10 Great Reads for Wannabe Love Warriors

love-warriorWhen Elizabeth Gilbert, Brené Brown, and Oprah are all raving about the same book, you know it’s going to be hot. So it’s no surprise that Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton is burning up the bestseller charts right now. And what’s not to love? The author describes her book as being “about shameless sex, God, food, drugs, porn and tenderness—and how the dirt and the divine are so often inseparable.” Readers who enjoy women’s tales of self-discovery will appreciate these empowering reads.

 

eat-pray-love Eat, Pray, Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert

Girl Meets God: On the Path to a Spiritual Life, by Lauren F. Winner

 My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life, by Ruth Reichl

A Round-Heeled Woman: My Late-Life Adventures in Sex and Romance, by Jane Juska

 She Got Up Off the Couch: And Other Heroic Acts from Mooreland, Indiana, by Haven Kimmel

Slow Love: How I Lost My Job, Put on My Pajamas & Found Happiness, by Dominique Browning

stillStill: Notes on a Mid-Faith Crisis, by Lauren F. Winner

Tales of a Female Nomad: Living at Large in the World, by Rita Golden Gelman

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, by Cheryl Strayed

A Year by the Sea, by Joan Anderson

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Karen Kleckner Keefe is the director of the Hinsdale (IL) Public Library, a Booklist reviewer, and one of Library Journal's 2009 "Movers and Shakers." Follow her on Twitter at @KarenKleckner.

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