Romantic Memoirs

Finding true love is rarely easy, but the rewards are usually worth it. These recent memoirs show how women and a few men have experienced the joys and pains of modern romance. All of these titles are located in the Adult Nonfiction section of the Library.


Anders, Gigi. Men May Come and Men May Go, But I've Still Got My Little Pink Raincoat. 2007. (818.6 A5442.me).

Baker, Elna. The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance. 2009.
(B B1674.ne).

Bard, Elizabeth. Lunch in Paris: A Love Story, with Recipes. 2010. (944.361 B).
     Also available: eBook

Browning, Dominique. Slow Love: How I Lost My Job, Put on My Pajamas & Found Happiness. 2010. (B B8852.sL).

Chupack, Cindy. The Between Boyfriends Book: A Collection of Cautiously Hopeful Essays. 2003. (306.7 C).

Cox, Jennifer. Around the World in 80 Dates. 2005. (306.73 C).

Daniels, Samantha. Matchbook: The Diary of a Modern-Day Matchmaker. 2005.
(306.83092 D).

David, Anna. Falling for Me: How I Hung Curtains, Learned to Cook, Traveled to Seville, and Fell in Love. 2011. (B D2492.fa).

Drummond, Ree. The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels To Tractor Wheels: A Love Story. 2011. (B D7957.pi).
     Also available: CD

Fraser, Laura. An Italian Affair. 2001. (306.7092 F).

Gilbert, Elizabeth. Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia. 2006. (910.4 G).
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Gurwitch, Annabelle. You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up: A Love Story. 2010.
(306.81 G).
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Harrison, Bridget. Tabloid Love: Looking For Mr. Right in All The Wrong Places.
2006. (646.77 H).

James, Eloisa. Paris in Love. 2012. (B J2768.pa).
     Also available: Large Type, eBook

Janzen, Rhoda. Does This Church Make Me Look Fat? A Mennonite Finds Faith, Meets Mr. Right, and Solves Her Lady Problems. 2012. (B J358.do).

Juska, Jane. A Round-Heeled Woman: My Late-Life Adventures in Sex and Romance. 2003. (B J9613.ro).

Kimball, Kristin. The Dirty Life: on Farming, Food, and Love. 2010. (631.584 K).
     Also available: CD

Knadler, Jessie. Rurally Screwed: My Life Off the Grid with a Cowboy I Love. 2012.
(b K673.ru).

Machacek, Rachel. The Science of Single: One Woman’s Grand Experiment in Modern Dating, Creating Chemistry, and Finding Love. 2011. (306.8153 M).

McCarthy, Jenny. Love, Lust & Faking It: The Naked Truth about Sex, Lies, and True Romance. 2010. (306.7082 M).

Melucci, Giulia. I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti. 2009. (641.5945 M).

Shapiro, Susan. Five Men Who Broke My Heart. 2004. (B S5297.fi).

Sheffield, Rob. Love Is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Time. 2007.
(781.64092 S).

Things I’ve Learned from Women Who’ve Dumped Me. 2008. (306.7081 T).

Winston, Hilary. My Boyfriend Wrote a Book about Me. 2011. (818.6 W7834.my).

Wisner, Franz. How The World Makes Love:—And What It Taught a Jilted Groom.
2009. (306.73 W).