Books about Dating

  1. Modern Romance

    by Aziz Ansari
    A humorous exploration of contemporary love, using the latest research and personal anecdotes.

    At some point, every one of us embarks on a journey to find love. We meet people, date, get into and out of relationships, all with the hope of finding someone with whom we share a deep connection. ... (Goodreads)

  2. Tangled

    by Emma Chase
    A journey of self-discovery and redemption, as a couple navigates their complicated relationship.

    In, New York Times, bestselling author Emma Chase’s sizzling and hilarious debut novel, Drew Evans—gorgeous, arrogant, irreverent, and irresistibly charming—meets his match in new colleague Kate ... (Barnes & Noble)

  3. The Trouble With Valentine's Day

    by Rachel Gibson
    A romantic comedy about a woman's attempt to find true love in the midst of chaotic Valentine's Day.

    Dumped by her boyfriend, stressed out by her job, Kate Hamilton needs to regroup and get back some self-esteem. She moves from the bright lights of Las Vegas to the wilderness of Gospel, Idaho for ... (Goodreads)

  4. Anyone But You

    by Jennifer Crusie
    A romantic comedy about two opposites who must learn to compromise and accept each other.

    For Nina Askew, turning forty means freedom–from the ex-husband, freedom from their stuffy suburban home, freedom to focus on what she wants for a change. And what she wants is something her ex ... (Goodreads)

  5. Mad About the Boy

    by Helen Fielding
    A young woman follows her heart and learns the power of love.

    Move over, Bridget Jones’s diary: She’s back, and this time she’s texting and tweeting. . . Fourteen years after landing Mark Darcy, Bridget’s life has taken her places she never expected. But ... (Goodreads)

  6. Bridget Jones's Diary

    by Helen Fielding
    A woman's comedic journey of self-discovery, navigating the pitfalls of modern dating.

    The plot is focused on Bridget's love life. She worries on a regular basis about dying without someone and going on to be eaten by dogs when her singleness causes her death not to be discovered ... (Wikipedia)

  7. The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists

    by Neil Strauss
    Journey of a journalist exploring the world of "pickup artists" and the seduction techniques they use.

    Hidden somewhere, in nearly every major city in the world, is an underground seduction lair. And in these lairs, men trade the most devastatingly effective techniques ever invented to charm women. ... (Goodreads)

  8. The Sum of All Kisses

    by Julia Quinn
    A historical romance novel about two people who initially dislike each other but eventually fall in love.

    He thinks she's an annoying know-it-all... Hugh Prentice has never had patience for dramatic females, and if Lady Sarah Pleinsworth has ever been acquainted with the words shy or retiring, she's long ... (Goodreads)

  9. Love Bites

    by Lynsay Sands
    A forbidden love story between a vampire and a human, testing the boundaries of destiny.

    True Love: Good From The First Bite... Etienne Argeneau's three hundred years of bachelorhood were at an end. Either that, or he'd be forever alone. He could only "turn" one human in his lifetime, ... (Goodreads)

  10. Manhunting

    by Jennifer Crusie
    A humorous romance novel about a woman who goes on a manhunting spree to find the perfect man.

    Kate Svenson may be a dynamite businesswoman—but after three failed engagements, she's decided she's hopeless at romance. What she needs is a Business Plan to help her find Mr. Right. The Cabins ... (Barnes & Noble)

  11. I Kissed Dating Goodbye: A New Attitude Toward Relationships and Romance

    by Joshua Harris
    A manifesto for a new approach to dating and relationships, emphasizing purity, intentionality, and faith.

    Joshua Harris's first book, written when he was only 21, turned the Christian singles scene upside down...and people are still talking. More than 800,000 copies later,, I Kissed Dating Goodbye, with ... (Barnes & Noble)

  12. Assholes Finish First

    by Tucker Max
    A comedic exploration of modern dating and relationships.

    From the Tucker Max website: What do you do when you've become rich and famous for writing a #1 best-selling book about your drunken, sexual misadventures? I'll tell you what I do: I write another ... (Goodreads)

  13. Sex, Lies, and Online Dating

    by Rachel Gibson
    A woman's journey of love, heartbreak, and growth while navigating the online dating world.

    SEX... What is it about men anyway? Bad cars, bad jobs, even bad teeth – nothing convinces them that they can't snare a Size Two Babe with a D-cup chest. And after way too many internet dates with ... (Goodreads)

  14. Bet Me

    by Jennifer Crusie
    A romantic comedy of two unlikely people thrown together, learning to trust and love each other.

    The novel begin as the heroine, Minerva "Min" Dobbs, a chubby, 33-year-old actuary, is dumped by her boyfriend, David. He is upset that she has refused to have sex with him; she's irritated that she ... (Wikipedia)

  15. Love Irresistibly

    by Julie James
    A successful businesswoman and a charming FBI agent navigate their attraction while working together on a high-profile case.

    HE’S USED TO GETTING WHAT HE WANTS… A former football star and one of Chicago’s top prosecutors, Assistant U.S. Attorney Cade Morgan will do anything to nail a corrupt state senator, which means he ... (Goodreads)

  16. My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands

    by Chelsea Handler
    A humorous collection of stories about one woman's many misadventures with dating.

    You've either done it or know someone who has: the one-night stand, the familiar outcome of a night spent at a bar, sometimes the sole payoff for your friend's irritating wedding, or the only relief ... (Goodreads)

  17. The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.

    by Adelle Waldman
    Follow the romantic pursuits of a young, intellectual writer in Brooklyn as he navigates love, sex, and relationships.

    The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. focuses on the titular character, Nathaniel Piven, the "product of a postfeminist, 1980s childhood and politically correct, 1990s college education." ,, The New York ... (Wikipedia)

  18. He's Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys

    by Greg Behrendt
    Understanding the complexities of men's behavior and motivations in romantic relationships.

    Everyone can use a daily wake-up call. Now in bite-size mantras, the abridged empathetic wit and wisdom of the number one New York Times bestseller He's Just Not That Into You will recharge and ... (Goodreads)

  19. You Had Me At Hello

    by Mhairi McFarlane
    Reunited after ten years, two former lovers must confront their past and decide if they have a future together.

    What happens when the one that got away comes back? Find out in this sparkling debut from Mhairi McFarlane. ‘Think of the great duos of history. We're just like them.’ ‘You mean like Kylie and Jason? ... (Barnes & Noble)

  20. On the Way to the Wedding

    by Julia Quinn
    A love story of two people in a whirlwind romance, exploring the depths of their relationship.

    The hero of the novel is Gregory Bridgerton, the youngest male and last unmarried sibling in the Bridgerton family. After catching a glimpse of the "breathtakingly perfect curve of her neck" at a ... (Wikipedia)

  21. Beautiful Player

    by Christina Lauren
    A young woman falls for her friend's older brother, a successful businessman who helps her explore her wild side.

    In the third book in the Beautiful Bastard series, an agreement between a venture capitalist and a bookish woman quickly becomes a very NSFW version of, My Fair Lady,. A bombshell bookworm. A chronic ... (Barnes & Noble)

  22. Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment

    by Steve Harvey
    A guide to understanding men and their needs in relationships.

    “Harvey offers surprising insights into the male mentality and gives women strategies for taming that unruly beast.” — Philadelphia Inquirer “Women should listen to Steve Harvey when it comes to what ... (Goodreads)

  23. I Suck at Girls

    by Justin Halpern
    A humorous and honest account of a young man's awkward and often hilarious attempts to navigate the world of dating and relationships.

    "Growing up, every time I saw a men's magazine cover that had a headline about '73 Ways to Please Your Girlfriend', all I could think was 'I'm good with one; just tell me one way to please her. Also, ... (Goodreads)

  24. Sizzling

    by Susan Mallery
    Chef's life gets complicated when she falls for her boss's son. Can she balance love and career?

    A spiteful article about the former pitcher and current playboy questions his talent in the bedroom. And the newspaper's just the first bad news. Reid's grandmother Gloria's broken hip means she ... (Barnes & Noble)

  25. Simply Irresistible

    by Jill Shalvis
    A small-town chef and a big-city businessman clash in this steamy romance novel filled with humor and heart.

    From the, New York Times, bestselling author of the, Lost and Found Sisters, comes a heart-warming and funny story about family, friendship, and love.,In one fell swoop, Maddie loses her boyfriend ... (Barnes & Noble)

  26. How to Fall in Love

    by Cecelia Ahern
    A disillusioned woman hires a man to teach her how to fall in love, but ends up learning more about herself than she expected.

    She has just two weeks. Two weeks to teach him how to fall in love – with his own life. Adam Basil and Christine Rose are thrown together late one night, when Christine is crossing the Halfpenny ... (Goodreads)

  27. Models: Attract Women Through Honesty

    by Mark Manson
    A guide to attracting women through honesty, vulnerability, and authenticity, rather than manipulation or deceit.

    Models is the first book ever written on seduction as an emotional process rather than a logical one, a process of connecting with women rather than impressing them. It's the most mature and honest ... (Barnes & Noble)

  28. He Loves Lucy

    by Susan Donovan
    A romance novel about a tough-talking TV producer and a former football player turned actor.

    Marketing exec Lucy Cunningham is thrilled when her firm lands The Palm Club account. The campaign concept for Miami's hottest fitness club was Lucy's idea: take one fitness-challenged woman, put her ... (Barnes & Noble)

  29. The Hook Up

    by Kristen Callihan
    College football star and shy girl navigate a steamy, secret relationship. But can they handle the pressure of their public personas?

    USA TODAY BEST-SELLING BOOK The rules: no kissing on the mouth, no staying the night, no telling anyone, and above all... No falling in love Anna Jones just wants to finish college and figure out her ... (Barnes & Noble)

  30. Faking It

    by Jennifer Crusie
    Two con artists team up to pull off a fake art scam, but their fake relationship turns into something real.

    LOVE AND DECEPTION HAVE A LOT IN COMMON. Meet the Goodnights, a respectable family who run a respectable art gallery-and have for generations. There's Gwen, the matriarch who likes to escape reality, ... (Goodreads)

  31. Girl Walks Into a Bar...: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife Miracle

    by Rachel Dratch
    Actress Rachel Dratch shares humorous anecdotes about her life, including dating mishaps and unexpected motherhood.

    The former, SNL, star recounts the adventures and unexpected joy of dating and becoming a mom when she least expected it—at the age of forty-four. Anyone who saw an episode of Saturday Night Live ... (Barnes & Noble)

  32. Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang

    by Chelsea Handler
    A comical look at life and relationships, as seen through the eyes of Chelsea Handler.

    The hilarious new book from the star of Chelsea Lately and the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea. Get ready for big laughs as Chelsea Handler lets loose ... (Goodreads)

  33. The Last Girlfriend on Earth: And Other Love Stories

    by Simon Rich
    A collection of humorous and absurd short stories about love and relationships, featuring everything from a boy who falls in love with his own girlfriend to a man who dates a troll.

    In Center of the Universe , God struggles to balance the demands of his career with the needs of his long-term girlfriend. In Magical Mr. Goat , a young girl's imaginary friend yearns to become "more ... (Goodreads)

  34. It Happened One Wedding

    by Julie James
    A high-powered lawyer and a charming private investigator fake a relationship to solve a case, but end up falling for each other.

    SHE KNOWS BETTER THAN TO SAY “I DO” After a humiliating end to her engagement, investment banker Sidney Sinclair is done with commitment-phobic men. But when her sister winds up engaged after a ... (Goodreads)

  35. Girls' Night In

    by Lauren Henderson
    Four friends reunite for a weekend of wine, gossip, and secrets. But their pasts and present collide, leading to unexpected revelations.

    21 TALES FROM THE HOTTEST FEMALE WRITERS In this must-have short-story collection, Jennifer Weiner revisits on of her Good in Bed characters (and tells the story from, ahem, his point of view), Jill ... (Goodreads)

  36. The Little Lady Agency

    by Hester Browne
    Melissa transforms from a shy girl to a confident woman, running a secret agency that helps men improve their lives.

    Hester Browne created a unique heroine in Melissa Romney-Jones a.k.a. Honey, London's ultimate freelance girlfriend, who won the hearts of readers on both sides of the Atlantic in her "charming and ... (Barnes & Noble)

  37. Cocktails for Three

    by Madeleine Wickham
    Three women, each with a secret, meet monthly for cocktails. As their lives unravel, they must confront their secrets and support each other.

    Madeleine Wickham, who writes the internationally bestselling Shopaholic series as Sophie Kinsella, has penned an irresistibly dishy and entertaining novel about three savvy young women and the ... (Goodreads)

  38. The Course of True Love [and First Dates]

    by Cassandra Clare
    A collection of short stories about love, heartbreak, and the ups and downs of first dates.

    Magnus Bane and Alec Lightwood might fall in love—but first they have a first date. When Magnus Bane, warlock, meets Alec Lightwood, Shadowhunter, sparks fly. And what happens on their first date ... (Goodreads)

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