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Curtis Sittenfeld’s Austen Update
Explores Modern Pride and Prejudices
And now for something completely different. Well, sort of. Fans of Curtis Sittenfeld have come to expect her deceptively lighthearted skewerings of...
The Longest Ride
and Other Nicholas Sparks Novels We Love
Nobody tells a love story like Nicholas Sparks. Whether he’s writing about first romances, long-forgotten lovers, or those who long for a second...
The 5 Most Romantic Non-Romance, Non-Valentine’s Day-Themed Books
Valentine’s Day is here at last, and with it comes the desire to lose yourself in a good love story. The thing is, sometimes you don’t want to go full...
5 Books About Finding Love in the Darkness
It seems like beautiful love stories are always found at the end of rainbows, or at the top of the ferris wheels on first dates. But in my opinion, the...
8 Great YA Summer Romances
I could open this post with some sort of cheesy rendition of “Summer Lovin’,” but given that I’m about to recommend some of my...
The 6 Most Momentous Weddings in Fiction
You may have noticed pictures of rings posted all over social media during the past few months—perhaps you’re even among the newly minted...
7 of the Most Epic Romances in YA Lit
If there were a YA book about my high school romances, let’s just say it would be one tiny, sad novella. But that’s part of why reading YA...
The Most Memorable Marriage Proposals in Literature
Happy Engagement Season! What? You weren’t aware that engagements have their very own season? They sure do, according to the modern wedding industry....
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A Beginner’s Guide to New Adult
You may or may not have heard of New Adult, but one thing’s for certain about this fledgling category: it hasn’t had any trouble finding a huge...
25 Quotes on Love from Great Authors
In a romantic funk? Baffled by love? How about a quote from Oscar Wilde to shed some light on the subject? Though most of our favorite writers have had...
Cowboy Love Stories on the Page and Screen
Pure lady-movie gold is a good way to describe Nicholas Sparks’ newest novel, The Longest Ride, which features two love stories: one a mid-century,...
These Crafty Romances Make Great Autumn Reads
As of Sunday, it’s officially fall, and with the crisp days and cooler nights comes the impulse toward cozy novels, the literary equivalent of a Fair...