Top 10 Best Contemporary Romance Books

Contemporary romance books are sure to sparkle up the imagination and get you on the exciting and emotional journey with the protagonists. So, if you want to read a new and quality contemporary romance novel with a story based in contemporary situations and life, check this top 10 list.

Always There by Tiara Inserto

4.5 stars, 18 reviews

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Always There is a romance novel about Liana Murphy, a woman who has a plan to take the manager’s job in New Zealand and lead a men’s soccer team. Liana is forced to share an apartment with a man who is called “King of Rugby” and the attraction between them is undeniable. The story gets complicated when each of them should choose between love and their dream careers.

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Between a rock and a hot mess by Phyllis Bourne

4.5 stars, 143 reviews

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This contemporary romance book follows a story of Riley Sinclair who has a problem finding her future husband. All of Riley’s friends have already got married and Riley needs to find a way to get a man of her dreams. Riley wants to be more like the heroine of her favorite TV show Hot Mess, so she opts for a perfect solution – an interactive app where the star of Hot Mess gives the advice on how to become a men magnet.

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Calling Her Bluff by Kaia Danielle

4 stars, 37 reviews

best contemporary romance novel for adults

Kaia Danielle’s novel is a story about romance author Kamaria Wilson who came to Las Vegas with an intention to have some fun. The event that ruins Kamaria’s plans is the one-night stand with a man who she gets attracted to a lot more than expected.  Kamaria tries to avoid the attractive man but fate gets them together again. This adult novel is a great read to release some work-week stress

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Emergency Contact by Mary H.K. Choi

4.5 stars, 194 reviews

Steamy contemporary romance

Emergency Contact is about Penny Lee, a college student who wants to learn how to become a writer. Penny has a boyfriend who doesn’t actually know much about her and Penny is more than ready to head for college and leave everything behind in her hometown.  The contemporary romantic adventure begins when Penny meets Sam, a guy who lives through a bad chapter of his life.

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First Position by Melissa Brayden

4.5 stars, 75 reviews

best contemporary romance book for teens

Anastasia Mikhelson is a ballerina who becomes the rising star of the New York City Ballet. She is completely dedicated to achieving perfection and therefore she sacrifices her social life. This romantic story culminates when Anastasia meets Natalie Federico, a ballet prodigy who can put Anastasia’s status in danger. The rivalry between two dancers soon transforms into love sparkles.

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Glitterland by Alexis Hall

4.5 stars, 139 reviews

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Glitterland is the story about the golden boy of the English literary scene, Ash Winters, who suffers from clinical depression and writes pulp crime fiction novels. Ash lives between the cycles of his mental illness that affects every part of his everyday life. Such a depressing situation lasts all until Ash meets Darian Taylor, an aspiring model who lives in  the world of high fashion.

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Hate to want you by Alisha Rai

4.5 stars, 128 reviews

best contemporary romance novel

Livvy Kane and Nicholas Chandler had an agreement to share one perfect night of pleasure every year. This agreement proves to work just fine all until Livvy doesn’t show up one night. Nicholas becomes very nervous about the fact that Livvy didn’t show up, so he starts investigating what happened. Nicholas soon realizes that it’s impossible to be apart with Livvy. You can read the free ebook version of this romance with the Kindle app. 

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Heat Wave by Elyse Springer

4 stars, 26 reviews

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Heat Wave is the story about Sara Walker, a woman who lives a steady life, has a job she enjoys but doesn’t love, friends who are too busy to hang out with her, and doesn’t have a boyfriend. Sara’s life becomes suddenly not so steady as she meets Laura Murphy who makes her explore something new in her love life. This is one of the best contemporary romance books we’ve read. 

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Bollywood Affair by Sonali Dev

4 stars, 257 reviews

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Bollywood affair is the love story about Mili Rathod who hasn’t seen her husband in twenty years since she was promised to him at the age of four. The marriage Allowed Mili to study in America and learn everything that can make her a perfect modern wife.  Samir Rathod wants to secure a divorce for his older brother who has to marry Mili, but he becomes attracted to his brother’s future wife.

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Deadly Sexy by Beverly Jenkins

5 stars, 138 reviews

sexy contemporary romance novel

Deadly Sexy is the story about Jessi Teresa Blake who is one of the toughest sports agents around. Jessi’s Lexus gets suddenly broken down on the California freeway and fate gets her in the arms of a sexy trucker who gives her a lift back home. A great option if you’re looking for a little bit of a sexier contemporary romance novel. 

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