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Blind Date with a Book!

(We promise it will be WAY less awkward than a real blind date.)

Bored with all of your current book-ish prospects? Tired of your Hinge matches never actually living up to their profiles? Ready for some REAL romance this Valentine's day? Add some ~spice~ to your literary life with a Blind Date with a Book! Here's how it works: 1. You swipe right on (ie. choose) one of the eligible matches (ie. books) we have here at Northeast Library. 2. You read your book of choice and enjoy the best kind of date there is- one that won't interrupt you!

Unmasked by the Marquess

LGBTQ+ Historical Romances

There are so many amazing stories of queer love that take place in the past, so here are a few fantastic ones that will absolutely blow you away. 

All the Feels by Olivia Dade

Workplace Romances

If you liked The Spanish Love Deception

Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh

Urban Fantasy Series

Urban fantasy is always a thrill, but finding a good series to devour is difficult! These books will keep you entertained with fantastical elements and protagonists facing unusual challenges. Start with the first one, and then just try to stop yourself from reading the rest of the series.

Mile High With A Vampire

Movie vs. Book

Providing books that are similar to current popular movies!

The old conversation over whether movies are better than books feels older than time -- and yes I’m definitely #teambook! So for this list I thought it might be helpful to provide book recommendations based on popular movies that are currently in the theater. I hope that you enjoy this list and find a new book to read during the remainder of your summer holiday!

Beach Read

Hot sizzling beach reads

Let’s look at some hot sizzling beachy romances for summer. All of these books take place on a vacation. They also have some great romance and lovable characters. Let the shenanigans begin.  Beach Read by Emily Henry 

Sea of Tranquility

Road Trip Reads with The Washington Mystics

Make the miles fly by with these great audiobooks that have come out this year!

This summer, as a part of Discover Summer, DC Public Library is hitting the road with the Washington Mystics with some great audiobooks that you can check out with your library card! Each month we will be posting Read Feed entries that spotlight titles around a theme. July's theme is Road Trip Reads. We have selected some fabulous audiobooks for adults that have come out this year that will help make the miles fly by. Happy Listening!

Meet Me in the Margins by Melissa Ferguson

7 Books Like Emily Henry's "Book Lovers"

It’s no surprise that book lovers -- especially those who enjoy romance -- love books about the literary world.

The Most Dangerous Duke in London Cover

Historical Enemies to Lovers

Bridgerton Read-A-likes

If you’re a Bridgerton fan, you probably have already devoured the second season. If you need something to tide you over, what better than historical romances featuring enemies (or rivals) who fall in love? Here are a few great stories with this trope.