Author Catherine Bybee's 8 Favorite Books and Authors, Ever

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Author Catherine Bybee Tells Us What Books and Authors She Loves to Read

We're lucky enough to get some serious book recommendations from New York Times bestselling romance author, Catherine Bybee.

Catherine has quite the career under her belt. She's written countless bestsellers, her books have been translated into more than twenty languages, and she's sold more than 5 million copies of her books. Impressive, right?

If you love romance novels or just need a good book to read, take a look at some of Catherine Bybee's favorite books and authors below. Add them to your cart and start reading!

1. Anything by Author, Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

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Catherine says: "The Flame and the Flower, Shanna, The Wolf and the Doveā€¦ this woman's epic historical romance is what turned me on to reading romance novels."

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It's easy to see why Bybee recommends Kathleen E. Woodiwiss books. She's sold more than thirty-six million copies of her novels and is touted as one of the most successful romance novelists and storytellers, ever.

2. Perfect by Judith McNaught

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Catherine says: "Contemporary romance that never left my head after I put the book down."

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Perfect tells the tale of foster child, Julie Mathison who has become a respected teacher in small town Texas. Her kindness and charitable work makes her a staple in her school. But when Academy Award-winning actor, Zachary Benedict bulldozes escapes prison he takes Julie Mathison as hostage to a remote cabin hideout in Colorado. They embark on a journey that brings them closer together than they ever thought.

3. Smooth Talking Stranger by Lisa Kleypas

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Catherine says: "Who doesn't love a cowboy who likes children?"

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We're big fans of author, Lisa Kleypas here at and we completely agree with Catherine when recommending this fun romance novel.

4. Crazy Little Thing by Tracy Brogan

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Catherine says: "A laugh out loud, funny rom-com!".

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When Sadie Turner's "perfect" life unravels she escapes to her aunt's lake house. She soon finds herself falling for her sexy neighbor, Desmond. She'll soon learn that life is more fun with imperfection.

5. The Accidentally Series by Dakota Cassidy

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Catherine says: "[I recommend] just about anything I've read of hers. Pee-your-pants funny paranormal romance".

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If you love supernatural stories you'll absolutely love the story of Roxanne McNally, a grim reaper who has been tasked with reaping the soul of legendary werewolf, Marty Andrews Flaherty. Luckily, there are many more books in the Accidentally series, all of which you can read whenever!

6. Dead Ringer by Mary Burton

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Catherine says: "I have not read romantic suspense from her I didn't love. Dead Ringer stands out as I look through my stack of books."

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You might have to sleep with the light on after reading Dead Ringer but Mary Burton does a phenomenal job of keeping you on the edge of your seat. Your heart might need a break after reading such a suspenseful novel.

7. The Crossfire Series by Sylvia Day

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Catherine says: For when you want it HOT!

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Touted as one of the sexiest romance novels ,The Crossfire series will satiated the appetite of the most die-hard romance novel fans. You'll have a hard time shaking the characters and sexy plot lines.

8. Burning Alive by Shannon K. Butcher

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Catherine says: I loved the whole series, but the first one is a [the perfect mixture of] paranormal with a splash of science fiction.

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Helen Day is having visions...of her own death. When she sees the man of her dreams staring at her, she tries to escape but instead, ends up in his arms. Their romance might develop into something more, a weapon of sorts...

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