Ali Hazelwood Books: The Best Stem Romances for 2023

Ali Hazelwood books: The Best Stem Romance Books

Ali Hazelwood has quickly become one of my favorite authors. Her STEM romances are a new genre of romance that I cannot get enough of. If you have read and loved Ali Hazelwood books as we do, This is the list for you!

These romances are steamy, STEM stories that will have you turning the pages as fast as you can read.

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Ali Hazelwood Books in Order

  1. The Love Hypothesis (2021)
  2. Under One Roof (May 2022)
  3. Stuck with You (June 2022)
  4. Below Zero (July 2022)
  5. Love on the Brain (August 2022)
  6. Loathe to Love You (2023)
  7. Love, Theoretically (2023)
  8. Check and Mate (2023)
  9. Bride (2024)
  10. Not in Love

Are Ali Hazelwood’s books spicy?

Definitely! These STEM romance books feature smart and capable women and are very spicy.

Should I read the Ali Hazelwood books in order?

No. You do not need to read Ali Hazelwood’s books in order to fully enjoy them. The novellas can be read in order to get to know the characters better; however, it is not necessary.

Reviews of the Ali Hazelwood Books in Order

Books Like the Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

Olive Smith is a Ph.D. student who does not believe in her ability to be in love. When her best friend develops a crush on someone she dated briefly, she decides to kiss the first man she sees to prove she is over him.

That one kiss happens to be with THE Adam Carlsen, an academic genius, who is also very standoffish. The two decide to fake-date and what starts as pretend, becomes something more- for Olive.

I loved this fake dating book/office romance novel that is also a perfect example of the grumpy sunshine trope. It has a well-earned spot on its list of the best romance novels of all time.

If you love this book as much as we did, check out our post: Books Like the Love Hypothesis to Obsess Over

love on the brain

Love on the Brain by Ali Hazelwood

Bee is a brilliant and unconventional scientist who lives by a strict code “What would Marie Curie Do?” She even has a secret Twitter account to help other female scientists in a male-dominated workplace.

When she is offered her dream job at NASA, she cannot wait to start until she realizes that she is not the lead scientist. She is the co-lead with her work nemesis Levi Ward. To make matters worse, he seems to be sabotaging everything that she tries to do. Could there be a better pick for enemies-to-lovers books?

Ali Hazelwood does an amazing job of writing fantastic romances while still including the struggles that women have to deal with daily.

Find this Book in Office Romances / Books Like The Love Hypothesis / Beach Reads 2023 / Audie Awards 2023

Love Theoretically

Love, Theoretically by Ali Hazelwood

Any romance novel by Ali Hazelwood has become a must-read so, it is no surprise that I jumped at the chance to read her newest STEMinist romcom!

Elsie has learned to live two lives; an adjunct professor in theoretical physicist by day and a fake girlfriend the rest of the time (to make ends meet). She has also learned to read people and become the Elsie that they want her to be.

When she interviews for her dream job as a theoretical physics professor at MIT, her two worlds collide. How? I don’t want to ruin the surprise. Elsie learns what she really wants an how to ask for it in a delightful and charming way.

This steamy romance novel is a must-read from our ultimate list of beach reads. It’s one of my picks for the best romance books of 2023 too! If you are looking for books for summer, this one is for you.

The Bride

Bride by Ali Hazelwood

Misery Lark is the daughter of a Vampyre councilman who is being forced into marriage with their mortal enemy (the Weres) to form a peace treaty between the two species. She has been living with humans and trying to live her life under the radar.

Now, she must move into Were territory with her husband, Lowe Moreland, the Alpha of the Weres. She also has her reasons for going into Were territory and as long as she can stay under the radar, she should be able to stay alive. After all, the last Vampyre/ Were marriage ended in a deadly and bloody battle. This paranormal romance is SPICY. If Ali Hazelwood’s last books made you blush, this one will give your face a sunburn.

Find this book In: Ali Hazelwood Books / Adult Fantasy Books / New Romance Books 2024/ Best New Fantasy Books

Not in Love

Not in Love by Ali Hazelwood

Rue Siebert is a biotech engineer at Kline, a start-up business where she works with her best friends, Trish and Florence. Rue has had a difficult childhood and has difficulty letting people in. She prefers one-night stands with no strings attached.

When Rue’s almost hook-up with Eli Kilgore is interrupted by her brother, she is relieved – especially when she finds out that Eli and his partners have started a hostile takeover of Kline.

But even though Rue never has a second date, she makes an exception for Eli, if only to get him out of her system. Soon they are both torn between their attraction to each other and their loyalty to their respective companies.

Why We Love This Book: If you love Ali Hazelwood Books, this pick from the spring 2024 book releases will not disappoint you. It is a very steamy pick, even when compared to Hazelwood’s other romances. Her books always depict women in STEM and we love a strong female protagonist.

Trigger Warnings: This book talks about food insecurity and its lasting effects
Find This Book in Ali Hazelwood Books / Summer Reads of 2024 / New Romance Books 2024

Reviews of Ali Hazelwood Books (Novellas)

under one roof

Under One Roof by Ali Hazelwood

This is the first book of three in a series of steminist novellas. These stories center around three friends Mara, Sadie, and Hannah, all women in stem who find love without looking for it.

All three women have distinct personalities and a strong friendship. I love how when you get to know a character, you will see them again in the other two books.

In this story, Mara has moved into Helena’s house after she left is to Mara in her will. The catch? She only owned half the house and her nephew, Liam, also lives there. While at first, she detests him, something about him is growing on her. This is a forced-proximity romance that is just too good.

Stuck with you

Stuck With You by Ali Hazelwood

When Sadie is a civil engineer who gets stuck in an New York elevator with the man who broke her heart. She thought that he was a different man before he sabotaged her and broke her heart.

Now, she has no choice but to figure out what went wrong and confront him. I love this second novella. Even though these books are meant to be read in the order they were published, you can read these in any order you want and you will still enjoy the story just as much.

Below Zero

Below Zero by Ali Hazelwood

Even though I knew I was supposed to read these Ali Hazelwood books in order, this was the first one that I read.

This story is about Hannah, a NASA aerospace engineer who finds herself stuck ad injured in an Arctic research station. Throughout the story, you will hear about her friends Mara and Sadie who, if you read the Ali Hazelwood books in order, you will know from the other two novellas.

If, like me, you read this book first, you will want to get to know the other characters as well. You will not be missing anything in this book.

Loathe to Love you

Loathe to Love You by Ali Hazelwood

All three novellas by Ali Hazelwood are in this book. Under One Roof, Stuck With You, and Below Zero are now all in one place with this book. If you want to make sure that you are reading these books in order, then this is the perfect way to do that.

Young Adult Books From Ali Hazelwood

Checkmate

Check and Mate by Ali Hazelwood

Chess destroyed Mallory’s family four years ago which led to her quitting the sport. Now, she supports her family with a dead-end job. When she plays one last chess game in a tournament and beats the current world champion, Nolan Sawyer, nobody is more shocked than he is.

The cash from the win encourages Mallory to keep playing as a paid fellowship but soon things become even more complicated than the game when she starts to love chess and have feelings for Nolan.

Why I Love it: I am so honored that I was able to read a copy of this debut YA novel from the master romance writer behind the New York Times Bestseller The Love Hypothesis. It has everything I expected from a Hazelwood novel made appropriate for teens.

Find this book in YA Romances / Best Summer Reads 2024

When does the new Ali Hazelwood book come out?

The Bride

Ali Hazelwood, the New York Times bestselling author of The Love Hypothesis has her new book, Bride, releasing on February 6th, 2024 We have already read the book and loved it. See the full post for a review.

Are Ali Hazelwood’s books connected?

Ali Hazelwood, New York Times bestselling author, is known for her clever, spicy, STEM romance books. Her full-length novels are all stand-alone romance novels. She has three novellas that have characters that overlap. However, these books can be read as stand-alone even though they are connected.

love hypothesis

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ultimate list of romance

Ultimate List of Romances

If you love all things romance, then this is the list for you! This is carefully divided by sub-genres like second-chance romance books, romcoms, and more.

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