Books to Read if You Like Bridget Jones’s Diary

21 Mar 2016

Being a working woman is today’s world isn’t a walk in the park, and sometimes, you just have to write about all of the crazy things that happen to you. Author Helen Fielding has captured the raw, inner dialogue of twenty to thirty-something career woman in her novel Bridget Jones’s Diary, which was also made into a widely popular film adaptation. From secret vices to love life troubles, Bridget Jones addresses a lot of issues that women face in their day to day lives. If you’re “jonesing” for more to read, check out this list of books to read if you like Bridget Jones’s Diary.

Books to Read if You Like Bridget Jones’s Diary

Unlucky Me

Carmen DeSousa

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Release Date: March 3, 2016

Some women meet the love of their lives and live happily ever after. Some women choose to put their career first. But for Jana, the life she thought she was living came crashing down on her when her husband decided to end their marriage to be with another woman. After Jana considers smashing his car and draining their joint bank account, she needs to figure out what to do.

Love Me Sweet

Tracy Brogan

Release Date: January 20, 2015

Although she has famous parents, Delaney isn’t looking for fame. Unfortunately, she’s forced to run away to Bell Harbor when an old boyfriend shares a private video that she never intended anyone else to see. Adventure cameraman Grant is also returning to Bell Harbor for family reasons, and the two cross paths. They get thrown together on an unexpected road trip and start to fall for each other along the way.

Summer Secrets

Jane Green

Release Date: June 23, 2015

Twenty-something journalist Cat Coombs has gone a little wild, and her bad decisions are taking her life down a destructive path. After making one major mistake for which she can’t forgive herself, she decides that it’s finally time to grow up. Years go by and she attempts to make amends with the people she has hurt. While she may gain their forgiveness, she risks losing the people in life who are most important to her.

The Woman Who Stole My Life

Marian Keyes

Release Date: July 7, 2015

Stella Sweeney was just an ordinary woman leading an ordinary life until a serious illness changed her life forever. After she recovers, she finds out that her neurologist published a memoir about her illness that became extremely popular. As she moves to NYC to pursue a career as a self-help memoirist, Stella struggles to figure out her new constructed identity.

Counting Stars

Kathleen Long

Release Date: October 27, 2015

When Bernadette’s brother dies unexpectedly, her entire world changes. His wife, Jenny, shows up on Bernie’s doorstep one day with a journal that had all of her brother’s dream travel destinations listed out. Inspired by this unique bucket list, Bernie sets out on an adventure across the country to fulfill her brother’s dreams.

I’ve Got Your Number

Sophie Kinsella

Release Date: April 23, 2013

Poppy’s life was going perfectly— she was about to marry the man of her dreams and be whisked away into her “happily-ever-after.” But when she loses her engagement ring and phone at the same time, her plans start falling apart. She finds businessman Sam Paxton’s phone abandoned in a trash can and takes it so she has a way to continue planning her wedding. Inevitably, her life becomes strangely intertwined with Sam’s.

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Sarah Pannenberg