Now Read This! August 2021: Romance Recommendations

Our Now Read This! newsletters offer suggestions for your next favorite read, from hidden gems to the latest hot pick. Available in six genres, these newsletters include:

  • a featured book of the month
  • a special event worth checking out
  • a curated selection of newly acquired and upcoming titles
  • booklists for further reading

Whether you prefer unconventional love stories or traditional bodice-rippers, your friendly BPL Reader Services Librarians have recommendations for every reader.

Answer the questions and follow the arrows in the flowchart below to get a reading recommendation from this month's Romance newsletter. Sign up for our newsletters here.

Q1: Latest in a big series or a debut author? Series —> Q2: Celebrity Struggles or Psychics & Shapeshifters? Celebrity Struggles: While We Were Dating by Jasmine Guillory | Psychics & Shapeshifters: Last Guard by Nalini Singh | Debut Author —> Q3: Reality TV or Creature Feature? | Reality TV: If the Shoe Fits by Julie Murphy | Creature Feature: I Kissed a Girl by Jennet Alexander.

While We Were Dating

In this spinoff from The Wedding Date, Ben Stephens and a famous actress struggle to keep their working relationship strictly professional.

Last Guard

The latest installment of the paranormal Psy-Changeling series finds two loners working together to avert catastrophe.

If the Shoe Fits

Murphy, author of YA hits such as Dumplin' and Pumpkin, kicks off her debut adult series with a Cinderella romance on a reality TV set.

I Kissed a Girl

An up-and-coming actress and her makeup artist find themselves on a horror movie set but acting out a romcom!