Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Top Ten Tuesday: Best Romances

Reader, this was a tough one. So tough that I couldn't get ten. I felt like we had already done favorite couples, or couples that would be good in real life, or something with couples. However, since I missed last weeks TTT (I was confined to my bedchamber with a serious case of the spins: I had severe vertigo) and since it's almost Valentine's Day I figured I'd go ahead and throw out 7 literary romances that stuck with me.

10. Scarlett and Rhett from Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell

9. Heathcliffe and Cathy from Wuthering Heights by
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8. Darcy and Elizabeth from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
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7. Romeo and Juliet from Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

6. Heloise and Abelard from The Letters of Abelard and Heloise by Peter Abelard (and also from real life!)

"Abelardus and Heloise Surprised by Master Fulbert" by Jean Vignaud

5. Anna and Vronsky from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

4. Jamie and Claire from The Outlander Series by Diana Gabaldon
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Happy Valentine's Day, well, on Thursday, Reader! I hope that you are able to celebrate with a loved one whether it be family or friend. As for me, I think I may be forced into chaperoning a school dance instead of celebrating with my own loved ones, but that's just one of the many joys of working in public education! Hopefully I'll be able to have a nice Valentine's weekend since that is also Geoffrey's birthday weekend. I've got a few ideas planned but we shall see. Happy Valentine's Day Thursday and Happy Lincoln's Birthday today!


  1. I didn't do this weeks Top Ten post but if I had Jamie and Claire so would have been on there. :D I'm so ashamed at the others on your list that I have yet to read (Gone with the Wind, Wuthering Heights, Anna Karenina..) Yeah. Fail. Great list though. :)

  2. I'm with Bonnie ^^^ I'm ashamed at my lack of reading the classics. That's why I joined the Classics Club though so maybe I'll get around to them! I did read Wuthering Heights,it was not my favorite!