Touching Novels! 16 Romance Novel Book Lists to Read.
What gets you relax at your spare time? Are you aware that when it comes to relaxation, a good romance book plays a pivotal role? A lot of people choose romance novels time and time again to aid their relaxation. In this article, you shall learn about some well-crafted novels to read to aid a good relaxation. Below are some great Romance Novel Book Lists to Read.
Romance Novel Book Lists to Read
- The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
In this highly unusual love story, Henry and Clare seem like a normal couple until the reader realizes that Henry is unable to avoid moving back and forth through time. However, sometimes when Henry disappears, the results are amusing. Also, at other times, they are distressing. You’ll feel the depth of the characters’ passion and pain in this beautifully-written novel.
- See Me by Nicholas Sparks
Desperately trying to leave bad decisions he’s made in life behind, Colin Hancock meets beautiful Maria Sanchez, who has pulled herself up by the bootstraps to make a good life. He has no intention of getting into a romantic relationship. But the realization that she too has a traumatic past, and that they need each other to survive threatening incidents rooted in the past, may change his mind.
- The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The story of two teenage cancer survivors who meet in a cancer-support group will grip your heart and cause you to ponder the deeper questions we face in life. Hazel has survived cancer for three years, but is terminally ill and depressed when she meets Augustus who helps her understand the meaning of love. Also, your heart will swell with the tender emotion this story evokes and you’ll remember these characters for a long time.
- Unlawful Contact by Pamela Clare
Intensely emotional, and filled with suspense, this romantic thriller will have your heart racing for more reasons than one. Sophie Alton is a journalist who is investigating a woman’s disappearance. Also, she is led to the victim’s brother Marc, who is a convicted killer. And he’s also the man with whom Sophie shared a romantic encounter 12 years earlier. Part of the I-Team Series, this is one of those novels to read way past bedtime.
- Me before You by Jojo Moyes
In this intimate love story, we meet Will Traynor, a quadriplegic who was accustomed to thrill-seeking and pleasure before his accident, and Lou Clark, his inexperienced caretaker. However, although Will is gruff and irritable, Lou’s awkwardness and way of saying what’s on her mind eventually endear her to him, and love follows. Upon learning that Will plans to commit suicide, Lou designs adventures she hopes will give him reason to live, while he points out the potential in her own life.
- Purple Orchids (A Mitchell Sisters Novel) by Samantha Christy
Baylor and Gavin meet in college and fall in love. Fast forward eight years to when they meet again. Each claims the other wrote a letter to end the relationship. Is one of them lying? But can they start again where they left off? Or are eight years of hate too much to overcome? This is one of those romance novels that will bring out every emotion as you root for this couple.
- Lord Perfect by Loretta Chase
Loretta Chase is one of the best romance novelists of all time. And this book is one of her best. Benedict Carsington, Viscount Rathbourne is aloof, reserved, and perfectly controlled — except with Bathsheba Wingate, a smart, sharp, and stubbornly independent woman.
They both know nothing can come of their insane attraction. But when her daughter and his nephew go missing, their obvious course of action is to chase after them, and surrender to lust and love along the way.
- Hot Head by Damon Suede
Hot Head is a sweet and raunchy male-male romance story. And it is about two best buds and Brooklyn firefighters who are surprised and confused to find themselves falling in love. Griff has loved his partner at Ladder 181, Damon, since the days after 9/11. But Damon is a ladies man. For 10 years, Griff pines in secret. However, until Damon comes up with an unexpected plan to make money.
- Again, My Lord by Katharine Ashe
Once upon a time, Calista Holland and the Marquess of Dare almost wed. But a series of misunderstandings kept them apart. Years later, the two find themselves at an inn together. Destined to make the same mistakes again, Calista now has a second chance. And third and fourth to make things right in this novel that is best described as Jane Austen meets Groundhog Day.
- R is for Rebel by Megan Mulry
Rebel heiress Abigail Heyworth has spent the past 10 years in a relationship with a woman and traveling the world doing well. Eliot Cranbrooke is a warm, funny, and sophisticated American businessman. However, as they keep meeting through family and friends from Paris to middle America, their relationship gets oh-so intimate and oh-so complicated. This is a sexy, flirty, humorous, emotional and epic contemporary romance.
- Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
This young adult novel about Madeline, a girl who has never left her home due to an autoimmune disease, is both heart-wrenching and beautiful. Maddy’s whole world consists of her mother and her nurse until a curious boy named Olly moves in next door. Thus, begins an adorable relationship of friendship and first love that will leave you breathless.
- Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding
This hilarious novel about the obsessions Bridget Jones shares in her diary including her wildly fluctuating weight. Also, her quest for Mr. Right, and her desire to find inner peace, will have you laughing out loud. With soap opera-like drama and satiric wit, Bridget reveals her self-doubt and obsessive behavior in a way you’ll relate to.
- The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
Stella Lane, math whiz and number cruncher, creates algorithms to forecast customer purchases, and this has made her a wealthy woman. Trouble is, she has Asperger’s which has kept her from developing skills in the romance department. And which is why she hires escort Michael Phan to give her lessons in love. But pretty soon their practice sessions turn into something real, and you’ll have to read this book to find out how deep their love will go.
- A Bollywood Affair by Sonali Dev
This contemporary romance features mistaken identities, a thoughtful look at arranged marriages, and mouthwatering descriptions of Indian food. It centers on Mili Rathod, who is waiting for the man she believes to be her husband. However, he doesn’t want to be married, and her brother, Samir Rathod, hopes to get her signature on divorce papers. Of course, it’s not that simple — love and lust never is — but they all live happily ever after in this wonderful romance.
- Dark Lover by J.R. Ward
This novel kicks off the Black Dagger Brotherhood series about a family of powerful vampires battling the evil “lessers” In upstate New York. In Dark Lover, Wrath — the leader of the six vampire brothers and the only purebred vampire left on earth — must choose between the woman he loves and the woman he’s ordered to be with. And this is while getting revenge on the slayers who killed his parents.
- Captured by Beverly Jenkins
A hunky pirate rescues a captive damsel on the high seas? Yes, please. Of course, when he saves her life, a love story ensues — though not without complications. Clare Sullivan may have escaped slavery, but her children haven’t, and it’s no happy ever after without them. Dominic and Clare risk their freedom to rescue her children in this sweeping love story from one of the best romance writers of all time, Beverly Jenkins.
You are free to get the above listed romance novels and read to aid your relaxation. Also, feel free to recommend some to your loved ones.