Boston Public Library
Resources for Weddings, Multiethnic Weddings and Commitment Ceremonies
Booklists for Adults 

African-American Wedding Readings, edited by Tamara Nikuradse. 1999. E185.86 .A33445 1998

Altman, Don. 201 Unique Ways to Make Your Wedding Special. 1997. BJ2051 .A48 1997

Ayers, Tess and Paul Brown. The Essential Guide to Lesbian and Gay Weddings. 1999. HQ76.3 .U5 A94 1999x

Budd, Eric M. Scottish Tartan Weddings: A Practical Guidebook. 1999. GT2745 .A2 B83 1999

Butler, Becky. Ceremonies of the Heart: Celebrating Lesbian Unions. 1997. HQ75.6 .U5 C47 1990

Cohen, Kate. A Walk down the Aisle: Notes on a Modern Wedding. 2001. GT2690 .C63 2001

Cole, Henriette. Jumping the Broom: The African-American Wedding Planner. 1993. HQ745 .C64 1993 (also in the Teen Room)

Costa, Shu Shu. Wild Geese and Tea: An Asian-American Wedding Planner. 1997. HQ745 .C67 1997

Going to the Chapel: From Traditional to African-Inspired, and Everything in Between: The Ultimate Wedding Guide for Today's Black Couple, edited by Signature Bride Magazine. 1998. HQ745 .G62 1998

Gourse, Leslie. Native American Courtship and Marriage Traditions. 1999. E98 .M27 G68 1999

Into the Garden: A Wedding Anthology: Poetry and Prose on Love and Marriage, edited by Robert Hass and Stephen Mitchell. 1993. PN6071 .W4 I57 1993

Kilbridge, Sally. Real Weddings. 1999. HQ745 .K45 1999

Kingma, Daphne Rose. Weddings From the Heart: Contemporary and Traditional Ceremonies for an Unforgettable Wedding. 1995. HQ745 .K48 1994

Knab, Sophie H. Polish Weddings, Customs and Traditions. 1997. BJ2051 .K53 1997

Lee, Vera. Something Old, Something New: What You Didn't Know About Wedding Ceremonies, Celebrations and Customs. 1994. GT2665 .L44 1994

Lewin, Ellen. Recognizing Ourselves: Ceremonies of Lesbian and Gay Commitment (Between Men--Between Women). 1999. HQ76.3 .U5 L49 1998

Long, Becky. From Something Olde to Something New: A Bride's Guide to Something Unique: Creative Ways to Personalize Your Wedding Celebration. 1997. HQ745 .L66 1997b

Matthews, Bette. Wedding Toasts & Vows. 2001. BL619 .M37 M38 2001

Macomb, Susanna. Joining Hands and Hearts: Interfaith, Intercultural Wedding Celebrations: A Practical Guide for Couples. 2003. HQ1031 .M33 2003

Mordecai, Carolyn. You Are Cordially Invited to Weddings: Dating and Love Customs of Cultures Worldwide, Including Royalty. 1999. GT2690 .M67 1999

Nelson, Gertrud Mueller and Christopher Witt. Sacred Threshold: Rituals and Reading for a Wedding With Spirit. 1998. BJ2051 .N379 1998

Paris, Wendy. Words for the Wedding: Creative Ideas for Choosing and Using Hundreds of Quotations to Personalize your Vows, Toasts, Invitations & More. 2001. HQ745 .P36 2001

Roney, Carley. The Knot Guide to Wedding Vows and Traditions: Rituals, Music, Dances, Speeches, and Toasts. 2000. GT2690 .R66 2000

Smith, Susan Lee. Wedding Vows: Beyond Love, Honor, and Cherish. 2001. BV199 .M3 S65 2001

Strugis, Ingrid. The Nubian Wedding Book: Words and Rituals to Celebrate and Plan an African-American Wedding. 1998. E185.86 .S79 1997

Treasury of Wedding Poems, Quotations, and Short Stories, edited by Editors of Hippocrene Books. 1998. PN6071 .W4 T74 1998

Turtoe-Sanders, Patience. African Tradition in Marriage: An Insider's Perspective. 1998. HQ691 .T87 1998

Wedding Readings: Centuries of Writing and Rituals on Love and Marriage, edited by Eleanor Munro. 1989. PN6071 .W4 1989

Wilson, Jan and Beth Wilson Hickman. How to Have an Elegant Wedding for $5000 (or Less): Achieving Beautiful Simplicity Without Mortgaging Your Future. 1999.
HQ745 .W55 1999

Compiled by Serena Enger, General Library, Adult Readers and Information Services, Boston Public Library, April 2000, revised June 2003