Tuesday, 12 February 2019

14 Books That Are WAY Better Than a Valentine!

I said it : Books are better than lovers! If you are looking for some good romance reads, look no more! Best part? You can read all these books for free on Storytel if you enroll for a free trial of 30 days by clicking here !

Normal People by Sally Rooney

Normal People- follows the life of two very normal people Connell and Marianne as they develop a strong relationship. Within the simplicity of this read, is nested a tale of human complications and it would not be hard for any reader to resonate with them. 

Rosie Coloured Glasses by Brianna Wolfson

A bittersweet tale of everlasting love, Rosie Colored Glasses is not merely a story of love- it also deals with the effect divorces have on children, and the unusual narrative makes this read extremely gripping.

Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James

Who needs a valentine when you can just indulge in your fantasies with Fifty Shades? This passionate novel is better read in absolute privacy!

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

A bubbly girl- a man who has lost his will to live and how their lives change when their paths cross. This is one of the most emotional love stories I have ever read.

P.S. I Love You by Cecelia Ahern

A husband comes back to his wife after his death- in the form of letters he left her which he signs off with " P.S. I Love You" - and shows how can love change your life- even in death.

The Time Traveller's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

Confusing yet absolutely timeless, this novel delves into the life of a Henry and Clare- Henry is a time traveller- his genetic clock resets and he is pulled back and forth in time and he disappears! The novel portrays their struggle of and in being together, despite the obstacles.

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

This classic 19th century tale where Darcy and Elizabeth overcome class and societal norms to prioritise love is a must read for everyone- to have a deeper understanding of themselves and the society around them.

Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare Ji

A 13-Year-Old girl dying for love may not be the most convincing thing ever, but Romeo and Juliet happens to be one of the most famous love stories ever!

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion


Sometimes, you do not find love. Love finds you. This humorous and light read following two very different people is perfect to tune into on a lonely evening.

Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

In love with a classmate who he knows as "Blue" A not-so-openly gay Simon is in trouble when his emails fall into the wrong hands. Listed as one of the Top 100 Books on Amazon, it is a must read for anyone who wants to feel the unadulterated essence of love.

A Very Large Expanse Of The Sea by Tahereh Mafi

Normal People- follows the life of two very normal people Connell and Marianne as they develop a strong relationship. Within the simplicity of this read, is nested a tale of human complications and it would not be hard for any reader to resonate with them. 

Like Water by Rebecca Podos

Everything in Vanni's life changes when she meets Leigh,  in this novel of two girls exploring the waters of identity and finding their place in the world. Also, take a moment to appreciate the lovely cover!

Love Story by Erich Segal

A poignant tale of lovers at first sight (although I don't believe in that!) that leaves you thinking. This crisp read is the best for people who do not have much time in hand but want to spend some time reading a good romance. 

I hope you find these helpful and do leave your views in the comments.

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  1. I hate Romeo and Juliet. Because of there unsatisfied story.

  2. Same explanation is given for 2 different books.

  3. Honestly books are way better than lovers! And these recommendations are simply great, except that I guess fifty shades of grey is filled with just abuse, which really can be called love at all.

  4. 50 shades of grey trilogy is amazing!!!! I suggest everyone please go for the novel instead of movie. I promise I'll fall in love with this trilogy 💞

  5. There are so many great reads for Valentine's. Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe, Dumplin, Anna and the French Kiss and so much more!

  6. Timetravellers wife made me cry...it's amazing for the emotional typess...all ur suggestions r lovely helly

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  7. By listening to Ur reviews I just started reading, thanks a lot Helly

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  9. Really true helly..A GOOD BOOK can be mans bestfriend. 1 BOOK = 1000 FRIENDS

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  11. I never thought of you that you will review books like this... Such a dirty book .. we audience are of new era want to strengthen our mind and you are making us to bent to love at this beginning stage of our life? Don't think I'm of old thinking or introvert or very much conservative or blah ..blah .. I'm only of 18 and following you .. please review books of inspiration, self motivation , how to grow in life , positivity ..etc and mam let me tell you .. you are famous of only one reason that you're a girl .. this one you'll seem silly as well but really telling by experience .. Don't think I'm jealous to you or anything else.. I'm not at all as I'm not your competitor .. I'm of 18 only now.. so please highlight this concern in you next video ..
    Don't think that I don't like your content because you should know that I'm following you since you started your channel... At that time I stunned by seeing that girl of this age can share these great knowledge and can express her idea with confidence .. so, I'm one of the big fan of yours who got little but irritated by your contents which nowadays comes..

    If you have to mention this in your next video you're free to take my name there ,, I'll be happy :)

    I'm saurabh Thakur
    From Surat , Gujarat

  12. Wo mohabbat hi kya, jo mukammal ho jaye...sometimes those stories with incomplete endings or sad endings put mark in our mind for long time...