Without knowing what else to do with his life, John, an irate rebel, quit school and enlisted in the Army. That is, until he meets Savannah, the girl of his dreams. Their initial attraction swiftly develops into the kind of love that makes John want to marry Savannah and Savannah want to wait for him to finish his tour of duty.
However, 9/11 causes a revolution.
Here are our personal top picks of other good romance books like Dear John that will surely get you hooked. Hope you’ll find a good fit to your taste!
(1)The Good Fight
Meredith McKenzie is destined for the best of everything since she is the daughter and granddaughter of well-known Manhattan attorneys: top schools, exclusive social circles, and the ideal marriage. Meredith grows up in Germany while seeing her father try Nazi war criminals at the Nuremberg trials. She witnesses the struggle between good and evil firsthand. She starts out on her own after her family relocates back to the United States, swimming against the current and being inspired by her liberal, free-thinking grandfather. She is determined to become a lawyer in spite of her conventional, conservative father’s opposition.
Author: Danielle Steel
A quiet place to hide is all that thirty-one-year-old Jamie needs to get through the painful period that follows her divorce. MIDNIGHT MUSIC – But her attractive upstairs neighbor’s raucous lifestyle keeps getting in the way. Will Montgomery is a musician who appears to be most inspired around midnight. HELLO, BABY: Just as Jamie starts to appreciate Will’s attention and regain her lost self-confidence, a baby is unexpectedly born and everything changes. Will’s ex-girlfriend, who is embarking on a tour, abandons her three-month-old child in order to exact revenge. PROMISES: Will asks Jamie for assistance, but she is aware that she shouldn’t become involved in his issues.
Author: Elizabeth Smith
When my best friend passes away, I put my own sorrow aside to support his expectant wife. I somehow started to feel affection for Scarlett Gilbert after swearing to protect her and her child and after taking her in my arms. I have the right to question my feelings.
Author: Andrea Johnston
(4) Forever My Girl
When I told her I was leaving that day, I broke both of our hearts. I was a child. Though I chose wisely for me, I chose poorly for us. Although I put my heart and soul into my music, I never forgot about her. Her fragrance and grin.
Author: Heidi McLaughlin
(5) If I Stay
In the blink of an eye everything changes. Seventeen year-old Mia has no memory of the accident; she can only recall what happened afterwards, watching her own damaged body being taken from the wreck. Little by little she struggles to put together the pieces- to figure out what she has lost, what she has left, and the very difficult choice she must make. Heartwrenchingly beautiful, this will change the way you look at life, love, and family. Now a major motion picture starring Chloe Grace Moretz, Mia’s story will stay with you for a long, long time.
Author: Gayle Forman
Best Books to Read Like Dear John
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