Sometimes it can be nice to disappear into a Happily Ever After. To take a break from the world and imagine that true love really does conquer all.
If you're looking for some romance titles that do just that and aren't your standard rom-com cast, check these out!
The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli follows Molly as she attempts to make her latest crush into an actual thing. Molly and her twin sister Cassie come from a biracial family with two moms and a little brother who are all an active part of the story.
When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon is about... well... when Dimple met Rishi, the boy her parents have arranged for her to marry. She's been against the whole arranged marriage thing forever, but once she gets to know him, it turns out she actually likes him. A fresh look at romance between two teens from traditional Indian families.
I Believe in A Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo features Desi Lee, an overachiever who decides to get a boyfriend, turning to Korean dramas for a winning formula. It turns out things don't tend to work out the same in real life in this fun romp that both honors and deconstructs the tropes of K drama.