The Best Books From Emily Henry To Add To Your List

TikTok sensation Emily Henry is a New York Times bestselling author with a plethora of charming and utterly mesmerizing books. Since wher debut novel in 2016, Henry has released hit after hit, including Book Lovers, People We Meet on Vacation, and Beach Read

With over 150 million views on TikTok and over two million ratings on Goodreads, Henry is a prominent voice in the romance genre and has become one of the reigning queens of rom-com. 

In 2021, she won the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Romance with People We Meet on Vacation and took home that same award a year later with her witty romantic comedy Book Lovers

Read on for the best Emily Henry books.

Best Books from Emily Henry

Book Lovers by Emily Henry

Cutthroat literary agent Nora Stephens is an unapologetic workaholic known for her ambition and ruthless work ethic. When her pregnant sister Libby asks her to go on a trip to the small town of Sunshine Falls, she accepts. 

What should be a relaxing girls’ getaway turns sour when she bumps into her arch nemesis Charlie Lastra, an editor from New York City. Despite all her attempts to avoid him, the two somehow keep getting thrown together.  

Book Lovers is not your typical meet-cute. Overflowing with witty banter, explosive chemistry, and heartwarming moments, Emily Henry delivers an unforgettable contemporary love story that is undoubtedly among the best romance books of 2022, according to BookTok. 

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People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry

Poppy and Alex could not be more different: Poppy is a spontaneous blogger with wanderlust, and Alex is a reserved homebody with a reading addiction. Nothing about them together makes sense. 

When their paths cross their freshman year of college, the two eventually head off in separate directions with no plans of reuniting.

Fate had other plans. 

For the next decade, Alex and Poppy would plan a weeklong summer vacation. Everything was perfect until their last trip. 

Witty, steamy, and emotional, People We Meet on Vacation is a laugh-out-loud friends-to-lovers rom-com that will have fans swooning. For maximum enjoyment, reserve this banter-filled romance for your next vacation. It is the perfect beach read. 

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Beach Read by Emily Henry

College rivals turned literary competitors Augustus and January could not be more different. 

Acclaimed fiction novelist Augustus Everett has no problem killing off his entire character ensemble. Bestselling romance writer January Andrews is partial to happily ever afters with 100% survival rates. 

When they find themselves in neighboring beach houses for the summer, the two learn they have one thing in common: writer’s block. Desperate to have their manuscripts ready by the end of summer, the pair strike up a deal designed to force them out of their comfort zone. 

What could go wrong?

Heartwarming, sweet, and witty, Beach Read is a swoon-worthy contemporary romance highly praised on BookTok and perfect for readers who love the grumpy/sunshine trope.

For more of Augustus and January, take a peek at this extended Beach Read epilogue on Emily Henry’s site.

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Happy Place by Emily Henry

In Emily Henry’s highly-anticipated new release Happy Place, a group of friends return to their happy place for one last hoorah but unbeknownst to all but two, the trip will be far from happy. 

Harriet and Wyn’s best friends have no idea that they broke up, and they plan on keeping it that way – Even if that means rooming together and pretending to be a happy couple while on their decade-long yearly getaway at the Maine cottage. 

It’s the perfect plan. Truly. 

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Upcoming Emily Henry Books

Funny Story by Emily Henry

In Emily Henry’s much-awaited novel Funny Story, Daphne’s fairytale romance takes an unexpected twist when her fiancé Peter dumps her for his childhood friend Petra. Stranded in Michigan, Daphne turns to the only person who understands her anguish—Petra’s former flame, Miles Nowak. With nowhere else to stay, Daphne and Miles become roomies, and even more improbable, friends. Little do they know, they’re about to find love in the most unexpected of situations.

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More from Emily Henry

The Love that Split the World by Emily Henry 

Natalie’s summer is off to a fantastic start until she starts seeing things – things that blur the fabric of her reality. When those visions become accompanied by an entity she calls Grandmother, she finds herself on a collision course with a beautiful boy named Beau. 

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A Million Junes by Emily Henry 

In this modern-day tale of Romeo and Juliet, everyone from the small town of Five Fingers, Michigan knows that the O’Donnells and the Angerts are enemies. No one knows the reason behind their falling out, and it would have stayed that way if not for Jack “June” O’Donnell and Saul Angert.

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When the Sky Fell on Splendor by Emily Henry 

No one from the quaint town of Splendor, Ohio was left unaffected the day the local steel mill exploded. 

Seventeen-year-old Franny might have walked out unscathed, but her brother was not so lucky. The only thing that has helped her through her brother’s five-year-long coma is her band of friends. 

Together they go on ghost investigations, which they post to YouTube. Everything is going fine until they catch something on camera that sends them on a wild goose chase that changes everything.

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Hello Girls by Emily Henry and Brittany Cavallaro

Thelma and Louise get a YA twist in Hello Girls, a tale of friendship and female empowerment that follows the lives of Winona and Lucille, two young girls desperate to escape the stifling confines of their lives.

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Emily Henry Books in Order

Below is a complete list of books from Emily Henry:

1. The Love that Split the World (2016)

2. A Million Junes (2017)

3. When the Sky Fell on Splendor (2019)

4. Hello Girls (2019)

5. Beach Read (2020)

6. The People We Meet on Vacation (2021)

7. Book Lovers (2022)

8. Happy Place (2023)

Emily Henry Books Adapted for Movies 

People We Meet on Vacation is currently in pre-production. For more information, here is everything you need to know about the upcoming project.