A book for every romance trope. (part 1)

Love triangle.

The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes.

Avery Grambs has a plan for a brighter future: go through high school, obtain a scholarship, and leave. When millionaire Tobias Hawthorne dies and gives Avery almost his entire wealth, her fortunes shift in an instant. What’s the catch? Avery doesn’t know why, or who Tobias Hawthorne is. Avery must move into the huge, hidden passage-filled Hawthorne House to accept her inheritance, where every room bears the old man’s touch—and his love of puzzles, riddles, and codes.Unfortunately for Avery, Hawthorne House is also home to the family that Tobias Hawthorne has recently evicted. The four Hawthorne grandchildren are among them: dangerous, charismatic, smart guys who grew up with the expectation of inheriting billions one day. Grayson Hawthorne, the heir apparent, is convinced that Avery is a scam artist and is determined to bring her down. Jameson, their grandfather’s final hurrah, sees her as a twisted conundrum, a puzzle to be solved. Avery will have to play the game herself to survive in a world of money and power, with danger lurking around every corner.

Grumpy and sunshine.

Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan.

So starts the newest whirlwind romance from the bestselling writers of Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist, the latest whirlwind romance from the bestselling authors of Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist. Lily has placed a red notebook full of dares on the shelf of a favourite bookshop, waiting for the right person to come along and accept them. Is Dash, however, the ideal person for the job? Or are Dash and Lily doomed to swap dares, aspirations, and wishes in a notebook they pass back and forth at various spots across New York? Could their real-life selves relate as well as their virtual ones? Or will they be a hilarious mismatch of epic proportions? Rachel Cohn and David Levithan have crafted a love storey that will have readers hunting for love on bookshop shelves.

Star-crossed lovers.

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo.

Ketterdam is a busy crossroads of international trade where anything can be gotten for the right price—a fact that criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker is well aware of. Kaz is offered the opportunity to take part in a dangerous robbery that may make him wealthy beyond his wildest dreams. But he won’t be able to do it alone…

A convicted criminal with a hunger for vengeance

A sniper who can’t afford to lose a bet

A fugitive from justice with a privileged past

The Wraith is a sassy spy.

A Heartrender uses her abilities to keep herself alive amid the slums.

A criminal with a knack for improbable escapes

If they don’t murder each other first, Kaz’s crew may be the only thing standing between the Earth and disaster.

Fake dating.

The Deal by Elle Kennedy.

Hannah Wells has finally met someone who makes her want to turn on. However, while she may be self-assured in other areas of her life, she carries a lot of baggage. She’ll have to push herself out of her comfort zone if she wants to capture her crush’s attention… even if it means teaching the obnoxious, juvenile, conceited captain of the hockey team in return for a fake date.Garrett Graham’s only ambition after graduation has always been to play professional hockey, but his slipping GPA is jeopardising everything he’s fought so hard for. He’s all for helping a caustic brunette make another guy envious if it means keeping his spot on the squad. Garrett quickly realises that pretending isn’t going to cut it as one unexpected kiss. Now all he needs to do is persuade Hannah that the man she desires resembles him.

I’m here to kill you.

The Wrath and The Dawn by Renée Ahdieh.

Each morning brings misery to a new family in a kingdom controlled by a bloodthirsty boy-king. Khalid, Khorasan’s eighteen-year-old Caliph, is a monster. He takes a new wife every night, only to have a silk chain tied around her throat the next morning. When Shahrzad’s sixteen-year-old best friend is murdered by Khalid, he swears revenge and offers to be his next wife. Shahrzad is determined not just to survive, but also to put a stop to the caliph’s reign of terror.Shahrzad seduces Khalid night after night, telling him enthralling stories and securing her survival, despite the fact that she knows each morning may be her last. But then something unexpected happens: Khalid turns out to be nothing like she had imagined him to be. This monster is a young boy who has a broken heart. Surprisingly, Shahrzad finds herself in love. What gives that this is possible? It’s a heinous act of treachery. Even nevertheless, Shahrzad has come to realise that not everything in this marble and stone mansion is as it appears. She vows to find whatever secrets are hidden and, despite her love for him, to kill Khalid in retaliation for the numerous lives he has stolen. Will their love be able to endure in this world of secrets and stories?

Enemies to lovers.

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black.

When ude’s parents were slain, she and her two sisters were kidnapped and taken to the perilous High Court of Faerie. Jude, despite her mortality, wants nothing more than to belong there ten years later. However, many fey loathe humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the High King’s youngest and most vicious son.She must resist him–and bear the consequences–in order to get a seat on the Court.Jude finds her own propensity for deception and slaughter as she becomes further immersed in palace intrigues and deceptions. But, when treason threatens to drown the Faerie Courts in bloodshed, Jude will have to put her life on the line in a hazardous partnership to preserve her sisters and Faeri.

The Prince and the Commonner.

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard.

This is a universe where blood is separated into two types: red and silver. The Reds are commoners who are dominated by a Silver elite who wield godlike abilities. And it appears that nothing will ever change for Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the impoverished Stilts. That is, until she is offered a job at the Silver Palace. Mare realises that, despite her crimson blood, she wields a lethal power of her own here, surrounded by the individuals she despises the most. One that poses a challenge to the power equilibrium. Fearful of Mare’s potential, the Silvers declare her a long-lost Silver princess who is now betrothed to a Silver prince and conceal her in plain sight.Mare works quietly to aid the Red Guard, a militant opposition group, in overthrowing the Silver dictatorship, despite the fact that one error would result in her execution. Mare has engaged a hazardous dance—Reds against Silvers, prince against prince, and Mare against her own heart—in this realm of treachery and deception.