Contemporary Romance

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It Had To Be You

Hands down, this is the best screwball comedy romance I’ve ever read. I’m not sure why I overlooked Susan Elizabeth Phillips for so long, but after I picked up this novel I had to glom everything she wrote immediately. Phoebe Somerville is a blonde bombshell bimbo with a brain and heart that ...

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The Boyfriend School

While The Boyfriend School is not a romance novel per se, it shows up on several romance readers’ Desert Isle lists because it is an affectionate and hilarious view of the genre. I’m not sure how readily available it is, but check out your local library and you might get lucky. Gretchen Grine ...

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Silver Linings

Mattie Sharpe has met the perfect man - Hugh Abbott. Unfortunately, he's engaged to her sister, Arial. Mattie is not discouraged; she knows her sister well. The engagement will not last - all Mattie has to do is wait. True to form, Hugh and Arial break up. The night before Hugh is scheduled to ...

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Indiscretion

See, there's a rich guy who runs a company that builds airplane engines. His company hires a beautiful marketing director who's been badly burned in the past. They would fit nicely together if it weren't for a bitchy ex-girlfriend, a nasty uncle, and industrial spying/rumor-mongering. Sounds lik ...