Hot Stuff: The summer’s 8 best romance novels are thrilling, fun, and resonant romps

By Maureen Lee Lenker August 30, 2022 at 03:00 PM EDT

Summer 2022 brought a veritable smorgasbord of scintillating romance choices, from unique historicals to engrossing contemporary rom-coms. [check your library first!]

  • For the Love of the Bard, by Jessica Martin
  • Always Be My Duchess, by Amalie Howard
  • The Accidental Pinup, by Danielle Jackson
  • The Hookup Plan, by Farrah Rochon


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