9 Romance Audiobooks for Valentine’s Day

Kendra Winchester

Contributing Editor

Kendra Winchester is a Contributing Editor for Book Riot where she writes about audiobooks and disability literature. She is also the Founder of Read Appalachia, which celebrates Appalachian literature and writing. Previously, Kendra co-founded and served as Executive Director for Reading Women, a podcast that gained an international following over its six-season run. In her off hours, you can find her writing on her Substack, Winchester Ave, and posting photos of her Corgis on Instagram and Twitter @kdwinchester.

Over the past few years, I’ve fallen head-over-heels in love with romance novels on audio. From Talia Hibbert to Jasmine Guillory to Helen Hoang — there’s no end of fantastic romance novels published every year. So if you’re looking for some romance novels this Valentine’s Day, be sure to check out some of these incredible love stories.

A graphic of the cover of A Girl Like Her by Talia Hibbert

A Girl Like Her by Talia Hibbert, Narrated by Rupert Channing

Evan Miller retires from the military and moves into Ravenswood looking for a quiet life. But he doesn’t expect to have a very opinionated neighbor: Ruth Kabbah. The town says Ruth is trouble, but Evan can’t figure out why. To him, she just seems lonely, incredibly beautiful, and VERY into comic books.

A graphic of the cover of The Heart Principle by Helen Hoang

The Heart Principle by Helen Hoang, Narrated by Brian Nishii and Natalie Naudus

Anna Sun’s boyfriend decides he wants an open relationship. She says she’s up for that, too, but is she really? To convince herself, she decides to have a series of one-night stands. But when Quan Diep shows up, she worries this might be more than just a fling.

A graphic of the cover of The Hellion’s Waltz by Olivia Waite

The Hellion’s Waltz by Olivia Waite, Narrated by Morag Sims

In this historical romance, Sophie Roseingrave and her family lost their piano shop to a con man, so when con woman Maddiew Crewe shows up in her life, things seemed doomed from the start. But when Maddie finds her next mark, she’s distracted by Sophie, the new girl in town.

A graphic of the cover of Two Rogues Make a Right by Cat Sebastian

Two Rogues Make a Right by Cat Sebastian, Narrated by Joel Leslie

Will Sedgwick searches for his best friend for months only to find him in an attic barely alive. When Martin Easterbrook wakes up after being rescued, he’s startled to find Will nursing him back to health. As he recovers, he worries that Will might see the truth: Martin has only ever loved Will.

A graphic of the cover of The Perks of Loving a Wallflower by Erica Ridley

The Perks of Loving a Wallflower by Erica Ridley, Narrated by Moira Quirk

Thomasina Wynchester can disappear into a crowd, easily disguising herself as whatever suits her schemes. But when she meets no-nonsense, bluestocking Philippa York, not even she can hide her infatuation.

A graphic of the cover of Rare Danger by Beverly Jenkins

Rare Danger by Beverly Jenkins, Narrated by Kim Staunton

Jasmine Ware loves curating books for her exclusive clientele. But when a rare manuscript goes missing, Jasmine and Air Force veteran Torr Noble must band together and search for the thief. As their search draws them closer, will their partnership become more than professional?

A graphic of the cover of While We were Dating by Jasmine Guillory

While We Were Dating by Jasmine Guillory, Narrated by Janina Edwards

Marketing professional Ben Stephens lands the account of his dreams featuring Anna Gardner, one of America’s best actresses. But when Anna’s father ends up in the hospital, everything he’s worked towards might be in jeopardy. Ben volunteers to drive Anna to the hospital and to ensure her safe return so they can resume filming. But what starts out as a road trip for business reasons, soon turns into something more.

A graphic of the cover of First Comes Like by Alisha Rai

First Comes Like by Alisha Rai, Narrated by Saira Ayers and Neil Shah

Makeup influencer Jia Ahmed is determined to make her mark on the beauty world. But when a man shows up in her DMs, unaware of who she is, Jia can’t help but be intrigued. Bollywood star Dev Dexit has no idea that the woman he’s been flirting with is actually a huge influencer. Can they get past their own careers to grow their relationship into something deeper?

A graphic of the cover of The Fastest Way to Fall by Denise Williams

The Fastest Way to Fall by Denise Williams, Narrated by N’Jameh Camara, Teddy Hamilton, and Denise Williams

Body positive writer Britta Colby is pretty skeptical when she’s asked to review a new fitness app. But Britta finds herself drawn to the CEO of FitMi Fitness, Wes Lawson, and as weeks pass, she begins to suspect that she and Wes might be a little more than “just friends.”

For even more romantic listens, check out Romance on Audio: Ten Terrific Narrators and 8 Great Contemporary Romance Audiobooks.