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For Women Only: What You Need to Know about the Inner Lives of Men
If I could give this 0 stars or 0.5 stars, I would.

I regret buying this on an impressive level. I honestly feel lied to since I didn't know this book...more
Sep 30, 2009
Sep 07, 2009
The Rise of Enlightened Sexism: How Pop Culture Took Us from Girl Power to Girls Gone Wild
I really enjoyed this book. It was intelligent, well-informed, and articulate. Writing with humor and attitude, Douglas calls the many faces of media...more
Jun 22, 2011
Jun 13, 2011
Sullivan’s debut novel focuses on the lives of four young women in their years at Smith, how close they become, and what happens when they grow up. Ap...more
May 10, 2013
Jul 25, 2009
Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman's Guide to Why Feminism Matters
I really liked this book. I wear the label 'Feminist' with pride. She makes several well-research, well-supported arguments in favor of feminism. It i...more
Aug 2009
Aug 01, 2009
The Sleeping Beauty Proposal
**spoiler alert** I am not a big chick lit fan. I generally find the genre to be insipid, predictable and largely uniteresting. I read this book based...more
Jan 05, 2010
Jan 03, 2010
Read My Hips: How I Learned to Love My Body, Ditch Dieting, and Live Large
Overall this book hovered between somewhere between OK and good. I liked the overall message but in the context of an entire book, it got repetitive.

Aug 31, 2011
Aug 28, 2011
Jane and the Damned (Immortal Jane Austen, #1)
**spoiler alert** While there have been several spins and spoofs on the classic + monster genre, I liked this one better than your standard issue spin...more
Feb 24, 2011
Feb 18, 2011
Something Borrowed (Darcy & Rachel, #1)
Rachel always plays it safe, puts others before herself and is the epitome of a good girl. That is until her 30th birthday when she sleeps with her li...more
Jun 05, 2009
May 29, 2009
There's Cake in My Future
I normally don’t like chick lit because it’s all the same. This one was similar but different enough for me to lose myself in it. It centers on three...more
Jan 29, 2011
Jan 18, 2011
A Silent Life
One of the biggest things that stood out to me about this novel was how lyrical and poetic the writing was. My professor compared it to Keats "Ode to...more
Mar 29, 2009
Apr 02, 2009
A Little Night Magic
Liv is a small town waitress who decides to shake up her life but before she can, life decides to shake back. Now this small town girl is being dragge...more
Jun 25, 2012
Jun 25, 2012
I Do But I Don't: Why the Way We Marry Matters
I am so glad there is a book out there about how messed up the modern wedding industry is. Wicoff provides a feminist dissection of several different...more
Jul 12, 2012
May 29, 2012
Reading Women: How the Great Books of Feminism Changed My Life
Staal began this book by auditing Fem Texts at her alma mater when the famous feminist book The Feminine Mystique suddenly rang very true to her. From...more
Mar 18, 2011
Feb 02, 2011
Reality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth About Guilty Pleasure TV
The more I saw what modern television had to offer, the less I believed in it. Pozner spent 10 years watching the best and worst of reality (and surre...more
Jan 23, 2012
Aug 29, 2011
Altared: Bridezillas, Bewilderment, Big Love, Breakups, and What Women Really Think About Contemporary Weddings
I have a morbid fascination with how weddings have blown up in the last decade or so. Were reception dresses even a thing in the 90’s? This book did a...more
Sep 26, 2013
Nov 24, 2011
Jane Austen Made Me Do It: Original Stories Inspired by Literature's Most Astute Observer of the Human Heart
Love or hate her, everyone in the western world knows Jane Austen. This anthology is for those who love her. The only rule for these stories is that J...more
May 2012
Dec 25, 2011
While I enjoyed her previous book, I was looking forward to reading this one. While the previous one was detailing her life thus far, this one was abo...more
Jan 21, 2014
Apr 09, 2010
Chore Whore: Adventures of a Celebrity Personal Assistant
This ended up being a pleasant surprise. I tend to find chick lit rather predictable and vapid. There is plenty of well written chick lit out there bu...more
Jun 16, 2010
Mar 18, 2009
My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding (There Be Pirates, #1; Kit and Olivia, #2; Nightcreature, #5.5; Sookie Stackhouse, #6.1; The Dresden Files, #7.5; Dark-Hunter, #6.25)
This is an anthology of supernatural fiction with one thing in common. All the stories are tied to a wedding in some way. Nine stories from some of to...more
Jan 22, 2010
Jan 14, 2010
MWF Seeking BFF: My Yearlong Search For A New Best Friend
If you’ve ever moved to a new place or stayed in one when everyone else moved away, you understand Bertsche’s intense search for friends. I went throu...more
Feb 08, 2012
Jan 24, 2012
Up for Renewal: What Magazines Taught Me About Love, Sex, and Starting Over
When Cathy realizes her life is a complete mess and nothing is going right. She doesn’t know where to begin to fix it. When she makes a list of things...more
Mar 24, 2010
Jan 20, 2010
The Nanny Diaries (Nanny, #1)
I will be honest and say that it has been a while since I read this book. That is because I have tried to go back and I just can't do it. The writers...more
Apr 2005
Mar 12, 2009
Dear John
I read a bunch of his stuff in high school. I liked it for a while but after a series of depressing endings, I gave up. This book was not only the exc...more
Jan 21, 2010
Jan 02, 2010
Have I Got a Guy for You: What Really Happens When Mom Fixes You Up
An anthology of women set-up on bad dates by their mothers, this story is by women of various ages, cultural backgrounds and in different time periods...more
Apr 2009
Mar 24, 2009
I Was Told There'd Be Cake
A fun and funny collection of essays. I really liked it because I appreciated a collection from someone I could actually relate to. She’s a single, wo...more
Apr 03, 2010
Jun 06, 2009
Oh No She Didn't: The Top 100 Style Mistakes Women Make and How to Avoid Them
Funny, fresh, and just a bit bitchier than what you see on the show. I agree with almost all of what he says as it tends to ring very true for style f...more
Nov 2010
Nov 02, 2010
A Version of the Truth
I really enjoyed this book. It was a very different vein from their previous work about a book addict. This character is dyslexic and has never gone t...more
Apr 27, 2010
Mar 18, 2009
The Between Boyfriends Book: A Collection of Cautiously Hopeful Essays
I liked this book but I didn’t love it. It was a good collection of essays about dating, not dating, and relationships. Many of her observations are f...more
Feb 28, 2010
Jun 06, 2009
The Accidental Virgin
I would rank this book as mediocre. I have read much better and wittier chick lit than this. A woman has realized that she has not had sex in almost a...more
Sep 07, 2006
Mar 24, 2009
The Guy Not Taken: Stories
Another lovely collection of short stories about women coping with family, loving, dating, and life. My only sticking point is that Weiner always seem...more
Jun 08, 2008
Mar 11, 2009
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