Love Warrior

Love Warrior

Book - 2016
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Traces the author's journey of self-discovery after the dissolution of her marriage, revealing how she found healing by rejecting gender standards and refusing to settle for a "good-enough" life.
Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2016.
Edition: Oprah's Book Club edition.
ISBN: 9781250128546
Characteristics: 263 pages ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Love warrior : a memoir


From Library Staff

September 2016 selection

September 2016 selection

While much of the buzz around the latest from Momastery blogger and bestselling author Glennon Doyle Melton (Carry On, Warrior) emphasizes the triumphant revival of her ailing marriage, this book's true focus is Melton's inspiring quest for a better self. In this Oprah Book Club selection, Melton... Read More »

From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment
Jul 24, 2020

Great book! Raw, vulnerable, insightful, and relatable.

Jan 21, 2020

Audiobook option

ArapahoeSarahH Sep 30, 2019

I follow Glennon on social media, and was interested to read this "origin story" of her battles with addiction, eating disorders, self love and her marriage and finished this book in one sitting! I was so compelled to keep turning the pages late into the night to find out what happened to Glennon and her family and found some great takeaways for my own life - such as "just do the next right thing" when you get overwhelmed thinking how will I do x for "the rest of my life."

Aug 15, 2019

Some parts I found harder to get into but I'm glad I did because it's a great story. A few chuckles and Yes, tears.

Jun 06, 2019

Definitely a worthwhile read. At times it seemed self indulgent and repetitive. Glennon's issues belong to many and she has a persistant way of working through problems, I give her tons of credit to keep things positive in the face of adversity. Shes' following WREmersons lead, write the rules for your own religion. I heard her on the program "On Being" which motivated me to read this book. Glad I did.

Feb 07, 2019

Reading this felt a little like being a passenger in a fast moving car without a seatbelt...
A little” Girl Interrupted “,a little Mary Karr.
But Glennon Doyle Melton just doesn’t wear her emotional shirt inside out;
Which would be enough (she writes beautifully.)
She kicks us out of our comfortable hammocks and invites us along on her own particular road to redemption.

Jan 21, 2018

Excellent story that encourages us to accept our humanness. A quick and inspiring read.
I appreciate that it comes in large print so I could actually hold the book in my hands while I read it.

Aug 11, 2017

An excellent book about a girl with TONS of problems who got her act together by hook or by crook only to have her marriage disappoint her. But she did the right thing--she fought for her marriage, worked hard at it with her husband and for the sake of the marriage and her children and the marriage survived and became stronger. Most people just want to walk away because it's easier. Very impressive and exemplary.

Jun 11, 2017

Wonderful, insightful book that allows the reader to gain knowledge and self help from the author. Whether you have dealt with some, all or none of the issues that Melton has, the reader will come away feeling inspired to lead a better, more positive life.

May 10, 2017

Its a story of healing and to face pain head on.
A beautiful, brutal journey for anyone who yearns for a deeper relationship.
At first I didn't like the way the author wrote the book, the way it was presented, but as I got use to her way of writing, it because a powerful book for me.
I thought I wouldn't like book, but the more I read, I could see where she was coming from and so glad I read it to the end.

View All Comments


Add a Quote
Jun 16, 2020

I'd been fully human for an hour and a half and it had hurt like hell. It had almost killed me, but not quite. That 'not quite' part seems incredibly important.

Dec 31, 2019

We've only introduced each other to our representatives, while our real selves tried to live life alone.

Dec 27, 2018

Free for all. Maybe grace is free. Free for the taking. Maybe it's even free for me.


Add Age Suitability
May 10, 2017

runningbeat thinks this title is suitable for 15 years and over


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at CPL

To Top