Top 10 Novels to Gift to Husband on Valentine’s Day 2018

 

These valentines rekindle your romance and by gifting some romantic read to your husband. Not only it will bring you closer but also help you to restore the lost passion and flavour of your marriage. Here is a list of top 10 novels to gift your husband on Valentine’s Day.

 

ADULTERY

It is a novel by Paulo Coelho who wrote some of the best-sellers like alchemist and eleven minutes. The book explores the idea of change in life. The story revolves around Linda, a thirty-year-old married woman whose life is perfect. Yet she dislikes her life due to lack of passion and excitement. Her paths cross with her high school boyfriend, Jacob. She begins to feel attracted to him and thinks that he would add the missing passion and excitement in her life. Lust overpowers her, and she sets out on a road where she might have to make choices that alter her life. It is an interesting Valentine’s Day gift to the husband.

Read it For:
It explores the idea of how change is the need of life. It deals with the conflict of abiding by your duties and living your life fully at the same time.
Don't Read it For:
the book has plain prose, and the plot is weak.
What makes this book stand out?:
It is very relatable and most married people can relate to it in some or the other.

THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE

It is a book which is also made into a film. The protagonist of the story Henery suffers from a genetic disorder. This disorder causes him to drift back and forth through time.    He meets the Claire, falls in love with her and gets married. But due to his disorder, he is unable to be at one time and place reading to many complexities in their relationship.

Read it For:
It is an imaginative read and questions the effect of time on relationships.
Don't Read it For:
some readers complained that it is too stretched and that by the time the book ends on a happy note, the magic is taken away from the realism.
What makes this book stand out?:
the book’s idea of a rare genetic disorder accompanied with a pinch of romance makes it stand out. It is one of the top 10 novels on Valentine’s Day.

LETTERS TO MY LOVE

This book brings back the old school idea of romantic love letters. The book consists of a twelve-fold and mail letters which are to be opened in future. It gives an opportunity to couples to express their undying love and passion for each other. It also helps married couples to rekindle their lost passion.

Read it For:
The idea of old school romantic letters brings excitement among couples who purchase the book. This is one of the best-selling Valentine’s Day novels.
Don't Read it For:
It is not a novel, and it does not cater to your needs if you are looking for a romantic story.
What makes this book stand out?:
It is an interesting concept for couples!

ME, YOU US

This is another book to do with your partner! The book provides you and your partners a space to come up with “your kind of things” and bond better. It allows you to get creative and has several couple activities, for instance, writing fortune cookies for each other, coming up with your favourite couple song

Read it For:
It not only helps you to get playful with your partner but also helps you to strengthen your bond.
Don't Read it For:
if you are a couple that is a literature fanatic then you might not enjoy it since there is no story
What makes this book stand out?:
Unlike the other couple activity books which just let you write letters, this book provides a creative space and some fun couple activities.
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TINY, BEAUTIFUL THINGS

Cheryl Strayed was originally a columnist who wrote the column “dear sugar”, an advice column in the Rumpus online magazine anonymously. She has now revealed her identity and written the book tiny beautiful things which are a compilation of her essays from her column. The book is rich in advice and humour and soothes your soul. It takes your mind off the difficulties and gives you an optimistic perspective on life

Read it For:
the book encompasses of short essays and is a break from the long monotonous novels
Don't Read it For:
The essays sometimes tend to become very philosophical, and it might get boring if you can’t relate to the experience.
What makes this book stand out?:
The book stands out because of the popularity of her columns as an anonymous person.

FATES AND FURIES

The book deals with the idea that there are two sides to every coin. The story is about Lotto and Mathilde, a glamorous couple, madly in love and likely to have a successful marriage. A decade later, they still continue to the perfect couple envied by others. However, the book goes on to uncover the secrets of their marriage which are more complicated than what they seemed.

Read it For:
it is an engaging read for the married couples, and they can relate to it in several ways
Don't Read it For:
It reveals to the readers the darkness about marriage. Some people might not be in consensus with it and have different ideas
What makes this book stand out?:
It manages to create a mystery for the reader, thus, keeps the reader drawn to the book. The readers are engrossed to find some fault amidst the relationship of the protagonists.

MODERN ROMANCE

The book deals with the idea of modern dating and analyses the psychology behind it. It is a comic insight on a modern romance where Aziz Ansari teams up with a sociologist Eric Kleinberg, formulated a research project, conducted several interviews analysing the behavioural data which helped him to come up with several messages. The book gives us a tour of modern dating and modern definition of romance.

Read it For:
It is Ansari’s attempt to explore modern romance in a humorous way.
Don't Read it For:
It is plain non- fiction and some readers might not prefer this genre.
What makes this book stand out?:
It is unique how Ansari wrote the book, conducted interviews, studying psychological and behavioural concepts.

MY LIFE IN FRANCE

It is an autobiography of Julia Child in her words. The book revolves around her life, her love for her husband and homeland, her passion for cooking and eating. The book encompasses of a detailed chronology of how Julia became famous among the Americans. It also consists of black and white images from her life  

Read it For:
it can get boring after some time; moreover, autobiographies is not everyone’s kind of genre.
Don't Read it For:
it can get boring after some time; moreover, autobiographies is not everyone’s kind of genre
What makes this book stand out?:
Julia Child is well known among Americans, and her life story intrigues some people.

THE NOTEBOOK

It is a heart-warming and a tender love story that will rekindle the romance in your marriage. The story revolves around the romance of Noah and Allie and struggles and challenges they face and the changes that affect them. It is a tender love story that brings out the hopeless romantic side in you.

Read it For:
a tender, romantic read. It becomes cheesy and makes you smile!
Don't Read it For:
It is cliché, and it becomes predictable.
What makes this book stand out?:
It is a classic love story and one of Nicholas Sparks best works.

TWO STATES

This book is set in an Indian setting where inter-caste marriages are frowned upon. The story revolves around Krish, a Punjabi who falls in love with Ananya belonging to the south Indian community. The entire story revolves around them convincing their parents to permit them to get married despite belonging to different communities. This book will remind you of the good days when you got married.  It is one of the top 10 novels to gift your husband on Valentine’s Day.

Read it For:
It is an enjoyable read. Since it is set in India, we can relate to the Indian culture, ways of life.
Don't Read it For:
It is a typical love story. It is not unique and has nothing new.
What makes this book stand out?:
It is one of the few famous Indian romances.

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