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Fresh Fiction Favorite Contemporary Romances of 2018!

Every day from now through the end of the year, we’ll be sharing our reviewers’ favorite reads of 2018. A different genre will be featured every day! We’ll share why these books were some of our favorites and what made them so special. We hope you’ll share yours in the comments, too!

Today, we have our favorite contemporary romances of the year. Let us know what you think of our picks…

Reviewer: Clare O’Beara I enjoyed this lighthearted Amish romance greatly, with its points about what a wife can expect from her husband and how she can support herself even in traditional households.

Romance | Christian | Amish [Zebra, On Sale: June 26, 2018, Mass Market Paperback / e-Book, ISBN: 9781420144154 / eISBN: 9781420144161]

When a marriage breakup is imminent, the matchmakers get to work

 ***

JOSH AND HAZEL'S GUIDE TO NOT DATING by Christina Lauren

Reviewer: Svetlana
I loved the humor and chemistry the characters had. Discovered a new favorite author!

Romance Comedy [Gallery Books, On Sale: September 4, 2018, Trade Size / e-Book, ISBN: 9781501165856 / eISBN: 9781501165863]

A breath of fresh and worthy of excitement

Reviewer: Danielle This book came along to me at just the right time. I needed something fluffy but not totally frivolous, easy but still grounded, and sexy, but not just because. I've recommended this book widely and to anyone asking for a book to read. I LOVED it!

Romance Contemporary | Multicultural Romance [Berkley, On Sale: October 30, 2018, Trade Size / e-Book, ISBN: 9780399587689 / eISBN: 9780399587696]

Fun and frothy, sweet and sexy... The Proposal is a home run!

***

Reviewer: Sandra

This is vintage Susan Mallery. Just when you think you have read her best she raises the bar. Susan Mallery likes to make us sit and take notice of ourselves and probably identify with her characters - or at least acknowledge that they remind us of someone we know. I was so sorry when I came to the last page – it was like leaving good friends. This is a must-read.

Women's Fiction Contemporary | Romance Contemporary [MIRA, On Sale: January 23, 2018, Trade Size / e-Book, ISBN: 9780778330905 / eISBN: 9781488023682]

Not to be missed story that is sure to be a hit.

Working your way through life is tough!

Buy SISTERS LIKE US: Amazon.com | Kindle | BN.com | Apple Books | Kobo | Google Play | Powell's Books | Books-A-Million | Indiebound | Ripped Bodice | Amazon CA | Amazon UK | Amazon DE | Amazon FR

***

THE TWIN TEST by Rula Sinara

From Kenya, With Love #5
 

Reviewer: Clare O’Beara My pick for travel romance, set in Africa at a safari lodge and nearby elephant sanctuary. Some very important points are made about keeping elephants alive.

Romance Contemporary [Harlequin Heartwarming, On Sale: May 8, 2018, Paperback / e-Book, ISBN: 9781335633613 / eISBN: 9781488085048]

Majestic Kenya has shocks in store

***

THE MAP THAT LEADS TO YOU by J.P. Monninger

Reviewer: Svetlana I became a sucker for romance through this book, loved seeing Europe, and it is much better than other books I’ve read in this category!

Women's Fiction | Romance [St. Martin's Press, On Sale: June 12, 2018, Trade Paperback / e-Book, ISBN: 9781250060778 / eISBN: 9781466866560]

A heartwarming and sweeping tale of love and life!

***

HOW TO KEEP A SECRET by Sarah Morgan

Reviewer: Debbie Sarah Morgan knows how to tug on your heartstrings and this book certainly did that!

Romance Contemporary | Women's Fiction [HQN, On Sale: July 10, 2018, Trade Size / e-Book, ISBN: 9781335613004 / eISBN: 9781488095375]

A warm mix of bittersweet family secrets

Emotional and heart-wrenching tale of secrets and the power of love

THE FAMILY GATHERING by Robyn Carr

Sullivan's Crossing #3

Reviewer: Sandra Robyn Carr is a national treasure and THE FAMILY GATHERING is a perfect example of the magic between the covers of any of her books. It is part of an amazing series written by an author who easily dredges up smiles and warmth with her flawed wonderful characters. I’ve never met a Robyn Carr character that I didn’t love.

Romance Contemporary [MIRA, On Sale: April 17, 2018, Hardcover / e-Book, ISBN: 9780778330769 / eISBN: 9781488023552]

The best just got better.

***

AIN'T SHE A PEACH by Molly Harper

Southern Eclectic #4

Reviewer: Magdalena

I was really charmed by this book. I usually don't read much contemporary romance, but Molly Harper book suited my taste. Romance and humor that works for me!

Romance Contemporary | Women's Fiction [Gallery Books, On Sale: June 12, 2018, Trade Size / e-Book, ISBN: 9781501151330 / eISBN: 9781501151347]

Everything you want in a Southern rom-com!

This romance goes from fractious to fanta-bulous!

Buy AIN'T SHE A PEACH: Amazon.com | Kindle | BN.com | Apple Books | Kobo | Google Play | Powell's Books | Books- A-Million | Indiebound | Ripped Bodice | Amazon CA | Amazon UK | Amazon DE | Amazon FR

***

COOPER'S CHARM by Lori Foster

Love at the Resort #1

Reviewer: Annetta Lori Foster's books are real, fun, and easy reads that will pick you up every time.

Romance Contemporary | Women's Fiction Contemporary [HQN, On Sale: July 31, 2018, Trade Size / e-Book, ISBN: 9781335017529 / eISBN: 9781488095368]

Sweet romance that makes you want to find this place in real life!

A charming lake resort is the setting for a new series by Lori Foster

Buy COOPER'S CHARM: Amazon.com | Kindle | BN.com | Apple Books | Kobo | Google Play | Powell's Books | Books-A-Million | Indiebound | Ripped Bodice | Amazon CA | Amazon UK | Amazon DE | Amazon FR

***

BEFORE AND AGAIN by Barbara Delinsky

 

Reviewer: Sandra BEFORE AND AGAIN may be one of Barbara Delinsky’s best books and will be remembered long after the last word is read. She takes us on a voyage toward redemption after a simple, heartbreaking mistake. Doesn’t everyone deserve a second chance at happiness?

Women's Fiction [St. Martin's Press, On Sale: June 26, 2018, Hardcover / e-Book, ISBN: 9781250119490 / eISBN: 9781250119483]

A story that will grab hold of your mind and heart...

 

 

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