I am here to give you some Single Parent romance recommendations. I’ve fallen in love with the Single Parent trope and Small town romance trope. Those are my two favorite tropes. So, I will share with you some of the best Single parent romance books I’ve read.
From Hot Single Dads and Stand-in parents to Accidental pregnancies and more, this list features some of the best single-parent romance books you would definitely love. So, without much ado, let’s get to it :-
Single Parents Romance Book Recommendations :-
- Seven Days In June by Tia Williams
- One Percent of You by Michelle Gross
- Juniper Hill by Devney Perry
- To Hate Adam Connor by Ella Maise
- Ignite by Melanie Harlow
- Things We Never Got Over by Lucy Score
- The Mixtape by Brittainy C. Cherry
- All Rhodes Lead Here by Mariana Zapata
- Wait for It by Mariana Zapata
- The Bride Test by Helen Hoang
- Happily Letter After by Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward
11. Seven Days In June by Tia Williams
The story follows Eva and Shane who met when they were teenagers. They both had traumatic experiences and were going through a lot. They found solace in each other and started to rely on each other but something happens between them which leaves their relationship in such bad condition that they haven’t talked to each other in fifteen years.
15-years-later, they run into each other at a literary event as they are both writers. Now, for the next seven days, they reconnect but neither of them is sure if they want to trust the other person again.
10. One Percent of You by Michelle Gross
One Percent of You follows Elijah and Hadley in this dual POV. Hadley is pregnant with a boy she named Eli and she also has a daughter named Lucy.
She moves into a new town and one night, she’s at the grocery store, and her daughter, Lucy drops her bag of chips, when she goes to pick it up, a man named Elijah snatches it from her claiming that it’s his.
And that’s how you have a grown man arguing with a little girl about a bag of chips. Elijah and Hadley do not get off the right foot. And Hadley later finds out that Elijah is her new neighbor.
9. Juniper Hill by Devney Perry
Memphis is running away from her old life, driving across the country with her infant in the back seat. She somehow ends up in Quincy, Montana to start a new life. She finds a job at a hotel and the woman she works for offers to help her find an apartment to stay at.
She moves into her new apartment and meets her landlord – Knox Eden, the most handsome man she’s ever met, who just so happens to be working as a chef at the very same hotel she is going to be working at.
You would love Memphis and Knox. If you are looking for a feel-good book that would make you swoon and give you the biggest smile the entire time you’re reading it then Juniper Hill is the one for you…..
8. To Hate Adam Connor by Ella Maise
To Hate Adam Connor by Ella Maise is the second book in the Love & Hate book series and it is an Amazing Enemies to Lovers Romance Novel with a hot single dad. It follows Lucy and Adam Conner in this dual POV. You might already be familiar with Lucy as she was in the To Love Jason Thorn by Ella Maise, the first book in the Love & Hate Series.
Adam Conner is a very famous award-winning actor and Lucy coincidentally moves in next door to him. She is a big fan of Adam and she’s curious about Adam since no one really knows much about him. So, she uses a ladder and binoculars to look into his house.
One day, she sees that his son is about to drown in the pool while there’s no one around. So, she jumps over the fence to help but Adam comes and misunderstands her as a crazy fan who broke into his house, calling the cops on her. Off to a bad start aren’t we…….
7. Ignite by Melanie Harlow
Ignite is a neighbor/single dad/Age gap trope Contemporary Romance Novel.
Winnie is a sunshine girl who falls in love too quickly and too often. So, she has sworn to herself that she will not fall in love again for at least a year or so. Enter, Hugh Dex, a hot single dad who moves in next door with his very adorable little girls. He is a firefighter and has a very grumpy personality.
Winnie clearly felt an attraction toward him but she’s sworn off men and has no intention of having a relationship with him. One day, while she’s naked, she accidentally sets off the fire alarm and Dex rushes into her house to see if she’s ok, and sees her naked…
6. Things We Never Got Over by Lucy Score
Things We Never Got Over by Lucy Score follows the story of Knox and Naomi and it is a Swoon-Worthy Grumpy x Sunshine Romance Novel.
Naomi comes to a small town looking for her twin sister because her twin sister called her for help. She comes to the town to her rescue but her sister is nowhere to be found. Her evil sister took her car and money, leaving her with a niece she didn’t even know existed up until now.
Now, Naomi is stuck in a small town she knows nothing about, stuck with her newly found niece. And that’s when she meets bad-boy barber Knox, who tasks himself with helping her out.
This book isn’t exactly a single parent because it’s not her kid, it’s her niece, however, the niece plays a significant role in the story.
5. The Mixtape by Brittainy C. Cherry
The Mixtape follows Oliver and Emery. This book is on the deeper side. So, Trigger Warning!!!! It is a romance but it’s so much more than that.
Oliver is a famous singer, part of a duo with his twin brother. Sadly, his brother dies in an accident, and Oliver is left all alone to deal with the whole aftermath of it all, not only having to deal with his emotions and his mental health but also dealing with what to do in his career without his brother.
One night, he’s drowning his sorrows in a bar and that’s where he meets Emery, a single mother and the bartender at the bar. Emery helps him get home and takes care of him for the night. And the next day, she gets fired for leaving. When Oliver finds out that she got fired for helping him, he hires her as his personal chef.
4. All Rhodes Lead Here by Mariana Zapata
All Rhodes Lead Here is a slow burn Grumpy x Sunshine Romance Novel set in a Small Town.
Aurora went through a lot in her life and moving back to her old home isn’t something she wants right now but maybe a slow life in a small town in the mountains is what she needs. So, she moves back to her hometown. She decides to rent an apartment and Tobias Rhodes, a single dad happens to have an empty place. Checking out her hot landlord across the driveway may be able to help Aurora mend her broken heart.
Soon, Rhodes and Aurora develop a friendship, though it’s hard for Rhodes to open up to her.
3. Wait for It by Mariana Zapata
Diana is not ready for adulthood but she would have to become an adult when she has to take care of two little boys. After her brother passes away, she is the only one left to take care of her two little nephews – Josh and Louie. To start a new life, she decides to move to a new neighborhood along with her nephews.
In her new neighborhood, she has a very hot and grumpy neighbor named Dallas, who also happens to be the coach for Josh’s new 11U travel baseball team.
2. The Bride Test by Helen Hoang
The Bride Test is the second book in The Kiss Quotient trilogy. The books in the series are interconnected standalone, so you can read this one first and then read the others if you want. All three of them are amazing but The Bride Test is definitely the best or at least for me.
Khai thinks of himself as defective because he has autism but his mother thinks otherwise. She thinks that if she forces him to interact with someone, he may be able to process his emotion properly. So, she goes to Vietnam to find a wife for him.
Esme is living her life in Vietnam as a single mom and it’s really hard for her to provide for her daughter while living in the slums. One day, she meets a woman who asks her to come with her to America and marry her son. At first, Esme is bewildered by the proposal but the possibility of having a better life forces her to agree. She hopes to make Khai fall in love with her but that’s not an easy task as he is really closed off.
1. Happily Letter After by Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward
Happily Letter After follows Sadie and Sebastian. Sadie is a journalist who writes for several columns and one of the columns she writes for is a holiday wishes kind of thing where people submit their wishes to Santa. One day, she gets a letter for Santa from a young girl named Birdie, asking how her mother, who passed away not long ago, is doing in heaven, and also asking for some gifts she wanted.
Sadie then goes out of her way to grant all of Birdie’s wishes and do a bunch of things for her anonymously like a fairy godmother. One day, Sadie goes to drop off her gift for Birdie when she sees Sebastian Maxwell aka Birdie’s hot dad. And thus, this starts the love story between Sadie and Sebastian and a strong bond between Sadie and Birdie.