Contemporary Romance Books

Contemporary romance books are the most popular genre in romance fiction books. The works of fiction take place within the time period of when it was written. This, therefore, explains why contemporary fiction the largest work of fiction in romance is. However, due to the class being so broad, it tends to overlap with several other genres of romance novels.

Young adult romance or Christian romance for example can also be contemporary in nature. In the end, one can consider all other genres like erotica, Fantasy Romance, Romantic Suspense, and Paranormal Romance to be sub-genres of contemporary if the set period is in modern timeframe.

Some Popular Contemporary romance books

First, a series by Coleen Hoover beginning with contemporary romance book It Ends with Us.

It Starts with Us then follows, but in real terms it starts before it ends- right.

Then, another on of Hoover’s books: Reminders of Him

After that, The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

Then there is The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

Yet another popular contemporary fiction book is The Deal (Off-Campus, #1)

The next three are also famous romance books of this age:

People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry

It Happened One Summer by Tessa Bailey

The Spanish Love Deception by Elena Armas

Finally, Archer’s Voice by Mia Sheridan

Contemporary Romance Book Authors

Carolyn Brown

American author of romance and women’s fiction. Her books sold more than 6 million copies. Historical romance, contemporary romance and cowboy romance are common sub-genres of interest in her writing.

Robyn Carr

A short story novelist who went to nursing school before she took up writing full-time. She is known for her series the Virgin River among other famous books. The series ha been adopted for television.

Sub-genres of interest historical and contemporary romance novels. In addition, she wrote a suspense novel, a non-fiction work, short stories, articles, and several screenplays.

Colleen Hoover

She writes mainly romance fiction books for the young and new adult. She is also well known for self-publishing her first works and for topping the best sellers list. In 2022, three of her books “Reminders of Him,” “It Ends With Us” and “Verity,” were on number one on bestselling books. Colleen Hoover is famous for making use of TikTok to propel herself to fame. Read Colleen Hoover biography

Danielle Steel

Danielle Fernandes Dominique Schuelein-Steel is the bestselling novelist alive and fourth-bestselling fiction author of all time. She has written over 140 novels which were all bestsellers. Her genre of interest is romance. Over 800 million copies of her works have been sold.

Nicholas Sparks

Nicholas Charles Sparks is an American novelist, screenwriter, and philanthropist. Her novels focus on romance and heartbreak. However, his works do not centre on romance alone, as he also zooms in on real life matters. Themes such as loneliness, grief, obsession, and loss feature prominently in his works.

Nora Roberts

She is an American author of more than 225 romance novels, including The Liar, Sacred Sins, and The MacGregors trilogy.

She believes in writing every day and has written 220 books which sold over 500 million copies.