Books that are too good to be classified as straight romance
1 Outlander (Outlander, #1)
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2 Pride and Prejudice
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3 Dragonfly in Amber (Outland...
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4 Voyager (Outlander, #3)
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5 Gone with the Wind
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6 The Thorn Birds
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7 The Bronze Horseman (The Br...
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8 Katherine
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9 Drums of Autumn (Outlander,...
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10 Jane Eyre
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11 The Fiery Cross (Outlander,...
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4.24 of 5 stars 4.24 avg rating — 58,107 ratings
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12 The Tea Rose (The Tea Rose,...
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4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 14,468 ratings
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13 Memoirs of a Geisha
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 950,955 ratings
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14 A Breath of Snow and Ashes ...
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14 Portrait of Our Marriage
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16 Nobody Loves a Bigfoot Like...
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17 Daughter of the Forest  (Se...
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18 An Echo in the Bone (Outlan...
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19 After Forever Ends
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20 The Winter Rose (The Tea Ro...
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21 Into the Wilderness
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22 The Clan of the Cave Bear (...
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23 Through a Glass Darkly (Thr...
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24 Water for Elephants
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25 Girl With a Pearl Earring
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26 Son of the Shadows (Sevenwa...
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27 The Summer Garden (The Bron...
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28 Tatiana and Alexander (The ...
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29 The Winter Sea (The Slains,...
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30 The Guernsey Literary and P...
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31 Rebecca
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 189,685 ratings
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32 Emma
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 304,880 ratings
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33 Forever Amber
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 10,724 ratings
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34 Wuthering Heights
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 592,585 ratings
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35 Green Darkness
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36 Doctor Zhivago
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37 The Many Lives & Secret Sor...
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38 Shadows and Strongholds
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39 The Flame and the Flower
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40 Shanna
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41 The Love Knot
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42 On a Highland Shore (Highla...
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43 Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
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44 Shadow of the Moon
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45 A Town Like Alice
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46 The Masque of the Black Tul...
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47 Roselynde (The Roselynde Ch...
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48 Alinor (The Roselynde Chron...
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49 Celia Garth
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50 The Secret History of the P...
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51 Penmarric
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52 Here be Dragons (Welsh Prin...
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53 Frederica
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54 The Dark Queen (The Dark Qu...
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55 Ashes in the Wind
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56 The Champion
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57 If I Were You (Inside Out, #1)
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58 A Rose in Winter
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58 The Turncoat (Renegades of ...
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60 The Marsh King's Daughter
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61 To Dance with Kings
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62 Trade Wind
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63 The Proud Breed
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64 Now Face To Face
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65 Olivia And Jai
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66 The Far Pavilions
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67 Rainwater
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68 Jubilee Trail
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69 The Betrayal of the Blood L...
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70 The Seduction of the Crimso...
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71 Devil Water
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72 Nine Coaches Waiting
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73 Uncharted: Story for a Ship...
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74 Poseidon’s Children (The Le...
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75 The Light Bearer
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76 Oh, Kentucky!
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77 Kathryn in the Court of Six...
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78 A Vision of Light (Margaret...
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79 North and South
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80 Zemindar
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81 The Deception of the Emeral...
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82 The Falcons Of Montabard
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83 Madam, Will You Talk?
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84 In The Eye of The Beholder:...
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84 The Wide Game (Harmony, Ind...
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86 Requiem for the Devil
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86 Cinema of Shadows (Harmony,...
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88 An Infamous Army (Alastair,...
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88 Spook House (Harmony, India...
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90 Hades' Disciples (The Legac...
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91 The Russian Concubine (The ...
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92 The Ivy Tree
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93 Mistress of Rome (The Empre...
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94 The Veil of Illusion
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95 Sylvester
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95 The Glassblower of Murano
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97 Come Love a Stranger
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98 The Blood of Flowers
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99 A Song for Summer
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100 The Temptation of the Night...
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message 2: by Kaethe (new)

Kaethe The list of titles is awesome, but I resent the idea that "romance" uniformly means drek.


message 1: by Pat (new)

Pat Stearman Love this list - must come back to it and mark as read the ones I have - and put onto my 'to read' list those I haven't!


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