>Want a book that says, “Be mine” (or maybe just “BFF”)? Here, irresistible new titles that range from the whimsical to the extravagantly romantic. (Don’t forget the Godivas.)
LOVE POETRY OUT LOUD edited by Robert Alden Rubin This wildly diverse selection includes William Blake, Dorothy Parker and DJ Renegade.
MR. WRONG edited by Harriet Brown An anthology of tart, funny, cathartic essays by Jane Smiley, Marge Piercy and others on the men they should have left behind.
LOVE IS A MIX TAPE by Rob Sheffield Rolling Stone contributing editor Sheffield writes a heartbreaking memoir about coping with the loss of his wife, music writer Renée Crist, who died of a pulmonary embolism at 31.
MASSAGE IN MINUTES by Grace Wilson Help loved ones learn to de-kink with this easy how-to from a master.
A LOVELY LOVE STORY by Edward Monkton Brief and charming, this tale about dinosaurs who discover the secret of enduring amour is illustrated by Monkton.
I’D RATHER EAT CHOCOLATE by Joan Sewell Even if you wouldn’t, you’ll enjoy Sewell’s engaging memoir about stoking her libido to match her husband’s.
AT HOME WITH MAGNOLIA by Allysa Torey The owner of N.Y.C.’s celeb fave Magnolia Bakery offers more than just cupcakes for pleasing your sweetie.
THE JOY OF TEXT by Kristina Grish Aimed at women who are “techno-relating,” this smart little book decodes e-mails, Blackberry messages and IMs to determine what those geeks and RckstrLovas are really saying. Brace yourself.