Reading is a brilliant habit - anyone who reads will tell you how much they enjoy getting lost in a different world! If you aren’t a reader then we highly recommend taking up this amazing habit! We’ve compiled a list of romantic comedy books that will make you believe in love and giggle while doing so. You'll love to read these before going to bed!
7 Romance Novels That Will Make You Smile, Laugh, and Cry
Falling For The Ghost Of You by Nicole Christieristie
No, no, not a horror story. Or...is it? Well, you’ll just have to read the book to find out. This romantic comedy book is the story about 17 year old Violet Mercer who is smitten by Zane O’ Conner - a ridiculously hot guy who is way out of Violet’s league. But that’s not the problem. The problem would appear to be that Zane’s father is now Violet’s step father. Tricky situation. Also, that’s not the worst part. Violet and Zane through a turn of events end up living together and realise that they have fallen for each other - but then the biggest problem arises - Zane is keeping a massive secret from Violet.
Will Violet’s love for Zane still stand its ground after the secret is out? Go on then, read the book and find out.
Price: Rs 169 (for Kindle). Buy it here.
2. Wallbanger (Cocktail #1) by Alice Clayton
If you have read 50 Shades Of Grey or ever wanted to then this book should ideally be your initiation to all things naughty. Caroline has just settled into her new apartment in San Francisco and had decided to take a break from dating and relationships. However, her neighbour (who she doesn’t actually see for the longest time) makes her want to change her mind.
One night she finally goes to confront her “Wallbanger” neighbour and dear reader, shoot a guess. Put two and two together and the rest is easy to figure out.
Price: Rs 682. Buy it here.
3. Puppy Love by Nancy Krulik
Ever been in that situation when you are already in a relationship but have find yourself falling for another guy? Well, if yes, then this is the book for you! This is one those romance novels where love can happen anytime, anywhere.
Alana is a dog walker and she thoroughly enjoys her part-time job. However, she is baffled by how pampered these dogs are. She loves these dogs but wonders if all this royal treatment is actually worth it. To vent it all out she goes to Connor who, by the way, is not her boyfriend. As Sammy, her boyfriend, is very possessive about her, she begins to wonder if Connor is the right guy for her… Or, then again, is he?
Price: Rs 652. Buy it here.
4. Ditched: A Love Story by Robin Mellom
Ever been ditched last minute and had no idea what to do whatsoever? Well, have we found a book for you! Also, do you know how absolutely useless best friends can be sometimes? Well, Justina Griffith knows. Her best friend, Ian, asks her out to prom and then ditches her at the last moment. Very characteristic of her best friend, might we add.
Long story short - will this prom night lead to Justina finding her true love?
Price: Rs 1,169. Buy it here.
5. Coffeehouse Angel by Suzanne Selfors
It’s an adorable romance book, this. One that makes people go all, “Faith in humanity: Restored”. When Katrina spots a homeless person in a coffee shop, she decides to be a better person by giving him some food, just so that he can see the day through. But, turns out, this homeless man isn’t homeless at all.
This tiny act of kindness is going to turn Katrina’s life around.
Price: Rs 462. Buy it here.
6. Penelope by Marilyn Kaye
You’ve probably seen the movie with the same name. It was a very well-made movie too. It was one of those very few movies that actually did justice to the book.
This is the story of Penelope. She is born into a rich family, gets everything she wants. Penelope basically has the good life but there is one tiny problem. Her family is cursed and she has the snout of a pig instead of a nose. To overcome this curse, she has to fall in love and only the kiss of true love will reverse the curse.
Read the book to find out if she will find love and if she does, with whom?!
Price: Rs 841. Buy it here.
7. A Sudden Crush by Camilla Isley
Now this is quite an entertaining book that has a whole lot of things going on together, all at once. Joanna Price is a girl from the city who has it good in life. She is a book editor and had recently married the man of her dreams. They set off to holiday in the Caribbean but as fate would have had it, she was made to share the flight with Connor Duffield, a man from the countryside who hates girls like Joanna. As their plane crashes, they find themselves stranded in a desert.
They learn how to survive with each other but with the months that they spend together they also develop feelings for each other. Will their time spent together stand to break her marriage?
Price: Rs 739.38. Buy it here.
Well there you go. The perfect list of romance novels to get you through a bad breakup, a boring evening, or just to fall asleep. Read them and smile, because these rom-com stories are going to tug at your hearts. Take our word for it.