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Best 7 Books For Newlyweds and Engaged Couples

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

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

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

Ready to get started?

Best 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 promote 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.


7. Communication in Marriage: How to Communicate with Your Spouse Without Fighting by Marcus and Ashley Kusi.

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 two more books.

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.

Final thoughts

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.

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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