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Vanessa Diaz

Managing Editor

Book Riot Managing Editor Vanessa Diaz is a writer and former bookseller from San Diego, CA whose Spanish is even faster than her English. When not reading or writing, she enjoys dreaming up travel itineraries and drinking entirely too much tea. She is a regular co-host on the All the Books podcast who especially loves mysteries, gothic lit, mythology/folklore, and all things witchy. Vanessa can be found on Instagram at @BuenosDiazSD or taking pictures of pretty trees in Portland, OR, where she now resides.

This Riot Recommendation of favorite fake romances is sponsored by The Trouble with Christmas by Amy Andrews.

“A holiday romance complete with a surly rancher dude hero to die for, the hottest blizzard ever, a smart, sweet, slightly nutty heroine and all the Christmas cheer you could possibly need.”

– USA Today bestselling author Heidi Rice

🎶Real love! We’re looking for un-real love! That’s why we asked you to share your favorite books about fake romance! We can’t wait to read about all these pretend couples falling in love for reals, if they don’t strangle each other first. Without further ado: here are your favorites!

The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory

Prince Charming by Rachel Hawkins

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty

Red White and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

Act Like It by Lucy Parker

The UnHoneymooners by Christina Lauren

Sanctuary by Rebekah Weatherspoon

The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

Single by Saturday by Catherine Bybee

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

Asking for Trouble by Elizabeth Young