Happy Singles Awareness Day! For all of us singletons, this is a day to celebrate love in all its forms: between friends, between family, with our pets, and with ourselves. We here at Off the Shelf especially love books so we’ve decided to celebrate by sharing 9 of our favorites that share titles with this very important holiday.
Delicately wrenching, mourning and memory, the story of a spouse, newly alone, and the uncertain life now before him. - Scott O'Connor
For your feminist friends
Rebecca Traister offers a comprehensive study of the power of independent women in America through the fascinating history of unmarried women and their lasting, radical effect on the nation.
Comedian and former Mormon Elna Baker writes about her attempt to find love in a city full of strangers and see if she can steer clear of temptation and just get by on God. This heartfelt and unabashedly funny debut is loaded with the same charm we adore in her Moth stories.
Read with a Cosmo
THE SINGLES GAME is a dishy tell-all novel about Charlotte, a beautiful tennis prodigy who is suddenly thrust into a very glamorous world—one where copious cosmos are surely available. But as she starts to make headlines in her new life of celebrity stylists, private parties, mega-yachts, and secret dates with Hollywood royalty, Charlotte has to decide how much she is willing to change in order to reach her goals on the court.
This charming, soul-touching novel takes us deep into the heart of South Carolina’s Lowcountry, where three middle-aged women are bonded by a friend’s death. Poignant and witty, this emotionally resonant novel illuminates the sustaining power of friendship.