1. For when you want a love story about person on the autism spectrum- The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
” Stella Lane concludes math is the only thing that unites the universe. She comes up with algorithms to predict customer purchases–a job that has given her more money than she knows what to do with, and way less knowledge in the dating district than the average thirty-year-old.
It doesn’t help that Stella has Asperger’s and French kissing reminds her of a shark going its teeth cleaned by captain fish. Her conclusion: she needs lots of practice–with a professional. Which is why she hires escort Michael Phan. The Vietnamese and Swedish stunner can’t afford to turn down Stella’s offer, and agrees to help her check off all the boxes on her lesson plan–from foreplay to more-than-missionary position…
Before long, Stella not only learns to appreciate his touches, but implore all of the other things he’s making her feel. Their no-nonsense partnership starts making a strange kind of sense. And the specific characteristics that emerges will persuasion Stella that passion is the best kind of logic …”
2. For when you want a bisexual love story- Leah On The Offbeat by Becky Alberalli
” When it is important to drum, Leah Burke is usually on beat–but real life isn’t ever so rhythmic.
She’s an anomaly in her friend group: the only child of a young, single mama, and her life is decidedly less privileged. She loves to draw but is too self-conscious to show it. And even though her mom knows she’s bisexual, she hasn’t mustered the gallantry to tell her friends–not even her openly lesbian BFF, Simon.
So Leah actually doesn’t know what to do when her rock-solid friend group starts to fracture in sudden practices. With prom and college on the horizon, strains are running high.
It’s hard for Leah to strike the privilege document while the person or persons she enjoys are fighting–especially when she realizes she might adoration one of them more than she ever intended .”
3. For when you want a scifi love story- Every Day by David Leviathan
” Every day a different body. Every day a different life. Every day in love with the same girl .
There’s never any informing about where it will be or who it will be. A has constituted serenity with that, even established guidelines by which to live: Never get too appended. Avoid being noticed. Do not interfere.
It’s all fine until the morning that A wakes up in their own bodies of Justin and encounters Justin’s girlfriend, Rhiannon. From that minute, the rules by which A has been living no longer apply. Because eventually A has ascertained person he wants to be with–day in, daylight out, day in day out .”
4. For when you want a( true-life) love story set in the 40 s- The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
” In April 1942, Lale Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors was revealed that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a( the German word for tattooist ), tasked with permanently observing his fellow prisoners.
Imprisoned for over two and a half years, Lale watches horrific brutalities and barbarism–but also incredible acts of bravery and compassion. Risking his own life, he expends his privileged position to exchange gems and fund from murdered Jews for nutrient to keep his fellow prisoners alive.
One day in July 1942, Lale, hostage 32407, conveniences a trembling young woman waiting in line to have the numeral 34902 tattooed onto her limb. Her name is Gita, and in that first encounter, Lale devotes to somehow survive the clique and marry her.
A vivid, harrowing, and eventually hopeful re-creation of Lale Sokolov’s experiences as the three men who tattooed the arms of thousands of prisoners with what would become one of the most potent typifies of the Holocaust, is also a testament to the endurance of love and humanity under the darkest possible healths .”
5. For when you want a love story with a little of erotica- Dirty by Megan Hart
” This is what happened: I fill him at the candy store. He turned and smiled at me and I was astonished enough to smile back. This was not a children’s candy store, thought you, this was the kind of place you went to buy expensive imported chocolate truffles for your boss’ partner because you felt guilty for having fornication with him when you were both at a conference held in Milwaukee.
Hypothetically speaking, of course. I’ve been hit on plenty of occasions, largely by humankinds with little tact who thought what was between their legs made up for what they lacked between their ears. Sometimes I went home with them anyway, exactly because it felt good to want and be wanted, even if it was mostly fake. The question with need is that it’s like pouring water into a vase full of stones. It crowds you up before you know it, leaving no room for anything else.
I don’t apologize for who I am or what I’ve done in or out of bunked. I have my job, my home, and “peoples lives”, and for a very long time I haven’t required anything else. Until Dan. Up to now .”
6. For when you want a love story about a widowed female- Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes
” In a sleepy coast township in Maine, recently widowed Eveleth ” Evvie ” Drake rarely leaves her big, painfully empty mansion nearly a year after her husband’s death in a vehicle gate-crash. Everyone in city, even her most special friend, Andy, considers remorse remains her locked inside, and Evvie doesn’t rectify them.
Meanwhile, in New York City, Dean Tenney, former Major League pitcher and Andy’s childhood most special friend, is battling with what dreary athletes living out their worst nightmares call the ” yips “: he can’t move straight-out anymore, and even worse, he can’t figure out why. As the media storm heats up, an request from Andy to stay in Maine seems like the perfect have opportunities to punched the reset button on Dean’s future.
When he moves into an accommodation at the back of Evvie’s house, the two make a deal: Dean won’t ask about Evvie’s late husband, and Evvie won’t ask about Dean’s baseball career. Rulers, though, have a funny way of being burst- and what starts as an unpredictable relationship soon turns into something more. To taking forward, Evvie and Dean will have to reckon with their pasts- the friendships they’ve damaged, the secrets they’ve preserve- but in life, as in baseball, there’s always a chance- up until the last out .”
7. For when you want a love story about two teenage sons- Simon Vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Alberalli
” Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the incorrect handwritings, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now Simon is actually being extorted: If he doesn’t play wingman for class clown Martin, his sex identity will become everyone’s business. Worse, personal privacy of Blue, the pen name of the son he’s been emailing with, will be compromised.
With some chaotic dynamics emerging in his once tight-knit group of friends and his email communication with Blue growing more flirtatious every day, Simon’s junior year has abruptly gotten all kinds of complicated. Now change-averse Simon has to find a way to step out of his convenience zone before he’s pushed out- without alienating his friends, endangering himself, or flub a shot at happiness with the most flustering, cute person he’s never met .”
8. For when you want a love story about someone without the will to live- Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
” They had nothing in common until charity generated them everything to lose . . .
Louisa Clark is an everyday girl living an mighty ordinary life–steady lover, close family–who has barely been farther afield than their minuscule hamlet. She takes a mischievously needed profession working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after an accident. Will has always lived a huge life–big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel–and now he’s pretty sure he cannot live the route he is.
Will is acerbic, sulky, bossy–but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his joy entails more to her than she expected. When she learns that Will has offending plans of his own, she sets out to show him that life is still worth living .”
9. For when you want the book version of an R-rated romantic slapstick- Big Rock by Lauren Blakely
” It’s not just the action of the seas and oceans, ladies. It’s definitely the SIZE of the boat more. And I’ve got both firing on all cylinders. In reality, I have ALL the claim assets. Watches, psyches, my own coin, and a big c &$ k. You might recollect I’m an as %*$ le. I sound like one, don’t I? I’m hot as sin, rich as heaven, smart as blaze and hung like a mare. Guess what? You haven’t heard my fib before. Sure, I might be a playboy, but I’m the playboy who’s actually a great guy. Which manufactures me one of a kind. The only trouble is, my daddy needs me to cool it for a bit. With republican investors in town wanting to buy his flagship Fifth Avenue jewelry store, he needs me not only to zip it up, but to look the part of the committed guy. So I ask my best friend and business partner to be my fiancee for the coming week. But pretty soon all this playing pretend in public leads to no feigning whatsoever in the bedroom, because she precisely can’t fake the kind of toe-curling, window-shattering cries she makes as I take her to brand-new meridians between the membranes. Trouble is, I can’t seem to fake that I might be feeling something real for her. What the hell have I get myself into with this … large-scale boulder ?”
10. For when you want a love story you can speak, then watch as a movie subsequently- To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
” What if all the subdues you ever had found out how you felt about them…all at once?
Lara Jean Song holds her love letters in a hatbox her mother sacrificed her. They aren’t love letters that anyone else wrote for her; these are ones she’s written. One for every boy she’s ever loved–five in all. When she writes, she spouts out her body and soul and says all the things she would never say in real life, because her notes are for her attentions simply. Until the working day her secret notes are mailed, and suddenly, Lara Jean’s love life runs from imaginary to out of control .”