The best funny romance books! A beautiful romance with lots of laughs is good for one’s soul. With these funny romance books, you will be wrapped up in the story from start to finish and the plot will have you laughing and swooning. Here are our favorite romances that have a funny twist.
The Hating Game – Sally Thorne
Lucy HATES Joshua. She cannot understand his joyless, uptight approach to work. Joshua clearly doesn’t understand how Lucy is so quirky and wants to be liked. Now they’re up for the same promotion and Lucy has had enough of him. BUt as tension reaches boiling point, the real battle has only just begun.
‘Charming, self-deprecating, quick-witted and funny’ The New York Times
Bet Me – Jennifer Crusie
Minerva Dobbs knows that the gorgeous and successful Calvin Morrisey only asked her to dinner to win a bet. And Cal knows commitement is impossible – especially with someone like Minerva. When they say goodbye, they hope to never see each other again. But fate has other plans.
“Bet you can’t stop reading it. Absolutely, irresistibly hilarious.” –Kirkus
Can You Keep A Secret – Sophie Kinsella
Nervous flyer Emma is sitting on a turbulent plane. Thinking that she’s about to die, she tells the man next to her ALL of her secrets. She survives the flight and the next morning the famous founding boss of the mega corporation she works at is visiting the UK branch. As he walks around, Emma realises that it’s the man from the plane.
The Kiss Quotient – Helen Hoang
Stella Lane has no dating experience and her mother thinks its time for her to get married. She can’t handle the awkwardness of one-on-one dating. To overcome this, she hires a male escort, Michael, to teach her to be a good girlfriend. The more time they spend together, the harder Michael falls for her.
The Friend Zone – Abby Jimenez
Kristen Peterson is perfectly fine. She has great friends and a great dog. In fact, everything’s calm in the world of Kristen until she starts to plan her best friends’s wedding and meets the best man, Josh Copeland. She’s sure he’d be better off with someone else, so Kristen tries to keep him in the friend zone. But as their attraction grows, it’s harder and harder to resist him.
The Wedding Date – Jasmine Guillory
On the eve of his ex’s wedding festivities, Drew Nichols is minus a plus one. Until a power outage strands him with the perfect candidate. Alexa Monroe wouldn’t normally agree to go to a wedding with a guy she only just met, but it was hard to resist Drew. It was supposed to be a fake date, but their weekend of fun in San Francisco means they can’t stop thinking about each other.
“A swoony rom-com brimming with humor and charm.”—Entertainment Weekly
Roomies – Christina Lauren
Holland Bakker plans her journeys to work around the times handsome Irish musician, Calvin McLoughlin, plays in the 50th Street subway. She admires from a distance because she doesn’t have the nerve to actually talk to him, but a near-tragic accident causes him to come to her rescue. Only he disappears when the police start asking questions because he doesn’t have a visa. So, Holland offers to marry him so he can stay in New York and become a broadway star.
‘Witty and downright hilarious . . . perfect feel-good romantic comedy‘ – Helen Hoang, author of The Kiss Quotient
Boy Meets Girl – Meg Cabot
Things are turning worse for Kate Mackenzie. She is being made to fire the most popular employee and that employee is planning on suing her. Now Kate has to give a deposition in front of Mitch Hertzog, the son of Manhattan’s wealthiest law families, who is everything Kate hates, but also happens to have a killer bod and nice smile. The last thing Kate expected to find in a legal arbitration is love.
Grown Ups – Marian Keyes
They’re a glamorous family, the Caseys. Johnny Casey, his two brothers Ed and Liam, their wives and all their kids spend a lot of time together. And they’re a happy family, at least on the surface. Under the surface, conditions are murkier. Still, everything is under control until Ed’s wife, Cara, gets a concussion and can’t keep her thoughts and opinions to herself. Then she starts spilling all of their secrets.
“Sensitive, funny, wonderful, immensely touching.” —Nigella Lawson
Second First Impressions – Sally Thorne
Ruthie Midona keeps herself busy caring for the residents of a luxury retirement village so she can safely ignore her own life. Teddy Prescott hates a hard day’s work and when he rocks up as the retirement village’s newest employee, Ruthie is not impressed. But Teddy is charming and Ruthie starts to remember that there is more to life than work.
“Second First Impressions is the warmest, coziest, sweetest book of the year, an absolutely perfect blend of humor and heart.” – Emily Henry
Funny Romance Books: The Blind Date – Lauren Landish
Riley Watson is missing one thing from her life – Mr. Right. So she tries a new dating app with a catch – no pictures. It turns out that her blind date is the same man she’s been talking to all week, Noah Daniels, her brother’s best friend. They couldn’t be more different, but Riley finds herself wanting to be with him.
The Blind Date is a full-length steamy romantic comedy. It’s a standalone.
The Undomestic Goddess – Sophie Kinsella
Samantha thrives under pressure, all she can think about is the next step in her career. Everything else has to wait. But then Samantha makes a mistake. A fifty-million-pound, career-destroying mistake. So Samantha has no choice but to run away. She finds herself in the countryside, outside a beautiful grand house. Mistaken for another woman, she falls into a new job as the family’s housekeeper. Only she’s never cooked before. Or used a washing machine.
‘Life doesn’t get much better than a new Sophie Kinsella novel‘ – RED
The Worst Best Man – Mia Sosa
A wedding planner left at the alter? Carolina Santos wants to leave that behind her. She’s been offered an opportunity to change her life. There’s a catch: she has to collaborate with the best (more like worst) man from her failed wedding. Lina isn’t interested in falling in love, but there are sparks flying between them.
“The Worst Best Man is rom-com perfection. . . Sosa has a gift with words that’s infectious and wry, one that keeps the pages turning in delight.” – Entertainment Weekly
The Right Swipe – Alisha Rai
Rhiannon Hunter may have revolutionised romance in the digital world, but in real life she only swipes right on her career and the occasional hookup. Only her newest match, former sports star Samson Lima, woos her one night and then disappears. He resurfaces later but in a league with a business rival. She’s wary, but he won’t fumble their second chance.
‘A fun, hilarious and touching modern romance.’ – Jasmine Guillory
Funny Romance Books: Never Greener – Ruth Jones
When Kate was twenty-two, she had a passionate affair with a married man, Callum, that ended in heartbreak. Seventeen years later, Kate is a successful actress and she’s moved on from Callum, she’s married to Matt and mother to Tallulah. Meanwhile, Callum and his wife, Belinda, are happy together watching their kids grow up. But then Kate meets Callum again.
Red, White & Royal Blue – Casey McQuiston
When his mother became President, Alex Claremont-Diaz was the American equivalent of a young royal. But he has beef with the actual prince, Henry, across the pond. And when the tabloids get a photo involving an Alex-Henry altercation, it makes the British/U.S. relation worse. So they make a truce. what begins as a fake, Instagramable friendship grows deeper and more dangerous than they could have expected. Soon Alex finds himself hurtling into a secret romance with Henry.
“Red, White & Royal Blue is outrageously fun. It is romantic, sexy, witty, and thrilling. I loved every second.” – Taylor Jenkins Reid
Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating – Christina Lauren
Hazel Camille Bradford knows that she’s a lot to take and that most men aren’t up for the challenge. Josh Im has known Hazel since college. But now, after a cheating girlfriend turned his life upside down, going out with Hazel is a breath of fresh air. But they’re not dating each other. They’re just friends… right?
‘Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating is pure joy’ – Sally Thorne
Welcome to Temptation – Jennifer Crusie
Sophie Dempsey wants to help her sister film a video and then get out of Temptation, Ohio. Mayor Phin Tucker wants to play pool with the police chief and keep things peaceful. But when Sophie and Phin meet, they both get more than they want. Gossip, blackmail, adultery, murder, vehicular abuse of a corpse, and slightly perverse but excellent sex: all hell breaks loose in Temptation as Sophie and Phin fall deeper and deeper in trouble… and in love.
“Bright, funny, sexy, and wise.” – Kirkus Reviews
Funny Romance Books: The Unhoneymooners – Christina Lauren
Olive is always unlucky; her identical twin sister Ami is the luckiest person in the world. While she’s about to marry the man of her dreams, Olive is forced to be friends with her nemesis: the best man, Ethan. But when the entire wedding – except for Olive and Ethan – get food poisoning, there’s an all-expenses-paid honeymoon in Hawaii up for grabs. Pretending to be newlyweds, the two take a trip to paradise.
‘Pure joy‘ – Sally Thorne
Agnes and the Hitman – Jennifer Crusie
Take one food writer named Cranky Agnes, add a hitman named Shane, mix them together with a Southern mob wedding, a missing necklace, two annoyed flamingos, and a dog named Rhett and you’ve got a recipe for a sexy, hilarious novel about the disastrous side of true love…
The Bromance Book Club – Lyssa Kay Adams
Gavin Scott’s marriage is in trouble. His wife Thea asks for a divorce and the Nashville Legends baseball star finds help from an unlikely source: a secret romance book club made up of Nashville’s top alpha men. With the help of their current read, the guys coach Gavin on saving his marriage. But it’ll take more than flowery words and grand gestures to win back the trust of his wife.
‘A you’re-gonna-burn-dinner book because you will not want to put it down. Laugh out loud with tons of heart, this is an absolutely adorable must read’ – Avery Flynn
Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding
Caught between the joys of Singleton fun and the fear of dying alone, Bridget resolves to: reduce the circumference of each thigh by 1.5 inches, visit the gym three times a week, form a functional relationship with a responsible adult and learn to program the VCR.
“Bridget Jones is channeling something so universal and (horrifyingly) familiar that readers will giggle and sigh with collective delight.”—Elle
Funny Romance Books: The Rosie Project – Graeme Simsion
Don Tillman, a brilliant yet socially inept professor of genetics, has decided it’s time he found a wife. He designs the Wife Project to find his perfect partner: a sixteen-page survey to filter out the drinkers, the smokers, and the late arrivers. Rosie Jarman possesses all these qualities, but Don is intrigued by her quest to find her biological father. When an unlikely relationship develops as they work on The Father Project, Don is forced to confront the fact that love is not scientific.
Neanderthal Seeks Human – Penny Reid
Janie Morris loses her boyfriend, apartment and job in the same day. To her utter mortification, Quinn Sullivan – who unnerves her completely with his exceptionally good looks – witnesses it all then keeps turning up in her life. The last thing she expects is for Quinn to make her an offer she can’t refuse.
“This book was incredibly well-written, intelligent, funny, and just GOOD.I’ve gifted this book to a handful of my personal friends.” – Amy Harmon
The Royal We – Heather Cocks
Rebecca Porter was never one for fair tales. Her twin sister is the romantic one, Bex has always been a tomboy. So when she spends a year at Oxford, and finds herself living down the hall from Prince Nicholas, she is the only girl not interested in dating the future king. But Bex can’t resist falling for Nick and as their friendship turns to romance, Bex is swept up into his royal world.
‘Pages of biting humor and breathtaking glamour rewrite a fairy tale into something more satisfying than a stack of tabloids‘ – KIRKUS.