Chick lit

No Ex Before Marriage by Portia MacIntosh

This is just the kind of book that one should pick up on a lazy afternoon. The writing, the characters and the eventual turn of the story are all enjoyable.Poppy was the first of her friends to get married. She was part of a close-knit gang of four. The rest of them are married now,… Continue reading No Ex Before Marriage by Portia MacIntosh

Chick lit

Villa of Second Chances by Jennifer Bohnet

This is a slightly different book in this genre. The average age of all the characters is slightly higher than the cover might signify. This does not mean that it changes much of the 'feel' of the book. There are two separate sets of characters in the story; one consists of a pair of sisters… Continue reading Villa of Second Chances by Jennifer Bohnet

Chick lit, Mystery

Murder at a Scottish Social (Scottish Shire Mystery #3) by Traci Hall

I have read and reviewed the previous two books on the blog before. It is always refreshing when a series maintains its allure three books in. I started this series because I always like a new location and a new kind of protagonist. There have been quite a few series that I have abandoned after… Continue reading Murder at a Scottish Social (Scottish Shire Mystery #3) by Traci Hall

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The Wrong Suitcase by Laura Jane Williams

This is a book narrated by the author herself, and she did an excellent job. It is a novella, a thing I realised only halfway into the narrative. Despite its length, I found myself feeling like I got a whole book worth of romance.We have two lead characters who have alternating chapters to voice their… Continue reading The Wrong Suitcase by Laura Jane Williams

Chick lit, Drama

The Bright Side Running Club by Josie Lloyd

The author draws inspiration and information from her own trials with Breast Cancer to write this book. This statement could have been left unsaid but still been understood. The sheer confusion and emotions that overwhelm Kiera when given her diagnosis are very stark.Kiera is a happy mother with a close-knit social circle and a job… Continue reading The Bright Side Running Club by Josie Lloyd