10 romantic novels to read if you're a fan of pure love

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Everyone has had a love story, or if not seen at least heard or read one. Isn’t it so amazing to have someone love you with just pure love and expect only love and compassion in return? Going on cute little dates, Standing under an umbrella in the rain, the first touch and first kiss. We all cherish these lovely moments in our lives forever, but some of our Indian Authors here have given us love stories that stay in our heart and are remembered truly –

1. I Too Had A Love StoryRavinder Singh

I too had a love story tis hands down one of the finest love story till date. The writer Ravinder Sharma beautifully pens down the story with emotional twists that come in Ravin and Khushi’s lives. He manages to capture their pure and innocent love, his heart-wrenching novel is a must read for everyone who has ever loved anyone deeply. The book keeps you hooked until the end and will for sure leave you in tears, so make sure you grab some tissues.

2. Truly Madly DeeplyFaraaz Kazi

As the name of the book itself suggests, the story of this love story is truly, madly and deeply as well. This is a story of two people Rahul and Seema. Rahul is a popular face at school while Seema is an introvert but yet very beautiful. Rahul goes out of his way and tries to make Seema fall in love with him, but everything goes in vain when a lot of misunderstandings rise and their ego’s clash. Do they fall in love or do they part ways forever? Well we know that it’s teenage love story that most of us would have been in or still are in, lets find out what happens after reading the book. The novel is written by Faraaz Kazi and has also won the Goodreads Choice Award for the Best Debut in Romance.

3. Law of AveragesKshitij Padhy

This is another classic love story or can I say the typical love story of how a boy next door who falls in love with a girl which is basically “love at first sight”. The rest of the story revolves around he manages to convince his to be Father-in-Law while he juggles his work and life. It is a fun story with a lot of masala elements in it, just like how we Indians like it…Filmy ishtyle. The novel is Kshitij Padhy’s debut and he has done excellent for himself. For anyone who’s looking for a fun and cute love story, this book is for you.

4. The Boy Who LovedDurjoy Datta

The novel The Boy Who Loved is a story about two individuals Raghu and Brahmi. Raghu is a normal school-going guy who hides a secret deep down within himself that has him broken, which is when he meets Brahmi who seems to be as shattered as he is. The story revolves around how both of them get together and whether or not will they make their story work. The Author has introduced a lot of twists and turns to bring out the true essence of both of the characters. The book also has a sequel to it, namely The Boy with A Broken Heart.

5. It Started with A Friend RequestSudeep Nagarkar

Today we all have dating apps and it isn’t that hard to find someone that we instantly have a liking towards. The novel It Started with a Friend Request is about Akash and Aleesha who are two very different individuals who meet and end up falling in love. It all started after they exchanged their BBM pins, and the rest of the story portrays their cute love story which might seem child-like at some point but is definitely a simple and innocent love story. The author has written in beautifully and has not only focused on love but also about creating a bond and growing in a relationship.

6. If Its Not Forever, Its Not LoveNikita Singh and Durjoy Datta

Nikita Singh along with Durjoy Datta co-wrote this book which is the story of the Delhi-High Court bomb blast and how it affected a few people, one being Deb who finds a mysterious half-burnt diary of someone who probably was present in the blast. He started to get inclined by the book and slowly develops an interest in knowing more than just what is written in a diary. The book keeps you hooked until the end and it is worth reading if you’re looking for a Romantic-thriller.

7. 14th FEB- A LOVE STORYVeena C

We all know what is on the 14th of February, yes that’s right…its Valentine’s Day. The story is about a guy named Sanjay who an intelligent and bright student, who works hard, aiming for an IIT and planning to go to America. The only thing that is missing in his life is love, he had been mad fun of by his fellow mates and even dumped by his ex-girlfriend until he fell in love on the day of Valentine’s Day. Love has the power to let you fight against all odds and that exactly is what this book tries to show us. Over all, it is a good read and something light which is not heart-breaking but now very unbelievable at the same time.

8. Your Dreams Are Mine now – Ravinder Singh

Everyone has a dream and we all work really hard to fulfil them. Similarly, Rupali is a small-town girl who has big dreams and comes to the city to fulfil them, whereas Arjun is a typical Delhi boy who is involved in the youth politics. The two of them are complete opposites of each other, a scandal at the college brings them closer to each other and at the end puts their lives at stake. It is a very emotional and powerful story filled with a touch of Politics. Ravinder Singh again proves his capability of coming up with really good love stories.

9. Wish I Could Tell YouDurjoy Datta

Wish I Could Tell You is the most recent work of Durjoy Datta and my personal favourite as well. To anyone who has read this book, you know what we’re talking about. It is a story about two individuals Anusha Sardana and Anant Khatri. The both of them eventually fall in love but with a lot of twists and turns that gradually unfold themselves. This story has the audience with mixed reactions basically in a shock at the end. It is a must read for everyone who is a die-hard fan of Durjoy Datta.

Most of the authors have been repetitive, but that is because they have managed to create magic and come up with some of the most heart-breaking and beautiful love stories. To people out there who have read their stories and to the ones who haven’t read them yet, go read them know and let us know your experience.

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