7 Funny Love Stories

Posted on July 24, 2019

by April S

Welcome to our funny fiction series.

We’re highlighting a variety of humorous fiction novels to help our readers find that next great read (and hopefully a few laughs along the way).

The books featured below all fall under the Romantic Comedies genre.

In this post you’ll find a variety of stories with a wide-range of appeal. They’re perfect for fans of engaging, banter-filled and witty novels. Oh, and by the way — the books are absolutely hilarious!


Romantic Comedies

Star-Crossed by Minnie Darke

1. Star-Crossed by Minnie Darke

Convinced that her childhood sweetheart and she are ideally suited upon discovering he is an astrology devotee, a secretly skeptical horoscope magazine writer takes matters into her own hands when he does not return her affections.

  • Genre: Australian Fiction
  • Theme: Childhood Sweethearts
  • Tone: Upbeat
  • Writing Style: Engaging
Meet Cute by Helena Hunting

2. Meet Cute by Helena Hunting

After meeting the former actor she had a crush on as a teenager and fangirling all over him, Kailyn Flowers strikes up a friendship with Daxton Hughes who needs help acting as guardian to his 13-year-old-sister.

  • Genre: Canadian Fiction
  • Theme: Enemies to Lovers
  • Tone: High-Drama, Steamy and Upbeat
  • Writing Style: Banter-Filled
Red, White and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

3. Red, White and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

A big-hearted romantic comedy in which the First Son falls in love with the Prince of Wales after an incident of international proportions forces them to pretend to be best friends.

  • Genre: LGBTQIA Romance
  • Character: Well-Developed
  • Theme: Enemies to Lovers
  • Tone: Heartwarming and Steamy
  • Writing Style: Engaging, Well-Crafted Dialogue and Witty
99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne

4. 99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne

From the author of the bestselling novel The Hating Game comes a poignant and witty romantic comedy about a twin battling her brother over their crumbling inheritance — and his sexy best friend who is determined to knock down her walls.

  • Genre: Australian Fiction
  • Character: Likable
  • Tone: Amusing and Steamy
  • Writing Style: Banter-Filled and Engaging
Good Riddance by Elinor Lipman

5. Good Riddance by Elinor Lipman

In a delightful new romantic comedy from Elinor Lipman, one woman’s trash becomes another woman’s treasure, with deliriously entertaining results.

  • Genre: Contemporary Romance
  • Storyline: Intricately Plotted
  • Tone: Funny
  • Writing Style: Engaging, Lyrical and Witty
The Matchmaker's List by Sonya Lalli

6. The Matchmaker’s List by Sonya Lalli

Navigating a series of disastrous dates, Raina Anand attempts to balance her Indian-immigrant community’s expectations with her personal idea of modern romance.

  • Genre: Canadian Fiction
  • Character: Relatable
  • Pace: Leisurely Paced
  • Theme: Immigrant Experiences
  • Tone: Heartwarming
  • Writing Style: Banter-Filled and Engaging
The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren

7. The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren

When her twin sister and new brother-in-law get food poisoning at their wedding, maid of honor Olive, accompanied by her nemesis, the best man Ethan, assumes the role of a newlywed on a Hawaii honeymoon before unexpectedly falling for her companion.

  • Genre: Contemporary Romance
  • Tone: Funny and Heartwarming
  • Writing Style: Banter-Filled and Engaging

But Wait, There’s More …

Waiting for Tom Hanks by Kerry Winfrey
The Flatshare by Beth O'Leary
My Favorite Half-Night Stand by Christina Lauren
The Friend Zone by Abby Jimenez
Life on the Leash by Victoria Schade

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