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What Are Some Romance Novels From 2020?

This year’s bestselling novels in the romance genre are set to become a thing of the past. Here are the top books of 2020 that are set to make history! I’ll also include a look at the covers and book reviews! I hope you enjoy them! And, as always, remember to vote for them! Happy reading! This is a list that will change over time, so make sure to bookmark this article so you can come back to it often.


The Goodreads Choice Award for Romance goes to a book that broke the boundaries of the genre. This novel blurred the lines between romance, dark fantasy and paranormal intrigue. Author Jennifer L. Armentrout writes about the incredibly vulnerable character Poppy, who has been destined to live in solitude and not be touched. Poppy’s journey to love starts when she falls in love with Hawke, a fellow Guard. This forbidden love may just bust their destiny.

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The renaissance of the rom-com is far from over. Some of the best titles of this genre are currently in production. As times become tougher, these stories will likely continue to have the same appeal. As a result, the genre will continue to grow in popularity. But what will the genre look like in 2020? Here are a few predictions for what to expect from these books. If you like romance novels, you’ll be glad you’ve chosen to read them.

The genre has diversified significantly since its beginning. In March 2021, print book sales of romance novels topped 47 million, a 24% increase over the previous year. In that same year, romance novels accounted for 18% of all adult fiction sales, placing them second only to general fiction. This trend will continue until at least 2021. It’s easy to see why the genre is gaining in popularity. In 2020, there will be more romance novels than ever before.

Young adult romance novels are the next big thing. These books explore the lives of young adults, often featuring romantic themes that are both realistic and dramatic. The protagonists should reflect their age, and the relationships between them should be organic, as opposed to forced. And young adult romances are similar to their adult counterparts, but the themes of new adult books are usually centered on these characters becoming independent adults. Despite its popularity, the genre still offers readers with a seemingly endless amount of storylines.


The romantic genre has long been one of the most popular types of adult fiction, but the events of 2020 have reemphasized the appeal of romance novels. As readers were quarantined at home during a pandemic and grappled with the implications of the race-based epidemic, they turned to love stories for solace and escape. Sub-genres of romance novels from 2020 include paranormal romances, multicultural romances, and lesbian, gay, and bisexual romances.

Among the sub-genres of romance novels, contemporary romance is the most popular. This sub-genre covers any type of romantic story set in modern times. There is little difference between these and older genres, but contemporary romance novels are typically boy-meet-girl stories with secret babies, bikers, and billionaires. Some contemporary romance novels have even introduced vampires, shape-shifters, and aliens to the mix.

Another sub-genre of romance novels is the series. Series romances have a common imprint, are usually short, and are published monthly. Single-title romances are longer and may be three to five hundred pages. They can remain on bookshelves until the book seller decides to remove them. If you want to read a romance novel from 2020, you can start by reading the first one.

The LGBTQIA+ sub-genre of romance is rapidly growing, with the rise of indie publishing and social media. In March 2021, unit sales of romance books rose to 47 million, a 24% increase from the year before. In March 2021, romance novels accounted for 18% of adult fiction, second only to general adult fiction. And in terms of diversity, LGBTQIA+ romance is one of the most popular sub-genres.

Book reviews

Romance novels are known for making readers feel butterflies and cry. Some readers will want to fall in love with a new character in a rom-com. There are love triangles, star-crossed lovers, and the enemies-to-lovers trope. You can also find more book lists devoted to romance novels. These lists will be updated throughout the year. So, get ready to fall in love again!

The Kirkus Prize is one of the richest literary awards in America, awarding $50,000 to the best romance novel. This year’s nominees included The Darkest Place, The Forever War, and The Lover’s Stone. The Kirkus Prize is a literary award that is bestowed on works that combine mystery, romance, and the paranormal. This year’s selection is an exceptional one, and there are many other highly regarded books to choose from.

The Hot Stuff column is back in full force in this year’s Best Romance Novels. Known for its hilarious and witty rom-coms, this year’s collection has something for everyone. Whether it’s a rom-com or a contemporary novel, 2020 is sure to be one of the best reads of the year. But how do you pick the best romance novel of 2020?

The Beach Read is an enthralling romance novel that straddles literary and romance genres. It’s the tale of a literary and bestselling romance author. Augustus Everett and January Andrews are college rivals who bet on writing a different genre. As they meet, they form an unlikely bond that eventually leads to love. In an erudite spearing of literary valuation, Beach Read is a perfect read.


The best-selling raunch-com, 2020, made the genre mainstream. It follows Clara Wheaton’s journey from shyness to love after moving in with a porn star. The cover of this novel is incredibly buoyant, and its use of pinks, blues, whites, and girly script fonts set the mood for an emotional romance. However, it doesn’t just stop there. Here are some of the other cover designs from the decade.

“If I Never Met You,” by Chloe Liese, is another standout. Although based on true events, this romantic rom-com isn’t your typical romance. It’s a heartfelt story about a clumsy exemplified by the titular character. As an author of contemporary romance novels, Liese is known for her dry wit. She breathes life into her character Ren, with her idiosy vigor.

If you want to stand out in the genre, the cover of your book needs to catch the eye. Most romance novels use a sweeping illustration. Bold and clear imagery and large text are essential to catch the attention of readers. A book cover conveys the subgenres a romance novel falls into. In addition to this, romance novels can be stylish, too. It’s a win-win situation for both the author and the reader.

“In Search of Clare” by Sarah Wendell is a debut novel by a prolific author who writes bestselling adult romance. Her stories focus on women who find themselves in life-changing situations. Her latest novel, Nine Lives, follows Maggie Kelly, a suburban woman who has tried everything to avoid tragedy. Her marriage and her relationship with her dependable husband are destroyed after she falls in love with a reckless high school boy.


If you’re looking for a romantic read this year, look no further than a rom-com. The genre continues to thrive, with many authors creating titles specifically to combat tough times. From rom-coms set in the slums of Los Angeles to the heart-warming tales of romance and love on the beach, rom-coms are sure to please.

The novel South Pole Cook by Adriana Anders is a high-stakes thriller that blends a terrifying suspense element with a high-stakes romance. In this high-tension, high-stakes thriller, a cook in Antarctica is pursued by evildoers and must race for her life in a remote, off-road vehicle driven by the mysterious Ford Cooper. Throughout the novel, the author layers the building of the relationship alongside high levels of tension. The result is a high-stakes romance that keeps readers on the edge of their seats.

Despite the ethereal beauty of the cover, the novel is also a heartfelt tale that will make you laugh. In Hot Stuff, Chloe Liese creates a character that’s built up emotional walls and finds herself in an uneasy relationship with a man who can make her feel vulnerable. Ultimately, Liese’s dry wit shines through the novel as she brings Ren to life with her idiosy vigor.

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