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5 Lighthearted Love Stories to Read if You’ve Just Rediscovered Romantic Comedies


5 Lighthearted Love Stories to Read if You’ve Just Rediscovered Romantic Comedies

Whether it’s the brother-of-my-best-friend megahit The Kissing Booth or the delightful workplace romance Set It Up, our favourite love-hate-watch Younger or the whimsy of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, streaming services are reviving the rom-com and we couldn’t be happier.

Ask any romance reader though, and we’ll tell you that the rom-com never really went away. A host of smart, funny heroes and heroines have met, bumbled, mistaken each other’s intentions, embarrassed each other in public, helped make the other’s dreams come true and run to each other through every kind of weather for a passionate kiss.  So if you’re longing for savvy story of two people who stumble into each other, then into love, please meet-cute these delightful reads.



5 Lighthearted Love Stories to Read if You’ve Just Rediscovered Romantic Comedies

In at the Deep End by Penelope Janu

A quick-witted, contemporary romance about losing your cool.

“…a clever tale of accidental love that I enjoyed immensely. It is well worth the effort to dive in deep and take a chance on this refreshing novel” – Goodreads Review 

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Love, Dogs, and other Catastrophes by Coleen Kwan

He knew everything he wanted…until she showed him everything he never knew he needed

” Love, Dogs And Other Catastrophes by Coleen Kwan was an enjoyable read with pleasant characters and a story that is heartfelt with its share of drama and passion throughout.” – Goodreads review

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The Modern Woman’s Guide to Finding a Knight by Anna Klein

All’s Faire in love and war…

“a very amusing tale full of twists, turns and even intrigue and it was such a delight to settle in and read” – Goodreads review

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Run for the Hills by Carla Caruso

The Belshaw brothers are back in Balkissoch…

‘A sweet romance with just enough steam, gives you the feels and holds you tight from start to finish. ‘ – Goodreads review

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Juliet Madison’s Romantic Comedy Collection

From Juliet Madison, the Queen of Romantic Comedy, comes a collection of three funny, fabulous stories with a touch of magic.

‘Loved this book! So many heart-warming and LOL moments!!!’ – Rachael Johns on Fast Forward  

‘I absolutely loved I Dream Of Johnny. It was fun and laugh out loud funny. ‘ – Goodreads review

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Happy reading ❤️

*me when I get a new book*



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