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Best Wedding Books to Read

Here is a list of the best Wedding books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. The Wedding: A Novel (1996)

Best Wedding Books to ReadIn her final novel, Dorothy West offers an intimate glimpse into African American middle class.  Set on bucolic Martha’s Vineyard in the 1950s, The Wedding tells the story of life in the Oval, a proud, insular community made up of the best and brightest of the East Coast’s black bourgeoisie.  Within this inner circle of “blue-vein society,” we witness the prominent Coles family gather for the wedding of the loveliest daughter, Shelby, who could have chosen from “a whole area of eligible men of the right colors and the right professions.” Instead, she has fallen in love…
Author(s): Dorothy West

2. The Budget-Savvy Wedding Planner & Organizer: Checklists, Worksheets, and Essential Tools to Plan the Perfect Wedding on a Small Budget (2018)

Best Wedding Books to ReadSay “I Do” on a budget that’s right for youIs your big day price tag giving you wedding bell blues? With the skyrocketing cost of planning a wedding, a majority of newly engaged couples find themselves opting for an intimate ceremony they can plan affordably. Whether your happy day is a low-key celebration or a lavish affair, The Budget-Savvy Wedding Planner & Organizer provides everything needed to plan a dream wedding on a realistic budget.With write-in resources and hundreds of practical tips, The Budget-Savvy Wedding Planner & Organizer provides the essential tools to plan a stress-free wedding. This fundamental…
Author(s): Jessica Bishop

3. Wedding Directing and Coordinating: A Training Manual with Challenging Stories and Scenarios (2008)

Best Wedding Books to ReadTHIS NEWLY REVISED and UPDATED edition of WEDDING DIRECTING – How to Be a Professional Wedding Director – is designed for anyone involved in planning, preparing, or presenting weddings, from the bride to the caterer to the director. This manual will take you step-by-step to becoming a knowledgeable, capable, and professional person who will make a wedding run smoothly and anxiety-free for the wedding couple….
Author(s): Elaine M. Parker

4. Look at me getting all MARRIED and shit: Wedding Planner and Organizer (2019)

Best Wedding Books to ReadLook at me, getting all MARRIED and shit. This is the perfect wedding planner for a bride and groom that swear a little and plan a lot. Getting married is wonderful and exciting, planning for it and all the sh*t that leads up it to it can be stressful. This 8.5″ x 11″ planner is 150 pages and has everything you need to plan the ceremony of your dreams! Stay organized with to-do lists and timelines that countdown from a year, nine months, six months, three months one week and the day before the BIG day! Stay on top of all the little shit that is important but can…
Author(s): Wedding Squad

5. The Wedding (2018)

Best Wedding Books to ReadAfter thirty years, Wilson Lewis is forced to face a painful truth: the romance has gone out of his marriage. His wife, Jane, has fallen out of love with him, and it is entirely his fault. Despite the shining example of his in-laws, Noah and Allie Calhoun, and their fifty-year love affair, Wilson himself is a man unable to express his true feelings. He has spent too little time at home and too much at the office, leaving the responsibility of raising their children to Jane. Now his daughter is about to marry, and his wife is thinking about leaving him. But if Wilson is sure of anything, it is this: His love for Jane has…
Author(s): Nicholas Sparks

6. The Knot Book of Wedding Lists: The Ultimate Guide to the Perfect Day, Down to the Smallest Detail (2007)

Best Wedding Books to ReadThe Knot Book of Wedding Lists distills all the great information from The Knot and crafts it into useful, organized lists that will eliminate the stress and make planning a wedding as simple as checking off boxes. Whether you’re planning for twenty or two hundred, a wedding on the beach or in a balloon, this compact guide covers all your planning details for the big day in an easy, organized format, including:• Planning timelines• Contract checklists• Vendor to-do lists • New wedding ideas• Questions to ask the site manager,…
Author(s): Carley Roney, Editors of The Knot

7. Wedding Gift (2015)

Best Wedding Books to ReadIn 1852, when prestigious Alabama plantation owner Cornelius Allen gives his daughter Clarissa’s hand in marriage, she takes with her a gift: Sarah―her slave and her half-sister. Raised by an educated mother, Clarissa is not the proper Southern belle she appears to be, with ambitions of loving whom she chooses. Sarah equally hides behind the façade of being a docile house slave as she plots to escape. Both women bring these tumultuous secrets and desires with them to their new home, igniting events that spiral into a tale beyond what you ever imagined possible. Told through…
Author(s): Marlen Suyapa Bodden

8. The Wedding (1997)

Best Wedding Books to ReadOnly a master could top the stunning success of For the Roses, and Julie Garwood has proven once again why she “attracts readers like beautiful heroines attract dashing heroes” (USA TODAY) with this joyous New York Times bestseller. Returning to the enchanting world of her classic The Bride, she brings the soaring adventure, love, and rivalry of medieval Scotland to glorious life in a delightful tale her fans will adore.Journeying from England to Scotland to wed a highlander, Lady Brenna had resigned herself to the arranged match. But when a band of fierce, painted warriors…
Author(s): Julie Garwood

9. A Wedding in December (2019)

Best Wedding Books to ReadThis funny, charming and heartwarming new Christmas novel is USA TODAY bestselling author Sarah Morgan at her festive best! In the snowy perfection of Aspen, the White family gathers for youngest daughter Rosie’s whirlwind Christmas wedding. First to arrive are the bride’s parents, Maggie and Nick. Their daughter’s marriage is a milestone they are determined to celebrate wholeheartedly, but they are hiding a huge secret of their own: they are on the brink of divorce. After living apart for the last six months, the last thing they need is to be trapped together in an…
Author(s): Sarah Morgan

10. The Summer Wedding (Married In Malibu, Book 2) (Volume 2) (2017)

Best Wedding Books to ReadTHE SUMMER WEDDING is the second book in the fun and romantic “Married in Malibu” series, a spin-off of Lucy Kevin’s New York Times bestselling “Four Weddings and a Fiasco” series. Jenn Fairhurst wants her Married in Malibu wedding cakes to be legendary. Her job baking sweet treats at the Southern California wedding venue means everything to her, even if she’s not sure that she’ll ever be able to love, or trust a man, again after going through a terrible divorce. Daniel Brooker is an award-winning photojournalist who gave up his globetrotting career to become a wedding photographer after his…
Author(s): Lucy Kevin, Bella Andre

11. A Practical Wedding Planner: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating the Wedding You Want with the Budget You’ve Got (without Losing Your Mind in the Process) (2016)

Best Wedding Books to ReadWhether you’re newly engaged or haven’t quite made anything official yet, but you know you want to spend your lives together, you’re going to need help planning your wedding. When you’re ready to take a deep breath and start, this is the book you want–need–to have. From figuring out what you really want–as opposed to what everyone else thinks you should want–to helping you keep an eye on the ceremony itself and the vows, Meg Keene, founder of, covers all the essentials. With checklists (such as flowers, food, final venue walk-through) and key spreadsheets (guest list and…
Author(s): Meg Keene

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We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some wedding books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Love, Inc.: Dating Apps, the Big White Wedding, and Chasing the Happily Neverafter

Author(s): Laurie Essig
Publisher: University of California Press, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2307698

Lucky in Love: Traditions, Customs, and Rituals to Personalize Your Wedding

Author(s): Eleni N. Gage
Publisher: Clarkson Potter, Year: 2018, Size: 36 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2296527

The Perfect Wedding Workout Look Your Best on the Big Day in Just 10 Weeks

Author(s): Michael Limmer
Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Sport, Year: 2018, Size: 12 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2303736

Wedding Storyteller, Volume 1: Elevating the Approach to Photographing Wedding Stories

Author(s): Roberto Valenzuela
Publisher: Rocky Nook, Year: 2017, Size: 35 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2123028

Wedding Calligraphy: A Guide to Beautiful Hand Lettering

Author(s): Laura Hooper, Alyssa Hooper
Publisher: Racehorse Publishing, Year: 2017, Size: 26 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2336310

Whiteness, Weddings, and Tourism in the Caribbean: Paradise for Sale

Author(s): Karen Wilkes
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US, Year: 2016, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1582522

The homemade wedding cake

Author(s): Collins, Natasha
Publisher: Allen & Unwin;Murdoch Books, Year: 2016, Size: 49 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2080146

The Wedding Heard ’Round the World: America’s First Gay Marriage

Author(s): Michael McConnell; Jack Baker; Gail Langer Karwoski
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press, Year: 2016, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2268112

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to The New York Times, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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