Genre :: Romance (79 books)

  • The Great Gatsby

    #1

    The Great Gatsby

    by F. Scott Fitzgerald

    (93 Reviews)

    994 Points

    "In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since."

  • Lolita

    #5

    Lolita

    by Vladimir Nabokov

    (35 Reviews)

    856 Points

    "Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palette to tap, at three, on the teeth."

  • Gone with the Wind

    #16

    Gone with the Wind

    by Margaret Mitchell

    (20 Reviews)

    606 Points

    "Scarlett O'Hara was not beautiful, but men seldom realized it when caught by her charm, as the Tarleton twins were."

  • Jane Eyre

    #17

    Jane Eyre

    by Charlotte Brontë

    (32 Reviews)

    562 Points

    "There was no possibility of taking a walk that day. We had been wandering, indeed, in the leafless shrubbery an hour in the morning; but since dinner (Mrs. Reed, when there was no company, dined..."

  • Pride and Prejudice

    #19

    Pride and Prejudice

    by Jane Austen

    (29 Reviews)

    540 Points

    "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife."

  • Middlemarch

    #21

    Middlemarch

    by George Eliot

    (9 Reviews)

    519 Points

    "Who that cares much to know the history of man, and how the mysterious mixture behaves under the varying experiments of Time, has not dwelt, at least briefly, on the life of Saint Theresa, has not..."

  • Anna Karenina

    #22

    Anna Karenina

    by Leo Tolstoy

    (22 Reviews)

    505 Points

    "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. (C. Garnett, 1946) and (J. Carmichael, 1960)All happy families resemble one another, but each unhappy family is unhappy..."

  • Wuthering Heights

    #26

    Wuthering Heights

    by Emily Brontë

    (29 Reviews)

    417 Points

  • Little Women

    #38

    Little Women

    by Louisa May Alcott

    (16 Reviews)

    348 Points

    "“Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents,” grumbled Jo, lying on the rug."

  • Rebecca

    #43

    Rebecca

    by Daphne du Maurier

    (11 Reviews)

    333 Points

    "Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again."