Is your other half or secret crush a book lover? We’ve curated an edit of our favourite romantic books, and you’re sure to find the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for any bookworm. From classic romance novels to contemporary love stories, these are books to fall in love with.

 

 

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The Time Traveler's Wife

The Time Traveler’s Wife is the magical story of Henry, who suffers with a genetic condition that becomes known as chrono-displacement and causes him to travel involuntarily through time, and Clare, who falls in love with Henry during his frequent visits to the past. When they eventually meet in the present, sparks fly.

 

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The Notebook

Adapted into the much-loved film starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams, you’d have to have a heart of stone not to shed a tear at the ending of Nicholas Sparks’ first novel.

 

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Call Me By Your Name

Call Me By Your Name is a coming of age story and a novel about the power of first love. In 1980s Italy, seventeen year old Elio’s quiet summer is turned upside down with the arrival of his father’s postdoc student Oliver. Aciman writes beautifully and powerfully on love found and lost.

 

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The End of the Affair

The End of the Affair is a story of obsessive love and jealousy, and is considered to be one of Greene’s most accomplished novels. Bendrix meets Sarah, the wife of a civil servant he is studying as part of his research for his new book, and the two quickly fall in love. A passionate affair ensues, but after Bendrix is nearly killed by a falling bomb, Sarah breaks off their relationship with no explanation.

 

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In this special Valentine's Day Book Break, Emma helps you find your perfect book match: