Books to Read if You Like Julia Kent

15 Dec 2016

One boy. One girl. Lots of shenanigans. Sometimes love can be fickle, sometimes love can be dark, but most of all love is funny. Julia Kent‘s collection of romantic comedies sure proves that. From Shopping for a Billionaire to It’s Always Complicated, Julia manages to infuse the sweet feeling of love with the comedic pitfalls of life. If you enjoy sweet romantic comedies, try these books to read if you like Julia Kent.

Books to Read if You Like Julia Kent


 

All Jazzed Up

Tracy Ellen

Release Date: December 15, 2016

Jazy has just realized something about herself that she loathes: she’s in love with Max. Reasons why this is a problem: he’s a man-whore, he’s her best guy friend who sees her as nothing more than a friend, and worse of all he’s just asked her to marry him. An ex of his is trying to trap him for his money by claiming to be having his baby and Max needs Jazy’s help. It’s a marriage of convenience, sure, but Jazy can’t help but feel a little excited to become his wife. But as more and more lies need to be told, Jazy finds herself struggling to keep the most important one: that she’s madly in love with her husband.

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Then He Showed Up

Chris Campillo

Release Date: November 25, 2016

Kate Livingston wasn’t always such a worrier but after her husband’s death she finds herself worrying about everything, including whether or not the ice cream man has had a background check. But the number one thing that has her worried is job security. As the sole breadwinner now, she knows losing her job would be catastrophic for her family so she sets to work on a plan. As an economic development specialist, Kate must convince a high-tech company to bring their newest facility to Austin. It could mean thousands of jobs for the state and job security for herself—the perfect deal. But then Jack Graham shows up. He’s determined to develop his newest project in an unconventional setting, but it won’t be in Austin. The city holds too many painful memories. Jack will do anything to keep the company from Austin and Kate will do anything to keep it. What will happen when the two of them meet and find much more than animosity between them?

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The Hating Game

Sally Thorne

Release Date: August 9, 2016

The executive assistants to the co-CEOs of Gamin Publishing Lucy Hutton and Joshua Templeman could not be more different from one another: Joshua is serious,  Lucy is cheery; he’s meticulous, she goes with her gut; he dresses in boring ties while she brightens up the office with her outfit. The only thing they can agree on is that they absolutely despise one another. So when they both come up for the same promotion, their battle gets kicked into high gear. Soon though, the tension between them becomes too much to handle and Lucy finds herself not hating Joshua as much as she once thought. Is this all part of a plan to make her lose the promotion? Or do Lucy and Joshua have more in common than they think?

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First Star I See Tonight

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Release Date: August 23, 2016

Piper Dove has always dreamed of becoming the best detective in all of Chicago so she happily jumps on any case she’s given. Even if it means tailing the former Chicago Stars quarterback, Cooper Graham. The legendary sports hero always gets what he wants and he’s not thrilled that he’s in need of protection, especially from a woman. In addition to this case, Piper is also dealing with a bevy of Middle Eastern princesses, a Pakistani servant girl yearning for freedom, a teenager who just wants to fit in, and an elderly neighbor demanding Piper find her very dead husband. Will Piper be able to protect Cooper with everything else she has going on? Or will distractions become too much for her?

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Finding Fraser

KC Dyer

Release Date: February 26, 2016

When Emma Sheridan first met Jamie Fraser she was nineteen and fell head over heels almost instantly. He was tall, red-headed, Scottish and well, fictional. Her love of Diana Gabaldon’s hero from the Outlander series eventually has her selling off all of her belongings and moving to Scotland with nothing more than a travel blog to confide in. But as she explores the ancient country with rolling green hills and crumbling castles in search of her own Jamie Fraser, she realizes she just might find herself.

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Shopaholic to the Rescue

Sophie Kinsella

Release Date: October 27, 2016

When Becky’s father goes missing from Los Angeles during a mysterious quest with the husband of Becky’s best friend, Suze, she sets out to find him. Now she’s on a never-ending road trip with her hysterical mother, a desperate Suze and her enemy Alicia, whom she’s convinced is up to no good and along for the ride. Determined to get to the bottom of why her dad disappeared, Becky knows she’ll have to marshal all her trademark ingenuity. The result: her most outrageous and daring plan yet!

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Jessica

New Yorker in the south too long. Most proud of her Netflix queue, bookshelf organization skills and being a Ravenclaw.