The modern guide to seduction and dating for badass ladies, Jennifer Wright’s We Came First offers the ultimate relationship advice from the women who have been there. History’s most fabulous, revered and sassy women provide wise counsel about modern life’s romantic complexities, from dating apps, to feminist conundrums and how not to give a f*ck. In her punchy new book, bestselling author Jennifer Wright imagines how history’s most powerful women would approach current-day dating anxieties, with agony-aunt-style questions, quizzes, quirky illustrations and more.
Ever wondered what Cleopatra would have to say about making the first move? Or how Grace Kelly would recommend making your feelings known? This book champions the complicated love lives of the women who came first. Some of it bad(!) – all of it relatable – advice from history’s most audacious agony aunts includes:
Amelia Earhart on Keeping your identity
Marilyn Monroe on Pleasing yourself
Marie Antoinette on Rising to the occasion
Queen Victoria on Motherhood
Eleanor Roosevelt on Keeping your career
Frida Kahlo on Having your own space
Dorothy Parker on Overcoming heartbreak
Greta Garbo on Breaking an engagement
Pocahontas on Having a voice
Jane Austen on Self-sufficiency
Coco Chanel on Defying expectation
With hilarious quizzes on:
Which flirty era you belong to
What your engagement ring will look like
Who your celebrity partner would be
How you should mend your broken heart
Your must-have single woman item
We Came First is the perfect gift for those looking for relationship advice (from the women who have been there!).
“…expert advice from historical icons” Flavorwire Book of the Week
“I hope you can use it to dispel myths about dainty, delicate ladies of the olden days and champion the complicated love lives of the women who came first. In every sense of the phrase.” Jennifer Wright
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