24 New and Upcoming Romantic Comedies to Fall For

Posted by Marie on June 7, 2019
After a comeback that left readers breathless last year, romantic comedies are thriving on bookshelves, rising to the top of bestseller lists, and being snapped up for TV and movie adaptations.

While these lighthearted love stories are meant to make romance readers laugh, they're also bound to make them cry (with happiness!) as they explore all the ups and downs of modern-day relationships.

The books in this roundup are no exception. Starring adorkable leads—including two rival dating app creators, a pair of "unhoneymooners," a crown prince and a president's son, and a die-hard romantic waiting for her own Tom Hanks—these popular and highly anticipated titles show that we have now entered a rom-com renaissance.

Browse our selection below, which we put together by taking a look at average star ratings, number of ratings, and how many times Goodreads members have added a book to their Want to Read shelf. Which picks do you think will be "the one" for you?


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Which romantic comedy are you most excited about? Tell us in the comments!

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message 1: by Kristin (new)

Kristin Davison <3


message 2: by Amy (new)

Amy This covers all have the same style.


message 3: by Kate (new)

Kate I've just added so many of these to my TBR list, I wonder how many I will get though xxx


message 4: by Dana Al-Basha (new)

Dana Al-Basha دانة الباشا All the covers are gorgeous, bright and happy! I love this cover and novels trend... I want them ALL!




message 5: by Lynn (new)

Lynn Amy wrote: "This covers all have the same style."
They are attractive covers but what's inside? I find most romances as formulaic and totally flat. Often written by committee rather than being original. Maybe a Lifetime or Hallmark Channel movie.


·.¸¸.·♩♪♫ Shilpee ♫♪♩·.¸¸.· Dana Al-Basha wrote: "All the covers are gorgeous, bright and happy! I love this cover and novels trend... I want them ALL!

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I feel the same! I want to read them all!


Carla *Jen7waters* God, these sound good (⊙‿⊙✿)


message 8: by Emily (new)

Emily Ashwell these book seem like the best ;3


message 9: by Alexandra (new)

Alexandra Consolver Lynn wrote: "Amy wrote: "This covers all have the same style."
They are attractive covers but what's inside? I find most romances as formulaic and totally flat. Often written by committee rather than being orig..."


I have just started reading romance in the past few years. I'm finding a lot more variance than I expected. :)


message 10: by Elyse (new)

Elyse I really dislike the cartoony covers. Makes them look like they're for younger audiences. Not that I'm looking for bodice ripper covers but just more mature, I guess. That being said, I do have ARCs for a couple of these!


message 11: by Rebeca (new)

Rebeca santana All these covers are so cute!!


message 12: by [deleted user] (new)

I don't read a lot of romance but lately they have been really appealing to me and I love the cartoonish, cutesy covers! Lots here I want to read.


message 13: by AV (new)

AV These covers are amazing! So refreshing and safe to read in public 😂


message 14: by Ayda (new)

Ayda Covers just attract me a lot! they are colorful and alluring


message 15: by Sam! (new)

Sam! at the bookstore Dana Al-Basha wrote: "All the covers are gorgeous, bright and happy! I love this cover and novels trend... I want them ALL!

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Oh my gosh, me too!!! They're just so adorable and look good on my shelves :)


message 16: by Seantheaussie (new)

Seantheaussie 99 Percent Mine is a romcom??? Not the dreary part I read before DNFing.

Lucy Parker is the queen of romcoms AFAIAC.


message 17: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie absolutely love the cover styles!!!


message 18: by Laura (new)

Laura Mejía i'm so excited to read these books, the covers are gorgeous and i gotta admit i'm a sucker for RomComs ♥️


message 19: by nitya (new)

nitya 95% of this post is my TBR haaaa

And I adore the covers, they’re cute and not contrived/messy :)


message 20: by Sara (new)

Sara Elyse wrote: "I really dislike the cartoony covers. Makes them look like they're for younger audiences. Not that I'm looking for bodice ripper covers but just more mature, I guess. That being said, I do have ARC..."

I am not a huge fan either. I thought the first 2 or 3 that I saw were cute but now they are everywhere. They give the appearance of a light and fluffy book when many of them are way more than that.


message 21: by Rose (new)

Rose I cannot share to my grouo on facebook only on profile :(


message 22: by Laura (new)

Laura so many fun ones that I want to read! loving the diversity of cultures :) added several to my tbr!


message 23: by Christian (new)

Christian Bunce Amy wrote: "This covers all have the same style."
They really do lol


message 24: by Karina (new)

Karina Almeroth Someone please look up Shampoo by moi, Karina Almeroth, if you like romantic comedies!!!!!!!!!


message 25: by Annette (new)

Annette C I can't believe you didn't include "Life and other Inconveniences" by Kristan Higgins. It comes out in August and I can't wait. She is one of my favorite authors.


message 26: by Karina (last edited Jul 06, 2019 12:58PM) (new)

Karina Almeroth Mostly Dead Things should be up here...darkly funny take on grief, with romance too. But I guess not a traditional rom-com, so it gets left out!! Sigh!! This world we live in, so full of rules. Anything quirky or non-traditional to the norm, gets left out!!


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