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The Biggest List of YA/NA Fantasy Enemies-to-Lovers Books

Updated: Nov 11, 2021

YA and NA Enemies to Lovers Books

We're all about that angst, that sexual tension, that I-love-to-hate-you-and-hate-to-love-you vibes. And especially when it's paired with "there's only one bed" (I'll be highlighting some of those in my list ๐Ÿ˜‰). Whenever someone says, "Give me a good recommendation for enemies to lovers books!" these are the ones I recommend.

Buckle up, because this is the most comprehensive list you'll ever find (in no particular order) - from urban fantasy to epic fantasy, from low steam to lots of steam, from traditional to indie books. If you want a smorgasbord of fantasy enemies to lovers, you've come to the right place!

**There will be minor spoilers below, but nothing earth-shattering**


The Bridge Kingdom (2 books)

Arranged marriage, "I've been sent to kill/betray you" + steam
*Available on Kindle Unlimited*
YA Enemies to Lovers Books - The Bridge Kingdom

Lara, a trained killer and princess, is given to Aren, the king of an enemy land, as a bride. Her true purpose is to bring down his kingdom, but, of course, she can't help falling for him. This duo has plenty of sexual tension, action, and and a bit of steam!

The Curse of the Arcadian Stone (3 books)

"I've been sent to kill/betray you"
Enemies to Lovers Trope - Curse of the Arcadian Stone

She was solely created to guard a legendary relic. But when a rogue thief from Earth disrupts her dreary world, her job won't be the only thing she loses. This is a fun, enjoyable read about an ancient fae whose boring life is suddenly disrupted by a human thief.

Dance of Thieves (2 books)

"I've been sent to kill/betray you"
*Available on Kindle Unlimited*
YA Books with Enemies to Lovers - Dance of Thieves

A son destined to lead, thrust suddenly into power. A legendary street thief leading a mission, determined to prove herself. A dark secret that is a threat to the entire continent. This duology is a spin-off of The Remnant Chronicles (which also has "I've been sent to kill/betray you vibes, by the way) and is just delightful! It's enemies to lovers, forced proximity, fake dating, and is an all-around excellent read.

Initiation: Elite Supernatural Trackers (3 books)

Supernatural prison
*Available on Kindle Unlimited*
Enemies to Lovers Trope - Elite Supernatural Trackers

Cara is a witch who can't control her powers, and she winds up thrown in supernatural jail. She catches the eye of four sexy and dangerous men, referred to as the Fabled Four. Though the multiple love interests may seem like reverse harem, this series is definitely MF. It's got excitement, romance, and mystery wrapped in a paranormal package!

ACOTAR (5 books)

Beauty and the Beast retelling, "There's only one bed" + steam, fated mates
YA and NA Enemies to Lovers Books - A Court of Thorns and Roses

This series is probably the most recommended series for enemies to lovers. Don't let book 1 fool you - yes, it starts out as a Beauty and the Beast retelling, but book 2 will take you for a wild ride! That's where the enemies to lovers, fated mates, and steamy scenes come into play! If you haven't read this one before, give it a whirl! It's worth experiencing at least once.

Finding Eden (2 books, stand-alone)

Dystopian, Own Voices, "I've been sent to kill/betray you"
*Available on Kindle Unlimited*
Enemies to Lovers Trope - Finding Eden

She's a mutant on the run. He's the warden hunting her. This book is described as "a post-apocalyptic Serpent and Dove meets modern X-Men." Though technically part of a series, book 2 can be read as a stand-alone. Both books take place in the same world but feature different characters. This book is an exciting twist on the supernatural thrown into a post-apocalyptic world. Definitely a good read to get your enemies-to-lovers fix!

Daughter of the Pirate King (2 books)

Pirates and sirens, "There's only one bed"
*Available on Kindle Unlimited*

Alosa is described as a "Lady Jack Sparrow" and that couldn't be more true! She's crafty and capable and always has a trick up her sleeve. I love the banter and constant tension between her and Riden. This duology is a quick, exciting read. Give it a read - you won't regret it!

Rebel's Blade (7 books)

"I've been sent to kill/betray you"
*Available on Kindle Unlimited*

Sage is a swordsmith who sets off to spy on the crown and lead a rebellion. But her plans go south and she ends up imprisoned by the devils themselves, her sworn enemies, the four princes of Aermia. Sage is a fierce and capable heroine, and all four princes have stunning three-dimensional personalities. This is Frost Kay's debut novel, but it reads like a fantasy bestseller! So, so good.

From Blood and Ash (3+ books)

"I've been sent to kill/betray you" + steam