Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Top Ten Tuesday: Favourite Romances

Top Ten Tuesday is weekly meme created by the lovely folks at The Broke and the Bookish. They created it because they're "particularly fond of lists" and since I also enjoy lists, I've decided to participate in this fun feature.

It's almost Valentine's Day so of course we're all thinking of our favourite romances! Even after thinking hard about this, I've only been able to come up with eight. I just know as I read some posts today I'll think of others I should have included! What are your favourite romances in books?

Don't forget to check out their blog for a full list of everyone participating in this week's list!

Elizabeth and Darcy - Pride and Prejudice
No brainer. Their relationship is rocky to start out with but ends up as a romance that still makes us swoon 200 years later.

Jessica Darling and Marcus Flutie - Jessica Darling Series (Sloppy Firsts, etc.)
Jessica is a good girl. She gets good grades, runs track, and is your average teen. Once her BFF moves away, things start to shift and then she meets Marcus. He's not a bad boy, necessarily, but he's definitely misguided. We see their relationship change and evolve over five books and I just love it.

Hermione and Ron - Harry Potter
Who else was happy when these two finally came to their senses and realized they liked each other?

Allie and Noah - The Notebook
Such a sweet romance. I don't think I need to elaborate on this one, do I?

Anne Shirley and Gilbert Blythe - Anne of Green Gables series
This is another romance that didn't start off all that well. He calls her Carrot Top, for crying out loud...and we all know how sensitive she was about her red hair! I haven't read these books for ages but I remember loving that these two got together in the end.

Anne Blythe and Jack - Arranged
Not to be confused with the above Anne! I picked these two because Anne and Jack got together in such an odd way and I really liked their romance. Ups and downs and all!

Remy and Dexter/Auden and Eli - This Lullaby/Along for the Ride
I couldn't pick just one Sarah Dessen couple! I'm sure by the end of this year I'll be able to pick one (since I'm doing a read/reread challenge) but for now, I love them both. They're some of the older teens in Dessen's books so that might be why I relate to them. I really just love pretty much all of Dessen's couples. Love them.

Roxy and Ollie - Breaking the Rules
I'm a sucker for the boy-and-girl-are-friends-and-then-realize-they-might-like-each-other storylines and Cat Lavoie's debut novel has one of my favourites.

So...who am I missing? Let me know!


  1. Oh my goodness! Anne and Gilbert! I cannot believe I forgot about them. They may actually be my all time favorite.

  2. I also can not believe that I forgot Anne and Gilbert! How awful of me! Ooo and I love that you included Sarah Dessen... therefore I am a new follower!

    Deidra @ Simply Books.

    My TTT

  3. Yay for Pride and Prejudice AND Anne of Green Gables AND Arranged! I still have to read Breaking the Rules and the Jessica Darling series. Hopefully get around to them soon enough!

  4. I love your list, Kaley!!! ... and not just because I sorta know Roxy and Ollie! ;) I think Gilbert Blythe might have been my first book-crush! So cute!!


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