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December 16, 2017

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Books, Movies & Music : Popular Adult Romances

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Popular Romance books for adults

 

Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most popular Romance books for adults.

 

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Our Souls at Night

Our Souls at Night
Haruf, Kent

In Holt, Colorado, widower Louis Waters is initially thrown when the widowed Addie Moore suggests that they spend time together, in bed, to stave off loneliness, but soon they are exchanging the confidences and memories.


Format: Book
Holds: 10 on 29 copies

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This Is How You Lose Her

This Is How You Lose Her
Díaz, Junot, 1968-

Presents a collection of stories that explores the heartbreak and radiance of love as it is shaped by passion, betrayal, and the echoes of intimacy.


Format: Book
Holds: 9 on 19 copies

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To All the Boys I've Loved Before

To All the Boys I've Loved Before
Han, Jenny

"Lara Jean writes love letters to all the boys she has loved and then hides them in a hatbox until one day those letters are accidentally sent"--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 9 on 18 copies

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The Bone People

The Bone People
Hulme, Keri

This unusual novel, set in New Zealand, concentrates on three people: Kerewin Holmes, a part-Maori painter who has chosen to isolate herself in a tower she built from lottery winnings; Simon, a troubled and mysterious little boy; and Joe Gillayley, the Maori factory worker who is Simon's foster father. Elements of Maori myth and culture are woven into the novel's exploration of the passions and needs that bind these three people together, for good or ill.


Format: Book
Holds: 8 on 4 copies

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The Nightingale

The Nightingale
Hannah, Kristin

"In World War II France, two sisters face frightening situations and respond in ways they never thought possible as bravery and resistance take different forms in each of their actions"--Provided by publisher.


Format: Large Print
Holds: 8 on 9 copies

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Moonlight Over Manhattan

Moonlight Over Manhattan
Morgan, Sarah, 1948-

"Determined to conquer a lifetime of shyness, Harriet Knight challenges herself to do one thing a day in December that scares her, including celebrating Christmas without her family. But when dog walker Harriet meets her newest client, exuberant spaniel Madi, she adds an extra challenge to her list--dealing with Madi's temporary dog sitter, gruff doctor Ethan Black, and their very unexpected chemistry"--Amazon.com.


Format: Book
Holds: 8 on 6 copies

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Snow Falling

Snow Falling
Villanueva, Jane Gloriana

"In 1902 Miami, Josephine Galena Valencia has big dreams. Engaged to Pinkerton Detective Martin Cadden and working at the lavish Regal Sol, her life changes forever one champagne-fueled night with dashing hotelier Rake Solvino. Josephine must decide where her heart lies, even as a dangerous crime lord threatens all she holds dear. Will her dreams dissolve like falling snow or lead to happily ever after?"--Page [4] of cover.


Format: Book
Holds: 8 on 6 copies

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The Dovekeepers: A Novel

The Dovekeepers: A Novel
Hoffman, Alice

A tale inspired by the tragic first-century massacre of hundreds of Jewish people at Masada presents the stories of a hated daughter, a baker's wife, a girl disguised as a warrior, and a medicine woman who keep doves and secrets while Roman soldiers draw near.


Format: Book
Holds: 7 on 14 copies

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The Art of Hearing Heartbeats: A Novel

The Art of Hearing Heartbeats: A Novel
Sendker, Jan-Philipp

When a successful New York lawyer suddenly disappears without a trace, neither his wife nor his daughter Julia has any idea where he might be--until they find a love letter he wrote many years ago to a Burmese woman they have never heard of. Intent on solving the mystery and coming to terms with her father's past, Julia decides to travel to the village where the woman lived. There she uncovers a tale of unimaginable hardship, resilience, and passion that will reaffirm the listener's belief in the power of love to move mountains.


Format: Book
Holds: 7 on 2 copies

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On Beauty

On Beauty
Smith, Zadie

Howard Belsey, a Rembrandt scholar who doesn't like Rembrandt, feels that the first two acts of his life are over and he has no clear plans for the finale.


Format: Book
Holds: 7 on 5 copies

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