The 45+ Best Romance Audiobooks To Fall In Love With

Love confessions, fan-favorite tropes, and heart-racing leads: filter sweet nothings into your ears with these top romance audiobooks! With the power to drop readers directly into the center of a story, recorded books are unique in their ability to make readers feel transported into the characters’ minds through the spoken word. Romance audiobooks, in particular, feel intimate–similar to listening to a close friend tell a story. Passion, heartache, and love seep through the voices of these narrators and become part of the stories themselves. 

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A great narrator and voice actor can transform words into an array of emotions we hear, sense, and hold on to long after the tale is over. Plug in your headphones to these great novels that narrators nail perfectly and give love a listen! 

The Best Romance Audiobooks To Listen To

From Lukov, With Love by Mariana Zapata 

From Lukov with Love

In this figure skating sports romance by Mariana Zapata, Jasmine Santos is desperate for a win. After 17 years of dedicating her life to the sport, she’s got nothing to show for it, so when an offer comes from her best friend’s brother Ivan Lukov, an Olympic gold medalist, she takes it. If only she didn’t hate his guts. 

Narrated by Callie Dalton and Teddy Hamilton, From Lukov With Love is a passionate, witty audiobook that’s hard to stop listening to once you start. Go for the gold with this audiobook

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Outlander: Outlander, Book 1

In this time-traveling, historical romance novel, Claire Randall is a combat nurse who reunites with her husband after World War II ends. On their second honeymoon, they travel to Scotland, but when visiting a historical stone ruin site, Claire is transported to 1743 Scotland, where she meets Scottish warrior Jamie Fraser. 

Diana Gabaldon writes a sweeping love odyssey in Outlander, and the audiobook’s narrator Davina Porter delivers it stunningly. You can get this bestselling audiobook here

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Daisy Jones & The Six: A Novel

In this novel, the dramatic rise and fall of a 1970s rock group and their legendary lead singer, Daisy, is chronicled as key characters tell why the band split.  

The novel and audiobook, told in an interview format with a full cast of characters, catapults readers and listeners to a time and place they will remember long after the last sentence. You can get the audiobook of Daisy Jones & The Six here

The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams

The Bromance Book Club

In order to save his marriage, Galvin Scott joins a romance book club with other men and takes notes from regency romance novels. This audiobook, narrated by Andrew Eiden and Maxwell Caulfield, is laugh-out-loud funny, heartwarming, and enthralling. 

You can get Lyssa Kay Adams’s The Bromance Book Club here

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

To All the Boys I've Loved Before

Lara Jean writes love letters to every boy she has ever fallen in love with as an outlet for her emotions, but instead of sending them, she keeps them locked away. The letters are brutally honest, full of intense emotions, and never meant to be seen by the boys who inspired them. Until someone sends Lara Jean’s letters, and her life spirals positively out of control. 

The audiobook of this romantic young adult novel captures youth and young love perfectly and brings Jenny Han’s characters to life. You can get To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before on audiobook here

Reel by Kennedy Ryan

Reel: Hollywood Renaissance, Book 1

Neevah Saint gets her opportunity to finally shine when Canon Holt sees her step in as an understudy on Broadway to perform at the last minute. The famous director sees something in her and casts her as the lead in his new film about Dessi Blue. As they work together on the film, Neevah and Canon’s love story simmers and sparks into an undeniable, genuine connection. 

As much a love story as it is a love letter to Black art, Kennedy Ryan writes a beautiful, heartfelt novel about two people who create lovely things together. The audiobook is transformative and performed with a deep understanding of the characters by Eboni Flowers and Jakobi Diem. You can get the audiobook for Reel here

Mr. Wrong Number by Lynn Painter

Mr. Wrong Number

Olivia Marshall’s life is spiraling into the pits. First, her apartment burns down. Second, she moves back in with her brother and his frustrating best friend of a roommate. And third, she gets a random “What are you wearing?” text from a wrong number. 

But when this mystery man and Olivia start hitting it off and getting to know each other, there might be something more intimate between them than either could ever imagine. This audiobook, told from dual points of view, is a hilarious delight from start to finish, with narrators Callie Dalton and Andrew Elden leading the way. 

You can get Mr. Wrong Number by Lynn Painter here

Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry by Joya Goffney

Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry

Joya Goffney’s debut young adult novel, Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry, follows Quinn, a high school girl who keeps and makes lists about everything, some detailing deeply personal truths. When her journey goes missing, and one of her lists gets posted on social media for the world to tear apart, Quinn scrambles to get her diary back before more information leaks. She starts with gorgeous Carter Bennett, the last person with her journal. 

Performed by Jordan Cobb, this audiobook is swoon-worthy and lovely, balancing lightheartedness and serious topics in a young adult book that will surely please. You can get the audiobook here

Well Met by Jen DeLuca 

Well Met

Relocating to Maryland to care for her sister, Emily isn’t sure what to expect, but getting pressured into helping with the annual Renaissance Faire in the small town of Willow Creek with her niece wasn’t in the cards. 

Neither was meeting the infuriating grump Simon, one of the teachers at her niece’s school who takes great pride in running the faire. Outside of costume, the two can’t seem to get along, but once in their respective character roles, sparks fly, and romance abounds. 

This audiobook, performed by Brittany Pressley, is as fun as attending a renaissance festival in real life, with witty voice-acting and an incredible love story. Smell the funnel cakes, taste the turkey legs, and hear the hustle and bustle of the fair–but don’t miss the duel. 

You can get the audiobook of Well Met by Jen DeLuca here

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

The Cruel Prince: The Folk of the Air, Book 1

Stolen away to the land of Faerie as a child, Jude Duarte is a mortal girl who longs to belong among the High Fae. But in a land surrounded by those who’d rather see her dead than alive, including the cruel Prince Cardan, Jude fights for her place at the Court and gets tangled up with the wicked prince himself. 

This young adult audiobook by Caitlin Kelly will transport readers to Faerie’s dangerous yet invigorating world with equal parts romance and political intrigue. You can get The Cruel Prince audiobook here

Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover 

Maybe Someday

Sydney is living the life she always wanted to live at twenty-two. She has a serious boyfriend, is putting herself through school, and works a decent job. But then her boyfriend cheats on her, and her life starts shifting before her eyes. 

Meanwhile, her neighbor Ridge captures her attention with the consuming way he strums his guitar at night, and it’s not long before neither can ignore the tension and longing between them. 

Angela Goethals and Zachary Webber lend their voices to the characters and bring Sydney and Ridge to life in Colleen Hoover’s hit book, Maybe Someday. You can get this bestselling audiobook here

In Search of a Prince by Toni Shiloh

In Search of a Prince

Brielle Adebayo is a teacher in New York City when she gets the shock of her life: her mother tells her she is truly a princess of Ọlọrọ Ilé, an island off the coast of Africa, and it’s time to take the throne. But before she can assume her rightful position as queen, the Royal Council states she must marry before taking the title, or else she abdicates the throne. 

In Search of a Prince follows Brielle as she goes on a journey of love and self. The audiobook, narrated by Tamika Katon-Donegal, is charming, courageous, authentic, and deeply expressive. A must-listen for romance readers, you can get the audiobook here

The Summer of Broken Rules by K. L. Walther

The Summer of Broken Rules

This massive BookTok success follows Meredith Fox a year after tragically losing her sister. With a wedding on the horizon and her entire family attending, Meredith decides to spend the summer at the family’s vineyard, and with it comes her sister’s favorite assassin game. 

Set on winning for her sister, Meredith works with one of the groomsmen, not prepared to fall in love in the process. Lyssa Browne, the audiobook narrator, captures the summer feel of this novel and the whimsy that comes along with the season. You can get The Summer of Broken Rules audiobook here

Book Lovers by Emily Henry 

Book Lovers

In Book Lovers, Nora Stephens is a literary agent who travels to Sunshine Falls, North Carolina, to spend a summer trip with her sister, Libby. Charlie Lastra, a brooding editor Nora’s had the displeasure of meeting on several occasions in the past, happens to be in the same small town, and the two can’t seem to stay away from each other. 

In this literary love story, Julia Whelan narrates a fun summer romance about two rivals. You can get the audiobook written by Emily Henry here

Secretly Yours by Tessa Bailey 

Secretly Yours: A Novel

At fourteen years old, Hallie Welch knew Julian Vos was the one for her, but their almost kiss in his family’s vineyards went nowhere. Now, years later, Julian is a grumpy professor, and Hallie is a newly hired gardener for the Vos estate. 

She’s everything Julian’s not: eccentric, sunny, chaotic. But Julian doesn’t recognize her as the same girl from all those years ago. After a drunken night when Hallie pens an anonymous letter expressing her love, he’s torn between feelings for two separate women, not realizing they’re actually the same person. 

This sunshine and grumpy romance is a fun, steamy read performed by Callie Dalton and written by Tessa Bailey. You can get the audiobook of Secretly Yours here

Exes and O’s by Amy Lea

Exes and O's

Tara Chen, an influencer passionate about romance novels, always wanted her perfect love story. But her past ten exes have broken her heart with claims of excessive clinginess. With the hopes of a second-chance romance, Tara sets out to interview her exes with help from her roommate and Boston firefighter, Trevor Metcalfe, who seems to understand and appreciate her for exactly who she is. 

And the more time they spend together, the more Tara thinks she might find love not in the past, but rather in the present. Amy Lea pens a comedic couple with heart, and Natalie Naudus brings the banter and romance to life with her fantastic narration. You can get the Exes and O’s audiobook here

Cottage by the Sea by Debbie Macomber 

Cottage by the Sea: A Novel

To heal from her grief, Annie Marlow moves to Oceanside, the small town that brought her happiness on the many family vacations she took when she was younger. There she becomes close with Keaton, a painter; Mellie, a landlord; and Britt, a teenager; and when a series of events threatens Annie’s newfound peaceful life, she’ll have to help others heal while healing herself. 

This moving and heartwarming novel by the well-loved romance writer Debbie Macomber tells of tragedy and uplifting hope. Lending a gentle voice to the story’s heart, Karissa Vacker narrates Cottage by the Sea, adding a layer of personality to this novel. You can listen to the audiobook here

Icebreaker by A. L. Graziadei 


Mickey James III is the son and grandson of two legendary NHL players. Determined to follow his family’s legacy, the only person in his way is his infuriating teammate, Jaysen Caulfield. Together, they skate on a fine line between rivalry and romance as they battle for the number one spot, and as things heat up and feelings rise to the surface, Mickey must decide what he wants long-term. 

This award-winning young adult novel by A. L. Graziadei is an LGBTQ+ novel about the choices we make in life and what young love looks like: Tom Picasso narrates the audiobook and brings a hopeful, authentic voice to this love story about maturing and being honest with ourselves. You can get the Icebreaker audiobook here

Thank You for Listening by Julia Whelan

Thank You for Listening: A Novel

Sewanee Chester was an actress before becoming an audiobook narrator, but the job pays the bills as she cares for her dearest grandmother. When a famous romance writer requests Sewanee’s narration skills alongside the hottest, mysterious commodity in the industry–Brock McNight–a romance blooms between the two voice actors despite their shared anonymity. 

Julia Whelan is both the author and narrator of this audiobook about two narrators seeking acceptance and finding love in each other. You can get Thank You for Listening here

The Duke and I by Julia Quinn

The Duke and I

The Duke and I is the novel that inspired the award-winning Netflix series Bridgerton and follows Daphne as her relationship with Simon Basset, the handsome Duke of Hastings, blossoms into something remarkable.

Under the rigid pressures of Regency society, Daphne must marry for status and wealth, whereas Simon, with his inherited power and influence, has no intention of marrying anytime soon, but he still has a flock of girls trailing behind him eager to become the Duchess. To solve both their issues, the two hatch a plan and pretend to be together. But when real feelings develop, will the Duke change his mind?

It Starts With Us by Colleen Hoover

It Starts with Us: A Novel

Taking social media by storm, Colleen Hoover brings this fantastic romance novel, It Starts With Us, centering around Lily and Atlas. 

Lily is a single mother who’s recently escaped a marriage and certainly isn’t looking for anything. But when her first love, Atlas, waltzes back into her life, how can she say no? 

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

Wuthering Heights [Trout Lake Media Edition]

This is a classic romance novel set in the moody English moors. It tells the passionate story of Catherine and Heathcliffe, a love story that’s doomed from the start. 

Wuthering Heights is known for its vivid descriptions, intricate characterizations, and swoon-worthy romantic dialogue, all of which are emphasized through the audiobook version. There’s a reason why it’s such a classic, so if you haven’t already, be sure to listen to this masterpiece.

One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid

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Emma and Jesse are childhood sweethearts and by the time they reach their 20s, they’re married and have a perfect life together. But on their 1st wedding anniversary, Jesse’s helicopter goes missing and Jesse goes with it. 

One True Loves centers around grief and loss but also highlights the importance of new beginnings. Emma finds herself falling in love with Sam, an old friend, and starts a new life with him. But when Jesse reappears, Emma’s world turns upside down.

Things We Never Got Over by Lucy Score

Things We Never Got Over

Things We Never Got Over focuses on Knox, a chilled-out drama-free kind of guy. But when Knox witnesses Naomi running from her wedding, he feels obligated to help. 

Naomi isn’t your usual runaway bride, she didn’t get cold feet, instead, she ran to Virginia to help her twin, Tina. But Tina isn’t the type of twin worth saving. Before long, she had taken Naomi’s money and car and left her responsible for the 11-year-old niece she never knew she had.

The Song of Achilles by Madeleine Miller

The Song of Achilles: A Novel

The Song of Achilles is one of the most tragic and intense love stories on this list. Set in Ancient Greece, it develops the relationship between Patroclus and Achilles, who are separated by class and duty. 

With vivid imagery, Miller’s writing will transport you to Ancient Greece. If you choose this one, be sure to have tissues nearby, this will take you through the emotional ringer!

The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

The Notebook

Known predominantly as the captivating film starring Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling, The Notebook is also a brilliant read. If you don’t yet know the story, you’re in for a treat. This book is heart-wrenching and passionate and you’re guaranteed to fall in love with the protagonists.

The story centers around Noah and Allie, who began as a summer fling. With an immense social gap wedged between them, Noah and Allie were never meant to be together forever. But when they fall into each other’s lives again years later, not even an engagement will stand in their way this time.

Seven Days in June by Tia Williams

Seven Days in June

Eva is a single mom passionate about literature, but struggling to make ends meet. Shane, on the other hand, is a successful novelist who unexpectedly shows up in New York. The two meet at a literature event and to everyone’s surprise, they immediately hit it off. But no one else realizes that Shane and Eva shared one week of falling madly in love with each other when they were teenagers.

Seven Days in June develops their relationship as they rekindle what they had as teens over one summer. 

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

Me Before You: A Novel

Arguably Jojo Moyes’ best book, Me Before You follows Louisa Clark, a bubbly woman with a lovely small-town life. But when she takes a job working as a carer for a very wealthy and influential disabled man.

Will is moody, argumentative, and generally not that fun to be around. He has always led a fast-paced life, earning big bucks, partaking in extreme sports, and traveling to every corner of the world. Now restricted to a wheelchair, Will doesn’t think his life is worth living anymore and it’s up to Lou to show him that beauty can be found even in the smallest of things.

The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

The Time Traveler's Wife

This is a great shout for those seeking a little more than romance. Henry has been diagnosed with a genetic disorder, causing him to time travel sporadically. He jumps in and out of Clare’s life, witnessing her as a child, his wife, and a mother. 

The Time Traveler’s Wife is a heartbreaking story of love, loss, and sacrifice. 

The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

The Hating Game: A Novel

The Hating Game follows two work rivals, Joshua and Lucy, who have the ultimate love-hate relationship. They play stupid games and try their hardest to outdo the other. They are the epitome of competitiveness and are both desperate to win whatever ridiculous game they have going on.

This story is about how close the line really is between love and hate. When Joshua and Lucy share an unexpected kiss, their relationship intensifies… or is this just another game?

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Eleanor & Park

Two misfits, outcast and alone, share an interesting and hilarious relationship. Witty, intelligent, and filled with banter, these two are the perfect match, they just haven’t seen it yet.

Eleanor & Park follows one academic year in 1986 and Eleanor and Park flirt with the boundaries of friendship. With devastating twists, heart wrenching turns, and heaps of laughter in between, this book will immerse you in 1980s culture and force you to fall in love with these interesting characters and their endearing relationship.

Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman

Call Me by Your Name: A Novel

Known predominantly as the film starring Timotheé Chalamet, Call Me By Your Name has been a bestselling novel since its first publication and continues to captivate the interest of millions of fans worldwide.

Through vivid imagery, this novel will immerse you in Italian landscapes and will take you on a rollercoaster ride of happiness, love, and disaster. Elio and Oliver quickly fall for each other and experience a summer filled with intense passion, infatuation, and intimacy. This novel is a perfect summer read and will allow you to delve into the ultimate romance set in the ultimate romantic setting.

Love, Rosie by Cecelia Ahern

Love, Rosie

Rosie and Alex have always been best friends but are separated in their teens when Alex moves to the U.S. Although they stay friends, the two struggle to communicate properly with the distance.

Love, Rosie follows the developing friendship between these two best friends exploring missed opportunities, secrets, and deep feelings that neither can shift.

Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuinston

Red, White & Royal Blue: A Novel

Alex is the son of the new American president. He’s young, handsome, and intelligent, everything you’d expect from a royal heartthrob. There’s nothing to fault about Alex apart from one thing. He has a complex past with an actual prince, Prince Henry of Great Britain. It’s imperative for U.S./British relations that the two iron out their problems.

Red, White & Royal Blue is a story of politics, drama, and unexpected love. Henry is different from what Alex thought and soon, a blossoming romance develops between them. This is the ultimate enemies-to-lovers story with a gripping and gossipy royal twist.

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

A Court of Thorns and Roses (Part 1 of 2) (Dramatized Adaptation): A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 1

This romantic fantasy book follows Feyre Archeron, a human girl, as she is swept away to the faerie lands of Prythian after murdering one of their own. There, she becomes part of dangerous political schemes and falls in love with a High Lord. But enemies lurk around every corner, and if she’s going to stay alive, Feyre must learn who to trust and how to hone her skills. 

A glittering audiobook performed by a full cast of characters and adorned with sound effects, A Court of Thorns and Roses comes to life in this delightful dramatized adaptation. You can get the audiobook performed by Graphic Audio here!

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice is the giant of the romantic literature world. It’s a product of its time, written in 1813, so the language is fairly outdated, as are some of the themes, including gender roles and social expectations.

It follows one of the most famous female protagonists in literary history and includes some of the best romantic lines ever written. Austen is a classic romance writer, so you’re in good hands with this one!

The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough

The Thorn Birds

Spanning 3 generations, The Thorn Birds is a gripping story of secrecy and passion. It predominantly follows the relationship between Meggie and her priest, Father Ralph de Bricassart as their relationship develops from forbidden love to deep passion.

This story touches on the dangers of overstepping sacred boundaries and the religious and social limitations that can dramatically impact love.

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

The Fault in Our Stars

This heartbreaking read has been a teen favorite since its release. The Fault in Our Stars follows Hazel and Augustus, who meet at a cancer support group and fall deeply in love with each other. 

The story is tense and you never quite know what’s around the corner. These are two very likable characters who are forced to endure some of the hardest experiences possible. Hazel and Augustus share a love that will last a lifetime, despite their terminal diagnoses.

People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry

People We Meet on Vacation

People We Meet on Vacation follows Poppy and Alex, who are totally different – she’s very outgoing while he’s a huge introvert. But despite their differences, they’re best friends. Until 2 years ago and they haven’t spoken since. 

Poppy decides to invite Alex on a vacation to sort everything out for good. Over one week, they must sort out all their issues, but when secrets are revealed and truths come out, will they manage to patch everything up again? Or will new dimensions form in their relationship?

Indigo by Beverly Jenkins


Hester Wyatt escaped slavery and is now part of the Michigan Underground Railroad, helping many slaves on their journey to freedom. One man, known as the ‘Black Daniel’ is one of the leading members of this organization and Hester has been challenged with hiding him. But Hester struggles to get along with him, irritated by his rude demeanor. 

Galen Vachon is a wealthy, free black man determined to help with slave escapes. He is determined to make Hester his wife, amazed by her beauty and philanthropic nature. But before these two can ride into the sunset together, bigger problems unravel. Traitors, slave catchers, and racial discrimination will stand in the way – will they survive to see their happily ever after? 

Merging racial history, romance, and hard-hitting themes of suffering, discrimination, and abuse, Indigo is not your typical light-hearted, charming romance tale – but it’s a must-read!

The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

The Love Hypothesis

As a scientist, training for her Ph.D., Olive Smith is skeptical about love. In order to prove to her friend that she’s dating, Olive tries a scientific experiment and kisses the first man she sees. 

Adam happens to be that guy, he’s a young professor and completely caught off guard. But surprisingly, he agrees to pretend to be her boyfriend. The Love Hypothesis follows these two ‘fake’ lovers as they journey through career struggles and confidence issues. Will Olive be brave enough to put her heart on the line and view love as more than just a scientific experiment?

Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding

Bridget Jones's Diary

Brilliantly funny, relatable, and romantic, Bridget Jones’s Diary follows Bridget as she navigates work, love, and friendship under firm pressure from her mother to get married and start having kids. 

Love doesn’t come easily to Bridget. She often picks the wrong guy, says the wrong thing, and generally makes a fool out of herself daily. This book is great if you’re looking for some light-hearted humor.

One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston

One Last Stop

August is 23 and has just moved to New York City despite the fact that he hates pretty much everything about it. But when she spots gorgeous Jane on the subway, her mindset flips. Her edgy fashion sense and sweet smile captivate August every day, but soon August realizes that Jane isn’t just a quirky youngster, she’s trapped in time.

One Last Stop is a fascinating love story that incorporates snippets of science-fiction and very interesting characters. 

The Blue Bistro by Elin Hilderbrand

The Blue Bistro

Adrienne Dealey has just left her standard life and is now desperate for some quick cash. She picks up a job from Thatcher Smith, the owner of a posh restaurant in the new town she’s just moved to. She and Thatcher immediately hit it off, but Fiona, the head chef, maintains Thatcher’s interest.

The Blue Bistro is a small-town, mysterious story about love, identity, and individuality. Perfect for anyone finding their feet.

Writers & Lovers by Lily King

Writers & Lovers: A Novel

Casey Peabody is searching for a fresh start after her mother’s death and a failed romance. She moved to Massachusetts in 1997 and is desperately clinging to her dream of a creative lifestyle, working as a writer. 

Writers & Lovers as Casey finds her feet, but will she also find love – twice? Pushed to the limits by her career aspirations, and two potential lovers, Casey’s search for a simple life has suddenly taken a complicated turn…

Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert

Get a Life, Chloe Brown: A Novel

Chloe Brown has a terminal illness but she’s determined to live the fullest life. She creates a bucket list of things she’s determined to do before she dies – move out of her family home, experience a drunk night out, go camping, ride a motorbike, etc. But her most important item on the list is: to do something bad. 

Get a Life, Chloe Brown follows Chloe as she experiences a whirlwind of rebellion and love, eager to actually live before she dies. This one is less of a hard-core romance and more of an identity search – it’s funny, shocking, and filled with romantic and sexual scenes, so don’t worry, you’ll still get your fair share of romance.

The Royal We by Jessica Morgan and Heather Cocks

The Royal We

Bex and Lacey are twins, but they’re completely different. Bex is chilled out and easy-going, whereas Lacey has always dreamed big and one of those dreams includes a fairy tale love story.

But it’s Bex who ends up falling in love with the British royal heir, Nick. He’s a dreamy man but he comes with expectations and behavioral restrictions. Bex would do anything for love, even if it involves integrating within a complex family and trading your privacy for publicity. The Royal We is a great, cozy read which hones in on the balance between love and independence.

Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holme

Evvie Drake Starts Over: A Novel

Evvie has recently lost her husband, Andy, and lives surrounded by grief and isolated in her empty house. Meanwhile, Andy’s best friend, Dean, lives in New York City as a washed-up athlete. 

Dean moves in with Evvie in order to avoid the paparazzi and the two agree not to mention Andy or Dean’s failing baseball career. But when their relationship develops, these taboos may have to surface. Evvie Drake Starts Over is a funny, emotional, and charming read.

That Month in Tuscany by Inglath Cooper

That Month in Tuscany

Ren Sawyer is a rock star and Lizzy Harper is an ordinary American whose husband just abandoned her on an Italian trip of a lifetime. On the flight, Lizzy and Ren get talking and soon a connection forms. 

Although their lives are on totally different paths, they realize they may just be perfect for each other. That Month in Tuscany follows the blossoming relationships between two endearing characters, one of which has a secret to tell…

Final Thoughts

Audiobooks are perfect in the car on the way to work, while doing chores, and before bed. They make it easier to consume your favorite media while on a time crunch with easy hands-free access, and when you’ve got a great love story on the brain, there’s nothing quite like hearing the tale unravel by ear. 

The voice actors and narrators on this list bring emotions written in the text to life in powerful, moving ways. Listen to these romantic productions and fall in love with these love stories! 

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I listen to on Audible romance?

The books on this list are a great place to start! 
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
Reel by Kennedy Ryan
Book Lovers by Emily Henry
From Lukov, With Love by Mariana Zapata
Thank You for Listening by Julia Whelan

Does Audible have romance books?

Audible Plus has over 11,000 audiobooks, with romance titles being one of the most popular genres on the database.

Where can I listen to audiobooks?

Audiobooks are available via Amazon’s Audible, the Libby app by Overdrive with your local library, Hoopla, Scribd,, and Google Audiobooks.

Do you count audiobooks as reading?

Yes, listening to audiobooks counts as reading and is especially helpful to those with vision disabilities, reading disabilities, and people who prefer consuming media via audio.

What’s the most popular romance novel?

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is well-known for being one of the all-time romance bestsellers.

What’s the best LBGTQ+ romance novel?

The Song of Achilles is a moving and rich love story between two men in ancient Greece and it’s one of the bestselling books in this genre.

Are the Bridgerton books like the series?

The Netflix series stays broadly true to Quinn’s plot but it does include some major changes. So, if you’ve watched the series and you’re not sure if you want to read the book, it tells a very different story.

Is it beneficial to read romances?

Many argue that romance novels set unattainable romantic expectations but many modern love stories are much more realistic although a lot still stick to the happily-ever-after trope. Reading romances are often brilliant escapisms and are chilled, enjoyable reads, perfect for winding down.

What is Bridget Jones’s Diary based on?

The plot has similarities with Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, including the obvious name of the male lead (Mr. Darcy and Mark Darcy).

What is the best romance read turned into an audiobook?

Popular romance books that are available as high-quality romance audiobooks include the following:

-“The Kiss Quotient” by Helen Hoang (2018)
“The Hating Game” by Sally Thorne (2016)
“The Bride Test” by Helen Hoang (2019)
“The Flatshare” by Beth O’Leary (2019)
“Beach Read” by Emily Henry (2020)
“The Unhoneymooners” by Christina Lauren (2019)
“The Bromance Book Club” by Lyssa Kay Adams (2019)
“The Simple Wild” by K.A. Tucker (2018)
“The Idea of You” by Robinne Lee (2017)
“The Happy Ever After Playlist” by Abby Jimenez (2020)
“The Friend Zone” by Abby Jimenez (2019)
“Red, White & Royal Blue” by Casey McQuiston (2019)
“The Duke and I” by Julia Quinn (2000)
“Outlander” by Diana Gabaldon (1991)
“Me Before You” by Jojo Moyes (2012)
“The Notebook” by Nicholas Sparks (1996)
“One Day in December” by Josie Silver (2018)
“Eleanor & Park” by Rainbow Rowell (2013)
“Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen (1813)
“Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte (1847)
“The Time Traveler’s Wife” by Audrey Niffenegger (2003)
“The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green (2012)
“The Last Letter from Your Lover” by Jojo Moyes (2008)
“Attachments” by Rainbow Rowell (2011)
“The Rosie Project” by Graeme Simsion (2013)
“The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo” by Taylor Jenkins Reid (2017)
“The Selection” by Kiera Cass (2012)
“Beautiful Disaster” by Jamie McGuire (2011)
“The Twilight Saga” by Stephenie Meyer (2005-2008)
“The Hunger Games Trilogy” by Suzanne Collins (2008-2010)

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