11 Must-Read Rom-Coms About Love In The Age Of The Internet
By Kerri Jarema
Here's a confession: I have never tried online dating. OK, full disclosure, I did download Bumble once. But after swiping past every "match" the app gave me within the first minute (seriously, I swiftly deleted my account. So, while I don't have any stories of bad Hinge dates or creepy Tinder messages to share, I am always ready to hear about other people's forays into the weird and wild world of online romance. And luckily for me, I don't have to wait until girls' night at the bar to get all the juicy details from my brave online-dating friends. These 11 must-read rom-coms about the internet are all I need to indulge in the hilarity, and romance, of modern dating.
From Alisha Rai's highly-anticipated The Right Swipe to beloved YA releases like Julie Buxbaum's Tell Me Three Things, all of these books feature dating apps, emails, or some other form of online communications that leads to some seriously complicated courtships. If you're looking for one-night-stand disasters, faux Instagram engagements, anonymous messages, or digital love triangles, there is something on the list below for you. You might be finishing out your summer blissfully un-matched, but that doesn't mean you can't fall in love with a new book before the season's over: