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Books to Fall in Love With 2012

Valentine's Day

Books to Fall in Love With 2012

The countdown to Valentine's Day is on! Stuck on what to buy your Valentine? We have the bookish answer. Recently we gave readers the chance to win one of our five Bookreporter.com Valentine's Day prize packages, which included one copy of each of our featured books and some delicious gourmet chocolate from Godiva.

Thanks to all who entered the contest and told us which character in a book they would want to share a Valentine moment with. You can see our winners and their responses below.

Our featured Valentine’s Day titles are:

Winners

Carol from Dodge, ND: John

Christine from Covina, CA: Mr. Darcy

Julie from Odessa, TX: Ranger

Sheila from Antioch, TN: Rhett Butler

Yvonne from Dry Fork, VA: "(((whispering))) Shhhh. Don't tell my husband, okay... I pick Jack Reacher. Could it be more than a moment?"
 

Everything Romance: A Celebration of Love for Couples by Todd Hafer - Love & Romance

 

Ready to create romantic memories? If you’re looking for new and unique ways to celebrate love, captivate the heart of your true love, or simply enjoy each other’s company, EVERYTHING ROMANCE offers all of this and much more. 

History of a Pleasure Seeker by Richard Mason - Historical Fiction

 

Piet Barol has an instinctive appreciation for pleasure and a gift for finding it. He applies for a job as tutor to the troubled son of Europe’s leading hotelier: a child who refuses to leave his family’s mansion on Amsterdam’s grandest canal. As the young man enters this glittering world, he learns its secrets --- and soon, quietly, steadily, finds his life transformed as he in turn transforms the lives of those around him.

The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks - Fiction

 

In his 14th book, bestselling author Nicholas Sparks tells the unforgettable story of a man whose brushes with death lead him to the love of his life. Originally published in hardcover in 2008, the movie version of THE LUCKY ONE, starring Zac Efron, is scheduled to be released by Warner Bros. on April 20, 2012.

The Scent of Cherry Blossoms by Cindy Woodsmall - Romance

 

Annie Martin loves the Plain ways of her Old Order Mennonite people. Retreating from a contentious relationship with her mother, Annie goes to live with her Daadi Moses in Apple Ridge. But as Annie spends time with the handsome Aden Zook, she wishes she could forget how deeply the lines between the Old Order Amish and Old Order Mennonite are drawn.