The history of Saint Valentine isn’t perfectly recorded. We know that Valentine of Rome was a bishop who was martyred in 269 and was added to the calendar of saints…
“You can’t judge a book by its cover,” as the old saying goes. You can’t judge a book by its pages anymore, either. Books are no longer limited to printed page. They’re oral and visual to conform with our fast-paced, ever-demanding lifestyles. Slip an Audiobook into your CD player; plug your earbuds into your Smartphone and choose a book from Audible.com to listen to while you jog, or access it from Apple CarPlay™ or Android Auto™ while you drive. If you’re a film buff, watch any number of books adapted into a major motion picture or television. Here are some of ours, which make perfect Valentine’s Day viewing.
Valentine’s Day is the solstice of the season of love and the aspiration for a perfect date night. However, do heart-shaped boxes of chocolate and bouquets of red roses inspire the same sense of epic love that romance novelists write about? Those of us who are busy scripting our personal love stories or waiting to begin our own next chapter need look no further for the spirit of romance in the pages of a romance novel. Here are two of our favorites.