Now Read This! January 2022: 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: Reality TV or Classics Retold? Reality TV --> Q2: Cooking Competition (Love & Other Disasters by Anita Kelly) or Fake Wedding (D'Vaughn & Kris Plan a Wedding by Chencia C. Higgins) Classics Retold --> Q3: Cupid & Psyche (Electric Idol by Katee Robert) or Romeo & Juliet (Ramón and Julieta by Alana Quintana Albertson).

Love & Other Disasters

Dahlia and London meet on a cooking competition show, but how can they build a future together when only one of them can win?  

D'vaughn and Kris Plan A Wedding

As contestants on Instant I Do, D'Vaughn and Kris must convince their families they're wildly in love—but is it a lie?

Electric Idol

It's the story of Cupid and Psyche as you've never seen it before in this steamy dystopian fantasy romance.

Ramón and Julieta

United by fate but divided by tacos, these star-crossed lovers put a fresh twist on Shakespeare's classic tragedy.