Grown-Up Reads

10 Timeless Love Stories to Get Lost in This Summer

by Jill Santopolo

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It might not be surprising to anyone who knows about my novel The Light We Lost that I’ve always been a fan of love stories — and that even when the book I’m reading isn’t a love story per se, I’m drawn to the romantic subplots in those novels. There’s something about a deep connection between two characters that makes me want to read books — or scenes — over and over again. In fact, some of my battered copies of the below novels seem to open to up to certain pages all on their own.

If you’re looking for literary love this summer, here’s a collection of novels you might want to check out: