We often get caught up in stories that aren’t love at first sight but that we hope will lead us there in the end. This is exactly how Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover is. It has just the right amount of drama, passion, and romance.
Luckily, some authors like Hoover understand the importance of a bit of tension while we’re on the path to romance.
Start reading these suspenseful books like Ugly Love if you have read this one several times and are ready for something new.
1- The Love Hypothesis
It’s no secret that The Love Hypothesis is one of Ali Hazelwood’s top works. It’s about a female scientist’s hilarious, heartbreaking, and clumsy search for Love. The book became an instant bestseller in the New York Times, a BuzzFeed Best Summer Read of 2021, and a finalist for the Goodreads Choice Awards. If you love Ugly Love and want to read a similar novel, this one’s for you.
2- The Spanish Love Deception
Elena is a self-proclaimed hopeless romantic and book hoarder. She’s also the author of The Spanish Love Deception. The book starts with the character Catalina Martin who lies. She needs a fake boyfriend for her sister’s wedding soon. Everyone, including her ex, expects her to have an American boyfriend in Spain. Catalina has limited options as she just has four weeks left. He might do if she liked Aaron Blackford’s gorgeous, patronising face. Catalina would want to decline Aaron as her date, but he may be more than she thought. This book again has a fake dating story.
3- The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo is a work of historical fiction. In the 2017 novel, “Evelyn Hugo,” we follow Monique, a struggling journalist. The mysterious and reclusive 1960s Hollywood beauty has offered her an interview about her experiences with fame, scandal, and Love.
4- The Unhoneymooners
Christina Lauren is the pen name of writers Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings, who collaborated on this work. The protagonist of The Unhoneymooners is a woman named Olive who views herself as a perpetual underdog in every aspect of her life, including work, romance, and happiness. Olive’s twin sister, Ami, is the polar opposite of her in terms of good fortune.
5- Every Summer After
Carley Fortune, author of Every Summer After, has a novel that has become a New York Times bestseller. Meet Me at the Lake; her second novel will be released on May 2, 2023. The narrative of how childhood friends Percy and Sam fell in Love is the emotional and joyful centre of this modern romance. There are themes of family, Love, friendship, adolescent angst, maturing, First Love, naiveté, error, loss, redemption, and forgiveness.
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