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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Top Ten Tuesday- Best Books for Valentine's Day

Today's Top Ten Tuesday from The Broke and the Bookish is Top Ten Books for Valentine's Day. I've addressed a variety of loves in my list. 

1) Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen- Love's power to overcome

2) The Dress Shop of Dreams by Menna Van Praag- Love's enduring legacy and the magical spark of love

3) Juliet by Anne Fortier- Love's connections with the past and a new take on an old favorite

4) Someday, Someday Maybe by Lauren Graham - a Love Letter to Dreams and making them happen

5) Shakespeare, specifically, A Midsummer Night's Dream and Much Ado About Nothing- A Love Letter to Words, to Beauty, to Literature and Shakespeare's Restless World by Neil MacGregor- a Love Letter to Lovers of Shakespeare and Elizabethan and Early Stuart England

6) Histories of Nations: How Their Identities were Forged by Peter Furtado- a Love letter to international understanding and cultural exploration

7) Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle- a Love Letter to mystery and thrills

8) Paris 1919: Six Months that Changed the World and The War that Ended Peace: The Road to 1914 both by Margaret MacMillan- a Love Letter to the modern historian

9) Quantum:Einstein, Bohr and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality by Manjit Kumar- a Love Letter to modern science, scientific genius and curiosity

10) The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame- A love Letter to timeless stories, enduring characters and a light within the heart

What books are on your top reads for Valentine's Day?

My best to you all,


  1. Great picks - Paris 1919 is on my tbr. :)

    Check out my TTT.

    1. Thanks for stopping by, Lauren! Paris 1919 is so informative. I hope you'll enjoy it! Your list looks great. Carey Grant movies are a lot of fun. I've only seen a few on your list. I'll have to look into some of the others.