14 Best Valentine Reads for Singles

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Do we hear some prayer of thanks because finally, Feb 14 is over! At least for the rest of the love month, there won’t be anyone bugging to ask the single like you, how you’re gonna spend Valentine’s day. Oh, they might ask what you did – and we think here’s a perfect answer: I finished reading <insert the perfect book for singles on Valentine>. To be fully convincing with your answer, it helps to know what that book is about. So check out our selected titles – 14 Valentine’s Day Books for Singles. Let’s start with our epic favorite:

 

#1: Lakompake! Ang Babaeng Bukod na Pinagpala sa Lahat

Lakompake! Ang Babaeng Bukod na Pinagpala sa Lahat
Lakompake! Ang Babaeng Bukod na Pinagpala sa Lahat, Order for only ₱175

Come to think of it, you do not need anyone to complete you on Valentine’s day. So you could be that – Ang Babaeng Bukod na Pinagpala sa Lahat! We love Senyora no matter what season it is, but most especially this season of hearts. She trashes out all those cheesy (and mostly idiotic) habits of any of us. A book you need if you’re hungry for some good, non-stop laughter.

Quick excerpt from Senyora:

“Lalong dadami ‘yung mga haters na nagsasabing dalawa raw ang likod ko!

My gad! As if naman nakakabawass ng ganda ‘yun! Well, hindi lang nila matanggap na nung nagsabog ng kagandahan, kaseksihan, at katalinuhan e dun lang nagpaulan sa hacienda ko. Pwe!”

#2: The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass

 

The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass
The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass, Order for only ₱395

Perfect for Valentine dating season where some singles wish they could just vanish for one day. Mandy Hale encourages the single woman not to escape single-hood. She says it is an adventure to be relished—filled with laughter, friendship, and blessings. So hope for romance, but with or without it, crank up the music and dance!

#3: It’s Not You: 27 (Wrong) Reasons You’re Single

 

It's Not You: 27 (Wrong) Reasons You're Single
It’s Not You: 27 (Wrong) Reasons You’re Single, Order for only ₱599

Not about the usual line you hear from someone breaking up with you, but this book “It’s Not You: 27(Wrong) Reasons You’re Single” is about busting the myths people say to dump the fault on you. Words like, “You’re too independent”; or “You’re too picky” – are just that: myths. Based on her column, “Modern Love”, Sara Eckel advises single people to stop self-destruction but instead be guided by their own personal wisdom and judgement to know what is right for them. She argues that there’s no one reason why you’re still single.

If you ask us, do not miss this one as it could be the best valentine reads for singles.

#4: Sa Mata Ng Mga Single

Sa Mata Ng Mga Single
Sa Mata Ng Mga Single, Order for only ₱175

Coming from the point of view of both a single male and female, this book tells the sentiments of why some people choose to be single. It is hinged on their frustration over the opposite sex’ criteria in choosing a partner. This engaging read will let you peek through the mindset of people who would rather remain single.

#5: The Fearless Single Lady

The Fearless Single Lady
The Fearless Single Lady, Order for only ₱150.

This book encapsulates why being single is courageous. It affirms that you are complete with or without a man. Happiness is not dependent on the people around us. Whether you are single by fate or by choice, celebrate it – because happiness  means you have the freedom to do the things that will make you grow.

#6: Woman’s Guide To Overcoming Depression

Woman's Guide To Overcoming Depression
Woman’s Guide To Overcoming Depression, Order for only ₱195.

Heart break, loneliness, pressure, etc. – these can all bring you down. This book offers hope. Written by professional therapists, it encourages a holistic approach of counselling, healthcare, spiritually, and medication when necessary.

#7: Wonder Woman: An Origin Story

Wonder Woman: An Origin Story
Wonder Woman: An Origin Story, Order for only ₱199.

Girl-power! This is what this book is about. It gives us the beginnings of the well-loved female super hero, Wonder Woman. She was once a young princess who left her homeland to serve as the protector of planet earth. Expect an action-packed read with this book.

#8: Troubling Love

Troubling Love
Troubling Love, Order for ₱629.

Troubling Love is about a daughter’s search for answers behind the mystery of her mother’s death. It leads to her discovery of her mother’s final days. If you’re looking for some real suspense this Valentine season, check out this book and experience a mother-daughter story. Not all love is about couples. February is also the best season to reach out to the most important people in our lives.

#9: Big Girl: A Novel

Big Girl: A Novel
Big Girl: A Novel, Order for only ₱315.

If you’re on the bigger side, this novel is delightfully for you! It’s about big-sized Victoria Dawson who hurried to get out of her family home and start her career in New York City. She fights the battle against her weight to forget all the hurts she has experienced growing up with her family. Until one day she faced a deeply upsetting betrayal, and a family confrontation lead to a turning point.

Behind Victoria is a lifetime of hurt and neglect she has tried to forget. Ahead is a challenge and a risk: to accept herself as she is, celebrate it, and claim the victories she has fought so hard for and deserves. Big girl or not, she is terrific and discovers that herself.

#10: Big Girl Panties: A Novel

Big Girl Panties: A Novel
Big Girl Panties: A Novel, Order for only ₱599.

This one is for the single mom (or widow) who’s in search of the real thing when it comes to love.

Here’s a summary of what’s inside:

Holly didn’t expect to be a widow at thirty-two. She also didn’t expect to be so big. After her husband’s death, food was the one thing she could always count on. Then she meets Logan Montgomery, a personal trainer so hot that he makes her sweat in all the right (and so embarrassingly wrong!) places. Charmed by her witty wisecracks and sharp insights, he impulsively offers to help get her back in shape.

To Logan’s (and her own) surprise, Holly turns out to be a natural in the gym, slimming down into a bona fide looker with killer curves—and a new kind of hunger. Before either of them can stop it, the easy intimacy of their training sessions leads to even more steamy workouts away from the gym.

#11: Revenge of the Girl With the Great Personality

Revenge of the Girl With the Great Personality
Revenge of the Girl With the Great Personality, Order for only ₱399.

Do you get judgement from people saying the reason why you’re still single is because you have an intimidating personality? Well here’s your revenge! Join Lexi’s game. Here’s a sneak peek of the story:

Don’t mess with a girl with a great personality.

Everybody loves Lexi. She’s popular, smart, funny…but she’s never been one of those girls, the pretty ones, who get all the attention from guys. And on top of that, her seven-year-old sister, Mackenzie, is a terror in a tiara, and part of a pageant scene where she gets praised for her beauty (with the help of fake hair and tons of makeup).

Lexi’s sick of it. She’s sick of being the girl who hears about kisses instead of getting them. She’s sick of being ignored by her longtime crush, Logan. She’s sick of being taken for granted by her pageant-obsessed mom. And she’s sick of having all her family’s money wasted on a phony pursuit of perfection.

The time has come for Lexi to step out from the sidelines. Girls without great personalities aren’t going to know what hit them. Because Lexi’s going to play the beauty game—and she’s in it to win it.

#12: On My Own Two Feet: A Modern Girl’s Guide to Personal Finance

On My Own Two Feet: A Modern Girl's Guide to Personal Finance
On My Own Two Feet: A Modern Girl’s Guide to Personal Finance, Order for only ₱585.

Being single on Valentine month can also mean spending more time with yourself. Self-love is of prime importance! So if you’re thinking of booking your dream vacation or building up funds for your dream goals, this book will be your guide! The Modern Girl’s Guide to Personal Finance is your chance to take control of your financial future!

#13: Miley Cyrus: Good Girl/Bad Girl

Miley Cyrus: Good Girl/Bad Girl
Miley Cyrus: Good Girl/Bad Girl, Order for only ₱397.50.

A little misunderstood, Miley may not be the ideal modern girl peg, but she is really making her own path in this world! Read about the fact and the fiction parts of Miley in this: Good Girl/Bad Girl take on the real Miley Cyrus, and her rise to fame.

The author’s exclusive interviews with people from Miley Cyrus’ past help separate fact from fiction, shedding a revealing light on a talent who simply thrives on scandalous publicity and is now one of the biggest stars of the decade.

#14: Becoming the Boss: New Rules for the Next Generation of Leaders

Becoming the Boss: New Rules for the Next Generation of Leaders
Becoming the Boss: New Rules for the Next Generation of Leaders, Order for only ₱695.

Do you wear the female boss hat? Now, this book is for you!

Becoming the Boss is a brisk, tech-savvy success manual filled with real-world, actionable tips from an expert. Lindsey Pollak defines what Millennial generation leadership is and draws on original research, her own experience, and interviews with you managers and entrepreneurs to share the secrets of what makes them successful leaders?and shows young professionals how to rise in their own careers.

If you’re sick of the sappy-senti side of Valentine, this power-book will definitely energize you to be the go-getter-girl!

 

So there you have it, singletons! We’ve rounded up our top valentine’s day books for singles. Who would have known you’d have lots of choices this Valentine season! Truth is, our choices abound whether you’re attached or single. The choices we make, and our attitude about life determine our own happiness. So stand up, chin up, and celebrate what life and love has to offer for the single person!

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