By: Nahomy Ortiz-Garcia, Social Media Specialist

Dear reader, step back in time to the refined elegance and scandalous secrets of the Regency era.

These book recommendations will transport your teen readers back in time, to a world full of ballrooms, courtly romance, and intrigue.

1. Queen Bee by Amalie Howard

Queen Bee follows Lady Ela Dalvi on her journey to retribution against a former friend in this anti-historical Regency story. With a disguise, a plan for revenge, and unexpected twists, this is a tale that will keep you guessing until the very end!

Ebook | Audiobook

2. Pride and Premeditation by Tirzah Price

For readers that enjoy a mystery with their romance, follow Lizzie Bennet as she endeavors to solve a scandalously society murder and prove herself as a solicitor. But when she crosses paths with the infuriating Mr. Darcy, the case becomes even more complicated.

Ebook | Audiobook

3. The Glittering Court by Richelle Mead

Adelaide navigates the glittering façade of high society while concealing her true identity. With friendship, deception and a hint of romance, this tale will sweep you off your feet.

Ebook | Audiobook

4. The Betrothed by Kiera Cass

Enter the world of royalty and romance as Lady Hollis juggles love, duty, an the allure of a mysterious commoner. Will she follow her heart or fulfill her obligations as a queen?

Ebook | Audiobook

5. The Davenports by Krystal Marquis

Set in a period of African American history often overlooked, this series follows the passionate lives of the Davenport family as they navigate love, societal expectations and their own desires in a changing world.

Ebook | Audiobook

6. A Fragile Enchantment by Alisson Saft

A romantic fantasy following a magical dressmaker who finds herself in the midst of scandal and intrigue amidst a royal wedding. With secrets and forbidden love, this is a tale of courage, sacrifice and twists.

Ebook | Audiobook

7. The Jewel by Amy Ewing

Read about a world of beauty and violence where Violet, sold into servitude, fights to reclaim her identity and freedom.

Ebook | Audiobook

Whether you’re a fan of historical romance, mystery or fantasy, these Regency-inspired reads have something for every reader craving a journey into the past rife with romance and thrilling intrigue.

So, grab a cup of tea, and prepare to be swept off your feet.

About the author

Nahomy Ortiz-Garcia is a Social Media Specialist for OverDrive, the creator of the Libby library reading app. When she’s not working, she’s most likely reading or creating bookish content for her bookish blogs @NahomysLibrary. Nahomy’s current favorite book is Yours Truly by Abby Jimenez.