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Boyfriend Sneakily Designs Custom Romance Novel To Propose To Book-Loving Girlfriend

A man proposes to his girlfriend in a bookstore.

This boyfriend’s magical proposal was right out of a romance book — literally! Bonnie Barton, who describes herself as “an avid reader,” was blown away by the way her partner, Chris, popped the question. He arranged for the special moment to take place at the couple’s favorite bookstore. While this was pretty thoughtful in itself, it was nothing compared to surprise that was waiting there!

Standing on a display shelf was a book cover that Bonnie’s boyfriend had designed especially for the proposal! Titled, Marry Me, Mon Cutie, the thick tome featured a custom illustration of the couple walking together. When the woman opened the book, there were no words inside — just a beautiful engagement ring!

There was one more incredibly special touch on the back cover, though. Loved ones had written their endorsements and best wishes to the happy couple in a heartwarming “advance praise” section! Underneath that, there was a photo of Bonnie and Chris, where they were listed as the authors of the love story. A short bio of their relationship recalled how they met.

This might be the most romantic proposal ever!

Bonnie couldn’t have been more touched by this stunning, book-themed proposal. She shared the sweetest video of the romantic moment on social media. Everyone in the bookstore applauded for the engaged couple!

“The most special proposal for a book lover like me, from the man of my dreams,” read the bride-to-be’s caption. “I cannot wait to marry my best friend!!”

A man proposes to his girlfriend in a bookstore.
Screengrab from Instagram

Even commenters were swept off their feet by this grand gesture.

“This is the MOST romantic proposal I’ve ever seen!” one user wrote. “He nailed it!”

Another added, “Now that is a lot of effort, girl you’re living the romance novel dream!!!”

There’s pretty much no better way to plan a proposal for a book lover than this creative scheme. We wish Bonnie and Chris all the best as they begin to make arrangments for their wedding. No doubt they’ll include a few nods to their mutual love of literature!

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