The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah is an important book for our current times. Though it is set during the Great Depression and the Dust Bowls of the Midwest, there are many parallels to life today.
Love in the City by Jen Morris checks all the boxes of a good romance novel. Alex, the main character, is cute and likeable. Michael, the love interest Alex literally runs into, is sexy and thoughtful. They are everything you want in a traditional romance with New York City as their playground, it is the perfect trifecta.