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February 11, 2020


top love books i’ve read
posted by soe 1:35 am

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday post from That Artsy Reader Girl invites us to share any topic we’d like related to “love” in honor of Valentine’s Day. I thought I’d share the 11 books I have rated with four or five stars in Goodreads with some form of the word in the title:

  1. The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
  2. Love Is a Mix Tape by Rob Sheffield
  3. Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
  4. Love, Rosie by Cecelia Ahern
  5. Beloved by Toni Morrison
  6. Love That Dog by Sharon Creech
  7. My True Love Gave To Me, edited by Stephanie Perkins
  8. Book Love by Debbie Tung
  9. The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine who Outwitted America’s Enemies by Jason Fagone
  10. Modern Lovers by Emma Straub
  11. The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough

That’s out of 46 books with “love” in the title.

Interestingly, it’s a pretty balanced list: three books by guys, two nonfiction titles, one book of poetry, one collection of comics, one collection of short stories, two classics, and three books aimed at kids or young adults.

How about you? What “love” books have you loved?

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What a nice list! Lots of people did similar stuff this week. I had no idea so many books have the word love in their titles.

My TTT .

Comment by Lydia 02.11.20 @ 9:50 am

Oh, I’ve read several of these and more are on my tbr. I really enjoyed My True Love Gave to Me and Modern Lovers. <3

My Top Ten Tuesday

Comment by Dedra @ A Book Wanderer 02.11.20 @ 9:11 pm

Hmmmmm Love in the title . Love in the Time of Cholera, is one I have to read. Such a classic and I m ashamed I haven’t read it.

Comment by kathy b 02.11.20 @ 9:20 pm

Great list! I love, Love Rosie! One of my favourite books of all time. Such a slow burn, but so lovely.

Comment by Jessica at Booked J 02.12.20 @ 7:22 pm



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