Jamie Canning has never been able to figure out why his closest friend ghosted him the summer before college. Now, four years later, Jamie is ready for that explanation when he learns they’ll be residing in the same city in preparation for their upcoming face-off in the national college hockey championship.
Ryan Wesley has always regretted the way he ended things with his best friend of six years. After taking a bet too far, he took the easy way out rather than deal with the repercussions of his drunken antics. Now four years later, Ryan is ready to apologize. Except the second he locks eyes with Jamie, all his feelings for his straight best friend come rushing back.
As one of the best MM friends-to-lovers sports romance books ever written, I recommend adding Sarina Bowen and Elle Kennedy’s stellar romance to your bookshelf. Him is a second chance hockey sports romance between two friends that will keep you up well past your bedtime and desperate for more.
When 22-year-old Wren Roberts meets the enigmatic hotelier Mateo Rossi while vacationing in Majorca, he falls into a whirlwind summer fling with the beautiful, worldly man. And when Mateo invites him to his home in Venice, Wren takes the plunge and accepts. But as summer fades into fall, outside forces threaten to shatter their relationship before it even starts.
Heartwarming, sweet, and witty, The Cuckoo’s Call is a beautiful MM romance overflowing with hilarious banter, charming characters, and exceedingly romantic moments that will sweep you off your feet. As one of the best MM romance books of 2021, I recommend making this one a priority.
Alex Claremont, the first son of the United States, barely tolerates Henry, the Prince of England, and vice versa. In the aftermath of a particularly volatile verbal spar, the two are forced to play nice with one another when U.S./British relations take a turn for the worse. Still, no one ever said it was easy to build a friendship with your arch nemesis. As they truly get to know each other, their fake friendship blossoms and grows into something deeper than they ever imagined.
If you’re obsessed with royalty, Red, White & Royal Blue is perfect for fans of MM slow-burn, enemies-to-lovers romance books. As one of the best laugh-out-loud rom coms, it needs to be added to your TBR list. Casey McQuinston’s instant bestseller will become your next book obsession.
Ever since their rookie season, Canadian golden boy Shane Hollander and Russian heartbreaker Ilya Rozanov’s rivalry has been legendary. What no one knows is that it’s all a sham (mostly). Because Shane and Ilya have a secret: they have been hooking up since they were nineteen. And as the faces of the NHL, keeping their hidden affair hidden has never been more crucial.
Funny, sexy, and sweet, Heated Rivalry is an unputdownable MM sports romance filled with witty banter, adorable moments, and a rivalry like no other. As this is one of the best MM romance books, it should come as no surprise that you’ll most likely have a permanent smile etched on your face. Shane and Ilya are the cutest couple you’ll ever have the pleasure of meeting.
If someone told Charlie Winshaw that he would be starring on a reality dating show after losing his position as CTO of his tech company, he would have never believed them. But now, with his image on the line, he will do anything to get his life back together… Even if that means becoming the future Prince Charming of Ever After.
Dev Deshpande is a hopeless romantic. Ever since stumbling upon Ever After as a boy, he has just loved love. When he lands his dream job on that very same show, he gets to do what he does best: give contestants their happily ever after. But when the awkwardly sweet tech mogul who shies away from the camera and clams up around the girls walks onto the set, it’s up to Dev to ensure that Charlie gets his own happily ever after.
Heartwarming, sweet, and thought-provoking, The Charm Offensive is a swoon-worthy, meet-cute MM romance that explores sexuality and mental health, perfect for fans of Casey McQuiston and Alexis Hall. If you’re looking for an unforgettable MM romance that will sweep you off your feet, I recommend reading Cochrun’s masterful debut novel to your shelf.
Heir to a secret society known as the Enclave, Roman Mitchell is no stranger to secrets, lies, and betrayals. Determined to unveil his brotherhood’s many sins, Roman sets out to unearth every vile secret that his father has buried. Everything would be running smoothly if not for the striking six-foot asshole in Armani who verbally eviscerates Roman at every turn.
Training a spoiled trust-fund baby to become CEO of Key Enterprise Holdings is the last thing Hale Calloway wants to do, especially when that baby happens to be his almost one-night-stand from the night before. But does something that no man has ever done before: climb his walls and break them down, brick-by-brick.
Dark, steamy, and emotional, These Vile Secrets is an unputdownable enemies-to-lovers, MM office romance filled with sizzling chemistry, dangerous lies, and twists that will leave you desperate for more. As one of the best MM romance books on the market, you need to add this to your TBR list.
After being kicked out of his home as a teen and overcoming his struggles with addiction and homelessness, Max Kaufman has finally turned his life around. Becoming a nurse and helping others became his calling, but working in the ER proves to be too much. So when a job opens up as a private caretaker for a wealthy billionaire Edward Marsh III, Max jumps at the chance. But Max soon learns that the Marsh Empire is marred by a web of deceit and lies and the only person who may be able to fix it all is the elusive and unattainable son, Silas Marsh.
Heartbreaking, heavy, and thought-provoking, Someday, Someday is a beautiful MM romance that will bring you to tears. As one of the best MM romance books, I recommend adding Emma Scott’s standout novel to your bookshelf.
Luc O’ Donnell, a 28-year-old son of 80’s rockstars, has a less than stellar reputation. When he’s photographed lying face down in the gutter wearing a pair of bunny ears, the tabloids paint a particularly unsavory picture. To make matters worse, his boss gets wind of the scandal after it sends multiple donors fleeing for the hills pushing her to give Luc an ultimatum. One that ends with his termination if he fails to clean up his image. With that in mind, Luc sets out to snag a nice, steady, and safe boyfriend who will help .
Enter criminal barrister Oliver Blackwood, the handsome vegetarian lawyer with a squeaky clean reputation. Oliver is exactly the kinda guy you bring home to meet the folks and luckily, he needs a fake boyfriend to be his plus one for an upcoming event. What could go wrong?
Hilarious, sweet, and romantic, Boyfriend Material is a laugh-out-loud MM British romcom that you don’t want to miss. Prepare to spiral into fits of laughter because this is one of the best romantic comedy books out there.
For years, 16-year-old Oxnard Matheson has struggled with feelings of self-worth, loneliness, and abandonment after his deadbeat father left him and his mother behind without a backwards glance. It isn’t until the Bennett’s move into the house at the end of the lane that Ox and his mom finally feel a sense of family and belonging. Because the day that Ox happens upon the little blonde tornado known as Joe Bennett on the side of the road is the day that forever alters his future.
Sensual, emotional, and heartwarming, Wolfsong is a beautiful MM werewolf romance that will blow you away. Prepare to smile, cry, swoon, and laugh-out-loud while reading this stunning story of family, friendship, and unconditional love.
“What Texan comes to Paris and falls for a cowboy?”
Justin Swanscott’s Parisian study abroad itinerary includes visiting the French Riviera, hitting up the gay clubs, and bagging a French lover. All of that evaporates the second his football-playing cowboy roommate walks in, dazzling him with his shy little smile and sweet gestures.
Wes Van de Hoek seized his dreams and made them come true. After scoring a football scholarship to one of the best universities in Texas, he’s now three years into his college career and making a name for himself as one of the most promising NFL draft picks in the country. Everything would be perfect if not for the secret he’s been keeping from everyone.
If you love football and epic love stories, you’ll love Tal Bauer’s brilliant masterpiece. Captivating, beautiful, and emotional, The Jock is a stunning MM sports romance that needs to be added to your bookshelf. And as one of the best gay romance books, Bauer undoubtedly scored a touchdown with this one.
Easton and Cannon’s lives became irrevocably intertwined the day their parents said, “I do.” Easton never meant to fall for Cannon, and he certainly never imagined that his straight, engaged stepbrother would return those unrequited feelings. But when tragedy hits, what seemed impossible becomes the only thing keeping them from fracturing completely.
As one of the best enemies-to-lovers, MM stepbrother romance on the market, I recommend adding Head Above Water to your bookshelf.
Between work, kids, and an absentee wife, Bennett Brooks is struggling. His only reprieve comes in the form of Kieran Marshall, a frustrating Bostonian puzzle wrapped in defined muscles, questionable attire, and captivating aqua eyes. What starts as a tentative friendship, blossoms into something much more and infinitely stronger. But between their wives and kids, their love affair can only end in one way. Right?
Powerful, heartfelt, and realistic, If We Could Go Back is a thought-provoking romance that will take you on an emotional rollercoaster. If you love slow-burn MM romances, I recommend reading Cara Dee’s standout novel.
When freshman swimming star Royal O’Connell meets his new best friend’s roommate, his life is altered irrecoverably by the soft-spoken, socially awkward, musical prodigy Camden Morgan, who makes him feel things that he has never felt before.
Beautifully written, emotionally moving, and stunningly heartfelt, Let There Be Light is a captivating must-read new adult romance that will tug at your heartstrings. And as one of the best MM romance books, I recommend penciling this story into your weekend schedule.
Will Foster is drowning. Lost in a web of grief, Will returns to the one place that has haunted him for the last decade, the tiny Pennsylvania town of Shiloh. Home to the childhood best friend that broke his heart, Will is not sure what to expect upon his arrival. But with his life in tatters, anything is better than going back to Philly, even if that means facing Waylon McAllister and the painful memories of their past.
Emotional, angsty, and raw, Where There’s A Will is a powerful second-chance MM romance that tells a story of loss, hope, and love. If you’re looking for enemies-to-lovers romance books that will tug at your heartstrings, I recommend adding Jessie Walker’s outstanding debut to your shelf.
When media tech mogul Sebastian “Bash” Vogel sashays his way into Lieutenant Kieran Bailey’s life, both their worlds are turned upside down.
Self-assured, flirty, and sassy, Bash is never one to turn down the finer things in life, whether that happens to be a fiery Valentino number, a sultry pair of Louboutins, or the sexy firefighter that rescued him from a burning building.
Confident, sexy, and loyal, Kieran is never left wanting for female attention, especially not after being voted Chicago’s sexiest firefighter. Everything changes the night he rescues the beautiful damsel in the red dress only to learn that his damsel was actually a prince.
Sweet, funny, and sexy, Dare You is a stunning MM romance that you do not want to miss. And as one of the best slow-burn, friends-to-lovers romances, you need this book on your shelf as soon as possible.
No one gets under Josh Miller’s skin quite like his new stepbrother Ezra Masters. Aloof, sexy, and cruel, Josh never expects to fall for the insufferable football star who challenges him at every turn. But with each passing night, Josh breaks down Ezra’s walls brick-by-brick. And when those walls are nothing but rubble and dust, Ezra will need Josh more than ever because his scars run deeper than anyone could have ever known.
Angsty, steamy, and heartbreaking, Wrath is a spellbinding, forbidden MM stepbrother romance that will leave you with an epic book hangover. If you love second chance bully romances, you need to add this to your TBR list.
After leaving home at 18, U.S. Senator Weston Calloway vowed to always remain true to himself and, since then, has worked tirelessly to change the world for the better as an out and proud gay man. Known for his revolving door of hook-ups, everything changes the second he lays his eyes on the pretty guy with the chocolate eyes.
From the moment his father tossed him his first pigskin, Anson Hawkins has lived and breathed football. And now at 26, he is living out his dreams as the best tight end in the NFL, playing for the Atlanta Lightening. Except his life is far from perfect. Fearing his football career would be at stake if his sexuality ever became public, Anson has kept that part of himself deeply buried. That is until the confident senator from California walks into his life.
As one of the best slow-burn MM sports romances on the market, I recommend adding Riley Hart’s standout novel to your bookshelf. After reading The Endgame, I suggest getting your hands on The End Zone because Darren and Jeremy’s story is a must-read.
Canyon Voss thirsts for revenge. Ever since his father proposed to his best friend and shattered their family beyond repair, Canyon has wanted nothing more than to make him pay for upending their lives. And what better way to get back at him than through his future stepdad’s son: Alister Sommers.
The bleach blonde perfectionist is the bane of Canyon’s existence. With his perfect grades, track star status, and prodigal musical talent, Alister has it all. But when Canyon sets out to destroy him, he never expects his hatred to morph into an unshakable attraction.
Addictive, emotional, and highly entertaining, Feuds and Reckless Fury is an unputdownable enemies-to-lovers stepbrother romance filled with angst, sexual tension, and witty banter. As one of the best stepbrother romance books on the market, I recommend adding K. Webster’s captivating romance to your bookshelf.
Unapologetically himself, college quarterback River Lennox has never been one to back down from a challenge, be it in football or life. When he learned that he was bisexual, River embraced it, so no one would ever be able to use it as weapon against him.
Enter Ciaráin Grady. Hostile, cruel, and broken, Rain despises his happy-go-lucky captain and tears him down at every chance he gets. But when the taunts and jabs are taken too far, the two will be irrecoverably changed.
Deliciously dark, intensely emotional, and uncomfortably raw, Follow the River is a powerful MM enemies-to-lovers romance (emphasis on the enemies) that will take you on a rollercoaster ride of hate, love, loss, and self-discovery. Make sure to read the trigger warning in the beginning.
When a robbery goes wrong, 25-year-old bank robber Dascha Reznikov is sent to Alabaster Penitentiary, a hellhole filled with the worst of the worst. A place criminals are sent to when the rest of the world believes they’re dead. Except Dash knows he doesn’t belong at Alabaster. Not for robbing a bank. As his days begin to bleed together, there is one person who breaks the monotony and forces Dash to question everything… his tormentor: Officer Kemper.
Dark, hot, and emotional, Distorted is an unputdownable MM romance overflowing with mind-blowing twists, sizzling sex scenes, and taboo themes.
At twenty-one, Keaton Hayward has a lot on his plate. Between football, his frat president campaign, and the need to please his father, Keaton barely has time to shower, let alone plan a threesome for his girlfriend’s birthday. But Keaton has never been one to disappoint, which is how he ends up on Kinky, an app for hookups. There his entire world is upturned when he starts talking to SinnerThree.
At twenty-one, Luke Bailey is struggling to make ends meet. Between working two jobs, dealing with his toxic family, and campaigning for the frat presidency, Luke barely has time to relax, let alone meet up for a threesome. But when he starts talking to LobsterShorts, he finds himself growing more and more curious about the biology nerd who has a tendency to spout off random lobster sex facts.
Cute, sexy, and hilarious, Top Secret is one of the best MM enemies-to-lovers romance books on the market right now.
Star quarterback Colton Hall never expected to fall for his friend’s straight dad. But after a nasty injury leaves him bedridden, the future NFL draftee finds himself spending his days with his friend’s dad Nick Swanscott, who helps him through his recovery. When Nick offers him an internship for the summer, Colton jumps at the chance, and amid the backdrop of Austin and the Texas Hill Country, the two fall into a whirlwind affair that can either end in heartbreak or love.
Stunning, sweet, and sexy, The Quarterback is a slow-burn, friends-to-lovers, bi-awakening MM sports romance that will warm your heart. If you have yet to read The Jock, I recommend reading Wes and Justin’s story first.
After years of climbing the billboards, Henry Alexander finally has it all: a mega-successful singing career, a thriving money tree, and a never-ending stream of suitors. Yet, despite all of that, there is something missing. A person who he can share everything with. The problem is Henry has a thing for straight men who never stick around for long.
Enter the laid-back pilot Evan Roth. Tall, dark, and mysterious, he is the man of Henry’s dreams. Too bad he’s straight…or is he?
Sweet, witty, and angsty, The Spiral Down is a captivating MM romance that will send your heart soaring into the clouds.
After two years of insults, snipes, and sarcastic comments, Dylan Mitchell is one step away from sending his boss to an early grave. Nothing could have ever prepared him for the moment that Gabe Foster looked at him with something other than irritation. But while Dylan is looking to settle down with his forever guy, that is the last thing on Gabe’s mind.
Sweet, funny, and angsty, Rule Breaker is an unputdownable enemies-to-lovers MM office romance that will win you over with its hilarious British humor.
When fledgling vampire Matthew finds himself captured and forced into servitude by the enigmatic High Lord General Tarrick, he learns two things: (1) incubi and vampires have been battling for centuries in a seemingly endless war and (2) he may be the one person who could change the tide of the war.
Dark, emotional, and seductive, Captive is a spellbinding MM vampire romance filled with action, adventure, and romance. Carve out a nice chunk of time because once you start this page-turner, you will not be able to put it down.