Red, White, and Royal blue is considered to be the best Debut novel of all time. Yes, you heard it right, It is the debut novel for Caise McQuiston and turned out to be a bestseller. books like red white and royal blue.
The story of two young fellas, both privileged to be part of the Royal Family from different corners of the world and of different ideologies i.e First Son of America and Prince of Britain. Alex Claremount-Diaz and Prince Henry are the couples in the story.
The story begins when they meet at a royal wedding where they had to fake their friendship for Prez Ellan Claremont to retain her position as president of the nation followed by zigs and zags further in the story.
People loved this book as it’s not just a Romantic story, the story touches the heart as its emotional, comedy, and gay romance. The Expectation of the people of the Nation makes them forced to keep their feelings of homosexuality to themselves as both had big chit on their shoulders.
Book Author: Casie McQuiston
Publishing Date: May 2019
Characters: Alex Claremount-Diaz, Prince Henry, Prez Ellen Claremont, June Claremont-Diaz, etc.
Category: LGBT, Comedy, Romance.
1. One To Watch By Kate Stayman-London
One to Watch is one of its kinds of a fiction stories. The story of a plus-sized influencer who has a great life, good friends, and family that anyone would wish for. Bea Schumacher is obsessed with this reality show which is a kind of matrimonial platform for Bachelor and Bachelorette.
Showcasing the issue of the obsession with zero-figure ladies in the world, Kate Stayman-London feels the agony for plus-sized people who deserved to be loved and given attention the same way as the world does it to other slim and skinny people.
Book Author: Kate Stayman-London
Publishing Date: July 2020
Category: Romance Novel, Humorous Fiction
2. Playing The Palace By Paul Rudnick
This is the story of a young boy who is in love with the Crown Prince of England, Edgar. Openly Gay Edgar seems to be the man of a dream for Carter. Carter just had a breakup with his cheating ex. This breakup makes him feel like he never had luck with ladies and no card of love will be in his pocket ever.
As per the reviews, this Rom-com story ‘Playing the Palace’ is loved by gay couples. People could directly relate it to ‘Red, White and Royal Blue’ but the characters and interactions between characters are different.
Book Author: Paul Rudnick
Publishing Date: May 2021
Category: Romance Novel, Gay Fiction.
3. A Prince On Paper By Alyssa Cole
Both the main characters in the story have their own background and baggage. Nya Jerami and Johan met each other at a royal wedding. Nya Jerami always wondered about being with a prince. While in NYC, she found the gaming partner was just a prince on paper and not a real-life prince.
Nya was thrust into the hands of Johan right in front of the Media. Johan was not actually a prince but was the stepson of the King. As always Alyssa had described the character and the storyline in a very fascinating way and readers loved this nonbisexual story.
Book Author: Alyssa Cole
Publishing Date: April 2019
Category: Romance Novel, Fiction.
4. Lush Money By Angelina M. Lopez
Lush Money is a story about Marriage for Convenience in which a prince marries the Billionaire CEO. Roxanne Medina is a successful Latinax woman and Mateo is the prince. Both settle for a year-long marriage with a win-win for both of them.
Readers loved the way the story was plotted by Angelina as the old school love story began with little hate for each other which later turned out to be caring, loyal, kind & warm-hearted partners for each other.
Book Author: Angelina M. Lopez
Publishing Date: October 2019
Category: Romance Novel, Contemporary Romance.
5. Her Royal Highness By Rachel Hawkins
In one more love story of Britain, The princess of Scotland, Flora has high class, high taste, high key, etc. Flora comes into the Picture when Millie shares the same room with the princess.
Millie had a broken heart before coming to the world’s premium college in Scotland, where she first met Flora.
Millie’s Ex-Girlfriend was cheating on her and this broke her into pieces when she decided to go far away from Houston. The chemistry between flora and millie grows with time.
Book Author: Rachel Hawkins
Publishing Date: May 2019
6. Ice Cream Lover By Jackie Lau
This seems again to be an epic love story of Drew and Chole Jenkins. Drew, who was ditched by her fiance, has been feeling terrible ever since. He spent more time with his niece who loved ice cream at a parlor owned by Chole.
Drew is falling for Chole. Chole had her past and is bisexual by nature. Jackie Lau presented a beautiful love story of people from Asian backgrounds which is loved by almost every reader.
Book Author: Jackie Lau
Publishing Date: May 2019
Category: Romance Novel, Fiction.
7. Hold Me By Courtney Milan
What could be more fascinating than the haters turning into lovers? Yes, the story of Jay and Maria is about secretly falling in love with one who hates each other. Maria was always out of the league material for Jay.
People loved the twists and turn in the story. The romance lovers seem to be so obsessed with the story that they won’t even take a break and complete the book in one sitting. If you love suspense love stories, this one’s for you.
Book Author: Courtney Milan
Publishing Date: October 2016
Category: Romance Novel, New Adult Fiction, LGBT Literature.
8. What If It’s Us By Becky Albertalli
A dramatic romantic story of a gay couple, Ben and Arthur, the story is quite romantic with twists and turns around. A part of the story where Ben finds it hard to even meet the guy to first kiss Arthur.
Somehow through the internet, they found each other and they went on the first date they ended up having their first sex. Ben was in summer school, where Arthur paid Ben a visit. Arthur found out that Hudson was studying in the same school as Ben was so he immediately broke up with Arthur.
Book Author: Becky Albertalli
Publishing Date: August 2018
Category: Young Adult Fiction, Romantic Comedy
9. Beach Read By Emily Henry
If you are looking for an awkward Rom-Com, this book is for you. The story consists of two main characters, Augustus Everett and January Andrews. They both are writers in the story who write in different genres. They share the neighborhood on the same beach.
Emily’s work didn’t fascinate book lovers who are looking for an epic love story flooded with romance all the time. Beach Read seems an average love story that won’t actually be a romantic story but is about the chemistry between the characters.
Book Author: Emily Henry
Publishing Date: May 2020
Category: Romance Novel, Fiction
10. American Dreamer By Adriana Herrera
American Dreamer is a good story of two men, one who loved his job and friends, Jude Fuller, and the other one is Nesto Vasquez. Nasto is gambling for his small food truck, which is the source of his livelihood. If Nasto failed, he had to get back to the life he didn’t wanna live.
Jude was a person of religious belief and had to work hard for his relationship with Nasto. In her debut novel, Adriana had worked presenting a beautiful romantic gay relationship.
Book Author: Adriana Herrera
Publishing Date: March 2019
Category: LGBTQ Romance
Frequently Asked Questions
What Should I Read If I Liked Red, White, And Royal Blue?
If you like Red, White, and Royal Blue, you can read several books in the list above, or beyond that, there is a sequel of ‘What if it’s us’, which is highly recommended by readers. Named ‘Here’s to Us’ is by the same authors and also ‘Song of Achilles’- based on Greek Mythology, by Madeline Miller.
Is There Going To Be A Movie On Red, White, And Royal Blue?
Yes, as per official News, The best novel is going to be adapted for a movie/O.T.T. series by Mathew Lopez. books like red white and royal blue.
Is Red, White, And Royal Blue Appropriate For A 13-Year-Old?
The book is recommended for the age above 15 years old.
Was Red, White, And Royal Blue A Fanfiction?
Officially the book is considered to be an original work and not inspired by any characters, yet some reviews from readers said they could relate the storyline to some characters of other stories. books like red white and royal blue.
The Highest Selling Book is about to be on the Big screen anytime soon and the most fascinating thing in the book is comedy plus sentimental. books like red white and royal blue.
With time, LGBTQ literature is getting renowned in the community and many writers have tried their hands at Adult Homosexual Fantasy stories. With love seen from book readers, it’s quite obvious that these new genre stories are going exceptionally well.
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