The Thursday Three: Summer Olympics Romances On My TBR

Posted July 22, 2021 by Kim in The Thursday Three / 0 Comments

The Thursday Three

I had a totally different post in mind today — actual Summer Olympics romances recs of books I’ve read — but I was coming up one book short if I didn’t want to recommend two books by the same author. Which I didn’t necessarily. No offense to the author or the books, but when I’m only giving three recs for The Thursday Three, I want to spread the love. My plan for last weekend was to “read all the Olympics books!” so I could find a third book that I was confident in recommending. But, that was before I knew I wouldn’t finish a single book in a week.

So instead, I’m highlighting three books on my own personal Olympics TBR. With the opening ceremony starting tomorrow, I’m in full “YAY OLYMPICS!” mode. I’m hoping I can find my reading focus soon, though there’s also a serious possibility I’ll spend so much time watching the Olympics that I’ll have little time to read romances about them. We’ll see.

Fake Start by Jasmin Miller

Fake Start

Goodreads | Amazon

I look forward to playing catch up with Jasmin’s backlist starting with this series.

✔️ Olympic swimmer + single mom
✔️ Best friend’s sister
✔️ Fake dating

Head Over Heels by Hannah Orenstein

Head Over Heels

Goodreads | Amazon

Gymnastics (women’s specifically) is easily my favorite Olympic event, so this sounds perfect!

✔️ Former Olympic hopeful gymnast
✔️ Childhood crush coach
✔️ Second chance-ish romance

Echo by Nana Malone


Goodreads | Amazon

I love stories about female athletes and this one sounds right up my alley.

✔️ Runner + former Olympic hopeful coach
✔️ Rich girl, poor guy
✔️ Family dynamics

Let’s Chat

Have you read any awesome Summer Olympics romances that need to be on my TBR?


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