These Choose Your Own Romance Novels Are Changing the Romance Game

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Choose Your Own Romance Novels

Gamebooks have been around for a while now. Depending on when you were born, you may have read the Choose Your Own Adventure or Give Yourself Goosebumps series as a kid. Now, they're making a comeback! Choose your own romance novels are now a fun part of the genre that are perfect for romance fans.

The great part of choose your own romance novels is that if you don't connect with a love interest, unlike with a regular book, you can always start over and pick another one! There's a lot to love about gamebooks, including the nostalgia.

Romeo and/or Juliet: A Chooseable-Path Adventure by Ryan North

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"Romeo loves Juliet. Or Rosaline. And Juliet loves Romeo. Or Viola. Or Orlando. It's Shakespeare as you've never played him before."

What's fun about Romeo and/or Juliet is, well, everything. A fun interpretation of a classic we're all familiar with, this choose your own romance novel has over a hundred different endings to read through. If you're more interested in a queer version of Romeo and Juliet, there's plenty of storylines for you! Ranging from fun to silly to awkward to weird, Romeo and/or Juliet is a delightful romance you won't get bored of anytime soon.

Lost in Austen: Create Your Own Jane Austen Adventure by Emma Campbell Webster

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Fans of Jane Austen will love Lost in Austen because it gives them the chance to step into Jane's world and experience the adventure themselves! Playing as Elizabeth Bennet, the object of this choose your own romance novel is to marry "both prudently and for love." Each choice you make will impact who you end up with, which include the love interests from all of Jane Austen's novels. The choice is up to you!

My Lady's Choosing: An Interactive Romance Novel by Kitty Curran and Larissa Zargeris

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Playing as impoverished woman living in the 18th century, My Lady's Choosing is a choose your own romance novel that has you seeking out romance and adventure. There are several romantic interests to choose from, both men and women. Something fun about My Lady's Choosing is that the different storylines intertwine, making for an exciting read.

Choose Your Own Love Story: (Mis)Adventures in Love, Lust, and Happy Endings by Ilyse Mimoun

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Pat Benatar was right when she sang that "love is battlefield." Choose Your Own Love Story: (Mis)Adventures in Love, Lust, and Happy Endings poses 50 different choices and 20 different endings. Best of all, you get a do-over if things don't go the way you'd like them to! Find the right romance for you and have a blast!

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