06 February 2024

short, quick romances | top ten tuesday

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happy tuesday!

february is a short, quick month, so here are a few short, quick (delightful) romances.

almost like being in love by sariah wilson

"A modern-day Ohio woman and a seventeenth-century Scottish laird fall in love at first sight in a magical holiday romance by Sariah Wilson, the bestselling author of The Chemistry of Love."

book nerds and boyfriends collection by sarah monzon

"It all started with a bet and a book."

the cupcake dilemma by jennifer rodewald

"It all started with an extra assignment delegated to me at school right before Valentine's Day... but before we get too far, let me begin by stating this clearly. I was voluntold."

the improbable meet cute collection by christina lauren, abby jimenez, sally thorne, jasmine guillory, ashley poston + sariah wilson

"What makes love stick? Is it the irresistible spark when you lock eyes across a piazza in Rome? Is it feeling the earth move under your feet? (Wait—that was an actual earthquake.) In these six serendipitous short stories, bestselling authors turn improbable first encounters into hopelessly romantic happy ever afters."

jilted by carla laureano

"Three days. Two jaded hearts. One unexpected love."

loathe to love you by ali hazelwood

"From the New York Times bestselling author of The Love Hypothesis comes a collection of steamy, STEMinist novellas featuring a trio of engineers and their loves in loathing."

take a chance on me by becky wade

"When baker Penelope Quinn steps in to help her brother’s family through a medical crisis, she’s forced into close proximity with charming Air Force fighter pilot Eli Price."

there goes the groom by esther hatch

"Catching a husband has never been so complicated."

three little words by melissa tagg

"Ava Kingsley and Seth Walker might be the most unlikely friends ever. The only thing these two polar opposites have in common is a knack for wordsmithing."

visions of you by catherine cowles

"I’ve only ever had one secret: I’ve been in love with my best friend’s brother for as long as I can remember."

what short, quick romances have you enjoyed?


  1. Anonymous6/2/24 09:13

    Multiple people went with a strictly romance theme this week! It’s fun with Valentine’s Day coming up so soon.

    Here is my Top Ten Tuesday post.


  2. Anonymous6/2/24 10:29

    The Cupcake Dilemma has such a cute cover.

    Here is our Top Ten Tuesday.


  3. Interesting list. I haven't heard of any of these but they certainly look interesting based on the covers.