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Love and Chaos (Brooklyn Girls #2)

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Wild child and secret romantic Angie wakes up in a hotel room with $3,000 and no memories of the night before. Her best friends aren’t talking to her, she can’t get a job in fashion, her parents are divorcing, and she’s about to turn twenty-three. And life is about to get much worse.

Brooklyn Girls:Love and Chaos continues the storyof our five favorite grads sharing a brown
Paperback, 336 pages
Published February 25th 2014 by St. Martin's Griffin
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Wild child and secret romantic Angie wakes up in a hotel room with $3,000 and no memories of the night before. Her best friends aren’t talking to her, she can’t get a job in fashion, her parents are divorcing, and she’s about to turn twenty-three. And life is about to get much worse.

I LOVE the idea of making a book about each girl. Now, I will admit that in the beginning Angie annoyed me with her stupid decisions but she grew on me and then I ended up liking her and the book. I also decided that
You may or may not have noticed that I haven't finished a book in about a month - this was due to time management and priorities in new phases of my life that I had to settle and sort out.
However, this chic-lit was the perfect nighttime escapism read and I'm "finally" through, so yay, reading's gonna pick up even more now, I hope.

I love all books fashion-related, but there is one "downside" to them: they trigger something in me, inspire me, so when that happens, I read the triggering sentence an
Can't wait, can't wait, can't wait for the next book!
I'm seriously addcited.
I'm trembling, screaming, not sleeping and thinking just about Brooklyn Girls and what's gonna happen to Miss Coco.
And Jules, really, I need Julia's book.
Let me start off by saying that this book is way better than the first book. I'm glad I decided to stick with the series and hopefully it continues to get better. Now since this book isn't out yet I'm gonna try my best to make it spoiler free. Hopefully I can.



In this book we get to know Angie. I really thought I wouldn't like her because of the first book but after getting to know her she's become one of my favorites. She's the girl who doesn't give a damn and doesn't need anyone. Well
I really, really liked this. In the first book, Angie didn't sound so much like my cup of tea, but this time she was more vulnerable, not so much the selfish "wild child", so I was on board with her from the start. And of course: Sam!!! Aidan in Pia's story was/is great, too, but slightly elusive. I feel like I know Sam much better, and there was a lot more interaction between him and Angie. Plus: This lady prefers blonds. :)
Three more girls to go now, can't wait for the next one (Coco), and I t
Lyndsey Rushby
When I read the first book in this series, Brooklyn Girls, I wasn’t so sure about the rest of the series. The language in the first book was a little off and it bugged me from time to time. But, when I saw this book come up on NetGalley I figured I would give the series a second chance… and I’m glad I did.

The first book focused on Pia whereas this book focuses on Angie, one of Pia’s friends. Angie is a bit of a wild child and really likes partying hard. Her life is a complete mess and nothing at
Karen Waskewich
I instantly fell in love with this group of girls after reading the first novel of the series Brooklyn Girls, mainly because it reminded me so much of my friends and I when we were in our early twenties (to see my full review of the Brooklyn Girls, click here.) After months of planning my wedding and having no time to sit down and read, I was thrilled to be able to dive into the second book during my honeymoon, picking up right where Brooklyn Girls left off; it was the ultimate escape!

Love and C
Lana C. Marilyn
Better than installment #1! Angie is kind of less annoying than Pia. Her crisis is more relatable, and this story weaves itself together in a lot of unexpected ways! I enjoyed all the plot twists, not of all of which were really even that obvious. The funny thing with books like this is that a lot of the tension is boiled down to a matter of when. Angie's broke? In other words, when is she landing her dream job. Angie and Sam are just friends? Great, when is she going to realize she's into him. ...more
Escapades of a Bookworm
When I started reading this book I thought it was a long the lines of the chick-lit I use to read as a teenager (the Mates, Dates series or the Princess Diaries), cutesy books. And I was right… except there is a lot more swearing and sex.

When I read this book, I had realised it was part of a series, it was only when I looking up the details or the book that I realised my error. However I do not think that it matters. The book focuses on Angie, who, if you read the previous book, you may have fo
Si hay que destacar algo de este libro, es que la autora utiliza un vocabulario actual y moderno. Las protagonistas son chicas jóvenes, que salen, se divierten y tienen una vida sexual activa, con lo que tienen conversaciones entre ellas sin tapujos, hablando con total naturalidad de hombres y sexo.
Y, aunque todas buscan al hombre perfecto, con lo que el amor tiene un papel importante, no será el eje principal de la novela. Además, no resulta para nada ñoño ni cursi y, aunque es algo predecibe,
As a longtime fan of Gemma Burgess, I was so excited to hear she was writing a series of books about life in your early 20s in New York City. LOVE AND CHAOS feels like my early days in the Big Apple - constantly worrying about your career, your love life, your friends and your place in the world, especially whether or not you were right to move to NYC.
The writing is fresh and so current, I wasn't positive that Ms. Burgess wasn't writing as I was reading it!
Angie is so similar to myself at 22 t
Kevin I Heart.. Chick Lit

Fans of Gemma Burgess, rejoice! Your (our) favourite author is back with the second book in the Brooklyn Girls series! Since I really enjoyed the first book, I was really looking forward to reading the second book, which follows Angie's life in the Big Apple. Let's just say, if you enjoyed the first book, you'll want to read Brooklyn Girls: Angie!

If you've read the first book, you might get a vague impression of how Angie is as a character, so you can expect a bra
Kobby Gyampoh
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Imagine this: You are twenty-three. Crap. YOU ARE TWENTY-THREE! Fresh from the university thinking life is going to get better―the jobs are going to get better now that you have a degree to brag with, IN YOUR FACE EMPLOYERS! Or maybe let’s make your life a lot less shittier by taking away the certificate and making you a dropout with hopes of making it into the fashion world.
Uh-oh. Total screw-up.
Total screw-up, Angie’s life is. In a c
I really love Gemma Burgess. She’s one of those authors who writes like a dream, who tells you how it really is to be a twenty-something. There’s no faffing, no sugar-coating. IT IS WHAT IT IS. And I really admire that about her and she’s become an instant favourite of mine. I will read anything she ever writes, because I know she’ll be honest. A Girl Like You is one of my favourite books, ever, and I was hoping to add her new Brooklyn Girls series to that list, too. But it hasn’t actually worke ...more
I only have one negative comment for this book really and that was the author repeating herself at few places. But other than that absolutely loved reading the book and it was definitely a lot better than the one about Pia. I was really disappointed with the first book as I am a huge fan of Burgess, especially because of "A Girl Like You" - by far my favourite ever romantic comedy book that I read 3 times so far and will probably read it many times more.

All in all I couldn't really drop this boo
This second book in the series focuses on Angie and her struggles in finding her way in New York and getting a career and life she loves. I really liked Angie way more than Pia but her troubles are nothing like I have ever gone thru, but she still is someone you can relate to.
I love how all the girls pitch in and really come together to help each other and make the right decisions. It really is good to show that roommates can bicker, but when it comes to action, they always have your back.
I can'
Maria Mitchell
I received this book for free from Goodreads First Reads to review honestly.

Angie is a bit of a carefree spirit, who sews when she's mad, stashes romance novels, and drinks heavily. She believes she should be more grown-up now at 23. But she wakes up undressed in a hotel with $3000 cash after drinking and partying too much after finding out her parents are divorcing. Her friends and roommates think she's a sloppy lost cause. So she needs to get away from it all.

Love and Chaos by author Gemma Bur
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After professing my love for Brooklyn Girls last year, it is no surprise that I was looking forward to reading Love and Chaos. Gemma Burgess hits it out of the park yet again, with a vividly told tale. Complete with emotions and situations that I found easy to identify with, Love and Chaos has certainly earned a place as one of my favorite reads this year.

This second installment of (mis)adventures is narrated by Angie, the wild child, the party girl. I was worried I wouldn’t connect with her, si
I have not read the first book in this series like a normal person would do so I did wonder if I would be totally confused jumping straight into the second book. Thankfully the book stands very well on its own as we follow Angie’s life and let me say: I love, love Angie! She’s such an awesome character.

She is such a flawed character, seems cold on the outside (btw I did not get this impression from reading it, as I was totally on her side and I thought she was like a teddy bear so I don’t know w
Love and Chaos is book #2, in the Brooklyn Girls series. I was so excited to see that there would be more, after reading book #1. But, I have to be honest and say that, Love & Chaos, left me a little disappointed.

This story was about Angie. Pia's best friend since childhood. Angie is the tough girl of the group. She's always just done whatever she's wanted and not really worried about the circumstances. But underneath all that tough exterior, lies a person whose really self conscience about
Natalie aka: PajamaBookGirl
After completely falling in love with Pia from the first book in the Brooklyn Girls series, I have been on tenterhooks waiting for second book and I was thrilled to know it was going to be about Angie.

Dark, Mysterious, Troublesome Angie who has a passion for fashion and a mouth like a sewer. Love her!Following her as she tries to grow up and get a proper job before her 23rd birthday, we see her fall from a great height when she wakes up naked and alone in a hotel room with no idea how she got th
Miss Inga Page
Originally posted at Miss Inga Page.

Gemma Burgess has done it again! I reviewed Brooklyn Girls last summer, as a new graduate, with absolutely no idea where my life was headed. Therefore, when Quercus asked me if I would like to read and review the sequel, which tells Angie’s story, I couldn’t resist. That was simply on the back of how much I could relate to Pia’s journey… without even considering the fact that I’m twenty-two, and still have no firm plans for what I’m going to be doing with my l
SJH (A Dream of Books)
This is the second book in the series about friends living in Brooklyn, New York, trying to have fun and find romance, while at the same time attempting to find their own individual future paths. This story centres around Pia's best friend Angie, who is about to turn 23 and realises that her life is a mess. She's single and unemployed, her parents are getting a divorce and she can't seem to leave her wild child days behind her, even though for the most part she's unhappy and spiralling out of co ...more
When I read the first book in this series, Brooklyn Girls, I fell in love with all the girls living in that brownstone in Brooklyn. Each girl has a different personality and each is facing issues that are different and unique to them yet similar to each other at the same time. I guess you can say many of the issues are quintessential to the 20s, like discovering what it is you want to do with your life and who you want to be. Heck, I'm a little over a month out of my 20s and I'm still trying to ...more
This series captivated me in the summer of last year, and I am still hoping and praying that Gemma Burgess writes an installment for each girl mentioned so far: Pia, Angie, Coco, Julia, and Madeline! This book tells Angie’s story, a character that I did not think I would like at all after the first book. Angie is definitely the wild child that doesn’t care too much what anyone else thinks about her, maybe with the exception of her best friend Pia. Pia completely stole my heart in the last book, ...more
Kelly Ann
I actually didn't know there was a book that came before this one but I absolutely loved it! I'll probably go back and read the first one, as well as everything else by this author. Even though Angie is someone I can't personally relate to (a little too wild and flighty for me) I grew to know her and cheer her on throughout the story. The book makes you think about how much we are capable of changing if we set goals and stick to them, and all of the good that can come from it!
Daisy Chain Books
To the casual onlooker, it might look like Angie James has her life all sorted out. An ‘It’ girl who knows all the right people, and goes to all the right places, Angie has a wardrobe to die for, and, you might think, a bank account fitting of her social status. Not so. With her twenty-third birthday looming, Angie is broke; she’s also unemployed and is fast becoming dependant on her good friend Vodka to get her through the day. Angie knows that things have to change; random hook ups with guys s ...more
I really enjoyed this one much more than the first one. I just loved how honest and neurotic Angie was. Her life is so deliciously fucked up but you can't help but cheer her on all the way through the book. A series that wasn't all that much on my radar after the first installment now definitely is after the second. I wonder which roommate is up next.
I enjoyed Love and Chaos. It is the story of Angie James, a young woman living in Brooklyn with several other young women. Angie is having trouble with many things, including a difficult relationship with her parents, who are splitting up, Angie also had trouble keeping a job, not to mention the relationship problems she has with men. Angie meets a man named Sam, with whom she quickly develops a fast friendship. However, her roommate, Julia, has hopes for a romance with Sam. Angie decides she an ...more
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Gemma started writing anti-romantic comedies for girls who like chicklit that comforts and charms without the silly fluffy bits. She lives in Notting Hill in London, but grew up all over the place – mostly Hong Kong. She loves talking and writing, not necessarily in that order.

She also loves burgers, vodka, white-tipped Marlboro Lights, OK GO, Sixteen Candles, Lucky Jim, anything from Nora Ephron
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