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There’s never been a better time to fall in love than in 2023, and your list of new romance books to read is here to prove it. Whether you’re searching for an enemies-to-lovers story, a there’s-only-one-bed-here mixup moment, or a summer fling-turned-relationship, 2023’s offering of romance books has got you covered.

Young love shines in new books from authors such as Tracey Livesay, Livy Hart May, Lana Ferguson, Kianna Alexander, and Talia Hibbert. Romance heavyweights Tessa Bailey and Alexis Daria also throw new steamy stories into the mix. Emily Henry’s fourth romance novel following “Beach Read,” “People We Meet on Vacation,” and “Book Lovers” has arrived with rom-com energy and hijinks. On top of that, some of your favorite romances are getting reimagined, like Zoraida Córdova’s spin on “The Little Mermaid,” “Kiss the Girl.”

So open your heart and prepare to fall in love with the best romance books coming out in October.