Top 5 Best Books like Emma


Jane Austen’s novel Emma is about teenage arrogance and the dangers of romantic misunderstandings. The novel was first published in December 1815 while the author was still alive, though its title page gives a publication date of 1816. The story takes place in the fictional village of Highbury and the surrounding estates of Hartfield, Randalls, and Donwell Abbey and concerns the relationships among people in those locations consisting of “3 or 4 families in a country village

Author: Jane Austen

Here are our personal top picks of other good romance books like Emma that will surely get you hooked. Hope you’ll find a good fit to your taste!

(1)Cannery Row

The plot of Cannery Row is not very well developed. The cannery neighborhood in Monterey, California, is home to a mix of the destitute and people who prefer not to live “up the hill” in the more respectable part of town for a variety of reasons. Rather, it is an attempt to capture the mood and characteristics of a specific region. The pace of the main plot is frequently broken by brief vignettes that introduce us to various Row residents, the bulk of whom are unrelated to the main story. The adventures of Mack and the Guys, a group of ingenious unemployed men who live in a refurbished fish-meal shanty on the coast, constantly make allusion to severe violence, including suicides, bodies, and the ferocity of nature

Author: John Steinbeck


(2)Little Women

Meg, the oldest, is about to fall in love. Jo, a tomboy who aspires to be a writer, is another. Finally, there is Amy, the youngest and most impressionable, who is always kind to others. They form the March sisters collectively. Their contagious sense of humor draws everyone into their exploits, even Laurie, the boy next door, despite the fact that they have little money, things are hard, and their father is away at war. The sisters learn that growing up can be challenging at times through their sisterly disputes as well as their happy and sorrowful moments.

Author: Louisa May Alcott 


(3)A Duchess for the Duke

Gregory Dinard, a young and inexperienced duke, needs assistance from a friend as he learns the nuances of his new position. He seeks a marriage of mutual advantage rather than a match of mutual fondness because he is unsure of his abilities and afraid to take a bet on love.

Author: Sally Britton


(4) Home for the Holly Days:

Going “Holly” Wood wasn’t what Krista Ankrom, America’s sweetheart, had in mind when she traveled to Holly Pointe, Vermont, for her yearly Christmas vacation. She’s thinking the joyful location of her childhood Christmas memories will be the ideal retreat because she’s frustrated after losing another job to a younger competitor and fears she’s walked her last runway. But how could she refuse when urged to join forces with NHL great Dustin Bellamy to save the town’s seven-day holiday festival?

Author: Cindy Kirk 


(5) The Runaway Children

The girls quickly learn that country living isn’t always idyllic as they struggle to adapt to life as evacuees. More than anything else, Nell misses her mother and brothers, but she must maintain her composure for Olive. Nell is forced to make a choice that will forever alter their life when a boy at Hackers Farm puts tiny Olive’s safety in danger.

Author: Sandy Taylor


Best Books to Read Like Emma

That was fast! I hope the above books give you the excitement to grab the book of your choice. If you find Emma interesting, the other four books will provide the same thrill!

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