Discover College Best Sellers

Find the Best College stories through a handpicked selection of sample chapters and reviews! Each story is available exclusively on Galatea, an immersive reading platform available on iOS and Android.

The Dream Life

When Anna found herself pregnant and completely on her own at seventeen, she vowed she would build a dream life for her and her child. After her parents kicked her out, she moved to Seattle, where she found a job at a bakery. Now her child is three years old, and with the support of a couple who have become her surrogate parents, she has almost finished college. Her dream life is almost within reach, but a medical crisis and the unexpected return of her child’s father threaten to tear down everything she has fought so hard to build. Will Anna lose everything she’s ever wanted, or will she finally get to live her dreams?

Age Rating: 18+

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The Tutor

Cara is a shy instructor at the university. When she’s assigned to tutor a gorgeous new student, she struggles to keep things professional. The situation becomes even more complicated when a certain someone from her past reappears in her life, hell-bent on pursuing her. His dark desire knows no bounds, but Cara is still torn…what path will she choose?

Age Rating: 18+ (Sexual Assault/Abuse, Violence)

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Someone Like Xavier

A week before she starts her last year of college, Melody has a one-night stand with a sexy stranger. She doesn’t expect to see him again, but she can’t seem to forget him and the connection they shared. So, Melody is shocked when the mysterious man turns up at her graduation, and even more shocked when she sees who he’s with. They can’t deny the chemistry and passion between them, but they also can’t be together. Will fate keep them apart forever, or can they find a way to each other?

Age Rating: 18+

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The Love Shack

Avery O’Neil is a film student at UBC, battling a long-time secret crush on athlete Aaron James. What better way to get over Aaron than to try out a by-invitation-only fling at The Love Shack? No lights, no talking, no seeing your partner…but what does Avery do when her first experience gets under her skin?

Age Rating: 18+

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Best of Both Worlds

Dr. Chimamanda Rowland doesn’t do one-night stands. Her goal: Get through her residency, pay off her student loans, and return to her home country of Nigeria to establish hospitals for impoverished residents. But one night of partying leads to unexpected consequences, and Amanda is suddenly thrust into a world of upscale living and maternity clothes. And it feels like someone’s watching her…Amanda’s dream is in jeopardy, but can she survive when her life becomes a nightmare?

Age Rating: 18+ (Extreme Violence, Gore, Human Trafficking)

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Leap Before You Look

It’s the summer after high school and everyone is getting ready to leave for college. But not Kari Montgomery—she’s stuck in Eugene, Oregon, because culinary schools are expensive. Then her forever crush, Holt Bennett, suddenly asks her to make a big, life-altering decision—a decision that could make or break her future. Will Kari seize her chance to grow up, too?

Age Rating: 18+

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Three. The Perfect Number

Madison Davis is finally done with college. Time to go home, see her brothers and their best friends, the twins, and find a boyfriend who won’t cheat on her with her friend. But Madison’s life is upended when she sees the twins again. Suddenly they don’t feel so much like brothers to her, and she doesn’t feel like their friends’ bratty little sister to them, either… What are they going to do when they can’t resist each other any longer? And what will her brothers say?

Age Rating: 18+

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Just Go With It

Megan attends Clemson University, has a great best friend, a nice car, and a cozy apartment. She doesn’t hate her life…but she feels like there’s something missing. When she meets Noah, she feels sparks she’s never felt before, not even with her boyfriend. Can she fight the urges building within, or will she give in to Noah’s charms?

Age Rating: 18+

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How To Steal A Heart

Fresh off a breakup, high schooler Olivia just wants to keep things casual. But when she and Johnny start hooking up after a party, they realize they have explosive chemistry—and that Olivia is pregnant! After deciding to keep the pregnancy, Olivia and Johnny fall in love, face Olivia’s difficult parents, and build a life together while also graduating from high school and learning about the real world.

Age Rating: 18+

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Forbidden Touches

Evelyn Webber was a girl who studied hard, kept her head down, and lived an easy life. Everything changes on her twenty-second birthday when her friends take her clubbing and she meets the elusive Aiden Sawyer. Sparks fly and by the end of the night, Aiden claims her as his. But things get complicated when Evelyn learns that he’s her new chemistry professor…

Age Rating: 18+

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