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Things get romantic this week as I discuss homoeroticism, my least favourite literary tropes and reveal who is my all-time favourite fictional couple.

Original tag by Sanne (Books and Quills) and Jean (bookishthoughts).
Q U E S T I O N S:

1. Who is your favourite literary couple?
2. What’s your Top 3 of fictional boyfriends/girlfriends?
3. What’s a romantic trope you wish people would stop using?
4. Which literary couple are actually terrible for each other?
5. Best romance book to movie adaptation?
6. What is the best book to read to your boyfriend/girlfriend?
7. Which book would you say is your favourite on a first date?
8. Best book to read after a break up?
9. What is your favourite same sex or queer couple in literature?
10. Which book would you give to someone as a symbol of your affection?

B O O K S   M E N T I O N E D:

“Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte

“The Hunger Games” trilogy by Suzanne Collins

“North & South” by Elizabeth Gaskell

“The Kingmaker’s Daughter” by Philippa Gregory

“Tess of the D’Urbervilles” by Thomas Hardy

“Gone With the Wind” by Margaret Mitchell

“Gone With the Wind” (1939)
Directors: Victor Flemming, George Cukor
Producer: David O. Selznick
Main cast: Clark Gable (Rhett Butler), Vivien Leigh (Scarlett O’Hara), Olivia De Havillard (Melanie Wilkes).

“Romeo & Juliet” by William Shakespeare
Cover: http://www.folger.edu/romeo-and-juliet

“To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” by Jenny Han
Cover: http://books.simonandschuster.com/To-All-the-Boys-Ive-Loved-Before/Jenny-Han/9781442426702

“The Mortal Instruments” series by Cassandra Clare
Cover: http://books.simonandschuster.com/City-of-Bones/Cassandra-Clare/The-Mortal-Instruments/9781416955078

“The Picture of Dorian Gray” by Oscar Wilde
Cover: http://www.penguinclassics.co.uk/books/the-picture-of-dorian-gray/9780141442464/

“The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern
Key words: love, romance, romantic fiction, mr darcy, pride and prejudice, classic romance, the white queen, aneurin barnard, titanic, rose de whitt, jack dawson, james cameron, alec lightwood, magnus bane, mr edward rochester, angel clare, tess durbeyfield, finnick odair, basil hallward, penguin classics