6 Books About College Romance

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College romance is a genre that’s not only explored by college students. College romance books are written so that they hook and capture even the most uninterested reader in no time. A college romance book is mostly set in college or features mainly college-aged characters with a love story at its center. 

College romance books are filled with youthful passion, intense chemistry, and characters you can’t help but fall in love with. If you’re looking to explore this genre, we’ve compiled a list of books where you can start. These books are bound to take you on a jolly ride of intense college romance. Happy reading!

  1. The Deal by Elle Kennedy 
The Deal
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The Deal
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Elle Kennedy (Author) – Christian Fox, Lorelei Avalon (Narrators)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 11/03/2015 (Publication Date) – Audible Studios (Publisher)

This book follows the story of Hannah, who’s confident enough to think she’s got everything under control except when it comes to issues of sex and seduction. To catch her crush’s attention, she’s willing to do things she’s never done before and tutor the proud captain of the hockey team for a pretend date. As their relationship grew, they realized that they could no longer pretend. But is Hannah ready to take this risk to achieve what she really wants? You can read the book to find out!

  1. The Hook Up by Kristen Callihan 
The Hook Up: Game On Series, Book 1
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The Hook Up: Game On Series, Book 1
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Kristen Callihan (Author) – Teddy Hamilton, Maxine Mitchell (Narrators)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 08/24/2021 (Publication Date) – Tantor Audio (Publisher)

This book talks about the story of a college student named Anna Jones who tries to finish school while avoiding Drew Baylor, the school’s star quarterback. There are clear rules that involve no kissing, no staying the night, and no falling in love. 

But after a coincidental link-up where they have the hottest sex ever, Drew resolved to make Anna break all her rules. Anna is also determined to break and change Drew even if she has to completely disregard his fame. 

Reading this book will have you question whether Drew will be able to win Anna over with more sex, more satisfaction, or more time together. But you’ll only find out the answer when you read the book. 

  1. Icebreaker by Hannah Grace
Icebreaker: A Novel
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Icebreaker: A Novel
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Hannah Grace (Author) – Elizabeth Louise, Tim Paige (Narrators)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 11/23/2022 (Publication Date) – Simon & Schuster Audio (Publisher)

This is one college romance novel you cannot help but read. Hannah Grace delivers a fantastic romantic story that explores the world of ice skating and ice hockey. 

Reading this book helps you experience college romance through the characters. With Anatasia and Nathan, you get to relive your college romance experience (if you’ve experienced one) and follow along with their daily lives. This book is so much fun!

  1. Collide by Bal Khabra 
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Collide
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Collide
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Bal Khabra (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 05/14/2024 (Publication Date) – Penguin Audio (Publisher)

This romance novel promises to entertain you with the lives of an uptight college student and the captain of the school hockey team. The captain is assigned to help her out on a research paper but they get off on the wrong foot. However, their relationship starts to progress and turns into something neither of them expects. 

Collide is a book that portrays the college experience in the intense environment of the sports world. Get a copy of this book today for a thrilling experience!

  1. The Year We Fell Down By Sarina Bowen
The Year We Fell Down
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The Year We Fell Down
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Sarina Bowen (Author) – Nick Podehl, Saskia Maarleveld (Narrators)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 06/20/2016 (Publication Date) – Audible Studios (Publisher)

Corey Callahan, a college freshman, faces an unexpected challenge when she survives an accident that puts her in a wheelchair. She resumes school in a wheelchair against her wish but is lucky to meet Adam Hartley, a hockey player with a broken leg. As their friendship advances, Corey discovers that she’s falling for Hartley but feels unsure if he’s willing to love someone like her.

This book explores different emotions and themes like friendship, love, and tenacity in the face of challenges. 

  1. I Promise You By Ilsa Madden-Mills
I Promise You: Stand-Alone College Sports Romance
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I Promise You: Stand-Alone College Sports Romance
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Ilsa Madden-Mills (Author) – Kit Swann, Lee Samuels (Narrators)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 12/01/2020 (Publication Date) – IMM Publishing (Publisher)

This book follows the story of the school hotshot quarterback who is determined to woo the mystery girl he kissed in freshman year. He resolves to win her over despite her resistance. 

Ilsa Madden in this book features strong women, fun banter, and a satisfying ending. Do you think the hotshot quarterback will be blue to win over the girl, or will he fumble his chances? Read the book and find out!

Wrapping Up

Are you a fan of college romance novels? Then you’ll want to get a copy of these books as soon as you can. This isn’t an exhaustive list of college romance books, but it’s enough to get you started if you seek to explore the college romance genre.

These college romance books are going to showcase different experiences and take you on an emotional rollercoaster that is worth your while. 

These books prove that despite being young, dumb, and broke, college love is one of the things in life worth fighting for.

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