Nothing is more glamorous than a Hollywood romance. From A-list movie stars to legendary rock gods and world-renowned athletes, the spotlight never strays from these high-profile individuals, making celebrity romance books all the more entertaining.
Let’s face it, relationships are hard enough as is without adding paparazzi, tabloids, and rabid fans to the mix. So when you combine a new relationship with little privacy and ridiculous tabloid stories, problems arise.
Without further ado, here are the best celebrity romance books to crack open right now. Enjoy and break a leg!
Celebrity Romance Books With Movie Stars
Method by Kate Stewart
When Mila met Hollywood A-lister Lucas Walker, their connection was instant. However, after a whirlwind fairytale romance and six years of wedded bliss, their lives are sent into a tailspin by the news of Lucas’s best friend’s sudden and tragic passing. Spiraling and drowning in grief, Lucas escapes by throwing himself into his latest role: a role that will prove detrimental to himself, Mila, and their marriage.
From the start, Mila has understood Lucas’s dedication to his craft and the time and commitment that goes into it. But nothing could have ever prepared her for the hardships and struggles that were to come with his latest project.
Intensely emotional, heartbreakingly raw, and highly readable, Method is a beautiful celebrity romance that paints a captivating portrait of friendship, love, and marriage and the difficulties that can arise.
Ghosted by J.M. Darhower
Single mother Kennedy Garfield is working to make ends meet. The last thing she needs is for Hollywood’s A-lister Jonathan Cunningham, the father of her daughter, to re-enter her life. That all changes with his next job. Set to film in New York, Kennedy is equal parts nervous that he’ll show up and fearful that he won’t, that he no longer cares.
King of the tabloids, Jonathan has been through scandal after scandal as he struggles with his own addictions. When he learns of where the next film in the superhero franchise will be shot, he decides to revisit the girl he left behind. What he soon finds out is that he did not just leave one girl behind, he left two.
One of the ultimate second chance romance books for all you hopeless romantics out there who are looking for a romance story with kids in tow. If you love celebrity romance books, you need to add Ghosted to your list.
Reel by Kennedy Ryan
Neevah Saint never imagined that she would be discovered working as an understudy on Broadway, especially not by renowned and enigmatic film director Canon Holt. Offered a once-in-a-lifetime chance to lead in his latest biopic film, Neevah accepts. But as the lines blur between director and actor, the two unwittingly become entangled in a love that defies all odds.
Powerful, romantic, and evocative, Reel is a gripping Hollywood romance that will have you falling head over heels for Neevah and Canon’s forbidden love story. As one of the best celebrity romance books of 2021, you would be doing yourself a disservice by not opening this beautifully written must-read.
To Hate Adam Connor by Ella Maise
When Lucy temporarily moves in with her best friend Olive and her husband Jason, she never expects the legendary Hollywood heartthrob Adam Connor to move in next door with his son.
Curious to catch a glimpse of the famous bachelor, Lucy and Olive dabble in some light espionage and peer over the fence. In a twist of fate, Lucy finds herself locked behind bars with a new brand-new enemy in Adam Connor.
Hate Adam Connor? Is that even possible?
Ella Maise delivers a funny, swoon-worthy celebrity romance between a recently divorced single dad and a heartbroken college grad. Filled with off the charts chemistry, this enemies-to-lovers single parent romance will have you breaking out the bullhorn, confessing your love to Adam Connor.
Hollywood Dirt by Alessandra Torre
When Summer Jenkins hears of a big Hollywood production coming to her small Southern town, she is anything but thrilled. But when she catches a break and is offered a job helping the movie scout learn more about the town, it’s an offer she can’t refuse.
Everything is going great until Mr. Hollywood heartthrob Cole Masten struts into town, managing to push every single one of Summer’s buttons along the way.
Hollywood Dirt is a fun, exciting and steamy enemies-to-lovers Hollywood celebrity romance that will have you falling head over heels for Cole Masten.
Remember When by T. Torrest
Before Terrance “Trip” Wilmington III became a famous movie star, he was just the new guy who sat behind Layla Warren in fifth period English on the first day of their senior year in 1990.
From the moment Layla lays eyes on the charismatic and witty new kid, she knows she is a goner. The two instantly strike up a friendship and embark on a journey of self-discovery, first love, and angsty emotions.
Funny, cute, and angsty, Remember When is a glamorous celebrity romance packed with nostalgia, fun 80s references, and romance.
Wardrobe Malfunction by Samantha Towle
Nothing is worse than learning about your girlfriend and best friend’s late-night extracurriculars on live TV while sitting next to said girlfriend and best friend. Spiraling and out of control, Vaughn West lands himself a permanent spot on the tabloids and within the paparazzi’s bank accounts. Everything changes when he is offered the role of a lifetime.
When wardrobe assistant Charlotte “Charly” Michaels gets a life-changing job opportunity to work with Hollywood’s hottest heartthrob, she snatches it and jets off to the city of dreams. Charly could not be more eager to meet her celebrity crush and work on a big-time Hollywood production. That is until she finds herself on Vaughn’s bad side after an unfortunate wardrobe malfunction involving a pin and the nether regions.
What more could go wrong?
Cute, lighthearted, and sexy, Wardrobe Malfunction is a fun Hollywood romance overflowing with witty banter, unfortunate wardrobe malfunctions, and a stream of steamy moments that will leave you desperate for more. If you’re looking for a celebrity romance that will stitch a smile onto your face for the rest of your day, look no further than Samantha Towle’s laugh-out-loud bestseller.
Wicked Heart by Leisa Rayven
When Elissa Holt unwittingly signs on as the stage manager for a Broadway production starring Hollywood’s biggest movie star Liam Quinn, she is ready to flee into the night and buy a one-way ticket out of New York City. Anything would be better than standing face-to-face with the man who broke her heart after promising forever, especially with his fiance in tow as his co-star.
What could go wrong?
Wicked Heart is a humorous celebrity romance brimming with sexual tension, forbidden love, and angst galore.
Breaking Character by Lee Winter
When former child-star Summer Hayes finds herself starring alongside her longtime idol and celebrity crush, British actress Elizabeth Thornton, in the hit medical drama Choosing Hope, she cannot believe her luck.
Working with the elusive star is a dream come true, so when their first scene ends with Elizabeth drenched in fake blood, well. . .to say things did not go as planned would be the understatement of the century.
To make matters worse, Summer finds herself thrust into the center of a scandal when she is romantically linked to her co-star. And as if the situation was not already tense, things take a shocking turn when Elizabeth asks Summer for a favor: A favor that changes everything.
Beautifully written, intensely emotional, and wonderfully complex, Breaking Character is an unputdownable slow-burn fake romance filled with tension, angst, passion, love, and self-discovery. As one of the best FF celebrity romance books on the market, this is bound to keep you hooked.
One Last Time by Corinne Michaels
Recently divorced single mom Kristin McGee is doing everything she can do to piece her life back together after leaving her emotionally abusive marriage. But between job-searching and taking care of her two kids, Kristin is hanging by a thread.
When she lands a job as a celebrity journalist, she cannot believe her luck. That is until she learns that her first assignment is Noah Frazier, one of the biggest names in Hollywood. Imagine Kristin’s surprise when she secures not one but two exclusive interviews with the notoriously private world-renowned actor.
But when Noah expresses his desire for more, Kristin will have to decide if she can handle everything that comes with Noah’s celebrity status.
Sexy, heartwarming, and addictive, One Last Time is an unputdownable celebrity romance that will take you on an emotional rollercoaster of heartbreak, hope, self-discovery, healing, and love.
Celebrity Romance Books With Rockstars And Pop Stars
The Spiral Down by Aly Martinez
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.
The Words by Ashley Jade
When straight A student Lennon Michael is tasked with tutoring the resident bad boy, she never expects to find a friend in the talented loner, yet alone something more. But between late night study sessions and magnetic band practices, Lennon falls for the misunderstood musician. That is until it all falls apart.
Four years later, Phoenix Walker is an international rock star and Lennon is struggling to make ends meet while caring for her dad. When she is offered a once-in-a-lifetime chance to join Sharp Edges on tour as Phoenix’s sober companion, she accepts despite her intense hatred towards the lead singer.
Hypnotizing, sexy, and unforgettable, The Words is a magnetizing second chance romance filled with memorable side characters, beautiful lyrics, and insane character arcs that will leave you desperate for more. As one of the best celebrity romance books, I suggest adding it to your shelf, especially if you love the enemies-to-lovers trope.
The Idea of You by Robinne Lee
When Solène Marchand takes her daughter Isabelle to a concert to meet her favorite boy band, August Moon, she never expects to forge an instant connection with the lead singer: the twenty year old British pop star Hayes Campbell.
Enamored with one another, the pair find it impossible to resist each other and are forced to face numerous obstacles when their relationship goes public.
Read The Idea of You if you’re looking for a raw and realistic forbidden celebrity romance that will stay on your mind for months to come.
Midnight Blue by L.J. Shen
British rock god Alex Winslow is an addict stuck on lockdown after spiraling down a rabbit hole of self-destruction upon learning of his girlfriend and best friend’s betrayal. Set to go on tour, his agent hires a sobriety companion “babysitter” to help keep him from on the road to recovery while on the road.
Enter Indigo Bellamy. Indie needs this job and if that means dealing with Alex’s cantankerous ass, so be it. Nothing will dissuade Indie from a job that could be the key to helping her family. But that doesn’t mean it’ll be easy when it comes to the serial heartbreaker.
L.J. Shen is a master at crafting slow burn, enemies-to-lovers celebrity romance books and Midnight Blue is a shining example. Indie and Alex’s story is one of healing, forgiveness and love. Trust me when I say this boss/employee romance will make your heart race.
The Happily Ever After Playlist by Abby Jimenez
Ever since her fiance’s tragic death, Sloan Monroe has been unable to move on. Devastated and alone, Sloan is given a second chance that comes in the form of Tucker, a happy-go-lucky Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever that jumps through her sunroof and changes her entire world.
When Sloan’s phone calls and texts to Tucker’s owner go unanswered, she decides to keep him for herself. That is until Tucker’s owner Jason reaches out and explains that he has been without cell service while touring the road in Australia. But the bottom line? He wants Tucker back.
Adorably romantic, insanely funny, and unbelievably heartfelt, The Happily Ever After Playlist is a captivating celebrity romance that will make you shed some tears, laugh-out-loud, and grin uncontrollably.
Halo by Ella Frank
When famous rock band NBD loses their frontman, the four rockstars are up to their ears in lackluster auditions. That is until Halo walks through their studio doors and delivers an out-of-this-world performance that secures him an instant spot as their lead singer.
But there is one little problem.
Lead guitarist Viper is the sexy-as-sin, bad boy of the group. But as the band’s harshest critic, few can impress the notoriously unimpressible guitar legend. So when he finds himself left speechless by Halo’s audition, he knows he is in trouble. Because the angelic-looking prodigy may be NBD’s salvation, but all signs point to him being Viper’s weakness.
Halo is an insanely sexy MM rockstar romance brimming with scorching chemistry, sensual lyrics, and hot rock gods. As one of the best celebrity romance books on the market, I recommend adding it to your bookshelf.
Drive by Kate Stewart
Stella has everything she has ever dreamed of: a flourishing career as a music journalist, amazing friends, and a life infused with music. But everything changes the day she gets a call that rocks her world and sends her on a collision course with the ghosts of her past.
With nothing but a rental car, a playlist, and the memories of the two men who irrevocably changed her life, Stella travels back to the beginning of their story as she drives toward the one who holds her heart.
Angsty, heavy, and unputdownable, Drive is a breathtaking and complicated romance that will take you on an emotional rollercoaster of ups and downs. As one of the best celebrity romance books on the market, I recommend adding it to your pile of unread books because this book deserves to be read as soon as possible.
Celebrity Romance Books With Famous Athletes
The Wall of Winnipeg and Me by Mariana Zapata
Vanessa Mazur is a glorified mother to the famous football legend nicknamed The Wall of Winnipeg. What was supposed to be a temporary position turned into a two-year game of running around like a chicken with its head cut off for a man who never even had the time to acknowledge her birthday.
Knowing it’s time she moves on, Van hands in her letter of resignation. Imagine her surprise when Aiden Graves shows up on her doorstep, asking that she come back.
As one of the best slow-burn celebrity romance books, The Wall of Winnipeg needs to be on your TBR bookshelf. Plus, if you love enemies-to-lovers romances, you’ll fall in love with this hidden gem. After all, Mariana Zapata puts the “slow” in slow burn.
Kulti by Mariana Zapata
Budding soccer star Sal is thrilled when she hears about their new coach: Reiner Kulti. As her long-time childhood crush and idol, she can think of nothing better than being coached by the elusive soccer legend. That is until she meets him and realizes he’s a shadow of the passionate champion she admired growing up.
Kulti is another one of the best enemies-to-friends-to-lovers sports romance books out there. If you love incredibly slow-burn romances with an age gap, then I recommend cracking open Kulti. You’ll love it.
Teardrop Shot by Tijan
Charlie never expected to return to the training camp she worked at as a teen, but after being fired and dumped, the camp might just be a welcome distraction to the utter fiasco her life has become. As fate would have it, the camp turns out to be the perfect distraction with the arrival of Reese Forster, the popular starting point for the Seattle Thunder.
Falling for the golden boy of the NBA was never part of the plans, but when an unforgettable encounter puts her on Reese’s radar, not even fate could stop what happens next.
For an unputdownable friends-to-lovers romance that will keep you up way past your bedtime, I recommend reading Teardrop Shot. If you’re into basketball, it is highly likely that you will fall in love with this funny sports romance.
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 celebrity 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.
One by Jewel E Ann
At twenty-four, Lake Jones has it all: A dream job as a cover girl for cutting-edge prosthetic legs, nightly binge-watching marathons to satisfy her Netflix addiction, and what is possibly the world’s ugliest cat.
The one thing that could take her life to the next level is a romp under the sheets with a sexy hunk to curb her sexual frustration. And who better to put the moves on than Cage Monaghan, the NFL quarterback whom she shared an undeniable connection with one day three years ago during one of the worst periods of her life.
From the moment Cage was drafted as Minnesota’s starting quarterback, football has always come first. That is until his dream girl walked into the picture. But life in the spotlight is never easy, especially as the NFL’s golden boy’s girlfriend.
Hilariously funny, insanely romantic, and heartbreakingly beautiful, One is a striking sports romance filled with cute banter, laugh-out-loud dialogue, and memorable characters. As one of the best celebrity romances, I recommend adding this noteworthy read to your bookshelf.
Celebrity Romance Books With Royalty
Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
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.
The Controversial Princess by Jodi Ellen Malpas
Being third in line to the British throne may seem like a fairytale, but for Princess Adeline Catherine Louisa Lockhart, it is a glorified prison sentence.
Nicknamed the Controversial Princess, Adeline defies the monarchy’s stifling, archaic rules one scandal at a time. So it should come as no surprise that her 30th birthday would lead to the most prominent royal scandal of the century: A modern-day fling with the World’s Sexiest Man Alive, Hollywood golden boy Josh Jameson.
Adeline knows they are a means to an end. Nothing could ever work out between a princess and a Hollywood heartthrob. Not when love comes second to duty.
Intensely passionate, unimaginably addictive, and utterly scandalous, The Controversial Princess is a celebrity romance overflowing with political intrigue, scheming royals, and forbidden love.
Celebrity Romance Books With Heiresses/Influences
Kiss the Sky by Krista Ritchie and Becca Ritchie
In life, Rose Calloway strives for nothing less than perfection: From her Ivy League pedigree to her entrepreneurial ventures to her arrogant college rival turned intellectual counterpart, everything is going according to plan. That is until her sister’s sex addiction becomes public fodder and places her fashion line, Calloway Couture, in imminent peril. To repair their reputations and restore her plummeting sales, Rose resorts to desperate measures: Reality TV.
In life, Connor Cobalt is always up for a challenge. He would have to be to juggle graduate school, a demanding job, and a relationship, all while starring in a reality TV show to help revive his girlfriend’s business. But when it comes to high-stress situations, no one works better under pressure than Connor Cobalt. Or so he thinks. Nothing about reality shows are easy, and this one will challenge him in more ways than one, starting with his relationship.
Emotional, passionate, and humorous, Kiss the Sky is a swoon-worthy celebrity romance overflowing with some ultra-cute couple moments. Let’s face it, nothing says love quite like bantering in French, Shakespearean seductions, and intellectual convos.