From starry-eyed moon-calf love to heart-wrenching sagas. From pure unconditional devotion to the darker shade of passion. We’ve rounded up 5 syrupy, unputdownable romantic reads for you. These books are sure to leave you weak in the knees with butterflies fluttering by in your stomach. Or, perhaps, freeze your toes off. Don’t forget to wear your socks to bed tonight.
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
This stellar book takes you on a roller coaster ride of emotions with the characters. We don’t want to be killjoys and give away the plot. But here’s something to munch on; expect to smile, laugh, cry and even have your heart snagged by the end of this amazing book.
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
With lots of smouldering eyes, palpitating hearts and a nice touch of fantasy, this book is an engrossing vampire love story. We reckon you will start believing in soul mates by the end of this book. If not, we’re pretty sure you will at least think of vampirism as an appealing lifestyle choice.
The Chocolate Garden by Ava Miles
This feel-good book is all about trust and second chances. After a failed attempt, what does it take for your heart to open up to the possibility of love again? If a heart-warming and emotional book about the magic of love is your jam, this one is for you.
The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
This is an achingly tender story about the enduring power of love. It will sweep you off your feet like a whirlwind romance. It will smack you in the face with a blunt-forced reality check. And if you’re a die-hard romantic, it will move you to tears.
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
This best-seller is a story of brooding passion and long drawn-out revenge. It is a dark romance that ushers you through the crests and troughs of obsession and how love can forge one’s destiny. It may not give you the warm and fuzzy feeling in the pit of your stomach, but it’s beautiful in its darkness.