August is Read a Romance Month! We all love a good love story – the ones that make us swoon, the ones that make us laugh, and and even the ones that make us cry (I am looking at you, John Green!). A recent favorite is Nora Goes Off Script, a bright, funny, and feel-good romance by Annabel Monaghan:
Nora Hamilton’s job is romance. She is a screenwriter for The Romance Channel, writing sweet and witty romances with happy endings for its viewers. Her latest script is something different though – a darker tale about her own failed marriage. While not the stuff of the Romance Channel, Hollywood thinks it has potential and when the story opens, Nora is waiting on her front porch for the film crew and actors to come shoot some scenes in her backyard “tea house” which she uses for writing. She meets the stars of the movie, including handsome Leo Vance who plays her ex-husband. The film crew wraps up in just a few days but Leo stays on, willing to pay Nora $1000 a night to stay in her tea house and hide from his life for a while. Nora needs the cash, so she allows him to stay, and they form a friendship that leads to something more, something unexpected for Nora, who had thought, being a writer of romances, that she was immune from romance herself.
Click HERE to see this and other great romances, which are available to you right now on Overdrive. Or if physical books are more your thing, take a look at some recommendations below and plan your reading list for when the library reopens in a few short weeks!