Category Archives: Chick-Lit

Got You Back by Jane Fallon

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Trade, 408 pages, 2008 Rating: 9/10 Look Inside: A peek at the first dozen chapters Reason for Reading: Chick lit? I’m probably there. British chick lit? I’m all yours. Synopsis: Stephanie lives a wonderful life with her husband and son in London, while Katie lives a great life in the country with […]

Houston, We Have a Problema by Gwendolyn Zepeda

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Trade, 355 pages, 2007 Rating: 9/10 Reason for Reading: Chick-lit with a Latina twist? Sounds good to me! Synopsis: Feeling her luck with men, her career, and her family failing her, Jessica Luna decides to put fate in charge, and frequently makes visits to her favourite fortune teller looking for advice on […]

Love and Other Natural Disasters by Holly Shumas

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Trade, 341 pages, 2009 Rating: 8/10 Reason for Reading: My love of chick-lit; I liked the title. Synopsis: Eight months pregnant, Eve is shattered to discover that her husband, Jonathon, has been having an affair. But not a physical one: an emotional one, an affair that left Eve lonely and wondering why […]

Your Roots are Showing by Elise Chidley

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Trade, 384 pages, 2008 Rating: 9/10 Reason for Reading: Just treating myself to a little chick-lit. Synopsis: Lizzie Buckley should have been living the ideal life – a loving husband, adorable twin kids – but her postpartum depression prompts her to write a frustrated email to her sister – or so she […]

The Smart One and the Pretty One by Claire LaZebnik

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Trade, 288 pages, 2008 Rating: 9/10 Reason for Reading: I love my chick-lit. Synopsis: Ava and her little sister Lauren have always felt their places within the family, even if it wasn’t spelled out for them: Ava, now a lawyer, is the smart one; Lauren, now a (just-fired) buyer/stylist for a boutique, […]

The Fidelity Files by Jessica Brody

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Trade, 422 pages, 2008 Rating: 8/10 Reason for Reading: Summer reading. Synopsis: Jennifer Hunter gets paid well for a job she doesn’t want anyone to know about – she’s a ‘fidelity inspector,’ which means women hire her to find out if their men would have every intention of cheating if Jennifer didn’t […]

How the Other Half Hamptons by Jasmin Rosemberg

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Trade, 320 pages, 2008 Rating: 9/10 Reason for Reading: Remember that episode of Sex and the City where the women get a place in the Hamptons and craziness happens, especially with Charlotte pretending to be younger in order to date someone? I figured any place that brought that out in people was […]

Names My Sisters Call Me by Megan Crane

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Trade, 321 pages, 2008 Rating: 9/10 Reason for Reading: I already read and enjoyed two of the three of Crane’s previous novels, Everyone Else’s Girl and Frenemies. Synopsis: Courtney Cassel has just gotten engaged to the most wonderful, just-right-for-her man in the world – now if only she could force her family […]

Forget About It by Caprice Crane

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Trade, 355 pages, 2007 Rating: 9/10 Reason for Reading: I hadn’t yet read Crane’s first novel, Stupid and Contagious, but that’s no reason to delay reading her second book, right? Synopsis: Jordan Landau is a pushover, and her life seems to be full of people willing to take advantage of that fact: […]