The Best Romantic Books And Novels To Read for adults

When I started reading a romantic book at that time, I was not a romantic by heart but after reading romantic novels and books I fell in love with books. I started reading romantic books in college life that time I was not interested in read syllabus books but I read too much but romantic books after read this type of genre book, I felt very happy so I want everyone to have a happy ending whenever read a book, especially people who fall in love with someone who complements them perfectly. For those seeking their next literary escape, here’s a curated list of the best romantic books and novels for adults that promise to stir your soul and ignite your imagination.

The Best Romantic Books And Novels To Read for adults

Difference Between Novel and Books

The novels and books are both literary works, but there are key bit differences between the two that set them apart. Novels are a particular form of book that narrates a fictional story using prose. Who usually draw intricate plots, create well fascinating characters, and explore various themes and emotions.

Books are any work written or printed work that can be bound together. Books can have novels, non-fiction works, textbooks, poetry collections, anthologies, and more. In which it has multiple ranges of genres and formats beyond just fictional storytelling. 

In essence, all novels are books, but not all books are novels. Novels specifically focus on narrative storytelling through prose fiction, while books encompass a broader spectrum of written works across different genres and styles. Each serves its unique purpose in providing readers with entertainment, knowledge, or inspiration based on their preferences and interests.

1 “Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

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Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen stands as a pinnacle of English literature, enchanting readers for over two centuries with its timeless tale of love, societal expectations, and personal growth. Set in the genteel world of regency-era England, the story follows the spirited Elizabeth Bennet as she navigates the complexities of courtship, marriage, and social hierarchy. Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy were from a deep and tempestuous relationship without any misunderstanding.

One of my resolutions this year was to step out of my comfort zone and explore classic literature, and since I adore Pride and Prejudice (2005), I decided to start with this book. After reading this story, I can now comprehend why “Pride and Prejudice” has captured the hearts of so many over the years. Its wit, social insight and timeless romance make it a captivating read. I’m not sure why this romance book wasn’t a 5-star read for me, but I think that the slow start made it a bit challenging, it wasn’t until volume three that I started to enjoy the story.

2 "Ugly Love" by Colleen Hoover

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Ugly Love” by Colleen Hoover delves into the tumultuous relationship between Tate, a nursing student, and Miles, a pilot with a haunting past. Their initial chemistry leads to a strictly physical arrangement dictated by Miles, who guards his heart fiercely. As their bond intensifies, secrets emerge, unraveling their carefully constructed barriers. Against a backdrop of passion and heartache, the novel navigates themes of love, loss, and the power of forgiveness. Through Hoover’s evocative storytelling, readers are drawn into a journey of self-discovery, redemption, and finding beauty amidst life’s ugliest moments.

3 "If I Never Met You" by Mhairi McFarlane

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If I Never Met You” by Mhairi McFarlane is a captivating contemporary romance that follows Laurie, a driven lawyer reeling from a sudden breakup. When she enters into a fake relationship with her charismatic coworker Jamie, sparks fly in unexpected ways. With McFarlane’s signature wit and charm, this novel navigates the complexities of love, loss, and self-discovery. Perfect for fans of heartfelt romances with a dash of humor, “If I Never Met You” promises to keep readers engaged until the very last page. Dive into this delightful tale of unexpected connections and discover why this book is a must-read for anyone craving a heartwarming story.

4 "Call Me by Your Name" by André Aciman

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“Call Me by Your Name” by André Aciman is a fascinate ol love and self founding that travel readers into the sun soaked landscapes of Italy.This book vivid prose. this book is drawn readers into the tender and tumultuous romance between Elio and Oliver, experiencing the intensity of their emotions firsthand. 

This beautifully written novel delves into the complexities of desire and the bittersweetness of youth, leaving a lasting impression on those who immerse themselves in its pages. Whether you’re seeking a stirring tale of love or a poignant reflection on the human heart, “Call Me by Your Name” promises an unforgettable literary journey.

5. “How to kiss your Best Friend” byJenny Proctor

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How to kiss your Best Friend” byJenny Proctor, Bordy is a popular chemistry teacher in high school. He is living in a small town. Kate is a journeying journalist in a news agency. Who is running away from her past. Brody is their best friend but after one kiss both change their life. Kate and Brody grew up in a small town, and both have been best friends since their childhood. When he accepted his love for her, she decided to again run away from the past because she loved to travel the world. 

Will that be the end of their friendship? Or is this just a twist in their tale? After some years Kate is back in town and their chemistry is more and more interesting than ever, Brody wants to do anything to stop her. How to Kiss Your Best Friend is an unputdownable friends-to-more romantic comedy that will set your pulse racing.

6. "The Love Hypothesis" by Ali Hazelwood

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The Love Hypothesis” is a delightful romantic comedy by Ali Hazelwood that follows the story of Olive Smith, a passionate scientist, and Adam Carlsen, a charming professor. When Olive desperately needs a fake boyfriend to prove a point to her meddling colleagues, she strikes a deal with Adam, who agrees to play the role in exchange for her help with his research. As they embark on this unconventional arrangement, sparks fly, leading to unexpected chemistry and genuine emotions. But as their pretend relationship starts to feel all too real, they find themselves questioning the boundaries between friendship and love. 

Will Olive and Adam’s scientific experiment lead to a happily ever after, or will their feelings complicate things further? Dive into “The Love Hypothesis” to uncover the thrilling twists and turns of this captivating love story.

7. "The Breakup Tour," Riley Wynn's

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In “The Breakup Tour,” Riley Wynn’s skyrocketing music career takes an unexpected turn when her ex-husband claims her hit song is about him. Desperate to set the record straight, Riley reconnects with Max Harcourt, her college flame and the true inspiration behind the song. Max, now content managing a retirement home, agrees to help Riley under one condition: he joins her band on tour. As they revisit their past and navigate their budding relationship, Riley and Max discover that their future holds both promise and uncertainty. Will their love story reach new heights, or will old wounds resurface, threatening to tear them apart once again? Dive into “The Breakup Tour” to find out.

8. “Fling” by Joseph Murray

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In “Fling” by Joseph Murray, In which book readers are read Tara and Collins journey of love relationship. Despite their initial whirlwind romance,  the couples find themselve unhappy and facing harsh realities of marriage, including the heartache of infertility. Their decision to explore the interesting world of the “Fling” app brings both excitement and uncertainty into their lives. 

As they navigate their struggles, their decision to explore the Murray skillfully delves into the complexities of human emotions, portraying Tara and Collin as deeply flawed yet relatable characters. As the story unfolds, readers are captivated by the evolving dynamics between the couple, rooting for their reconciliation while also questioning the boundaries of love and fidelity.

With its bold themes and intimate depiction of relationships, “Fling” offers a thought-provoking exploration of modern love and the lengths people will go to save their most precious relationships. As Tara and Collin confront their demons and rediscover their connection, readers are left pondering the true meaning of commitment and the power of forgiveness.

9. "Men Without Women" by Haruki Murakami

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“Men Without Women” by Haruki Murakami presents an emotional collection of stories that delve deep into the pain  and loneliness experienced by men following the going away of their loved ones. Murakami’s narratives depicted vivid portraits of individuals grappling with the harsh realities of life and the overwhelming grief of loss. Despite their staring charisma or outward success, the men in these stories find themselves adrift, unable to navigate the stormy waters of their emotions.

What sets this collection apart is Murakami’s nuanced exploration of the human psyche in the face of heartbreak. These are not stories of desperate or emotionally unstable men, but rather of ordinary individuals overwhelmed by the weight of their unfulfilled longing. 

Murakami captures the agony of unrequited love with precision and empathy, inviting readers to confront the complexities of human relationships and the universal experience of longing for connection.

Through each character’s journey, Murakami deftly navigates themes of grief, resilience, and the enduring power of human emotion. “Men Without Women” is a profound meditation on the fragility of the human heart, reminding us that even the strongest among us are vulnerable to the capricious whims of love and loss.

10. "You are the Best Wife" by Ajay K Pandey

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“You are the Best Wife” by Ajay K Pandey is an emotional memoir that recounts the profound love story of Ajay and his wife, Bhavna. From their college days to their married life, Ajay shares closely moments and cherished memories, pictorially describing the depth of their bond. Despite facing adversity, including Bhavna’s battle with a life-threatening illness, their love perseveres. Ajay’s heartfelt narrative captures the essence of their relationship, highlighting the resilience and unwavering devotion they shared. 

Through tears and laughter, “You are the Best Wife” serves as a tribute to Bhavna’s enduring spirit and the enduring power of love to transcend even the darkest of times. Readers are invited into the intimate world of Ajay and Bhavna, where love conquers all and leaves an indelible mark on the heart.


We’ve curated a selection of the best romantic books just for you. These books delve into various facets of love, offering insights into different kinds of romantic experiences such as one-sided love, breakup stories, successful love tales, and the profound importance of love in our lives.

Whether you’re seeking heart-wrenching narratives that explore the complexities of unrequited affection, heartwarming accounts of love triumphing against all odds, or poignant reflections on the significance of love in shaping our existence, these books have something for everyone. 

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