Goodread’s 100 Best Romance Novels of the Past Three Years 

Romance novels are one of the most popular genres that many people flock to. A good romance novel makes you believe in true love and love stories capture that feeling effortlessly. Plus, who doesn’t like a feel-good novel or a dangerous adventure. Luckily for us, Goodreads has made a list of the 100 best romance novels of the past three years. 

Goodread's 100 Best Romance Novels of the Past Three Years 
Goodread’s 100 Best Romance Novels of the Past Three Years 

Yes, you read that right. Goodreads has compiled a list of the best romance novels released in the three previous years. The list was made by Goodreads looking at the most shelved and recommended novels over the last three years. When you have a website as big as Goodreads, the great thing is they can track their own data to get a good idea of what books are popular.  

Goodread’s 100 Best Romance Novels of the Past Three Years 

  • People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry 
  • The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood 
  • Beach Read by Emily Henry 
  • Reminders of Him by Colleen Hoover 
  • Book Lovers by Emily Henry 
  • The Spanish Love Deception by Elena Armas 
  • It Starts with Us (It Ends with Us, #2) by Colleen Hoover 
  • Things We Never Got Over (Knockemout, #1) 
  • It Happened One Summer (Bellinger Sisters, #1) 
  • One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston 
  • Every Summer After by Carley Fortune 
  • Love on the Brain by Ali Hazelwood 
  • Twisted Love by Ana Huang 
  • Hook, Line, and Sinker (Bellinger Sisters, #2) by Tessa Bailey 
  • The Soulmate Equation by Christina Lauren 
  • Seven Days in June by Tia Williams 
  • Neon Gods (Dark Olympus, #1) by Katee Robert 
  • The Ex Hex (The Ex Hex, #1) by Erin Sterling 
  • The Fine Print (Dreamland Billionaires, #1) by Lauren Asher 
  • In a Holidaze by Christina Lauren 
  • Twisted Games (Twisted, #2) by Ana Huang 
  • You Deserve Each Other by Sarah Hogle 
  • The Cheat Sheet by Sarah Adams 
  • Twisted Hate (Twisted, #3) by Ana Huang 
  • The American Roommate Experiment (Spanish Love Deception, #2) by Elena Armas 
  • The Heart Principle (The Kiss Quotient, #3) by Helen Hoang 
  • Boyfriend Material (London Calling, #1) by Alexis Hall 
  • The Switch by Beth O’Leary 
  • Icebreaker by Hannah Grace 
  • Terms and Conditions by Lauren Asher 
  • ALL RHODES LEAD HERE by Mariana Zapata 
  • Funny You Should Ask by Elissa Sussman 
  • Sisters, #2) by Talia Hibbert 
  • The Road Trip by Beth O’Leary 
  • The Roommate (The Shameless Series, #1) by Rosie Danan 
  • Act Your Age, Eve Brown (The Brown Sisters, #3) by Talia Hibbert 
  • The Ex Talk by Rachel Lynn Solomon 
  • Twisted Lies (Twisted, #4) by Ana Huang 
  • The Bodyguard by Katherine Center 
  • Part of Your World by Abby Jimenez 
  • Hooked by Emily McIntire 
  • Second First Impressions by Sally Thorne 
  • One to Watch by Kate Stayman-London 
  • By a Thread by Lucy Score 
  • The Happy Ever After Playlist (The Friend Zone, #2) by Abby Jimenez 
  • The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie Silver 
  • The Dead Romantics by Ashley Poston 
  • Something Wilder by Christina Lauren 
  • My Killer Vacation by Tessa Bailey 
  • This Time Next Year by Sophie Cousens 
  • A Not So Meet Cute by Meghan Quinn 
  • A Touch Of Ruin (Hades X Persephone #2) by Scarlett St. Clair 
  • Good Girl Complex (Avalon Bay, #1) by Elle Kennedy 
  • Shipped by Angie Hockman 
  • The Worst Best Man by Mia Sosa 
  • If I Never Met You by Mhairi McFarlane 
  • King of Battle and Blood (Adrian x Isolde, #1) by Scarlett St. Clair 
  • Life’s Too Short (The Friend Zone, #3) by Abby Jimenez 
  • Honey Girl by Morgan Rogers 
  • Delilah Green Doesn’t Care (Bright Falls, #1) by Ashley Herring Blake 
  • Electric Idol (Dark Olympus, #2) by Katee Robert 
  • The Dating Plan (Marriage Game, #2) by Sara Desai 
  • The Takeover (The Miles High Club, #2) by T.L. Swan 
  • Dating Dr. Dil (If Shakespeare Was an Auntie, #1) by Nisha Sharma 
  • The Honey-Don’t List by Christina Lauren 
  • A Touch of Malice (Hades & Persephone, #3) by Scarlett St. Clair 
  • Written in the Stars (Written in the Stars, #1) by Alexandria Bellefleur 
  • Love Her or Lose Her (Hot & Hammered, #2) by Tessa Bailey 
  • Spoiler Alert (Spoiler Alert, #1) by Olivia Dade 
  • The Charm Offensive (The Charm Offensive, #1) by Alison Cochrun 
  • Mr. Wrong Number by Lynn Painter 
  • The Roughest Draft by Emily Wibberley 
  • You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty by Akwaeke Emezi 
  • Party of Two (The Wedding Date, #5) by Jasmine Guillory 
  • The Wedding Crasher by Mia Sosa 
  • You Had Me at Hola by Alexis Daria 
  • The Wisteria Society of Lady Scoundrels (Dangerous Damsels, #1) by India Holton 
  • A Rogue of One’s Own (A League of Extraordinary Women, #2) by Evie Dunmore 
  • Portrait of a Scotsman (A League of Extraordinary Women, #3) by Evie Dunmore 
  • First Comes Scandal (Rokesbys #4) by Julia Quinn 
  • A Lady’s Guide to Fortune-Hunting by Sophie Irwin 
  • Chasing Cassandra (The Ravenels, #6) by Lisa Kleypas 
  • The Midnight Bargain by C.L. Polk 
  • To Love and to Loathe (The Regency Vows, #2) by Martha Waters 
  • Never Fall for Your Fiancée (The Merriwell Sisters, #1) by Virginia Heath 
  • Half a Soul (Regency Faerie Tales, #1) by Olivia Atwater 
  • Reputation by Lex Croucher 
  • The League of Gentlewomen Witches (Dangerous Damsels, #2) by India Holton 
  • Sea of Ruin (Sea of Ruin, #1) by Pam Godwin 
  • A Lady for a Duke by Alexis Hall 
  • Devil in Disguise (The Ravenels, #7) by Lisa Kleypas 
  • Bombshell (Hell’s Belles, #1) by Sarah MacLean 
  • The Ruthless Lady’s Guide to Wizardry by C.M. Waggoner 
  • Something Fabulous by Alexis Hall 
  • The Queer Principles of Kit Webb (London Highwaymen, #1) by Cat Sebastian 
  • The Heiress Gets a Duke (The Gilded Age Heiresses, #1) by Harper St. George 
  • Always Be My Duchess (Taming of the Dukes, #1) by Amalie Howard 
  • Slippery Creatures (The Will Darling Adventures #1) by K.J. Charles 
  • Daring and the Duke (The Bareknuckle Bastards, #3) by Sarah MacLean 
  • To Marry and to Meddle (The Regency Vows, #3) by Martha Waters 

Fall in Love with These Novels 

There are a lot of books on this list and if you love romance novels, then you are in luck. There may be one person who has probably read all of them but we imagine that the majority of you haven’t. This is a great way to find your next romance novel to read.  


What did you think of the 100 best romance novels of the past three years? How many of these books have you read or plan to read? Let us know in the comments below. Until next time, happy reading! 

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