Books Novels with the Best Love Stories  

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This list is about novels with the best love stories; it answers the question, “What are the best books about love stories?” Love stories can take us all over the place; one minute we have those fluttering butterflies in our stomachs, and the next we’re crying hysterically because of how painful love is.The best love stories are the ones that truly touch our soul; who doesn’t shed a tear or two when Romeo wakes up, just in time to see his beloved Juliet drink poison and die by his side? And who wouldn’t feel a sense of empathy and injustice when reading Memoirs of a Geisha? Only a cold-hearted person wouldn’t be touched by the heartwarming story of Anne of Green Gables or Little Women.

Yes, love stories can make us utterly miserable, laugh as loud as a child, furiously angry - even seriously depressed - and most of the time, within a single novel! Perhaps the most famous love story is Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables that is set in Paris, France during the French Revolution. It is always stories where love is produced during hard times that we can identify with the most. Do you have a favorite love story that is featured on this list? Vote for yours!
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555 84
Pride and Prejudice is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
Jane Austen

2
391 106
Jane Eyre is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
Charlotte Brontë

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332 96
The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
William Goldman

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295 79
Sense and Sensibility is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
Jane Austen

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331 101
Outlander is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
Diana Gabaldon

6
357 118
Gone with the Wind is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
Margaret Mitchell

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385 139
The Notebook is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
Nicholas Sparks

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259 76
Anne of Green Gables is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
Lucy Maud Montgomery

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229 63
Emma is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
Jane Austen

10
264 85
Little Women is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
Louisa May Alcott

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188 55
Persuasion is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
Jane Austen

12
184 56
The Thorn Birds is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
Colleen McCullough

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225 98
Wuthering Heights is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
Emily Brontë

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207 86
A Walk to Remember is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
Nicholas Sparks

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145 46
North and South is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
Elizabeth Gaskell

16
206 99
The Fault in Our Stars is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories

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128 47
Casablanca is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
Michael Moorcock, Kildare Dobbs

18
141 62
Much Ado About Nothing is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
William Shakespeare

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170 88
The Time Traveler's Wife is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
Audrey Niffenegger

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125 57
Rebecca is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
Daphne du Maurier

21
147 76
The Phantom of the Opera is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
Gaston Leroux

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141 73
Les Misérables is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
Victor Hugo

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209 132
Romeo and Juliet is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
William Shakespeare

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114 56
A Tale of Two Cities is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
Charles Dickens

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120 64
Ella Enchanted is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Novels with the Best Love Stories
Gail Carson Levine