There's a lot of chance involved with deciding which self-published stories to read, and we understand many of you aren't the gambling type. But have no fear, we're making rolling the dice a little easier. We've scoured several online book retailers, including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Smashwords and more, to put together the bestselling fiction titles of the month that caught our eye. Get your TBR list ready!

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Bully and Until You by Penelope Douglas

Genre: contemporary New Adult romance

Release Dates: June and December 2013, respectively

The Story: Heroine Tate can't understand why her friend-turned-bully Jared turned on her, and ends up falling for him as she tries to figure it out. Book two, Until You, gives us the story from Jared's POV. Reviews call this series "solid new adult" and an "emotional rollercoaster."

Buy It: Bully is currently $0.99 on Amazon, B&N, Smashwords, Kobo, iBooks, and Sony.

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Broken by Kelly Elliott

Genre: contemporary romance

Release Date: November 2013

The Story: Country boy Layton is stuck tending to his family ranch after his brother dies, while New Yorker Whitley is on the run from her abusive husband and decides to seek refuge in the small Texas town Layton calls home. A post-college NA romance mixed with small-town charm that has fans raving about angsty cowboy Layton.

Buy It: Currently $2.99 on Amazon, B&N, Smashwords, Kobo and iBooks.

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Bedding the Wrong Brother by Virna DePaul

Genre: contemporary romance

Release Date: December 2013

The Story: DePaul has established herself as a solid romance writer, published both traditionally and independently. This story follows a heroine who seeks her male friend's love advice (bonus points for the male BFF being a magician) while secretly pining after his brother. Readers say the sex in this one is hot, and the characters make it an exceptional read.

Buy It: Right now it's only $0.99 on Amazon, B&N, Smashwords, Kobo ($2.99) and iBooks.

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It Must Be Your Love by Bella Andre

Genre: contemporary romance

Release Date: November 2013

The Story: Andre is a self-publishing powerhouse who continues her bestselling Sullivans series with book 11, Mia's story. Hero Ford is a rock star who rocked Mia's world years ago and now that he's back, Mia doesn't think she can let him go again. It's no secret that fans have been raving about the Sullivans since the beginning. If you haven't read one by now, what are you waiting for?

Buy It: Currently $4.99 on Amazon, B&N and iBooks and $5.99 on Smashwords, Kobo and Sony.

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Broken Dove by Kristen Ashley

Genre: fantasy

Release Date: December 2013

The Story: What's that? You didn't know KA wrote fantasy? Apparently there's no limit to Kristen Ashley's magic and fans have been eagerly awaiting her fourth Fantasyland story. Apollo Ulfris is devastated after the death of his wife, but discovers her twin in an alternate universe — giving him hope that he can bring his lost love back. Reviewers call this story "vintage" Ashley.

Buy It: Get it for $3.99 on Amazon, B&N, Smashwords and iBooks

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The Countess Conspiracy by Courtney Milan

Genre: historical romance

Release Date: December 2013

The Story: A widow with a secret and a scientist rake (who might have just a bit of an ego) butt heads in Milan's third Brothers Sinister tale. Readers praise Milan's historicals for being smart, funny and sexy, and we can't think of one reason why you shouldn't be reading them.

Buy It: Currently $3.99 on Amazon, B&N, Smashwords, Kobo and iBooks.

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Don't Lie to Me by Stacey Lynn

Genre: erotic romance

Release Date: July 2013

The Story: Emma is hesitant to date after her ex left her pregnant and alone, but she's been fantasizing about her billionaire boss Jack for years. This steamy office romance has readers comparing Emma and Jack to Sylvia Day's Eva and Gideon.

Buy It: Only $0.99 right now for Amazon, B&N and Kobo.

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Torn From You and With You (prequel) by Nashoda Rose

Genre: contemporary New Adult romance

Release Date: December 2013 (both titles)

The Story: Hoo boy, this book is packing a whole lot of drama. Hero Sculpt (yes, you read that correctly) is an underground fighter, the singer of a hot local rock band and heroine Emily's dream man. But before their relationship can take off, she's kidnapped and abused by none other than the man she thought was perfect. Reviews warn that Torn From You (and it's prequel With You, which reviewers suggest should be read together) is dark as Emily struggles with loving her abuser, but the book is praised for it's intensity.

Buy It: Torn From You is currently $2.87 on Amazon and Kobo, $2.99 on B&N, Smashwords and iBooks

Have you read any of these titles? Let us know what you think in the comments! We would also love to hear your favorite self-published romances. For more love stories head over to our Everything Romance page.

Tags: RT Daily Blog, E-Book, Romance
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