Discover all the best, upcoming releases in romance coming this January 2021. These are the new releases that I’m most looking forward to reading and which you should mark on your to read list.
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New Romance Book Releases Coming in January 2021
Just when I think I might take a break from reading new releases and actually tackle my ever growing pile of books on my “to read” list, one or more new releases catch my eye and I’m hooked!
This month there’s not just one but several new romance book releases coming that I’m so excited to read.
Sorry, TBR pile, I might not make such a big dent in you after all this January.
Most Anticipated Romance Books
Every January I also like to look at what the romance book world has to offer for the year ahead.
I select my most anticipated romance books that are already scheduled for the year and count down to their releases.
Several romance books that made this year’s Most Anticipated Romance Books of 2021 list are releasing THIS month!
These new releases will tide me over as I wait for the rest of the novels on that list to release this coming year.
Variety in January’s New Releases
While I do have my favorite romance book sub-genres and romance book tropes, I’m not one to only read one type of romance novel. Variety is the spice of life is it not?
This month’s most anticipated new book releases offer something for everyone and many of my favorite tropes.
I finally have a new MM romance to look forward to as well as more enemies to lovers, sports romance, and office romance stories.
If you’re looking for a mafia romance book or a poly romance novel, this month’s new releases have that for you too.
Check out all of my recommended new book releases coming this January below, and keep up to date with all new releases on my upcoming releases page.
January New Romance Book Releases from My Favorite Authors:
The Strike Out
by Meghan Quinn
January 4, 2021
She was the hot diner waitress putting herself through school and I was the rich, arrogant ball player she misjudged.
But one day was all it took to change her mind and now she’s mine. So why do I feel like I’m losing her and I’m going to strike out with the only girl I’ve fallen for?
YES! We finally get Holt’s full story and I cannot wait. Quinn gave us a taste in the compilation, Team Player 2 , and it was so so good but aren’t all of her baseball boys?!
by Sarina Bowen
January 12, 2021
Kieran has a secret that he needs to keep only it’s becoming more and more difficult ever since his new roommate moved in.
He can’t stop thinking about Roderick, the only person who knows the truth – tempting him to lose everything.
If Sarina Bowen is releasing a new MM romance, I am so on it! Especially if it’s about a broody lumberjack.
I’m so excited about this book that it made my list of Most Anticipated Romance Books of 2021.
by Vi Keeland
January 18, 2021
I first med Hudson Rothchild at a wedding.
My attraction to the groomsman was immediate and our chemistry was off the charts. We were having a great time until he realized I wasn’t who he thought he was.
That’s when I fled, leaving everything behind, including my cell phone. But who should find it? Yep. The gorgeous and now angry Hudson who’s now hot on my tail.
I love how this romance book looks to have a unique take on a modern Cinderella story and I cannot wait to see what she does with it.
It too made my list of Most Anticipated Romance Books of 2021.
Not My Match
by Ilsa Madden-Mills
Friends to Lovers Romance, Sports Romance
January 19, 2021
I’m sworn to stay away from Giselle, the sweet girl genius. But when she ends up homeless, I can’t help but invite her to live with me.
Not only does she need a place to stay, but she it’s clear she also needs help in the love department.
The only problem is the more I play matchmaker for the twenty-four-year-old virgin, the more I want her for my own.
A friends to lovers story featuring a virgin tempting a star wide receiver? I’m swooning already.
I love the relationship coach/match making romance book trope, which is why this one also made my list of Most Anticipated Romance Books of 2021.
How to Save a Life
by P. Dangelico
January 19, 2021
Riley James has her sight set on goals to achieve, a business to grow and dreams to achieve. No way is she going to let anyone get in her way, except maybe Jordan West.
When tragedy strikes, entrusting Jordan with the care of a toddler, he needs all the help he can get.
It’s been way too long since I read a P. Dangelico book so I cannot wait to read this new release.
Another January new romance book release to make my Most Anticipated Romance Books of 2021 list.
The Finish Line
by Kate Stewart
January 26, 2021
The Ravenhood Duet is now a three part series with The Finish Line! You don’t want to miss it.
More Upcoming Book Releases for January:
by Ava Harrison
January 4, 2021
My life is in shambles so I took a job in the one place I shouldn’t.
And the bad boy who tempts me from the moment I first saw him is none other than, Drew Lawson, owner of the hottest club in the city…and my new boss.
It’s time I read an Ava Harrison romance novel and this may just be the one!
by Adriana Locke
Enemies to Lovers Romance
January 5, 2021
Coy Mason is a jerk. He was always the small-town, boy next door but now he’s the country music star that is still pushing Bellamy’s buttons.
Only One Night
by Natasha Madison
January 5, 2021
I didn’t want to go to my best friend’s bachelorette party but it was only one night, and one it turns out I’d never forget…with him.
I never expected to see him again, but then I came face to face with the captain of the Dallas Oilers and his wife.
You can never read enough hockey romance books so this one was an easy addition to my TBR list!
The Fourth Time Charm
by Maya Hughes
Friends to Lovers, College Romance
January 7, 2021
Why did I have to go and fall for my best friend? My coach’s daughter? And will I have to choose between my football dreams or our friendship?
You don’t have to twist my arm to read a sports romance book and I love the set up of this friends to lovers story.
by Rachel Van Dyken
January 12, 2021
Ash’s fiancé is dead and he blames Annie Smith. She’s his worst enemy and yet she’s under his father’s protection.
With her stuck in his life, Ash can’t decide if he wants to strangle her or kiss her, but either way, he plans to destroy her.
I’m excited to dip my toes into the mafia romance world and this book blurb just sucked me right in. Plus the cover is so intriguing!
How to Get Lucky
by Lauren Blakely and Joe Arden
January 20, 2021
What do you do when you find out that the woman you brought home last night is your boss’ little sister? You don’t touch again, that’s what.
Yet when London asks me to help her with a work project, one that has us working late every night, my will power may not be so strong after all.
I just think it’s pretty cool that Lauren Blakely teamed up with award winning romance narrator, Joe Arden for this one!
by Carrie Aarons
January 22, 2021
Walker Callahan has loved from afar for as long as he can remember.
The woman he loves is already married with children but when the ugly secrets of her marriage make the light of day, he’ll have to risk his own future and show her how to trust again or miss his chance.
I could already tell how much Walker cared for Hannah in the first book of this series. I have a feeling it’s going to tug on my heart strings for sure.
The Ex Talk
by Rachel Lynn Soloman
Enemies to Lovers
January 26, 2021
Shay Goldstein has been a producer at her Seattle public radio station for nearly a decade. She loves her job but lately it’s one big headache due to her newest colleague, Dominic Yum.
Now she’s paired with him as her co-host for the new show, The Ex Talk, posing as exes, and sharing relationship advice live on the air.
The show is an instant hit but as the show’s popularity grows, so does their deception as the two start to fall for one another.
This looks to be a fantastic enemies to lovers romance so I’m counting the days to read this one.
Since I love this trope, it’s also on my Most Anticipated Romance Books of 2021 list.
by Nikki Sloane
January 26, 2021
My new boyfriend is a stiff, buttoned-up architect. But when the biggest project of his career pulls him away, his solution to fulfill my needs is Travis under Clay’s watchful direction.
These two men couldn’t be more different, but the one thing they share is me and one day I will have to choose.
Oh I can only imagine how HOT this book is going to be as Nikki Sloane always brings the heat!
I’m excited to see the differences between Travis and Clay and how they both please her.
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