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February 22, 2018

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Books, Movies & Music : New Adult Romances

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New Romance Books for Adults

 

Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Romance books for adults.

 

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Exit West: A Novel

Exit West: A Novel
Hamid, Mohsin, 1971-

"In a country teetering on the brink of civil war, two young people meet--sensual, fiercely independent Nadia and gentle, restrained Saeed. They embark on a furtive love affair, thrust into premature intimacy by the unrest roiling their city. When it explodes, turning familiar streets into a patchwork of checkpoints and bomb blasts, they begin to hear whispers about doors--doors that can whisk people far away, if perilously and for a price. As violence and the threat of violence escalate, Nadia and Saeed decide that they no longer have a choice. Leaving their homeland and their old lives behind, they find a door and step through."--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 197 on 70 copies

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The Girl From Summer Hill

The Girl From Summer Hill
Deveraux, Jude

"Sparks fly as fiery Casey Reddick and brooding Hollywood actor Tate Landers clash in the Virginia summer heat. A chef who puts her career first and her love life second, Casey doesn't see what every girl in town is swooning over. She made up her mind the moment she met Tate--he's gorgeous, but stuck-up, nothing like his ex-brother-in-law, Devlin who's playing the Wickham to Tate's Darcy in local production of Pride & Prejudice. Casey makes the perfect Elizabeth Bennett--how could she be star-struck when she's heard Devlin's damning stories about Tate? As they rehearse together, however, Casey finds herself attracted to Tate--he's much more down-to-earth than she expected and any physical contact between the two of them literally gives her a tingling, electric shock. As opening night draws near, Casey has some difficult decisions to make. Whom should she believe? The seemingly sincere, slighted Devlin or Tate, whose rough, arrogant exterior may only be skin deep. She's come to love that jolt she gets when they touch--but will she get burned?"--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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The Versions of Us

The Versions of Us
Barnett, Laura, 1982-

The one thing that's certain is that they met on a Cambridge street by chance and felt a connection that would last a lifetime. But as for what happened next-- They fell wildly in love or went their separate ways. They kissed or they thought better of it. They married soon after or were together for a few weeks before splitting up. They grew distracted and disappointed with their daily lives together or found solace together only after hard years spent apart.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 16 copies

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My American Duchess

My American Duchess
James, Eloisa

The last woman the arrogant Duke of Trent would ever consider marrying is the adventuresome Merry Pelford--an American heiress who has infamously jilted two fiancés--but after one provocative encounter with the captivating Merry, Trent desires her more than any woman he has ever met.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 9 copies

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If You Come Softly

If You Come Softly
Woodson, Jacqueline

After meeting at their private school in New York, fifteen-year-old Jeremiah, who is black and whose parents are separated, and Ellie, who is white and whose mother has twice abandoned her, fall in love and then try to cope with people's reactions.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 1 copies

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The Road to Wings

The Road to Wings
Tizard, Julie

"What does it take to earn Air Force wings? Your heart, your soul, even your very life? Lieutenant Casey Tompkins is starting the most difficult flight training program in the world. She has to face thunderstorms, the death of friends, and male instructors who want to wash her out. Captain Kathryn Hardesty is the toughest and best instructor pilot on the base and the chief of flight safety. She's demanding because she knows the price of failure is tragedy and a smoking hole. She looks out for all the students, especially the female ones. Casey has to learn to fly a supersonic jet, not get killed in the process, and face a growing forbidden attraction. Can she muster the intelligence, courage, and unbreakable determination to become an Air Force pilot? Does she have what it takes to earn wings, find love, and not crash and burn?" --provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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Snow Falling

Snow Falling
Villanueva, Jane Gloriana

"In 1902 Miami, Josephine Galena Valencia has big dreams. Engaged to Pinkerton Detective Martin Cadden and working at the lavish Regal Sol, her life changes forever one champagne-fueled night with dashing hotelier Rake Solvino. Josephine must decide where her heart lies, even as a dangerous crime lord threatens all she holds dear. Will her dreams dissolve like falling snow or lead to happily ever after?"--Page [4] of cover.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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The Ebb Tide

The Ebb Tide
Lewis, Beverly, 1949-

When a well-to-do family asks Sallie Riehl to be their daughter's nanny for the summer at their Cape May, New Jersey, vacation home, she jumps at the chance to broaden her horizons beyond the Lancaster County Amish community where she grew up. Curious by nature, Sallie loves reading and learning, and she fears that her chances of making a good match with an Amish farmer will be hampered because of it. Though she loves taking care of nine-year-old Autumn Weaver during the week, Sallie has free time on the weekends to enjoy the shore. It is there that she meets Edward Kreider, a young marine biology student who talks freely about all he's learning and asks about her interests, unlike the guys she grew up with. Sallie wonders if this is the kind of relationship she's been longing for. Then again, Ed isn't from her community--and he's Mennonite, not Amish. Sallie is afraid of what her parents would think about her new friendship. But that's not all she's fearful of. When unexpected danger threatens Autumn, Sallie will have to put her fears aside. Will this be a summer to remember, or one to forget?


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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A Girl's Guide to Moving on: A Novel

A Girl's Guide to Moving on: A Novel
Macomber, Debbie

"Nichole, a woman in her early thirties, is recovering from a broken heart after learning her husband was having an affair and separating from him. The twist is that her mother-in-law, Leanne, is the one who told her that her son was cheating. Leanne has looked the other way for decades as her own husband cheated, and can't bear to see her son repeating the same pattern. In telling Nichole, she also gathers the courage to leave her husband, and the two women--ex- mother-in-law and daughter-in-law--rent apartments across the hall from each other and support one another in rebuilding their lives and embracing surprising new romantic endeavors"--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 19 copies

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Lala Pettibone's Act Two

Lala Pettibone's Act Two
Mastrogiovanni, Heidi

In this second coming-of-age novel, Lala Pettibone, a forty-something widow, moves to Los Angeles to visit her Auntie Geraldine after subletting her New York apartment. Good things come her way in sunny LA, including Dr. David, a handsome veterinarian, and an inspiration to transform her previously rejected, uproarious, screenplay into a novel.


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Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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