Jenny Recommends

Romance author Jenny L. Howe is joining us on Saturday, August 19th as a guest bookseller for Bookstore Romance day! To celebrate, here are some of her favorite YA and adult romance reads:

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For Twice In My Life By Annette Christie Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316451031
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Little, Brown and Company - February 7th, 2023

Annette Christie writes with an unmatched charm, wit, and sincerity, depicting Layla’s struggles to decide between doing what she knows is right and doing what feels right with such genuine authenticity that it's impossible not to root for her. FOR TWICE IN MY LIFE grabbed me from the first page and didn't let my heart go, even long after I'd finished. If there was ever a book I wish I could read twice for the first time, it’s this one.


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Sorry, Bro By Taleen Voskuni Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593547304
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Berkley - January 31st, 2023

A thoughtful exploration of the ways our roots define us, all wrapped up in the most delightful romance.


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Love in the Time of Serial Killers By Alicia Thompson Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593438657
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Published: Berkley - August 16th, 2022

This book is for anyone who loves to laugh, enjoys a swoonworthy romance, and maybe gets a little too fascinated by true-crime dramas. (Like me. I am this person.)


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Fat Chance, Charlie Vega By Crystal Maldonado Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780823451319
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Holiday House - January 11th, 2022

This is the YA book I needed as a teen—a smart, sweet romance with a plus-size main character that made me feel so seen.


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Bet on It: A Novel By Jodie Slaughter Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250821829
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - July 12th, 2022

Flirting via Bingo—need I say more? Jodie Slaughter is one of my go-to romance authors!


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You Wouldn't Dare: A Novel By Samantha Markum Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250846785
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Wednesday Books - March 28th, 2023

This is the friends-to-lovers, summer YA romance you need in your life.


In the Case of Heartbreak (Fern Falls #2) By Courtney Kae Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781496738974
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Kensington - July 25th, 2023

Tastes Like Shakkar: A Novel (If Shakespeare Were an Auntie #2) By Nisha Sharma Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063001145
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Avon - August 1st, 2023

Wanderlust By Elle Everhart Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593545089
Availability: Available to Order
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - July 4th, 2023

The First Date Prophecy: A Hilarious and Nostalgic Love Story By Kate Tamberelli, Danny Tamberelli Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781496742841
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Kensington - June 27th, 2023

Mrs. Nash's Ashes By Sarah Adler Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593547793
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Berkley - May 23rd, 2023

Chef's Choice: A Novel (Chef's Kiss #2) By TJ Alexander Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982189105
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Atria/Emily Bestler Books - May 30th, 2023

Ghosted: A Northanger Abbey Novel By Amanda Quain Cover Image
$20.00
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ISBN: 9781250865076
Published: Wednesday Books - July 25th, 2023

Out of Character By Jenna Miller Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063243323
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Quill Tree Books - February 7th, 2023

Not Here to Stay Friends By Kaitlyn Hill Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593483701
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Delacorte Press - April 4th, 2023

Plus One By Kelsey Rodkey Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063243729
Availability: Available to Order
Published: HarperTeen - June 27th, 2023

Blackout: A Novel By Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, Nicola Yoon Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780063088108
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Quill Tree Books - May 31st, 2022

The Dos and Donuts of Love By Adiba Jaigirdar Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250842114
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - June 6th, 2023

Going Bicoastal By Dahlia Adler Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781250871640
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Published: Wednesday Books - June 13th, 2023

Kiss & Tell By Adib Khorram Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780593325278
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Dial Books - April 25th, 2023