If you are on the romantic side or your loved one likes to read romance novels, here is a list for you to enjoy. These are some of the most popular romance books ever written.
It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover
This book is what many fans called a "powerful" and "unexpected" story that follows the main character, Lily, through the tumultuous stages of an abusive relationship.
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
With no doubt, one of the greatest romance novels of all time, Austen's Pride and Prejudice follows the opinionated heroine, Elizabeth Bennet, as she frequently finds herself at odds with her beau.
Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
A steamy, hit series you can watch on Starz, the first in this eight-book saga starts off with lead character, Claire, somehow traveling into the past to 1740s Scotland. It's there that she begins a passionate relationship with a young warrior named Jamie Fraser.
Dark Lover by J.R. Ward
The first of J.R. Ward's ongoing 16 novel series, Black Dagger Brotherhood, follows purebred vampire leader, Wrath, as he unexpectedly falls in love with half-breed Beth, who's quickly introduced to an intriguing paranormal world.
Bared to You by Sylvia Day
This is the first of five books in erotic series. The story focuses on the main characters Eva and Gideon. Both are childhood sexual assault survivors, but they work to overcome their trauma in the hopes of having a healthy, stable relationship.
This Man by Jodi Ellen Malpas
An introduction to an addictive trilogy, in "This Man", interior designer Ava O'Shea is seduced by a new handsome playboy client. She doesn't want to want him, but we all know how that usually works out.
Vision in White by Nora Roberts
Written by popular novelist Nora Roberts, Vision in Whiteis a favorite in Roberts' 200-plus story repertoire. In the first of the Bride Quartet novels, wedding photographer Mac Elliot finds herself falling for a bride-to-be's brother, English teacher Carter Maguire. And what's supposed to be a "casual fling" turns into much more.
The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
In one of Nicholas Sparks' most well-known books, we're treated to the enduring, timeless love of Allie and Noah who, despite years of separation, always find their way back to each other.
Beautiful Bastard by Christina Lauren
Originally published online as Twilight fanfiction, the first in this five-book saga follows Chloe Mills and her boss Bennett Ryan as they begin a sexy office affair that turns into so much more.
The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
This racy romance follows math wiz Stella Lane, as she strives to learn more about dating and sex by hiring escort Michael Phan, who she eventually falls madly in love with.
Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell
This 1937 Pulitzer-winning epic novel tells the story of headstrong leading lady Scarlett O'Hara. The Southern Belle fights for the love of her life and for the preservation of her family's plantation in the midst of the Civil War and the Reconstruction Era.
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
In the first of the beloved Me Before You trilogy, after desperately taking on a new job, "ordinary girl" Louisa Clark falls in love with her boss, wheelchair bound-grump Will Traynor. The story was made into a movie, starring Sam Claflin and Game of Thrones'Emilia Clarke.
The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough
Another staple of the genre, The Thorn Birds is a romantic saga set in the Australian outback, following the Cleary family across decades. The central story focuses on only- daughter Meggie, and the forbidden love she shares with a priest.
The Hating Game by Sally Thorne
In Thorne's bestselling debut novel, Lucy Hutton and Joshua Templeman are both executive assistants at a publishing company. Lucy is bubbly and quirky, and Joshua is meticulous and a bit more reserved. They hate each other. Like, really hate each other. Or, do they?
Fallen Too Far by Abbi Glines
A modern romance that introduced fans to Glines' beloved Rosemary Beach series, Fallen Too Far follows Blaire, a tough, Alabama girl, and Rush, a surly rocker's son, as they succumb to their undeniable chemistry.
Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire
In this contemporary romance, Abby Abernathy tries to stay true to her new "good girl" image as she starts college. But the tough, tattooed Travis Maddox makes that difficult, especially after they enter a bet that could push them both to their limits.