In 2020, I wrote a blog post recommending the perfect romance reads for February, and I thought I would make another one for the 2022 Valentine season! And yesterday was my birthday, so I went extra for the main image.
The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood
An adorable fake dating romance read set in the STEM labs of Stanford. The heroine has a giant sweet tooth, and the hero is a grump but will buy her all the PSLs her heart desires. Features idiot lovers, chaotic besties, and cute dates!
Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Casiopea Tun accidentally awakens and ties herself to Hun- Kamé, the god of the Underworld, and together they road trip through Mexico to secure his rightful place on the throne. Gods of Jade and Shadow is a must-read for gothic latinos looking to explore Mexico and for those looking for a comforting romance.
Josh and Hazel’s Guide to not dating by Christina Lauren
Two friends decide to set each other up on blind dates and inadvertently end up hooking up and falling in love. And they were roommates! Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating is a sweet romance with a chaotic female lead, a compassionate hero, and an idiots-to-lover kind of romance.
Act your Age Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert
Eve Brown’s late-night drive leaves her stranded at a Bed and breakfast, and soon she’s cooking up meals for guests and crushing on her boss, Jacob.
You had me at Hola by Alexis Daria
A romance read with telenovela elements: an awkward love interest, Spanish lessons, and great chemistry. You had me at Hola is a hot and quick read!
Corazon/ Tesoro or any of Yesika Salgado’s poetry collections
Salgado’s poetry feature’s themes of love, family, gentrification, and longing for home (El Salvador). If you have not read any of her works, now is a perfect time.
These are my top picks for spending your valentine’s day. Is there another book you would have added to the list?
until next time book lovers stay living in libros,
I was feeling my look, so I decided to post it again.
My honorable mention romance reads
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