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26 Best Romance Books of All Time


Our goal: Gather the most accurate and trustworthy list of Romance books on the internet.

Our process:
1. Search for "best Romance books" and click on the top 5 articles.
2. Find every book mentioned in 2+ articles and average their rankings.
3. Deliver them all neatly to you here! 😊

(Updated 2022)

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  1. 1
    Appears in 4 articles
  2. 2
    Appears in 4 articles
  3. 3

    The Notebook

    Nicholas Sparks

    Appears in 4 articles
  4. 4

    Outlander

    Diana Gabaldon

    Appears in 3 articles
  5. 5
    Appears in 3 articles
  6. 6

    Me Before You

    Jojo Moyes

    Appears in 3 articles
  7. 7

    The Time Traveler's Wife

    Audrey Niffenegger

    Appears in 3 articles
  8. 8

    Vision In White

    Nora Roberts

    Appears in 3 articles
  9. 9
    Appears in 2 articles
  10. 10

    The Song of Achilles

    Madeline Miller

    Appears in 2 articles
  11. 11

    Twilight

    Stephenie Meyer

    Appears in 2 articles
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    Jane Eyre

    Charlotte Bronte

    Appears in 2 articles
  13. 13

    The Hating Game

    Sally Thorne

    Appears in 2 articles
  14. 14

    The Princess Bride

    William Goldman

    Appears in 2 articles
  15. 15

    Eleanor & Park

    Rainbow Rowell

    Appears in 2 articles
  16. 16

    The Thorn Birds

    Colleen McCullough

    Appears in 2 articles
  17. 17
    Appears in 2 articles
  18. 18
    Appears in 2 articles
  19. 19
    Appears in 2 articles
  20. 20

    The Selection

    Kiera Cass

    Appears in 2 articles
  21. 21

    Anna and the French Kiss

    Stephanie Perkins

    Appears in 2 articles
  22. 22

    The Royal We

    Heather Cocks

    Appears in 2 articles
  23. 23

    Lord of Scoundrels

    Loretta Chase

    Appears in 2 articles
  24. 24

    Indigo

    Beverly Jenkins

    Appears in 2 articles
  25. 25
    Appears in 2 articles
  26. 26

    Gone With the Wind

    Margaret Mitchell

    Appears in 2 articles

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