Book Genre: Chick Lit

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Sarah Dessen
Colleen
2

What started out strong as an interesting story about identity turned into a rather boring chick lit tale with lots of happy resolutions that I didn't quite buy. McLean reinvents herself every time she moves to a new town. But during this new move she unexpectedly puts down roots. The narration...

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Susan Rieger
KristinR
2

Blech. To be fair, this was a good idea for a book, and it was certainly a well-written one. But it wasn't humorous, as it claimed to be, nor interesting, as one would assume it should be. Oh well.

Sophie Diehl is a young criminal lawyer at a prestigious New England firm who is...

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Mindy Kaling
Angelita
4

Mindy Kalling is a comedic genius, I can tell by watching the shows she has participated in. I decided to read her book to see her real thoughts on life. She discusses everything from adolescence to being a writer in Hollywood. Also, what it took for her to become a writer on a hit show. It's...

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Sarah Addison Allen
Emily
4

Kate Pheris lost her husband to a tragic accident last year and also lost herself, she wrapped herself up in grief and "fell asleep" for a year. During which time her over-powering mother-in-law, Cricket, stepped in to "care" for her and her daughter Devin. But just this morning, Kate heard a...

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Jennifer Morey
Zac
1

They made me read a romance. It was tough. I picked a skinny one hoping it would lessen the pain. It didn’t.

I also picked this one because of the title. Bad girl turns librarian? – I can dig it. But the mentioned scandal isn’t really scandalous, and it doesn’t stay a secret beyond the...

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Sarah MacLean
Kristi
3

In Regency England, Lady Pippa is about to marry her safe but boring duke. He’s a catch, but she’s not. She’s more interested in her science, dogs, and books.  She doesn’t care about the latest fashion or passion. For purely scientific reasons, she is interested in what might happen on her...

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Rainbow Rowell
Kristi
1

Cather and Wren are twins going to college. Cath is hurt when Wren doesn't want to room with her and she ends up with Reagan as her roommate.  They have nothing in common and Reagan is never home but her weird friend Levi is always hanging around. Cath is having a hard time adjusting and...

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Justine Larbalestier
Hope H
3

Most people have a fairy which charms them in some way. Charlie's best friend, Rochelle, has a clothes shopping fairy which always scores her amazing deals (when it isn't raining, anyway). Charlie's romantic rival, Fiorenze, has an all boys will like you fairy which overrides their usual dating...

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Michelle
2

If paranormal romance is your thing, here are four novellas made for you. There are shapeshifters, fugitive princes and other strange folk, complete with racy bits.

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Janet Evanovich
Michelle
3

For a light romance and adventure story, this was pretty entertaining. If you're looking for something substantial, this is not it.

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Nancy Osa
Shanna
4

Violeta Paz has just turned fifteen years old, and her Cuban grandmother insists that she must have a quinceañera, a traditional coming-of-age celebration for young women.  The party is supposed to mark her transition into young womanhood, but Violeta just isn’t sure if all the...

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Kristen Ashley
ShellyB
4

I was pleasantly surprised by this one - I picked it up on a whim, intrigued by the Denver setting more than anything else, and it way exceeded all my expectations!  Filled with fun, interesting, eccentric characters (they are often too good to be true, but what the heck, that's why we read...

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E. L James
Rebecca
1

I try to be fair with reviews. I really do. If I don’t like something, I tell you why I don't like it, and/or what I typically DO like, so that you (Gentle Reader) can evaluate my judgments, and decide for yourself if the things that bother me about a book are also likely to bother you. I’m not...

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Julie Anne Peters
Mandy M.
5

Julie Ann Peters is probably my favorite author of all time. I offer this as a disclaimer because I think it would pain my heart to give her anything below a five star rating. That bias aside though, Grl2Grl is a great resource for teens or adults who are questioning their gender identity or...

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Jessica Anthony
Angelita
3

The concept of the "graphic" novel is simple. There are pictures that connect with the story. The simplicity is wonderful because the reader can fill the gaps for themselves. The only thing I didn't like was the characters were too simple. The two main characters were in love with each other,...

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Dyan Sheldon
Angelita
3

*Spoiler Alert* This book was difficult for me to finish, mostly because of the situation that was going on in the book. It is a great book for teens because it discusses a serious topic of a controlling boyfriend or girlfriend. And how you may not even be aware of the situation that you're...

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Melissa De la Cruz
Shanna
3

I'll admit it-I'm tired of vampires, sick of zombies, and (dare I say it?) fed up with the undead.  But witches are another story altogether!  And this particular witch story is so fun that I bet it could win over a few of the magic-haters out there.  

Witches of East End...

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Kami Garcia
Angelita
4

This is book two of the "Caster Chronicles", it picks up where book one leaves off. The emotion is on high for this book. It can be a roller coaster ride, but I didn't stop reading the book because I wanted to know the outcome. The book is really heavy with the light and dark theme. You want to...

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Kami Garcia
Angelita
4

This is book one of the series. I will be honest and say that I only decided to read it because there was a movie being made based on the book. As far as the book goes, I really enjoyed it. It was written from a male point of view, which was done really well. I am used to reading Young Adult...

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Kami Garcia
Angelita
3

This is book three of the Caster Chronicles. I would start at book one to get all the exposition and character development for the series. This book isn't my favorite so far in the series. It was basically picking up all the pieces from the second book, but also preparing for the fourth book....

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Jenn McKinlay
IAmGenesis
2

As the first book of the Library Lover's Mysteries, this book was a charming, quick read. The story was a well rounded mystery, with a homespun feel. The characters were amusing and witty, and the story was engaging. All in all, it was cute, but not amazing. This would be a great read for those...

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Debbie Macomber
lisab
3

The first in what has become series; I can see why readers like her books. The story is about Jo Marie Rose, a widow whose husband has been killed in Afghanistan. As part of the moving forward process, she buys a B&B on Puget Sound.  This story tells about her first customers and of her...

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Cindi Madsen
L.F.
3

Cindi Madsen is the author of YA novels All the Broken Pieces, Cipher, and Demons of the Sun and adult contemporary romances Falling for her Fiancé and Act Like You Love MeCinderella Screwed Me Over, a women’s fiction novel, is the...

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Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
CarolE
4

Here’s a sunny tale of a typical working girl in London who receives an inheritance that allows her to escape her life in the PR world to use her skills at home remodeling in a remote part of the country. Kate becomes involved with the family of the local squire and all the accompanying horses,...

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Rainbow Rowell
Hope H
4

I first heard about Fangirl​ from Tumblr, online land of the fangirls (and a few fanboys) where we native nerds can flail about our favorite book/movie/show/comic/podcast/romantic pairing (OTP)/friendship (BROTP)/character/fanfiction/fanart/gifset/etc. to our hearts'...