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Metro Girl (Alex Barnaby, #1)
Having just read A Thousand Acres, I needed something "lite", and this perfectly fit the bill. I found it fun and silly, and some of the writing was q...more
Dec 18, 2005
Jan 04, 2009
Isabel's Bed
A quote from Julia Glass (Chicago Tribune) from the back of the book: "If Jane Austen had been born about two centuries later, gone to Smith, then pal...more
Sep 2004
Jan 07, 2009
In Her Shoes
If I listed the Jennifer Weiner books in order of preference, I'd say "Good in Bed", then "Little Earthquakes", and then this. But the movie of this!...more
Oct 2004
Jan 07, 2009
Room For Improvement
Very interesting, highly entertaining, and surprisingly graphic. I realized as I got into it that she was treating the reader like a new friend. In th...more
Jul 2006
Dec 31, 2008
The Unexpected Salami
So I realized that sometimes it's not good to read two books in a row by the same author. Especially if you read a second or third book by them, and t...more
Aug 2004
Jan 06, 2009
Girls' Poker Night
If you liked "Good in Bed", you'll probably like this too.

This is a pretty entertaining book about a writer who hides behind humor and makes changes r...more
Apr 2004
Jan 05, 2009
Loves Me, Loves Me Not
**spoiler alert** Disclaimer: Unfortunately, I got this book from a "book of the month"-type club before I remembered to cancel it (after getting two...more
May 2006
Dec 31, 2008
The Eggnog Chronicles
A charming little piece of lighthearted chick lit only slightly spoiled by the totally unnecessary and very descriptive sex scenes in each of the thre...more
Jun 2006
Dec 31, 2008
American Girls about Town
Well, I read this on two different airplanes. I left it in my carry-on from the last trip, and then I read it when I came back to NYC for this week.

Nov 2005
Jan 02, 2009
The Undomestic Goddess
Notes from BookCrossing:
I'll admit I'm not a fan (actually that's not even close to how I feel) -- I don't like the Shopaholic books at all. BUT. . ....more
Jun 2006
Dec 31, 2008
Little Bitty Lies
What an odd book! First, I thought it was going to be chick lit, but it wasn't. It more like Chick Limystery. Or something :)

It was very light and flu...more
Feb 2006
Dec 31, 2008
I Don't Know How She Does It: The Life of Kate Reddy, Working Mother
What to say? I really liked this book, but I also found it kind of sad. I was trying to think of how to describe it, and realized that it reminded me...more
May 2005
Jan 02, 2009
Last Chance Saloon
Book review from BookCrossing: I'm a disaster at remembering to write journal entries while I can still remember the book! Sheesh! And the only reason...more
Jan 2006
Dec 31, 2008
Pretty Is as Pretty Does
I took this with me on a business trip, which was a good thing, too, as I finished a book and 1/2, that day, just during travel!

Unfortunately, the onl...more
Feb 2005
Jan 02, 2009
Weekend in Paris
I read this in Zürich, on a quick trip to see my brother's family, which is fun because of the Euro feel of this book.

Anyway, it was a good "lite" rea...more
Nov 2005
Jan 02, 2009
The Vodka Dialogue
Note 1 from my entry on BookCrossing:
Mid-read journal entry: This started suspiciously like those stupid Shopaholic books, and I almost got upset. So...more
Apr 2005
Jan 02, 2009
The Hot Flash Club
Review from BookCrossing: I read this on the plane on a business trip to New Jersey, and now it's back on DMA7's desk, waiting to be sent to the BCer...more
Jan 2006
Dec 31, 2008
Best Friends Forever
Good, and hard to put down, but she's done others better. It was sort of a cross between Firefly Lane (which was better), the Laura Linney storyline f...more
Sep 10, 2011
Sep 12, 2011
Dear Neighbor, Drop Dead
This book was not at all as it seemed. Sure, it was chick-mom-lit and sure it was pretty funny and sure it went fast. But it also had a more depth tha...more
Apr 21, 2011
Apr 20, 2011
Something Borrowed
I knew it was chicklit. I knew Darcy would be unlikeable. I'm even pretty sure I've read this before but since I couldn't find a review for it anywher...more
Jun 18, 2011
Jun 15, 2011
The Manolo Matrix (Codebreaker Trilogy #2)
This is the perfect book for sitting on the back deck in the sun! I read it on Monday(6/5/06), and loved it. Of course, now I want to read The Givench...more
Jun 05, 2006
Dec 31, 2008
Spoiled (Spoiled, #1)
This was charming and darling (charling? darming?) and went by like a flash. It can't get any better than a "Clueless"-type girl with a friend named A...more
Jun 21, 2011
Jun 20, 2011
The Nanny Diaries (Nanny, #1)
I was first introduced to this book via a thread in the BookCrossing chit-chat forums. (click here)

I actually liked it (mostly) until the end. No spoi...more
Feb 2004
Jan 04, 2009
Crazy For You
This book read in June of 2005 and I didn't attempt to write the book review until November. My mistake.

Guess what? It's been too long. I can hardly r...more
Jun 2005
Jan 02, 2009
The Other Side of the Story
It was good, but not fab. Interesting chick lit if you're interested in writing, as two of the women are writers (among other things), and one is an a...more
Jun 2006
Dec 31, 2008
Loved it. Loved the dress, loved the shoes, loved the bag, loved it. THIS is good chicklit. In fact, it was so good, I almost hate to call it chicklit...more
Jun 22, 2011
May 11, 2011
Sex with the Ex
This is the "other" book I got from that book-of-the-month club thing before I had the wisdom to cancel it.

My review from BookCrossing:
Well, I did rea...more
Jan 2006
Dec 31, 2008
Who You Know
I thought there was a law that all chick lit needed to be set in New York or London, with occasional special dispensation for short trips to Ireland....more
Jul 2006
Dec 31, 2008
The Cinderella Pact
As I told my friend Rebekkila in the comments to her review of this book, I actually saw a movie made from this several years ago. I'm embarrassed to...more
Sep 12, 2011
Sep 10, 2011
The Year Of Living Famously (Red Dress Ink Novels)
I got this one from a free promotion by Red Dress. And here is my lame review from BookCrossing:

There were parts of this that were totally unbelievabl...more
Jul 2006
Dec 31, 2008
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