Top 10 Romance Books You Love To Love

Romance Books That Will Sweep You Away

Ladies who lived in an era when there was no internet nor television entertained themselves by reading romantic books and novels. But, surprisingly, the habit of book reading did not stop, but rather the opposite – some of the romance novels that were popular in 19th century are still on top. Below are the top 5 all time romance books followed by the top 5 romance books of today.

The top 5 best romance books of all times:

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1. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin

Placed in Victorian England, the plot puts us into the lives of the Bennet family, and their five young daughters ready for marriage. The appearance of young Mr. Darcy makes a turmoil in their lives. Social satire written in 1813 influenced generations of women who still search for their Mr. Darcy.

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2. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

The life of Jane Eyre was everything but easy. Nevertheless, she becomes a governess and marries Mr. Rochester. But their love is disturbed by a terrible secret. In 1834, the novel Jane Eyre was considered far ahead of its time as it questioned morals, gender, class and sexuality.

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3. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

The book introduce us with a love affair that Catherine Earns had with gypsy Heath cliff. The melodramatic novel describes a passion between two difficult characters. Published in 1847, it was declared by society as extremely vulgar.

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4. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

What does it look like when a married woman has sex with another man in the 1800's? Emma Bovary tells us the difficult story. The author, Gustave Flaubert, was invited to the court after publishing the book in 1856 because of vulgarity.

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5. Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

Spoiled Southern beauty Scarlett O’Hara lives in the time of Civil War and falls in love with Rhett Butler. The melodramatic history novel (1939) became a synonymy for great love, whose popularity among Americans raised after is it became of the most popular American movies of all time.

To complete the top 10 romance books here are the current top 5 top romantic books.

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6. Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James

Student Anastasia goes for an interview with Mr. Grey and soon gets close to him, but the man has specific erotic taste. She starts an affair and reveals her desires while she discovers Grey’s secrets. This erotic novel written in 2011 gained worldwide success among a mature audience in a short period of time.

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7. Fifty Shades Darker by E. L. James

The second part of Fifty Shades of Grey shows readers how Anastasia decides to break the relationship with erotic Mr. Grey but can’t resist and comes back to him driven by desire. It seems that readers enjoy the books explicit scenes, as the second part became just as popular as the first.

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8. Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie

Monervy Dobbs was invited to dinner by a man who wants to win a bet, so after the meal is finished, they agree not to see each other again. But things go in a surprising direction… After reading it, readers may believe that true love really exists!

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9. Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire

Young student Abby Abernathy lives a modest life without any vice. The appearance of Travis Maddox, a guy who is exactly what Abby does not need, makes a turnover in their lives. A book is written for young audiences who will recognize themselves in their college lives.

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10. It Had To Be You by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Phoebe Somerville knows nothing about football, but inherits a professional sports team. She does not get along with coach Dan Calebow, a sexist she didn't prepare for. This warm and hilarious story became a prequel for the Gossip Girl series.