New romantic comedy reads that are pure joy

Written by Silke, updated 08 Jun 2021

Looking for a read to make you laugh as much as swoon? We got you with this week's round-up of the most hilarious, laugh out loud funny romance books that have only been recently released. So new romance books only - to help you find the next sweet sexy silly read.

  • #1 Puck Performance - Alley Ciz

    Puck Performance - Alley Ciz

    contemporary sports funny new adult

    Sports star falls in love with fan of the other team. The nerve!

    Melody Brightly. Broadway Star. Pink hair. A smile that hits me harder than a slap shot.
    Terrible taste in hockey teams.
    Full of secrets.
    The one woman I fail to defend my heart against.

    Jase Donnelly. Defenseman. Charming.
    Sexy as puck.
    Makes my hormones give a standing ovation.
    The one guy I can never be with, but can't stay away from... more

  • #2 Bayside Fantasies - Melissa Foster

    Bayside Fantasies - Melissa Foster

    billionaire funny contemporary

    Summer break arrives early with this joyful small town romance

    Tegan Fine has never had a plan—life, business, or otherwise. But she’s always had goals—to laugh daily and to pay it forward as often as she is able, just like her favorite uncle always did. After inheriting her great-uncle’s amphitheater, Tegan makes a risky move to a charming small town on Cape Cod to carry on her uncle’s legacy.

    If only she could stop bumping into a certain arrogant, witty, and excruciatingly hot businessman who tweaks her nerves and invades her every thought. Including her late-night fantasies.. more

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  • #3 Baiting Him - Aurora Rose Reynolds

    Baiting Him - Aurora Rose Reynolds

    funny new adult contemporary insta-love alpha male

    Baker meets alpha male in this very sweet romantic comedy

    Chrissie doesn’t have time for guys, hot or otherwise; most days, she barely has time to sleep. With a thriving bakery that demands her attention and plenty of proof that relationships aren’t worth the trouble, she’s content to go it alone. Too bad she’s unwittingly baited Mr. Tall, Dark, and Way Too Gorgeous—and he’s just waiting for a chance to bite.

    Gaston is used to getting what he wants, but he also knows nothing good ever comes easy. From the moment he meets Chrissie, he realizes that this woman who makes him laugh, smells like cupcakes, and looks like a tasty snack is going to be his greatest challenge... more

  • #4 If I Never Met You - Mhairi McFarlane

    If I Never Met You - Mhairi McFarlane

    funny new adult contemporary friends to lovers forced proximity

    Fake relationship office rom-com

    When her partner of over a decade suddenly ends things, Laurie is left reeling—not only because they work at the same law firm and she has to see him every day. Her once perfect life is in shambles and the thought of dating again in the age of Tinder is nothing short of horrifying. When news of her ex’s pregnant girlfriend hits the office grapevine, taking the humiliation lying down is not an option. Then a chance encounter in a broken-down elevator with the office playboy opens up a new possibility.. more

  • #5 The Honey-Don't List - Christina Lauren

    The Honey-Don't List - Christina Lauren

    funny contemporary enemies to lovers new adult forced proximity

    Opposites attract when our two protagonists have to team up to get their jobs done

    Carey Douglas has worked for home remodeling and design gurus Melissa and Rusty Tripp for nearly a decade. A country girl at heart, Carey started in their first store at sixteen, and—more than anyone would suspect—has helped them build an empire. With a new show and a book about to launch, the Tripps are on the verge of superstardom. There’s only one problem: America’s favorite couple can’t stand each other.

    James McCann, MIT graduate and engineering genius, was originally hired as a structural engineer, but the job isn’t all he thought it’d be... more

  • #6 The Happy Ever After Playlist - Abby Jimenez

    The Happy Ever After Playlist - Abby Jimenez

    funny contemporary friends to lovers new adult angst

    From the author of 'The Friend Zone' comes an adorable and fresh romantic comedy about one trouble-making dog who brings together two perfect strangers.

    Two years after losing her fiancé, Sloan Monroe still can't seem to get her life back on track. But one trouble-making pup with a "take me home" look in his eyes is about to change everything. With her new pet by her side, Sloan finally starts to feel more like herself. Then, after weeks of unanswered texts, Tucker's owner reaches out. He's a musician on tour in Australia. And bottom line: He wants Tucker back.. more

  • #7 Inappropriate - Vi Keeland

    Inappropriate - Vi Keeland

    billionaire contemporary alpha male friends to lovers funny

    Terminated for inappropriate behavior? Someone will have to take it up with the boss of their boss of their boss...

    ssNine years. Nine damn years I’d worked my butt off for one of the largest companies in America, and I was fired with a form letter when I returned home from a week in Aruba.

    Pissed off, I cracked open a bottle of wine and wrote my own letter to the gazillionaire CEO telling him what I thought of his company and its practices.

    I didn’t think he’d actually respond. I certainly never thought I’d suddenly become pen pals with the rich jerk.. more

  • #8 The Wrong/Right Man - Aurora Rose Reynolds

    The Wrong/Right Man - Aurora Rose Reynolds

    billionaire contemporary office boss & employee insta-love

    Lots of banter, enemies to lovers and fake relationship tropes make for a fab read

    The Wrong/Right Man Waking up to a text asking why you stood up your blind date is not the best way to start the day, especially when the man in question is standing half dressed in your kitchen. Maybe Dakota Newton shouldn’t have assumed the gorgeous man with a devastating smile standing outside the coffee shop was her date. She probably— Okay, she definitely shouldn’t have slept with him, regardless of how hot the chemistry between them was.

    But how could she know Mr. Right was actually Mr... more

  • #9 Maybe Swearing Will Help - Lani Lynn Vale

    Maybe Swearing Will Help - Lani Lynn Vale

    funny military suspense alpha male enemies to lovers

    Childhood frenemies reunite with lots of sparks and romance

    Ford Spurlock has known Ashe Trammel since they were babies. He’s also done his level best to stay away from her because every time he gets to within five feet of her, they’re fighting like cats and dogs.

    Ashe is the apple of her father’s eye. The motorcycle club princess that was never to be harmed in any way—or touched for that matter. And he’s always resented the fact that she could get away with things that he couldn’t. Things that she then blames on him and he always gets punished for.. more

  • #10 Sugarcoated - Erin Nicholas

    Sugarcoated - Erin Nicholas

    funny contemporary friends to lovers

    A hot, funny brother’s best friend rom com

    She's his best friend's little sister. He's known her all his life. He's practically part of the family. There is nothing either of them could do to surprise the other at this point.

    Then she showed up in his bedroom in lingerie and asked him to take her V-card.

    Okay, that was a surprise.. more