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Eight Fun & Flirty Books to Inspire Your
Valentine’s Day

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Romance is in the air, so we might as well embrace it! We at DLM have scoured the shelves for the most fun, insightful reads to give you a fresh look at love and all its mysteries. From the relatable world of Jane Austen, to the modern tribulations of online dating, to the cosmic wisdom of the Zodiac, our list covers all the angles.

 

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101 QUIZZES for COUPLES
by Natasha Burton

Grab a bottle of wine, curl up by the fire and get ready to have hilarious and totally revelatory conversations. No matter how long you’ve been together, Natasha Burton’s book of questions will help you get to know the one you love on a whole new level—and you’ll likely learn about yourself in the process too.

 

A MILLION FIRST DATES
by Dan Slater

Once a fringe thing, dating sites have now become the standard way most people couple up. In A Million First Dates, journalist Dan Slater sets out to uncover how online dating has changed the way we relate, as well as shaped our ideals, desires, and expectations. Whether you’ve currently got a profile up or not, you’ll be fascinated to go behind the scenes of OK Cupid, eHarmony, and Match to see how our current paradigm really works.

 

THE SCIENCE of SINGLE
by Rachel Machacek

Single at thirty-three and ready for a relationship, writer Rachel
Machacek decided to up her dating game. She began an experiment in putting herself out there as much as possible: dating websites, match making services, mixers and networking events, plus coaching and personal development work. The Science of Single is her memoir chronicling the experience, taking you along on her journey of self-discovery as she braves the big bad world of dating, and comes out stronger than ever for it.

 

A JANE AUSTEN EDUCATION
by William Deresiewicz

Whether you’ve already devoured every Austen novel or your familiarity
ends with Kiera Nightly and Colin Firth, you might enjoy a new spin on the 19th century novelist courtesy of scholar William Deresiewicz. Part memoir, part literary criticism, it’s a book that introduces you to everything the author learned from Austen through his own life stories, drawing into focus the lessons that still ring true 200 years later.

 

LOVE POEMS
by Pablo Neruda

This collection of beautiful poems is sure to spark the passion in you. One of the Chilean Nobel Laureate’s most celebrated works, Love Poems is full of sensual, earthy imagery, and sparse, powerful language. It’s a gorgeous book to have on hand whenever you want to slip into a romantic mood.

 

The LOVER’S DICTIONARY, A NOVEL
by David Levithan

Through a series of poignant dictionary entries, this unique
novel tells the story of a couple in New York City, inviting you to uncover the full arc of their relationship piece-by-piece. David writes concisely and honestly, sometimes wrenching your heart, sometimes showcasing the mundane, intimate details of living as a couple.

 

The WORLD BOOK of LOVE
by Leo Bormans

After the success of his World Book of Happiness, Editor Leo Bormans set out to create a meaningful conversation around another great intangible: love. This eye-opening book gathers scientific research and insights from over 100 researchers in 50 countries who all explain their unique perspectives on what love means, how it works, and how we might best navigate the complexities and nuances of romance.

 

ASTRO TWINS’ LOVE ZODIAC
by Tali & Ophira Edut

From Astrologers to the stars Tali and Ophira Edut comes the ultimate
guide to decoding your relationships based on the Zodiac. With their signature fresh, positive spin, the Astro Twins have broken down every possible match, giving you a complete understanding of the energies that shape your love life.

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Already devoured any of the books on this list? Tell us what you think in the comments, and don’t forget to share your own recommendations so we might learn a thing or two from you!

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