From Lukov with Love by Mariana Zapata
In From Lukov with Love, Mariana Zapata serves up a slow-burning and heartfelt romance set in the competitive world of figure skating. Jasmine Santos has spent her entire life training for her moment of glory, only to have it slip away when her skating partner abandons her. When her greatest rival, the infuriatingly handsome and talented Ivan Lukov, offers her a chance to partner with him for a year, Jasmine has no choice but to accept.
As they train together, the initial animosity between them slowly melts away, revealing a deep and unexpected connection. With its vivid portrayal of the world of figure skating and a beautifully developed enemies-to-lovers romance, From Lukov with Love is a captivating and emotional read.
The Bridge Kingdom by Danielle L. Jensen
The Bridge Kingdom is an epic fantasy romance that weaves together a tale of political intrigue, adventure, and a slow-burning enemies-to-lovers romance. Lara, a skilled assassin trained since childhood, is sent to marry the king of the rival kingdom under the guise of a political alliance. Her true mission, however, is to infiltrate and destroy her new husband’s realm from within.
As Lara gets to know her husband, Aren, she discovers that the enemy she’s been trained to hate is not the monster she’s been led to believe. The Bridge Kingdom is a thrilling and beautifully crafted story that will keep readers enthralled from beginning to end.
The Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia Quinn
The second book in Julia Quinn’s beloved Bridgerton series, The Viscount Who Loved Me, tells the story of the eldest Bridgerton sibling, Anthony, and his unexpected romance with the fiery Kate Sheffield. Determined to fulfill his duty and marry for the sake of his family, Anthony has no intention of falling in love. However, when he meets Kate, their mutual dislike quickly evolves into something much more powerful.
With its witty banter, engaging characters, and sizzling chemistry, The Viscount Who Loved Me is a delightful Regency-era romance that showcases the enemies-to-lovers trope to perfection.
You Deserve Each Other by Sarah Hogle
In You Deserve Each Other, Sarah Hogle delivers a refreshingly original and laugh-out-loud funny take on the enemies-to-lovers trope. Naomi Westfield and Nicholas Rose are engaged, but as their wedding day approaches, they find themselves questioning their love and compatibility. Instead of discussing their concerns, they engage in a passive-aggressive battle to see who can drive the other to call off the wedding first.
As their antics escalate, they unexpectedly rediscover the reasons they fell in love in the first place. With its clever premise, snappy dialogue, and poignant moments, You Deserve Each Other is a delightful and heartwarming romance that will leave readers smiling.
Beach Read by Emily Henry
Beach Read is a charming and heartfelt enemies-to-lovers romance set against the backdrop of a sleepy beach town. January Andrews, a romance writer, and Augustus Everett, a literary fiction author, are both struggling with writer’s block when they find themselves neighbors for the summer. Despite their mutual dislike, they strike a deal to help each other overcome their creative ruts by swapping genres and pushing their boundaries.
As they spend the summer exploring new literary territory, they also discover an undeniable connection that transcends their initial animosity. With its engaging characters, beautiful prose, and emotional depth, Beach Read is a captivating and heartwarming story that showcases the transformative power of love and understanding.