With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, thoughts turn to romance (or maybe the lack thereof). Yes, there is a romance section in the library and some romances are 100% that–complete with the standard cover. (We all know what they look like.) However, many books are not a single genre these days, but rather a mix and mash-up and it does seem like a lot of books have elements of romance in them. For our recommendations we were looking for an eclectic mix of books that are sweepingly romantic, whether they be considered historical fiction or young adult dystopian. We asked our reviewers and scoured our database of over 1,500 books to find romantic books (all with a ratings of 5 or less in all content categories). Here is what we came up with!