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A Vintage Affair
3.80
really liked it
B&N Recommends:

Among B&N booksellers who helped choose the book, Amy Abst of Duluth, Minn., said, "I want to share it with my mother, my siste
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Aug 02, 2010
Jun 30, 2010
 
The Assistants
3.47
really liked it
When I began reading this, I forgot the good review and started grumbling that I don't like caper books. But then I became captivated and I thought ba ...more
Aug 18, 2016
Aug 18, 2016
 
The Hating Game
4.23
it was amazing
Loved this charming and funny book about bitter rivals at a recently merged publishing company! It's got more than mere chick lit appeal. Here is a li ...more
Jul 18, 2016
Jul 13, 2016
 
Summer of Love
3.89
it was ok
I love Katie Fforde and believe I own every book she has written, but this was a disappointment. The heroine was indecisive and dishonest with her boy ...more
Aug 2012
Aug 07, 2012
 
Arranged
3.69
really liked it


Really enjoyed this!
Jun 20, 2012
Jun 19, 2011
 
Big Little Lies
4.23
really liked it
I really enjoyed this story about three very different women, which begins when their children attend a kindergarten orientation. Told in flashbacks, ...more
Dec 30, 2016
Jun 30, 2014
 
The Wild Woman's Guide to Traveling the World
3.95
liked it
A romantic story with exotic travel and a sexy hero for anyone who yearns to quit her job and travel the world!

Here is a link to my review: https://pe
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Jan 18, 2018
Jan 16, 2018
 
The Baby Plan
3.65
liked it
A humorous look at modern day pregnancy - here is a link to my review:https://perfectretort.blogspot.co.uk/...
Apr 09, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
 
Dear Mr. Knightley
3.94
really liked it
Delightful! I should not have waited so long to read this modern version of Daddy Long Legs. Admittedly, there was not much suspense but seeing how th ...more
Apr 20, 2014
Nov 05, 2013
 
The Undomestic Goddess
3.82
liked it
The beginning of this book is like some of my very worst days... I found this book very entertaining, especially the legal bits. Three and a half star ...more
Aug 04, 2009
Aug 03, 2009
 
Bergdorf Blondes
3.27
it was ok
Here is a link to my review:
http://perfectretort.blogspot.com/201...
Aug 31, 2014
Aug 30, 2014
 
Fen
3.78
did not like it
Abysmal but I finished it so I could donate to the library tomorrow.
May 31, 2013
May 16, 2013
 
The One That I Want
3.39
it was ok
I wanted to like this book because it contained lots of elements I usually like: three sisters, good friends, somewhat of a school setting, etc. Howev ...more
Aug 22, 2012
Aug 09, 2012
 
Heart of the Matter
3.73
really liked it
While each of the three main characters was flawed, and I could see that some readers would find the book disturbing, I could not put it down and foun ...more
Jul 29, 2010
Jul 28, 2010
 
Two For Joy
4.03
liked it
It's very odd - I don't think I read this before but I can predict every single thing that is going to happen before it does. Maybe this is because I ...more
Jun 02, 2010
Jun 01, 2010
 
The Great Christmas Knit Off
4.04
really liked it
A fun holiday read. Here is a link to my review:
http://perfectretort.blogspot.com/201...
Oct 25, 2015
Oct 29, 2015
 
My Lurid Past
2.92
it was ok
So far this is dreadful but I am waiting for the train and my only other option is the Bostonians. At least this book will fulfill its other role-that ...more
Jun 26, 2012
Jun 20, 2012
 
I Remember You
3.51
it was ok
Readable but very disappointing: the heroine was passive and annoying, and her childhood friend, Adam, was unappealing and flawed in his understanding ...more
Jul 11, 2012
Jul 04, 2012
 
Billy and Me (Billy and Me, #1)
3.86
liked it
Completely improbable but a pleasant beach read
Aug 14, 2016
Aug 14, 2016
 
Early Decision: A Novel
3.23
really liked it
Recommended. Here is the link to my review:
http://perfectretort.blogspot.com/201...
Aug 28, 2014
Aug 26, 2014
 
More Than Love Letters
3.74
liked it
Pleasant but not extraordinary. 3 1/2 stars
Sep 03, 2011
Sep 02, 2011
 
Going Home
3.64
liked it
Pleasant but predictable chick lit, memorable primarily because of several tributes to Georgette Heyer.
Oct 22, 2009
Oct 14, 2009
 
A Crowded Marriage
3.77
really liked it
Light but amusing
Apr 24, 2012
Apr 21, 2012
 
The Idea of Him
2.84
liked it
Here is a link to my review and giveaway (copy of the book and a candle):
http://perfectretort.blogspot.com/201...
Apr 15, 2014
Apr 01, 2014
 
I Think I Love You
3.11
really liked it
Great fun!
Sep 19, 2014
Sep 12, 2014
 
Paradise House
3.86
it was ok
This book has a little of everything - dyslexic heroine, deaf hero, best friend who steals boyfriend and has sex with him, mother who has left the fam ...more
Dec 2007
Dec 17, 2007
 
J'adore New York
3.49
it was ok
So disappointed in this book: by the dimwitted heroine (who should have been disbarred or fired for her behavior), her lack of discretion, her shoppin ...more
Nov 08, 2012
Jul 28, 2012
 
Too Many Godmothers
3.63
liked it
The first book I read by Kate Fenton, Lions and Liquorice
(US title Vanity and Vexation), was so outstanding that I have not adjusted to the fact that
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Jan 2002
Jul 20, 2007
 
Time of My Life
3.46
really liked it
I enjoyed this and thought it was cleverly done, although there were some timing issues my sister and I couldn't quite agree on and Jillian's decision ...more
Dec 28, 2008
Dec 27, 2008
 
Stoats & Weasels
3.64
it was ok
Five art students in the 60s: red-haired Emma, manipulative Alison, conceited George, shy Bill, and sarcastic Jay live intertwining lives in London. T ...more
Jan 1993
May 18, 2008
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