Our favorite love stories


“Love is the whole world.” -Love is Walking Hand in Hand

Love is everywhere: in our protagonists, our antagonists, and our favorite books. Today, Hilary and I quickly scanned our personal bookshelves for our favorite books about love of any kind. Here are some of our favorites. We’d love to hear some of yours, too.

Cute Love: Love Is Walking Hand In Hand, by Charles Schulz.

Doomed LoveThe Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Teen Love: The Fault In Our Stars, by John Green.

Book Love: Too Loud A Solitude, by Bohumil Hrabal.

Parental Love: Gilead, by Marilynne Robinson.

Sexy LoveWritten On The Body, by Jeanette Winterson.

Self-Sacrificial LoveThe Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein.

Hollywood Love: Beautiful Ruins, by Jess Walter.

Dog LoveWhere The Red Fern Grows, by Wilson Rawls.

Sports LoveThe Art of Fielding, by Chad Harbach.

Drug LoveFear and Loathing in Las Vegas, by Hunter S. Thompson.

Nature LoveA Sand County Almanac, by Aldo Leopold.

Misguided Dystopian Love: Super Sad True Love Story, by Gary Shteyngart. 

What are some of your favorite love stories?