if you don’t know what 365 DNI is…it’s trash, to say the least. in other words, it’s a weak (but funny) attempt at erotic romance, with questionable behaviors and quite frankly, absolutely no plot.
of course, i watched it and…i had a great laugh. it was just…THAT. i thought that instead of wasting two hours watching that movie, i could have read some amazing books. and then i was like hey! time for a recommendation post!
also i just needed a reason to recommend books.
SO. LET’S GO! SIX BOOKS/SERIES TO READ INSTEAD OF WATCHING 365 DNI
(click on the covers for more info about the book!)
the forbidden hearts series, by alisha rai
this series is erotic romance, just like 365 DNI, but like the forbidden hearts series >>>>
it is hot and sweet at the same time, so amazing and wholesome and i just– i have so many feelings towards these books. they have all the great tropes (like second!! chance!! romance!!). it also casts powerful women and is sex-positive.
i know i talk about this series all the time but it’s just soooo good so pleaaase pick it up!!
a gentleman in the street, by alisha rai
another book by the same author, i know. but i couldn’t NOT include this one because it’s one of my favorite romances of all-time. the main character is also a very powerful woman, open about her sexuality and proud of it. i felt like i could kick ass just by reading from her point of view.
also just pick up all of alisha rai’s books because !!!! READ THEM.
the reluctant royals series, by alyssa cole
i mean, love stories involving princes and dukes? SIGN ME UP!
now i haven’t read all the books in this series, but i’m definitely planning on continuing with it, and am really recommending it. i just had such a fun time reading it because it’s so! good! alyssa cole knows how to make you fall in love with her characters, and everything is just soooo cuteeee.
guarding temptation, by talia hibbert
this is a quick novella that you can read in one sitting, and i can assure you that you will because it’s sooo addicting. i picked it up just to see what it’s about. next thing i knew i was done with it. usually i’m left wanting more when i read novellas, but this one? it was perfectly paced, perfectly written and perfectly perfect.
also just read all of talia hibbert’s books because she knows the words. she has talent and it should be supported.
the worst best man, by mia sosa
ENNEMIES-TO-LOVERS ENTHUSIASTS GATHER UP!!!
this book is delight wrapped in a story. it’s funny, cute, hot and SO AMAZING OVERALL. i really cannot scream enough about this book because it’s just so good. you will fly through the book in no-time. the dynamics between the couple? a+. the romance? a+. the character development? a+. everything? a+.
i would also highly recommend picking up the audiobook if you have the chance because it definitely enhanced my reading experience.
forbidden, by beverly jenkins
what would a romance recommendation post be without talking about beverly jenkins? the woman has talent and it should be said. i’m feeling ashamed that i have only read one of her books (this WILL change), but it’s one of my favorites of all-time. this book is not only an adorable read, it’s also educational on racism against Black people. though it’s a historical romance, the issues discussed are relevant to this day.
also, beverly jenkins has 20+ books (the woman has been writing since the 90s), so definitely check out her other books as well.
aaaaand that’s it! please pick up all of these books as soon as possible because they really deserve it! i hope you enjoy them all!
BEFORE YOU GO!!
i wanted to say on here that i officially made a ko-fi! if you like my content and would like to support me, i would be eternally grateful. you don’t have to, of course. but it would be nice.
have you watched 365 DNI? (if you haven’t, please spare yourself.) what’s your favorite romance book? have you read any of the books mentioned above? what were your thoughts?
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