Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, you might be wondering what are the best books to read for Valentine’s Day. What better way to celebrate the day of love than by cozying up with a good book? Whether you’re single or in a relationship, reading can be a wonderful escape from the everyday hustle and bustle. It’s an opportunity to get lost in a love story, whether it’s a steamy romance or a heartwarming tale of devotion.

Reading books about love can also be a great way to reflect on your own relationships and learn more about what you want and need in a partner. Whether you’re a hopeless romantic or a skeptic, there’s a book out there for everyone. And if you’re looking for some inspiration on what to read, look no further!

So, grab a cup of hot cocoa, snuggle up with a blanket, and prepare to be transported to a world of love, passion, and romance. Whether you’re looking for a page-turner or a timeless classic, you’re sure to find a book that speaks to your heart on this special day. Happy Valentine’s Day, and happy reading!

Here are the best books to read for Valentine’s Day…

P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han

P.S. I Still Love You is a heartwarming novel by Jenny Han that is sure to tug at your heartstrings. It is the highly anticipated sequel to the bestselling To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before and has now been adapted into a Netflix original movie starring Lana Condor and Noah Centineo.

The story follows Lara Jean as she navigates the ups and downs of first love. She had never expected to really fall for Peter, but as they pretend to be a couple, their feelings for each other become all too real. As Lara Jean struggles to understand her feelings for Peter, another boy from her past returns to her life and complicates things further.

The novel explores the themes of love, relationships, and self-discovery through the eyes of the relatable and lovable character of Lara Jean. The story is charming, heartfelt, and full of moments that will make you smile, laugh, and cry. This makes it a perfect book to read around Valentine’s Day, especially for those who are looking for a romantic and emotional escape from the world.

In Five Years by Rebecca Serle

In Five Years is a striking, powerful, and moving love story written by Rebecca Serle that has been a New York Times Bestseller and a pick for Good Morning America, FabFitFun, and Marie Claire Book Club. The book has received high praise for its clever and moving storytelling, with New York Times bestselling author Chloe Benjamin describing it as “the rare read-in-one-sitting novel you won’t forget.”

The story follows Dannie Kohan, an ambitious lawyer who lives her life by the numbers. She is content with her meticulous planning and has just accepted her boyfriend’s marriage proposal, when she suddenly experiences an astonishing vision that could change her life forever. In the vision, she finds herself in a different apartment with a different ring on her finger, beside a different man.

The vision, which takes place exactly five years in the future, haunts Dannie and makes her question everything she thought she knew about her life. In Five Years is not your typical love story, as it takes the reader on a journey through the unexpected twists and turns of fate. With a unique and captivating plot, this book is a must-read for fans of Me Before You and One Day.

Book Lovers by Emily Henry

Book Lovers by Emily Henry is a charming and romantic novel set in the summertime in the small town of Sunshine Falls, North Carolina. The story revolves around the life of Nora Stephens, a cutthroat literary agent who lives for books and her beloved little sister Libby.

When Libby convinces Nora to go on a sisters’ trip to Sunshine Falls, she has high hopes that the small town will help Nora transform into the heroine in her own story. However, Nora keeps bumping into Charlie Lastra, a brooding bookish editor from back in the city, who she’s not exactly fond of. Despite their initial dislike for each other, they are thrown together again and again, leading them to discover more about themselves and the carefully crafted stories they’ve written about their lives.

Book Lovers is a delightful and heartwarming read, perfect for those looking for a romantic escape this Valentine’s Day. The unique and captivating storyline, set against the backdrop of a small town, will leave you feeling warm and fuzzy inside. With its charming characters and unexpected twists and turns, Book Lovers is sure to become a favorite for anyone who loves books and romance.

The Roughest Draft by Austin Siegemund-Broka

Get ready for a wild ride as two former literary darlings reunite to finish their final book on contract. Katrina Freeling and Nathan Van Huysen were once the shining stars in the literary world with their book topping bestseller lists. However, a plot hole in their partnership caused a falling out and they haven’t spoken since.

But now, with crossroads in their personal and professional lives, they’re forced to come together to finish the final book. They’ll be holed up in a tiny Florida town where they wrote their previous book, trying to finish a new manuscript quickly and painlessly. But as they work on the reasons they’ve hated each other for the past three years, they’ll discover that writing a romantic novel isn’t as easy as it seems.

Amidst the passion and prose, Katrina and Nathan will learn that relationships, like writing, sometimes take a few rough drafts to get it right. The Roughest Draft by Austin Siegemund-Broka promises to be a fun and engaging read that will keep you hooked till the end.

It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

It Ends with Us, a novel by Colleen Hoover, is a touching and evocative love story that is perfect to read around Valentine’s Day. The book has been praised as a “brave and heartbreaking novel that digs its claws into you and doesn’t let go, long after you’ve finished it” by New York Times bestselling author, Anna Todd.

Lily, the protagonist of the story, is a hardworking young woman who has come a long way from her small town roots. She has graduated from college, moved to Boston, and started her own business. When she meets Ryle Kincaid, a gorgeous neurosurgeon, her life seems to be finally falling into place.

However, Ryle’s complete aversion to relationships raises questions for Lily. As she becomes the exception to his “no dating” rule, she can’t help but wonder what made him this way. Meanwhile, thoughts of Atlas Corrigan, her first love, start to overwhelm her. Atlas was her protector, her kindred spirit, and his sudden reappearance threatens everything Lily has built with Ryle.

It Ends with Us is a touching and honest novel that explores the complexities of love and relationships. The book has been called a “glorious and touching read, a forever keeper,” by USA TODAY, and it is sure to be a cherished addition to your library.

You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty by Akwaeke Emezi

“You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty” by Akwaeke Emezi is the latest must-read from one of the greatest living writers. It’s been named a Best Romance of 2022 by The New York Times and The Washington Post, and was a highly anticipated book of 2022 by Oprah Daily, Vulture, Harper’s Bazaar, and more!

Follow the journey of Feyi Adekola, a young woman on a quest to rediscover how to be alive again. It’s been five years since the loss of her true love and she’s almost a new person now – an artist with her own studio and a best friend who insists it’s time to start dating again. Feyi isn’t ready for anything serious, but a steamy encounter leads her on a journey she never could have imagined.

From luxurious trips to tropical islands and decadent meals with a celebrity chef, to a budding art career and a perfect new relationship, Feyi’s life is suddenly more complicated than ever before. She finds herself drawn to someone she knows she can’t have, and must begin her search for answers. Will she be able to release her past, honor her grief, and choose love against all odds? Join Feyi on her journey of healing and passion as she discovers what it truly means to be alive.

Love on the Brain by Ali Hazelwood

Looking for a fun, romantic read for Valentine’s Day? Look no further than “Love on the Brain” by Ali Hazelwood! This book has been named a #1 LibraryReads and Indie Next Pick, and with good reason.

The story follows Bee Königswasser, a scientist who lives by the motto “What would Marie Curie do?” She’s just been offered her dream job at NASA, leading a neuroengineering project. The only problem is that she’s been forced to co-lead the project with her archenemy, Levi Ward.

Despite their history, Bee can’t deny the sparks flying between them. As they work together, Bee finds herself falling for Levi, but with her career and reputation on the line, she’s not sure if she should take the leap. The book is a fun, flirty, and nerdy romp through the world of science and love, and is the perfect way to get in the Valentine’s Day spirit.

The Soulmate Equation by Christina Lauren

Do you believe in fate or do you think love is just a numbers game? Get ready to have your mind blown with The Soulmate Equation by Christina Lauren, a book that’s been named a best pick by multiple media outlets!

Meet Jess Davis, a single mom and data wizard who’s skeptical about the dating world. With a troubled past and a daughter to care for, Jess is always working hard to make ends meet. But when she hears about GeneticAlly, a new DNA-based matchmaking company, Jess sees a glimmer of hope. The science of numbers is something she can understand, so when the test shows a 98% compatibility with another subject in the database, she’s intrigued. Little did she know, that subject was none other than Dr. River Peña, the founder of GeneticAlly.

Dr. Peña and Jess are worlds apart, but GeneticAlly has a proposition: get to know each other and they’ll pay her. Despite her skepticism and dislike for River, Jess is in no position to turn down the offer. But as she’s thrown into a series of events with him, she begins to realize there’s more to the science behind a soulmate and the man himself than she ever thought possible. With laughs and heartwarming moments, The Soulmate Equation is a delightful romp that will have you questioning the delicate balance between fate and choice. So, buckle up and get ready to fall in love with this charming and humorous book!

The Boyfriend Project by Farrah Rochon

The Boyfriend Project is a must-read romance novel, especially around Valentine’s Day! The book follows three women – Samiah, London, and Taylor – who are all duped by the same man and become fast friends as a result. They make a pact to focus on themselves and not date for six months, but that all changes when Samiah meets the deliciously sexy and distracting Daniel Collins.

Samiah never thought she would be ‘that’ girl, but after a live tweet of a disastrous date goes viral, she realizes she’s been catfished by her boyfriend. The three women band together and vow to focus on themselves for six months, but that all changes when Samiah meets Daniel Collins, who walks into her office and shakes up her world. The question remains, is Daniel boyfriend material or too good to be true?

This book is a multilayered story about friendship, love, and following your dreams, all told with heart and emotion. It’s funny, fresh, sexy, and heartfelt. Fans of Nalini Singh and Suzanne Brockmann will definitely love this new favorite romance series! So, grab a box of chocolates and snuggle up with The Boyfriend Project this Valentine’s Day.

Yes and I Love You by Roni Loren

Roni Loren, the New York Times and USA Today bestseller, invites you to fall in love with “Yes and I Love You.” This heartwarming story is about a woman who is struggling with anxiety and a man who seems too good to be true. Set in the lively city of New Orleans, this book promises to be an emotional rollercoaster.

Everyone loves Miz Poppy, a bright and lively commentator who adds spark to the New Orleans nightlife. But few people know Hollyn Tate, the person behind the media star, who has been hiding her true self behind a public persona due to her anxiety. Hollyn’s job is on the line and she has no choice but to confront her fears and reveal the truth to the world.

Enter Jasper Deares, a handsome actor and improv star, who offers Hollyn private lessons to help her overcome her fears. Despite her initial skepticism, Hollyn is drawn to Jasper’s infectious charm and agrees to the lessons. What was meant to be a few simple games of improv, turns into something much more as the lessons continue and their relationship grows. Jasper’s support and encouragement help Hollyn find the confidence she needs to embrace her imperfections and embrace life.

If you enjoyed this reading list of the best books to read for Valentine’s Day, you may also want to check out our list of the best young adult romance books.