Valentine’s Day is all about showing your loved ones that you care about them. That includes showing yourself some love. Whether you’re coupled up or not, it’s the best day to curl up with a good romance book in front of the fire. Here’s some of the best books out there now that you’ve got to check out this month.
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
This classic is a book that you’ve got to read if you haven’t already. Widely considered to be Leo Tolstoy’s first novel, the story was originally serialised in eight parts in 1877. It tackles many themes of love, including desire, loss, jealousy, faith, and more. If this has been sitting in your ‘to read’ list for a long time, Valentine’s Day is the time to pick it up and check it out for yourself.
The Little Pieces of You and Me by Vanessa Greene
Best friends Isla and Sophie promise each other that they’ll make the most of what life has to offer them. When they grow up though, they grow apart. Isla is living abroad, in love and fulfilling all her dreams. Things didn’t turn out that way for Sophie, and she hasn’t had as much luck. When things change though, the two have to stick together and rediscover their friendship. This novel explores how important friendships are, even taking precedence above romantic relationships.
Love to Hate You by Jo Watson
If you love romantic comedies, this will be right up your street. Sera is usually a good girl, until she spends one night with a bad boy in the back of his car. She attempts to leave it behind her, until she discovers her new boss is that same bad boy! What’s more, he’s looking for more than one night with Sera, and he’s not going to take no for an answer. This is one of the romance books The Works has on offer right now. So pick it up for some escapism this Valentine’s Day.
The Cosy Teashop in the Castle by Caroline Roberts
Ellie Hall ditches her city job to run the teashop at Claverham Castle, and it’s all she’s dreamt of. She builds up her businesses and makes friends with all the locals, but there’s still room for romance in her life. Is the estate manager Joe the perfect match for her?
The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory
Nikole Paterson wasn’t looking for a proposal from her actor boyfriend, especially on the scoreboard at a Dodger’s game. What’s worse, he can’t even spell her name! She rejects his offer and is swept away from the crowds by Carlos. He’s there for her when the video goes viral and her social media goes crazy, but will this turn into something serious?
Any of these books will be perfect if you’re looking for something to enjoy during Valentine’s Day. Get the fire going, pour yourself a cup of tea, and enjoy a romantic getaway in a good book.