Five Favorite: Books About Love

“Five Favorite” is a feature on thewasofshall where I lay out my five favorite “x”. Sometimes they’re relevant to a season or holiday, mostly they’re not. It’s an all-around fun excuse to give my 100% amazingly awesome opinion. To see previous (and future) topics, click here. To participate, scroll all the way down.

Whether it’s romantic or sexual, reciprocated or unrequited, amorous novels abound in literature. In honor of Valentine’s Day, here are my five favorite.

Just-Can’t-Make-It-Work Love:

Gargoyle

The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson

TheTimeTravelersWife The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

Slow-Burning Love

ColdMountain

Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier

Realistic Love

TheMarriagePlot

The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides

Idealistic-Most-Well-Rounded Love

MrDarcyTakesAWife

Mr. Darcy Takes a Wife by Linda Berdoll

Have your own five favorite books about love? Share them! Post them to your blog, link back to this post, and then comment letting me know!