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"
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"
“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"
Lala Pettibone’s Act Two Lala Pettibone is a forty-something widow whose life is not on a good track right now. Forced to leave her beloved Manhattan and move back to Southern CA (oh, the horror!) when she loses her job following a cell-phone-related indiscretion, Lala and her menagerie of senior pets struggle with health problems, […]Read more "“Lala Pettibone’s Act Two” by Heidi Mastrogiovanni"
“Mad Love” is a romantic comedy that is long on the comedy, if a bit short on the romance. Adam and Jessica both entered a dating website competition on a whim–only to discover that they’ve signed up, not for a blind date, but a blind marriage. Feeling fairly desperate about their housing situations, they agree […]Read more "“Mad Love” by Nick Spalding"