Best 10 Sweet And Spicy Tessa Bailey Read-a-likes

Posted on April 26, 2023

by Andy L

If you’re in the mood for a steamy romance novel, the Toledo Lucas County Public Library has plenty of options to choose from. Whether you prefer a slow-burn romance or a scorching hot love affair, we have a wide selection of romance titles to suit your tastes.

To help you navigate our collection, we’ve put together a list of romance novels ordered by how spicy the romance is. So, whether you’re looking for a sweet and tender love story or a sizzling hot read, we’ve got you covered.

Sweet Romance

If you’re looking for a romance novel that’s more heartwarming than steamy, these sweet romance titles are perfect for you:

The Kiss Quotient Series

by Helen Hoang

After Helen Hoang was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in 2016, she was inspired to chronicle her journey to love in her first novel, The Kiss Quotient. Hoang continues the series with two follow ups that represent other characters on the ASD. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and possibly even blush!

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The Flatshare

by Beth O’Leary

Tiffy and Leon share a flat but have never met. When they begin communicating through notes left around the apartment, they find themselves falling in love.

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The Wedding Date

by Jasmine Guillory

When Alexa and Drew get stuck in an elevator together, they agree to be each other’s fake dates for a wedding. But their pretend relationship soon becomes real.

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A Million Junes

by Emily Henry

For as long as Jack “June” O’Donnell has been alive, her parents have had only one rule: stay away from the Angert family. But when June collides—quite literally—with Saul Angert, sparks fly, and everything June has known is thrown into chaos.

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Medium Heat Romance

If you’re looking for a romance novel that’s a little steamier, but still sweet, these medium heat titles are sure to please:

The Hating Game

by Sally Thorne

Lucy and Joshua are coworkers who hate each other. But when they’re forced to share an office, their hatred turns into attraction.

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The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

This novel follows a Vietnamese woman who travels to America to meet the man her mother has arranged for her to marry. But things get complicated when she falls for his brother instead.

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The Friend Zone

by Abby Jimenez

Kristen and Josh are just friends, even though they both want more. But when Kristen meets someone else, Josh realizes he has to make a move before it’s too late.

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The Bromance Book Club

by Lyssa Kay Adams

Nashville Legends second baseman Gavin Scott’s marriage is in major league trouble. He’s recently discovered a humiliating secret: his wife Thea has always faked the Big O.

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Witch Please

by Ann Aguirre

Practical Magic meets Gilmore Girls in this adorable witchy rom-com, with a bisexual cinnamon roll hero, a commitment-averse heroine, and a chemistry between them that causes literal sparks.

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Spicy Romance

If you’re looking for a romance novel that’s hot and steamy, these spicy romance titles will definitely satisfy:

Dirty Letters

by Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward

When a woman receives a letter from a childhood pen pal, she discovers that he’s now a famous rock star. As they begin exchanging dirty letters, their attraction grows stronger.

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The Roommate

by Rosie Danan

Clara agrees to be a roommate to a man she’s never met, but soon discovers that he’s a male porn star. As they become friends, their relationship takes a passionate turn.

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No matter what level of heat you’re looking for, the Toledo Lucas County Public Library has plenty of romance titles to choose from. So come in, browse our collection, and find your next steamy read today.

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