Category Archives: Chick-Lit

Carpool Diem by Nancy Star

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Trade, 327 pages, 2008 Rating: 9/10 Reason for Reading: While I never personally experienced having an over-the-top soccer mom, I witnessed a few through teammates when I was in grade school so this seemed like it could … Continue reading

Because She Can by Bridie Clark

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Hardcover, 275 pages, 2007 Rating: 7/10 Reason for Reading: I liked the idea, but not the execution, of Lauren Weisberger’s The Devil Wears Prada, so I was hoping Clark would have better luck with the boss-from-hell story. … Continue reading

The Blonde Theory by Kristin Harmel

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Trade, 291 pages, 2007 Rating: 8/10 Reason for Reading: Chick-lit always comes through when I’m in a reading slump. Synopsis: Harper Roberts is smart, attractive, successful – and so, so single. Convinced that her success (she’s the … Continue reading

The Continuity Girl by Leah McLaren

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Trade, 339 pages, 2006 Rating: 10/10 Reason for Reading: All these years of reading chick-lit and I’d never read an author from Toronto, my hometown – it practically seemed mandatory. Synopsis: Meredith Moore excels as a ‘continuity … Continue reading

It’s About Your Husband by Lauren Lipton

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Trade, 340 pages, 2006 Rating: 9/10 Reason for Reading: It’s that weakness for chick-lit. Synopsis: Thirty-three-year-old Iris Hedge has left California for a dream job in New York City, only to lose it to ‘restructuring’ before she’s … Continue reading

Miss Understanding by Stephanie Lessing

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Trade, 342 pages, 2006 Rating: 9/10 Reason for Reading: I loved She’s Got Issues, and after having the opportunity to interview Stephanie Lessing last year it was a sure thing that I’d be reading her next book … Continue reading

Anybody Out There? by Marian Keyes

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Trade, 593 pages, 2006 Rating: 10/10 Reason for Reading: I love Keyes – I’ve read all of her books except for Further Under the Duvet. Synopsis: Anna Walsh is in a terrible state – mentally beaten down … Continue reading

Goodbye, Jimmy Choo by Annie Sanders

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Trade (available in mass market), 408 pages, 2006 Rating: 9/10 Reason for Reading: It looked like the perfect backyard-read for enjoying the weather. Synopsis: Izzie Stock figured that moving to the country would be great for her … Continue reading

Beyond the Blonde by Kathleen Flynn-Hui

Reviewed by L.D.Y. Hardcover, 277 pages, 2005 Rating: 9/10 Reason for Reading: I’m a natural blonde that dyes her hair…blonde. So it just seemed appropriate, really. Synopsis: Georgia Watkins never wanted anything more than to join her mother’s small but … Continue reading