15 Brothers Best Friend Romance Books

Brother's Best Friend Relationship

Did you fall in love with your brother’s best friend? Do you feel horrible after falling in love with your brother’s friend? It is a very common case in our life, and most of the time, we fall in love with our family and friend zone. Girls face this mostly because they need character certification, and it is very easy to know from brother or sister.

Also, it is easy to get close to each other and know more about it. But this type of relationship is taboo because it is all about friendship. We know that friendship can break when there is romance. So it is a complicated relationship where two lovers struggle many times.

Top 15 Brothers Best Friend Romance Books

Brother’s best friend romance is a popular theme/trope in the romance genre. As male readers, we don’t want any relationship between our brother/sister and best friend. But we like to fall in love with our best friend’s sister/brother.

So it is also sarcasm/funny to us, but we can not hold ourselves from falling into this type of love. I have an extensive list for this romance to review the top 15 brother’s best friend romance books. Let’s read!

1. Serenading Heartbreak

This book is about a love triangle. Stevie grew up having a crush on her brother’s best friend (Everett). She’s been in love with him forever, and they finally shared a few romantic moments when they were in high school. Then Everett left to go on tour with his band. They still tried to keep some contact with each other, but he ended up cutting her entirely off.

When Everett came home, he was a different person, and Stevie was confused by that. Then in college, she meets another boy (Aiden), and he is so charming, sweet, funny. So she found herself falling in love with him too. The boy from her past, her brother’s best friend (Everett), comes back.

Then she has these two boys that she’s in love with. It’s very easy to hate the main character in a book in a love triangle because she has to make so many decisions between the two people. Also, this book shows them growing up through high school and their romance. Who is she going to choose?

Serenading Heartbreak

Author: Ella Fields
Average Customer Review: (4.4 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Sports Romance
Available: Paperback | Kindle

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2. Interference (St. Michaels Duet)

It starts when they’re (Brayden & Ashley) adults. In their mid-twenties, Brayden walks into the place that Ashley works at. Then it goes back in time to when they met when they were kids, hit it off with each other. Brayden ends up coming back to her house becoming best friends with her brother. It shows them through high school. He’s very protective of her throughout their childhood. He does not want a single man to look at her, but at the same time, they’re not together. So he’s acting like a big brother to her.

It is also a sports romance because Brayden plays baseball and is insanely good. Ashley is a photographer, and she photographs him. It’s cute. Then something tragic happens towards the end of this book. She’s never going to be able to forgive him. After this happens, he’s filled with guilt. There’s a reason he comes back that you find out slowly throughout the second book.

Interference

Author: Harlow Cole
Average Customer Review: (4.6 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Contemporary Romance
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3. 99 Percent Mine

This book is a different dynamic than a normal brother’s best friend. Darcy Barrett is known for being rude and aggressive, but her twin brother, Jamie, is polite. On the other hand, Jamie’s best friend Tom is super shy and sweet. So it’s about the bad girl, good boy romance. They grew up together, but you don’t get to see it. You got some flashbacks when they were growing up, but it’s mostly set when they’re in their 20s. They haven’t seen each other in years, and Darcy is left with the task of finishing renovating this house that she was left.

Tom is a construction worker, so he’s agreed to take on the task of helping her with this house. They’re in a forced proximity situation. After not seeing each other for years, Tom’s engaged to someone else. Darcy has always seen Tom as the perfect man, and she tells him this. It starts with friendship. But there’s obvious tension.

So this little awkward, and her brother does not want them together. It’s called 99 percent mine because Darcy thinks Tom is 99 percent of her and only one percent for her brother. Even though they’ve been friends their whole lives, she’s always felt closer throughout the book.

99 Percent Mine

Author: Sally Thorne
Average Customer Review: (4.0 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Women’s Friendship Fiction
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4. The Truth about Heartbreak (The Truth About)

River has been in foster care. Her whole life had a rough childhood and upbringing. She’s been through so much trauma. She finally gets adopted when she’s 13, and she has a new brother named Oliver. Her parents are super loving, but she’s in her shell. She’s scared of the world pretty much because of everything she’s been through. It’s a hard time opening up, trusting a hard time, and making friends.

River at first starts bonding with her brother’s best friend, whose name is Everett. He always looks out for her at school because he can talk to her. They had a good understanding of each other. Everett was super popular at school, so everyone watched from afar. She was younger and had feelings for him like a childhood crush. Everett always looked out for her, and it was so cute. Then the book skips a few years, and they have a night together. After reuniting, sparks fly.

They want to be together. But Everett is engaged, and there is a reason he can’t leave his fiancee, even though you can tell he wants to be with River. He also had a rough upbringing, which the family took him in. So he doesn’t want to ruin his engagement because there’s a reason why he can’t leave his fiance. You also find out very slow-burn romance because they come together, and then they can’t be together.

The Truth about Heartbreak

Author: B. Celeste
Average Customer Review: (4.4 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Romantic Suspense
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5. The Chase (Briar U)

This is the first book in the Briar U series, which is off-campus. It is about Dean from off-campus, his little sister Summer. She’s a little ball of sunshine and wild. For that reason, she got kicked out of her university. Then she ends up catching feelings for one of the boys (Fitz) on her brother’s hockey team. But her brother graduated, but Fitz was close with this boy, and she catches feelings for him. It’s her pining after him, which is a different dynamic than yours.

Fitz is covered in tattoos and an incredible hockey player, but he’s shy. You find out a lot about their backstories, and then you get to read the rest of the series, in which four other boys from the hockey teams get their books.

The Chase

Author: Elle Kennedy
Average Customer Review: (4.4 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Sports Romance
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6. Fearless King (Kings of Rittenhouse)

The story is about Ford and Olivia. They’re going to date because they have little moments throughout the entire series. Ford is a hockey player. He’s quiet unto himself. Ford and Olivia had a moment together because they kissed. After this whole buildup, Olivia’s always had a crush on him since she was a little girl. When he leaves, she’s heartbroken. Ford’s little brother also has a crush on Olivia, so it’s a brother trope.

After two years, Ford is back. Olivia’s brother Colm is Ford’s best friend. Their parents tragically died when they were young, and Colm took care of Olivia her whole life. He’s pretty much given up his life to take care of her. So he does not want her to because of something that happened between Ford and Colm. You also find out there are many things to unveil in this book. There’s also accidental secret pregnancy romance, enemies to lovers, and second chance romance.

Fearless King

Author: Maya Hughes
Average Customer Review: (4.6 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Women’s New Adult & College Fiction
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle

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7. A Pizza My Heart

Wren has a twin brother, and his twin brother’s best friend is Foster. They were a trio growing up like besties. They’d always hang out, but Foster was always closer with the brother. So they’d be the little boy things. Then, one night, he randomly leaves town and doesn’t contact Wren again. She would know that he kept in contact with her brothers.

Then years go by, and he comes back. Wren finds out he was failed marriage. He’s losing all his assets to his ex, and his life will be hard. He’s moving in with her brother, and she works at this restaurant, and he shows up there. Foster is going on all these dates because he’s trying to get back in the game after his failed marriage, and she’s watching him epically fail at dating.

So Wren tries to help him with his online dating profile. It’s so obvious that he is such strong feelings for her. Wren’s best friends suggest that Foster mention fake dates to each other to get some practice right, and he immediately agrees to it. So he’s taking her on all these dates, and a strong romance will buildup.

A Pizza My Heart

Author: Teagan Hunter
Average Customer Review: (4.4 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Satire Fiction
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8. Power Plays & Straight A’s (CU Hockey)

This first book follows a guy (Foster), a hockey player at this college. He’s expected to go into the NHL. He’s super talented, so this hockey player has a twin brother, and the twin brother’s best friend will see you with this guy who’s the hockey player. So his brother asks him if he could keep an eye out on his friend because his friend (Zach) is shy and reserved. Zach doesn’t have a lot of friends. So his one friend does want his brother to watch out for him. Keeping an eye on his brother’s friend turns into a full-fledged infatuation with him.

The hockey player is bisexual, and he’s very open about it. So the story progresses from there. The romance was super adorable in the way that it unfolds. I don’t know what it is about the brother’s best friend show, but I love the idea that there’s this conflict of interest. So this book is a phenomenal brother’s best friend book.

CU Hockey

Author: Eden Finley
Average Customer Review: (4.5 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Bisexual Romance
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9. Little Lies

This book follows a girl (Lavender Waters). When she was young, many traumatic things happened to her. The one boy who was always there for her and could comfort her was her brother’s best friend, Kodiak. Kodiak moves away when they’re in middle school around that age, and she loses contact with him.

Meanwhile, a few years later, they end up at the same university, and Kodiak is still friends with her brother, who’s also at the university. So Lavender can’t avoid him. They have this enemy-to-lovers thing, even though they were friends back in the day. Also, they had a bond over their childhoods. But he ends up having this harsh way of talking to her, and the relationship forms there.

Little Lies

Author: H. Hunting
Average Customer Review: (4.6 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: New Adult & College Romance
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10. Little Hoodlum (Hood River Hoodlums)

The second Hood River Hoodlums series is about a girl (Roux). The story follows her and her journey with Jordy, who has always been her protector and brother’s best friend. Jordy is always there to protect them from their tragic family life, and he ends up getting involved with something. So he doesn’t see her for a long time, and he’s finally back, and things go from there again.

They eventually get to a place where they find each other in that way. This book has a little bit of angsty romance and entertainment that make it worthwhile. The whole series is a quick read. Sometimes there’s a best friend’s brother where they meet, and there’s immediately a relationship.

Little Hoodlum

Author: K Webster
Average Customer Review: (4.6 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Romantic Suspense
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11. Be with Me (Wait for You)

In this book, We follow a girl named Teresa, who ends up kissing her brother’s best friend (Jase Winstead). Jase holds a lot of secrets that he’s not to tell anybody about, so he doesn’t want to get involved with anyone. As much as he enjoyed the kiss and wants to know Teresa on a deeper level, he’s scared to let her in.

Their secret romance goes on for a long time. I loved all of the twists and turns throughout the story, and you don’t have to read the first book. It is great as a standalone, and you will enjoy it.

Be with Me

Author: J. Lynn
Average Customer Review: (4.5 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Coming of Age Fiction
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12. Virtually Screwed (Love & Luck)

It is the second book in the Love & Luck series, a companion novel series of novellas. So they’re super short stories. I read three of them in one day, so they’re fast-paced, but they’re all following different gay relationships. This one is about two guys who meet online. They talk in a gaming chat. They exchange words and realize that they don’t have much in common.

There’s a pretty big age gap between them, but they find solace in talking to each other after their long days. It turns out that it’s his brother’s best friend who he’s been talking to for this one guy, and they didn’t know. They find out, and the story progresses from there.

Virtually Screwed

Author: Isla Olsen
Average Customer Review: (4.4 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Gay & Lesbian
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13. Burnout

This book on my list is my all-time favorite brother’s best friend book. It follows a girl (Blakely) who, upon losing her mother, ends up reaching out to a brother that she’s never known to ask if she can stay with him for her senior year of high school. Even though he doesn’t know who she is, he does say yes, and upon moving in, she realizes he has a roommate, his best friend. Decker also ends up being her teacher.

Blakely has a tragic backstory a tough upbringing with her mother. She is a senior in high school. She was 18 years old, and she had a big infatuation with her brother’s friend (Decker), who lives with them, and they grew this friendship that later turned into a relationship.

Burnout

Author: CoraLee June
Average Customer Review: (4.4 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Teen & Young Adult Literature & Fiction
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14. Good Boy (WAGs)

The girl (Jess) in the series is related to one of the guys from him. She ends up being near one of the boys from her brother’s best friend, and they end up hooking up. We can never do that again. Then they can’t stop, and they end up getting a relationship happening. But neither of them wants a relationship, but they’re falling for each other.

So, both of them want each other at the same time they don’t. It’s one of those books that has a fun interaction between characters. Both of the characters in this book are super funny, and for that reason, you end up with some chaotic scenes.

Good Boy

Author: Sarina Bowen
Average Customer Review: (4.5 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Romantic Comedy
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15. Just for Now (Sea Breeze)

This is the fourth book in the Sea Breeze series. But you can read it as a standalone, and you don’t have to read the whole series. This book follows a girl (Amanda) who always had a crush on one of her brother’s best friends, Preston. He was older than her, so he never paid attention to her, but she’s always paid attention to him.

Upon growing up a little bit, Amanda makes a move on him. Preston doesn’t remember because he was drunk and hooking up with her without realizing it. She has to live with the fact that she hooked up with this guy she has built up in her head to be this God. He doesn’t even remember her after the fact. But he has a lot of stuff going on with his life that gets revealed throughout the story, making you sympathize with him. Also, they eventually find their way to each other.

Just for Now

Author: Abbi Glines
Average Customer Review: (4.6 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Fiction on Emotions & Feelings
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