Top 10 2017: Best Book Boyfriends/Girlfriends of 2017

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Today we’re featuring our picks for the Best Book Boyfriends/Girlfriends of 2017. I’ve picked couples for this one. I really loved both our hero and heroines for these books and/or series. 



Jori Garrison & Lauray “Law” Batisse – Primal Force
Jace Kennedy & Vivienne Moore – Rough & Tumble
Zeke Dugan & Gabrielle Parker – Wild & Sweet
Sam “Slider” Evans & Cora Campbell – Ride Wild
Grey & Lyra – Treasured by a Tiger
Brigitta & Rupert – So I Married a Sorcerer
Sienna & Nikolai – The Red Lily
Silver Mercant & Valentin – Silver Silence
Nevada Baylor & Connor “Mad” Rogan – Hidden Legacy Series
Mercy Thompson & Adam Hampton – Mercy Thompson Sereis


What are your picks for Best Book Boyfriends and/or Girlfriends of 2017?


Winners choice of one of my picks from The Top 10 Best Book Boyfriends/Girlfriends of 2017 (For the series of Hidden Legacy or Mercy Thompson you can pick any book in the series).  You can choose eBook or Paperback. The giveaway is international, as long as The Book Depository ships there free of charge (find that out here!) And, if you are a US winner, I will most likely ship from Amazon – because it will be there for you sooner! If you prefer, an eCopy I will send a Kindle or Nook edition. (Please note: You may only chose ONE of these options!)

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In case you missed it:

  •  Monday, December 25th – Best Books I’ve Read in 2017 + #Giveaway
  • Tuesday, December 26th – Best Book Covers of 2017 + #Giveaway
  • Wednesday, December 27th – Best New To Me of 2017 + #Giveaway


Coming up the rest of the week:

Friday, December 29th – Top 10 Books I’m looking forward to in 2018. (This list should be comprised of books released ONLY in 2018)


I'm an outdoor sun loving reader living near San Fransisco. I’m a mother, wife, animal & book lover. I'm the owner, reviewer & mind behind Angel’s Guilty Pleasures. My favorite animals are horses & dogs. As for reading I love all things paranormal & urban fantasy & my favorite shifters are dragons.

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65 comments on “Top 10 2017: Best Book Boyfriends/Girlfriends of 2017

  1. Loved Sebastian in Christina Lauren’s AUTOBOYOGRAPHY and Dylan and Caden in Cale Dietrich’s THE LOVE INTEREST.

  2. Roarke from JD Robb’s In death series

  3. I liked Joshua Templeman from Sally Thorne’s The Hating Game and from Kasie West’s P.S. I Like You

  4. So hard to choose! I just read Carolyn Brown’s series about the Dawson boys…any of them would be amazing!

  5. I don’t have one either! It is hard to choose..

  6. I don’t have one. I was reading a lot of literature for school rather than for fun.

    • That’s ok!

  7. 2017’s best book boyfriend is Percy from The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

    • Nice choices. Thank’s for sharing!

  8. “Who where some of your Best Book Boyfriends and/or Girlfriends of 2017?” I don’t know! Maybe the Patricia Briggs heroine is good!

    • Mercy is wonderful. I like Briggs characters. Thank’s for sharing!

  9. I’d say Sagan from Without Merit

    • Thank’s for sharing!

  10. Roarke from J.D. Robb’s in Death series, Curran from Ilona Andrews’ Kate Daniels series and Tybalt from Seanan McGuire’s Toby Daye series.

    • All very nice picks. Thank’s for sharing!

  11. I love Mad Rogan. I always hated picking couples or book boyfriends. It is always the hardest top 10 post for me.

    • Yes, it is hard. So many great book boyfriends/girlfriends/couples to fall in love with throughout the year. Thanks for sharing.

  12. I loved Sam & Cora as well as Jack & Vivienne. Of course my top 4 people will always be Clare & Jamie Fraser and Roarke & Eve from the In Death series.
    Carol Luciano

    • Great picks. Thank’s for sharing!

  13. I loved Rhys from A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas and Shiro from Immortal Fire by Annette Marie.

    • Thank’s for sharing!

  14. Trent from Scandalous by LJ Shen, Spider from Spider by Ilsa Madden-Mills and Calvin McLoughlin from Roomies by Christina Lauren.

    • Thank’s for sharing some of your best book boyfriends/girlfriends of 2017.

  15. Beau and Sabrina from The Outpost by Devney Perry

    • Thank’s for sharing a couple you liked in 2017.

  16. Cassidy and Brynn from Unloved by Katy Regnery and Cade and Piper from The Biker’s Virgin by Michelle a. Valentine

    • Thank’s for sharing some of your book couples in 2017.

  17. Charley from the Charley Davidson series by Darynda Jones and Lorenzo from the Scarlet Scars series by JM Darhower

    • Thank’s for sharing some of your Book Boyfriends/Girlfriends of 2017. I like Charley, still have a ways to go in the series, but I started it this year.

  18. I really liked Frankie and Samara from Out on Good Behavior by Dahlia Adler 🙂

    • Thank you for sharing!

  19. My top girlfriends/boyfriends of 2017 were: Mercy and Adam in Patricia Briggs’ Mercy Thompson series, Nevada and Mad Rogan in Ilona Andrews’ Hidden Legacy series, Charley and Reyes in Darynda Jones Charley Davidson series, and Silver and Valentin in Nalini Singh’s Silver Silence.

    • All wonderful picks. I like them all. Thank’s for sharing!

  20. Mad Rogan is a nice addition to the list. Heaton usually has some yummy men in her books.

    • Yes, Ms. Heaton does have some yummy men in her books to pick from. Rogan is a hottie. ^_^

  21. Connor Mad Rogan of course =p and Rhysand (ACOWAR) :3

    • Thank’s for sharing!

  22. I haven’t read these yet but want to. I think my two favorite book boyfriends this year are Gabriel from The Pawn by Skye Warren and Sean from Addiction and Obsession both by Vivian Wood. Going to add some to my TBR right now!

    • Thank you for sharing your picks on book boyfriends of 2017.

  23. oh my gosh I just LOVE your list because I agree with so many of these. Morgan, Kaye, Sparks, Andrews, Singh (bearilicious). Because these heroes and heroines in these books were so amazing and I want to re read these books now.

    • They all where a lot of fun and I’m with you on re-reading ^_^. Thank’s for stopping in.

  24. Love your picks Angela!!! Mine are Vlad and Leila from Into the fire,Rhys and feyre from A court of wings and ruin, and Scythe and Chiara from Midnight unbound! Shared on all my socials!!

    • Glad you like my picks and thank you for sharing some of your picks too. I need to try out the A Court of Thorns and Roses series. Heard great things about them. I read the Midnight Breeds only the first 4 I think years ago long before blogging. I’ve been thinking about trying the books again. ^_^ Vlad and Leila are a great couple too. I still need to finish the series.

  25. Oh Silver and Valentin!!! I adore them! I loved Sam and Cora as well. The other books are new to me!

    • Silver and Valentine OMG they where fabulous. I was waiting not so patiently for Sam and Cora and they didn’t disappoint. Thank’s for stopping in.

  26. none

    • Thank’s for stopping in.

  27. Sam & Cora, Mercy & Adam, Rogan & Nevada I love these couples

    • Me too. They are all great. Thank’s for stopping in and sharing your favorites.

  28. I completely agree with Nevada and Rogan, Silver and Valentin and Adam and Mercy. I know there are a few couples in the Shifter Unbound series I would want to include! Oh and Kate & Curran. Also Logan and Silver from the Mageri series. I fall in love with couples too easily LOL

    • I fall for couples too easily too especially if they have more than one book or pop back up in others. ^_^ Thank’s for sharing your favorites.

  29. Hhmm, I def agree about Adam and Mercy!!. Also, Curran and Kate from the Kate Daniels series, Alucard from A Conjuring of Light…

    • Great picks. I love Kate and Curran too and Adam and Mercy. Haven’t heard of A Conjuring of Light. Thank’s for sharing your favorites.

  30. I liked Eli and Charlie from Field-Tripped. Hilarious book. Jackson and Bianca from Burn For You and Abelard and Lily from Love Letters of Abelard and Lily were also some of my favorites.

    • Thank you for sharing some of your favorite couples in 2017.

  31. Great pics Angela and thanks for the giveaway!!

    • Glad you enjoyed this posts picks and you are welcome! Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!!

  32. Noah Shaw would be my book boyfriend of 2018!

    • Thank you for sharing one of your book boyfriends for 2017.

  33. Good question. I have to agree with the two in Silver Silence. A very good match indeed. Mercey Thompson is another good one as well. Treasured by the Tiger another good couple. I also loved reading Fuery and Shaia in Unchained by a forbidden Love, Siena and Elijah in Wild Cat. Trace and Jade in Traces Temptation. There are many more but these are a few.

    • Thank’s for sharing some of you couples for 2017. ^_^

  34. I loved Rhys and Feyre from a Court of Wings and Ruin and Griffin and Cat from the Kingmaker Chronicles!

    • Great picks. Thank you for sharing.

  35. thanks for the nice giveaway. Right now I have only one in mind it’s Gianluca from a place in the sun by RS Grey. But well Curran from Kate Daniels too and so many more that I’ll have to think about lol

    • Kate and Curran will always be one of my top couples. I tried to pick new couples to me for this post, but Mercy and Adam made it ^_^. Thank’s for sharing one of your couple picks and you are welcome for the giveaway!