Reading short stories about love and romance can inspire you. It can help you believe in love. It can give you hope about finding the right person. If you are in a relationship, it can give you lessons about love, just like when you read books about love advice. Kids may have their bedtime stories, but romantic love stories serve the same purpose for adults.
Numerous love stories have been written over the years. Here are some of the best and most unforgettable short stories about love and romance:
1. The notebook (Nicholas Sparks)
Nicholas Sparks is a popular novelist and screenwriter who has written several international bestsellers including “The Notebook”. The book was published in 1996 and tells the story of Noah Calhoun and Allie Nelson who fell in love but eventually had to separate. When they met again, Allie was engaged to marry another man and had to make a difficult decision that could change her life. This is a story of love that never ends.
2. Me before you (Jojo Moyes)
This heart-touching romantic love story was written by Jojo Moyes, an English journalist, and novelist. It was published in 2012. It is about Louisa Clark, an ordinary girl who works to support her family. After she lost her job, she was given an opportunity to work for a family – to help take care of Will Traynor, a quadriplegic who wanted to end his life. Will was difficult to deal with, but Louisa tried her best to show him that he should continue living. This may be one of the best love stories to read.
3. The fault in our stars (John Green)
Written by John Green, a New York Times Bestselling author, this book tells the story of a 16-year-old cancer patient named Hazel Grace Lancaster and a 17-year-old amputee named Augustus ‘Gus’ Waters and how they fell in love. This story has a movie adaptation. It can be a good movie to watch with your boyfriend or girlfriend. This may be one of the short love stories that can make you cry.
4. Pride and prejudice (Jane Austen)
This is one of the famous short stories about love. In this classic novel, Jane Austen, an English novelist, tells the story of Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy and how their love overcame their pride and prejudice. While there are already a lot of romantic short storybooks in the market now, this 1813 romantic novel remains one of the bestselling books about love.
5. Vision in white (Nora Roberts)
This New York Times Bestseller is written by Nora Roberts, who has written more than 200 books about romance. It tells the story of Mac Elliot and Carter Maguire, and how their casual fling progressed into something more. It’s not just one of the short stories about falling in love; it’s also a story about family and friendship.
6. Romeo and Juliet (William Shakespeare)
Who could ever forget “Romeo and Juliet”? This heart-touching, painful love story has always been one of the most unforgettable romantic yet tragic stories of all time. Romeo and Juliet fought against all odds and not even death could separate them. This story was written by William Shakespeare, an English playwright considered as one of the greatest writers and dramatists.
While there may be a lot of romantic short stories online, you can still enjoy a good, classic paperback. These short stories about love and romance will not only make you fall in love but will also entertain you. Having some love stories to read can also make you feel great about your relationship with your special someone.