Happiness Guaranteed: Romance Recommendations for Valentine’s Day

Romance Books

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, Cook Library’s Romance book selector Erica O’Rourke shares a few of her favorite titles. Erica talks about what differentiates a romance from a love story then suggests books for fans of Bridgerton, those looking for something contemporary, and even some titles for anyone celebrating Galentine’s Day.


Bridgerton (series) by Julia Quinn

The Wildes of Lindow Castle (series) by Eloisa James

The Lady’s Guide To Celestial Mechanics and The Care and Feeding of Waspish Widows by Olivia Waite

Make Up Break Up by Lily Menon.

Brown Sisters (series) by Talia Hibbert

The Ex Talk by Rachel Lynn Solomon

Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie

Yes Please by Amy Poehler

Bossypants by Tina Fey.

Parks & Recreation Season 2 – includes the episode with Galentine’s Day.

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