Zen Books 📚 to Read when You Need Help 🙏🏼 Relaxing for the Girls That's Wound up 🌀 ...

1. Life's Too Short to Fold Fitted Sheets by Lisa Quinn

Get it here: amazon.com Subtitle: Your Ultimate Guide to Domestic Liberation. I think that's a pretty good book to read when Netflix and chill doesn't go your way, right?
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2. Honeydew by Edith Pearlman

Get it here: amazon.com Edith's stories are quiet, calming, and a little meandering. She makes it easy to find your zen place, even when you're frustrated. Especially then, actually.
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3. Assholes Finish First by Tucker Max

Get it here: amazon.com Or any other Tucker Max book. Why? Because your hookup life could always be worse.
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4. The Gospel According to Coco Chanel by Karen Karbo

Get it here: amazon.com Well, when you need some gospel, there are worse places to get it. Wouldn't you say?
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5. Fools by Joan Silber

Get it here: amazon.com This is a truly excellent collection of short stories. It's also packed full of sex, betrayal, theft – all sorts of vicarious excitement!
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6. The Snuggie Sutra by Lex Friedman and Megan Morrison

Get it here: amazon.com I mean, there are lots of ways to make this book work for you when things don't go according to plan.
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7. Food: a Love Story by Jim Gaffigan

Get it here: amazon.com This is here because Jim Gaffigan is funny and also, food will never let you down.
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8. Single, Carefree, Mellow by Katherine Heiny

Get it here: amazon.com Believe me when I tell you that this is exactly the book you need to read when Netflix and chill flames out. You'll find your own tale somewhere in one of these stories.
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9. Walks on the Beach by Sandy Gingras

Get it here: amazon.com If you can't be at the beach, at least you can picture it. That might ease your frustration.
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10. The Folded Clock by Heidi Julavits

Get it here: amazon.com Read this when you want to get lost in someone else's life for a little while. It's a nice vacation away from your own.
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11. The Mermaid of Brooklyn by Amy Shearn

Get it here: amazon.com The protagonist in this book is so relatable and the story so fresh, you'll stop worrying about your bummer of an evening after the first few pages.
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12. Secrets of Gorgeous: Hundreds of Ways to Live Well While Living It up by Esther Blum

Get it here: amazon.com If the person you're into doesn't want to chill with you, spend your time getting gorgeous with yourself. Besides, then you'll be ready for next time.
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13. Can't and Won't by Lydia Davis

Get it here: amazon.com Tell me you don't identify with the title at least a little. You'll identify with at least one of the stories in this book, too.
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14. What if?: Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe

Get it here: amazon.com Well, if your mind's elsewhere anyway, you might as well keep it entertained.
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15. 1,001 Ways to Live in the Moment by Barbara Kipfer

Get it here: amazon.com Who cares if things don't go according to plan? Learn to live in the moment and it'll never matter.
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16. Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver

Get it here: amazon.com The descriptions and feelings in this book will make you feel sexually fulfilled even if you … kind of aren't.
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17. Mules and Men by Zora Neale Hurston

Get it here: amazon.com I get lost every time I read this. Every single time. So, what books do you read to find your zen when you're frustrated as hell?
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