What To Read After Love Theoretically

So, you've just finished devouring Ali Hazelwood's captivating collection of Love, Theoretically novellas, and you're probably feeling a mix of emotions – a sense of fulfilment, a hint of lust, but most certainly a yearning for more of this heartwarming charm. 

Well, fear not! In this blog post, we're here to guide and help you discover the perfect reads to follow Love, Theoretically. 

Whether you're in the mood for more rom-com goodness, craving some drama, or simply seeking another story that'll tug at your heartstrings, we've got you covered.


Books To Read After Love Theoretically


Icebreaker by Hannah Grace

Icebreaker – Hannah Grace

Why we love it:

- This book has all the right stuff, drama, spice and, of course, love.
- It is a true comfort book with a feel-good storyline and loveable characters.

Icebreaker by Hannah Grace is a compelling read to add to your modern romance collection. Grace takes readers on a loving adventure set in the icy wilderness of Antarctica. Icebreaker follows Anastasia, a competitive figure skater whose partner gets injured. In steps, Nathan, the hockey team Captain, is forced to train with Anastasia to make up for the mishap that hurt her partner. It's not the most original plotline, but this book has much more depth than your typical romcom, with the two main characters really getting into deep conversations as they work through their problems.


Wildfire by Hannah Grace

Wildfire – Hannah Grace

Why we love it:

- Relatable characters you’ll fall in love with.
- It's a great mix of laugh-out-loud moments, sweet romance, great chemistry, and some heavier moments.

Wildfire by Hannah Grace is a perfect post Love, Theoretically read. Wildfire takes readers on a riveting journey of love when Russ and Aurora reconnect after one passionate night together. So imagine their surprise when they realise they’ll be camp counsellors together this summer! Grace, as the fantastic writer she is, weaves in emotional themes coupled with some great humour, lightheartedness, and steam; this book is sure to hit all the right spots for rom-com lovers. The characters are vibrant and funny, and we know you’ll love them as much as we did.


It Happened One Summer by Tessa Bailey

It Happened One Summer – Tessa Bailey

Why we love it:

- It is a true love story that will be everyone’s new guilty pleasure.
- The chemistry between the characters jumps off the page and has you hooked from the word go. 

It Happened One Summer offers a delightful change of scenery from the drudgery of your commute and adult life. This contemporary romance tells the story of Piper, a party girl, who finds herself in the wilds of the Pacific Northwest after a house party goes too far, and her stepfather promptly sends her away. But when a blue-eyed sea captain captures her attention, she is keen to prove she is more than just a pretty face. With its witty banter, steamy romance, and endearing characters, It Happened One Summer provides a lighthearted and heartwarming escape, making it a perfect choice for those seeking a dose of fun and romance. 


Hook, Like & Sinker by Tessa Bailey

Hook, Like & Sinker – Tessa Bailey

 Why we love it:

- The tension and chemistry these characters exude are potent; you can’t help but turn the page.
- This story oozes charm, love, sweetness and understanding, making it the perfect feel-good novel. 

Hook, Like & Sinker by Tessa Bailey is an excellent choice to follow up after the Love, Theoretically novellas. Bailey's book offers a sizzling and passionate romance set in a charming seaside town. Bailey masterfully weaves a tale of love, self-discovery, and second chances, the perfect read for those who crave the same sensuality and romance that Love, Theoretically brought them.


Magnolia Parks by Jessa Hastings

Magnolia Parks – Jessa Hastings

Why we love it:

- A book that will take you through the full range of emotions from love to pain, to hate and happiness.
- More relatable characters that offer great entertainment throughout.

Magnolia Parks tells the tale of two characters. One is a beautiful, self-involved and mildly crazy London socialite, and he is Britain's most photographed bad boy, who also happened to break her heart not so long ago. Despite the tensions surrounding them, these two are still drawn to each other, no matter how much they try to deny it. This book is perfect for your next read after Love, Theoretically, as it holds the same romantic tension that we know and love from Ali Hazelwood but a new way of romantic storytelling that you’re sure to fall in love with. 


Looking for your next Ali Hazelwood book to read? Check out our post on the definitive order to read Ali Hazelwood's books!


Powerless by Lauren Roberts

Powerless – Lauren Roberts

Why we love it:

- A fast pace storyline that you won’t want to put down.
- There is never a dull moment in this book, and the characters certainly bring the romance throughout.

This book is the perfect novel to escape to and be completely absorbed by. With the banishment of the ordinary from the kingdom of Ilya, this fight for survival is real. But when two people from opposite worlds meet, they can’t help but feel they’ve been drawn together, but the powers surrounding them will do everything they can to ensure these two worlds never collide. If you’re looking for the same romance and drama brought to you by Love, Theoretically, but fancy a bit of fantasy on the side, then this book is the perfect next read for you. 


The Long Game by Elena Armas

The Long Game – Elena Armas

Why we love it:

- The characters will make you swoon, burst into fits of laughter, and send your temperature soaring.
- This book is an absolute gem with memorable characters, a captivating storyline, and a love story that will tug at your heartstrings.

The Long Game by Elena Armas is a captivating choice to read after Ali Hazelwood's Love, Theoretically. This contemporary romance novel explores complex relationships, career ambitions, and personal growth, creating an emotionally charged narrative. Armas' vivid character development and compelling love story make it a passionate read. It provides a refreshing change of pace from Love, Theoretically, while maintaining a focus on the profound connections that shape our lives, making it a perfect choice for fans of all things romance.


Dating You, Hating You by Christina Lauren

Dating You, Hating You – Christina Lauren

Why we love it:

- Fun and funny, adorable, tense and heart-warming.
- Fascinating characters that you will be rooting for throughout every twist and turn of the book.

Dating You, Hating You by Christina Lauren is a delightful choice to follow Ali Hazelwood's Love, Theoretically. This witty tale of two professionals in a cutthroat job market navigating the ups and downs of office politics and budding romance is a refreshing change. It's a lighthearted page-turner that provides the same enjoyable romance from Hazelwood's books while exploring the new complexities of modern relationships.


The True Love Experiment by Christina Lauren

The True Love Experiment – Christina Lauren

Why we love it:

- This book is a love letter to romance novels, with the perfect characters to fall in love with too.
- Lauren’s writing is delightfully witty, with chapters that perfectly absorb you into the plot.

The True Love Experiment is a contemporary romance with depth and humour. It explores the hardships of love in the modern world, with a narrative combining witty banter, relatable characters, and emotion. It's a delightful and thought-provoking read, providing a perfect transition from the world of Hazelwood's novellas into the heartwarming realm of contemporary love stories so brilliantly written by Christina Lauren.


 A Long Time Coming by Meghan Quinn

A Long Time Coming – Meghan Quinn

Why we love it:

- The romance is perfection, and this story's wit, banter and swoons are also glorious.
- It’s an effortless, slow-burning friends-to-lovers story with the most loveable hero and heroine.

This book is a heartwarming journey of second chances, reconciliation, and personal growth. Its engaging characters, witty dialogue, and emotional depth provide a captivating escape into the world of love and relationships. A Long Time Coming reminds us that love can be messy and imperfect but ultimately worth the effort. This is a great follow-up read to Hazelwood's novellas, exploring love's turbulent nature in a more lighthearted way.



So now there’s no need to worry when you come to the end of Ali Hazelwood’s Love, Theoretically novellas, as with this list of the perfect follow-up reads, you’ll be sure to enjoy plenty more engaging and page-turning reads. From star-crossed lovers to books that let you escape to another world, you’ll be able to find the same romance stories you know and love from Hazelwood’s novellas with this collection of great reads. 

If you’re after more book recommendations, then our blog on The Best Chick Lit Books To Read has some great books for you to choose from. 


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