Best New Adult Fiction: Contemporary Romances

08 Feb 2016

One of the fastest growing and most immersive new genres out there is New Adult Fiction. These breezy reads blend the satisfaction of your classic romance novel with a contemporary twist applicable for young, modern audiences. If you’re looking for a great first book in the New Adult Fiction genre, I’d recommend starting with Call Me, Maybe by Ellie Cahill. In this highly rated romance, Ellie Cahill skillfully creates tantalizing friction between Clementine Daly and her sharp journalist counterpart, Justin Mueller. Call Me, Maybe is the quintessential New Adult Fiction novel; take a closer look at it and five other new and exciting books below!

If you can’t get enough of this genre, take a look at our posts on new adult romances for the summer and new releases in new adult romance.

New Adult Fiction Books to Read

Call Me, Maybe

Ellie Cahill

Price: Only $2.99!

Release Date: February 9, 2016

When Clementine Daly accidentally picks up a stranger’s phone before boarding a flight, she’s annoyed – at first. Soon his sexy voice is on the line but he doesn’t know her or her famous pedigree. Just the way Clementine likes it.

The Moonlit Garden

Corina Bomann

Release Date: February 1, 2016

Young widow Lily Kaiser embarks on a trip with her best friend, Ellen, and handsome musicologist Gabriel Thornton to discover the mysterious legacy of an old violin. On the way, all three learn valuable lessons about love, life, and companionship.

Fates and Furies: A Novel

Lauren Groff

September 15, 2015

This rich, layered novel examines the inner workings and two separate perspectives of protagonists Lotto and Mathilde’s marriage. Fates and Furies was listed as Amazon’s 2015 Book of the Year.


R.J. Lewis

Release Date: January 2, 2016

Aston and Elise love each other deeply, passionately, unequivocally. They’re kept apart and tormented by one thing – they are brother and sister.

The Air He Breathes

Brittainy Cherry

Release Date: September 25, 2015

She had been warned about Tristan – he was cold, heartless, damaged. But so was she. They were both empty and looking for something more. Could they fit the shattered pieces of their lives together and learn how to breathe again?


Emme Burton

Release Date: January 5, 2016

Ladykiller Marcus “Snack” Snackenberg and Minnie Cooper grew up together; they’ve been hanging out for years. But what began as a childhood friendship is slowly blossoming into something else. Will their new romance last? Or will it ruin their friendship forever?

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