There are so many amazing love stories in literature. For Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d share a few of my favorites with you. But to put a fun twist on it, I picked my favorite love stories from a variety of genres: classics, contemporary novel, drama, fantasy, history, memoir, middle grades fiction, mystery, poetry, science fiction, and young adult. Enjoy!
Jane Eyre – by Charlotte Brontë
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet – by Jamie Ford
The Importance of Being Earnest – by Oscar Wilde
The Princess Bride – by William Goldman
My Dearest Friend: Letters of Abigail and John Adams – edited by Margaret Hogan and C. James Taylor
The Dirty Life: a Memoir of Farming, Food, and Love – by Kristin Kimball
Middle Grades Fiction
Ella Enchanted – by Gail Carson Levine
Busman’s Honeymoon – by Dorothy Sayers
To My Husband and Other Poems – by Anne Bradstreet
Shards of Honor – by Lois McMaster Bujold
Beauty – by Robin McKinley
What are some of your favorite love stories in literature? Have you found amazing love stories in genres of literature that you didn’t expect?