Do you love reading books based on your current emotions? Or are you a book nerd craving some romantic stories as the rain slides down your window?
Curling up in your blanket during the rainy season and reading your favourite romantic novel is an inexplicable feeling. Here are ten books you can add to your bookshelves this rainy season!
Wish I Could Tell You By Durjoy Datta (2019)
The book is a classic case of opposites attracting but far from cliche. Ananth is a generous, optimistic person who wants to make a difference. On the other hand, Anusha is a reserved, disillusioned writer looking for some inspiration. However, they instantly click as their lives collide when they join a charitable organisation.
Dark Lover by J.R. Ward (2005)
Unexpectedly, a purebred vampire leader falls in love with half-bred Beth. All of a sudden, Beth becomes familiar with the paranormal world. Full of fiction, the book keeps you hooked till the end.
What the Wind Knows by Amy Harmon (2019)
It is an unforgettable love story of a woman, Anne Gallagher, who grew up enchanted by her stories of Ireland. Her grandfather, from whom she heard the fascinating stories, died and left her heartbroken. Then, she travels to her childhood home to spread her ashes.
Their get pulled into the Ireland of 1921, where she finds love and solace in the arms of a doctor. Anne’s decision-making journey between history and her heart is the most intriguing part of the book. Is she willing to forego her life as she knew it for a life in an unknown time but with a man she loves?
Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake by Sarah Maclean (2010)
Lady Calpurnia Hartwell breaks all the rules and indulges in her whims after obeying everything for years. Gabriel St. John, the Marquess of Ralston, comes in and helps her assist on her quest. But, if she’s not careful, she may fall in love.
Hate to Want You, by Alisha Rai (2017)
In Rai’s debut, Livvy and Nicholas have a single tragedy, the warring families. However, one night in a year, they succumb to pleasure and forget about it all. Once, Livvy does not appear in for the truce. Later, she appears in town and leaves Nicholas wanting more.
The Notebook, by Nicholas Sparks (1996)
Would it be a round-up of the best romance novels without The Notebook at the top of the list? If you love the movie, the written story of Allie and Noah will sweep you off your feet.
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (2012)
Young adult fiction can pack a serious punch, as proven in John Green’s heart-wrenching tale about two teenagers’ journey of love and loss.
The Hating Game by Sally Thorne (2016)
If you’ve ever carried a torch for a colleague (the scandal!), this 2016 novel will feel familiar. Coworkers Lucy Hutton and her sworn nemesis Joshua Templeman have a rivalry as bitter as they come. Further, they compete for the same promotion. At least, it starts that way.
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell (2012)
They say you never forget your first love. Test that theory by taking a trip down memory lane with Eleanor and Park, two lovestruck misfit teens in 1986. They’re smart enough to know young love never lasts but brave enough to try.
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte (1847)
This 1847 classic tells the tale of courageous governess and heroine Jane Eyre and her brooding employer with a terrible secret, Mr Rochester. Groundbreaking for its time, the first-person narrative set a new standard for what romance could be — no wonder readers still love it more than 170 years later.
Lose yourself in these romantic novels that teach us to love more on the rainy days of life. So let’s get cozy with your favourite hot beverage and lose yourself in the magic of romance and true love!