7 New Adult Romance Novels That'll Win You Over To the Genre

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New Adult Romance Novels

New adult romance is a rising genre, and we're lucky to have it! If you aren't familiar with new adult fiction, that's okay! Well-storied describes new adult as "books are obviously written with new adults in mind, specifically readers that fall between the ages of 18 and 25, though some consider the market to range as far as age 30."

Before new adult fiction hit its stride, there wasn't a lot of fiction for readers between new adult and adult-aged books. Folks who have recently graduated high school and have been thrust into adulthood and are still finding their footing have very different experiences than those still in high school and those with established careers and/or families.

People of all ages love romance novels, which makes new adult romance novels a popular subgenre. Keep reading for some great reading recommendations!

1. Treasure by Rebekah Weatherspoon

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Alexis Chambers is feeling pretty down on herself. Going to her sister's bachelorette party has been the highlight of her year. Especially now that she's back to being the family disappointment. She begins her freshman year of college and is surprised to share a class with the beautiful stripper, Treasure, from her sister's bachelorette party. It's taken a while, but Trisha Hamilton is finally able to save up the money to transfer to a four-year university. She hardly has time for a social life, but there's something about Alexis she's drawn to. Will Alexis work up the courage to tell Alexis she returns her feelings?

2. The Fall by Kate Stewart

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Dallas and Dean fell in love as teenagers and it was great, until it wasn't. Dallas worked so hard trying to for him, no longer the naïve woman he once knew. Seven years later, Dean is back. He's lived with the regret of letting Dallas go each and every day and needs her back in his life. But can he accept the woman Dallas is now? And can she forgive him?

3. The Gravity Between Us by Kristen Zimmer

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Kendall Bettencourt is Hollywood's rising star. She has everything, but misses the normalcy she used to know. Her best friend, Payton Taylor, is the one thing in her life that gives her that sense of normal, a break from the weird life of a celebrity. Payton agrees to move to LA, but she has a secret. She's in love with Kendall. They come to a point in their lives where they need each other more than ever, but will these feelings get in the way, or lead to something incredible?

4. Dump and Chase by Toni Aleo

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Shelli Adler has had a crush on Aiden Brooks since she was eleven. Now Aiden is an NHL star and bachelor determined to give his heart to the right woman. When he's ready to, that is. A gorgeous stranger approaches him after a party and after a night of mind-blowing sex, he finds her gone in the morning. Soon, Aiden finds out he's been traded to his absentee father's old team. His hockey career is falling into place, but he can't stop thinking about the mystery woman.

Dump and Chase will be released April 30.

5. Behind the Bars by Brittainy Cherry

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Elliot Adams and Jasmine Greene first met in high school. While she was the high school queen, Elliot was the awkward musician, but they bonded over music and loneliness in common. While sensitive Elliot's family was loving and there for him, Jasmine's stage mom is pushing her to be a pop star when she loves soul music. Years later, they run into each other in New Orleans and discover each other to be changed, but they both still have their music in common.

6. Into the Blue by Pene Henson

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Winner of a Lambda Literary Award, Into the Blue is about two lifelong friends, Tai Talagi and Ollie Birkstrom. After meeting on Oahu's North Shore as kids, they now live with Ollie's younger brother and some friends in an old beach house, sharing the bills and cooking. For years, Tai has repressed the feelings he has for Ollie. Their friendship means too much to him. But after Ollie heads off on his first world tour, a pro surfing career finally happening, things change. Will it finally be the time to start the relationship Tai has wanted for for so long?

7. Reckless by Lex Martin

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Tori Duran takes a job as a nanny to be nearby her pregnant sister. Too bad her boss, rancher Ethan Carter, is hot beyond belief. Not to mention the fact he's great with his kids. It turns out Ethan is attracted to Tori too, but after an awful divorce, he isn't looking for a relationship. Even if his kids absolutely adore her, she's sexy, challenges him, and he can't stop thinking about her. Both Tori and Ethan have a decision to make.

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