Romance

Browse all our articles, featuring books that contain an element of romance, whether that be simmering romantic tension or a full blown love affair — heartwarming, heart breaking or heart racing!

Recent standout reads for us in the romance genre are Ashley Poston’s The Seven Year Slip, Pip Williams’ The Bookbinder and Mhairi McFarlane’s Last Night. And, it would be hard to go wrong with some of our all time top romance reads such as the iconic One Day, The Flatshare and The Time Traveller’s Wife, the quirky under-appreciated gem Resistance Is Futile and the uplifting Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand.

Finally, if you too think romance and humour make the perfect match, then we recommend checking out our most popular Book List: 30 Top Romantic Comedy Novels.

The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger, Book Review

The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger, Book Review

The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger is the bestselling, iconic love story that moved a generation of readers. Read my review. The Time Traveler’s Wife Book Synopsis This extraordinary, magical novel is the story of Clare and Henry who have…

PANTS ON FIRE by Maggie Alderson

PANTS ON FIRE by Maggie Alderson

BOOK REVIEW : In this story Alderson introduces a diverse mix of outrageous, larger than life characters – in locations ranging from the streets of Sydney’s Kings Cross to the pristine Australian Outback. The flaw in some chick lit these…

Joanna Hines’ novels, Surface Tension & Improvising Carla

Joanna Hines’ novels, Surface Tension & Improvising Carla

The Joanna Hines’ novels, Surface Tension and Improving Carla, are highly compelling reads that are worth looking out for at second-hand bookstores. Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller Surface Tension Synopsis In the scorching summer of 1976, six friends enjoy a blissful time…

SUITE FRANCAISE by Irene Nemirovsky, Book Review

SUITE FRANCAISE by Irene Nemirovsky, Book Review

Suite Francaise Synopsis In 1941, Irene Nemirovsky sat down to write a book that would convey the magnitude of what she was living through by evoking the domestic lives and personal trials of the ordinary citizens of France. Nemirovsky’s death…

LUCY SULLIVAN IS GETTING MARRIED by Marian Keyes

LUCY SULLIVAN IS GETTING MARRIED by Marian Keyes

What girl doesn’t like a fun summer read? This is good chick lit, a story about a girl in and out of love, who can’t see what she has right in front of her (at times she’s slightly too oblivious…