Genre - Romance

“Cleopatra” by H. Rider Haggard is a historical novel published in 1889. Set in the ancient world, it blends historical facts with Haggard’s flair for adventure and romance. The story follows Harmachis, a young Egyptian prince destined to overthrow the Greek Ptolemaic dynasty and restore native rule to Egypt. His journey is fraught with danger and intrigue as he navigates the treacherous political landscape of ancient Egypt, where alliances shift like sand dunes in the desert.
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Gustave Flaubert’s “Madame Bovary” takes readers on a journey into the tumultuous life of Emma Bovary, a young woman trapped in the suffocating confines of bourgeois society in 19th-century France. As Emma grapples with the monotony of her provincial existence and yearns for a life of passion and excitement, she embarks on a series of ill-fated affairs and reckless pursuits in pursuit of her romantic ideals. Flaubert’s narrative skillfully depicts Emma’s descent int… Read More

In E. M. Forster’s “A Room with a View,” readers are swept into a captivating tale of love, self-discovery, and societal conventions. Through Forster’s vivid prose, we follow the journey of Lucy Honeychurch, a young Englishwoman who embarks on a journey of personal growth and transformation during a trip to Italy. As Lucy navigates the complexities of Edwardian society and grapples with her own desires and aspirations, she finds herself torn between the expectations of he… Read More

Walter Scott’s “Ivanhoe” thrusts readers into the tumultuous world of medieval England, where chivalry, honor, and political intrigue collide. Set against the backdrop of the late 12th century, the novel follows the adventures of the noble knight Ivanhoe as he returns from the Crusades to find his homeland torn apart by conflict. Through daring feats of valor and a romantic entanglement with the beautiful Lady Rowena, Ivanhoe navigates the treacherous landscape of power struggl… Read More

In Edgar Rice Burroughs’ science fiction masterpiece, “A Princess of Mars,” readers are transported to a captivating world of adventure and intrigue. Set on the exotic and mysterious planet of Barsoom (Mars), the novel follows the remarkable journey of John Carter, a Confederate veteran who finds himself mysteriously transported to the red planet.
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“Little Women” by Louisa May Alcott is a timeless classic that has enchanted readers for generations. Published in 1868, this beloved novel follows the lives of the four March sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy—as they navigate the trials and triumphs of adolescence in Civil War-era New England.
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“Jane Eyre” is a novel written by Charlotte Brontë and published in 1847 under the pseudonym “Currer Bell.” It is considered one of the greatest works of English literature and a classic of the Victorian era.
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“North and South” is a novel written by Elizabeth Gaskell, first published in 1855. It is set in the fictional industrial town of Milton in northern England during the 19th century and explores the social and economic differences between the industrial North and the agricultural South of England.
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“The Argonautica,” also known as “Jason and the Argonauts,” is a Greek epic poem written by Apollonius Rhodius.  It is divided into four books and comprises around 5,000 lines of hexameter verse.
 
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“The Phantom of the Opera” is a Gothic novel written by French author Gaston Leroux. It was first serialized in the French newspaper “Le Gaulois” from September 1909 to January 1910. It was later published as a novel in 1910. The novel combines elements of mystery, romance, and horror.
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“Emma” is a novel written by Jane Austen, first published in 1815. It is one of Austen’s most well-known works and is considered a classic of English literature. The novel is a comedy of manners and a satire of the social class and gender roles of the early 19th century.
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“Lady Chatterley’s Lover” is a novel written by D.H. Lawrence, first published privately in 1928. The novel explores themes of love, sexuality, and class struggle.
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“The King in Yellow” is a fictional play within a book of the same name, written by American author Robert W. Chambers. The book is a collection of interconnected weird and supernatural short stories published in 1895. The play “The King in Yellow” is a central and recurring motif in the stories.
In the fictional universe created by Chambers, “The King in Yellow” is a mysterious and forbidden play. It is described as a two-act play of incomparable beauty and dreadfulness. Those who r… Read More

“The Scarlet Letter” is a historical fiction novel written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, first published in 1850. Set in the 17th-century Puritan Massachusetts Bay Colony, the story explores the consequences of sin, guilt, and redemption.
The novel begins with the protagonist, Hester Prynne, being publicly shamed and forced to wear a scarlet letter “A” on her dress as a mark of her adultery. She refuses to reveal the identity of the father of her illegitimate child, Pearl. Despite her humiliat… Read More

“The Last of the Mohicans” is a historical novel written by James Fenimore Cooper and published in 1826. It is set during the French and Indian War, which took place in North America in the mid-18th century. The novel is the second book in Cooper’s five-volume series called “The Leatherstocking Tales,” but it can be read as a standalone work.
“The Last of the Mohicans” follows the adventures of a group of characters against the backdrop of the frontier wilderness. The story primari… Read More

“The Age of Innocence” is a novel written by American author Edith Wharton. It was first published in 1920 and won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1921, making Wharton the first woman to receive the award.
Set in the 1870s in New York City’s high society, “The Age of Innocence” explores the themes of love, duty, and social expectations. The story follows Newland Archer, a young lawyer who is engaged to the beautiful and conventional May Welland. However, everything changes when May�… Read More

“War and Peace” is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, published in 1869. It is widely regarded as one of the greatest works of fiction ever written and is considered Tolstoy’s masterpiece.
The novel is known for its complex characters and intricate plot, as well as its philosophical and historical commentary. Tolstoy’s style is often characterized by its realism and attention to detail, and he employs a wide range of narrative techniques, including multiple perspectives, historic… Read More

Brawler’s Weakness is book 2 in the Tennessee Thunderbolts hockey romance series. If the sunshine/grumpy trope or single-dad romances are your jam, you will fall in love with the protective and grouchy hockey brawler, Axel Daire, and the eternally optimistic and soulful artist, Maisy Stratford. Read on as they navigate their personal hang-ups, fears, and unexpected feelings to discover that together, happily-ever-after is possible.
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The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas was first published in serial form in the French newspaper “Le Siècle” in 1844. The story follows the life of Edmond Dantes, a young sailor who is falsely accused of treason and imprisoned in the island fortress of Château d’If. After 13 years of incarceration, Dantes escapes with the help of a fellow prisoner and begins to plot his revenge against those who wronged him.
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Hot Shot’s Mistake is book 1 in the Tennessee Thunderbolts hockey romance series. If you love workplace romances and small-town vibes, you’ll adore the heat and sweet that erupts between reformed bad boy Devon Hardt and grief-stricken physical therapist Mila Lewis. Hot Shot’s Mistake is set around Knoxville, TN and establishes the foundation of a heartwarming series filled with hockey, love, friendship, humor, and the significance of finding your place among a chosen family.
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