Romantic novels can take you to a completely different place and give you something to read for hours upon hours. If you enjoy reading and love a good fantasy, then these books are definitely for you! There are a lot of different stories out there and there is a lot that you might find interesting. Since there are so many choices out there, you might need help picking just one. Below you’ll find the top ten of all time so you can get to reading!
10. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
This intimate novel is about Will Traynor and Louisa Clark, who meet each other after going through very different lives. They end up falling in love and finding strength in one another. It’s a deep, interesting and caring book that will have you crying!
9. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
This is a great love story about a woman who has an affair with a man who wants her to leave her husband. After she does, she gets paranoid about her new man leaving her. The story moves on from here and talks about all the emotions she goes through and how she navigates transitioning between loves.
8. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
This is the book that turned the world into vampire lovers. It’s a classic love story but is about a girl who falls in love with a vampire. They can’t live apart from each other and have to go through a number of obstacles in order to be together. There are many other books in the Twilight series, and it’s been turned into a successful movie franchise. The books are worth a read, as Bella and Edward are two characters that really shine on the pages.
7. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
You’ve probably heard of this book or maybe you even read it in high school. It’s about Jane, who was an orphan but ended up being raised by her aunt, who was cruel to her. After she goes to school she is abused by the headmaster but sticks with her desire to become educated. After becoming a teacher she gets a new job and meets a man, Mr. Rochester. Unfortunately, she finds out too late that he is actually already married with children. Jane can’t handle this and then runs away.
6. 50 Shades of Grey by EL James
If you want a steamy romance that is just as sexy as it is captivating, then this is it. This trilogy has taken the world by storm and is being made into a movie as well. EL James is the author of this book about a woman named Anastasia Steele. She meets a man named Christian Grey. This then turns into an erotic, yet a sensual book that moves the reader in a number of different ways.
5. The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
This is a love story about a man who can travel back in time but can’t control when it happens. You get to see their love unfold, and it keeps you intrigued to the very end.
4. Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
This book was published way back in 1936, but it’s still as popular today as it was back then. It’s a love story about Scarlett and Rhett, who miss their chance at love and don’t end up together for much longer than they should. It’s been turned into a movie that won many awards, including an Academy Award. It’s historical, romantic and a classic that anyone must-read.
3. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
This is a timeless book that was first published back in 1813. It’s been made into a number of movies, but it’s best to read the book to get the full effect. It’s about a woman named Elizabeth Bennet, who is about to be married off. She meets Mr. Darcy and their story grows from there.
2. P.S. I Love You by Cecelia Ahern
This love story is about Holly and Gerry, who absolutely love each other and have an amazing love story until Gerry dies. After he dies Holly finds notes that Gerry wrote to her before he died. There was one note for each of the months after his death, and they told her that she must go on. It’s a touching story that comes to life on paper and in the movie that starred Gerard Butler and Hiliary Swank.
1. Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks
This love story features Katie, who keeps to herself and lives in a small town in North Carolina. One day she meets Ale and ends up falling in love with him. Their love story in this book has captivated audiences of all kinds and has resulted in the popularity of the book.