The Best College Romance Books to Spark Up Campus Life

When it comes to love, nothing quite compares to a college romance. College is a time for self-discovery and finding out who you are in the midst of all the excitement and anticipation. If you’re looking for the perfect college romance read, we’ve got you covered. Here are 6 must-read college romances that are sure to spark things up in your life.

What are college romance books?

College romance books often follow the typical protagonist who is unafraid to take risks and explore their identity. They can also be about how people find themselves through their romances. College is one of the best times of a person’s life because you’re young, free, and have a whole world to explore. Whether you’re going to a huge university or a small private school with just a few hundred students, the time you spend attending college will shape you and your love life. Regardless of what type of love story you’re into, there are plenty of college romance books out there for you!

College Romance Books - Push the Envelope by Rochelle Paige

1. Push the Envelope (Blythe College Book 1)

by Rochelle Paige

After a messy breakup with her high school sweetheart, boys haven’t been on Alexa’s radar in years. Now a junior in college, she has her focus on school when Drake Bennett transfers to Blythe College. Drake isn’t at the school for the academics or the girls that are instantly attracted to him; he’s there for the rugby team. But when Drake meets Alexa, he knows that he has met his match.

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College Romance Books - The Deal by Elle Kennedy

2. The Deal (Off-Campus Book 1)

by Elle Kennedy

Confident in most aspects of her life, sarcastic Hannah Wells knows that she will have to step out of her comfort zone to get the attention of her new crush. She’s sure to get his attention after agreeing to tutor the captain of the hockey team, Garrett Graham, in exchange for a fake date to make her crush jealous. But when Garrett shares an unexpected kiss with Hannah, pretend dating no longer cuts it—he will need to convince her that he’s the guy she needs.

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College Romance Books - Bearly Awake by D.R. Perry

3. Bearly Awake (Providence Paranormal College Book 1)

by D.R. Perry

Flunking out of Providence Paranormal College is something that bear shifter Bobby Tremain can’t afford to do. The first of his family to attend college, he knows that he will need help from a tutor if he wants to pass his exams. Lynn Frampton is at the top of her class, but she’s having trouble making friends because of her intimidating intellect. In helping each other, will Bobby and Lynn also fall for each other?

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College Romance Books - #Meant to Be by Yesenia Vargas

4. #MeantToBe (#BestFriendsForever Book 6)

by Yesenia Vargas

Adam doesn’t want to spend his four years of college waiting for someone to feel the same way about him. While there’s someone stuck on his mind, he knows that he must learn to open his heart and let others in. Brooklyn and her boyfriend have been together for three years and she doesn’t know what is worse: starting over or staying in a toxic relationship. One decision will turn her life upside down.

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College Romance Books - Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover

5. Maybe Someday (Maybe Someday Book 1)

by Colleen Hoover

Sydney has a stable and reliable life; she’s a hardworking student, works a part-time job, lives with her best friend, and has a steady relationship with Hunter. Not to mention the intriguing guitar music she hears from a nearby balcony each night. But when Hunter is exposed for cheating on Sydney, she finds herself stuck figuring out what to do next. When she suddenly can’t keep her eyes off of the guitar player, Ridge, they find themselves needing each other more than they know.

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College Romance Books - This is Falling by Ginger Scott

6. This Is Falling (The Falling Series Book 1)

by Ginger Scott

There are a thousand miles between Rowe Stanton and her past. Going to college far from home was a choice she made to escape her stolen youth and start life over. Guys like Nate Preeter aren’t supposed to pay attention to Rowe and stay when her past is revealed. But Nate surprises Rowe when he stays and shows her everything that she has been missing.

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