Single, frustrated and ready to throw your romantic life into the hands of a professional matchmaker? Been binging all the dating shows lately? Sometimes arranged marriages work, sometimes they don't.
- The Marriage Bureau, opens a new window: Two women opened a marriage bureau in WWII London to help women and, often, soldiers find their match.
- First Comes Marriage, opens a new window: An American girl dreams of a big splashy love story, but she's a child of traditional Iraqi parents; this memoir's strength lies in the author's immaturity and honesty.
- Princess, opens a new window: You'll be shocked by a Saudi woman's arranged marriage and the gilded cage that she and many other women are trapped in.
- How to Create the Perfect Wife, opens a new window: An 18th-century gentleman raises two orphan girls according to his exacting standards for an ideal wife.
- The Good Daughter, opens a new window: A daughter finds a picture of her mother in a wedding veil with a man she's never seen before and uncovers her mother's tragic past.
- The Heart Is A Shifting Sea, opens a new window: An author follows three couples in modern Mumbai for nearly a decade as each marriage faces joy and frustration.
- That Can Be Arranged: A Muslim woman shares her often hilarious account of how she met her husband.
A woman with a disastrous dating history stumbles across a secretive arranged marriage agency and takes a leap of faith in Arranged.
Danyal wants to impress a potential arranged marriage match, and doesn't expect that he'd fall for his tutor instead in More Than Just A Pretty Face.
"Tobacco brides" from England come to Virginia with barrels of tobacco seeking a better life in A Bride Most Begrudging.
A Ghanian woman agrees to an arranged marriage, but there are some things she can't compromise on in His Only Wife.
A woman ignores hoax emails from a prince in Africa claiming they are betrothed in A Princess in Theory.
A doctor is accidentally shot by by his mail order bride but sparks still fly between them in Tempest.
Sometime in the future, a family decides to marry off their daughter to a starship engineer in exchange for her to have an education and a better life in The Light Years.
Do parents always know what's best for their children? Layla and Sam aren't so sure in The Marriage Game
Married by proxy as children, a duke wants an annulment from his never-met wife who refuses to give him up in When the Duke Returns.
A woman's arranged marriage in Renaissance Italy allows her the freedom to pursue a young painter with unintended consequences in The Birth of Venus.
When family dinner is another ploy to meet an eligible bachelor, Liya flees, only to realize later that the latest bachelor is her company's new lawyer in The Trouble With Hating You.
A rich man offers a woman $10 million dollars to marry him but neither can keep their hands off of each other in Wife by Wednesday.
In a future society where officials decide everything including your future spouse, a system glitch shows a teenager a glimpse of a guy that isn't her intended in Matched.
The future wife of Louis XIV's brother must hide her magical abilities in 1661 France in In the Shadow of the Sun
In nineteenth-century China, two young girls write to each other in a secret language as they grow up, marry into arranged marriages and have children in Snow Flower and the Secret Fan.
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