For the Love of Katie Erica Lucke Dean Everything *should* be going swimmingly for Katie James, soon to become Katie Maxwell, but somehow she still manages to get into situations a saner woman would hopefully avoid. Luckily she has people who love her… “For the Love of Katie” is a charming, lighthearted, and often hilarious […]Read more "“For the Love of Katie” by Erica Lucke Dean"
Just Like the Bronte Sisters Laurel Osterkamp Jo Beth and Skylar are about as close as sisters can be, despite seeming complete opposites: Jo Beth is a daredevil ski racer, while Skylar loves to read. But then everything changes. I have a hard time summing up “Just Like the Bronte Sisters,” since, while it’s not […]Read more "“Just Like the Bronte Sisters” by Laurel Osterkamp"
Can You Keep a Secret? Sophie Kinsella The Shopaholic series was a guilty pleasure of mine last year, and was just the thing to read while, e.g., sitting in the vet’s office when my dog was terribly ill (he’s okay now, thanks for asking), so I approached “Can You Keep a Secret” with both interest […]Read more "“Can You Keep a Secret?” by Sophie Kinsella"
We Shall Ne’er Be Younger: Silver Chronicles Book One Mary Ellen Woods Recently widowed Emily is looking for a boyfriend (definitely NOT a husband–been there, done that!). Recently divorced Mike is looking for, ah, some female companionship. When they are introduced at a party, sparks fly. But does their relationship have enough of a slow […]Read more "“We Shall Ne’er Be Younger” by Mary Ellen Woods"
Flying By the Seat of My Knickers Eliza Watson “Flying By the Seat of my Knickers” is part of the burgeoning genre of…I don’t know exactly what to call it…stories about hapless young women who have to turn their lives around by having adventures and finding love. It’s chick lit of a very specific sort. […]Read more "“Flying By the Seat of My Knickers” by Eliza Watson"
The CEO of a couture bridal company, Janey is forced by her partner/best friend to go on leave when she is photographed eating (gasp!) in public, and told she can’t return to work till she loses thirty pounds. Bored and desperate, she plunges into the world of fad diets and fitness crazes. What results is […]Read more "“Fitness Junkie” by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza"
“New York, Actually” is a charming tale of two people who believe they can’t fall in love–until a couple of dogs bring them together. So if you love dogs, romance, and New York City, this book has pretty much everything you need. Molly is a relationship advice expert who’s never not only never been in […]Read more "“New York, Actually” by Sarah Morgan"