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Bitter is the New Black: Confessions of a Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smartass, Or, Why You Should Never Carry A Prada Bag to the Unemployment Office
3.91
Jen Lancaster fully admits that at the height of the dot-com boom (heck, in the years leading up to it, too) she was rather a demanding beyotch.

But af...more
Apr 11, 2007
Oct 22, 2008
 
Growing Pains
3.93
Yes, I know it's ridiculous a 23-year-old writing an autobiography, but Billie Piper has packed more into her 23 years than many people do in a lifeti...more
Dec 2007
Dec 30, 2007
 
Remember Me?
3.73
It's not the waking up in hospital that freaks out Lexi Smart. It's the fact that she's got nails to die for, porcelain veneers, a glossy mane of hair...more
Feb 27, 2008
Feb 27, 2008
 
Coffee at Luke's: An Unauthorized Gilmore Girls Gabfest
3.60
I have mixed feelings about this book since I wanted to have an essay in it and they turned me down - Me! Don't they know who I am? Ahem - but, at the...more
Nov 2007
Dec 21, 2007
 
The Secret Dreamworld of a Shopaholic (Shopaholic, #1)
3.55
The ultimate in girlie escapism, the first of the super-successful 'Shopaholic' series from Sophie Kinsella is a laugh-out loud cautionary tale of wha...more
Aug 03, 2005
Feb 23, 2008
 
An Englishwoman in New York
2.61
This book is a bit odd (though I can't really put my finger on why) and not what I was expecting (the cover doesn't fit it AT ALL), but I really enjoy...more
Jun 12, 2013
Jun 11, 2013
 
The Reincarnationist (Reincarnationist, #1)
3.43
The Reincarnationist is about the tenth book by M. J. Rose and is a thriller set in the present and the past thanks to numerous past life flash backs....more
Jan 2008
Jan 08, 2008
 
Crossed Bones
3.75
If the sub-title of Crossed Bones - 'the all-true adventures and most unlikely romance of a pirate’s slave girl - puts you off a little, don’t worry;...more
Mar 10, 2008
Mar 10, 2008
 
The Trouble With Marriage
3.41
The Trouble With Marriage is more Joanna Trollope than Sophie Kinsella, but there is nothing wrong with that.

It's subtitled 'What happens after the 'h...more
Mar 06, 2008
Mar 06, 2008
 
Not Buying It
2.94
This book was more wide-ranging than I expected: I thought it would be a personal journey, but it looks at issues of world economics, environmental co...more
May 23, 2007
Mar 20, 2008
 
Split by a Kiss
3.64
Split by a Kiss is wonderful. It's the story of Jo who moves to America with her mum and soon finds herself kissing the school hunk during a session o...more
Feb 22, 2008
Feb 22, 2008
 
Meet Me at the Cupcake Café (At the Cupcake Café, #1)
3.90
Exactly the book I needed for a day at home with a poorly child! Lovely, cosy, romantic escapism. I loved it. Oh and it inspired me to bake my first c...more
May 16, 2011
May 16, 2011
 
Just a Girl, Standing in Front of a Boy
4.32
Really loved this. Funny, sweet, sad and sexy.
Sep 21, 2013
Sep 20, 2013
 
Boy Meets Girl (Boy, #2)
3.78
Ten pages into this book and I was ready to give up. But I persevered and found myself getting into it despite myself. The most important thing to rea...more
Sep 22, 2005
Feb 24, 2008
 
Finding Margo
3.30
Margo Hunter feels trapped. Her husband is sitting beside her in the car swearing at her, calling her a half-wit with venom in his voice and she has h...more
Mar 25, 2008
Mar 26, 2008
 
Marriage Rules: A Manual for the Married and the Coupled Up
3.61
I don't think I've ever read a marriage manual before, but I'd seen this one recommended so many times that I thought I'd give it a go. And it's so go...more
May 15, 2013
May 14, 2013
 
This Charming Man
3.71
Reviewed by Claire Allan

I doubt there has been such an eagerly awaited book as Marian Keyes' This Charming Man - how we have watched eagerly over the...more
May 12, 2008
Jul 03, 2008
 
Being a Boy
4.47
Been looking forward to reading this for ages, so when I bought it for my nephews for Christmas I had to have a sneaky read first. Absolutely loved it...more
Dec 22, 2013
Dec 21, 2013
 
The Department of Lost & Found
3.75
Ever since I heard about Allison Winn Scotch's debut novel, The Department of Lost and Found, I've been looking forward to reading it. It's about Nata...more
Jun 21, 2007
Jul 18, 2008
 
Agnes and the Hitman
3.89
My head hurts from trying to explain any aspect of this story without giving something away, but it's not so complicated when you read it, honest (oka...more
Nov 2007
Dec 21, 2007
 
Since I Don't Have You
3.49
Since I Don’t Have You is based on a sad premise. Rachel, Mariel and Jenny are best friends who share everything, and their children Emma, Catherine,...more
Mar 31, 2008
Mar 31, 2008
 
Pretty Face
3.73
I enjoyed Mary Hogan's book The Serious Kiss, but I wasn't wild about it. I enjoyed Pretty Face much more, even though it deals with some of the same...more
Apr 2008
Mar 31, 2008
 
Extreme Motherhood: The Triplet Diaries
3.95
Unexpectedly pregnant - and with a daughter under a year old - Jackie Clune discovered that she was carrying natural triplets. (Even though I've read...more
Sep 25, 2008
Sep 19, 2008
 
Certain Girls (Cannie Shapiro #2)
3.62
I couldn't decide whether to re-read Jennifer Weiner's debut novel, Good in Bed, before reading the long-awaited follow-up, Certain Girls, but in the...more
Apr 08, 2008
Mar 18, 2008
 
Size Doesn't Matter (Heather Wells, #3)
3.81
This is the third novel in the Heather Wells series, following Size 12 is Not Fat and Size 14 is Not Fat Either. Personally, I think this might just b...more
Jan 03, 2008
Dec 21, 2007
 
The Bermudez Triangle
3.51
Maureen Johnson's second novel, The Bermudez Triangle, was famously banned by a school library in Oklahoma. Why? Lesbian content. I know! In a young a...more
Dec 2007
Dec 20, 2007
 
Midori by Moonlight
3.42
I know I'm shallow, but I was mainly attracted to Midori By Moonlight because of the cover: moonlight, cupcakes and a cute outfit on the illustration!...more
Feb 12, 2008
Feb 01, 2008
 
How I Write: Secrets of a Bestselling Author
3.75
Since I love Janet Evanovich's books so much, it was only natural that I would want to read the guide she has written to how she actually *writes* the...more
Apr 11, 2008
Mar 23, 2008
 
For One More Day
4.04
Mitch Albom wrote Tuesdays With Morrie and The Five People You Meet In Heaven. For One More Day is the story of Charley 'Chick' Benetto a baseball pla...more
Feb 18, 2008
Feb 18, 2008
 
Decent Exposure (Little Black Dress)
3.31
The plot - city girl meets rugged and handsome outdoor guy - is sprinkled with twists and misunderstandings which keep you turning the pages. The char...more
Nov 2007
Dec 21, 2007
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