Get Your Caffeine Fix With These Romance Novels Set Coffee Shops
Amazing coffee shop romances to warm up your heart!
Coffee Shop Romance Novels
If you go on Archive of Our Own, you'll find 738 pages of fan fiction stories tagged "Alternate Universe - Coffee Shops & Cafes." That's 14,743 different fan fiction stories set in coffee shops alone! With so many fan fiction stories, it only makes sense coffee shop romance novels would be popular too, and they are!
After all, coffee shops are places most people step into every once in a while whether they like coffee or not because most have a huge variety of drinks to choose from. Coffee shops are great places to work on homework, read, or write, and they can be a great place to be employed, especially if you enjoy interacting with people. That makes coffee shops especially appealing when it comes to romance! Whether it's a meet-cute between a barista and an awkward customer, two coworkers slowly falling in love, or the coffee shop owner falling in love with their child's teacher, there are plenty of different opportunities to write about in coffee shop romance novels.
If you're a fan of coffee, you're sure to be interested in these coffee-inspired books. Do yourself a favor and check them out. Don't forget to make yourself a cup of coffee first!
Stand By You by A.M. Arthur
Three months ago, Romy Myers was rescued from his abusive boyfriend by ex-football player, Brendan Walker. Since then, Romy has begun working in his friend's new coffee shop and is working on his social anxiety. Brendan has been a huge help throughout it all. Brendan has felt protective of Romy since the day he saved him. They text on a regular basis, Brendan takes Romy to the gym, and they've become genuine friends. Except Brendan isn't feeling so platonic toward Romy anymore. After they get into an argument that ends in them making out, things change between the two men forever.
Mugs of Love by Norma Jean Karlsson
Eight years ago, Garrett Sharp's life ended, but he stood strong and now he feels like a different person. His furniture is across the from Emily Garner's coffee house and each day, he gets to glimpse her warmth and happiness. Six months after Garrett's store opens, Emily walks into his store, changing both their lives forever. In order to find their happiness together, Garrett must find a way to beat his demons and Emily needs to learn to trust again.
Love and a Latte by Jamie Pope
Chase Drayson is determined to get the West Coast bakery off the ground and has little time to spare. But when Amber Bernard, the bakery's lovely barista gifts Chase with a latte, he begins to fantasize about having Amber in his life. Chase is Amber's boss and she isn't one to put her professional future at risk. Besides, she needs this job so she can finance her jewelry making dream. Her feelings for Chase continue to grow, but will it be enough to take the risk?
No Strings Attached by Harper Bliss
Her whole life, Micky Ferro has lived for other people, has done what they wanted. She married a man like she was supposed to, had children like she was supposed to, and even became a stay-at-home mom. When her best friend helped Micky realize she wasn't happy, she filed for divorce and began to live for herself for the first time. Micky decides to get a job at The Pink Bean, her neighborhood coffee house, on the first anniversary of her divorce. It changes her life, but not as much as the Robin, the loud customer who stops by each day.
Whole Latte Love by Rachelle Ayala
Carina Chen is an investment banking intern set to room with barista and musician Dylan Jewell for the summer. Carina immediately insists they have rules of conduct for the apartment because, well, he's just too good-looking and she doesn't trust herself. Carina's boss wants her to turn Dylan into a businessman, and Dylan has trouble understanding how he is falling in love with a woman who puts profits before people. Dylan refuses to budge, so Carina decides to gamble everything for a night with Dylan. Will they each find what they're looking for?
Knit Tight by Annabeth Albert
In Portland's coffee scene, Brady is known for his incredible flair and the way he makes each mug a work of art. Wednesdays are "Knit Night," when dozens of women bring their knitting needles to the shop to knit together. On night, a distractingly handsome stranger walks into the coffee shop, tying Brady's stomach into knots. Evren turns out to be the nephew of yarn shop owner located down the street. Brady can't wait for the next Knit Night, hoping to see Evren again. However, his attempt to ask Evren out don't go as planned.
Forever's Promise by Farrah Rochon
Shayla Kirkland returns home to Louisiana after tragedy strikes. She stays busy reconnecting with her family, running the coffee shop she recently opened, and caring for her nieces. Emergency room doctor Xavier Wright is new in town, looking for a nice place to heal his broken heart. He doesn't expect to meet Shayla and really doesn't expect to fall for her. Shayla hadn't planned to get involved with anyone, but there's something about Xavier. But how can she fall for someone who doesn't plan to stay?
Something True by Karelia Stetz-Waters
Tate Grafton began working at Out in Portland Coffee as a way to repay the shop's owner for giving her a home when she was a homeless teenager. Now, nine years later, the coffee shop is suffering and Tate isn't sure what to do with her life. She meets a stranger and they share a passionate night together, but the woman disappears before Tate can even get her name. Laura Enfield is just supposed to be visiting Portland long enough to oversee a business deal - shutting down a coffee shop - but ends up spending the night with an employee of the shop. Laura is still in the closet and her father is a conservative politician, and her lies are beginning to catch up with her. Will Tate inspire Laura to finally begin living for herself?
Cafe Au Lait by Courtney Hunt
Part of the Cupid's Coffeeshop series, Cafe Au Lait is set in Ashford Falls Cafe, a struggling business. The owner decides the best course of action is to hire a business consultant, who suggests that artisan chef Kennedy Roberts reduce the cost, and subsequently the quality, of the ingredients she uses. That business consultant turns out to be her childhood best friend's annoying little brother, Alex Wells. Except now Alex is all grown up, infuriating, and seems determined to win Kennedy's heart.
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