The Best Romance Books of January

Posted by Hayley on January 1, 2019
Do you know who you'll be falling in love with this month? We've got suggestions…

Every month, our team takes a look at the new romance books and how early readers are responding to them. We use this information to curate a list of soon-to-be-beloved favorites, from sizzling contemporary love stories to scandalous historical romances.

For January, we have happily-ever-afters waiting for you with an English know-it-all, a sexy house flipper, a rugged town sheriff, and more! Add what looks good to your Want to Read shelf, and let us know what you're reading and recommending in the comments.



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Darcy's dream man is her twin brother's best friend. The forbidden crush turns into a full-blown problem when the two guys plot to renovate the run-down cottage she calls home.

Release Date: January 29



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Suspecting her aunt's been murdered, Samantha returns to Deerhaven, California, and collides with Hunter, her childhood protector who's now the town's brooding sheriff.

Release Date: January 29



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In this retelling of Pride and Prejudice set in modern-day Pakistan, the Binat family worries about their prospects as practical Alys clashes with the wealthy Valentine Darsee.

Release Date: January 15



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Assistants are supposed to make life easier. Instead, Dani has Milo, an arrogant know-it-all with an impossibly sexy English accent. She's not sure what he wants more: her or her job.

Release Date: January 28



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Francesca breaks her vows before leaving the wedding chapel. With two powerful men vying for her heart, she wonders if all love stories really deserve a happy ending.

Release Date: January 9



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All Canaan wanted was a simple camping trip with his friends and Navy SEAL Renzo, who's posing as his boyfriend. Then a flash flood leaves Canaan and Renzo stranded in the woods.

Release Date: January 29



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What's the opposite of a meet-cute? After accidentally vandalizing his car (while he watched), Annalise squares off against Bennet in a battle of wills, fighting for the same job.

Release Date: January 21



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India is in trouble. Desperate, she accepts help from billionaire Jericho Forge—for a price. The gamble catapults her into a world of intrigue, obscene displays of wealth, and danger.

Release Date: January 15



Which new romance books are you most excited to read? Let us know in the comments!


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message 1: by Lighty (new)

Lighty Sally Thorne is what I'm waiting for *-*


message 2: by Vari (new)

Vari Definitely, “If I Only Knew” by Corinne Michaels! 😍


message 3: by Bibliyohan (new)

Bibliyohan Blackthorn ➰ I'm here for L.J. Shen's The Kiss Thief ♥o♥


message 4: by Crysallys (new)

Crysallys Can't wait for L.J Shen's The Kiss Thief!!!!


message 5: by Maga (new)

Maga Pali I'm excited, it comes interesting stories, good authors.


message 6: by S (new)

S Can’t wait to read We Shouldn’t by Vi Keeland & The Kiss Thief by LJ Shen . I have already listened to the audiobook of If I Only Knew by Corrine Micheals and that would be third on my list for Jan . Loved the audiobook and can’t wait to read the book


message 7: by Galit (new)

Galit Hadar The kiss thief is my recommendation ❤


message 8: by Vickie (new)

Vickie Kiss Thief was great! But can’t wait for We Shouldn’t, Vi is one of me Favorites! I listened to If I only Knew Corinne never ever disappoints! Can’t wait to have the book!


message 9: by Melissa (new)

Melissa yes great list!


message 10: by Katie (new)

Katie Mccormick Tangled Like Us by Krista & Becca Ritchie😍😍


message 11: by Jacqueline (new)

Jacqueline 99 Percent Mine, real excited for it


message 12: by kookyquinn (new)

kookyquinn I'm waiting for Ruthless King by Maya Hughes!!!


message 13: by The FountainPenDiva, Old school geek chick and lover of teddy bears (last edited Jan 06, 2019 10:41PM) (new)

The FountainPenDiva, Old school geek chick and lover of teddy bears "Once Ghosted, Twice Shy"
Once Ghosted, Twice Shy (Reluctant Royals, #2.5) by Alyssa Cole by the awesome Alyssa Cole. Come on Goodreads, do better with your lists #WeNeedDiverseBooks #ownvoices. It's 2019.


message 14: by Chasity (new)

Chasity Place Just finished "The Kiss Thief", "A Stolen Kiss" and impatiently waiting for Gentlemen Sinner"


message 15: by Kathy (new)

Kathy Personally like the blurb for "Unmarriageable" by Soniah Kamal, I love a good P&P redo, and this one sounds like fun.


message 16: by Glynda (new)

Glynda Roy Sorry, but I think your team has a very narrow view.


message 17: by Malettra (new)

Malettra jackson Rough Terrain I would love to read that book❤


message 18: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth Meghan march deal with the devil


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