Still Me by Jojo Moyes

We adored Me Before You as both a book and a film, so we've got everything crossed for the movie sequels! Would Emilia Clarke please just reprise her role as the loveable, warm-hearted Lou in After You and Still MeStill Me sees take on a new chapter in her life, with a boyfriend in London, a good job in New York, and a person who reminds her of someone she once knew...It's the most perfect ending to this wonderful love story. The only thing better than reading it would be watching it with a giant bowl of popcorn to hand.


The Day We Met by Roxie Cooper

An Affair to Remember. Brief Encounter. Fatal Attraction. Love affairs between engaged or married people always make for complex, emotional stories and The Day We Met is no exception. Stephanie and Jamie are both happily attached, so they don't expect to fall in love when they meet one fateful weekend. But try as they might, they can't fight their connection, and you can't stop yourself from rooting for them every step of the way. Honest, funny and bound to make you cry, it's the perfect premise for a film, with no boiled bunnies in sight.

One Day in December by Josie Silver

This is our favourite will-they won't-they romance of the year! It's got everything a timeless rom com needs, starting with a heart-wrenching opening scene where Jack and Laurie lock eyes through a bus window. What follows is an emotional and problematic plot, as it later turns out that Jack is now dating Laurie's best friend. Secrets, misunderstandings, chemistry and one snowy, romantic scene with an epic kiss all lead to an ending you hope for with all your heart. It's the kind of awkwardly British love story that would make Richard Curtis proud. Move over Notting Hill. Give way, Love Actually. One Day in December would be top of our movie list.

I Too Had A Love Story by Ravinder Singh

If you believe in the magic of true love, this book is for you (and we're still wishing it'll be picked up for the big screen someday.) Ravin and Khushi meet on a dating site and fall for each other, but then life puts their love to the ultimate test. It's a true story that makes it all the more emotional, with an important life lesson that proves even if a love story doesn't have a happy ending, it doesn't make it any less powerful. Warning: it'll make you weep.

The Hypnotist's Love Story by Liane Moriarty

If you loved Big Little Lies, you'll love this other twisty tale by Liane Moriarty, and we think it should be made into a hit movie, pronto. Ellen is a hypnotherapist, and she's in love with Patrick, who strangely enough has his own stalker. But Ellen doesn't mind. She's fascinated by it, in fact. But what she doesn't know is that the stalker Saskia is posing as one of her clients, and that her obsession is on its way to crossing a line. It's totally addictive; you won't be able to look away.

Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey

Haunting and beautiful, we thought we'd throw something a little different into our wannabe movie mix. This tells the sad story of a woman losing her memory, convinced her good friend Elizabeth is missing. Merging a tragedy of her past with her present day confusion, it's sure to tug on your heart strings. We'd want Judi Dench to play Maud, the leading lady. Just sayin.

The Marriage Pact by Michelle Richmond

Gripping, edge of your seat stuff, The Marriage Pact would match the likes of Gone Girl and Girl on a Train, both brilliant films as well as books. Newlyweds Jake and Alice are invited to join a 'marriage club' which seems to involve attending glittering parties and sharing advice to keep your marriage happy. But it gradually turns into something more sinister, with punishments far beyond what either of them expected.

Twenties Girl by Sophie Kinsella 

Forget the heartbreaking scenes of Patrick Swayze in Ghost. We'd rather watch Twenties Girl, where an old relative suddenly appears to Lara even though nobody else can see or hear her. This could mean she's finally been tipped over the edge...or it could mean she's just about to have the time of her life. But if we know anything about Sophie Kinsella, we know it's going to be a laugh a minute.

Turtles All The Way Down by John Green

We adored the film almost as much as we loved the book of The Fault in Our Stars. So how could we not want to see Turtles All The Way Down adapted for the screen too? John Green's characters nestle their way into your heart, set up camp and stay there forever. Touching on emotional topics like mental health, friendship and resilience, it'll have you sobbing like mad, but somehow still loving every moment.

The Mister by E L James

Who didn't enjoy the guilty pleasure of Fifty Shades of Grey, wishing your love life involved something more exciting than your other half offering to put the kettle on? Well, all the lust, excitement and thrills are back with The Mister by E L James. A rollercoaster ride of danger and desire, it's got everything you'd want to see in a darkly romantic movie.

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