Top 10 Novels to Gift to Girlfriend Valentine’s Day 2018

 

Does your girlfriend wear huge spectacles at night and read romantic books?  Is she a hopeless romantic book-worm?

 

PERSUASION

Anne Elliot, a twenty-seven year old girl, is the protagonist of the book. She was happily betrothed to the naval officer, Captain Wentworth with whom she breaks her engagement when Lady Russell, an intimate friend persuades her to do so. Eight years later their paths cross again, and she begins to contemplate whether she made the right decision.  Captain Wentworth returns after making a suitable career and Anne’s feelings he are complicated.  It is a classic romantic! This is one of the best-selling valentine’s novels.

Read it For:
It was set in the Victorian era and helps you taste the flavour of love back then. It depicts instinctive human emotions such as love, hatred, jealousy which we can relate to!
Don't Read it For:
The story progresses very slowly. One has to get through the first few pages to enjoy the book
What makes this book stand out?:
It is Jane Austen’s last completed novels, and it is the novel that has most touched the hearts of the readers.

TINY BOOK OF STORIES 1

The book consists of tiny stories not longer than a few lines or a page. They are innovative and imaginative short stories that convey meaningful messages. The stories are tiny, humorous and sad-making you experience the extremities of emotions. Your girlfriend will enjoy curling up with this book and think about you!

Read it For:
It is a good change from the long, endless novels and is a light read. This is one of the best Valentine’s Day gift to your girlfriend.
Don't Read it For:
If you are looking for a story, thrill and romance this book will not cater to your needs.
What makes this book stand out?:
It stands out for the way it is presented. It is a small book with a cloth cover, and the stories are written in an attractive manner that draws the attention of the reader!

ASTONISH ME

It is an irresistible, passionate and a romantic love story between Joan, an American dancer and Arslan, the Soviet ballet dancer. This novel by Maggie Shipstead encompasses of drama and psychological nuances and raises questions about the nature of talent, the choices we make and our yearning for comfort.  This is one of the top 10 novels to gift your girlfriend on Valentine’s Day.

Read it For:
Encompassing the magic of dance, the passion of love and the drama of life the book is an engaging read!
Don't Read it For:
The book brings to light, the idea of the impossibility of leaving our pasts behind. This idea may not be well received by the readers.
What makes this book stand out?:
the mingling of dance and love, the book is a great read for a hopeless romantic!

14000 THINGS TO BE HAPPY ABOUT

A fascinating bestseller that keeps you absorbed! This book helps to bring out the child in you and helps you to be grateful for little, random things of life. In this book, Barbara Kipfer lists simple, random things in life to be happy about. The book marries its obsession with happiness and is a catalogue to optimistic thoughts, bringing a smile to the reader’s face.

Read it For:
The book brings out the optimism in you and uplifts your mood. So, if you are feeling upset or stressed, get your hands on this book to get the “feel good” vibe!
Don't Read it For:
It is an extremely light read, does not have a story. Thus, it might not suit everyone’s taste.
What makes this book stand out?:
the innovative concept of viewing life from an optimistic perspective and not complicating things!
Shop Now - Buy 2 Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets, save $50. Limited-time offer
Bonus 25% off Fire tablets with Amazon Trade In. Limited-time offer.
Kindle Unlimited Membership Plans

LULLABIES

It is the second poetry book by Lang Leav, hugely popular and one of the best-selling poetry books. The poetry and excerpts explore intricacies of love and loss. The book is divided into three parts, accompanied by illustrations at the start of every new chapter. He provides us with an insight on various poems of love, betrayal, ecstasy and tenderness.

Read it For:
The book is set to a musical tone of poetry exploring love. They tend to get witty and rhythmic which makes it an enjoyable read!
Don't Read it For:
The poems are vague sometimes and become very perplexing. Moreover, not everyone has a taste for love poetry.
What makes this book stand out?:
There are not many English books featuring romantic poetry that explores both love and loss

YOUR ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO BECOMING THE ONE WITH THE UNIVERSE

This book provides you with inspiration and a new direction I life. The book explores nine metaphysical lessons accompanied with dreamlike It enables you to open your heart and embrace the unexplored inner landscape. The book helps you to embrace your individuality and explore who you truly are! It is a great Valentine read since it helps you to improvise the relationship you have with yourself, thereby improving the other special bonds in your life. This is a great novel to gift your girlfriend.

Read it For:
It helps you to see life from another perspective and think outside the box!
Don't Read it For:
The metaphysical lessons make the book very philosophical, and it becomes too much after some time
What makes this book stand out?:
The illustrations of the book are intellectual, witty accompanied with the dreamlike component. It is a change from the conventional books.

DREAMOLOGY

The book has an intriguing concept. The protagonist of the book, Alice meets the love of her life, Max in real life who had been the subject of her dreams for a long period of her life. The book deals with a passionate love story and explores the conflict between dreams and reality

Read it For:
It is a fun read and keeps the reader occupied. The writing of the book is refreshing!
Don't Read it For:
Some readers complain that the book becomes vague and lacks description in some parts of the story.
What makes this book stand out?:
It is a cute, romantic story. The author is successful in creating fascinating chemistry between Alice and Max.

FOREVER

The book is the typical romantic love story of first love. The protagonists Katherine and Michael meet at a New Year’s Eve party and fall in love. Everything is perfect until Katherine’s parents suggest that Michael and she must put their love to test by staying apart for the summer.

Read it For:
It is an honest depiction of first love, and you can relate to it with the story of your first love.
Don't Read it For:
The plot of the book is cliché, and it becomes predictable.
What makes this book stand out?:
It forms a good read for the young teenagers who are exploring their first love, heartbreak and sexual needs

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

It is a famous classic book and is on the list of anyone whose idea of a good read is romance. It is the story of love and life among the English.  It explores two love stories of the Bennet sisters Jane and Elizabeth with Mr Bingley and Darcy respectively. The book is also a satire on the social status and expectations of women in the eighteenth century.

Read it For:
It is a fun, dramatic story; a classic and gives immense pleasure to the reader.
Don't Read it For:
The language of the book is old English with long sentences. Some people find it difficult to comprehend and relate to.
What makes this book stand out?:
It is the most famous book by Jane Austen.

I TOO HAD A LOVE STORY

Romantic reads by Indian authors are as good as reads by English authors. This is a story of two people Ravi and Khushi who meet on a matrimonial site, fall in love until life puts their love to test

Read it For:
It has a deep impact on the reader and evokes different emotions in him.
Don't Read it For:
The writing style of the book is amateur.
What makes this book stand out?:
Very few romantic reads by Indian authors are well received. This is one of them.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: