Have your water on hand, because these YA romances are bound to burn! We all love a slow-burn romance, but I also love it when things get a little hot and heavy between the love interests. If you love steamy romances, you have to add these books to your TBR!

Spicy Romances that Bring the Heat!

1. We Can’t Keep Meeting Like This by Rachel Lynn Solomon

Nothing says spice like wedding season! Quinn’s parents are wedding planners; Tarek’s own a catering company. When Quinn confessed her feelings for Tarek last summer, she was ghosted and humiliated. Now that Tarek is back for the summer, Quinn can’t deny the spark that is still between them. Yet, they are way too different – Tarek loves romantic grand gestures, while Quinn is a cynic when it comes to love. They can’t possibly work out…can they?


2. Fall Into Me by Mila Gray

Luna is one of the world’s most famous singer-songwriters; Will is an ex-marine who has just returned from a tour in Afghanistan. When a job in security comes up, he figures it would be a great fit for him, but what he doesn’t expect is being thrown in the limelight as he becomes Luna’s bodyguard. But, this professional relationship soon turns personal and intimate as Luna and Will discover a deep connection.


3. Together We Caught Fire by Eva V. Gibson

A forbidden attraction grows even more complicated when the guy Lane Jamison has crushed on for years suddenly becomes her stepbrother in this sexy and gorgeously written debut novel about the lines between love, desire, and obsession. When Lane’s father introduces her to his new fiancé, the mother of her major crush Grey, she must fight to ignore the attraction to the boy who will soon become her stepbrother. Meanwhile, as she gets closer to Grey’s girlfriend’s brother, she can’t deny their attraction too.


4. Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett

This friends-to-enemies, enemies-to-lovers romantic dramedy will certainly bring the heat. When a group camping trip goes south, best friends-turned worse enemies Zorie and Lennon find themselves stranded, alone in the wilderness. As the two struggle to survive and escape the woods, secrets and hidden feelings surface. Can Zorie and Lennon’s rekindled connection survive out in thw real world?


5. Where Secrets Lie by Eva V. Gibson

In this seductive and intense thriller, three friends are torn apart by buried secrets and star-crossed attraction…then pulled back together by tragedy. Amy has spent every summer with her cousin Ben and their best friend Teddy in River Run, Kentucky. Until last summer, when Amy and Teddy confront the changing feelings and sexual tension between them. When Teddy’s sister disappears one year later, the three friends must dig into the dark history of their small town.


6. Watch Over Me by Mila Gray

Zoey’s life in California is upended when her abusive father is released from prison and has discovered where her family is hiding. Enter Tristan, who is determined to protect Zoey and her family. But as Tristan starts to help Zoey deal with the emotional fallout of her childhood, their relationship turns from protector and protected to something more. The two grow closer as a romance blooms into a heart-pounding and passionate relationship.


7. Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare

In this exciting, heart-wrenching finale to Cassandra Clare’s Infernal Devices, the famous love triangle between Tessa, Will and Jem seriously heats up. We’d recommend starting this series from the beginning, with Clockwork Angel. Clockwork Angel introduces Tessa, who has come to London in search for her brother and is thrust into the dangerous world of the Shadowhunters.


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