Reading Lists โ†’ The Hating Game

Books Like The Hating Game (10 Books)

The Hating Game was published by Sally Thorne in 2016. Here is a list of 10 books like The Hating Game by Sally Thorne.

Last update: January 11, 2024

1. The Kiss Quotient (2018)

"If you canโ€™t stand being with a woman whoโ€™s more successful than you, then leave her alone. Sheโ€™s better off without you. If you actually love her, then know the value of that love and make it a promise. That is the only thing she needs from you."

In The Kiss Quotient, Helen Hoang takes us on an irresistible romantic journey, as a brilliant mathematician with autism hires an escort to help teach her about love and intimacy, discovering pleasure, and a connection she never thought possible.

  • ๐Ÿ“‡ 323 Pages
  • ๐Ÿ“ 80,750 - 96,900 Word Count
  • โฑ๏ธ 11 Hours Reading Time

2. The Proposal (2018)

"I think I mostly realized I couldn't live in fear anymore."

The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory is a charming and witty contemporary romance that follows independent freelance writer, Nikole Paterson, after she experiences an unexpected public marriage proposal. With compelling characters and delightful humor, this heartwarming novel explores themes of love, friendship, and self-discovery.

  • ๐Ÿ“‡ 325 Pages
  • ๐Ÿ“ 81,250 - 97,500 Word Count
  • โฑ๏ธ 11 Hours Reading Time

3. The Wedding Date (2018)

"Just because their standards are low does not mean that we should lower ours."

In Jasmine Guillory's charming and witty novel, "The Wedding Date," two strangers, Alexa and Drew, embark on a spontaneous pretend relationship that leads to unexpected feelings, steamy encounters, and a deeper connection that could change their lives forever.

  • ๐Ÿ“‡ 317 Pages
  • ๐Ÿ“ 79,250 - 95,100 Word Count
  • โฑ๏ธ 11 Hours Reading Time

4. The Bride Test (2019)

"Everyone deserved to love and be loved back. Everyone."

In Helen Hoang's enthralling novel, "The Bride Test," Khai Diep, a neurodivergent Vietnamese-American, agrees to participate in his mother's matchmaking experiment. As he navigates a complex love story with Esme Tran, can they bridge their cultural differences and find a common ground?

  • ๐Ÿ“‡ 296 Pages
  • ๐Ÿ“ 74,000 - 88,800 Word Count
  • โฑ๏ธ 10 Hours Reading Time

5. The Friend Zone (2019)

"Do you ever see yourself acting crazy, but you canโ€™t stop because youโ€™re not a quitter?"

In "The Friend Zone" by Abby Jimenez, Kristen Peterson finds herself falling for the charming and enticing Josh Copeland. But with an expiry date on their relationship, can they defy the friend zone and make their love story last?

  • ๐Ÿ“‡ 372 Pages
  • ๐Ÿ“ 93,000 - 111,600 Word Count
  • โฑ๏ธ 12 Hours Reading Time

6. The Right Swipe (2019)

"Every time you hurt someone, you break off a little piece of them. Not only do they have to live with that broken piece, then the next person who comes along has to figure out a way to spackle that spot. Your behavior has ripple effects."

In "The Right Swipe" by Alisha Rai, when a dating app developer reconnects with a former fling, they embark on a journey of second chances, personal growth, and discovering what it truly means to find love in the digital age.

  • ๐Ÿ“‡ 387 Pages
  • ๐Ÿ“ 96,750 - 116,100 Word Count
  • โฑ๏ธ 13 Hours Reading Time

7. The Unhoneymooners (2019)

"I can appreciate my body in a bikini and still want to set fire to the patriarchy."

In Christina Lauren's charming romantic comedy, "The Unhoneymooners," Olive finds herself on an unexpected honeymoon with her nemesis, Ethan, after her sister's wedding disaster. With hilarious mishaps and magnetic chemistry, they discover that sometimes love can be found in the most unexpected places.

  • ๐Ÿ“‡ 400 Pages
  • ๐Ÿ“ 100,000 - 120,000 Word Count
  • โฑ๏ธ 13 Hours Reading Time

8. Take A Hint, Dani Brown (2020)

"The thing about mental health was, you couldnโ€™t take a course of antibiotics and be magically healed. Some peopleโ€™s brains just thought too much or felt too much or hurt too much, and you had to stay on top of that."

In Talia Hibbert's captivating romance, Take A Hint, Dani Brown, a determined academic Dani Brown agrees to fake a relationship with charming security guard Zafir Ansari. As their arrangement heats up, they might discover it's more than just a pretend affair. A heartfelt tale of love, self-discovery, and destiny.

  • ๐Ÿ“‡ 400 Pages
  • ๐Ÿ“ 100,000 - 120,000 Word Count
  • โฑ๏ธ 13 Hours Reading Time

9. The Happy Ever After Playlist (2020)

"You canโ€™t control the bad things that happen to you. All you can do is decide how much of you youโ€™re going to let them take."

"The Happy Ever After Playlist" by Abby Jimenez invites readers into a heartwarming tale of love, loss, and healing. Through laughter, tears, and a playlist that connects two souls, this book explores the power of second chances and finding happiness when least expected.

  • ๐Ÿ“‡ 401 Pages
  • ๐Ÿ“ 100,250 - 120,300 Word Count
  • โฑ๏ธ 13 Hours Reading Time

10. The Worst Best Man (2020)

"Thereโ€™s room for different kinds of greatness. Even if you cry doing it. Hell, especially if you cry doing it."

"The Worst Best Man" by Mia Sosa is a delightful and witty romance novel that follows Carolina Santos as she navigates the unexpected twists and turns of planning her dream wedding while dealing with the presence of her ex-fiancรฉ's infuriating but irresistible brother.

  • ๐Ÿ“‡ 368 Pages
  • ๐Ÿ“ 92,000 - 110,400 Word Count
  • โฑ๏ธ 12 Hours Reading Time