Flowers and chocolate are sweet, sure, but if you鈥檙e constantly finding your Valentine with their nose in a new book, gift them something they can enjoy way past the petals falling off or the box left empty. This Valentine鈥檚 Day, you can tell your love just how much you care without having to say a single thing, thanks to these books. From dramatic and serious to cute and whimsical, we鈥檝e got a title for every kind reader, at every stage of their relationship!

1. Until I Find You by John Irving ($14): Here鈥檚 a sweeping, wandering novel that takes you on actor Jack Burns鈥檚 adventurous life story. His various relationships with women 鈥 from his mother and Catholic school girls to his great love 鈥 propel the funny and sweet saga of Burns鈥檚 life in an evocative and charming way.


2. The Time Traveler鈥檚 Wife by Audrey Niffenegger ($10): The ultimate modern romance novel, this is a must-read for men and women alike (chick lit, this is not!). The sci-fi, time-traveling slant helps keep it from getting too sappy, while Niffengger鈥檚 incredible character development will draw you immediately into Clare and Henry鈥檚 love story. Plus, the accompanying movie with Rachel McAdams and Eric Bana is a perfect date night movie idea.

3. A Moveable Feast by Earnest Hemingway ($10): Your boo is sure to fall head over heels for Hemingway鈥檚 recollections of his time as a writer young and in love in 1920s Paris. He makes the idea of a 鈥渟tarving artist鈥 seem like the most romantic thing in the world. Who knows鈥aybe you鈥檒l get a trip to the City of Lights out of the gift!


4. Letters to My Love by Lea Redmond ($15): The romance of the written word is not dead with this super cute booklet full of letter prompts for you to fill out for your special someone. Take the time to write the letters, seal them in their accompanying envelopes and let your love read them at their leisure. 鈥淚 knew you were the one for me when鈥︹ and 鈥淲hat I love about us鈥︹ missives will make both of you feel crazy-in-love all over again.


5. Me, You, Us by Lisa Currie ($15): If you鈥檇 rather fill out something sweet together, this love-centric workbook from Lisa Currie is just the thing. There鈥檚 a place to draw matching tattoos, lists to fill out (鈥渞easons why we鈥檇 stay up late together鈥) and places to recount precious memories. If you鈥檙e planning on staying in this Valentine鈥檚 Day, this cute book is a perfect way to cozy up!

6. I Love You! Around the World by Lisa Swerling and Ralph Lazar ($20): If saying it in English just doesn鈥檛 fully express how much you love your boo, go ahead and gift them this book from Lisa Swerling and Ralph Lazar for Valentine鈥檚 Day.


7. What I Love About Us ($10): With quick, cute prompts on each page: 鈥淲e鈥檙e awesome at鈥︹, 鈥淲e do鈥.best鈥 and 鈥淚 love it when we 鈥,鈥 you get to personalize your Valentine to be as sweet or silly as you want. It鈥檚 a fun swap for a traditional card that you鈥檒l both want to revisit for years to come.


8. Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed ($10): This book of advice will no doubt inspire and captivate your Valentine. It鈥檚 full of funny, insightful and useful advice on how to love and live authentically and whole-heartedly.

9. My Life in France by Julia Child ($10): Once you gift Julia Child鈥檚 memoir of her time learning to cook in Paris to your love, be prepared to board a plane to France ASAP. Child makes both cooking and Paris seem like magical pursuits, and her deep love and commitment to her husband Paul will melt even the most cynical of hearts.


10. Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff ($17): This novel from Lauren Groff has gotten serious buzz over the past year, and for good reason: It鈥檚 a thoughtful, poignant and incisive look into what it means to really know someone. Unconditional love, secrets, marriage and personal fulfillment all come into play during the course of Mathilde and Lotto鈥檚 life-long love story. It鈥檚 sure to be one of the most stirring stories your Valentine will read all year.


11. Modern聽Romance by Aziz Ansari ($18): If you and your boo met on Tinder and communicate mostly through text messaging, Aziz Ansari鈥檚 playful, thoughtful look into dating in the Millennial age is definitely a must-read this Valentine鈥檚 Day. Ansari worked with a psychologist to demystify dating, and he approaches the subject with a real affection and sincerity that鈥檚 impossible not to relate to.

Tweet us @BritandCo and let us know what book you鈥檇 most like to receive for Valentine鈥檚 Day!

Share one of these lovey-dovey books with your significant other this Valentine's Day.