10 Books to Get You Through a Breakup

By Simon McDonald, Editorial Manager |

Breaking up isn’t easy and neither is the aftermath, but these 10 books can help: advice to get you through it, books that’ll make you laugh, and feel-good stories which will get you back on your feet and back in the game in no time.


What Was I thinkingwant_to_read_buttonHilarious and relatable, these 58 stories describe the moment when good sense and simple self-respect triumph over the human need to be loved or, at least, the need to be with a particular man.



Bridget Joneswant_to_read_buttonThe classic chick lit novel that got turned into a film is the ultimate tale of what not to do when you’re single and lonely.



Heartburnwant_to_read_buttonA sidesplitting novel about the breakup of the perfect marriage.



High Fidelitywant_to_read_buttonA book that speaks to both men and women, this is the story of Rob, who is dumped by Laura for the guy upstairs, and how he deals with the breakup.



Uswant_to_read_buttonA hilarious jaunt through the remnants of a broken marriage.



Breakupwant_to_read_buttonSome things can’t and shouldn’t be fixed, especially that loser who dumped you or forced you to dump him.



Rosie Projectwant_to_read_buttonThe find of feel-good novel everyone needs to read after a breakup, demonstrating that you don’t find love: love finds you.



Break Up Biblewant_to_read_buttonA proven three-phase process for healing from a breakup.



tHIS IS HOwant_to_read_buttonA novel that lays bare the infinite longing and inevitable weakness of the human heart, reminding us that passion always triumphs over experience, and that “the half-life of love is forever.”



An Abundance of Katherineswant_to_read_buttonWhen it comes to relationships, Colin Singletonas’s type is girls named Katherine. And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting dumped, 19 times, to be exact.

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