The All About Romance site just revealed the results of its Top 100 Romances (of all time!), and it is topped by Loretta Chase's Lord of Scoundrels, with many other familiar names—Lisa Kleypas, Diana Gabaldon, Mary Balogh, and more—also in the top.
Of course any kind of list invites discussion, but rather than debate what should or should not have been included, let's discuss what element makes a book an all-time rather than a transitory favorite. Of your favorite books read this year, do you think any of them will remain your favorite of all-time? If so, which ones, and why?