Books to Read About Dating in the Digital Age

26 Feb 2016

Since the dawn of the digital age, the way we approach dating has vastly changed. We use social media to get to know people, text potential suitors, and even make connections by swiping right on a picture. But with all of these new methods of communication, why does dating still seem so impossible? If you embark upon these books to read about dating in the digital age, maybe you’ll learn a thing or two that will help your own dating game. If this list peaked your interest, you might want to check out these books to read if you like Sex and the City.

Books to Read About Dating in the Digital Age

Missed Connections

Julian Lopez

Release Date: February 16, 2016

Everyone has experienced a Missed Connection before— that time you were too nervous to talk to the cute boy in line at the coffee shop, the pretty girl who you walked past you down the street… People in Los Angeles post their Missed Connections on craigslist, hoping to find the elusive love of their life.

Modern Romance

Aziz Ansari and Eric Klinenberg 

Release Date: June 16, 2015

Hilarious and insightful, this book talks about finding love in today’s technologically-centered world. Ansari is a comedian, but he enlisted the help of a statistician to delve into the reality of how our romantic lives have been changed by technology.


Rainbow Rowell

Release Date: April 14, 2011

Lincoln just got a job as an internet security officer, which means that part of his job is monitoring employees’ work emails. He comes across the emails of Beth and Jennifer, which discuss countless aspects of their personal lives. Even though he knows he should turn them in, Lincoln finds himself falling in love with Beth.

Wrong Number, Right Guy

Elle Casey

Release Date: September 22, 2015

May Wexler received a mysterious text message that brought her to a biker bar in downtown New Orleans. She inevitably finds herself in danger but is saved by Ozzie, a member of the private security firm called the Bourbon Street Boys. The more time she spends with him, the more she falls for him.

Beautiful Secret

Christina Lauren

Release Date: April 14, 2015

Modern romances don’t always start like you would think. For Ruby and Niall, their flirty fling started on a flight across the ocean for a business trip. These executives enjoy their trip to New York City, but will their relationship hold up once they get back home?

Hard Limit

Meredith Wild

Release Date: April 7, 2015

Blake Landon is a computer hacker and a wealthy investor. Erica is the love of his life, but they’ve been through hell and back to keep their relationship going. When Erica is ready to say “I do,” she digs a little deeper into Blake’s back story to find out the dirty secrets of the man she wants to marry.

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Sarah Pannenberg