Have you said “I do” to being a bridesmaid?

Either you’re thrilled and have started a wedding-themed Pinterest board, or you’re dreading the responsibility, money and partying involved. Fear not we’ve got you covered with book recos for whichever type of bridesmaid you plan to be.

Books for bridesmaids who are...

If you agreed to be a bridesmaid and then quickly Googled “responsibilities of a bridesmaid” these books are for you. Good luck!


Always the bridesmaid, never the bride
Your time may come. In the meantime, these books will help you celebrate the best day of your friend’s life.


Single and ready to mingle
Weddings are the perfect time to meet someone new. Food, flowers and free booze (hopefully), what could go wrong?


Ready with a mimosa in hand
You were told specifically by the bride, groom or a responsible friend not to drink too much at the wedding. You’re known to always get the party started, and would really get along with the characters in these books.


Always late (you know who you are and we don’t judge you)
The happy couple always tells you to arrive 30 minutes before everyone else does, knowing you will still be an hour late. Pro tip: if you are late and arrive with pastries, all is forgiven.


No matter the type of bridesmaid you set out to be, remember that you were picked for a special reason - maybe you are a logistics wiz, a great conversationalist or have the ability to get granny out on the dance floor. Enjoy it! Most importantly, you are there to make the happy couple's day go as smoothly as possible. Hopefully these books will help you be the best bridesmaid you can be.

Want more? Read 8 tips on how to be the best bridesmaid ever