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Best Books For Newlyweds and Engaged Couples (Sex Books Included)

books for newlywedsLooking for the best books for newlyweds or engaged couples?

Well, we have compiled a list of 6 must-read marriage books every newlywed or engaged couple should read. Plus a list of 6 sex books for you.

As you might expect, these books will provide useful information that you can use to build a successful marriage.

Ready to get started?

Our list of the best 6 books for newlyweds and engaged couples.

1. First Year of Marriage: The Newlywed’s Guide to Building a Strong Foundation and Adjusting to Married Life by Marcus and Ashley Kusi

We published this book to help newlyweds build a strong foundation for their marriage. It’s non-religious, practical and a book couples can read together.

Although we wrote this book for newlyweds, engaged couples can read it too

2. Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Got Married by Gary Chapman.

This book is for engaged couples BUT newly married couples can learn a lot from it too. It is very practical and will help couples to prepare for a great marriage.

3. The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love That Lasts by Gary Chapman.

This book is all about learning the love language of your spouse so you can communicate and connect with them an awesome way.

4. Boundaries in Marriage by Dr. Henry Cloud.

This marriage book teaches newlyweds and even older married couples how to keep your in-laws out of your marriage.

5. Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires; The Respect He Desperately Needs by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs.

This book is about men loving their wives, and wives respecting their husbands in unique ways that promotes a healthy marriage.

6. The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness by Dave Ramsey.

This book will explain to you the myth about debt, how to get rid of debt like student loans, credit cards etc. and how you can build wealth for your family and generations to come.


Communication in Marriage: How to Communicate with Your Spouse Without Fighting by Marcus and Ashley Kusi. (We authored this book.)

This book will show you will how to communicate effectively with your spouse; a vital skill needed in marriage.

Side note: We recently updated this page to add the sixth book.

Sex books for newlyweds.

We all know sex plays an important role in marriage, and this list of books will not be complete without them.

As a newlywed, you will encounter some sexual issues with your husband/ wife. But reading these books on sex will definitely come in handy.

Even more importantly, read them with your husband or wife. Don’t be shy. 😉 That being said, here is a list of sex books you should check out too.

1. Intimacy Ignited: Conversations Couple to Couple: Fire Up Your Sex Life with the Song of Solomon by Joseph Dillow.

2. A Celebration of Sex: A Guide to Enjoying God’s Gift of Sexual Intimacy by Douglas Rosenau.

3. Intended for Pleasure: Sex Technique and Sexual Fulfillment in Christian Marriage by ED M.D. Wheat.

4. Under the Sheets: The Secrets to Hot Sex in Your Marriage by Kevin Leman.

5. The Good Girl’s Guide to Great Sex: (And You Thought Bad Girls Have All the Fun) by Sheila Gregoire

6. The Sex-Starved Marriage: Boosting Your Marriage Libido: A Couple’s Guide by Michelle Davis

Read these books and spice up your sex life!

Read at least 3 of these books for newlyweds and engaged couples.

If you really want your marriage to last, pick 3 of these recommended books for newlyweds and engaged couples. Ideally, two from the first list, and one from the second list.

And read them with your husband/wife (or future spouse).


Because it will go a long way in helping you to build a strong foundation for the successful and healthy marriage you want.

In addition, these marriage books are simply the best books for newlyweds. And will enable you to begin your journey of building a great marriage and family on the right foot.

Read these books before your First Year is over.

We have read most of these best-selling marriage books. And highly recommend you read them before your first year of marriage is over.

These books for newly married couples are some of the best tools that will help you to build a lasting marriage.

You will enjoy reading them.

For more marriage tips, visit this page for our best articles for newlyweds and engaged couples. You can also listen to the First Year Marriage Stories of great couples who have been where you are today.

Finally, other great marriage resources we recommend for newlyweds and engaged couples can be found here.

Remember to let us know how these great marriage books for newlyweds impacts your marriage.

PS: Click here for more marriage books to read. 

We will be adding more books to this list as we discover them. Feel free to message us your favorite ones too.

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