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Christina Lauren (the combined pen name of Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings) is an American author duo of contemporary fiction, teen fiction and romance novels. Career The pair met in 2009 while writing fanfiction online, and, in 2010, became co-authors, signing agent Holly Root from the Waxman-Leavell Literary Agency in 2011. In 2017, Holly Root founded Root Literary.Author of nineteen New York Times Bestselling novels, their work is currently translated in over 30 languages.Together, they present workshops and have been speakers at events such as RT Booklovers Convention, Book Expo of America (BEA), and Romance Writers of America (RWA), and are frequent guests at San Diego Comic-Con International. Beautiful series In 2013, Beautiful Bastard was optioned by Constantin Film for a film adaptation. The rights later reverted to the authors. Wild Seasons series The second series by the authors debuted in 2014. The first novel of the series, Sweet Filthy Boy, earned the Romantic Times Book of the Year award for 2014. The series centers on a group of friends following graduation from college. Lauren has been praised for writing delectable heroes and strong-willed heroines to match. Like books in the Beautiful series, all of the Wild Seasons books to date have hit the New York Times list. Roomies Andy Fickman will direct and produce the music-driven romantic comedy "Roomies" with Jenna Dewan via her company, Everheart Productions. Christina Lauren will write the screenplay. The Unhoneymooners The Unhoneymooners spent 14 weeks on the NYT Bestseller List. In 2021 Deadline announced that BCDF had optioned it for film. Joseph Muszynski adapted the novel and BCDF Pictures' Claude Dal Farra and Brian Keady are producing with Kelsey Law. Honors 2013 Best Romance Nominee Goodreads Choice Awards (Beautiful Bastard) 2013 Best Romance (Beautiful Stranger) 2014 RT Seal of Excellence Award (Sweet Filthy Boy) 2014 RT Book of the Year (Sweet Filthy Boy) 2014 Goodreads Choice Nominee Best Romance (Sweet Filthy Boy) 2015 Kirkus Starred Review (The House) 2016 An Amazon Editor's Choice Best Books of 2016 (Wicked Sexy Liar) 2017 Kirkus Starred Review (Dating You/Hating You) 2017 Amazon Best Romance of the Year (Dating You/Hating You) 2017 Publishers Weekly Starred Review (Roomies) 2017 Goodreads Choice Nominee Best Young Adult Fiction (Autoboyography) 2017 Best of the Year Finalist (Autoboyography) 2017 American Library Association Rainbow List (Autoboyography) 2017 Lambda Literary Award Finalist (Autoboyography) 2017 Vulture Top Ten Romance (Dating You/Hating You) 2017 Washington Post Top Five Romance (Dating You/Hating You) 2017 Entertainment Weekly Top Ten Romance (Roomies) 2018 Kirkus Starred Review (Love and Other Words) 2018 Kirkus Starred Review (Josh and Hazel's Guide to Not Dating) 2018 Publishers Weekly Starred Review (My Favorite Half-Night Stand) 2018 Goodreads Choice Nominee Best Romance (Roomies) 2018 Goodreads Choice Nominee Best Romance (Josh and Hazel's Guide to Not Dating) 2018 Amazon Best Romances of the Year (Josh and Hazel's Guide to Not Dating) 2018 New York Public Library Best Books of the Year (Josh and Hazel's Guide to Not Dating) 2019 Kirkus Starred Review (The Unhoneymooners) 2019 Publishers Weekly Starred Review (The Unhoneymooners) 2019 Library Journal Starred Review (The Unhoneymooners) 2019 Indie Next List (The Unhoneymooners) 2019 Goodreads Choice Nominee Best Romance (The Unhoneymooners) 2019 Amazon Best Romances of the Year (The Unhoneymooners) 2019 Audible Best Rom Coms of the Year (The Unhoneymooners) 2019 Library Reads Hall of Fame 2019 Bookbub Best Romances of the Year (The Unhoneymooners) 2019 Indie Next List (Twice in a Blue Moon) 2020 Bookpage Best Romance Novels of 2020 So Far (The Honey-Don't List) 2020 Kirkus Starred Review (The Honey Don't List) 2020 Publishers Weekly Starred Review (In a Holidaze) 2020 Library Journal Starred Review (In a Holidaze) 2020 Book Page Starred Review (In a Holidaze) 2020 Goodreads Choice Nominee Best Romance (In a Holidaze) 2020 Oprah's Romance Novels We Couldn't Put Down (The Honey Don't List) 2021 Audie Award Finalist Best Romance (The Honey Don't List) 2021 Kirkus Starred Review (The Soulmate Equation) 2021 ALA Booklist Starred Review (The Soulmate Equation) 2021 Indie Next List (The Soulmate Equation) 2021 Library Journal Starred Review (The Soulmate Equation) 2021 Barnes & Noble Best Books of 2021 (The Soulmate Equation) 2021 Indigo Top Ten Romance of 2021 (The Soulmate Equation) 2021 Kirkus Best Romances of the Year (The Soulmate Equation) 2021 Kobo Best Romances of the Year (The Soulmate Equation) 2021 Best Romances of the Year (The Soulmate Equation) 2021 Goodreads Choice Nominee Best Romance (The Soulmate Equation) 2021 Audible Best of 2021 (The Soulmate Equation) 2021 Buzzfeed Best Romance Novels of 2021 (Soulmate Equation) 2021 Scribd Best Romance Novels of 2021 2022 Kirkus Starred Review (Something Wilder) 2022 Booklist Starred Review (Something Wilder) 2022 Indie Next List (Something Wilder) 2022 Indigo's Top 10 Romance Books of 2022 (Something Wilder) 2022 Washington Post 10 Best Romance Novels of 2022 (Something Wilder) 2022 Entertainment Weekly's Top 10 Romances of 2022 (Something Wilder) 2022 Apple Books Top Selling Romances of the Year (Something Wilder) 2023 Library Journal Starred Review (The True Love Experiment) 2023 Kirkus Starred Review (The True Love Experiment) 2023 Indie Next List (The True Love Experiment) 2023 Library Reads Hall of Fame (The True Love Experiment) 2023 Audible Editors' Select: May 2023 (The True Love Experiment) 2023 Apple Books Best of the Month (The True Love Experiment) 2023 Apple Must Listen (The True Love Experiment) 2023 Amazon Editors' Picks: Best Romance (The True Love Experiment) 2023 BookPage Starred Review (The True Love Experiment) Bibliography Beautiful series Beautiful Bastard (2013) Beautiful Stranger (2013) Beautiful Bitch (2013) Beautiful Bombshell (2013) Beautiful Player (2013) Beautiful Beginning (2013) Beautiful Beloved (2015) Beautiful Secret (2015) Beautiful Boss (2016) Beautiful (2016) Wild Seasons series Sweet Filthy Boy (2014) Dirty Rowdy Thing (2014) Dark Wild Night (2015) Wicked Sexy Liar (2016) Not Joe's Not So Short Short (novella, 2016)Standalones Sublime (2014) The House (2015) Dating You/Hating You (2017) Autoboyography (2017) Roomies (2017) Love and Other Words (2018) Josh and Hazel's Guide to Not Dating (2018) My Favorite Half-Night Stand (2018) The Unhoneymooners (2019) Twice in a Blue Moon (2019) The Honey-Don't List (2020) In A Holidaze (2020) The Soulmate Equation (2021) Something Wilder (2022) The True Love Experiment (2023) The Honeymoon Crashers (Expected publication August 1, 2023)Charity work Along with fellow writer Nina Bocci, the pair created and ran a non-profit organization known as Fandom Gives Back. From 2009-2012 Fandom Gives Back raised over $235,000 for Alex's Lemonade Stand. .... Discover the Christina Lauren popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Christina Lauren books.

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  • While It Lasts synopsis, comments

    While It Lasts

    Abbi Glines

    Cage brings his playboy prowess to the countryside as the Sea Breeze hookups continue, from selfpublished phenomenon Abbi Glines.Low broke Cage’s heart by getting with Marcus in Be...

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    The Unidentified Redhead

    Alice Clayton

    Now available in eBook, USA TODAY bestselling author Alice Clayton’s debut novel is a playful and erotic romance between an aspiring actress and Hollywood’s hottest new leading man...

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    Alice Clayton

    Readers back for a third round of the bestselling Cocktail series will enjoy a madcap romantic comedy about bodice ripping and chest heaving, fiery passion and love everlasting. Pl...

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    Talk Flirty to Me

    Livy Hart

    I’ve got ninetynine problems and my brother’s snarky, smartmouthed best friend Sam is tangled up in every last one of them.When it comes to firefighter Sam O’Shea, absenceand a reg...

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    Twice in a Lifetime

    Melissa Baron

    The Time Traveler's Wife meets Oona Out of Order in this imaginative and moving debut novel of a love more powerful than time.Isla has fled the city for smalltown Missouri in the w...

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    Beautiful Disaster

    Jamie McGuire

    The “deliciously intense” (USA TODAY) New York Times bestselling phenomenon follows a good girl drawn to a very bad boysoon to be a major motion picture starring Dylan Sprouse!The ...

  • To Have and to Hoax synopsis, comments

    To Have and to Hoax

    Martha Waters

    Named a Best Romance of April by Goodreads, Popsugar, Bustle, and more!“A laugh out loud Regency rompif you loved the Bridgertons, you’ll adore To Have and to Hoax!” Lauren Willig,...

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    Believe in You

    Christina Cimorelli, Katherine Cimorelli, Lisa Cimorelli, Amy Cimorelli, Lauren Cimorelli & Dani Cimorelli

    Growing up can be tough, and sometimes you just need a big sister to help you through it. In Believe in You, the six Cimorelli sisters share their experiences and accumulated wisdo...

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    Fight for You

    Nina Crespo

    In this second of the Kingman Brothers series, Aiden Kingman is reunited with the woman he mistakenly wronged seven years ago...and this time around, he’s determined to make things...

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    It Had to Be You

    Georgia Clark

    “A wedding planner dies and leaves the business to his wifeand his mistress. What could possibly go wrong? A charming romcom to kick off your summer.”People An Elin Hilderbrand Ent...

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    The Vincent Brothers

    Abbi Glines

    Hot romance is the cure for heartbreak in this sequel to The Vincent Boys.Getting a boy to fall headoverheels in love with you isn’t easy. Especially when he’s been in love with yo...

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    Last Call

    Alice Clayton

    From USA TODAY bestselling author Alice Clayton, known for her “deliciously addictive” (The Book Vixen) novels, this Cocktail series novella reunites readers with Caroline and Simo...

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    Island Time

    Georgia Clark

    “A delicious escape.” PeopleLove is in the salty sea air in this smart and steamy ensemble romantic comedy set in a tropical paradise, from the author of the “sparkly and entertain...

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    Dream On

    Angie Hockman

    In this fresh romantic comedy from the author of Shipped, heralded as an “absolutely sparkling debut” by Entertainment Weekly, a woman wakes up from a car accident with memories of...

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    Marriage on Madison Avenue

    Lauren Layne

    A USA TODAY bestseller!One of O, The Oprah Magazine’s “22 Romance Novels That Are Set to Be the Best of 2020” and one of Goodreads’s “28 of the Hottest Romances of 2020”From New Yo...

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    Sari, Not Sari

    Sonya Singh

    INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLERThis delightful debut romcom follows the adventures of a woman trying to connect with her South Asian roots and introduces readers to a memorable cast of...

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    Roman Crazy

    Alice Clayton & Nina Bocci

    A delicious, sexy, laughoutloud modern romance about a newly single woman and her journey to find love again, from New York Times bestselling author Alice Clayton and debut author ...

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    Better Than the Movies

    Lynn Painter

    A USA TODAY BESTSELLERPerfect for fans of Kasie West and Jenn Bennett, this “sweet and funny” (Kerry Winfrey, author of Waiting for Tom Hanks) teen romcom follows a hopelessly roma...

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    Dear Emmie Blue

    Lia Louis

    In this charming and poignant novel that “oozes charm and wit and speaks beautifully about friendship and love, and the differences between the two” (Laura Pearson, author of I Wan...

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    Summoning the Night

    Jenn Bennett

    The second in a nottobemissed urban fantasy series about a freewheeling magician who slings drinks at a demonfriendly tiki bar. MAGICAL TRICKS. DEMONIC TREATS. After narrowly escap...

  • The Ingredients of You and Me synopsis, comments

    The Ingredients of You and Me

    Nina Bocci

    From the USA TODAY bestselling author of the “heartwarming and refreshingly sweet” (Lauren Layne, New York Times bestselling author) On the Corner of Love and Hate comes a story ab...

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    Angie Hockman

    Named a Best Romance Book of 2021 by Entertainment Weekly Goodreads PopSugar Marie Claire Real Simple Insider Vulture CNN Bookreporter BookBub and more!​ The Unhoneymoone...

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    Rusty Nailed

    Alice Clayton

    In this sequel to Wallbanger, fan favorites Caroline Reynolds and Simon Parker negotiate the roller coaster of their new relationship while housesitting in Sausalito.Playing house ...

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    Alice Clayton

    The third in the hilarious yet sizzling hot Hudson Valley series from New York Time and USA TODAY bestselling author Alice Clayton.Clara Morgan is living the dream, if you can call...

  • Good on Paper synopsis, comments

    Good on Paper

    Valerie Tejeda

    'A fun beach read! Valerie Tejeda writes relatable characters full of heart!' JO WATSON'GOOD ON PAPER was the absolute perfect beach read! With a relatable main character strugglin...

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    Secretly Yours

    Tessa Bailey

    From #1 New York Times bestselling author and TikTok favorite Tessa Bailey comes a steamy new romcom about a starchy professor and the bubbly neighbor he clashes wit...

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    The Player Next Door

    Elizabeth Davis

    'Compulsively readable! I was charmed by the flirtatious banter . . . Sometimes you want to Netflix and Chill and sometimes you want to Netflix and like, seriously, just chill. Cla...

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    The Split

    Laura Kay

    'The Split has everything I love in a novel. It's hilariously funny, it's so uplifting, and its characters are irresistibly loveable' BETH O'LEARY'Full of humour, kindness, cake a...

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    The Do-Over

    Lynn Painter

    In this riotous young adult romp for fans of Recommended for You and A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow, a teen girl has the worst Valentine’s Day everonly to relive it over ...

  • I Love You, I Hate You synopsis, comments

    I Love You, I Hate You

    Elizabeth Davis

    'Everything you love about romantic comedy hilarious, sharply observed, smart, and sexy as hell. I adored this book!' RACHEL HAWKINS'Smart, sexy, and feminist, I Love You, I Hate ...

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    Say You Still Love Me

    K.A. Tucker

    INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERThe bestselling author of The Simple Wild and Keep Her Safe and “master of steamy romance” (Kirkus Reviews) delivers a sizzling novel about an ambitious and...

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    Alice Clayton

    “An instant classic…highly recommended!” New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Jennifer ProbstUSA TODAY bestselling indie author Alice Clayton delights readers with the s...

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    To Swoon and to Spar

    Martha Waters

    The Regency Vows series that is “sure to delight Bridgerton fans” (USA TODAY) returns with this story about a viscount and his irascible new wife who hopes to chase her husband fro...

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    High Tide

    Jude Deveraux

    The New York Times bestselling Montgomery/Taggert Family series returns with a sizzling romance “packed full of warmth, humor, sensual tension, and exciting adventure” (RT Book Rev...

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    Eight Perfect Hours

    Lia Louis

    ONE OF THE BEST FEELGOOD BOOKS OF 2021 BY THE WASHINGTON POST “I read Eight Perfect Hours in one sitting, in four perfect hours, because I couldn’t bear to put it down without know...

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    Chantel Guertin

    Fans of Lauren Weisberger and Emily Henry won’t want to miss this funny, sexy, and emotional novel that looks at modern relationships, modern choices, and redefiningnot to mention ...

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    The Redhead Series

    Alice Clayton

    New York Times bestselling author Alice Clayton is a magical mix of humor and heat in The Redhead Seriesa playful series following a sizzling romance between aspiring actress Grace...

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    Black Ballerinas

    Misty Copeland

    From New York Times bestselling and awardwinning author and American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Misty Copeland comes an illustrated nonfiction collection celebrating dancers o...

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    Love on Lexington Avenue

    Lauren Layne

    A Goodreads Best Romance “Fans of The Devil Wears Prada will flip over Love on Lexington Avenue.” Karen Hawkins, New York Times bestselling authorFrom New York Times bestselling au...

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    Heartbreak for Hire

    Sonia Hartl

    A smart, sexy, and witty romantic comedyperfect for fans of Christina Lauren and Sally Thorneabout a twentysomething who lives out every woman’s fantasy: getting paid to give men w...

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    The Charm Offensive

    Alison Cochrun


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    To Love and to Loathe

    Martha Waters

    Named a best romance of the year by Entertainment Weekly Named a most anticipated romance by Oprah Daily, Marie Claire, BuzzFeed, PopSugar, and more!“There was no romance novel mor...

  • On the Corner of Love and Hate synopsis, comments

    On the Corner of Love and Hate

    Nina Bocci

    For fans of Lauren Layne and Kristan Higgins comes a delightfully “fun bit of fluffy entertainment” (Publishers Weekly) in the first book of a charming new series, in which a young...

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    Passion on Park Avenue

    Lauren Layne

    An Best Romance Novel of 2019!“Perfect for readers who love the dishy women's fiction of Candace Bushnell.” BooklistFrom the author of the New York Times bestselling Stil...

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    To Marry and to Meddle

    Martha Waters

    “Sure to delight Bridgerton fans.” USA TODAYThe “sweet, sexy, and utterly fun” (Emily Henry, author of People We Meet on Vacation) Regency Vows series continues with a witty, charm...

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    The Key to My Heart

    Lia Louis

    A Goodreads Most Anticipated RomanceA heartwarming novel about hope after loss as a young widow receives mysterious messages of love from the “mustbuy author” (Jodi Picoult) of Eig...

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    Tash Skilton

    With lots of fun banter and quippy dialogue, Ghosting: A Love Story is for readers looking for the wit and heart of Mhairi McFarlane and Sophie Kinsella with the romance of You've ...