11 Novels You Can Use As Self-Help Books

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The self-help aisle of the bookstore maybe, in fact, be the loneliest. Or at least the one to which no one wants to admit spending time. And hey, that's fine if you don't want to go there, either — but what's a girl to do when she needs some help? Look to her own bookshelf, that's what. The following works of fiction offer much more than entertainment value — they offer valuable life lessons. Warning: Spoiler alerts for books more than a century old.

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