Nick Recommends (1) : Fake Relationships

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Happy Thursday, friends!

I hope you're having a good week. I'm starting a new feature on the blog in which I will recommend books/movies/TV shows of specific tropes or genres. I've been getting asked for recommendations a lot lately and I love making lists so I thought I'd put everything in one post. Today's trope is one of my all-time favorites, fake relationships. I know it's a trope a lot of you love too. Below are 10 of my favorite books that tackle the trope!

Hard Sell (21 Wall Street, #2) Act Like It (London Celebrities, #1) Pretending He's Mine (Love on Cue, #2) Luck of the Draw (Chance of a Lifetime #2) Appetites & Vices (The Truitts #1)

When an unflattering photo of a young Wall Street broker threatens to destroy his career, he hires his frenemy-with-benefits to be his fake-girlfriend to fix his reputation. Boy is he in for a ride!

Act Like It by Lucy Parker
A fun, bubbly young actress is asked to fake-date her grumpy, grouchy, cynical co-star who she can't stand. Watching these two panic when they realize they are perfect for each other is an absolute treat!

Pretending He's Mine by Mia Sosa
Two people who have crushes on each other decide to fake-date to attend the heroine's brother's wedding. The chemistry here is PERFECTION!

Luck of the Draw by Kate Clayborn
A corporate lawyer, who ruined a family's life, attempts to seek forgiveness only to have the sad, grumpy man guilt her into a fake relationship so he can successfully bid on a campground he has big plans for. Of course, love ensues!

Appetites & Vices by Felicia Grossman
Hero, who is a former libertine, and heroine, who is Jewish and is often shunned by society, enter a faux-engagement for personal reasons. Of course, they end up falling for each other!

The Earl I Ruined (The Secrets of Charlotte Street, #2) One Night Wife (The Confidence Game #1) The Fearless King (The Kings, #2) That Kind of Guy (Ravenswood, #3) A Prince on Paper (Reluctant Royals, #3)

The Earl I Ruined by Scarlett Peckham
Heroine ruins man's reputation. Out of guilt, she proposes a fake engagement to help mend his reputation.

One Night Wife by Ainslie Paton
A Robin Hood-type conman and a woman he wants to help enter a fake relationship so he can con rich people into donating to her micro-finance company. We all know how a fake relationship ends in books! :)

The Fearless King by Katee Robert
Hero decides to help the heroine out when her douchey dad comes back to cause trouble in her life. Chemistry, chemistry, and chemistry!

That Kind of Guy by Talia Hibbert
An older-woman falls for her best friend and he agrees to be her fake-boyfriend for a convention! Talk about romantic tension.

A Prince on Paper by Alyssa Cole
A royal romance and a fake relationship? Now, that's a fun combination!

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