Join She Reads Romance Books for the January 2020 Romance Book Reading Challenge.
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The January 2020 Romance Book Reading Challenge is On!
Are you ready to kick off 2020 with this year’s romance book reading challenge?! Let’s do this.
This month’s challenge is an easy start to kick us off. All you have to do is pick your choice of a contemporary romance book– and the choices are endless with this genre.
Contemporary Romance – January’s Reading Challenge Selection
Contemporary romance novels, according to Romance Writers of America, are romance novels that are set from 1950 to the present that focus primarily on the romantic relationship, have a central love story and an emotionally satisfying ending.
Within contemporary romances as with other genres, books are also often catagorized by trope. Tropes give more information to the overall plot of the story. Popular romance book tropes include:
- Friends to Lovers
- Enemies to Lovers
- Second Chance Romance
- Fake Relationships
- Forbidden Love
- Jilted Bride
- Office Romance
- Opposites Attract
- and the list can go on!
To help you make your selection for this month, you can check out the lists below for suggested titles or view my favorite authors list and browse through their titles as you can’t go wrong with one of them.
Want to Increase the Challenge?
If you’re ready to read more than one romance book this month or really love this month’s genre, then you can tackle the January monthly romance book reading challenge.
With this month’s reading challenge, I’ve given you four additional categories for selecting a contemporary romance book read in January. You can try one, two, or all four. So if you’re up to reading more romance books this month, you can select:
- A 2019 Romance Book Favorite
- A January 2020 New Release
- A 2019 Goodreads Choice Awards Romance Book Nominee
- A book from a new author to you
What’s My January 2020 Romance Book Challenge Selection?
by Sarina Bowen
My January 2020 Romance Book Reading Challenge Selection is Heartland by Sarina Bowen. This is one of my most anticipated romance books for 2020 so I’m excited to dive right into this romance book by one of my most favorite authors this month.
Book 7 of the True North series, Heartland brings us Dylan’s story, which is a friends-to-lovers romance. Not just any friends-to-lovers romance, but it looks like one of my favorites – the relationship coach book, where Dylan is propositioned at college by his socially awkward best friend to tutor her outside the classroom. I can’t wait to see where that goes!
What’s Up Next in February?
Be sure to share in the comments below what you are reading this month and we will cheer you along! Then get ready for February’s Romance Book Reading Challenge when we’ll take on erotic romance. 🙂
Don’t Miss a Challenge!
Don’t miss a single challenge or book recommendation so be sure to join my email list (and in doing so you’ll also get my list of top 10 romance book boyfriends – bonus!). Sign up here. You’ll also want to like my Facebook page where I’ll offer support throughout this reading challenge and where you can share your book selections and your progress.
- February 2020 Romance Book Reading Challenge
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- December 2020 Romance Book Reading Challenge
- 2021 Romance Book Reading Challenge
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