What are the best novels with childhood enemies and friends turned lovers?

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    #1Vision in White (The Bride Quartet)

    Vision in White (The Bride Quartet)
    Vision in White is the first novel in Nora Roberts' Bride Quartet series, and it tells the story of Mackenzie Elliot, a wedding photographer, and Carter Maguire. Sparks fly between them and they dally their way to a happy ending.
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    Felipe Durán
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "Vision in White is a decent novel with childhood enemies that turned into lovers. The book is pretty relatable, however sometimes it felt a little forced and slow."
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    #2Rebel Belle

    Rebel Belle
    Rebel Belle is the first book in the young adult fantasy series Rebel Belle written by Rachel Hawkins which centers on Southern belle Harper Price who becomes a Paladin after she receives incredible abilities. 
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    Wayne Wallace
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "I feel like "friends turned to lovers" is a pretty common trope in most books and movies. Is this solution the best? I can't say since I haven't read all of them, but I highly doubt it."
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    #3Rock Chick

    Rock Chick

    Since she was a kid, Indy Savage has been in love with Lee Nightingale, the today's investigator of the Nightingale Investigation. But Lee never paid attention to Indy Savage and finally, she gave up. Only when Indy finds herself involved in an investigation, Lee focused his interest in her. 

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    Jason Torres
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "This book and the whole series is very enjoyable. Highly recommend."
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    #4The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend

    The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend
    The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend, is a New York Times Bestselling romantic novel by Kody Keplinger. The novel-turned-movie was published by Poppy on September 7th, 2010.
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    James Greene
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend is a story that follows 17 year old Bianca Piper. She's smart and can detect liars in a heart beat, but ends up falling in love with someone she dislikes. It's an engaging romantic story and perfect for teens to enjoy."
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    #5Where I Belong (Alabama Summer)

    Where I Belong (Alabama Summer)
    Where I Belong is the first book in the new adult romance series written Alabama Summer written by J. Daniels which follows the love story between Mia Corelli and Benjamin Kelly.
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    Frank Cole
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "I absolutely loved it and devoured it in less than a day! I think it’s safe to say that J. Daniels has a new stalker ☺ Ben and Mia had me at hello… I loved the way their relationship started on such shaky ground, but turned out to be everything they ever wanted. I am a sucker for haters to lovers so their dynamic and Ben’s dirty mouth kept me in the moment for pretty much the better part of my weekend lol…"
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    #6Beautiful Player (Beautiful Bastard)

    Beautiful Player (Beautiful Bastard)

    As soon as her brother tried to bury her in high school, Hanna Bergstrom decided that it was time to start going out and dating anyone she wanted to. This included his brother's best friend, a known heart-breaker that after some hesitation, he decides to let Hanna in his life, something that will regret.  

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    Margaret Ross
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "Christina Lauren has once again put 50 Shades to shame. Christian who? Do yourself a favor and come over to the actual dark side. "
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    #7The Boy Who Sneaks In My Bedroom Window

    The Boy Who Sneaks In My Bedroom Window

    The Boy Who Sneaks In My Bedroom Window is a young adult contemporary romance book written by Kirsty Moseley. This fiction book is published in 2012 by Createspace. 

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    Sean Howard
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "The Boy Who Sneaks In My Bedroom Window was a book that my brother gave me as a present. He told me that this book was about enemies turned lovers and I really connected with this theme. This book was really fun to read."
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    #8Present Perfect (Perfect)

    Present Perfect (Perfect)
    Amanda Kelly is the protagonist of this love story. She is a girl obsessed with being perfect, something that lead to her unhappiness. The only thing that made her happy was her friendship with Noah, until she realized she had fallen in love with him. 


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    María de Lourdes Montiel
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "I had no idea what this story was about prior to reading it. This story takes us on a journey of friendship, life, loss, and rebirth."
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    #9Friends Without Benefits (Knitting in the City)

    Friends Without Benefits (Knitting in the City)
    Friends Without Benefits is a romance novel by Penny Reid that tells the story of Elizabeth Finney and her second chance at romance and a happily ever after with Nico Manganiello. This is the second book in the Knitting in the City series.
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    Timothy Stevens
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "A book of the ages, honestly. Something to read if you really like to see things work out, without working out. A complex story of love, and loss. Would suggest if you enjoy romance without all of the regular tropes."
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    #10Complicate Me (The Good Ol' Boys)

    Complicate Me (The Good Ol' Boys)

    The first book of 'The Good Ol' Boys Series' starts telling the story of two best friends that after sharing many moments, they eventually fall in love with each other. After a few time together, he will make a decision that will set them apart, but maybe there is still hope for love.

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    Evelyn Chen
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "Nice build up anticipation. Deep character development. Very slow burn romance. A real page turner. Childhood friends, fall in love, not enemies."
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    #11The Secret of Ella and Micha

    The Secret of Ella and Micha

    The Secret of Ella and Micha is a contemporary romance fiction and the first book in The Secret series written by Jessica Sorensen. This novel is about best friends Ella and Micha in college. It is first published in 2012.

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    Billy Garcia
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "The Secret of Ella and Micha is a story about best friends Micha and Ella who were childhood friends turned lovers in college. This novel certainly was well written and kept me interested in finishing the whole book at once. I absolutely loved it!"

Summary

Best What are the best novels with childhood enemies and friends turned lovers
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Vision in White (The Bride Quartet)Books 33 Paid
2Rebel BelleBooks 30 Paid
3Rock ChickBooks 30 Paid
4The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat FriendBooks 26 Paid
5Where I Belong (Alabama Summer)Books 25 Paid
6Beautiful Player (Beautiful Bastard)Books 24 Paid
7The Boy Who Sneaks In My Bedroom WindowBooks 22 Free
8Present Perfect (Perfect)Books 22 Paid
9Friends Without Benefits (Knitting in the City)Books 21 Paid
10Complicate Me (The Good Ol' Boys)Books 10 Paid
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