Top Ten Romance Novels of All Time

Which is the best romance novel that was ever written?

The Top Ten

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon Outlander by Diana Gabaldon Product Image

One of my all time favorites. Think I'm still in love a little with Jamie after all this time. Definitely a must read!

Stick with this book, it starts out slow but you will be rewarded with Characters you will love at the end of the day. Also surprises, with most romance you can see where it is headed, Diana Gabaldon has an amazing ability to create new and exciting plots that will keep you thinking

Love this novel... I bought the first one and them continue on reading the entire series... Can't wait for the next book.. Definitely worth reading

Claire and Jamie are the cutest couple ever! Whether they're 20-somthing or in their 50s. I just can't get enough!

Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell Product Image
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green The Fault in Our Stars by John Green Product Image

Will touch your heart and your soul like no book ever has

Simply amazing

This was my first complete read book...and I must say...this is the bessttt

Only a heart of metal won't melt after reading this masterpiece... It makes one & all cry... It made me burst into tears!
A huge salute to Sir Green!

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes Me Before You by Jojo Moyes Product Image

The best ever. Really touching... A story that you can never forget.

This is euthanasia disguised as a love story. Bull book by bull author, not at all romantic, for bull readers.

Never read a more emotionally enthralling book before!

Number one for me. The best romantic love story.

Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott Five Feet Apart by Rachael Lippincott Product Image
To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han Product Image
The Bride by Julie Garwood The Bride by Julie Garwood Product Image

Delightfully romantic! It makes you laugh out loud. I am in love with Garwood's characters!

My favorite romance ever! Have read it at least six times. Makes me smile every time.

The bride is a beautiful book. All of Garwood's books rock!

Love Julie Garwood. Wonderful romance. Lots of fun to read.

Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen Product Image
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Product Image

I have read this at least 20 times and watched various T.V. and movie versions. It is proof that romance does not need to be out of control erotic to hold your interest.

I've read this book at least 6 times. I think all the other books listed
Here, have a base in this book. Certainly Jane lived in a time where she
Herself didn't have the advantage these great authors did in reading other
Great works. A genius in character behavior and romance.

The first romantic novel, which introduced me to the world of romantic novels and made me realise that how beautiful this world is...I really have a great deal of appreciation for Jane Austen for such great work.

I honestly love this book. It's a deep book. Deeper than books now a days. You have to read this book slowly and understand to maximise your enjoyment.

The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks Product Image

Beautiful read! The movie is one of my personal favourites!

The Contenders

Knight in Shining Armor by Jude Devereaux Knight in Shining Armor by Jude Devereaux Product Image

I was about 17 when I first read this book... I am 37 now. Have read SO many novels since then, but few even come close to comparing to this one, can't wait to share it with my daughter in a few years :)!

I think it's the best romance book I EVER read next to paradise by judith mcnaught... I couldn't stop thinking about colin and my tears were preety unstoppable in many places... Trust me it's a must have to read book for all the romance lovers out there... And I am judging from the hundreds of seventy two romance novels I have read.. I can't believe still thinking about the book makes my heart contract..

My all time favorite. This story evoked every emotion out of me and I have never read another book quite like this.

I was literally sobbing at the conclusion of this novel. It touch something so deep within my pysche that to this day, I both abhor and exalt the idea of a soulmate. I have never read it since, but truly cherish the memory of reading it, as it is one of the top three greatest romantic novels of all time.

It Had to Be You by Susan Elizabeth Phillips It Had to Be You by Susan Elizabeth Phillips Product Image

One of my all time favorites! I absolutely love Phoebe! It had to be you is the first in the Chicago Stars series which I have also loved do far!

There is boobs on the cover

I wasn't expecting to, but it was a surprise how much I love the novel and connected series!

What a disgustin cover yuckyy!
Publishers ru mad"""'wev got better pics for a cover in d world """"

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell Product Image
A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks Product Image

I was expecting this to be a lot lower for some reason, I guess because I don't hear too many people talk about it - but I'm pleased it is actually in the top 10, where it deserves to be. It truly is the most beautiful, heart-wrenching romance story I've ever read. If you want an empowering read of pure, innocent love, then I highly recommend this one. The movie is just as good.

I do not understand his books and all the sad endings!

Awesome...was in tears when I completed the book

This book's pages will become wet with your tears! Truly a masterpiece. "I believe miracles can happen." This book itself is one!

Lord of Scoundrels by Loretta Chase Lord of Scoundrels by Loretta Chase Product Image

Best romance novel ever - and I have read tonnes but nothing has ever come near to this wonderful book. It is a modern take on the beauty and the beast story where the hero due to his troubled past thinks that no one is capable of loving him. And then comes our fiesty heroine who turns the world upside down for him. A must read!

Loved this book! Kept me captivated from the beginning to end. It never got boring and it just kept getting better with each page! As soon as I finished it, I read it again!

Yes, best romance ever! The characters, dialogue and story make you want to follow them anywhere! Test of time and it is still a romance among romance!

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer Twilight by Stephenie Meyer Product Image

Lovely story ever.. Thanks Stephenie

Intriguing... It will take you in a different world where you may get lost and never want to return back!

It is the best love story which takes you to the ride of another world I just can't stop reading it

Such an amazing novel ever... I just love bella and edward..!

The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes Product Image
Flowers from the Storm by Laura Kinsale Flowers from the Storm by Laura Kinsale Product Image

I have read over 10,0000 books and this is bar far still my number one without a doubt never found another that touches it

This is one of the best!

McKenzie's Mountain by Linda Howard McKenzie's Mountain by Linda Howard Product Image

Some of the first Romances I read & still the best. These are keepers and I have reread them many times among other great authors. These characters will stick with you after you read the last page...

Anything by Linda Howard is perfection, but the McKenzie ' s will stay with you long after reading any of their novels. Also the fact that they personify sexy doesn't hurt either...

One of my favourite authors and series. You can't go wrong with LH!

Morning Glory by LaVyrle Spencer Morning Glory by LaVyrle Spencer Product Image

I have all her books. I love them. I would like to find someone who writes just like her. I read a lot,but can't find books as good as her books.

I love anything LaVyrle wrote, but Morning Gloria and Twice Loved are my favorites.

I really liked this story, authentic period writing, and very powerful emotional scenes'

Best book by LaVyrle Spencer by far is Bitter sweet and Family blessings. And don t forget November of the heart. All of the lovely...

Dream Man by Linda Howard Dream Man by Linda Howard Product Image

Great novel and sadly very realistic on real crime events.

Nobody's Baby But Mine by Susan Elizabeth Phillips Nobody's Baby But Mine by Susan Elizabeth Phillips Product Image

Das ist gut

A Kingdom of Dreams by Judith McNaught A Kingdom of Dreams by Judith McNaught Product Image

A Kingdom of Dreams is a wonderful book. I wish Judith McNaught could write more books like this one but her old books are better than her new books.
The problem with her new books is that hero and heroine of the books hardly spend time together so they do not connect enough.

Love Judith McNaught. Kingdom of dreams is a journey. Great story and beautifully written. Read it 3 times over the years.

Another one of my all time favourite authors. I have all her books!

Super!

Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins Product Image
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Product Image

It's my favorite novel of all time, and it should be number one on this list. I appreciate the fact that Jane Eyre is not merely a romance novel. The romance is a plot device to uphold the deeper themes of feminist ideals such as autonomy, independence, morality, and self-respect. While Mr. Rochester is indeed swoon-worthy with his dark, brooding, yet charming personality, there's more to Jane's personality and life than him alone.

Best love story ever, true love, passionate. Tackles themes such as redemption, abuse. Bigamy. Loss, rejection, a work of genius by a genius

The greatest love story ever in my opinion!

One of the best novel I ever read

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