20 Books Featuring Single Protagonists Where Remaining Single Is The Happy Ending

    From modern-day London to the mythic world of ancient Greece, these novels all feature happily single women with full lives — just what you need for a dose of single positivity!

    1. The Confession by Jessie Burton

    2. Circe by Madeline Miller

    3. All Passion Spent by Vita Sackville-West

    4. Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams

    5. The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

    6. The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie

    7. Outlawed by Anna North

    8. The Silence of Bones by June Hur

    9. The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray

    10. This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab

    11. Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

    12. Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata (trans. by Ginny Tapley Takemori)

    13. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

    14. Illusive by Emily Lloyd-Jones

    15. Animal by Lisa Taddeo

    16. Loveless by Alice Oseman

    17. The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow

    18. The Trespasser by Tana French

    19. The Widow Queen by Elzbieta Cherezinska (trans. by Maya Zakrzewska-Pim)

    20. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman