recommendations and reviews for the aspiring reader

recommendations and reviews for the aspiring reader

Category: Chick-Lit

Recommendation: Crazy Rich Asians

Recommendation: Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians By Kevin Kwan   Rachel Chu is a Stanford-educated economics professor at NYU who loves spending her weekends browsing shops along the cluttered New York sidewalks and grabbing a coffee with her pop-star-handsome boyfriend, Nicholas. They spend Friday nights in bed, laptops […]

Review: The Dirty Book Club

Review: The Dirty Book Club

The Dirty Book Club by Lisi Harrison   There are a few things I dislike: Watching any season of American Horror Story without The Supreme Jessica Lange. A PSL with no whipped cream on top. Waiting for a new season of The Real Housewives of […]

Recommendation: Where the Heart is

Recommendation: Where the Heart is

Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts “Home gives you something no other place can . . . your history . . . home is where your history begins.”    There are a few books and authors that I’ve read over the last twenty-five years […]

Recommendation: Girl Online

Recommendation: Girl Online

Girl Online by Zoe Sugg ” And maybe one day, when we realize that we all feel the same, we can all stop pretending we’re something we’re not. “ ** This particular blog post is being hosted by my 14-year old daughter. Any and all […]

Recommendation: The Nanny Diaries

Recommendation: The Nanny Diaries

The Nanny Diaries by Nicola Kraus & Emma McLaughlin “ ‘And he doesn’t care what you’re wearing or what you’ve brought him. He just wants you there. Wanting him. And time is running out. He won’t love you unconditionally that much longer. And soon he […]

Recommendation: The Carrie Diaries

Recommendation: The Carrie Diaries

The Carrie Diaries by Candace Bushnell “ In life, there are only four kinds of girls: The girl who played with fire. The girl who opened Pandora’s Box. The girl who gave Adam the apple. And the girl whose best friend stole her boyfriend. ” […]

Review: The Endless Autumn

Review: The Endless Autumn

The Endless Autumn by Annabelle Knight ” Either way, it didn’t matter to her anymore, she felt a new lease of life burn inside her; a thirst for excitement swelled within as she contemplated all the possibilities that lay before her. “ To the outside […]

Review: Big Little Lies

Review: Big Little Lies

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty “Pirriwee Public School . . . where we live and learn by the sea! Pirriwee Public is a BULLY-FREE ZONE! We do not bully. We do not accept being bullied. We never keep bullying a secret.  We have the […]

Recommendation: Weekend In Paris

Recommendation: Weekend In Paris

Weekend In Paris by Robyn Sisman ” People can be so frightened of failing that they do nothing, or choose something so dull they have no chance of shining. “ Not every book is meant to be meaty and award-winning, like the classic War & Peace. Not […]

Recommendation: The Undomestic Goddess

Recommendation: The Undomestic Goddess

The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella As I sat down to make my recommendation today, I was having a hard time. One goal with this year’s blog is to not repeat authors. That is already proving to be difficult; as I have weekly combed through […]