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Kerry Winfrey

Kerry Winfrey grew up in Bellville, Ohio, where she spent most of her time reading inappropriate books at the library. Not much has changed. Kerry writes for HelloGiggles and blogs at She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband, their son, and their dog, Merlin. You can find her on Twitter @KerryAnn.

Genres: Romance

Kerry Winfrey recommends
Meet Me at Midnight (2019)
Jessica Pennington
"A swoony, snarky, perfect romance, set during the summer before college when anything (even falling for your sworn enemy...) is possible. A must-read for YA romance fans!"
Mismatched in Manhattan (2020)
Tash Skilton
"A sweet, genuinely funny, banter-filled delight of a rom-com. I absolutely loved this modern day You've Got Mail."
Something to Talk About (2020)
Meryl Wilsner
"[A] supremely readable slow-burn romance that had me yelling, ‘JUST KISS ALREADY!’ as I flew through the pages."
Happily Whatever After (2020)
Stewart Lewis
"A smart, modern look at finding love and figuring out what really matters. Stewart Lewis has created a funny and sometimes poignant story of self-discovery with a moving family relationship at its core."
The Ex Talk (2021)
Rachel Lynn Solomon
"An impossibly funny and extraordinarily swoon-worthy romance brimming with banter-filled sexual tension! I fell in love with Dominic and Shay and read the entire book with a smile on my face. Rachel Lynn Solomon has written a rom-com perfect for anyone who's ever felt not quite good enough."
Better Than the Movies (2021)
Lynn Painter
"Better Than the Movies is a sweet and funny love letter to romantic comedies that shows how happily ever afters can help us navigate our toughest moments. I loved watching Liz learn that unexpected plot twists sometimes make the best stories. Perfect for anyone who wishes their life had a film-worthy soundtrack, a quirky wardrobe, and a memorable meet cute."
Between You, Me, and the Honeybees (2021)
Amelia Diane Coombs
"A big-hearted and compassionate look at the complexity of growing up, navigating relationships, and figuring out how you want your life to look. Amelia Diane Coombs has created a wonderful character in Josie, whose struggles with anxiety feel completely believable. I loved this sweet romance set in the world of beekeeping!"
The Layover (2021)
Lacie Waldon
"Once I started The Layover, I couldn't put it down! Lacie Waldon has written a super fun, witty, and romantic enemies-to-lovers rom-com that had me flying through the pages. And as a bonus, I loved the peek behind the curtain into the lives of flight attendants. This is a lovely escape full of sun, swoons, and sexual tension."
Too Good to Be Real (2021)
Melonie Johnson
"Sweet, sexy,...perfect for anyone who craves meet-cutes, serenades, long walks on the beach, and even a grand gesture or two."
Payback's a Witch (2021)
(Witches of Thistle Grove, book 1)
Lana Harper
"A sexy, charming, and completely magical romance full of sparkling dialogue and loveable characters. Emmy’s quest to find out where she belongs is so relatable, with some spells and supernatural elements included to spice things up. And Emmy’s hometown, Thistle Grove, is so enchanting that I found myself wishing I could plan a visit! Reading Payback's a Witch is like curling up with a big mug of cider on a perfect autumn day."
The Donut Trap (2021)
Julie Tieu
"Julie Tieu's debut is a sweet and sparkly love story about figuring out what you really want out of life and having the courage to go for it. Many readers will relate to Jasmine and her post-college struggles as she attempts to find love and a new job outside of her family's donut shop. I loved her family and the way they supported each other, even when they didn't always understand each other. This realistic, donut-filled romance is such a treat."
Love, Lists, and Fancy Ships (2021)
Sarah Grunder Ruiz
"I laughed, I cried, and I became super invested in Jo's delightfully slow burn romance with the single dad known as Hot Yacht Chef. This is the perfect beach read, as long as your beach bag contains a box of tissues."
The Wedding Ringer (2021)
Kerry Rea
"I loved this warm hug of a book! The Wedding Ringer explores the pitfall-filled world of adult friendships, from the shock of an unexpected friend breakup to the difficulty of making new friends. Most importantly, it shows that no matter what tough situation you're facing, you can get through it by being vulnerable and finding support. Full of hilarious dialogue and heartstring-tugging moments, this book made me laugh and cry. I loved every second of it, and I can't wait to read what Kerry Rea writes next."
I'm So (Not) Over You (2022)
Kosoko Jackson
"A witty and fast-paced romance full of rapid-fire dialogue, laugh-out-loud one liners, and spot-on pop culture references. I'm So (Not) Over You is full of swoon-worthy and sizzling romantic moments, but it's also about following your heart and figuring out what you want to do with your life."
By Any Other Name (2022)
Lauren Kate
"An incredibly romantic love story that's full of surprises, By Any Other Name is perfect for anyone who dreams of happily ever afters."
Never Been Kissed (2022)
(Boy Meets Boy, book 1)
Timothy Janovsky
"A joy-filled story about first love and finding yourself, Never Been Kissed is a nostalgic but still totally fresh read that's full of heart. Wren is an absolutely adorable rom-com hero, and his movie references make this the perfect romance for film buffs."
Set on You (2022)
(Influencer, book 1)
Amy Lea
"Set on You is an incredibly fun and sexy slow burn, enemies-to-lovers rom-com that had me invested from the first page. And in between all the steamy and swoony scenes, there's also a thoughtful exploration of body positivity and the true meaning of loving yourself."
As Seen on TV (2022)
Meredith Schorr
"Perfect for anyone who's ever dreamed of escaping into the world of Hallmark movies with small-town festivals, quaint bakeries, and friendly townspeople. It was so much fun to watch Adina learn that sometimes real life and true love are a bit messier (but way better) than TV."
No Funny Business (2022)
Amanda Aksel
"Brimming with pop culture references and hilarious situations, No Funny Business is a smart, sharp look at the world of stand-up comedy. It was a joy to watch Olivia learn that the only thing riskier than stepping on stage is falling in love."
Love in the Time of Serial Killers (2022)
Alicia Thompson
"Love in the Time of Serial Killers is a smart, sexy, and unique rom-com that I couldn?t put down! Phoebe is an immensely relatable and likable character, one whose prickly exterior hides a deep fear of vulnerability. It's a joy to watch her realize that the only thing scarier than a grisly murder is falling in love. The dialogue is laugh out loud funny and the pop culture references are unexpected and hilarious, but the book really shines because of its warmth and heart. Phoebe's relationships with Sam, her brother Conner, and even a stray cat are enough to make even the most hardened true crime fan tear up."

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