Last month we told you about Kiss the Bride, a charming wedding-themed anthology. With a long weekend ahead, you may be looking for even more romantic reads—even better if they feature a magical start to a marriage.
Read on for our suggestions for eight wedding-themed novels:
Genre: Contemporary Romance ǀ On sale: June 1 ǀ Publisher: Forever ǀ Price: $7.99
One Hot Cowboy Wedding by Carolyn Brown is about a hot cowboy and his best lady friend who get married for purely business purposes. Everything is going according to plan, until they realize they might actually have romantic feelings for each other.
Genre: Contemporary Western Romance ǀ On sale: April 3 ǀ Publisher: Sourcebooks ǀ Price: $7.99
Genre: Historical Romance ǀ On sale: April 17 ǀ Publisher: HQN ǀ Price: $7.99
The Reluctant Matchmaker by Shobhan Bantwal is the unforgettable story of a a 31-year-old Indian-American woman who is drawn into becoming her boss’s “marriage consultant”—even though she has a crush on him herself.
Genre: Contemporary Women’s Fiction ǀ On sale: June 26 ǀ Publisher: Kensington ǀ Price: $15
Real-life “Vows” columnist for the New York Times Devan Sipher has written a roman à clef called The Wedding Beat. It’s about a reporter who falls for a wedding guest at the event he’s covering. He spends the rest of the story tracking her down—and is eventually hired to cover her wedding. But is it too late?
Genre: Contemporary Romance ǀ On sale: April 3 ǀ Publisher: NAL ǀ Price: $14
Joan Johnston’s Texas Bride is a historical romance set in the Wild West, where rancher Jake Creed gets a mail-order bride in the form of feisty Miranda Wentworth . . . but never expects to actually fall in love.
Genre: Historical Western Romance ǀ On sale: March 27 ǀ Publisher: Dell ǀ Price: $7.99
In Rachel Hauck’s The Wedding Dress, bridal boutique owner Charlotte traces the history of a gorgeous vintage wedding dress, learning something about true love as she discovers the stories of its previous owners.
Genre: Inspirational Romance ǀ On sale: April 3 ǀ Publisher: Thomas Nelson ǀ Price: $15.99
Genre: Women’s Fiction ǀ On sale: April 24 ǀ Publisher: Plume ǀ Price: $15
Readers: Which book will you read first? Do you have a favorite wedding-themed novel? Happy reading!