Ali Hazelwood is the pseudonym of an Italian-born romance novelist and neuroscience professor. Born and raised in Italy, Hazelwood’s journey took her through Japan and Germany before she settled in the United States to complete her Ph.D. in neuroscience. Her academic focus centered on brain stimulation and cognitive neuroscience.
Outside the laboratory, Hazelwood channeled her passion for writing, producing works that highlight women in STEM fields and academia. Her debut novel, “The Love Hypothesis,” quickly rose to acclaim, securing a spot on the New York Times bestseller list.
Outside of her writing and academic work, Hazelwood loves her three cats, enjoys Nutella, and side ponytails, and is learning to crochet. She’s also a full-time professor.
See also: Academic Rivals to Lovers Books.
Ali Hazelwood Books in Order
The Love Hypothesis Series
The STEMinist Novella Series
- “The Hating Game” by Sally Thorne – A witty and charming enemies-to-lovers romance that will keep you hooked until the very end.
- “The Flatshare” by Beth O’Leary – A heartwarming and unconventional love story about two strangers who share an apartment but have never met.
- “The Unhoneymooners” by Christina Lauren – A hilarious and swoon-worthy romantic comedy set in paradise, filled with mistaken identities and unexpected love.
See also: Jasmine Guillory Books in Order.
Most Recommended Books
- Love, Theoretically (The Love Hypothesis Series, #3) (4.27 Goodreads score)
- The Love Hypothesis (The Love Hypothesis Series, #1) (4.19 Goodreads score)
- Love on the Brain (The Love Hypothesis Series, #2) (3.95 Goodreads score)
- Under One Roof (The STEMinist Novellas Series, #1) (3.69 Goodreads score)
- Below Zero (The STEMinist Novellas Series, #3) (3.62 Goodreads score)
Ali Hazelwood has upcoming book releases scheduled: “Check & Mate” is set to be released on November 7, 2023, and “Bride” is planned to be available from February 6, 2024.
The Love Hypothesis
"The Love Hypothesis" is a book about Olive Smith, a Ph.D. candidate who doesn't believe in long-term relationships. However, when her best friend insists that Olive is in a committed relationship, Olive finds herself in a bind. In a moment of panic, she kisses the first man she sees, who happens to be Adam Carlsen, a renowned professor known for his arrogance. Surprisingly, Adam agrees to help Olive by pretending to be her boyfriend. As their fake relationship progresses, Olive is taken aback by Adam's unexpected support and attractive physique. As their experiment becomes more intense, Olive realizes that studying love is far more complicated when her own heart is involved.
Love on the Brain
"Love on the Brain" is a romance novel that follows the story of Bee Königswasser, a determined and intelligent woman who is offered a dream opportunity to lead a neuroengineering project at NASA. However, her excitement is dampened when she discovers that she has to co-lead with Levi Ward, someone she had a difficult past with during grad school. As Bee faces challenges in her career and her equipment goes missing, she starts to notice a change in Levi's behavior towards her. With her heart torn between her ambitions and her growing feelings for Levi, Bee must make a decision that could change her life.
Love, Theoretically follows Elsie Hannaway, a theoretical physicist who leads a double life. By day, she works as an adjunct professor, hoping to secure a permanent position. By night, she poses as a fake girlfriend, using her people-pleasing skills to become whoever her clients desire. However, her carefully constructed world is shattered when she encounters Jack Smith, the older brother of one of her clients. Jack is not only attractive but also the experimental physicist who ruined her mentor's career. As Elsie navigates her feelings for Jack and her desire for her dream job, she must decide whether to put her theories on love into practice.
Under One Roof
"Under One Roof" is a story about three friends who are scientists and believe in the power of love and science. Mara, Sadie, and Hannah may have different areas of expertise, but they all agree that opposites attract and rivals can ignite a spark. Mara, an environmental engineer, finds herself living with Liam, a big-oil lawyer who knows nothing about maintaining balance in their shared living space. Despite their differences, Mara discovers that there is more to Liam than meets the eye, and as she gets to know him, she finds it harder to dislike him and easier to fall in love.
Stuck with You
"Stuck with You" is a story about three friends who are scientists and believe in the power of love and science. Sadie, one of the main characters, finds herself stuck in an elevator with her ex-boyfriend, Erik, who she is determined to forget. Despite her initial resistance, Sadie starts to question if there is more to Erik than meets the eye.
In "Below Zero" three friends and scientists, Mara, Sadie, and Hannah, discover that love and science can be a powerful combination. Despite their different fields of study, they all agree that opposites attract and rivals can ignite a passionate flame. Hannah, a NASA aerospace engineer, finds herself injured and stranded in the Arctic, with her only hope for rescue being her longtime rival, Ian. Ian has always been a thorn in Hannah's side, but now he's risking everything to save her. As they face a dangerous snowstorm, Hannah can't help but wonder why Ian's presence is just as perilous to her heart as the freezing weather.
Check & Mate
"Check & Mate" is a book about Mallory Greenleaf, who has sworn off chess after it caused her family's downfall. However, when she reluctantly participates in a charity tournament, she unexpectedly defeats the world champion, Nolan Sawyer. This victory leads to unexpected opportunities and a growing connection between Mallory and Nolan. As Mallory navigates her rise in the chess world, she must also protect her family from the game's destructive influence.
In this paranormal romance a Vampyre bride and an Alpha Werewolf form an unexpected love that will captivate readers. Misery Lark, the daughter of a powerful Vampyre councilman, is forced into a peacekeeping alliance with the Weres. Lowe Moreland, the ruthless Alpha of the Weres, doesn't trust Misery, but little does he know that she has her own hidden motives. As they navigate their complicated relationship, Misery is determined to reclaim what is rightfully hers, even if it means a life alone with the wolf.