February 12, 2020
Books Recommendations With Strong Friendship Themes For Galentine’s Day
If you need a thoughtful, bookish gift for a Galentine, here are ten books with strong friendship themes (all written by women) that I can confidently and wholeheartedly recommend for an enjoyable and appreciated reading experience for most bookworms.
Titles are Amazon affiliate links and my reviews are linked.
(in no particular order)
My new favorite book about books! Strong and heartfelt themes of friendship and forgiveness. 4.5 stars (5 rounded up)
A strong community of women working together in dangerous conditions to support their families. 4 Stars
Three best friends join the war effort (some profanity). 4.5 Stars
Friends and found family. 4 Stars
Women in the community join together during wartime. 4 stars
A compelling story of friendship and survival. 5 stars
One of my favorite WW11 histfic stories (free verse, YA). 5 Stars
Finding friendship while working on Queen Elizabeth’s gown (histfic). 4.5 Stars
Poignant reflections on life and a deep friendship (nonfiction, memoir). 4 stars
A harrowing tale of friendship and survival as the circus meets WW11. 4 Stars
More Valentine/Galentine Gifting Ideas
The Caffeinated Bibliophile also has a list of Christian romantic reads in her post Ten Christian Romance Books to Read for Valentine’s Day.
Are you buying a gift for Galentine’s or Valentine’s this year?
If you have questions about any of the recommendations, or if you’d like a recommendation for a different genre, I’d be happy to answer in the comments or in email.
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