My “Books to Read if you like” series continues! This series of book recommendations goes beyond recommending a genre, but a theme, feeling, mood, trope, etc. If you are interested in some of my past recommendations, you can check out this page on my blog.
But, If you are ever in the mood for friends to lovers, check out…
Bianca and Zac grew up being best friends with Bianca’s cousin Rodrigo despite the age gap. Zac graduated college and went off to play professional football, where they lost touch. A decade later, Zac is back home in Texas and looking to rekindle their friendship, while Bianca would rather guard herself. Can they become friends again, or even something more?
This is probably one of the most unique books I have ever read and also my first book I ever read by Mariana Zapata.
Kat Berger is just your normal gal, with crazy best friends, one of whom is a porn star. Kat and her friends attend a porn convention, where she befriends someone she meets there. Low and behold, he is actually a porn star. Can their friendship survive and unlikely beginning? Is there a happy ending?
Not going to lie, this book sort of broke my heart a bit. Aria is in high school and after one bad decision, she ends up pregnant. With a fairly unsupportive family and being ostracized at school, she finds an unlikely friendship with the new boy Levi. The both end up having to deal with some very big familial decisions that push them apart. Can they find there way back together again?
I read this quite a long time ago, so it is very YA, but I remember it being a very cute, coming of age story. Charlie’s life revolves around baseball; her dad was a professional and she is the only girl on her schools baseball team. She decides she is is tired of being one of the boys and wants to be who she is. With the help of a fellow teammate, Jace and his sister, she learns she can be both girlie and a baseball player.
Andy and Christine both a very troubled previous marriages. Bonding in their single parent life hood, they find ways to breathe again and laugh in their less than desirable circumstances. Friendship blooms into much more, but can they survive their past?
Thanks for reading! Stay tuned for more in my recommendation series. What friends to lovers books have you read?