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They Said This Would Be Fun

Race, Campus Life, and Growing Up

by Eternity Martis
edition: Paperback
tagged: personal memoirs, dating, african american & black

Winner of the Rakuten Kobo Emerging Writer Prize for Nonfiction
Nominated for the Evergreen Award
A powerful, moving memoir about what it's like to be a student of colour on a predominantly white campus.

A booksmart kid from Toronto, Eternity Martis was excited to move away to Western University for her undergraduate degree. Bu …


Break Through the Breakup

A Modern Woman's Guide to Mending A Broken Heart and Bouncing Back Stronger

by Erin Davidson, RCC, MA
edition: Paperback
tagged: divorce & separation, motivational & inspirational, dating

Find the strength to move through heartbreak

No matter how a relationship ends, recovering from a breakup can feel impossible, but Break Through the Breakup can help. It’s a modern guide to breakups for women who need a little support finding their power, bouncing back, and moving on after heartache.

Like a trusted friend, this book helps any wom …


People You Follow

A Memoir

by Hayley Gene Penner
edition: Paperback
tagged: personal memoirs, composers & musicians, dating

“A journey down the rabbit hole of LA's most subtly toxic industry ... funny, brilliant, coy, playful, and wise.” — LENA DUNHAM, author of Not That Kind of Girl

Musician Hayley Gene Penner tells all in this harrowingly honest memoir.

Singer-songwriter Hayley Gene Penner's memoir takes a brutally honest yet humorous look at the dark, intimate tr …


Alone: A Love Story

A Love Story

by Michelle Parise
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: women, personal memoirs, divorce & separation, dating

A memoir of falling in love, the fallout of infidelity, and everything messy in between — and the inspiration behind the hit CBC podcast.
“Beautifully and powerfully written, Alone: A Love Story left me heartbroken and inspired at the same time.” — Terry Fallis
“A lyrical tribute to the intoxicating, dramatic, destructive and ultimately …


Taking Sexy Back

How to Own Your Sexuality and Create the Relationships You Want

by Alexandra H. Solomon, foreword by Lori Brotto
edition: Paperback
tagged: dating

Taking Sexy Back is going directly on my top list of recommended sexuality readings.”
—Esther Perel, author of Mating in Captivity and The State of Affairs
It is time for a new sexual revolution. It’s time to take sexy back.

As women, we’re expected to be sexy, but not sexual. We’re bombarded with conflicting, shame-inducing, and dise …


The Game of Desire

5 Surprising Secrets to Dating with Dominance--and Getting What You Want

by Shannon Boodram
edition: Paperback
tagged: dating, interpersonal relations, happiness

“Forget what you think you know about dating—sexologist Shan Boodram is here to take you back to school.” - Apple Books Review

“Boodram’s brand of relationship advice...focuses on empowering single women with the tools they need to succeed in the digital dating era.” - Refinery29

Women: gain control and confidence in your love lives and f …


Unfriending My Ex

And Other Things I'll Never Do

narrator Kim Stoltz
edition: Audiobook
tagged: dating

An incisive, hilarious, and brutally honest memoir about life online and about how our obsessive connectivity is making us more disconnected—from former reality show contestant, MTV VJ, restauranteur, and go-to voice for millenials.

Social media and technology have fundamentally altered the way we do business, couple and break up, develop friendsh …

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