Wedding Books to Read Before Your Big Day

Summer is fastly approaching. The warm weather brings tons of time to lounge and relax with a good book. If you’re engaged this is the perfect time to add a few wedding or marriage books to your summer must-read list. Here are few books you should read before saying “I do.”

Committed: A Love Story by Elizabeth Gilbert

A memoir by the author of the best-selling book Eat, Pray, Love. Brides who are interested in learning more about marriage would love this book.The author covers everything you might worry about before making a big commitment: what marriage is and what is not, and why it sometimes works and why it sometimes doesn’t.

The Bride-to-Be Book by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

This book was made as a journal for brides that want to keepsake all the little moments from proposal to leading up to and including the big day. Inside the book you can record the stories behind your engagement, finding the dress, the parties, etc… Brides that love scrapbooking will love how it’s filled with insightful prompts, envelopes and other thoughtful features.

The 5 Love Languages by Gary D Chapman

One of the most popular and insightful marriage books on the market. Chapman’s book helps couples understand how to show and receive love. Each chapter has simple steps to put into practice for a healthier and mutually beneficial relationship.

The Bride’s Instruction Manual by Carrie Denny

This bridal essentials guide covers every topic –from setting the date to creating your guest list– you need to know to march down the aisle with confidence. Written by veteran wedding journalist Carrie Denny, you’ll find tons of tips and cheat sheets to keep you on track. There’s a fun version for your fiance as well called, The Groom’s Instruction Manual.

Ready to Wed by Greg Smalley and Erin Smalley

Loaded with tips on a variety of topics to guide and advice soon-to-be-newlyweds. It also discusses 12 Traits of a thriving marriage. The book is divided in two sections: one covers how to prepare for marriage and the other how to manage conflict in a healthy way.