There are a lot of people who try to be romantic only on Valentine’s Day and they simply forget about romance after the holiday. So, should love and romance last a little longer than just a day? Why do not people preserve these emotions for good? Unfortunately, some people often have to be reminded of the importance of these feelings.
Today we also decided to remind you that Valentine’s Day should not be the only day in the year when people love each other. For this purpose we have prepared for you some romantic books to read after Valentine’s Day. Here they are!
#1 Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare
For never was a story of more woe
Than this of Juliet and her Romeo.
Is there another love story which is more famous than the story of the famous Shakespearean play “Romeo and Juliet”? Probably not. People all over the world have heard of it, know what it is about, and yet have not read it even if it is not that long.
There are some people who say that they do not understand Shakespeare’s work and do not see why it is so famous, but it is probably because they have not read it thoroughly. If you also have not read it, then maybe it is time to do it. Find out why this story will never be forgotten and go deep into the love and romance in it.
#2 Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin
The next book which will inspire you to believe in love again is “Pride and Prejudice”. Probably millions of girls who have read the book wanted to be in the shoes of the protagonist Elizabeth Bennet and to meet and fall in love with the handsome and proud Mr. Darcy.
One thing is for sure, even if you do not fall in love with your own Mr. Darcy, you will fall in love with the story and there is quite a big chance that you become more romantic after reading the book.
#3 Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Next in our list is a book which a lot of women have fallen in love with. And this is not only because the book is one of the classics, but also because it is written superbly and the plot is interesting. This, of course, is “Wuthering Heights” by one of the Bronte sisters, Emily. As you know, the three sisters Bronte enjoyed writing and left some amazing pieces of literature to the generations to come. And still Wuthering Heights is probably the most famous of them.
If you are tired of reading too straightforward romantic books, then you could try this one. It is not only that it is one of the classics but the love between the wealthy heroine Catherine and the gypsy Heathcliff. You are likely to feel a lot of emotions while reading, even a little sadness.
#4 The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
If you feel like reading some modern romantic book instead of the classics, then you may try with “The Fault in our Stars”. The book was published in 2012 and it had a huge success right after that. It was translated into other languages shortly after that and it was also filmed two years later. A book with such a tremendous success cannot be boring, right?
If you think that you have lost your faith in love, then the protagonists in the story can teach you that nothing is lost yet. Hazel and Gus will show you that you need to fight for the things you love even in the most desperate of times. The book will make you think, it will make you cry, and will make you a better person.
#5 The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
This is another extremely popular modern love story and probably needs no introduction. There are a lot of people who have watched the movie and are simply in love with it, but they still have not read the book. If you are one of these people, you will most probably be surprised to find out that not everything in the movie is the same as it is in the book.
And still you will fall in love with it. You will be shown that love can go through a lot and it can still remain strong. And it does not last three years, if it is really love, it lasts for life. And who knows, maybe after that even.