{Giveaway} 40 copies of summer’s hottest new title

Win a copy of The Things We Cherished, the latest historical page turner from Pam Jenoff, author of the best-selling, The Kommandant’s Girl. Plus, all 40 FOF winners will be invited to a private chat with Pam. To enter, comment below and answer:  What’s your favorite love story of all time?

About The Things We Cherished: An accused Nazi collaborator, a forbidden love affair and the missing antique clock that holds the answers to it all…can attorney Charlotte Gold defend the case while confronting her feelings for the brother of the man who once broke her heart?

“…a skillfully rendered tale of undying love, unthinkable loss and the relentless grip of the past on the present.” —Kirkus Reviews

“A powerful novel rich in period detail…a fascinating contemporary and historical drama.” —Booklist

“…a timeless love story.” —Publisher’s Weekly

About author Pam Jenoff: Authors have written of love and war since the dawn of time, but perhaps there’s no one better suited to pen these tales than Pam Jenoff, a former diplomat, lawyer and Holocaust expert. Pam is the international bestselling author of several novels including The Kommandant’s Girl.

Enter to win a copy of The Things We Cherished, plus an invitation to a private chat with the author, Pam Jenoff. 40 FOFs will win! To enter, comment below and answer: What’s your favorite love story of all time?

(See all our past winners. See official rules. 40 winners are chosen at random from all those who answer the question. Contest closes July 19, 2011.)

505 Responses to “{Giveaway} 40 copies of summer’s hottest new title”

  1. pleew says:

    I loved the Outlander series~I also loved the Notebook. I read about 3 books a week and have worked in several bookstores. I would really like to read ” The things we Cherished.”

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  2. FaeLynn says:

    I just got my book from this givaway, and I’m already well into it and LOVE it! Such a fabulous story!!! Thank you so very very much for sharing this with us!

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  3. kayMI says:

    It’s been a long time since I have read a book seem to look around the computer more….this would be fun

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  4. piercerswife says:

    My favorite love story is Richard Collier and Elyse McKenna, in Somewhere In Time…played by Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymore

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  5. Judy says:

    My favorite love story is Marjorie Morningstar by Herman Wouk. It is the sotry of a lovely innocent youbng girl who falls in love with a slightly older man but they both know it can’t go very far. And it makes the reader think what might have been. Sometimes the best romances are in your head.

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  6. Nancy Gordon says:

    “Gone With The Wind” all-time favorite,read many times

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  7. Annmarie W. says:

    My favorite is Wuthering Heights!

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  8. princess56 says:

    I could answer this is several ways. My favorite movie love story would be “An Affair to Remember”. I love many based on historical truth. Mary Higgins Clark wrote a novel a few years back based on George and Martha Washington’s lives: MOUNT VERNON LOVE STORY. I loved the stories that Lucy Maud Montgomery wrote based on the Anne of Green Gables series (living within 5 hours of PEI helped visualize the books also). Anne Frank’s short life story was also filled with a romance that was albiet short-lived. I adore reading and mysteries are my favorite, but I will read most anything I can get my hands on!

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  9. Noel says:

    Gone wtih the wind!

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  10. tarpail says:

    I love to read book sound good

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  11. Cheryl Jones says:

    Orpheus and Eurydice is by all means my favorite love story. There is a precious determination in the heart of
    Orpheus to be with his love, in spite of the dangers before him. This story represents the eternal hope of romantic love.

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  12. pattib says:

    An Affair To Remember. Believe I was just old enough to understand and fall in love with it.

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  13. MagandMe says:

    One of the best! Be sure to read all of them. Wish she would continue the series.

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  14. Prudent says:

    My favourite love story is The Thorn Bird

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  15. orchidlady01 says:

    I love The Notebook and Under the Tuscan Sun.

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  16. Tracey says:

    Jane Eyre

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  17. Aimey says:

    My favorite love story of all time is that of the two elderly man and woman in “Letters to Juliet.”

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  18. Karenh43 says:

    It’s a toss-up between Gone With the Wind; North and South and Pride and Prejudice. I love all three!

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  19. Pam Foster says:

    My fav is “An Affair to Remember”…great NY story and a tribute to all of the loves and misunderstandings that we’ve all lived through!

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  20. Mara says:

    Jane Eyre. I’ve loved it since I first read it in high school.

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  21. Cassandra says:

    My favorite is the Titanic and I loved every minute of the romance between the couple.

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  22. laurie staffeld says:

    I love a great romance!

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  23. Carol says:

    My favorite love story although very sad is “The Notebook”

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  24. Carol Guth says:

    My favorite love story is the story of my parents. They’ve lived a 62 year love story so far. As neighbors in the small steel mill town Sparrows Point, they had always known one another, but their story really began when my Mom saw a photo of a young airman in her best friend’s wallet and asked who it was. Mom’s friend informed her that it was his cousin, Norman, who had changed a bit since Mom had last seen him. Mom decided then and there that they would be married one day, and five years later they were! The love story has continued ever since, and I could tell a dozen more stories about it, but this will have to do for now. I’ll tell you the rest when we meet!

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  25. Karen says:

    I have so many favorites…hard to pick! But I loved Love Story…a classic….and I loved Message in a Bottle. I always cry through them both.

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  26. marilyn moffatt says:

    My favorite book was Water for Elephants. It was interesting to hear the story from the older gentleman’s past.

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  27. VJ says:

    It is hard to pick a very favorite.

    Serious love stories would be Gone With The Wind and Somewhere In Time. But I also love Pretty Woman and The Princess Bride.

    The one I can watch over and over is The Princess Bride.

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    • piercerswife says:

      That’s my husbands FAVORITE movie! He calls it the happy movie. Now picture this…he is a tattooed bodypiercer that breeds snakes!

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      • piercerswife says:

        re: The Princess Bride…

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  28. Nancy Boyd says:

    My favorite all-time love story is “Love Story” and all other stories that involve many things/situations that work to strip two people apart only o be thwarted by the true and meaningful love they hold. My own life right now is kind of a mirror of that kind of love (without the deadly illness, though).

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  29. Daisy barnes says:

    my favorite love story of all time is Romeo and Juliet. Now come on laies, what man do you know would kill himself to be with you in death.

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  30. Donna says:

    My favorite love story, my husband and my self, just celebrated 31 years of marriage

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  31. Nicki Nawrot says:

    Thanks for the giveaway, my favourite is Pride and Prejudice,
    Nicki

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  32. Zenaida says:

    My favorite love story is Ahab’s Wife.

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  33. Nigel Janas says:

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  34. Dylan says:

    my favorite love story of all time is “the phantom of the opera” or “love never dies”

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  35. JOdi Webb says:

    Pride and Prejudice is my favorite love story.

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  36. Mary Jennings says:

    The Outlander Series!!! Jamie and Clare are wonderful!!

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  37. Marsha Livson says:

    Gone with the Wind…..we determine the end, don’t we. The ultimate love story because it’s up to us to determine the end….do they reuniite? Is it truly over? Or does love conquer all? The ultimate romance because it never ended.

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  38. Marsha Livson says:

    Scarlet and Rhett because it isn’t perfect and it is love and the story never ends….who knows the ending? Do they get together again? Only we can write the ending.

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  39. Marsha Livson says:

    Scarlett and Rhett in Gone withW

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  40. Cathy B says:

    The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer, The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand, We The Living by Ayn Rand, and The Story of A Marriage: A Novel by Andrew Sean Greer.

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  41. my_sandra_dee says:

    My favorite love story of all time would have to be “Enchanted” (2007), starring Amy Adams and Patrick Dempsey. I thought I was in the wrong movie at first when it started out ‘animated’; however, it was a smooth transition of characters into the ‘real-life’ world (non-animated) of New York City. Cute, absolutely hilarious, and such a great love story jerking our emotions and showing how two ordinary women could both get dreams fulfilled – without really doing anything special – – other than being themselves. How could one not love you for simply being “YOU”?! I’m still singing the songs “That’s How You Know” (and someone else is too with over 8.7 million hits on youtube!) and “So Close” by Jon McLaughlin. It’s a must see if you haven’t seen it.

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  42. Susan says:

    True, I am biased, but my favorite love story is my very own! After many years as a single mom and countless blind dates set up by well meaning friends, I had all but resigned myself to a life without a special someone; but love does happen when you least expect it, and along came Raymond. Years and many deployments later, we are still together and better than ever!

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  43. Susan says:

    True, I am biased, but my favorite love story is my very own! I met my sweetheart after many years as a single mom and, just when I had all but resigned myself to a life without special someone, along came Raymond. Years and many deployments later, we are going strong and, I think, better than ever!

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  44. jan says:

    Not sure, I think The Bridges of Madison County. I really thought the people were real. The ending was sad but realistic.

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  45. Joann Bally says:

    Without a doubt, “The Notebook” !!! xoxo

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  46. Carrie Womer says:

    The Thornbirds

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  47. Aggie Pearo says:

    The Notebook…so sad but so romantic! This story is Groundhog Day with a mix of Alzheimers. Buckets of tears…but what a love story. The husband goes to such great lengths to remind his ailing wife of their love story, everyday!

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  48. Rochelle Drucker says:

    My first thought is “Gone With the Wind.” Considering the scope and popularity of the movie, I would think this is the greatest love story “of all time.”

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  49. Roberta Peterson says:

    The Help by Kathryn Stockett

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  50. hofken says:

    My favorite love story of all time is the classic 1947 “Ghost and Mrs. Muir” movie

    Cynthia.Richardson@azbar.org

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  51. Pat Franco says:

    One of my favorite love stories of all time: “Wuthering Heights”

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  52. starsmom says:

    Gone With the Wind……who can resist Scarlett and Rhett?

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  53. Ellen Sack says:

    I am an avid reader. In fact, I was in the library just the other day.
    A love affair that is destined to go nowhere can be found in my all time favorite “Marjorie Morningstar”. Not only the book but then you get the movie and I could not stop crying. Of course with Gene Kelly and Natalie Wood as lovers?
    I’m going to start crying again.

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  54. mlewis5745 says:

    I’ve always loved Roman Holiday starring Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn.
    The film fulfilled every young girl’s fantasy. You have a young princess longing to live a few days as an ordinary citizen. She meets and falls in love with an American photograper. She knows their love could never be. She has her holiday with the photographer and his friend.

    The princess never tells the photographer that she’s a princess. He finds out when he goes to the palace in Rome to cover the story of the Princess visiting Rome. He’s shocked and looks at her with such love and longing.

    It’s truly a beautiful story.

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  55. Rozzie68 says:

    Always interested in relationships and what makes a person tick. Also, part of my family was killed in the ovens at Auschwitz. It is a haunting memory for me. If I had been born in Germany, I would not have survived — just as Ann Frank (I would be about her age if she had lived.
    Would really like to examine this book.

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  56. annette says:

    I love all the books or movies that everyone has noted, but my favorite love story of all is waiting to happen.

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  57. princess56 says:

    I love Historical fiction! I read the wonderful book -SEEDS OF SARAH_ which was a historical novel dealing with the Holocaust based on truth. I taught a segment on the Holocaust with several novels starting with of course, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK.
    The selections from BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE detailed some of the emotions that were felt by so many of the young people during that time. Love stories abound in life, even when death is close at hand.

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  58. Tina Ashton says:

    Favorite love story of all time: “Remains of the Day.”
    So British, so subtle, so classic.

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  59. slbennetti says:

    My favorite love story of all time is West Side Story. I was very young when I watched the movie and became aware of racial differences that people had. I look at people at face value, to me it is not where you came from but who you are as a person. It has impacted my life for the better.

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  60. opallisa says:

    My favorite love story of all time is “Dr. Zhivago”. The book, though long, is riveting in its’ portrayal of Lara and Yuri as star-crossed lovers. And while I usually don’t think movies of novels are as good as the books themselves, this one was wonderful, with Julie Christie and Omar Sharif in the lead roles.

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  61. chaneyfamily7 says:

    My favorite love story was Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan in the movie “Sleepless in Seattle”.

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  62. Sarah says:

    “Somewhere in Time”

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  63. jrbshort says:

    I would have to say The Notebook. The characters love endures many hardships and joy over the years. The commitment to teach other until the end was very moving.

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  64. Marcelle says:

    I love the movie Sommersby, starring Richard Gere & Jody Foster. While the heroine lost her love he sacrificed for her to keep her respectable and able to continue in a time that was not favourable to women having lovers rather than a husband. Some intense moment here….

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  65. Patricia says:

    My all time favorite Love Story is without a doubt “Gone With the Wind” Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable were at their best in this masterpeice. I loved Scarlett O’Hara, she was a woman with spirit and a strong will to survive, even though she was immature and spoiled, she was also fiercely protective and loyal. Rhett Butler and Scarlett were two characters that were so strong willed, when he stopped loving her to me it was then she realized how much she does love him, this love story pulls you in. Granted there was racisism but it was true to the time and told in Margaret Mitchells Novel just the way it was. This Novel is my all time favorite love story, the best line for me was “Frankly my Dear, I don’t give a Damn” Love it!! I could go on forever, in short, “Gone With the Wind” is a must read. This is such a complex love story you cannot put it down, thank you Margaret Mitchell for a Masterpeice of true love.

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  66. Linda Kish says:

    My favorite is Love Story by Erich Segal.

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  67. Rosie M.Metzler says:

    The love given by my Mom and Dad,children and their babies,the gift I called my Husband Richie,the love shared by Tish and Fonny,from the book,a classic,If Beale street could talk,by James Baldwin,a must read!

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  68. Beverly Reece says:

    Would love to read this book-sounds like a good read.

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  69. Kathy says:

    Dr. Zhivago is my favorite love story and an excellent piece of historical fiction! It is my favorite because it was my first love story to read!

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  70. Susan, the party bee says:

    How difficult to choose. My favorites run neck to neck but are stories of star-crossed lovers or those facing obstacles such as West Side Story’s Tony and Maria or Lara and Zhivago. Both worthy contenders.

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  71. Jewel Hopson says:

    My favorite love story is Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy. I once sent a Valentine’s card to a complete stranger, because the main character, Bathsheba Everdine, sent a marraige proposal in a Valentine to a sworn bachelor. Bathsheba’s recipient fell head over heals in love. My man in question didn’t fall quite so hard, but I did have a two year relationship with him.

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  72. Martha S. Kerr-Burke says:

    My favorite love story is” Ghost ” ! How beautiful it is that 2 people love each other so much even when 1 of them has died ! Also loved “An Officer & a Gentleman “

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  73. Lisa says:

    My favorite love story was between Rhett and Scarlett in Gone With The Wind. I’m from Atlanta and this story is as rich as the red clay. It does not have a happy ending for Scarlett, but it was a great love story!

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  74. Kathryn says:

    My favorite love story of all time is Gone With The Wind! Love it!

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  75. Deborah Shade says:

    Gone With the Wind will always be my favorite period love story. In the last year my father, uncle, two cousins, next door neighbor and several friends have passed away. Most days I still find it hard to just get up and breath. If nothing else I have learned to rethink the things that are most important to me. It would be interesting to read a book that would deal with the same topic of surviving. To see how someone else makes it through a unthinkable period and still be able to love.

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  76. Melanie says:

    My favorite love story which I am not sure is from a book but was portrayed in the movie “Somewhere in Time”. It was beautiful and heartbreaking.

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    • piercerswife says:

      mine too! 🙂

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  77. Tiera Bonnefond says:

    I have to agree with Janet, you can’t beat the love story between Jamie and Claire. I’d love to be his Sassanach!

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  78. Jane says:

    Jane Eyre and GWTW

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  79. Diane Grover says:

    My favorite love story is of my parents. They raised 9 children together and times were not always easy. But as I watched my Father care for my Mother when she had Parkinson and the healing and forgiveness that took place between them, that will always be a treasured memory.

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  80. Alice says:

    Romeo and Juliet will always be my favorite, most romantic story EVER!…I’m a sucker for romance but have got away from reading novels like I used to…it’s time to go back to reading!!!

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  81. Sarah L says:

    Mine is “The Notebook”.
    Thanks for the contest.

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  82. DONNA says:

    THE CLASSICS ARE MY FAVORITES, BUT CAN’T WAIT TILL I READ THIS ONE!

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  83. Kathleen Sowers says:

    Gone with the Wind.

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  84. Debbiet says:

    This may be an odd choice, when I was a young teen I first read “Seventeen” & it delighted me. Last year on vacation I found it @ a tag sale, bought it & read it again. I still liked it just as much. What a classic & so well written.

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  85. Debbie says:

    Definitely Gone with the Wind would be my favorite love story novel. Love story movie would have to be An Officer and a Gentleman

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  86. Debi Tedford says:

    My favorite love story of all times just ended a week ago following the very unexpected death of the love of my life. I have been single for a very long time following a nasty divorce. I met a wonderful man 20 years my senior, who I decided to let share a piece of my heart with. We had enjoyed a wonderful week of vacation!!! My first morning returning to work I woke up early to get a head start on the day. After a couple of hours, time was getting near that I needed to depart for work. My “sweetheart” was still sleeping. I decided to go ahead and wake him and let him know I was leaving. That was when I discovered to my horror that he had past away during the night. I love him and will forever miss him!!!

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    • Carrie Womer says:

      I am so sorry for your loss. I too went through a nasty divorce. I was never going to marry again! Then I met the love of my life, who happens to be 20 years my senior. I had no idea how old he was when I fell in love with him. When he found out how old I was, he tried to leave, but he came back after a short absence. We have been married for 20 years now and he just celebrated his 71st birthday. I am so afraid that your horrible experience will be mine someday. I lost my son-in-law and my Mom and an Aunt in this past year, it has been a hard year. I also celebrated my 50th birthday this year. I hope I can live my life to it’s fullest without worrying about who is going to leave me next. I just wanted to let you know how your comment moved me. Again, you have my deepest sympathies.

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      • Debi Tedford says:

        Carrie, thank you so much for your thoughtful comments. It has been a tough 3 weeks. I just miss my love so much!!! But I do believe everything happens for a reason, I’m struggling with that now. But I truly believe my love, Don came into my life at the perfect time. He taught me what love is all about. That, I will forever be thankful to him. I know time will heal my broken heart. So I just try to smile thru the tears. Carrie, time is so precious….Live Love and Laugh till your belly hurts!!! Thank you again! ps Give your sweety a big hug from me and remember age is only a number 🙂 Debi

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  87. Kathie says:

    Favorite is Gone With The Wind…a wonderful read and movie. It also has the added element of our Nation’s history as a backdrop….

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  88. Sandi says:

    My favorite love story hands down is “BRIDGE OVER MADISON COUNTY”. SO MANY OF LIFES LESSONS ARE IN THAT BOOK. I READ IT OVER AND OVER.

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  89. Lynn Lozano says:

    Love Dr. zhivago!

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  90. Lynn Lozano says:

    Dr.Zhivago!

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  91. Christine Citrano says:

    My favorite love story of all time is Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy written by Jane Austen. The personal struggle each of these characters must reconcile in order to realize that they belong together is beautiful to read, over and over again.

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  92. ogden kruger says:

    one of my favorite love stories is by Wally Lamb about an overweight woman who learns to love herself! The title is “She’s come undone.”

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  93. Bianca says:

    I have always been a huge fan of Boris Pasternak’s Dr. Zhivago, and the love story of Yuri and Lara will live forever in my heart.

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  94. Jill Montgomery says:

    An Affair to Remember or When Harry Met Sally

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  95. Mia Bergman says:

    The one in “The Notebook”.

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  96. Elaine says:

    Tristan and Isolde is my favorite.

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  97. Mel K. says:

    My favorite love story is SARATOGA TRUNK by Edna Ferber. The book was made into a movie with the same name starring Gary Cooper and Ingrid Bergman. I highly recommend it!

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  98. Susan says:

    Good question,..I did like “The Notebook” by Nicholas Sparks. This was also made into a movie.

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  99. Deborah says:

    I’m truly inspired. What a wonderful list of books and emotions from Fab 50 women. I’ve never read a decent love story but thanks to you I will enjoy some summer reading.

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  100. Tracey D says:

    My favorite love story of all time is the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon. I love this series because we get to see Jamie and Claire meet, fall in love, separate, reunite, face ALL types of obstacles, and age….I have never read a love story where I see the characters age together in a series of books.

    I absolutely love this series and will be heartbroken when it ends.

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  101. deb c says:

    My favorite love story was Nickolas Sparks’, The Notebook.

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  102. Brenda Leon says:

    I remember a movie I saw in the late 70’s that has stayed with me all these years. “Griffin and Phoenix” starring Peter Falk and Jill Clayburgh. Talk about a love story and tear jerker!! Now I must find and watch again!! I love a good love story. The book sounds amazing. I hope to win, but if not, still on my to read soon list!!

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  103. sccoed09 says:

    I have 2 favorites “Beaches” with the wonderful Bette Midler and “Steel Magnolias” made great by the wonderful cast!!! Love does not have to be between a man and woman (or same sex); seeing the love of strong characters for each other is just as powerful.

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  104. Suse says:

    My all time favorite love story/tear jerker is ”Love Affair”, the 1939 version with Irenne Dunne and Charles Boyer. Oh man that one will always make me cry but what a love story!
    Alohas! (*_*)

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  105. M Hochman says:

    There two How can anything better than Love Story.The other one is Ghost.

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  106. Sheila A Caruso says:

    My favorite love story is ” LOVE STORY” IT IS A GREAT LOVE STORY, BUT A SAD ENDING. THEY HAD A SUPER LOVE FOR EACH OTHER AND NEVER SAYING “I AM SORRY”

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  107. LAMusing says:

    My favorite would be Harold & Maude! Love comes in many shapes and forms.
    I also liked the relationship in the old TV series Hart to Hart – they seemed crazy about each other even after years of marriage… of course they were fabulously rich too… so I’ll add the relationship between the parents in Little House on The Prairie – they seemed crazy about each other and were very poor 🙂

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  108. Margarida says:

    My favourite love story is “Love Story”. However my most cherished novel about a father’s love for his children and the truth, would be Harpur Lee’s “To Kill a Mocking Bird”.

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  109. Debbie says:

    I almost forgot the bitter sweet love story in the Prince Of Tides. When she realizes that he will always do the honorable thing and return to his family. But they will always have their memories. Such a tragedy!

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  110. Debbie says:

    My favorite love story would have to be Rhett Butler’s love for the selfish Scarlett O’Hara in GONE WITH THE WIND. Although who can deny the young loves of Deannie and Bud in Splendor In The Grass? Ohhhh, the agony of choosing.

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  111. Hotforfifty says:

    Miracle on 34th Street with Maureen O’Hara and John Gavin.

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  112. Denise Barrett says:

    The answer to this for me MUST be the love story portrayed in the movie “The Way We Were” starring Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford. The two characters fall deeply in love despite their differences, but circumstances cause an eventual divorce. In the film’s final scene, Katie (Barbra) and Hubbell (Redford) meet by coincidence, several years after their divorce, in front of the Plaza Hotel in New York City. They stare at one another longingly, and she then brushes the hair from his forehead. They embrace, the music swells….and we get to feel all the promise and sadness, love and regret of a failed relationship. That one scene is brilliant…..touching, bittersweet and just melts my heart every time I watch it.

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    • Sandi says:

      I do love that story also. Just reading your post brought tears to my eyes!!!

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  113. Mary says:

    I too adore Casablanca! Love in the air in a long ago era-so romantic! I’d love to be whisked away with this novel and a private chat-wow what a bonus!

    Thank you for a nice contest would love to win!

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  114. donna says:

    My favorite love story has yet to be written .. for I hope there is always an even better tale to share. But who wouldn’t love to be alive in the simple times in Mayberry!

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  115. Kelly says:

    My grandparents who were both immigrants who spoke german and had huge families. They waited many years to marry because my grandma’s mom died and she stayed home to raise the younger siblings. Grandpa built her a house while they waited. Their love was so deep. She cared for him at home until she could not help him, he only lived another couple of days. She stayed in the home he built her until the day she died. That was love.

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  116. notplainjayne says:

    My favorite love story of all time is the one I am living currently. It isn’t a fabulous romance between a man and a woman. It’s the love of a daughter to a son, a legacy well thought out and sacrifices made to ensure that he would have the life she couldn’t give him. Through her choice of adoption I was given a new family and am sharing the love of my life with my grandson and his new family who also adopted me. The entire story is fabulous!

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  117. Ida Langsam says:

    My favorite love story is Heathcliff and Cathy in Wuthering Heights. There was a love that started in childhood, grew and matured, and spanned years. So romantic!

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  118. Marilyn says:

    This sounds like an excellent read.

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  119. Marilyn says:

    Sounds like an excellent read.

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  120. Pat Wellinger says:

    Even though ist is a tragedy, my favorite love story is Romeo and Juliet. The star-crossed lovers refuse to let their two families’ differences stand in the way of their true lovefor each other.

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  121. Maureen O'Neal says:

    Gone with the Wind, not only as a love story, but a book as a whole world!

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  122. Marty Cressler says:

    My favorite love story and story of triumph was from my teen years. It was “The Other Side of the Mountain” by E.G. Valens. Great story that hit all the emotions.

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  123. Diane Popper says:

    This might sound funny but I really liked the love story in Funny Girl.

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  124. Alice Faye says:

    Love Story by Eric Segal

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  125. katie says:

    Captain Wentworth and Ann from Persuasion.Will Ladalaw and Doretheia from Middlemarch.

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  126. Beth Lowe says:

    I have always enjoyed Janelle Taylor’s romance novels, there are too many to name but they are great for my bedtime reading!

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  127. Wendy says:

    One of my all time favorites is the 1984 movie Purple Hearts, starring Ken Wahl and Cheryl Ladd. Unlikely pairs, finding love worth fighting for, in unlikely circumstances always inspires me!

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  128. jacqueline.burandt says:

    Great nostalgia appeal

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  129. Nancy says:

    My favorite love storie is La Vita e Bella (Life is Beautiful)
    It’s not about the love between a couple, but love to family.
    The best for me 🙂

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  130. Gail Tucker says:

    The Notebook

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  131. June H Black says:

    Here on Earth is all about first loves & what happens if you re-connect. I think everyone has someone they think about & wonder what if ?

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  132. Shawna Schnurr says:

    My favorite type of novels are history based. This one sounds right up my alley!

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  133. Barb says:

    YES! Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series, Jamie & Claire. I’ve read them all twice now…wait for new books with bated breath!

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  134. wendy wallach says:

    My favorite love story of all time is Romeo and Juliet!

    madamerkf at aol dot com

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  135. Gwendolyn Free says:

    My favorite love story of all time is “The Titanic.” He loved her enough to save her instead of himself.

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  136. Melinda McIntyre says:

    Books are one of the things I cherish. I would love to win a copy of this one. My favorite love story has to be Romeo and Juliet. I was introduced to it in grade school. This was probably when my love of books began.

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  137. rita england (andy's mom) says:

    I love a good romance, but I think my favorite was “Shining Through,” by Susan Isaac. We all want to be like Linda, the heroine.

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    • Wendy says:

      This is also one of my favorites! I love wartime romances – the stakes are higher and give the stories such intensity!

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  138. valerie says:

    i’ve read the series and they’re great.

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  139. Kai W. says:

    My favorite love story is Helen of Troy. Every man wants her but only Paris has her heart.

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  140. Mrs Melodia says:

    I would love to read this!

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  141. Andy says:

    would adore to have this book to read on our 3-wk trip to france where we will be combing a lot of ww!! history.
    I also love romance novels, I must confess.

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  142. Rosemary Simm says:

    Dr Zhivago is my favorite story of all time. It covers so
    much more than just a passionate romance and a war
    torn Russia. Julie Christie and Omar Shariff were fantastic in the movie and made the book come alive.
    Still a strong favorite in my reading, when I want a deeply profound novel to read, DZ is the one. It haunts me to this day!!

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  143. Marie Clarke says:

    Looks like a great read!
    My favorite love story is a movie, Casablanca. the same old
    story, a fight for love and glory ….

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  144. Ruth Sklar says:

    I’m not sure I have a favorite love story. Now that I am older, my life experiences and my view of love have changed. I just saw “Summertime” with Kathryn Hepburn and Rosano Brazzi (sp?) and there was a poignancy there that really moved me. She will have memories that she will cherish forever, no matter what may follow this trip. We all need those moments to remember….I also love the classic Jane Eyre. It is timeless to me.

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  145. Rowena says:

    My favorite love story was “remembrance” by Danielle Steele. I have reread that book seven times. I love the story of a young Italian women falling in love with an Army Officer. Maybe because I feel in love with an Army Officer!

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  146. Catherine Cordeiro says:

    The movie Affair to Remember. As to books anything by Judith McNaught or Sandra Brown.

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  147. Toni says:

    Pride and Prejudice

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  148. Carmen says:

    I kind of like the tragic love stories…..Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story, and the love story between Warren Beatty and Natalie Wood in “Splendor in the Grass.”

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  149. Janie says:

    This may be controversial to say, but Brokeback Mountain was my all-time favorite love story, and I’m even heterosexual. Those guys felt it just as deeply as any of us, and it was a profoundly passionate, caring and even a tragic love story. I watched it at least 10 times to learn from that love.

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  150. Reva shader says:

    I am sure after I read “The Things We Cherished,” I will be saying it is my favorite book of all times!

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  151. jeannine ray says:

    Good in bed by Jennifer Weiner

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  152. Jane Hahn says:

    Gone with the Wind has every type of love- coutry, unselfish, romantic, sexual, ideals, money- it has it all!

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  153. Diane says:

    The thorn Birds It had it all.

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  154. Jane Hahn says:

    Has to be Gone with the Wind -all different tyrpes of love in it- unrequited, country, mother, romantic, sexual, ideals- it’s got it all!

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  155. Becky says:

    Gone with the wind, I love historical novels!

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  156. Peggy says:

    Several come to mind: Love Story (of course), Titanic and The Notebook.

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  157. Jean Varady says:

    My favorite love story has not been written but I have lived it for a over 41 years.

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  158. Katherine says:

    I am about to finish The Postmistress. I enjoy historical novels and The Things We Cherished sounds great! Favorite love story of all time is Boaz and Ruth.

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  159. Leslie says:

    Favorite love story of all time…..without question, is Dr. Zhivago.

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  160. Doris Younger says:

    My favorite love story is the movie Pretty Woman. I can watch it again and again. There are many love stories in books that I like but Time and Again by Jack Finney is right up at the top.

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  161. Saphhy says:

    My favorite love story is that of Abelard and Heloise. For those of you who don’t know it, it’s a story of forbidden love. He is a monk, she a nun. They write to each other. He is castrated in his sleep because he loves a woman. What more is there to say? What greater sacrifice could he have made?

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  162. Debby says:

    A favorite movie of mine was “Splendor in the Grass” with Warren Beatty and Natalie Wood, though sad. I liked “Somewhere in Time” as well

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  163. Jane R. says:

    Gone With the Wind is my all-time favorite love story.

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  164. michelebowleshamid says:

    Looks like an interesting book! Good summer reading~

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  165. Ronnie Mann says:

    My favorite film love story is “The Way We Were” with Robert Redford. It also has barbara Streisand in it, who I think is overrated over emotional and who I generally cannot stand, but she was bearable in this. Redford was gorgeous and real and I love the movie, although I would have preferred someone else opposite him.

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  166. Jannie says:

    The love story embedded in Rosamonde Pilcher’s, The Shell Seekers, is one of my favorites. Wonderful to read and reread.

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  167. bobbimac says:

    Gone with the Wind is STILL my favorite!

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  168. qoolqueen says:

    I really enjoyed “love Story”

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  169. Renee Parton says:

    I really would love to read this book!

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  170. Renee Parton says:

    Would love to read this book!

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  171. marchione says:

    I have two favorite love stories. Gone With The Wind and The Notebook. Good writers take you to places that you can feel and see.

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  172. Susan P. says:

    I love the story behind The Notebook. This sounds like a good book. I’d love to read it.

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  173. Catherine says:

    This sounds like a wonderful read. I would love get to read this . Love a good love story

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  174. Susan says:

    I was reading Bridges of Madison County on a flight from Anchorage to San Francisco when the book first came out; I cried so much that the flight attendant brought me tissues. She hadn’t read the book, yet, but was planning to and I know that she did.

    Every time the movie Bridges of Madison County is on TV I watch what I have time to but always, always cry, most especially when it’s raining and Meryl Streep is in the truck with her husband and sees Clint Eastwood in his truck. Her hand is on the door handle and she wants so very much to be with Clint and the magic of a new and exciting love, the part of her heart that loves her husband and family wins the battle and she stays. OMGosh! I cry just thinking about it!

    I think, perhaps, many women can relate to this story, feeling special and beautiful and wanted by an exciting new fellow, a stark contrast to the man we’ve been married to for twenty years or so, the one who loves us but because of our longtime history isn’t the spark in our heart that we long for and dream of. Still and all, when given the opportunity to walk away from that history, the routine and comfortable love, we most often choose to stay. Wondering, then and forever, what might have been.

    I’ll always and forever love this story!

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      Oh my gosh! You are so right! I absolutely loved that book and every time I read the part or see the part of the movie where she is in the truck with her husband, I sob! Thank you for reminding me of that great book.

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  175. Renee says:

    Terms of Endearment

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  176. sherry stewart says:

    My favorite love stories are Gone With The Wind and and old one called The Two Loves of Jenny Logan with Lindsay Wagner. She puts on an old wedding dress she finds in the attic and goes back in time and falls in love and finally ends up in that time period.

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  177. Tammy22 says:

    Favorite love story in a book: Sense and Sensibility. Favorite love story in real life: Ronald and Nancy Reagan – so devoted to each other always.

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  178. Bonnie Hed says:

    Time and Again

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  179. elr says:

    Somewhere in Time has to be the best.

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  180. Lynne H says:

    My favorite love story is Scarlet and Rhet in Gone With The Wind. It was a fantastic read and on a rainy day I put on the cd and just envelop myself in the old south.

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  181. StChienne says:

    Nothing beats a good book on a summer day! Dr. Zhivago’s my favorite love story…and Narcissus and Goldmund is a close second!

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  182. Debbie Smith says:

    I love Karen Blixen’s story of her love, Denys, in OUT OF AFRICA. The movie did justice to her portrayal in the book and was a rich tapestry of the inner workings in a relationship where both people are outstanding individuals and still with flaws to overcome or deal with in ways that would either preserve or destroy the relationship.

    I hope to win this novel–it sounds like a great story! Best wishes to the author!

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  183. MELINDA CALDWELL says:

    Dr. Zhivago – It was a beautiful, touching movie that showed the depth of love he had for Lara and the ending was particularly sad and so moving that it brought me to tears.

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  184. Susan Krich says:

    Thornbirds

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  185. Jeanne says:

    I am hoping that the greatest love story of all time is the one that will be coming my way in the future 😉

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  186. Cindy Lacey says:

    My favorite love story is also by Jane Austen. Sense and Sensibility. Actually it is 2 love stories, both heartbreaking but with a positive resolution. Colonel Brandon is my Rhett Butler.

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  187. Carolyn says:

    Romeo and Juliet and the modern musical version West Side Story. I was just thinking about my fav movie, Young Frankenstein, and that, too, is a love story – there is a lot of passion in each character 🙂

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  188. AJB says:

    Tess of the d’Urbervilles

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  189. Tina Rath says:

    Romeo and Juliet – a teenage tragedy!

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  190. riza says:

    What a plotline

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  191. Joanne Vicente says:

    My all-time favorite love story was An Affair To Remember. I even liked the book better than the wonderful film!
    Since I never received The Orchard, which I won, I hope I can get this one!

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  192. Toni Sommo says:

    When I was fourteen, I found an old copy of MARJORIE MORNINGSTAR on a bookshelf in our summer cabin. The pages were yellowed and fragile as I turned the, some of the corners ripped and sepia-stained. It smelled like dust and summer afternoons. I took my treasure out to the front porch swing and through that long, lazy August, I got lost in the pages of Marjorie’s love for Noel, and Wally’s for her. Years later, as a twenty-something theater/dance major, and even now in my “slightly older” life, I will open the pages of that book and recall the expectations of my own romantic youth, the desire for someone to long for a “second kiss” from me… “under the lilacs”. My original copy became so battered and held together by rubber bands, that last Christmas, my husband and son found another copy for me in a used book store. It will always be one of my most prized gifts.

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  193. Diane Jenkins says:

    I need a fabulous read… bring it on!

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  194. Janet Atchley says:

    Ok, I had to think about this for a moment. There are so many. But, one of my all time favorites, was a musical called “Brigadoon”.

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  195. hockeynanny says:

    My favorite love story of all time is Scarlet Ohara’s Gone with the wind. I loved reading about the south and how wealthy people lived and treated each other and their help. I hope I win I would love to learn more about the German Commanders and how they treated people. I also want to find out how the missing antique clock holds the answer to this story and the people in it.

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  196. dar w. says:

    Titanic … and Out of Africa (robert redford washes I think meryl streeps hair) … ahhhhhh!

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  197. Diane J. Eastwood says:

    My favorite love story is “Splendor in the Grass”. This was written as a screenplay and stared Natalie Wood and Warren Beatty. It was about young love and how strong and powerful those feelings can be. It was also about depression and it’s highs and lows; how destructive and paralyzing it can be when coupled with the strong emotional powers of love and being too young to understand it.

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  198. belindabg says:

    My favorite Love Story is that of Rhett and Scarlett in ‘Gone With The Wind’. Although it takes her years to realize he’s her true love, and although their entire world comes collapsing around them, you just know at the end that she will find him and their love will prevail. After all, he’s ‘Always Been A Sucker For Lost Causes…Especially After They’re Truly Lost’. So many folks watch this movie and never understand that the key to this story is in what he says when he leaves her behind on the road to Tara and goes to join up with the Army at the very end of the war; but it’s all right there in that little speech.

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  199. kathy says:

    One of my favorites is The Bridges of Madison County.

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  200. martha welch says:

    I loved the Kommandants Girl and am so excited to read The Things We Cherished. Thank you for this great opportunity to win!

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  201. Julie says:

    I have to go with Gone with the Wind.

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  202. Anna says:

    Diana Gabaldon’s Jamie and Claire–the absolute best!

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  203. Susan Lockwood says:

    Gone with the Wind!!!!

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  204. Connie says:

    This may be an odd answer – but I’m struck this week with the love between Jaycee Dugard and her mother. We all love our mothers… but her remembered love sustained Jaycee through 18 years of unspeakable cruelty. Her abduction also meant that she and her mother did not experience the teenage strife that many moms and daughters go through. Their relationship is even more precious to them now.

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  205. Sharon says:

    My favorite love story is Romeo and Juliet – love lives forever!

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  206. jodarrow says:

    I’d have to say “Pride and Predjudice”. Can never get enough of the book or the many movie remakes.

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  207. lynn says:

    Without a doubt, my favorite love story of all time is that of Dr. Zhivago and Lara. Who can resist a love that stands the tests of time, marriage to others and the Russian Revolution?

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  208. Laura Benjamin Emerson says:

    I know this is a different love story but it is my favorite of all time. The Oasis: A Memoir of Love and Survival in a Concentration Camp is one of the most moving and courageous love stories I have ever read. It is also inspiring. I found it in the book store at the Holocaust Museum in Washington. I admit that stories of the holocaust are close to my heart and this one makes you realize just how powerful love can be.

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  209. Kathleen says:

    Pride And Prejudice, love Elizabeth & Darcy going through the trials to true love.

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  210. Adrienne z says:

    The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

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  211. AuntPat says:

    Romeo and Juliet! Every time I am hoping for a different ending and to me, knowing how it ends and still being able to hope for a different ending, makes it the most compelling love story I’ve ever read, and, my favorite.

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  212. Phyllis says:

    ” Love Story”

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      Phyllis, I can NOT believe that I forgot to mention this one as I TOTALLY loved the book and the film!

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  213. Indigo Girl says:

    I love Pam Jenoff’s work!!! My favourite love story of all time is hard to narrow down…Rhett and Scarlett; Lara and Dr. Zhivago; Antony and Cleopatra; Jamie and Claire (from the Diana Gabaldon series). Oh so many — real and fictional!

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  214. Joyce says:

    My favorite love story is Doctor Zhivago Boris Pasternak. Liked the book and movie.

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  215. Shirlee Pressman says:

    My favorite love story is my own. In 1993 my husband retired and we
    bought a home in the South of France. We second honeymooned for
    fourteen fabulous years until he passed away in 2007. What beautiful
    memories! We were married for 51 years. Wish I could write a book.

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  216. Connie Sanders says:

    My favorite love story of all time is Gone With the Wind.

    Its a story of love, loss, and never giving up.

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  217. joann says:

    Officer and A Gentlemen is still one of my best love story.

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  218. Catherine says:

    My favorite love story of all time is still Dr. Zhivago. I can still feel how cold the snow was; how terrified the citizens were as they were being thrown on the trains. And then the casting for the movie leaving Omar Sharif to choose between Geraldine Chaplin and Julie Christie was impossible, even for me! And the sight of the little mandolin still breaks my heart.

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  219. kariann says:

    I love romance and have to say “the promise” is my favorite.

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  220. Katrina moss says:

    The first love story I can remember is the Love Story which was turned into a movie.

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  221. pam munro says:

    Favorites? movie version Camille – the novel Anna Karenina – the opera(s) Tristan & Isolde – & the end of Ariadne auf Noxos (by Richard Strauss)!!

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  222. Patricia N says:

    My favorite is probably Jane Eyre

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  223. Kate Stockman says:

    My favorite love story of all time is my own with the love of my life, my husband Andrew. We have been married for 25 years now, and are happier than ever. I am very, very thankful!

    From a literary standpoint, I guess my favorite love story would be “The Shell Seekers” by Rosemund Pilcher. Lovely love story. I also like “The Moonspinners” by Mary Stewart (and ALL her writings!).

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  224. Brenda says:

    Without a doubt, my favorite love story is The Princess Bride. It has everything: action, adventure, drama, romance, war, comedy, friendship and loyalty, and a happy ending. What more could I possibly want in a love story?

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  225. Georgia says:

    Love in the Time of Cholera

    The book is fantastic. The movie with Javier Bardem fabulous, too.

    Also — My Faraway One — the letters between O’Keeffe and Stieglitz…

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  226. Janeen Farmer says:

    I love history and incorporating a love story into on-going events is facinating to me. My favorite love story was the Thornbirds, about life on a sheep ranch in Australia and how the people adjusted to the life and those that crossed their path.

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  227. novokate says:

    So many to choose from…Gone with the Wind, Anna Karenina, Jane Eyre, Romeo and Juliette and even Moby Dick (some might question this as a love story between man and whale) but since I like happy endings I would vote for Pride and Prejudice.

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  228. Brenda says:

    My favorite love story of all time is Gone With the Wind. I know it is old fashion, but it takes my breathe away everytime I reread it.

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  229. Anita Heykants says:

    I like to read books with a historical content and would like this book. However, Notting Hill is my favorite love story.

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  230. Fran Kahn says:

    My favorite love story is AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER. The movie version starred Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr. It never ceases to remind me that acts of kindness and unselfish love will triumph in the end.

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  231. Connie says:

    I have many favorite love stories and one of my favorites is “Nights in Rodanthe”. I love all of Nichols Sparks books, he is a fantastic author.

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  232. Gaye says:

    It’s a toss up, Funny Girl and The Way We Were

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  233. lorraine says:

    Probably The Bridges of Madison County.

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  234. Gamecockgirl says:

    I would have to say “An Affair to Remember” is my favorite love story.

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  235. Susan Bradley says:

    My favorite love story is the one between my father who is 74 and his high school sweetheart who seperated when my father went into the Air Force when he was 17. In 2009 they reunited after over 50 years apart, she lives in Oklahoma and we are in California, they talk everyday and they have both traveled back and forth to be with each other.

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  236. Helen says:

    My favorite love story is The Notebook.

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  237. Joan says:

    I really enjoy many of Nora Roberts’ books, especially the Bride Quartet series.
    Gina Wilkins has also wriiten many great romance
    novels.

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  238. Robin says:

    My favorite love story of all time might be Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy. So many obstacles, so much tension, so much pride & prejudice before finally accepting that they’re kindred spirits — sigh

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  239. Terry says:

    Has to be “The Bridges of Madison County”!!! In Second place it’s a toss up between “The Way We Were” and “The Mirror has Two Faces”. (sigh)

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  240. Madeline Lonergan says:

    I don’t have a certain love story per say. I do love a good romantic story or movie.

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  241. Shirley Hughey says:

    Sounds like a good book.

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  242. Mary Benko says:

    My favorite love story of all time has to be Dr. Zhivago – a man in love with two women. Of course two actors in the movie, Omar Shariff and Julie Christie, make it even better!

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  243. amy mayer says:

    I have to say Marley and Me–I just saw it on a plane ride and the story of love in that family–especially with Marley the dog is a beautiful expamle of unconditional love by a pet.

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  244. Marcia Robinson says:

    How silly of me to forget to answer the question of my favorite love story. How can I choose between Gone With the Wind, Casablanca, or Wuthering Heights?

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  245. Mrs Bernard Yavitch says:

    Sitting on a bench near water and reading a good romantic novel- It does not get better than this…

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  246. Marcia Robinson says:

    I would love to receive a copy of Pam’s book. Right now, I’m trying to research my family history. With the exception of my granfather, they all perished in the Holocaust and so far, we’ve been unable to trace the place where they lived, or the family, but I’ll keep trying.

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  247. David says:

    Sounds plain but “Gone With The Wind” takes the cake . I watch it over and over 2 or 3 times a year .

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  248. hrbeck_98 says:

    Mine is Tony & Maria from West Side Story, which is, of course, based on Romeo & Juliet.

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  249. colleen gilgenbach says:

    It’s not to late for a summer read

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  250. freda says:

    I’m not a big fan of love stories. I think most of them border on obcession. I do, however, believe in true love. I think “pretty woman” is my favorite. I’m always rooting for the underdog. This book sounds interesting and not your usual story.

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  251. Ellie Trockman says:

    My favorite love story of all is Gone With The Wind. The passion in that movie is unforgettable and Clark Gable is still my favorite. I must have watched that movie at least twenty times.

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  252. diana mokry says:

    My favorite love story of all time was “The Notebook” I loved the story and at the end it made me cry.

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  253. Lili says:

    The Way we Were

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  254. Tobi Klaskin says:

    I love historical fiction.. Especially from this time period…. Loved Sarah’s Key and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society! This book sounds wonderful!! I will have to keep it in mind if I don’t win!!

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  255. diana mokry says:

    I love to read and I woudl love to win this book. Thank you for the chance to win it.

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  256. pattib says:

    From the movie “An Affair to Remember” stand out in my mind more than anything else!

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  257. Shannon says:

    The Bridges of Madison County

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  258. Teresa Woolson says:

    My favorite love story of all time would have to be “The Notebook”

    Thank you for a chance to win!

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  259. chevy says:

    My favorite couple, like no other are Eve and Roarke, from the romantic suspense fiction series, by J.D.Robb. The first book in the series is Naked in Death.

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  260. Bev Troxler says:

    I just love to read. I would really enjoy the books. I hope I win

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  261. Janice says:

    My favorite love story is Gone With The Wind. You know, no matter what, Scarlett and Rhett will get back with each other.”After all,tomorrow is another day.”

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  262. Carole Penner says:

    My favorite love story of all time is Doctor Zhivago. I saw when I was a young teen, and it has had a lasting effect ever since then.

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  263. A. Conley says:

    So many wonderful love stories hard to pick just one,
    Gone with the Wind, The Notebook, Message in a Bottle, Love Story, Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights etc.

    Any love story is a favorite love is what makes the world a better place. I love to read and would love to win this!

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  264. Susan L says:

    My favorite love story is the movie West Side Story, a classic that is still relevant today.

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  265. Kathleen Besaw says:

    Gone With the Wind

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  266. Diane says:

    I my favorite love story of all time was the movie Somewhere in Time with Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour. It’s the story of a young playwright who falls in love with the portrait of a woman hanging in the Grand Hotel. Through a form of self-hypnosis he travels back in time to 1912 to meet this woman who he has become so enamored of.

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  267. KathyJ says:

    My favorite recent love story is Water for Elephants. It shows that love can conquer even the awfulness of Alzheimer’s. In today’s times, we need to hang on to feelings like that! It’s a book that I couldn’t put down. I hope the movie is just as good.

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  268. anne says:

    A real love story between Wyatt Earp and Josephine Markus. Love that as it is real. A love story that was emotional and beautiful was The Winter Rose by Jennifer Donnelly.

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  269. Laurie says:

    Gone With the Wind

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  270. Jane says:

    I love these reads. A new one especially in this period is welcome.

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  271. sue schempp says:

    WOULD love to read it

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  272. holly says:

    My favorite love story is portrayed in Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series. The love that crosses through time between Jamie and Claire.

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  273. Debbie says:

    Seeing how happy William and Kate are together is the type of love story I most enjoy. They truly seem to be in love.
    The Notebook would have to rank very highly on my list of favorites. I really enjoy Rhett and Scarlett but I need to leave the experience with the “happily ever- after” feeling rather than wishing I knew how their lives really turned out.

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  274. Karen H in NC says:

    I think my favorite love story in books of all time is Gone with the Wind. And on screen I’m going with Dirty Dancing!

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  275. Jody Thomas says:

    My favorite love story is Dirty Dancing! I love the story between Patrick Swayze and (Baby)Jennifer Grey! It’s such a beautiful coming of age of a young girl growing up at Camp and getting her confidence and finding out who she really is/was! Throw in the fabulous dancing, the music and of course Patrick Swayze! (And the love story in real life between him and his wife was so beautiful!)

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  276. Patricia L. Jackson says:

    My favorite love story of all time is Mary and Joseph. A man who would accept a woman in those circumstances and believe in her, would be a wonderful man in a beautiful relationship.

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  277. Sue says:

    My favorite love story of all time…..legend George Strait starring in Pure Country!

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  278. Sharon says:

    This sounds like an excellent book. I love reading but have a hard time finding me time to do it. I would make the time to read this one though.

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  279. Roz Rickman says:

    My vivid memory of my Great-Uncle’s description to me of losing his wife and 2 daughters in the Holocaust is still burned in my brain — I was 11 years old when he told me. Love history and would be happy to win this book — also am a romantic (who says a 69 year old cannot be). Thanks for this opportunity.

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  280. AliHayden says:

    Guinevere & Lancelot and Arthur

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  281. Nancy Ludvik says:

    Favorite would be ‘Love Story’. Hard to beat that!

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  282. Karin says:

    I guess Jane Eyre…other than my own life story!

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  283. Beverly Young says:

    Somewhere in Time. Just watched it again for the twelfth time. My favorite love story in a novel is one that was made into a movie starring Melanie Griffith and Michael Douglas about WW11. I have read it twice and seen the movie 4 times and my brain is dead on the name and author of the book. GRRRRRR!!
    This book sounds fabulous and even if I do not win it, I will have to buy it

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  284. Cindy Peecher says:

    My favorite love story of all times is “The Notebook” followed by “Gone with the Wind”. Both illustrate the struggles and challenges of the youthful relationships to the mature relationships.

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  285. Jeannie Cook says:

    My favorite from 1963 is “Love with the Proper Stranger” with Steve McQueen and Natalie Wood. It is an example that love can grow despite adverse situations.

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  286. Cathy says:

    I’m partial to Jane Austen, but if I have to pick just one, it’s Pride and Prejudice.

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  287. Catherine Sweeney says:

    My favorite love story of all time is The Notebook. Star-crossed lovers as teens wind up spending their entire lives together and then through the power of their love, they are able to die together. Three boxes of kleenex every time!

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  288. Marilyn Giese says:

    My favorite love story is that of Dr. Zhivago and Lara. I related so closely to Lara, that when I visited Finland I made ita point to eat at the Russian Teahouse, which was used in one of the scenes in the movie. The struggle that Pastrnak had in getting the book published, the struggle of his characters to just get trough life due to the problems of society in those days – war, separation, death, health, etc., is an intimate look at humanity. I still get chills when I think of the parting of the lovers, and the child he never knew.

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  289. Sue14625 says:

    my favorite love story of all time Romeo and Juliet what can i say i am a hopeless romantic

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  290. Lura says:

    I love all love stories. Don’t know that I have a favorite.

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  291. beth w. says:

    call me old fashioned…it is still Scarlett and Rhett, in Gone With the Wind. I can remember sitting in the theater with my mom and seeing it for the very first of many times. And I think I have actually read through it twice.

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  292. Kathy Bales says:

    Ayla in the Earth’s Children series by Jean Auel

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  293. Nancy Sasso says:

    One of my favorite love stories of all time is Ronald and Nancy Reagan. You could tell that they were devoted to one another and really loved each other. It almost destroyed her after he got shot and almost died.

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  294. Phylis says:

    I am a terrible romantic and until recently I couldn’t say what my favorite love story was. The Notebook has to be hands down my favorite.

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  295. jennifer mittman says:

    After the Classic love story in Jane Eyre, my favorite will always be The Outlander series by Diana Galbadon.Jamie and Claire’s love endured over centuries.

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  296. Darcy B says:

    I love Romeo & Juliet!

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  297. Lucy says:

    My favorite love story of all time is Wuthering Heights. Love that lasts till death and beyond. Thank you.

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  298. Sheree Fournerat says:

    My favorite love story would have to be The Gift of the Magi.

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  299. Judy Brenner says:

    I am an avid reader, and your description of the book has me very interested to get my hands on a copy!

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  300. Kathleen Pearlman says:

    My own. Odd but true. 🙂

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  301. Lisa Kissner says:

    My favorite is Gone With The Wind!

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  302. Jeanne Miro says:

    My favorite love story is a story where the hero despite all odds strives to fight for what is the right thing instead of taking an easier way. He believes in seeing the best in others and therefore helps them to become better people. He loves unconditional and makes no judgements on the one he loves.

    Who is able to resist the lure of the story of Don Quioxte de la Macha by Micquel de Cervantes. To me the best love story ever written.

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  303. Karen Petrossi says:

    My all time favorite love story is Dr Zhivago. It is a love story during the begining of the German revolution and through to the end of the Life of Dr Zhivago of Laura and thr trials and tribulations of thier struggle to be together and then to the question if a young lady working after the war is the daughter of Dr. Zhivago. Dr. Zhivago has the most expressive eyes I have ever seen.
    The things we cherish sounds like it would be a very thought provoking story.

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  304. Elizabeth says:

    I love historic novels especially ones that combine History and Mystery. My favorite love story is “Somewhere in Time” I still cry every time I see it. As for novels, I don’t think any novel can beat “Gone With the Wind”. Pam seems to combine the love, war, and mystery I am drawn to. I look forward to reading her book.

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  305. Arleene says:

    Got to be “Dr. Zhivago”.

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  306. Frances says:

    Published – I don’t read many love stories – but the story in Andy Andrews’ Island of Saints is beautiful. Unpublished- the love of my dear friends John and Dorothy – the till death do us part – and even beyond kind of love.

    Having taken 5 Holocaust classes and I just started reading Simon Wiesenthal’s The Sunflower – I’d love to read The Things We Cherished.

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  307. Vickee Duncan says:

    I love The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks. It is a true test of love and devotion of a man and a woman. Every time I read it the tears freely fall down my face reminding me of what true love is.

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  308. Tisa says:

    My favorite is in the outlander by gabaldon…the love story between Jaime and Claire 🙂 Thanks….looks like a great read!

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  309. bamr07 says:

    The long unfolding love between Jane Austin’s Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice is powerful and romantic.

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  310. Jo says:

    My favorite is the movie “French Kiss”. I have watched it at least 50 times!!!

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  311. webmaster says:

    My favorite love story is from A Tale of Two Cities

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  312. Roxyd says:

    My favorite love story of all time is “Gone with the Wind” followed by “The Notebook”.

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  313. nboone says:

    My Favorite Love Story: The Way We Were! always a huge Barbra fan and who isn’t a Redford fan. And I’d love to find a fabulous love story to write out in my own life.

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  314. Judy Frederick says:

    I would love to win this. It sounds so interesting
    Thank you
    Have a fantastic day.

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  315. PAT M says:

    My favorite love story of all time? MINE! I have been in love with my wonderful husband for over 40 years and married to him for 36+. Good times, bad times, fun times, sad times–he’s ‘still the one’! Never another!

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  316. Sandram says:

    My favorite love story is “Something’s Gotta Give” with Diane Keaton and Jack Nicholas. This is a comedy and love story combined. Just love it!!

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  317. Lynn Feek says:

    My favorite love story of all time is that of the Phantom of the Opera… Though I do like Susan Kaye’s writing on the story far better than Gaston Larouix, simply because it handles all the very detailed emotions throughout the lives of the characters. That one book I took to the delivery room with all of my children, great book to completely absorb yourself in and forget the things that pain you!

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  318. user32511 says:

    My favorite love story is the one of my parents. I have yet to hear of a truer love than what they had.

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  319. Claire Walton says:

    My favorite love story is the story of Ruth and Boaz in the Bible.

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  320. Cindy W says:

    Sorry, did not answer the question! My favorite love story of all time is The Sound of Music–in spite of the war and Nazis, the love story was simple.

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  321. Linda White says:

    My favorite love story of all is Gone with the Wind!

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  322. katjamarie says:

    I love reading novels about forbidden love, unrequitted love. My most favorite movies are French Kiss, The Notebook, and Something’s Gotta Give.

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  323. Cindy W says:

    I would love to win this book–my 50th birthday is next week; just had double-knee surgeries; and I am feeling a little pitiful right now. I am pledged to change the way I teach reading this coming year, and part of my plan is reading a variety of genre myself. This book would start my historical fiction reading! Thank you.

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  324. Christy says:

    Sarah and Jeffrey from Kariin Slaughter’s novels

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  325. Ruthie B says:

    Our book club just read “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter & Sweet’ & I absolutely loved it! It’s a wonderful love story set in WWII that is told through a father & son.

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  326. Phyllis E. Marie says:

    Sounds like a wonderful story of love and intrique.

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  327. Catherine says:

    Gone with the Wind is my favorite love story. Scarlet was so blind that she could not see that Red truly loved her.

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  328. Carol says:

    Rhett and Scarlett for the passion!

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  329. Fay Swenson says:

    I do not have a favorite love story but I love romantic love stories.

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  330. JimofaMom says:

    Paradise —
    Many most likely have never read this. But it is about a couple that lost a child, blamed each other and grew apart –only to find LOVE and FORGIVENESS again. GREAT!

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  331. Catherine says:

    Gone with the Wind is my favorite love story.

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  332. Lyn Valone says:

    The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

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  333. laurie hardie says:

    I love Sleepless in Seattle, two souls finding each other with a little prodding from a child..

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  334. Kathy11016 says:

    The picture on the front of this new book really caught my attention. I saw the pic and thought WW2 era. Without
    reading the synopsis I recognized historical fiction WW2
    period.
    I love the historical fiction genre and love a good mystery read with a cup of hot cocoa.
    I would enjoy reviewing it.
    I have so many favorite historical fiction/mystery authors.
    I like the Roosevelt mystery books with his grandmother
    as the heroine. I am enjoying Jacqueline Winspear’s novels with the Maisie Dobbs character solving mysteries in the post WW1 era.
    Nice escapes from our reality

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  335. Cindy says:

    Loved “The Notebook” !

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  336. Michi Pena says:

    Who could forget “An Affair to Remember” with Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr?

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  337. Terry says:

    Always looking for a new book for my bookclub.

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  338. Crystal says:

    I would love to have this Novel

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  339. Darlene says:

    Nicholas Spark’s the Notebook along with the movie Ghost have got to be my two favorite love stories.

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  340. Paulette says:

    My favorite love story of all time is Jane Eyre.

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  341. Annette P. says:

    My favorite love stories have some common elements. They are both comedies, they don’t like each other when they meet and then they become best friends before falling in love. “When Harry met Sally” and the “Goodbye Girl”. These movies make you laugh and cry in equal measure. A more recent pick is “Dan in Real Life”. They like each other from the minute they meet but there is an obstacle and a large family to contend with. It is a laugh out loud but heartfelt and real, possible in everyday life.

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  342. Michelle Uebrueck says:

    My fave love story is probably The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks. I have read the book several times as well as seen the movie over and over. Warms my heart each time.

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  343. Jo Ann G says:

    My favorite love story is my own. It includes challenges, heartbreaks, joys, sucesses and personal growth along with all stages of love.

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  344. Barbara says:

    Jane Eyre

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  345. Cheryl says:

    I have never been able to forget “Love Story” from the 70’s.

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  346. Kathy Sexton says:

    I think my favorite love story would be Wuthering Heights. Then Jany Eyre/ Both are excellently written books about what life has to offer and what you do with it. Including love.

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  347. Marcie says:

    Pride and Prejudice

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  348. Eddy says:

    Gerald and Betty Ford

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  349. Tricia Andrews says:

    My favorite love story of all time is Romeo and Juliet. I know it is totally cliche. But young love like that just breaks my heart a million times. And I believe we have all felt that way( in our teens or later in life). And I am sure our endings were tragic in a different way. Broken hearts as opposed to death.

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  350. abailey says:

    My favorite love story of all time is the love story in The Princess Bride – book and movie – it’s one of the rare movies that does justice to the book.

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  351. Francie says:

    Although Anne of Green Gables is a book from my childhood, the romance of Anne and Gilbert is still my favorite because Anne had conflicting goals in her life, which got in the way of the romance, and in that she reminds me of me.

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  352. Cynthia says:

    Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook. At the end of a long and love-filled life and family together, his wife has alzheimer’s. Everyday he reads her the story of how they met and fell in love, living for those all-too-fleeting moments when she comes back to him.

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  353. Victoria Zumbrum says:

    Titanic

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  354. BlueBear says:

    We put off vacation this year until late-September and I’ve been looking for good reads to take with us. This sure does sound as if it qualifies and it’s a love story too! Wow! I’d love to read this and it would be great to have while my husband is out fishing and I’m by the pool!

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  355. Carol says:

    Romeo and Juliet

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  356. Gloria Luongo says:

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  357. Jane says:

    My favorite love story of all time is my relationship with my husband and what it took for us to get where we are today! My favorite book about love is The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough.

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  358. Barb Mazzara says:

    The Gift of Magi where the husband sold his watch to buy his wife combs for her beautiful hair & the wife sold her hair to buy her husband a chain for his prized watch. It was a short story & also a movie.

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  359. Doreena says:

    My favorite love story of all time happens to be a true one. The love story of Princess Diana & Prince Charles especially in the beginning. And it just goes to show that not all Love stories have a happy ending.

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  360. babelangan55 says:

    My favorite love story is “An Affair to Remember” It’s just so sad and heartwarming. It show!s how life can throw curveballs your way without warning. It also reminds me to Live for Today. You only have one life to live so why wait . . . act now because you may never get another chance.

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  361. Gloria says:

    There are hundreds of wonderful love stories which we have known through history. I think one which is emblematic and an icon of love is Love Story with Allie McGraw and Ryan O’Neil.

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  362. Dianne Madison says:

    My favorite love story is Water for Elephants, which I just read (also saw the movie).

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  363. Valarie says:

    My favorite book of all time is Shards of Honor, a military science fiction book by Lois McMaster Bujold, containing a wonderful romance between Cordelia and Aral, two military commanders who find themselves on opposite sides of an interplanetary war.

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  364. Karen says:

    The Count of Monte Cristo – love and revenge – unrequited and unsatisfying, but very telling.

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  365. Chellie Barron says:

    “The Way We Were”

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  366. Ayn says:

    I love Pride and Prejudice…Mr. Darcy….oh, Mr. Darcy!

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  367. carolyn mirabella says:

    My favorite love story of all time is mine We have been married for 50 years this past May We met when I was working at the Pentagon My roommate invited people over for Thanksgiving Dinner and my husband was one of the people who came We got to know each other working on a puzzle when he would come up on the weekends He was Marine who was stationed at Quantico btw my boss was John Connely Sec of Navy

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  368. kym amaral says:

    My favorite love story I would have to say is the ‘Titanic’ I can watch that movie over and over and get swept up into the story 🙂

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  369. JMeidel says:

    Funny Girl & Funny Lady with Barbara Streisand has to be my all time favorite. I also love The Notebook & Ghost, anything that Daniele Steele writes. I love to read. I love all of my stories. This looks like an interesting read. I always enjoy finding new authors.

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  370. Debbie S. says:

    Love reading during the summer months. This sounds like a great mystery. Would love to win a copy.

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  371. 1955nurse says:

    It’s a toss-up, between Fanny Brice & Nicky Arnstein (Funny Girl!) and Rhett & Scarlet (Gone with the Wind)… Oh – and Baby & Johnny (Dirty Dancing)!!! ((1955nursehjc4me(at)myway(dot)com)) TY!

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  372. Laura O. says:

    Mine is the love story between Meryl Streep and Robert Redford in Out of Africa.

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  373. Evelyn Flory says:

    Somewhere in Time with Christopher Reeve and Jane Seymour. The lengths he goes to to get the girl touches me everytime.

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  374. susan says:

    The one I imagine for myself is certainly the favorite.

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  375. Linda Lipinski says:

    My favorite love story is the one I read when I was 13. The book was Seventeen.

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    • Mara says:

      Seventeen — that has to be one of my forgotten favorites — thanks for the memory nudge!

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  376. vclark500 says:

    My favorite love story is “An affair to Remember” 1957 with Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr. I think I am in love with the notion that after six months, two individuals would still reach out to each other, even in the midst of tragedy.

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  377. twinklegirl20 says:

    My favorite love Stories are Love Story,and Somewhere in timeThey were so beautiful stories

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  378. Zanne says:

    I forgot to mention that I don’t have a favorite love story. Wish I did but there are too many that I like to pick just one…

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    • Sharon C says:

      My favorite love story is the one between Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy in Pride and Prejudice.

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  379. Marie says:

    My favorite love story was Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward’s…..sigh….

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  380. Zanne says:

    I love to read and this sounds like the perfect summer book!

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  381. Cynthia says:

    I love historical novels and then to combine that with a love affair; a mystery and anything to do with WWII and the Nazi’s is right up my alley. These constitute a mixture made for a thrilling read. How intriguing !!

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  382. jkbartist says:

    I just read Loving Frank and was fascinated that such an independent woman would become so attached to a man.
    They both loved with their creative souls.

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  383. Dorothy says:

    The Notebook is my favorite.

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  384. Sue-Simone says:

    OOPS!!! I meant Susan Silverman so sorry!

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  385. twinklegirl20 says:

    I would Love to read this book it looks very interesting
    Thank you for this contest

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  386. Lisa Richardson says:

    Would love to read this book! Thanks for giving us the chance!

    My favorite love story of all time would have to be Barbara Streisand and Kris Kristofferson in “A Star is Born”. I must have watched that movie 40 times!

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  387. Anita Hoium says:

    Read The NOTEBOOK. Beautiful story

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  388. Donna Brooten says:

    I loved the story in the Light a Penny Candle by Maeve Pinchey. Something about an Ireland setting!

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  389. Debbie W. says:

    Two favorite love stories are The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough and The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro.

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  390. Jodelle Brohard says:

    My favorite love story of all time is the novel, Gone with the Wind, probably because I first read it as an impressionable teen and I could identify with it’s theme of unrequited love.

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  391. Mary Blowers says:

    My favorite love story is Lust and Caution, a DVD in Chinese. A girl risked everything by becoming a spy to infiltrate a dictator’s private circle and even his home. Why? Because the boy she was interested in was leading a rebellion.

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  392. Laura says:

    My favorite love story: Jane Eyre…

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  393. Maria U. says:

    My favorite love story is ‘The Way We Were’. I loved the movie with Robert Redford.

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  394. JIGGYDOT@AOL.COM says:

    THE LOVE STORY THAT ALWAYS BRINGS ME TO TEARS IS THE FORBIDDEN LOVE BETWEEN BOGEY AND INGRID IN THE CLASSIC MOVIE,CASABLANCA. I MUST HAVE WATCHED THIS MOVIE DOZENS OF TIMES AND NEVER TIRE OF IT.

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  395. Claudia Mcgee says:

    Gone with the Wind is my fav. love story ….sounds like a fantastic book!

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  396. Sue-Simone says:

    My favorite love story of all time is that of my husband and me, but if you’re talking about literature, it’s Spenser & Susan Silverstein in Robert B. Parker’s Spenser series — what a love story!

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  397. sydney85 says:

    The Thorn Birds is an amazing love story between Meghann and Father Ralph.

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  398. Anita Reed says:

    My favorite love story is “Somewhere in Time”. It makes me cry everytime I see the movie.

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  399. Renee Brown says:

    My favorite story is Emma. She has the spunk but can’t see the forest for the trees. It takes a jolt to make her realize her own heart.

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  400. caroline rhodes says:

    Even though it is tragic-The Purple Rose of Caio.

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  401. KAREN COGBURN says:

    Love Casablanca as the best love story.

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  402. Renee Brown says:

    My favorite story is Pride and Prejudice which I have read at least a hundred times. I love the assumptions then the reconciliation.

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  403. Gloria Monroe says:

    I would love to win this! My Favorite would be “Gone With the Wind”

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  404. Jean says:

    My favorite love story of all time is my very own – my husband, after 30 years, still makes me smile 🙂

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  405. Barbara S says:

    Reading over the comments brought several to mind: Somewhere in Time, The Notebook, and I have the Time Traveler’s Wife taped to watch again. There are quite a few good ones.

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  406. margaret worrall says:

    My favorite love story of all time is Gone With the Wind. It has all the elements that I enjoy: conflict, a handsome couple, historic background, and an unresolved ending.

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  407. Jean F says:

    ‘The Notebook’

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  408. Art by Karena says:

    It is actually Love Story with Ryan O’Neill and Ali McGraw. I named my daughter Jennifer after Ali’s character!

    Karena

    Art by Karena

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  409. Linda Schuler says:

    Favorite love story: THE AFRICAN QUEEN (Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn 1951 movie), from the 1935 book of same name, by C.S. Forester. (Story takes place during WWI).

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  410. Roxanne says:

    Am on book 5 of the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon and the love story between Claire and Jamie hits all the right notes. S.tunning writing – historically an romantically
    I enjoyed the Kommandant’s Girl and will look out for Pam Jenoff’s new book if I don’t win a copy!!

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  411. Cathy Glenn says:

    My favorite love story is the story of my husband and I! We met at 19, married at 20 and are still happily together 32 years and 3 sons later!

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  412. sandy haber says:

    Claire and Jamie Fraser in Diana Gabaldon’s “Outlander” series — she met him by accident when she was sucked thru the standing stones in Scotland to 1750’s Scotland… then went back to present day to have their child, but 20 years later opted to go back. Now, that’s true love!

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  413. GSD says:

    Dante and Beatrice from Dante’s The Divine Comedy.

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  414. Vicki says:

    Looking for something to read, and not familiar with this author. I love historical fiction, and this sounds right up my alley!

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  415. JUDY ELMAYAN says:

    Gone With the Wind.

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  416. MaryMates says:

    LoveStory is my favorite book, followed by the Notebook.

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  417. Kathy says:

    Gone with the Wind

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  418. Shellie says:

    Love Story — such a tear jerker and a classic!

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  419. Rosalyn Sega says:

    My favorite love story has to be the Bridges of Madison County.

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  420. Kim says:

    Sarah’s Key is my current favorite. It was a book I couldn’t put down.

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  421. Susan says:

    My favorite love story is the one between Henry and Clare in The Time Traveler’s Wife. Love that book!!

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  422. dogladydi says:

    Favorite love story is “”Gone with the Wind.” I was crying so much I had to leave the theater! I was, of course, very young?!?!?

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  423. Faith says:

    I think The Notebook. There is just something about it…

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  424. Sheryl Stern says:

    Loved “the Notebook”. What a beautiful story.

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  425. Wendy says:

    There are many but recently I just watched “Marley and Me”. I love it and the message.

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  426. Becky says:

    My favorite love story of all time has to be Gone With The Wind (I just finished a GWTW quilt!). But The Notebook and Clare and Jaime Francis are right up there too.

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  427. L Hertz says:

    My favorite love story is how my parents met. Outside real life, the movie “Pretty Woman” takes the cake for me.

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    • Bonnie says:

      The Notebook
      Murphy’s Romance
      Titanic
      and Somewhere in Time

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  428. Susan M Detterman says:

    By far, my favorite is Romeo and Juliet.
    I saw the movie version that was made in the late 60’s, and I couldn’t get Leonard Whiting out of my mind!
    Olivia Hussey also did a fantastic job.
    It is quite sad, but I still watch it occasionally.
    My next favorite is Wuthering Heights.
    My favorite version of the movie starred Laurence Olivier and Merle Oberon.

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  429. The Nan says:

    My Favorite love Story!!!! the life I shared with my husband and 2 sons…………..I love every moment we spend together………..My Life>>

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  430. michelle mayor says:

    My favorite love story always seems to be the one I’m reading at the time….

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  431. Maureen says:

    I like Rhett and Scarlett from Gone With the Wind.

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  432. MJ Andrada says:

    We moved to Seattle from New York when my daughter was 4 ( now 26), being a city girl, we had a tough time living in such sub-urban neighborhood. So I decided on my free time to plant strawberries, tomatoes, herbs next to roses in a real garden ( unlike in NY – on the balcony of the apartment in planters). That summer was the best harvest ever! We would go outside pick berries and eat breakfast in bed catch up with each other, recoup, laugh, hug , read or just enjoy being lazy! This became a tradition, now we spend 1 day a week on Sundays just to eat in bed together and look forward to each others family bonding!

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    • notplainjayne says:

      Real life provides real love stores unlike any fiction or fantasy. I love your story!

      Also in the Seattle area,

      Barbara

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  433. GinaParker says:

    “Harold and Maude” is my favorite love story…quirky and not your typical love story, but shows that love comes in many forms!

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  434. lisa says:

    My favorite movie of all time is The Notebook. I love the fact that no matter what, Love conquers all.

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  435. Betty Herbert says:

    My favorite books are either biographies or historical fiction. The love story that I love is that of John and Abigail Adams. What a strong couple and what beautiful letters to each other.

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  436. Annie65 says:

    One of my favorite authors was Cynthia Freeman haven’t found anyone that can match her writing since she past away…..

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  437. Liz A says:

    My favorite Love story, hmm, not sure if this series can really be called a ‘love’ story, but I absolutely loved Barbara Taylor Bradford’s A Woman of Substance series, I can read them over & over

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  438. Robin says:

    My favorite love story af all time is the story of my husband and me!

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  439. Sonja Turetsky says:

    My favorite love story that I read/viewed as a film was “Casablanca”. The best love story is the one that happened to me when I met my partner at the tender age of 58 and 65 respectively. We are now 12 years into our romance and there is no book/movie that can compare to our treasured love.

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  440. Ruth Bousquet says:

    Jane Eyre is at the top for me.

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  441. Susie Kerner says:

    The Wolf and the Dove by Kathleen Woodiweiss

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  442. Patty says:

    Any Affair to Remember. What’s not to love?

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  443. Anna Sanna says:

    This sounds so amazing. I love to read about the times in life that mold our humanity, good or bad.

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  444. Annette D says:

    I would have to say Gone With the Wind.

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  445. inMO says:

    Dare I say my own?

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  446. Bette Butcher says:

    The Woman He Loved – RE: Wallis Simpson

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  447. Clara says:

    Though I’m a glass-half-full kind of girl, I tend to veer towards love stories that end less than happily. Maybe it’s because there’s nothing like the occasional good cry so clean out the tear ducts. I’m a fan of Graham Greene’s ‘The End of the Affair,’ Flaubert’s ‘Madame Bovary’ (although I suppose there are some who wouldn’t consider that a love story), and, most surely, Fitzgerald’s ‘The Great Gatsby.’ And though even fewer might consider that one a love story, they would be soooooo wrong 😉

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  448. Michelle says:

    Oh it has to be Gone With The Wind….I love period novels and movies. This looks right up my alley!

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  449. Mom of 11 says:

    My favorite love story is “Though None Go With Me” by
    Jerry B. Jenkins.

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  450. Linda Meyer says:

    Of course I love Gone With the Wind, but I think my favorite love story is in the Book of Ruth, in the Bible.

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  451. Kathy Haubert says:

    1. Gone With The Wind followed by The Notebook or Wuthering Heights.

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  452. elizabeth hegeman says:

    the love of friendship- David and Jonathan in the Bible, Ruth and Naomi in the Bible– loved each other in life-changing ways–

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  453. john crist says:

    omg my wife would die to win this thank you
    heather is a book worm

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  454. blare says:

    titanic – the steamy scene in the corgo hold and the lost love – ohhhhhh

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  455. Jacquie says:

    I guess that I’m old-fashioned. My favorite love story has always been JANE EYRE.

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  456. Joan OToole says:

    I have been reading the Outlander series for many years and I would have to pick Claire and Jamie Fraser as a couple who have loved and survived.

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  457. MindySue says:

    I love reading and this looks fabulous.

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  458. Connie Noble says:

    Love Story is actually my favorite love story. Ryan ONeil and Allie McGraw also star in it. Very popular in 1971. A real tear jerker!

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  459. Barbara Blackmar says:

    Favorite love story – The Way We Were
    Enjoy reading historical books with romance combined, so would love to win this book

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  460. Kathy says:

    Gone with the Wind
    The Notebook~

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  461. Susan says:

    My favorite love story is the real love story between Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. They met on a movie set and the rest is history.

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    • Judy Dixon Gabaldon says:

      Have to agree with you on that – definitely!!

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  462. Andrea says:

    My favorite love story Twilight Series

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  463. April says:

    Pride and Prejudice Elizabeth and Mr Darcy

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  464. erica says:

    My favorite love story is the one portrayed in the movie Casablanca, though it’s only a millimeter better than the one in “Gone with the Wind.” I’ve watched Casablanca so many times I could almost recite the dialogue; however, for “GWTW,” as much as I adore Clark Gable, I prefer the book to the movie.

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  465. Sara Jones says:

    Just finished reading Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff. It’s one of the most interesting “love” stories of all times.

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  466. Sue says:

    Love books especially history, and love stories

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  467. Lori Lyons says:

    My favorite love story would have to be Pretty Women. That movies shows how love can make a difference your life even if you are from the wrong side of the tracks. I can watch that movie all the time.

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  468. Christa L. says:

    She sounds like an amazing author! I would love to win the wonderful book! My favorite love story is the movie “Ghost”.

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  469. Kathy P says:

    My favorite love story is The Notebook.

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  470. Mindy Phillips says:

    Love it.

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  471. Susan C says:

    Romeo and Juliet is my favorite-so romantic and tragic!

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  472. Denise Medvid says:

    My favorite has got to be “Gone With the Wind.” I can read it again and still get caught up in the emotions of it.

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  473. Louise OKeefe says:

    Favorite love story of all time – Jane Eyre

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  474. Lydia Proenza says:

    Always love to read powerful love stories!

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  475. Rita Schaefer says:

    I am not really a Nicholas Sparks fan but I did love The Notebook!

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  476. Craig Burroughs says:

    Sunshine

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  477. Sandra Bachmann says:

    Reds

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  478. Louise OKeefe says:

    Love to read!

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  479. Paula Hatfield says:

    Gone with the wind

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  480. Rita Snipes says:

    My favorite is still “Gone with the Wind”. So volatile yet Rhett and Scarlett were true and loved each other SO MUCH!!

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  481. bearbara says:

    Probably “The Notebook” closely followed by one by Danielle Steel called “The Promise”

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    • jwagn says:

      My first would be Love Story.
      The story I think that should be read is The Promise by Danielle Steel. I see someone else mentioned it as well. This was also a movie. A really true love story.
      Someone else mentions couples in series. Yes!!! I agree with Spenser and Susan Silverstein in the Spenser Series. I would also like to suggest Rourke and Eve in JD Rob’s Series.

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  482. Kathy11016 says:

    I enjoy reading historical fiction and frequently choose
    a mystery. I am currently reading author Jacqueline Winspear’s Maisie Dobbs series set in the period following
    WW1 and leading up to WW2- a single woman who
    investigates during the depression era.
    I would have to say my favorite historical fiction is
    Gone With the Wind, I have read the book a couple times. I’m fascinated by tough woman in war time theme

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  483. Annamarie Dodge says:

    this sounds like a fantastic book, I would love to have the chance to read it

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    • Annamarie Dodge says:

      sorry i didnt answer the whole comment/question, one of my favourite love stories is “somewhere in time”

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      • Judy Dixon Gabaldon says:

        The movie was “Somewhere in Time” but if you’re like me, you’ll love the book it was based on even more, “Bid Time Return” by Richard Matheson. (On second thought, maybe the newer editions of the book are renamed the same as the movie.) The movie music was beautiful, but I thought Christopher Reeve was miscast as the hero. Jane made a very good heroine. One reason I didn’t like the movie was because it was set in Michigan instead of California (Hotel del Coronado) which the book described in detail. But it was a fantastic love story that had me enthralled.

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  484. dbande7th says:

    Can’t think of a book but my favorite love story is a movie from the 50’s “Love is a many splendored thing”

    Darla

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  485. Janet says:

    My favorite love story is the one between Jamie and Claire Fraser that Diana Gabaldon tells in her Outlander series.

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    • Jane Hardin says:

      HI Janet,
      I loved that series as well!! I have read them all!!
      Jane

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      • Theresa Gerrond says:

        Great series…I read the first couple, then listened to the rest. The reader does so great with all the accents and characters. When one can read such huge books and not want them to be over and can’t wait for the next one, it is a great love story!! The love story of the daughter in the later books is interesting too, but not as hot!!

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  486. Colleen says:

    My favorite love story is from the movie Casablanca with Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. They love each other but cannot be together and he lets her go for a greater cause.

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