34 Swoon-Worthy Romance Novels

Falling in love has been a prominent theme in literature since people first started writing books.  In fact, most books will have a romantic component to them, no matter what genre they are. However, if you are looking for a little romance this Valentine’s Day, here are 34 book recommendations from our 3,000 Bibliomaniacs – ones they think are swoon-worthy.

1. The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger, 2. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, 3. A Knight in Shining Armor by Jude Devereux, 4. Angus, Thongs and Full Frontal Snogging by Louis Rennison, 5. The Edge of Never by J.A. Redmerski, 6. Emma by Jane Austen, 7. Persuasion by Jane Austen, 8. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell, 9. Bengal’s Heart by Lora Leigh, 10. Paradise by Judith McNaught, 11. Anne of the Island by L.M. Montgomery, 12. Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell, 13. The Search by Nora Roberts, 14. A Company of Swans by Eva Ibbotsen, 15. Hawksong by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes, 16. The Wolf and the Dove by Kathleen Woodwiss, 17. The Perilous Gard by Elizabeth Marie Pope, 18. At Swim Two Boys by Jamie O’Neill, 19. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, 20. The Black Opal by Victoria Holt, 21. The Invitation by Jude Devereux, 22. Dark Magic by Christine Feehan, 23. Calhoun by Diana Palmer, 24. Now You See Her by Linda Howard, 25. Men in Kilts by Katie MacAlister, 26. Dreams of Stardust by Lynn Kirland, 27. The Return of Rafe MacKade by Nora Roberts, 28. Skye O’Malley by Bertrice Small, 29. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen, 30. The Last Time I Was Me by Cathy Lamb, 31. A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare, 32. The Masqueraders by Georgette Heyer, 33. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden, 34. Forever Amber by Kathleen Windsor.

Did we miss your favorite romance novel?  What books have you fallen in love with?


Julie is Traffic Manager at Half Price Books Corporate.
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One thought on “34 Swoon-Worthy Romance Novels

  1. You missed Georgette Heyer, if she hadn't picked up on the Regency romance 100 years after Jane Austen, I don't think the genre we would exist. You can find traces of her in everyone of the authors you mentioned (except JA), and many of them credit her as being one of their earliest influences and starting their love of romance

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