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5 Must-read books for every girl who can’t stand Valentine’s Day

February 14th, 2019
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Many of us, ladies, know just how annoying it is to have to explain to our families and friends why we remain single even after all these years. As Valentine’s Day envelopes couples in love, we ‘singles’ are left with more inquiries about our quest to find the “one.”

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But in reality, there’s nothing wrong with being single. In fact, there are multiple benefits to being in a healthy and happy relationship with yourself. And to help you get through the sickening event that is the “Day of Love”, InqPOP! has rounded up 5 must-read book for every girl who’s anti-Valentine’s Day.

Check them out:

I Hate Valentine’s Day by Bennett Madison

When you’re not in the mood to see couples romantically strolling around the malls or eating heartily at restaurants, then we suggest you purchase Bennett Madison’s book immediately!

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I Hate Valentine’s Day is a book that contains a myriad of funny and relatable tips to avoid the frills of the holiday. It’s a casual, light read that is sure to keep you smiling all throughout the day.

Buy a copy of the book here.

Stop Looking for a Husband by Marina Sbrochi

If you’re a girl who believes in the idea that you can be content and happy without a man by your side, then you’re going to love Marina Sbrochi’s Stop Looking for a Husband.

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In the book, Sbrochi debunks the myth and expectation that women need to be in a relationship to be truly happy. It’s an empowering read for any woman who chooses to prioritize other aspects of her life more than marriage.

Buy a copy of the book here.

Princess Behaving Badly by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

Many of the animated princesses we see in movies often give off unrealistic expectations on love. Princess Behaving Badly, on the other hand, ditches those “happily ever after” tropes and showcases stories from real-life princesses.

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Buy a copy of the book here.

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

Although this novel could be deemed as a depressing one, it also serves as a cautionary tale for women not to jump into a relationship that they may not be ready for. It’s a story that’ll make you glad you’re single during this season of love!  

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Buy a copy of the book here.

All the Single Ladies by Rebecca Traister

Award-winning journalist Rebecca Traister’s novel was described by Goodreads as one that’s “destined to be a classic work of social history and journalism.”

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It’s an investigative look into the history of American women and how their social and political choices shaped into the modern woman we know today.

Buy a copy of the book here.  

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