Welcome to Shelf Cravings, Valentines Day special! This week Im doing things a little different. With it being Valentines day I thought I would share a few of my absolute favorite love story's.......so hold onto your hearts and be prepared to swoon...or cry!
Everyone already knows the classics, from Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth to Noah and Alley....here are some you may not of heard...ok you probably already heard of them, but they are my favorite modern day love stories.....from the heart touching to the heart breaking....
The Time Travelers Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
Oh Henry and Claire how you riveted my soul with your twisted, chaotic, desperate love. I swooned, I gasped, I cried....A LOT!
The River of Time Series by Lisa T. Bergren
Could there be anything more romantic then traveling back to the 14th Century, finding the man of your dreams, speaking in Italian and loving that man so much your willing to give up toilets??? Hmmm dont think so....go meet Gabi and Marcello and be prepared to fall in love with the Dark Ages.
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
Who is like Bella and Edward? Talk about a couple who created their own genre. Geez!!!
Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers
This book is filled with so much love...it could possibly make your heart explode. And not to mention an entire box of tissue while you sob buckets!! Michael and Angel will tear your heart out.......
White by Ted Dekker
A mortal (Thomas) falls for a Scab (Chelsea) ...... a woman with a scabby flesh disease...you would have to read it to understand.... they reek of so much love our mortal has to bang his head against walls just to knock himself out.
The Story Sisters by Alice Hoffman
Want to meet the two most messed up people ever....take a trip with Elv and Lorry, goodnight if any two people could be more wrong for each other its these two. Through the drugs, the destruction, the toxic waste- they have a connection that haunted me for weeks!!!
April and Oliver by Tess Callahan
An epic story of child girl and boy friends who grow up.......Oliver loves April...April does everything to destroy her life....Oliver surprises us with his nontraditional romantic outcome. A quiet, sad little love story.
Are you feeling all swoony now? You should be!! If you haven't read White, The Story Sisters or April and Oliver, you should hit the links and add these to your Valentine's Check out!!!
Have a Lovely Day Friends!