Six Colleen Hoover Books You Must Read

Colleen Hoover’s books have charmed readers with their unique storylines, unforgettable characters, and of course, swoon-worthy romance. This New Adult author is known for her complex love stories that are often considered to be “dangerous” for their raw honesty and intense chemistry between the main protagonists. A majority of Colleen’s novels take place in small towns, which makes it super easy to keep track of all of her books! There are nine in total, though some are standalones while others are a part of a series. If you’re looking to read Colleen Hoover books in order or need a refresher on which titles she has released so far, we’ve got you covered! 

Here is a guide to get acquainted with six of her phenomenal work.


Slammed is the story of an unlikely romance between two people whose lives are completely different. While one is a young man who is trying to get his music business off the ground, the other is a young woman who is trying out different careers to find something that she loves. Despite their differences, they fall in love and have the most complicated yet beautiful relationship. The book has some overwhelming moments, like when the two are on a date and fall hopelessly in love. There is a twist near the end of the book that changes everything. It is the first book in Hoover’s Slammed series. 

Point of Retreat

This is the second book in the Slammed series. In this book, readers follow the story of Will, Layken’s ex-boyfriend, as he struggles to move on from the past. This is the second book in Colleen Hoover’s Slammed series. It deals with an earth shattering revelation about Will’s past that was previously unknown. This brings in new questions and uncertainties in their relationship, tests their connection like never before, and the book delves into the complexities in their lives going forward. It is a new adult romance that follows the story of Will, the ex-boyfriend of Layken from the first book.

This Girl

This girl is one of the most popular of Hoover’s books. The book has found a large audience, including among young women and girls, who relate to it much more than anyone else. The final book in the Slammed series, it tells the story of Layken and Will as they overcome a significant upheaval in life, which Hoover writes about in the second part. The two negotiate the shared turns and rough patches in life and manage to sail through the toughest time in their relationship. It is after a long time that Layken and Will begin to feel safe about their life and relationship, which was put through a test in the second part. Will, whose past threatens to unravel their young love, finally comes to the conclusion that the painful memories of the past do not belong in the present. But when convinced by Layken, he begins to talk about the pain and starts the process of healing. 



Hopeless is a love story between two people who are very different from each other. One is a young man who is known to be a drug dealer while the other is a young woman who is a Hopeless romantic. Despite their differences, they fall in love with one another. This is the first book in Colleen Hoover’s Hopeless series. It follows the story of a young woman named Sky Davis. When she meets Dean Holder, who invokes feelings she has never had before, she tries to deny the intense connection they have. She’s fallen in love with a hopeless guy and there’s no looking back. But there’s a good explanation behind Holder’s ways and life, and she begins the journey of discovering it. 

Finding Cinderella

Finding Cinderella is a fascinating tale of love in the dark. Eighteen-year-old protagonist, Daniel, meets a girl in the dark and the two profess their love for each other. But there;’s a condition – this unusual love, inspired by young passion and imagination, will last only an hour and remain in the realm of make-believe. When the time ends, he convinces himself that such perfect love does not exist in the real world. It is only after the end of a bad relationship and his meeting with a girl named Six that such love is possible. Finding Cinderella is considered to be a ready-made tale for television and some recent reports talk about the possibility of it being turned into a limited Netflix series. However, these speculations have never been confirmed either by Netflix or Hoover’s office. 


Confess is a compelling story of twenty-one year old Auburn Reed, who has lost much in life but now has her goals in sight, which can be ruined if she makes any mistakes now. However, the path that she has in mind for her life is about to be upended as she meets Owen Gentry, an artist in a Dallas-based studio. However, there’s a critical twist in the story in the form of Owen’s past. It could ruin everything Auburn has tried to work for in life. Will Owen confess to it and save the future of their relationship? We’re not going to spoil the fun for you. Grab your copy today and find out what happens. 

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