Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden is a romantic historical fiction novel originally released in 1997. Set in a period prior to the clash of World War II, it explores the life of the geishas in Gion district of Kyoto, Japan. The book followed the remarkable story of how miserable little Chiyo Sakamoto turned into a renowned geisha Sayuri. How she endured the harsh treatments by her bitter rivals and the demanding training to become a geisha. Most of all how she found her first crush which turned out to be her true love, after being separated for years.
The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger is a bestselling romantic book with an exciting science-fictional fantasy idea. The novel chronicles the love story between Henry DeTamble and Clare Anne Abshire. What makes it stands out from the other love stories is Henry’s unique disposition. He is a man with peculiar genetic disorder that makes him time travel in unpredictable and sudden manner. It’s a situation that makes his artist wife Clare overwhelmed by unease and bewilderment in their relationship.
If You Could See Me Now by Cecelia Ahern (PDF) is a beautiful and romantic chick lit novel that has enchanted readers around the world. First published in U.K. (2005), it was released in the U.S. under the title Silver Lining (2006). Same as most of Ahern’s books, the novel presents a perceptive tale of a contemporary woman (Elizabeth Egan) and her struggles in the often odd modern situation.