Romance

According to the Romance Writers of America, "Two basic elements comprise every romance novel: a central love story and an emotionally-satisfying and optimistic ending." Both the conflict and the climax of the novel should be directly related to that core theme of developing a romantic relationship, although the novel can also contain subplots that do not specifically relate to the main characters' romantic love. Other definitions of a romance novel may be broader, including other plots and endings or more than two people, or narrower, restricting the types of romances or conflicts.

The Crown (The Selection, #5)
A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #2)
The Crown's Game (The Crown's Game, #1)
The Unexpected Everything
Summer Days & Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories
The Problem with Forever
Ruined (Ruined, #1)
Until June (Until Her, #2)
Mister O
Warrior Witch  (The Malediction Trilogy, #3)
Wicked Heart (Starcrossed, #3)
Grin and Beard It (Winston Brothers, #2)
Every Exquisite Thing
Charged (Saints of Denver, #2)
Marrying Winterborne (The Ravenels, #2)

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  • Me Before You (Me Before You, #1)
    After You (Me Before You, #2)
    The Nightingale
    Bay of Sighs (The Guardians Trilogy, #2)
    A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #2)
    Say You'll Stay (Return to Me, #1)
    When I'm Gone
    The Contract (The Contract, #1)
    The Fault in Our Stars
    The One (The Selection, #3)
    Ramsay
    The Elite (The Selection, #2)
    The Obsession
    Eleanor & Park
    We Were Liars
    Real by Katy EvansDriven by K. BrombergBully by Penelope DouglasCollide by Gail McHughBeautiful Bastard by Christina Lauren
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    Bet Me by Jennifer CrusieCan You Keep a Secret? by Sophie KinsellaMatch Me If You Can by Susan Elizabeth PhillipsIt Had to Be You by Susan Elizabeth PhillipsThe Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
    Best Ever Contemporary Romance Books
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    Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuireFifty Shades of Grey by E.L. JamesThoughtless by S.C. StephensFifty Shades Darker by E.L. JamesFifty Shades Freed by E.L. James
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    Twilight (Twilight, #1)
    Pride and Prejudice
    The Fault in Our Stars
    New Moon (Twilight, #2)
    Eclipse (Twilight, #3)
    Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
    Outlander (Outlander, #1)
    Fifty Shades Darker (Fifty Shades, #2)
    Jane Eyre
    The Time Traveler's Wife
    Eleanor & Park
    Anna and the French Kiss (Anna and the French Kiss, #1)
    Romeo and Juliet
    A Walk to Remember
    Beautiful Disaster (Beautiful, #1)


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