In Sisters and Secrets by Jennifer Ryan, Just when Sierra and her two young boys were starting to rebuild their life after losing her husband in a car accident, disaster strikes again. This time it’s a wildfire that ravages their home and her job. Forced to stay with her mother […]
Category: Women’s Fic – Chick-lit
Anxious People by Fredrik Backman: Occasionally in life, a book will fall in your lap, for which you have utterly no expectation nor any background knowledge about, and 10 pages in, you’ll feel like you have entered a profound world of storytelling wherein your heart may stop beating if you can’t […]
Expectation by Anna Hope: Life in all its messy glory, is explored beautifully in Expectation by Anna Hope. This thoroughly well written novel is utterly and entirely about women and woman hood, friendship and sister-hood, and invariably becoming someone different or even more than what you expect.
In Sorry Not Sorry by Sophie Ranald, After helping her now former flatmates, engaged couple Maddy and Henry, move into their new home, Charlotte is beginning to realize that her life is rather dull. Not having her childhood best friend Maddy around to have a drink or talk out their […]
Carolyn Brown’s latest Women’s Fiction book, Miss Janie’s Girls is bittersweet, poignant and yet very inspirational. Miss Janie has a heart of gold, a great accomplishment given her early life with her hell and brimstone preacher father and her domineering, abusive mother.
In The Friendship List by Susan Mallery, Ellen Fox and Unity Leandre have been best friends since childhood. Through every challenge life has thrown at them, they’ve stood by each other and made the best of things. But everything comes to a head just as the summer begins this year. […]
Happily Whatever After by Stewart Lewis: If you are looking for some nifty ideas to reconnect with the world after some life down-turns, Happily Whatever After could be the inspiration needed. With the central premise focusing on a woman trying to figure it out thirties-style, who just kinda likes dogs, we […]
Older by Pamela Redmond is the fabulous sequel to Younger, wherein Liza, having left her younger man and isolated herself for 2 years, is ready to rejoin civilisation, see her granddaughter get born and carve out a new reality for herself as she approaches her half century milestone.
In The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel, As a French-born Jew, Eva Traub’s parents, formerly from Poland, thought they were saving their daughter from a life of degradation and possible harm by moving to Paris. But in 1942 as World War II finds even their beloved city occupied […]
Beach Read by Emily Henry: This book was everything; angst, anger, resentment, hurt, tears, forgiveness, growth and new love. Going into this read I was expecting a cute little romance, but Beach Read was so far from that. In fact I think it was actually better, the not knowing if […]