Valentine’s Day Double Feature

Shelf RenewalCan’t get enough romance this Valentine’s Day? After you’ve watched your favorite love story, cuddle up with the book to inspire some sweet (or steamy!) dreams.

The Age of Innocence, by Edith Wharton

Bridget Jones’s Diary, by Helen Fielding

“Brokeback Mountain” in Close Range: Wyoming Stories, by Annie Proulx

The Princess BrideChocolat, by Joanne Harris

Doctor Zhivago, by Boris Pasternak

The English Patient, by Michael Ondaatje

The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green

Feast of Love, by Charles Baxter

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café, by Fannie Flagg

Gone with the Wind, by Margaret Mitchell

Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte

Like Water for Chocolate, by Laura Esquivel

One Day, by David Nicholls

Like Water for ChocolatePride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen

The Princess Bride, by William Goldman

Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare

A Room with a View, by E.M. Forster

Sideways, by Rex Pickett

The Silver Linings Playbook, by Matthew Quick

The Time Traveler’s Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger

Wuthering Heights, byEmily Bronte



About the Author:

Karen Kleckner Keefe is the director of the Hinsdale (IL) Public Library, a Booklist reviewer, and one of Library Journal's 2009 "Movers and Shakers." Follow her on Twitter at @KarenKleckner.

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