15 Celebrity Romance Books (Star/Famous Love)

Star/Famous Romance

When people view their favorite celebrity, a one-way relationship of intimacy is created. Identifying with the celebrity increases self-esteem, where fans see themselves as an extension of their favorite celebrity worthy of the same love. Selfie culture shapes our thoughts, style, conduct, and manner. It is affected by hardcore fans and entire populations whose lives have been changed from plain to aspirational consumers.

Forming fandoms for these celebrities allows people to connect with other fans. It can help people deal with loss by allowing them to reconnect with certain emotions. Being invested in a celebrity can help feel a sense of identification, belonging, and psychological benefits. Fans are also interested in their celebrity romance, relationship, and lifestyle. So most viral videos and trending topics are about celebrity stories.

15 Celebrity Romance Books (Star/Fan Relationship)

Matt Hill says the celebrity or star appears to give rise to and anchor their very own authenticity and individuality. The consumer-oriented market economy lies with the freedom of choice and individual preference, which are primary values. Advertising has moved from the practical aspect and has become about lifestyle choices. Many global brands avoid mentioning products to connect their brand and celebrity. So in our daily life, celebrities affect our lifestyle largely.

Most romance readers like to read celebrity/star/famous people romance. I also have a huge crush on some celebrities. So I read many books with celebrity tropes, and now I will review the best 15 celebrity romance books for you. Let’s begin!

1. To Love Jason Thorn (Love & Hate, Book 1)

This one is book one in the series. The story is about a girl (Olive Taylor) who was in love with her brother’s best friend (Jason Thorn) when she was younger. Then Jason moves away because he’s 18 and becomes an actor. We fast forward to what our main character, all of us, is in college. Olive is the best-selling author in her new book. Everybody is obsessed with the book and excited about the movie.

Jason, from her past, is chosen to play the love interest which she wrote the book based on. So they’re thrown back together, and it’s their romance. It is so cute that it has both brother’s best friend and celebrity trope. Olive thinks he’s way out of her league, and she’s traumatized because he knew she had a huge crush on him in the past.

To Love Jason Thorn

Author: Ella Maise
Average Customer Review: (4.3 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Contemporary Romance
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle | Audio CD

2. To Hate Adam Connor (Love & Hate, Book 2)

It is an enemy-to-lovers book. Our main character is Lucy, Olive’s best friend from book one. She ends up working as a literary agent for Olive. So she’s staying over at their house, and she spies on the next-door neighbor Adam Cooper. Adam is a single dad celebrity actor, and he’s on the brink of divorce. So he’s in the process of divorce.

That’s why Adam’s a single dad, and he takes care of his son a lot more. Lucy ends up spying on him and getting caught. That’s how their romance starts, and it’s super adorable. Adam misinterprets their meeting because she is spying on him, and it’s adorable. If you love the single-parent romance with a celebrity theme, you’re going to love it.

To Hate Adam Connor

Author: Ella Maise
Average Customer Review: (4.4 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Romantic Comedy
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle | Audio CD

3. Wilder (The Renegades)

Wilder includes in a sports romance recommendation. Our main character (Paxton) is part of the famous X Games group. They record themselves doing stunts. So a lot of this book is them on this yacht that is a study abroad program, and that’s what our main female character (Leah) is doing. Paxton is there because they are filming a bunch of their things and doing them all around the world.

It’s more of a cruise than a yacht. So they do dangerous stunts. But they do end up falling for each other. Paxton is very much the well-known hotshot celebrity on the cruise right now. If you like college romance, traveling and sports then try it.


Author: Rebecca Yarros
Average Customer Review: (4.6 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Sports Romance
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle | Audio CD

4. After All

This is an age gap romance where our main character, Emmett Hill (celebrity), is thirty-eight and Alyssa Martin is twenty-eight. They run on the same social circle, meeting at a friend’s wedding. Alyssa quit her job, and then Hill needs someone to date him because he is trying to make a comeback and acting.

Hill gets the role of a villain. But he used to be the golden boy actor. Now he has a villain role, and he needs to fake date someone to help his reputation. So they fake date and romance begin from there.

After All

Author: Karina Halle
Average Customer Review: (4.3 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Contemporary Women’s Fiction
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle | Audio CD

5. Brooklynaire (Brooklyn Bruisers)

It is book four in the Brooklyn Bruisers series. Nate is a computer IT genius, and he has this company that he’s a millionaire now. Also, he owns the hockey team, and he falls in love with his assistant (Rebecca). At the beginning of the book, Rebecca falls on the ice and gets a concussion, and he has to help her.

They’ve been friends forever because she’s been his assistant forever. But Nate is a millionaire, so he’s got tons of money, and people recognize him as a celebrity. So if you like the more understated celebrity, but someone who’s got lots of money, try this one.


Author: Sarina Bowen
Average Customer Review: (4.5 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Romantic Humor
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover | Kindle | Audio CD

6. The Kingmaker (All the King’s Men)

It’s about a girl (Lennix) who is 17, and her mother’s a native American. Lennix goes out to protest the pipelines going in on reservation land, and she meets Maxim. Maxim’s father is why the pipelines are going there in the first place. But she doesn’t know that, and they meet in jail because they’re both arrested at the protest.

We fast forward to when they reconnect, when we flash forward, even more, when they’re adults. Lennix works in politics because she’s known as the kingmaker. On the other hand, Maxim is a very prominent figure in society. His dad is a huge company owner, and his brother is also heavy into politics. So while they are not your typical A-list celebrity, they are very well known in society. It deals a lot with that and her feelings about it. So if you want a more diverse read, you should check this out.

The Kingmaker

Author: Kennedy Ryan
Average Customer Review: (4.5 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Multicultural & Interracial Romance
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle

7. Moonshot

Our main character’s (Ty) dad is the pitcher for the Yankees. So she is always going around with the team feels like she’s a part of it. Then this new hotshot celebrity player comes to play for the team. Chase Stern has a bad reputation, and he got kicked off of his old team because of his reputation. Ty’s dad warns her to stay away from him. But she doesn’t, and it’s so good.

There’s also a mystery thrown in here because we flash forward halfway through the book to later, and someone is killing off women every time. So, the baseball team loses its chance to go to the World Series. There’s a little bit of suspense run in very good. If you like the celebrity romance with the sports team and someone with a bad reputation, you will love this.


Author: Alessandra Torre
Average Customer Review: (4.5 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Sports & College Romance
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle

8. Scoring Wilder

This book deals with soccer, and our main character (Kinsley) is a celebrity soccer player. Liam is coming to coach this soccer team. Kinsley is 19, and she is either already in college or the summer before going to college to play soccer. She is playing for the Olympic soccer team. There’s an age gap. Liam’s well known on the soccer field, and she likes him.

Liam also has a best friend on the team that they talk about, and he’s rich with a big house. All the other girls are hitting on him because it’s young girls in a hot soccer coach. Also, Kinsley does start playing games at practice, trying to get his attention.

Scoring Wilder

Author: R.S. Grey
Average Customer Review: (4.4 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: General Humorous Fiction
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle

9. Work in Progress (Red Lipstick Coalition)

Thomas is a very successful author, and the woman (Amelia) who falls in love with him is a very socially anxious reviewer. Amelia is going out of her comfort zone to go to his signing. She doesn’t know what to do, and she finally says yes. Then it turns into a marriage of convenience novel because Thomas needs to get married to save his bad-boy reputation in society.

They end up falling in love, so it’s so good they end up helping each other write his book. I love celebrity romances with fake dating or fake marriage tropes because they have to keep up an image, and it’s always the bad boy image. If you like something that has to do with writing and an author, You have to pick this book up.

Work in Progress

Author: Staci Hart
Average Customer Review: (4.4 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Women’s Romance Fiction
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle | Audio CD

10. Storm (Ashes & Embers)

This one is a rock star romance, and our main characters meet in the middle of the mountains. Evelyn gets lost from her and stranded, and Storm (rockstar) is there to save her. Then they get stranded in his car and snowed in for a weekend together. Evelyn has no idea who he is. She has a boyfriend, but she’s been stuck in this long relationship that is not going anywhere and not going into marriage.

Storm doesn’t propose to her yet. It’s like seven years they’ve been together, and the musician she doesn’t know is a musician who says, You want to be with him. Evelyn gets angry, but they have chemistry. Then she has to go back to her real life and realize who he is. There is some cheating in here. If that is not your thing, don’t pick this up.


Author: Carian Cole
Average Customer Review: (4.5 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Contemporary Romance
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle

11. Royally Screwed (Royally)

This is a book where the girl (Olivia) is a normal citizen, and the guy (Nicholas Arthur) happens to be royalty. Nicholas’s in line to become the king of his country. He’s in New York for business, and Olivia works at her dad’s coffee shop. They’re about to go under. The one thing that keeps them alive is their pies at the shop.

One day Nicholas comes into the shop, and a lot of people would recognize him from his face because he’s a very famous celebrity, even in America. But she has no idea who he is, and they end up getting into a pretty big tiff at the coffee shop. He’s obsessed with her from the get-go and wants to spend time with her after that one interaction.

But Olivia’s unsure about it, especially after discovering that he comes from royalty. The story progresses from there. It has the aspect of forbidden love because of royalty. You can’t marry somebody from outside of the country or not royal from a different family in this world. So she’s off-limits for him in the aspects of his country.

Royally Screwed

Author: Emma Chase
Average Customer Review: (4.4 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Romantic Comedy
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle | Audio CD

12. The Baller

The story has to do with a famous football player (Brody Easton) and a sports journalist (Delilah). So the basic gist of this book is Brody’s douchey football player. Delilah’s a sports journalist who happens to go into the locker rooms after the games to interview a bunch of the guys, and she interviews Brody.

Brody thinks he’s the funniest person in the world and decides to drop his towel every time she’s interviewing him in hopes of distracting her and making her look bad. He is also trying to get a rise out of her because he has a crush on her. But Delilah’s very serious about what she does and doesn’t want to let that affect her. That’s distracting as this story progresses from there.

The Baller

Author: Vi Keeland
Average Customer Review: (4.6 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Contemporary Romance Fiction
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle | Audio CD

13. Breathe (Sea Breeze)

This book deals with a girl (Sadie White) whose mother finds herself pregnant. It’s always been her and her mother growing up, and she almost looks after her mom. Sadie’s a senior in high school. When her mother becomes pregnant, she’s unable to work at her job when she gets into the later trimesters of her pregnancy. So Sadie decides to step up and take her mother’s place at her job, which she doesn’t know what it is. But she knows that she works in this huge mansion off of the coast of Sea Breeze, Alabama.

So Sadie finds herself there. The owner of this house is none other than Jax Stone, who’s a superstar celebrity amongst teens. But she doesn’t even know who he is. When she finds herself in the mansion and sees him for the first time, he assumes that she’s some crazy fan that snuck in and she’s genuinely there to do work. But Jax likes her because of that. So they find themselves in this friendship and maybe more, and it progresses from there. This one is fun, especially if you’re into the whole rock star.


Author: Abbi Glines
Average Customer Review: (4.3 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Teen & Young Adult Emotions & Feelings Fiction
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover | Kindle

14. Until It Fades

The story is about a girl (Catherine) who is a single mom again. She works at a diner, and she’s tried to distance herself from her past life because she had a lot of issues growing up in high school. A lot of rumors were spread about her. So she lives her own life now. But one night driving home from work, she passes this car on the side of the road that has been in a severe accident. She notices two guys in the front one.

Catherine can’t even fathom retrieving from the car. He’s completely stuck, but she thinks the other one has a chance at saving. So she tries to drag him (Brett Madden) out of the car. Somehow she manages to do it, and she does it right before the car bursts into flames, basically saving this guy’s life. Brett’s a celebrity who is a hockey star. In contrast, she doesn’t want her name in the news at all that she’s the one that saved him. But Brett is desperate to figure out who she is because he wants to thank her for saving his life. So the story goes from there. It’s such a sweet celebrity love story.

Until It Fades

Author: K.A. Tucker
Average Customer Review: (4.4 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Small Town & Rural Fiction
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle | Audio CD

15. Real

The story is about a famous boxer (Remy) and a girl (Brooke) who will be his physical therapist. Brooke travels with him through all of his boxing meets. Remy is super broody and hates the world. Boxing is the only thing that keeps him going until this girl comes in. He has a lot of mental health issues, lots of things going on with him that she has yet to discover.

Being with him on this tour, she learns more about him. They have these struggles that they go through together, and it’s a sweet romance. You have the aspect of him being a celebrity and having a mental illness. If you like this, then try it.


Author: Katy Evans
Average Customer Review: (4.5 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Sports Fiction
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle

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