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Books for Couples That Will Bring You Closer Together

January 11, 2023

Bookclub but make it romantic!

Every year, one of the top New Year’s resolutions is to read more books. This goal is easily accomplished when you make time for reading, but many need help finding what to read. For couples, there are a lot of books that you and your partner can read together that will bring you closer. 

Does that sound intriguing? At Cove Pocono Resorts, we’ve been helping recharge romance for decades, and so we take a special interest in all things romance. We’ve found that couples reading the same books is a good thing because it gives them something mutual to talk about and can strengthen relationships. We’ve put together a list of our favorite books for couples that will bring you and your loved one closer than ever.

4 Must-Read Books for Couples

Whether you’re looking for insight into one another’s love language or want to read a captivating story, these five books for couples offer a chance to bond with your partner.

The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts

We’ve all heard the phrase “love language,” but do we fully understand it? New York Times bestselling author Dr. Gary Chapman sheds light on the five types of love languages in The Five Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts. By understanding your and your partner’s love language, you can take steps toward fulfilling each other’s needs.

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

You may have heard of Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption; it was adapted into a movie in 2014. This incredible true story written by Laura Hillenbrand focuses on the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic athlete turned resilient war hero. This book will leave you and your partner moved by Zamperini’s seemingly endless strength and resilience. 

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love: Stories

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love: Stories is a collection of short stories on love, loss, and companionship. One of the stories in this book was adapted into the film Birdman. If you’re looking for a compelling collection of short stories by a world-class storyteller, this book will have you and your partner hooked and leave you with plenty to talk about.

Getting the Love You Want Workbook: The New Couples’ Study Guide

The original version of Getting the Love You Want dates back to 1988 when Harville Hendrix and his wife Helen LaKelly Hunt worked together on building a relationship guide. In 2019, the updated version of this classic was released, guiding new couples through a 12-week “course” built on strengthening relationships. Don’t expect a riveting narrative, but Getting the Love You Want has helped thousands of couples.

Enjoy a Romantic Retreat in the Poconos

These books for couples are sure to bring you and your partner closer together. While reading is a great way to spend quality time with your loved one, another way is by taking a romantic vacation to the Poconos and staying at one of our adults-only resorts. Our resorts in the Poconos feature sexy suites straight out of a fantasy book, couples activities, live entertainment, and more. To book your stay, please get in touch with us at 800-233-4141 or make a reservation online.