Who doesn’t love a good love triangle? Nothing ignites debate and discussion as much as whether a character chooses the right lover and here we’ve chosen some of our favourites from the world of books.
Katniss/Peeta/Gale – The Hunger Games
Should the fiery Katniss Everdeen have shacked up for life with baker’s boy and fellow volunteer Peeta or should she have chosen her best friend, Gale? He always looked out for her and played a significant role in the final battle against The Capitol.
Bella/Edward/Jacob – Twilight
Although it’s clear Bella Swan loved Edward Cullen with all her heart, she also formed a close bond with the kindly werewolf Jacob. Although this threatened to awake centuries-old clashes, did she make the right decision to marry – and have a baby with – the sullen vampire?
Lara Jean/Josh/Peter – To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
This book, adapted into a hugely successful Netflix film, found teenager Lara Jean getting together with both Josh and Peter as she tried to find ‘the one’. However, there were plenty of untruths bubbling under the surface of both ‘picture perfect’ relationships.
Bridget/Daniel/Mark – Bridget Jones’s Diary
Everyone loves Bridget Jones and part of the success of this book and subsequent film adaptations was surely down to the chemistry she shared with both her boss Daniel and the kindly barrister, Mark.
Mare/Cal/Maven – Red Queen (AVEY)
Mare doesn’t believe there’s much in it for her in a world that has been divided by those with red and silver blood. But then she meets Cal and Maven – and both men are smitten with her as they vie for her affections…
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