ast factor Maya would ever wish to do is date this loser once more. When she is invited to hitch Second Probability Romance, a brand new actuality present wherein Jordy will revisit previous relationships to seek out “the one which acquired away,” Maya has revenge on her thoughts. All she has to do is faux to be interested by Jordy for a couple of brief weeks, and if she will be able to make it to the top, she will be able to reject Jordy and expose him for the jerk he’s. There’s just one downside with Maya’s plan: Skye. Jordy’s ex Skye is beautiful, charismatic… and she or he simply so occurs to be the woman Jordy cheated on Maya with. How is Maya speculated to reside with this woman for six weeks?
This enemies-to-lovers sapphic romance exhibits us simply how good we might have it if these ladies on The Bachelor would cease chasing after a bland straight man and as a substitute fell in love with one another. Why can’t rom-coms be actual life?
Love & Different Disasters by Anita Kelly
Love & Different Disasters by Anita Kelly $15 at Bookshop
Are you extra of a Prime Chef individual than a Bachelor individual? Do you know there’s a complete slew of rom-com books set on actuality cooking exhibits? One of the best (and queerest) of these is Love & Different Disasters by Anita Kelly.
Dahlia Woodson is recovering from her current divorce and she or he’s able to do one thing daringly out-of-character, so she indicators as much as compete on the truth TV competitors present Chef’s Particular. Dahlia has her coronary heart set on profitable to show herself, however then she meets nonbinary contestant London. London Parker is aware of their journey on Chef’s Particular received’t be a simple one after they announce their pronouns on nationwide tv. However they’re right here to show the trolls (and their father) improper. Falling in love with a fellow contestant wasn’t a part of the plan, however Dahlia is tough to withstand.
Love & Different Disasters is a steamy romantic debut that can get your pulse racing. And if you happen to like it (why wouldn’t you?), look out for Anita Kelly’s M/M romance novel One thing Wild and Great, popping out in March.
Boyfriend Materials by Alexis Corridor
Boyfriend Materials by Alexis Corridor $14 at Bookshop
Increase your hand if you happen to love homosexual romance and faux relationship! In Boyfriend Materials, Luc O’Donnell is searching for a pleasant, regular boyfriend now that his rock star father’s comeback has put Luc within the public eye. A relationship with scandal-free barrister Oliver Blackwood would do wonders for Luc’s picture. Sadly, Luc and Oliver don’t have anything in frequent. The 2 resolve to faux date — no less than till Luc will get the press on his aspect. However everyone knows how these faux relationship issues go: Pretend relationship can begin to really feel a complete lot like actual relationship. The connection between Luc and Oliver, with all of its ups and downs, is endlessly charming and makes for a hilarious learn.
D’Vaughn and Kris Plan a Marriage ceremony by Chencia C. Higgins
D’Vaughn and Kris Plan a Marriage ceremony by Chencia C. Higgins $12 at Boookshop
Neglect faux relationship. This sapphic romance takes it a step additional with a complete faux marriage ceremony. In D’Vaughn and Kris Plan a Marriage ceremony, two ladies plan a faux marriage ceremony for a actuality TV present. Each have their very own causes for going by with the lie. Influencer Kris thinks a televised marriage ceremony is the proper option to elevate her model. In the meantime, D’Vaughn sees the general public occasion as an opportunity to come back out to her household. However as D’Vaughn and Kris each get extra concerned within the faux marriage charade, in addition they come to understand the worth of residing life authentically. D’Vaughn and Kris’s love story is the proper steadiness of candy and spicy. These two ladies find yourself bringing out one of the best in one another, and their chemistry is plain.
Queerly Beloved by Susie Dumond
Queerly Beloved by Susie Dumond $16 at Bookshop
What’s extra rom-com-esque than a fundamental character who works at a bakery? A baker protagonist who attends weddings professionally. After Amy is compelled out of the closet, the Christian bakery the place she works fires her on the spot. Fortunately, Amy is resourceful and finds a option to flip her people-pleasing expertise right into a full-on job: an expert bridesmaid for rent. Between her baking expertise and years of watching Say Sure to the Costume, Amy is the proper individual to help brides on their huge day. However will she be capable of juggle her job working at straight weddings and a budding romantic relationship with engaging engineer Charley? All whereas nonetheless being semi-closeted?