7 Romantic Novels to Read This Summer ...

I tend to be a fan of non-fiction, but something about summer makes me long for a romantic novel, something to read while I’m sitting on a blanket at the beach. Since I’m not usually a romance reader, I sought out recommendations from my friends, and here’s my list of 7 romantic novels to read this summer…

1. “the Time Traveler’s Wife” by Audrey Niffenegger

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This is one of my very favorite novels, one of only a few in my bookcase. It’s the story of Henry, a librarian with an unusual (and inconvenient) genetic defect — he time travels without wanting to, showing up naked, confused, and stressed in the recent past and future at time that are significant to him. It’s also the story of Claire, his wife, who has known him since she was six, and he appeared in the field near her home. It’s so romantic, so lush and involving and riveting…