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Valentine's Day (Books To Fall in Love With) Books to Fall in Love With 2013

The countdown to February 14th is on! And we're spreading the love with our Valentine's Day contest and feature. From now through February 11th, readers will have the chance to win one of our five Valentine's Day prize packages, which includes one copy of each of our featured books and a Story Crush coffee mug, heart-shaped peeps and some Dove chocolates.

To enter, fill out the form below and answer the following question by Monday, February 11th at noon ET.

What character from a book would you want to share a Valentine moment with?

Our featured Valentine’s Day titles are:

- SPLINTERED by A.G. Howard
- CATHERINE by April Lindner
- NOBODY BUT US by Kristin Halbrook
- CITY OF A THOUSAND DOLLS by Miriam Forster
- THE MADMAN'S DAUGHTER by Megan Shepherd
- UNEARTHLY by Cynthia Hand
- THE DARK UNWINDING by Sharon Cameron
- TAKE A BOW by Elizabeth Eulberg
- KISS ME AGAIN by Rachel Vail

Unearthly by Cynthia Hand - Urban Fantasy/Paranormal Romance


Clara Gardner has recently learned that she’s part angel, and she has to figure out what she was put on this earth to do. Her visions of a raging forest fire lead her to a new school and an intense love triangle, but her elusive destiny awaits her.

Take a Bow by Elizabeth Eulberg - Romance


For Emme, Sophie, Ethan, and Carter, seniors at a performing arts school, the Senior Showcase recital is a huge opportunity to appeal to colleges, dance academies, and professionals in show business. But more than just their careers are on the line.

Catherine by April Lindner - Romance


Catherine is tired of struggling musicians befriending her just so they can get a gig at her Dad's famous Manhattan club, but then she meets mysterious Hence, an unbelievably passionate and talented musician on the brink of success. Chelsea finds a letter her dad has kept from her for years --- a letter from her mom, Catherine, who didn't die: She disappeared and Chelsea sets out to look for her.

Splintered by A. G. Howard - Fantasy


Alyssa Gardner hears the whispers of bugs and flowers --- precisely the affliction that landed her mother in a mental hospital years before. This family curse stretches back to her ancestor Alice Liddell, the real-life inspiration for Lewis Carroll’s ALICE'S ADVENTURE IN WONDERLAND. Turns out, Wonderland exists and Alyssa must go there to right Alice's mistakes.

Nobody But Us by Kristin Halbrook - Romance


The only thing that Will and Zoe can count on is each other. Although Zoe's dad stole all her 15 years and taught her to be scared, and Will was abandoned, they are willing to do anything for each other, learning exactly how to along the way.

City of a Thousand Dolls by Miriam Forster - Adventure


Nisha was abandoned at the gates of the City of a Thousand Dolls when she was just a little girl. Now 16, she lives on the grounds of the isolated estate, where orphan girls apprentice as musicians, healers, courtesans and, if the rumors are true, assassins. Just as she let herself imagine a life outside the walls. Until one by one, girls around her start to die.

The Dark Unwinding by Sharon Cameron -


A spine-tingling steampunk tale of spies, intrigue and heart-racing romance.

The Madman's Daughter by Megan Shepherd -

Sixteen-year-old Juliet Moreau has built a life for herself in London --- working as a maid, attending church on Sundays, and trying not to think about the scandal that ruined her life. After all, no one ever proved the rumors about her father's gruesome experiments. But when she learns he is alive and continuing his work on a remote tropical island, she is determined to find out if the accusations are true.

Kiss Me Again by Rachel Vail - Fiction


Charlie Collins has always had a crush on Kevin Lazarus.  He is perfect, attractive...and her new stepbrother! Things were fine when Kevin was dating Charlie's friend, Tess, and she was kind of dating George, but now that they've kissed, things will never be the same. This is the sequel to the addictive novel, IF WE KISS.