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In true Woolfer fashion, we’ve got a book list for every occasion! Here’s a small handful of fiction and a few targeted non-fiction works for every possible VDay need.

Fiction to Get You in the Mood:


by: Colette

Ruby-Fruit Jungle

by: Rita Mae Brown

The Giant’s House

by: Elizabeth McCracken

The English Patient

by: Michael Ondaatje

The Price of Salt, or Carol

by: Patricia Highsmith

Delta of Venus

by: Anais Nin


by: Virginia Woolf

Norwegian Wood

by: Haruki Murakami

The Clean House

by: Sarah Ruhl

If You’re feeling NYC Nostalgic:

Just Kids

by: Patti Smith

If You Need Help Writing that Card:

If You Want Something Trashy:

Bridget Jones’s Diary

by: Helen Fielding

 If You’d Prefer to Focus on Objects Over People This Year:

My Favorite Things

by: Maira Kalman

 If What You Really Want to Do is Wallow:

The Days of Abandonment

by: Elena Ferrante

 If You Need Help Understanding Where He/She is Coming From:

The 5 Love Langauges

by: Gary Chapman

 If you want more you can check out Tulani’s Romance novel recs here. 

Tell us what you’re reading in the comments 😉

The Woolfer Newsletter Team
Stephanie Staal and Nina Collins have worked together and adored each other since 1994 when they were both babies in the world of book publishing. Stephanie is a lawyer, journalist, & author of READING WOMEN, and Nina is the founder of "What Would Virginia Woolf Do?" Hillary Richard is also a lawyer and co-host of the Raging Gracefully podcast. Sidney Morss is a recent NYU grad and the youngest member of our team.