Valentines book suggestions

February 12, 2023

Need a good romance book suggestion to get in the Valentine’s day mood? here are some book recommendations from students here at Limestone:

Happily Ever Afters 

By Elise Bryant

16-year-old Tessa Johnson has never seen her life reflected in the pages of romance novels. So, Tessa decides to write her own, with the help of her friend, Caroline. But as Tessa Checks each item off Caroline’s list, she finds herself losing herself.  


Tweet Cute 

By Emma Lord

Pepper runs the Twitter account for her family’s food chain and Jack runs the Twitter account for his family’s small restaurant. When Pepper’s family’s fast-food chain puts a special grilled cheese sandwich on their menu that was extremely similar to Jack’s family’s recipe, it starts a Twitter war. The battle rages on, but Jack and Pepper find themselves in a meet-cute together, not knowing that they have been fighting each other all along.


Better Than The Movies

By Lynn Painter

Next-door neighbors Liz and Wes have never been friends, Wes always picked on her when they were kids. But as Wes becomes friends with Liz’s crush, Micheal, she finds herself trying to use Wes as her in. But as Liz and Wes grow closer, Liz finds that she is falling for the wrong guy. 


Today Tonight Tomorrow 

By Rachel Lynn Solomon

Rowan and Neil have always been rivals, both fighting to be valedictorian. But when Neil gets named valedictorian Rowan plots a senior class game as a way to get one last leg up on Neil. The two end up spending more time together because of it. As the two spend more time, Rowan realizes that Neil has more than meets the and that he might actually be her dream guy.


Lovely War

By Julie Berry 

Told from the perspective of the greek goddess of love, Aphrodite tells the story of lovers caught in World War I to her husband Hephaestus, as well as her lover, Ares. She tells stories of two sets of lovers, whose fates collide during the Great War. This story asks and tries to answer the age-old question: Why are love and war eternally attracted to one another? 


Me Before You 

By Jojo Moyes

Louisa seems to be living an exceedingly ordinary life, with a close family and steady boyfriend. But, her life turns around when she gets a job taking care of a once extremely eccentric man, Will, who is now wheelchair-bound from a recent accident. And, when Lou finds out that Will is planning to get assisted suicide, she decides to help show him that life is worth living. 


The Lucky List 

By Rachael Lippincott

Emily and her mum. But, her mum’s luck ran out three years ago when she succumbed to cancer. Emily has never felt right since. Emily and her father move back to the house she grew up in to sell it. There Emily finds her mother’s old bucket list, and with a new friend, Blake, she sets out to check off the rest of the bucket list.


To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

By Jenny Han

Lara Jean has never admitted to any of her crushes before. But, for each one she would write a letter revealing how she felt and hid the letters under her bed in a box. But one day she finds out that all of her letters have been mailed, causing all of her past crushed to confront her about the letters. at first, this seems like a disaster, but Lara finds that something good might come out of this after all.


The Summer I Turned Pretty 

By Jenny Han

Belly loves summer, she lives for summer, when it isn’t summer she counts the days until it is summer. everything great that has happened to her has happened because of summer. Summer is also when she gets to spend time Jeremiah and Conrad, they have been her brother figures, her crushes, and everything in between. And this is the summer, the summer everything changes.


Anna and the French Kiss

By Stephanie Perkins 

Anna is about to have a great senior year in Atlanta, she has a great job, a great best friend, and a crush who is on the verge of becoming more. But all of this changes when she gets shipped off to a boarding school in Paris. she is certainly less than thrilled about all of this until she meets Etienne St. Clair, who seems like the perfect match until Anna finds out about Etienne’s girlfriend. Find out what happens to Anna in Anna and the French Kiss


Check, Please!

By Ngozi Ukazu

In this graphic novel, Bitty has just started on the Samwell University hockey team, which poses some new challenges for Bitty. It’s nothing like the Hockey club he was in back home.  One of the biggest challenges is Jack, the very attractive yet moody team captain. Read to find out what happens to Bitty in volumes one and two of Check, Please!


A Curse So Dark and Lonely 

By Brigid Kemmerer

Prince Rhen, the heir of Emberfall, thought he could be saved easily if a girl fell for him. But that was before he turned into a vicious beast hell-bent on destruction. Before he destroyed his castle, his family, and every last shred of hope. Harper hasn’t had an easy life, and it doesn’t get any easier when she gets pulled from Washington DC into a magical world. Rhen and Harper meet and work together to try to save the kingdom.


Red, White & Royal Blue 

By Casey McQuiston 

The first son of the United States, Alex Claremont-Diez, and England’s Prince Henry have never gotten along. But when a confrontation of theirs is leaked to the tabloids, the two have to fake a friendship to hold together America/Britain Relations. But as the two spend more time with each other they start to grow closer. And now they have to hide their relationship so as to not upend the two nations. 


I Kissed Shara Wheeler

By Casey McQuiston 

It’s a month before graduation and Shara Wheeler, the daughter of  Willowgrove Christian Academy’s principal, vanishes. But before doing so she kisses her rival for the spot of valedictorian, Chloe. As Chloe searches for answers, she finds that Shara didn’t only kiss her on the night before disappearing. Shara also kissed her next-door neighbor, Smith, and Shara’s high school sweetheart, Rory. Chloe also finds that Shara has left behind cryptic notes of where she vanished to. Find out what happens in this award-winning novel, I kissed Shara Wheeler.


Last Night at the Telegraph Club

By Malinda Lo

It’s the 1950s during the red-scare, in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Lily has discovered a book that shows two women falling in love. At first, she isn’t sure what to make of it but when she meets Kathleen, everything changes. Lily and Kathleen end up going to the Telegraph Club, a lesbian bar, and Lily learns that there is a whole new side of love that she hasn’t known before. But in 1954, America is not a safe place for two girls to fall in love, especially in Chinatown. See what happens to Lily and Kathleen in the Award-winning novel, Last night at the Telegraph Club.

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