18 Light and Funny Romance Novels to Read this Summer

I am a huge lover of all things romance and all things books. I love picking up a great romance novel and escaping my life for a few minutes here and there (the life of a mother!). There are plenty of great love stories that are light and funny to read during the summer months. Romantic comedy novels are the best escapist read, and I absolutely love a funny romance novel.

Whether you are lounging on the beach, enjoying your well-deserved vacation, or merely snatching a few minutes after work- pick up one of these books and enjoy the hot days of summer with these hilarious romance novels.

You don’t want to be reading a heavy, unpredictable novel during this time of the year. But you still want something that will be an entertaining read. Here are 18 light and funny romance novels for your summer reading list.

These are great for moms just looking to pick up a book or two or who are ready to dive into their next romantic comedy on paper!

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18 Light and Funny Romance Novels to Read this Summer

The Kiss Quotient

The Kiss Quotient

Sometimes it’s not about how much data you have, it’s about what you do with it. A heartwarming and refreshing debut novel that proves one thing: there’s no data in the world that can predict what will make your heart tick

Very Sincerely Yours

Very Sincerely Yours

When Teddy and Everett start communicating by letter they have no idea what the other person looks like. Having never met in person they’re romance unfolds through letters back and forth. But what will happen when they finally meet in person?

Act Your Age, Eve Brown: A Novel (The Brown Sisters, 3)

Act Your Age, Eve Brown

These two are polar opposites. Eve Brown is a certified hot mess, and Jacob Wayne is always in control. What follows are hilarious enemies-to-lovers stories that will make you laugh out loud.

Bringing Down the Duke (A League of Extraordinary Women)

Bringing Down the Duke

A fiery love story combined with some suffragette heroes? Count me in! This hilarious historical romance with a powerful duke makes it a great funny romance novel with an alpha male and female! I really love this book!

Love in the City

Love in the City

When a New Zealand girl ends up in NYC it’s better than she could have imagined. When she meets her neighbor Michael than her dreams become even more of a fantasy. Will she get her happily ever after?

Get a Life, Chloe Brown: A Novel (The Brown Sisters, 1)

Get a Life, Chloe Brown: A Novel

A witty, hilarious romantic comedy about a woman who’s tired of being “boring” and recruits her mysterious, sexy neighbor to help her experience new things. Chloe Brown is a grown woman, who’s so over being boring. Ready to try new things, she recruits her sexy neighbor to help her experience the world. Get ready for a laugh-out-loud, swoon-worthy romantic comedy that’s totally unputdownable!

A Court of Thorns and Roses

A Court of Thorns and Roses

Love fantasy? Love romance? Here you go! This seductive, breathtaking book that blends romance, adventure, and faerie lore into an unforgettable read. A Court of Thorn and Roses is a high fantasy novel that provides all of the beauty and danger of a traditional fairytale. Weaving together themes as diverse as love and loss, coming-of-age, and the power of words, it’s sure to consume you whole. You won’t want to put it down.

The Dating Plan

The Dating Plan

What if you had a step-by-step plan to find your mate? Follow these five easy steps and you’ll be on your way to true love. But what happens when an unexpected spark makes it hard to stick with the plan? That was never supposed to happen! Find out how these two fated friends make their way through life, love, and marriage in this hilarious and heartfelt romantic comedy that will make you believe in fate again

Destination Wedding: A Novel

Destination Wedding: A Novel

What could go wrong at a lavish Indian wedding with your best friend and your entire family? Infused with warmth and charm, Destination Wedding grapples with the nuances of family, careers, belonging, and how we find the people who make a place feel like home. Pull up a chair, set aside your differences, and find the space for everyone in your family. Destination Wedding is the heartwarming story of misplaced ambitions and new beginnings.

A French Wedding: A Novel

A French Wedding

A French Wedding is a lovely novel about six college friends reuniting on the coast of Brittany to celebrate one of their own’s fortieth birthdays. With sumptuous food and plenty of wine, the table is set for tricky romantic entanglements, fiery outbursts, and a range of secrets. A French Wedding is a perfect book for readers who enjoy a good cozy novel. It has romance, drama, and even a little mystery! With plenty of drama and humor, this is the book you’ll want to pick up on a lazy winter’s day.

The Only Thing Worse Than Me Is You: A Novel

The Only Thing Worse Than Me Is You: A Novel

With a mix of teen angst, sweet romance, and nerdy references that will make any fangirl rejoice, The Only Thing Worse Than Me is You is a story with it all. This captivating story follows the adventures of protagonist Alyssa as she navigates the challenges of high school and unrequited love. With fantastic characters and an interesting plot, this modern day fairytale is sure to keep you turning pages until the very last word.

The Bromance Book Club

The Bromance Book Club

The first rule of book club: You don’t talk about book club. A secret romance book club made up of Nashville’s top alpha men? Yes, thank you! Read along as they help Gavin save his marriage and win his wife’s trust and heart.

Roommaid: A Novel

Roommaid: A Novel

A charming romance about living your life one dream at a time. Rewarding job. Perfect guy. Great future. With everything so right, what could go wrong? Madison is about to find out. “Roomaid” is a modern-day love story. With an enchanting romance, it tells about the ups and downs of Madison’s life. When she has everything she’s ever wanted, she realizes soon enough that it’s not what she needs. This is a story that will touch you in ways you never expected, and leave you with a sense of hope for the future.

Love at First Like: A Novel

Love at First Like: A Novel

The rollicking tale of a young jewelry shop owner who accidentally leads her Instagram followers to believe that she’s engaged—and then decides to keep up the ruse. If you’re in the mood for a great comedy with an endearing protagonist, look no further than love at first like. Eliza’s antics to avoid spoiling her big news are hilarious and unrelenting. It reminds us that sometimes the most surprising things are the most true to ourselves.

40-Love (There's Something About Marysburg Book 2)

40-Love

NPR Books called this “A sexy, snappy and heartfelt romance,” and they were not wrong! If you are looking for a great time and light and funny romance novel, this is the book for you!

Twice Shy

Twice Shy

1 inheritance. 2 inheritors. Maybell and Wesley can’t be more different, but when they co-inherit the same house, they must start working together. Will our two fall in love while working together? Read the book and find out!

The Layover

The Layover

The reviews for this debut novel are off the charts! Described as a hilarious and witty romantic comedy, this is the perfect island romance to add to your summer reads. Enjoy reading about the glamorous lives of flight attendants, a layover in a tropical location, and, of course, lots of romance!

Room for Two (The Breakfast in Bed Series)

Room for Two

Asher and Dana have a plan that can’t possibly go wrong. While they pretend to be in a relationship to drive other women away, these two will have plenty of misunderstandings, and dare I say, some falling in love as well?

What are you planning on reading this summer? Will you be picking up one of these funny romance novels? Let me know!

Hi! I am a millennial mom with a passion for personal finance. I have always been “into” personal finance but got inspired to start my blog after a period of extended unemployment. That experience really changed the way I viewed my relationship with money and the importance of accessible personal finance education.

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