Category: Women’s Fic – Chick-lit


REVIEW: Expectation by Anna Hope
2nd Aug / 2 Comments

REVIEW: Expectation by Anna Hope

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.

REVIEW: Sorry Not Sorry by Sophie Ranald
31st Jul / 4 Comments

REVIEW: Sorry Not Sorry by Sophie Ranald

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 […]

REVIEW: Miss Janie’s Girls by Carolyn Brown
28th Jul / 6 Comments

REVIEW: Miss Janie’s Girls by Carolyn Brown

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.

REVIEW: The Friendship List by Susan Mallery
27th Jul / 10 Comments

REVIEW: The Friendship List by Susan Mallery

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. […]

REVIEW: Happily Whatever After  by Stewart Lewis
26th Jul / 1 Comment

REVIEW: Happily Whatever After by Stewart Lewis

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 […]

REVIEW: Older by Pamela Redmond
22nd Jul / 3 Comments

REVIEW: Older by Pamela Redmond

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.

REVIEW: The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel
22nd Jul / 0 Comments

REVIEW: The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Harmel

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 […]

REVIEW: Beach Read by Emily Henry
17th Jul / 4 Comments

REVIEW: Beach Read by Emily Henry

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 […]

REVIEW: A Walk Along the Beach by Debbie Macomber
13th Jul / 6 Comments

REVIEW: A Walk Along the Beach by Debbie Macomber

In A Walk Along the Beach by Debbie Macomber (7/14), Willa Lakey and her sister Harper have been a team–and unstoppable force, really–since they were kids. After the loss of their beloved mother and then Harper’s battle with leukemia as a teenager, Willa has taken on the role of basically […]

REVIEW: The Lost and Found Bookshop by Susan Wiggs
6th Jul / 4 Comments

REVIEW: The Lost and Found Bookshop by Susan Wiggs

In The Lost and Found Bookshop by Susan Wiggs, On the day that Natalie Harper’s professional life was about to get a huge boost, her personal life suffered a devastating loss. With too many decisions to make and an overwhelming amount of grief holding her down, Natalie temporarily moves back […]