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.

SelfSacrificial 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?

5 thoughts on “Our favorite love stories

  1. Diane Crang

    Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen
    Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
    The Sky Is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson
    Love That Dog by Sharon Creech

  2. DanRomanchik

    The a2b3 lunch group (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/a2b3/) would LOVE to have you join us for lunch some Thursday. We (or at least some subgroup of us) meet every Thursday at Eastern Accents, which is just south of you on Fourth Street. We have a “question of the week” every week, and it’s frequently about books. Earlier today, we talked about the books we were either currently writing or thinking about writing.

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