- CRRL Staff
Here are a few recommendations with a little romance, some happy some a bit sad, one paranormal, and one a beloved classic.
The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks.
In 1932, two North Carolina teenagers from opposite sides of the tracks fall in love. Spending one idyllic summer together in the small town of New Bern, Noah Calhoun and Allie Nelson do not meet again for 14 years.Noah has returned from WWII to restore the house of his dreams, having inherited a large sum of money. Allie, programmed by family and the "caste system of the South" to marry an ambitious, prosperous man, has become engaged to powerful attorney Lon Hammond. When she reads a newspaper story about Noah's restoration project, she shows up on his porch step, re-entering his life for two days. Will Allie leave Lon for Noah? (From Publisher's Weekly)
This Lullaby by Sarah Dessen.
Raised by a mother who's had five husbands, eighteen-year-old Remy
believes in short-term, no-commitment relationships until she meets
Dexter, a rock band musician.
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer.
When seventeen-year-old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not wholly human.
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares.
Four best girlfriends spend the biggest summer of their lives enchanted by a magical pair of pants.
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte.
The story of the stormy relationship between the mysterious Heathcliff, the beautiful and stubborn Cathy, and the people who live at Wuthering Heights.