Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Top Ten Tuesday: Love Stories

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.  This is my first "Top Ten" posting! I'm excited to participate; after all, I make lists FOR EVERYTHING! 

 Top Ten Favorite Love Stories in Literature:


1.  Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen- How could I not include this classic on my list? If you know me, you know how much I love this story; plus, Mr. Darcy is one of my literary boyfriends.


2.  The Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead- Dimitri and Rose's story is so extremely compelling. If you haven't read this series, you must go out and buy it immediately.  


3.  Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare- It is definitely one of the most romantic stories of all time.


4.  The Mortal Instruments series- Jace and Clary's story has its ups and downs, but it's one of my favorites. I can't wait for the next book in the series!


5.  Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey- Lucius and Jessica's relationship is deliciously addicting.


6.  Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell- I love Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler's rocky romance in this classic.


7.  The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen- Dessen, in my opinion, is the queen of YA romance and this one is my favorite.


8.  The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks- Yes, I know....people think Sparks is cheesy, but this book had me sobbing.


9.  Emma by Jane Austen- Who doesn't love Mr. Knightley?


10.  Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez- This book is simply beautiful!


Do you agree with my list? What are your favorite love stories in literature? Let me know what you think!



14 comments:

  1. This sounds like a fun meme! I love your list :) I haven't read Love in the Time of Cholera but I have read the other books you picked. I love Pride and Prejudice, The Vampire Academy series, and Mortal Instruments.

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  2. YES! Great list! Sarah Dessen is the queen of YA romance. =D

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  3. I sobbed at The Notebook too... EVERY TIME I read it!!I I meant to out Sarah Dessen on my list but I couldn't pick one book and then I forgot! Love in the Time of Cholera is a great title too!

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  4. Love your list. So many great books. Emma & PP of course! :)

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  5. So many good love stories on this list! I of course adore Lizzie and Mr. Darcy, they're a classic. And Vampire Academy is one of my favorites as are the Mortal Instruments books. Jace makes it pretty difficult not to fall in love with him!

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  6. oooh oawesome list!! i have jessica's guide, i just need to find time to read it!

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  7. P&P and GWTH also made my list. This is the second time I've seen Love in the Time of Cholera. I'm going to have to take the plunge this year!

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  8. I SO need to read Love in the time of Cholera.

    I love Mr. Knightley!

    Awesome list!

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  9. I like a lot on your list, the notebook is one of my favorites. Kaye—the road goes ever ever on

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  10. ahhh...I just started reading the Mortal Instruments series and Jace and Clary's relationship is driving me insane!

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  11. Scarlett and Rhett...the couple I've seen most across all lists :) I guess we can all identify with star crossed love affairs at one time or another in our lives.

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  12. interesting mix of YA and literature! I wonder how much your list will change in a few years? I feel like epic love stories should be the ones we'll read over and over and remember forever. The mortal instruments don't do that for me but I like to see what other people think!

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  13. These are really very great Love Stories. I really appreciated your site and the variety and style of love stories.

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  14. These are really very great Love Stories. I really appreciated your site and the variety and style of love stories.

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