45 of the Best Romance Audiobooks of all Time!

You’re looking for the best Romance audiobooks of all time? Well, then you have outstanding taste in books! And I have a few recommendations for you that you will absolutely love…

Listening to a Romance novel being read aloud by a good voice actor adds an extra layer of emotion and intimacy to the story. So, when I consider the books below among the best romance audiobooks of all time, it’s because the story and the narrator match perfectly and bring the audio version of the book to the next level!

Whether you’re in the mood for a heart-wrenching historical romance or a steamy contemporary novel, enemies to lovers, or a fake relationship, there’s something for every mood on this list.

And even though I have rounded up 45 amazing Romance audiobooks here, many of my favorites are still missing. So make sure you click the link under each section to find more of the best Romance audiobooks from each category.

Now, grab your headphones and get ready to fall in love with these must-listen audiobooks!

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The Best Romance Audiobooks with Enemies to Lovers

Enemies to Lovers is the most popular Romance trope, so it only makes sense that some of the best Romance audiobooks of all time are all about the journey of enemies to lovers! These books are full of passion and big emotions…

The Hating Game

The Hating Game by Sally Thorne - One of the best Romance audiobooks of all time. The cover shows a white woman with long brown hair and a white man with short brown hair, the actors from the movie version

Sally Thorne (Author), Katie Schorr (Narrator)

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The Hating Game is the gold standard for Enemies to Lovers novels and one of the best Romance audiobooks of all time! If you haven’t read or listened to it yet, you absolutely should.

I’m always hesitant to pick up hyped books, but believe me, this one deserves all the love and praise. And the movie version was delightful! This is a fun, fast-paced Romantic Comedy and Katie Schorr narrated it beautifully.

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Work for It

The Work for It audiobook cover shows the back of a shirtless bearded man

Talia Hibbert (Author), Shane East (Narrator), Chance Thoreau (Narrator)

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Work For It is a beautiful, emotional Hate to Love story set in a small town. It’s a bit angsty but the Happy Ending is everything you could hope for!

Talia Hibbert is an amazing author, and this book has such a delicious Enemies to Lovers journey. Shane East and Chance Thoreau did a fantastic job of bringing out all these feelings in their narration.

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Getting Schooled

Getting Schooled audiobook cover shows male feet in brown boots and the feet of a Black woman in black highheels

Christina C. Jones (Author), Sean Crisden (Narrator), Adenrele Ojo (Narrator)

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The banter in Getting Schooled completely cracked me up! And I loved that Jason isn’t your usual flawless Romance hero while Reese is my favorite kind of heroine: Smart and thoughtful, but also a little bit of a weirdo with an utterly unexpected streak (you’ll see when you get there).

The chemistry between Reese and Jason sure is off the charts! And Sean Crisden and Adenrele Ojo are two absolutely outstanding audiobook narrators!

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Friends to Lovers Romance Audiobooks

The Friends to Lovers trope works very differently from the Enemies to Lovers trope since the protagonists already know each other, sometimes they are even childhood friends.

While the animosity of enemies makes it easier to create chemistry and passion, friends to lovers books are so wonderful because they often feel much more romantic. The protagonists are pining for each other, they love spending time together but are worried taking it further might destroy the friendship.

Take a Hint, Dani Brown

Cover of Take a Hint Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert shows an illustration of a bearded man carrying a Black woman with short pink hair in his arms.

Talia Hibbert (Author), Ione Butler (Narrator)

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Dani doesn’t believe in love. And that’s why things have to stay in the friendzone with Zafir. For the sake of Zafir’s charity, the two decide to pose as a couple for social media though.

Dani and Zaf are two of my favorite friends to lovers! Zaf is such an amazingly sweet guy and I physically feel how torn Dani is about her feelings for him. She really wants to make sure he stays in her life. Ione Butler narrates the audiobook, and it is so, so good! One of the best Romance audiobooks ever!

Always Only You

Cover of Always Only You by Chloe Liese showing a white woman in a suit with a cane and a red-haired, bearded man in hockey gear, looking at her.

Chloe Liese (Author), CJ Bloom (Narrator), Nelson Hobbs (Narrator)

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Ren has Frankie friendzoned because she is his co-worker. And Frankie has Ren friendzoned because she is a grump, basically. However, Ren is counting the days until they won’t work for the same hockey team anymore so he can finally ask Frankie out!

Frankie’s and Ren’s grumpy/sunshine romance is one of the best Romance audiobooks about friends becoming lovers! They are so utterly heartwarming and sweet and funny together! CJ Bloom and Nelson Hobbs did a wonderful job bringing these two to life.

Weather Girl

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Rachel Lynn Solomon (Author), Sarah Mollo-Christensen (Narrator)

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Ari and Russell don’t believe that anyone could ever be attracted to them. But when their job keeps bringing them together, they develop a friendship. The romance between Ari and Russell unfolds slowly, and it feels incredibly real and relatable. It’s steamy and tender at the same time!

Ari and Russell both show their vulnerable sides and it’s just so incredibly sweet to see them become trusted friends and then lovers! Sarah Mollo-Christensen did a wonderful narration with such amazing voices for all characters.

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The Best Romance Audiobooks with Fake Dating

Fake Relationship is my favorite Romance novel trope. I just adore this twist on “fake it til you make it”. Romance books with this trope are often immensely entertaining and combine a lot of the elements of both Friends to Lovers and Enemies to Lovers.

First Comes Like

First Comes Like by Alisha Rai, the illustrated yellow cover shows a bearded brown man with glasses holding up a phone and the photo of a woman wearing hijab

Alisha Rai (Author), Saira Ayers (Narrator), Neil Shah (Narrator)

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Jia and Dev don’t know each other well, but one day, one thing leads to another and the two start making out. And they get caught! Dev knows that this will be a problem for Jia’s family and offers a fake relationship arrangement.

Jia’s and Dev’s love story is utterly unique and so them! Alisha Rai touches on several popular and beloved Romance tropes, but none ever steals the spotlight from Jia’s and Dev’s beautiful growing love. Saira Ayers and Neil Shah are the perfect voices for this wonderful dual point of view Romance novel.

While We Were Dating

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Jasmine Guillory (Author), Janina Edwards (Narrator)

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Anna is a movie star and Ben works for a marketing agency. When they work on an ad campaign together, the two quickly develop a very deep and meaningful friendship. When Anna needs a companion for some publicity events, Ben agrees to be her fake boyfriend.

Anna and Ben become best friends first before they give in to their chemistry and add “benefits” into the mix. I absolutely loved how Anna and Ben talked and opened up to one another! And the narration by Janina Edwards really brought out their vulnerabilities.

The Love Hypothesis

Audiobook The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

Ali Hazelwood (Author), Callie Dalton (Narrator)

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Olive isn’t interested in romance, but to get her best friend off her back, she claims to be dating. When her friend wants to see proof, Olive ends up claiming to be dating Adam, a professor at their university! He has a reputation as a rather unlikable guy, but for reasons Olive can’t quite figure out, he agrees to be her pretend boyfriend.

The Love Hypothesis was one of the most hyped Romance books of 2021, and for me, it really is one of the best Romance audiobooks of all time! Olive and Adam are so cute and romantic together, and their fake relationship really works. Callie Dalton did a fantastic job with the narration, and this is a real feel-good listen for anyone craving a fake relationship book!

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Online Love Romance Audiobooks

A hidden gem among Romance novel tropes are protagonists getting to know each other online. Often this comes with a side of hidden identity or secret identity…

Sweet Talk

Sweet Talk by Cara Bastone - One of the Best Romance Audiobooks of all time! The illustrated audiobook cover shows a white man in a suit and a white woman with dark hair in tight purple pants and a black jacket crossing each other on a street, they are both talking on the phone

Cara Bastone (Author), Lidia Dornet (Narrator), Chris Brinkley (Narrator)

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“JD” receives an accidental voice message from her secret crush, Elliot. The two hit it off right away and keep messaging and talking on the phone. But she is so scared of meeting him in person…

Sweet Talk is one of the funniest and sweetest Romance books about meeting online. It even has an on-the-phone club date! The delightful story and the elaborate duet-style production with Lidia Dornet and Chris Brinkley as narrators make this one of the best Romance audiobooks of all time!

Dear Aaron

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Mariana Zapata (Author), Callie Dalton (Narrator), Teddy Hamilton (Narrator)

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Ruby joins a program to email a soldier where she gets to know Aaron. I loved how deep we dive into Ruby’s thoughts and feelings, as well as her insecurities and doubts in regard to herself and the chance of a future with Aaron. If you have ever met someone “from the internet”, all of this will resonate with you!

The first half of the book is in letter and IM form and narrated in duet style by Callie Dalton and Teddy Hamilton which is a real treat to listen to. The second half is narrated only by Callie Dalton who really brings out Ruby’s feelings.

Spoiler Alert

Spoiler Alert by Olivia Dade, one of the best Romance audiobooks of all time! The illustrated cover shows a blond white man kissing a curvy red-haired white woman

Olivia Dade (Author), Isabelle Ruther (Narrator)

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Spoiler Alert takes us into the world of fanfiction, and the secret identity twist is so much fun! But this is also a very emotional book. Marcus and April have to deal with a lot of serious issues. And it’s just so beautiful how their romance develops online and offline.

This is one of the best Romance audiobooks of all time, and Isabelle Ruther did a fantastic job at bringing this story to life.

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The Best Romance Audiobooks with Single Parents

… and baby makes three. Single Parent books are wonderful because they bring together a family that is all about love and choosing each other!

Life’s too Short

Life's Too Short by Abby Jimenez

Abby Jimenez (Author), Christine Lakin (Narrator), Zachary Webber (Narrator)

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Are you ready to laugh and cry? Then you need Life’s too Short in your life! Vanessa doesn’t expect to live very long, but her half-sister just dropped off her newborn baby and disappeared. So, Vanessa is scrambling to get everything in order for the little girl. But it’s hard to even get her to stop crying! Adrian is the next-door neighbor, and when the baby screams through the night, he offers his help.

Honestly, this audiobook is too precious and one the best Romance audiobooks of all time! A must-listen! This story, narrated by the wonderful Christine Lakin and Zachary Webber, is so deeply emotional and beautiful and all the things!

The Governess Game

The Governess Game by Tessa Dare

Tessa Dare (Author), Mary Jane Wells (Narrator)

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The Governess Game has two of the most hilarious and adorable children in Romance! Their story is heartbreaking and is just as important an aspect of this story as the actual romance between their guardian and their governess (which is also pretty outstanding, Chase is probably my favorite rake ever).

I adored this Historical Romance so very, very much! And the narration by the incredible Mary Jane Wells makes this an all-around delightful listening experience. A must-listen!

Happily Letter After

Happily Letter After

Vi Keeland (Author), Penelope Ward (Author), Andi Arndt (Narrator), Sebastian York (Narrator)

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It doesn’t get much more heartwarming than the little girl in Happily Letter After writing letters to Santa after her mom died. A journalist receives them and tries her best to make every single wish come true, no matter how difficult it gets.

Andi Arndt and Sebastian York are two of the most beloved Romance audiobook narrators, so this book is a real treat!

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The Best Office Romance Audiobooks

What I love about Office Romance books is the forced proximity. You can’t just quit your job because you have feelings for your co-worker and think they might not reciprocate. So, in an office setting, the protagonists have to face their fears!

The Boyfriend Project

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Farrah Rochon (Author), Je Nie Fleming (Narrator)

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Daniel is Samiah’s new and kind of fishy co-worker. But he is also the first guy in a long time who she finds interesting.

The Boyfriend Project is a beautifully written Romantic Comedy with complex and lovable characters, intrigue, and friendship. And Je Nie Fleming brought it all to life with a great range of different voices!

The Marriage Game

The Marriage Game: Workplace Romance

Sara Desai (Author), Soneela Nankani (Narrator)

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Layla is a recruitment consultant and wants to help people find a job. Sam has a corporate downsizing company and helps companies fire people from their jobs. When the two have to share an office space, it is no surprise that they don’t get along well.

The back-and-forth between Sam and Layla is extremely entertaining. And Soneela Nankani brings out their feelings so well!

Something to Talk About

Something to Talk About by Meryl Wilsner

Meryl Wilsner (Author), Jorjeana Marie (Narrator), Xe Sands (Narrator)

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Jo is a very successful Hollywood producer. When she takes her assistant Emma to a red carpet event, everyone assumes the two are having an affair. Jo and Emma both try very hard to keep things professional. But as they navigate the rumors, their relationship slowly develops from professional to friends to lovers.

Something to Talk About is not just a wonderful Office Romance novel, it is also the kind of book that will stay with you long after you finished it. The audiobook is narrated by Jorjeana Marie and Xe Sands which is an absolutely perfect cast and turns this into one of the best Romance audiobooks of all time!

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The Best College Romance Audiobooks

Similar to Office Romance books, College Romance comes with quite a bit of forced proximity. But the protagonists are young, so they also have to figure themself out. They want to experience life. And they have to make huge decisions that will decide the entire trajectory of their life. But how does a partner fit into all of that?

Top Secret

The audiobook cover of Top Secret shows the shadowy outline of a young man

Sarina Bowen (Author), Elle Kennedy (Author), Teddy Hamilton (Narrator), Christian Fox (Narrator)

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Top Secret is one of my absolute favorite College Romance audiobooks! Teddy Hamilton and Christian Fox are perfect at bringing LobsterShorts and SinnerThree to life.

This is a love story that starts in a hook-up app, and it’s so emotional and funny and sexy. An absolute must-listen, both for fans of College Romance books and M/M Romance in general!

Trade Me

The Trade Me audiobook cover shows a buff white man with short blond hair holding an East Asian woman with black hair in his arms

Courtney Milan (Author), Xe Sands (Narrator), Sean Crisden (Narrator)

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Trade Me is simply one of the best Romance audiobooks of all time! I loved Tina’s and Blake’s story, the thrifty badass girl and the heir who isn’t as spoiled as he seems.

Courtney Milan is such a fantastic author and Xe Sands and Sean Crisden are among the best narrators out there. This audiobook is an all around great experience and so worth it!

Elements of Chemistry

Elements of Chemistry is one of the best Romance audiobooks of all time. The illustrated cover shows a young white man with blond hair and a white woman with brown hair embracing, she is wearing a red dress

Penny Reid (Author), Fiona Fischer (Narrator)

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Kaitlyn doesn’t go out a lot, she uses all her time to study, not to party. And she’s a feminist badass! Martin is a bit of a player and also a rich jerkface. But he listens closely to everything Kaitlyn tells him and it’s just so wholesome and cute and damn hot!

Fiona Fisher did a wonderful narration for this outstanding book by Penny Reid!

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Book Lovers and Book Boyfriends

Romance books are fantastic, but Romance books about book lovers are especially touching! It’s just so wonderful to have a passion for reading in common with the protagonists.

American Dreamer

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Adriana Herrera (Author), Sean Crisden (Narrator)

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Nesto moves his food truck business from New York to Ithaca where he meets librarian Jude who just can’t stay away from Nesto or his food, even though he struggles with his attraction to men.

This is not only a beautiful Romance, it also tells the important story of how libraries can or cannot make certain books available to teenagers and marginalized groups. This is one of my favorite books about books and one of the best Romance audiobooks on top of that because Sean Crisden is simply superb!

The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanics

The Lady's Guide to Celestial Mechanics audiobook cover showing two white women, one with light hair, one with dark hair, in red dresses lying next to each other and embracing

Olivia Waite (Author), Morag Sims (Narrator)

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Rich widow Catherine takes in Lucy, a young woman who learned astronomy and scientific work from her father but struggles to find employment, what with her being a woman and all. While the two fall for each other, they also take the scientific world by storm!

This absolutely lovely Sapphic Historical Romance reminds us of the immense power books have, and Morag Sims brings it all out so wonderfully in the audio version.

Make Me Bad

Make Me Bad audiobook cover showing a white man and woman standing next to each other while looking at one another

R.S. Grey (Author), Jason Clarke (Narrator), Luci Christian (Narrator)

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It’s such a cliche, the good little librarian turning naughty. But it’s also ridiculously much fun!

Madison has always been a good girl. But she wants to explore her wild side and go out of her comfort zone. So she writes a list of things she wants to experience and pushes resident bad boy Ben to help her.

Make Me Bad is a real feel-good audiobook! It’s an adorable Rom-Com with fun and interesting main characters and amazing narrators.

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The Best Historical Romance Audiobooks

Historical Romance plays by different rules than Contemporary Romance books. There are so many more outside issues that threaten to keep the lovers apart. While in Contemporary Romance, the big conflict is often a personal one between the protagonists, it’s outside issues like societal expectations and class differences in Historical Romance.


Rebel by Beverly Jenkins: The Best Historical Romance novels

Beverly Jenkins (Author), Kim Staunton (Narrator)

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Not every Historical Romance novel has to be set in England. Rebel by Beverly Jenkins is a beautiful love story! The setting is New Orleans after the Civil War. While that brings with it many serious issues, this book balances it out with wonderfully light, sweet scenes.

Drake and Valinda have such adorable, fun banter. I loved the way they talked with each other! And how could you possibly resist a hero with “pirate blood”?! Drake’s mother was a wonderful side character as well. And the narration by Kim Staunton made me positively devour this audiobook!

A Lady Awakened

A Lady Awakened by Cecilia Grant: The Best Historical Romance Books

Cecilia Grant (Author), Susan Ericksen (Narrator)

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A Lady Awakened is without a doubt one of the must-read Historical Romance novels and one of the best Romance audiobooks of all time! This is such an outstanding story that manages a beautiful balance for the heroine.

Martha is very inexperienced in some ways, yet feels so worldly in others. Despite her young age, she takes on full responsibility for her servants and tenants. And it makes perfect sense that she is willing to go all the way to ensure her estate remains in her possession. To that end, she needs to present an heir. Very quickly. So she makes a deal with a rake who was sent to the country because of his questionable behavior in London. And yes, she pays him. This audiobook read by Susan Ericksen is an absolute delight!

The Gentle Art of Fortune Hunting

The Gentle Art of Fortune Hunting by KJ Charles: Gay Historical Romance

KJ Charles (Author), Cornell Collins (Narrator)

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The Gentle Art of Fortune Hunting is about a brother and sister who enter the London season to find good matches and “marry up”. KJ Charles lets her protagonists discuss marrying a lord in much more realistic terms than we usually encounter in Historical Romance novels.

This is also, as the title promises, a very gentle story. The siblings are not what you would expect, and neither is Hart, the love interest. The audiobook is narrated by Cornell Collins who always manages to portray KJ Charles’ characters perfectly!

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Fantasy and Monster Romance Audiobooks

It feels like a new era of Fantasy Romance has emerged, full of sexy monsters! Some are set in a fantasy world, while others are set in ours similar to Urban Fantasy or Paranormal Romance.

That Time I got Drunk and Saved a Demon

That Time I Got Drunk and Saved a Demon has an illustrated cover showing a white-skinned demon with black hair and curved horns carrying a Black woman with curls wearing a white blouse and long blue skirt, they are on a colorful meadow with flowers, the background shows mountains and trees

Kimberly Lemming (Author), Hazel Addison (Narrator)

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The Mead Mishaps series is probably my favorite Monster Romance book series! Set fully in a cozy, low-tech, medieval-vibes fantasy world, we accompany Cin in “That Time I Got Drunk And Saved A Demon” as she, well, saves a demon, and then falls for him.

I love the sense of humor in this book, as well as the captivating adventures, and the sweet, sweet love. The perfect mix! The audiobook is narrated by Hazel Addison who has a fantastic range of voices for the human and non-human characters.

Morning Glory Milking Farm

The cover of Morning Glory Milking Farm is in the style of classic art and shows a big minotaur and a white woman with curly brown hair pressing against his chest.

C.M. Nascosta (Author), Eva Caine (Narrator)

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Morning Glory Milking Farm by C.M. Nascosta has been an absolute break-out hit and made Monster Romance even more popular! This is a very well-written indie Romance about a woman who is struggling after finishing college.

When she can’t find a job in her field, she accepts a position as a “milking technician” in a facility that “milks” male Minotaurs to produce potency-enhancing medication for human men. Violet is conflicted about the job but soon finds an entirely new community among supernatural beings.

The audiobook version is narrated by Eva Caine who really brings Violet to life perfectly.

The Dragon’s Bride

The cover of this Monster Romance shows a stone path leading to an arch surrounded by mist and vines

Katee Robert (Author), Lessa Lamb (Narrator), Jack Calihan (Narrator)

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The Dragon’s Bride is a fantastic, incredibly captivating book! Briar Rose escapes an abusive marriage by making a deal with a demon. Her part of the bargain is to live with a dragon man and give him a chance to woo her. The dragon, Sol, wants a child. But for Briar, the nature of their relationship – having been traded to Sol – as well as the limited timeframe complicate things. While she quickly starts to like Sol, she isn’t willing to consider a real relationship and a child if she is only allowed to stay in the dragon realm for 7 years!

The audiobook is read by Lessa Lamb and Jack Calihan whose voices match the characters so well! A very addictive listen and one of the best Romance audiobooks you can get!

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The Funniest Romantic Comedy Audiobooks

You know what? Romantic Comedy has to make you laugh out loud! Many times!! That’s what makes a Romantic Comedy one of the best Romance audiobooks in its category!

These Walls Can Talk

Laugh-out-loud funny Romantic Comedy: These Walls Can Talk

Erin Mallon (Author, Narrator), Joe Arden (Narrator), Andi Arndt (Narrator), Shane East (Narrator), Tanya Eby (Narrator), Teddy Hamilton (Narrator), Emma Wilder (Narrator)

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Who doesn’t love a good meta-level laugh? These Walls Can Talk is an incredibly funny story about a married woman who has the chance to meet her “aural crush”, the narrator she loves the most.

The audio production is amazing, with a whole cast of our favorite narrators. And Erin Mallon, who is both the author and one of the most popular Romance voice actors, really knows what she’s writing (and talking) about when we get a look behind the scenes of audiobook production.

Ball Peen Hammer

Ball Peen Hammer: Sexy and Funny Contemporary Romance

Lauren Rowe (Author, Narrator), John Lane (Narrator)

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Ball Peen Hammer is the gold standard of really funny Romance books! This amazing Romantic Comedy is not only absolutely hilarious, it’s also very steamy with off-the-charts sexual tension and very warm and emotional, making it the absolutely perfect escape for audiobook fans.

You’ll laugh, swoon, and fan yourself while listening to the road trip of Keane, the “stripper with a heart of gold” (lol) who has a lot of very questionable life advice, and Maddy, the documentary filmmaker who is understandably taken aback by all that is Keane! The author herself and John Lane did such an on-point narration and have turned this into one of the best Romance audiobooks ever!

Heidi’s Guide to Four Letter Words

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Tara Sivec (Author), Andi Arndt (Author, Narrator)

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Heidi’s Guide to Four Letter Words is the result of a collaboration between Andi Arndt, the amazing Romance audiobook narrator, and Tara Sivec, one of the funniest Romance authors!

Heidi and her adventures into podcasting will not only make you laugh, she will also make you fall in love with her. Because how can you help but love someone as ridiculous and adorable as Heidi?!

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The Best M/M Romance Audiobooks


Glitterland audiobook cover showing a bearded man with a black leather jacket surrounded by glitter effects

Alexis Hall (Author), Nicholas Boulton (Narrator)

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Ash is the archetypical depressed author! He is struggling with an enormous writer’s block and anxiety that often doesn’t allow him to even leave the house. And then the most unlikely partner shows up, a ridiculous glitter pirate!

Alexis Hall has quickly become one of my absolute favorite authors. And Glitterland is simply one of the best Romance audiobooks of all time! The complex characters, the unlikely match, the emotions, the struggle… This book will move you and touch you and make you feel all the feelings! Nicholas Boulton brought all of this out so beautifully!

Role Model

Role Model by Rachel Reid

Rachel Reid (Author), Cooper North (Narrator)

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Troy is a Hockey player who chose to stay in the closet. The homophobic slurs he encounters in games put him off any thoughts of coming out. But Harris, the out-and-proud social media manager of his new team, is too fascinating. So, Troy keeps seeking Harris’ company.

This book made me tear up because it was so insanely sweet! I loved how the two guys talked with each other. Their relationship journey is so beautiful and moving! Troy is the kind of tortured hero you just can’t help but love. He comes so far in this book! Cooper North is a wonderful narrator and the perfect fit for this audiobook.



J.R. Gray (Author), Joel Leslie (Narrator), John Solo (Narrator)

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Quell is probably straight and most definitely a movie star… and dealing with depression. When he wants to bring his favorite book to the screen, gay costar Hale becomes his rock.

Unscripted is an extremely emotional Friends to Lovers story and narrators Joel Leslie and John Solo perfectly bring to life the thoughts, feelings, and insecurities of Quell and Hale. This is such a beautiful Romance duology and Unscripted is one of my absolute favorite Romance audiobooks of all time!

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The Best Sapphic Romance Audiobooks

Femme Like Her

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Fiona Zedde (Author), Mari (Narrator)

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Nailah has a type: studs. But very feminine Scottie is pursuing her and Nailah is fascinated by the woman! She just can’t stay away and has to reconsider her principles and the reasons for them.

Femme Like Her is incredibly well-written and makes you feel all of Nailah’s thoughts and emotions bone-deep. She and Scottie have this incredible chemistry, and Mari really brought that out in the audiobook narration.

Delilah Green Doesn’t Care

Delilah Green doesn't Care: cover showing two white women in front of a mansion, one in a black alternative outfit with boots, the other in a pin-up style dress

Ashley Herring Blake (Author), Kristen DiMercurio (Narrator)

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Delilah Green has been through a lot and has built up a very badass, tough outer shell to hide her soft, mushy, artist soul center. Both her love story with Claire, the girl she had been pining for since they were kids, and the journey she takes with her step-sister are heart-wrenching!

All characters in this story are so lovable and I enjoyed the build-up very much. Kristen DiMercurio is absolutely fantastic to listen to! I crushed hard on Delilah.

How to Find a Princess

How to Find a Princess by Alyssa Cole

Alyssa Cole (Author), Karen Chilton (Narrator)

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Bez and her World Federation of Monarchies are looking for the lost heir to a throne. Makeda lives a normal life and has heard the story of her supposed royal heritage countless times. After witnessing what that did to her mother, she wants no part in it though. But Bez is quite persuasive…

Alyssa Cole and Karen Chilton are one of my favorite author/narrator teams and their sapphic love stories are absolutely beautiful. How to Find a Princess is absolutely epic, witty, exciting, hot, and completely charming, just like Bez!

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Chef’s Kiss

Chef's Kiss by TJ Alexander (illustrated cover showing a blonde white nonbinary person and a brownhaired white woman, both wearing aprons)

TJ Alexander (Author), Em Grosland (Narrator)

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Simone works for a cookbook publisher. But the business isn’t exactly going well, and the company wants to expand its presence online. One of the new hires is nonbinary Ray. Ray is a total sunshine, and grumpy Simone simply can’t with all that good mood and the attractiveness of Ray and everything!

Chef’s Kiss is such a captivating slow-burn Romance! It’s so romantic to see Simone and Ray make their way to one another! I absolutely adored Ray and the narration was wonderful. I love Em Grosland’s voice!

The Love Study

The Love Study by Kris Ripper: Queer Romantic Comedy

Kris Ripper (Author), Pete Cross (Narrator)

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The Love Study is a feel-good, laugh-out-loud funny Romance book! This adorable queer Romantic Comedy is about a relationship-averse gay guy who can’t even commit to a job after having left his ex-boyfriend at the altar. And now he’s becoming the new project of nonbinary YouTuber Sidney who gives relationship advice to queer people.

This is such a sweet love story and the perfect feel-good Romance about figuring out yourself so you are ready to love again! Pete Cross has such perfect comedic timing in the audiobook narration and did a wonderful job with the different voices.

Why We Fight

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TJ Klune (Author), Sean Crisden (Narrator)

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Corey is bi-gender and helps out at an LGBTQI youth center where Corey meets Jeremy, the director, who used to be Corey’s professor and secret crush.

This book also deals with a very painful part of political history (now fortunately history). But TJ Klune mixes this up with his delightful sense of humor! The audio version is narrated by the wonderful Sean Crisden.

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Disabled Romance Heroes and Heroines

Falling from the Sky

Falling from the Sky by Sarina Bowen - Romance Novels with Hero in a Wheelchair

Sarina Bowen (Author), Tanya Eby (Narrator), Aiden Snow (Narrator)

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Hank is a snowboarder but after a terrible accident, he needs a wheelchair. Callie is a doctor and his therapist. It was very moving to read how Hank tries to come to terms with his disability and figure out how it would affect all areas of his life. I loved how he bonds with other wheelchair users and how the guys talk openly about their relationships and their abilities in bed.

Aiden Snow did such an amazing job at narrating Hank! And Tanya Eby voiced a wonderful Callie.

Archer’s Voice

Archer's Voice by Mia Sheridan

Mia Sheridan (Author), Kris Koscheski (Narrator), Emily Durante (Narrator)

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Archer’s Voice is a huge bestseller and simply one of the best Romance audiobooks of all time!

Archer is unable to speak and has withdrawn from the world. Until Bree finds him. She deals with Post Traumatic Stress and is fleeing to his quiet little town to find rest.

This love story is so warm and romantic and goes right for the feels, while the general storyline is suspenseful and captivating. Emily Durante and Kris Koscheski are the perfect voices for Bree and Archer!

Cinder & Ella

Cinder and Ella by Kelly Oram - Romance books with disabled characters

Kelly Oram (Author), Kirsten Leigh (Narrator)

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Ella was hurt in a car accident and has to deal with scars and physical disabilities, as well as the trauma of the event: The loss of her mother and the loss of her body as it was before. As a blogger and fangirl, she is online a lot where she meets Cinder and falls for him.

Kirsten Leigh did a great narration with a nice range of voices. This is such a touching Young Adult Romance audiobook!

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  1. Hi – my name is Abby and I love books, including audio books. I tend to listen to them while running or travelling to shut out the noise. If you get a chance try and listen to Future Proof by David Atkinson it’s a wonderful time-travel romance book that just blew me away.

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