Romance Books You’ll Like-Like

February 9th, 2010 by

To: Kidsmomo Reader
From: Your Secret Admirers

Will you be our Valentine?

We’ve gathered up this list of books involving romance to show how much we love you. Some are focused on budding relationships, and others just happen to feature couples we like — but all of them are 100% Cupid-approved. So here they are (in no particular order):

(By the way, your flowers and chocolate are in the mail.)

  1. Best Friends and Drama Queens (Allie Finkle’s Rules for Girls, Book #3) by Meg Cabot (Karen’s pick)
  2. Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen (Nancy’s pick)
  3. Absolutely Normal Chaos by Sharon Creech
  4. Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time by Lisa Yee
  5. Kiss Me Tomorrow by Susan Shreve
  6. Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan
  7. Princess Academy by Shannon Hale
  8. Drums, Girls & Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick
  9. Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
  10. Romeo and Juliet — Together (And Alive!) at Last by Avi
  11. Once Upon a Marigold by Jean Ferris
  12. The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo
  13. Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast by Robin McKinley
  14. Which Witch by Eva Ibbotson

If you’ve read any of these, send in your book review. Or send in a review of your favorite book involving romance!

UPDATE 2/16/10: We revealed the answer to our Romance Mystery Book Theater in the “All You Need Is Love” Podcast, so take a listen if you want to know the answer. Or just tune in if you want to hear how Nancy used to behave around boys she liked (OMG, soooooo embarrassing!).

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