It’s beach day checklist time! Huge towel? Check. Umbrella? Check. Listening device stocked with audio romances so turbulent you may need to notify the coast guard? Soon-to-be-checked. Comb our picks for all the hottest weekend listens.
Unless you’ve been hiding in a clam shell for the past 3 years, you’ve probably heard of mega bestselling author Emily Henry, the reigning queen of summer love. From her breakout Beach Read to her newest hit Happy Place, you can’t go wrong when you add an Emily audiobook to your listen list.
Fern Brookbanks has wasted far too much of her adult life thinking about Will Baxter, who she spent just twenty-four hours with in her early 20s. Now 32, Fernâ€™s life doesnâ€™t look at all how she once imagined it would, not least because she’s back home running her motherâ€™s lakeside resort—something she vowed never to do. And then suddenly, Will Baxter is on her doorstep. Romantic, summery, and satisfying, we would take this audiobook to the lake anytime.
As a self-proclaimed book hater (pearl clutch!), Drew Young didnâ€™t anticipate inheriting her grandmaâ€™s bookstore…or working with writers. Bestselling author Jasper Williams is a hopeless romantic. When he meets Drew at his book store signing event, opposites attract. Even when love doesn’t always go by the book…could it be Better Than Fiction?
Winner of the 2023 Audie Award for Romance, Delilah Green Doesn’t Care is a clever and steamy queer romantic comedy about taking chances and accepting love, with all its complications.
“Kristen DiMercurio gives a spirited performance of this funny, sexy, and heartwarming queer rom-com.”—AudioFile
It may not be a rom-com, but for historical fiction fans, Chanel Cleeton’s The Cuban Heiress is every bit as immersive. It’s 1934, and a luxury cruise becomes a fight for survival as two womenâ€™s pasts collide on a round-trip voyage from New York to Havana (inspired by the true story of the SS Morro Castle).
Pre-order now. The follow-up to the #1 New York Times bestseller The Mister, The Missus is a passionate and thrilling love story from E L James, author of the bestselling Fifty Shades trilogies.
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