10 Best Romance Novels of all time

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In this article, you will get acquainted with the 10 best romance novels of all time that you must read to fulfill the happiness and joy in your relationship.

“Love, having no geography, knows no boundaries.”

Truman Capote

So, you are looking for the best romance novels of all time, don’t you? I have mentioned the top 10 classic romance novels so that you can read them as well as purchase them.

Romantic novels decrease depression and give an enjoyable taste of life. It majorly focuses on the love story between two opposite gender and generally has an emotionally satisfying and optimistic ending.

So, let’s start-

List of Top 10 Romantic Novels

  1. Redeeming Love: A Novel
  2. Before We Were Yours: A Novel
  3. The Nightingale: A Novel
  4. Me Before You
  5. Not Quite a Husband
  6. Beautiful Disaster
  7. It Ends with Us
  8. The Proposal
  9. The Wedding Date
  10. All Your Perfects: A Novel

1.Redeeming Love: A Novel

AuthorFrancine Rivers
Rating4.9 out of 5

This is one of the best historical romance novels of all time under Christian fiction. It is a story of a beautiful young girl named Sarah. When she was six years old, she came to know that she was the product of Stafford’s adulterous affair with her mother, Mae.

Stafford suggested Mae abort the child but Mae denied this suggestion. This decision altered them. Sarah begins to think that her dad never comes to her and this creates her mentality that no man ever cares for a woman and all they want is sex.

2.Before We Were Yours: A Novel

AuthorLisa Wingate
PublicationJune 06, 2017
Rating4.7 out of 5

This romantic book is written in domestic a well as historical fiction. The author does an excellent job of writing a historical fiction book about Georgia Tann. In this book, the author explains how dedication, trust, understanding is important for any good relationship. She added one can’t imagine a good relationship without these traits. By presenting a very emotional story, she tried to show you the best example of a relationship through this book.

3.The Nightingale: A Novel

AuthorKristin Hannah
PublicationFebruary 03, 2015
Rating4.8 out of 5

This is one of the greatest love novels of all time that is all about romance, historical details, and also war stories. It tells the story of two sisters Vianne and Isabelle who struggled to survive and resist the German occupation of France during world war II.

 This book focuses more on Vianne’s life who lived with her husband, Antoine, with who she’d been in love since she was fourteen. But WWII changed their peaceful life completely. They are separated from each other due to war. But at the end of this story, they met each other again and thus the story ended with happiness.

4.Me Before You

AuthorJojo Moyes
PublicationJanuary 5, 2012
Rating4.6 out of 5

This romance book tells the story of twenty-six years old girl Louisa, who is the protagonist of this story. She lives with her younger sister, Treena, and her mother. She has the responsibility to support the family. But after some time, she losses her job.

For another job, she goes into the job center and she is offered a fantastic job by Will Traynor who is a successful businessman but his physical condition is not good because he is mentally ill. Louisa feels that she is in love with him. This book has a shocking ending so you must read this book.

5. Not Quite a Husband

AuthorSherry Thomas
Rating4.2 out of 5

It is probably the best love storybook that has genres like historical romance, magical fiction, and historical fiction too.

It is the story of a couple named Bryony and Leo. Bryony, the heroine of this story is four years older than Leo, the hero of this story. This novel was filled with angst and so much unexpressed love and yearning. It is well-written and well-designed so that anyone who reads it will directly engage with the author.

6.Beautiful Disaster

AuthorJamie McGuire
PublicationMay 26, 2011
Rating4.4 out of 5


It is one of the best novels in contemporary romance. Abby Abernathy, the protagonist of this tale moves on with her best friend named America, leaving her troubling past behind altogether.

She starts her life fresh and admitted herself to Eastern University.  Abby meets Travis who is a good-looking boy. All the girls were impressed with him. When Abby comes to know that Travis attracts her much, she decides to create a distance from him. But she could not prevent herself and feels that she loves him.

7. It Ends with Us

AuthorColleen Hoover
PublicationAugust 2, 2016
Rating4.7 out of 5

The genres of this book are-

  • Fiction
  • Romance novel
  • Contemporary romance

The protagonist Lily is a young college graduate who lives in Boston. She encounters Ryle Kincaid, a surgeon with whom she falls in love. But Ryle only wants to complete his sexual needs while Lily is looking for a stable relationship.

Therefore, Lily decides to make a distance from him. Instead of it, the romance between Lily and Ryle appears good, their feelings only intensifying as they spend more time together. Although anyone can read it, so, it is considered the best romance novel for young adults.

8.The Proposal

Author Jasmine Guillory
PublicationOctober 30, 2018
Rating4.1 out of 5


  • Novel
  • Romance novel
  • Contemporary romance
  • Fiction

are the genres of this book. It is an amazing story that is just the right mix of funny and touching. It was really enjoyable following Nik and Carlos’s flourishing relationships who aren’t looking for love, simply learning that love means thereon makes you feel good about yourself and happy to be with them. Good sex helps too in successful relationships.

9.The Wedding Date

AuthorJasmine Guillory
PublicationJanuary 30, 2018
Rating4.4 out of 5


  • Romance
  • Comedy

are the genres of this book. Alexa and Drew both are the protagonists of this tale. Alexa is the mayor’s chief of staff working on the biggest and most meaningful project of her life, whilst Drew is a handsome pediatric surgeon. The story begins when Alexa goes to meet her sister at the hotel. She introduced Drew when both got stuck in an elevator.

Soon both become friends and as time passes they realize that they are in love with each other. It is well-written and well designed. If you are a true romance lover, you must read it.

10. All Your Perfects: A Novel

AuthorColleen Hoover
PublicationJuly 17, 2018
Rating4.7 out of 5


The genres of this story are-

  • Psychological Fiction
  • Domestic Fiction
  • Contemporary Romance

It is the story of Graham and Quinn. They met each other under odd circumstances. Both were hurt the same and both were betrayed the same. Quinn is an incredible, courageous, bold, and innocent woman. And Graham is a good-natured man. He’s loving, supportive and will do anything for his woman to make her happy.

Absolutely it is a true and powerful love story and has a painful-feelings. It’s totally amazing, emotional, gut-wrenching, and heartbreaking. If you want to taste its flow, you should read it.


These are the best romance novels of all time that have won people’s hearts with their interesting stories. The authors create these books with many illustrations that are very significant parts of these books.

Now, you must read it and gift it to someone special in your life.

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