Did you love Confessions of a Shopaholic
by Sophie Kinsella
? Confessions of a Shopaholic
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'The Devil Wears Prada' by Lauren Weisberger
The Devil Wear Prada shows the cutthroat side of fashion. When Andrea Sachs becomes the assistant to the editor of Runway magazine, she finds her life taken over by her new overbearing boss. A young, single protagonist, an inside look at the fashion world, a little comedy and romance -- these are the things that make The Devil Wears Prada such a fun read.
'The English American' by Alison Larkin
Simon & Schuster
The English American
is Alison Larkin's first novel, and it's a work of fiction drawn from the author's own experience as a young English woman who meets her biological parents, two eccentric Americans. Part chick-lit story about finding love, part emotional exploration of the lasting effects of adoption, The English American
is a charmingly-written novel.
'The Guy Not Taken' by Jennifer Weiner
The Guy Not Taken
is a well-written collection of short stories about sympathetic characters. These stories deal with women, relationships, families, and emotional struggles in a style that is light enough to please chick lit fans.
'Queen of Babble' by Meg Cabot
Queen of Babble by Meg Cabot
is a lighthearted story about Lizzie Nichols, who moves to England to live with a boy she knew for one day at college. Not surprisingly, he doesn’t turn out to be quite who she remembered, and she treks across Europe in search of other friends. The title refers to Lizzie’s tendency to babble, and she struggles to keep from telling other people too much. Queen of Babble
is a quick and easy read, perfect for an afternoon at the beach.
'Savannah Breeze' by Mary Kay Andrews
Savannah Breeze by Mary Kay Andrews
is the story of BeBe Loudermilk, a wealthy Savannah woman who loses almost all her worldly possessions to a con man. All BeBe's hope is in an old motel on Tybee Island that she decides to fix up. Savannah Breeze covers the con, the motel fix-up, the revenge and the romance that blossoms between Bebe and the motel's manager.
'Anybody Out There?' by Marian Keyes
Anybody Out There?
by Marian Keyes is the story of Anna Walsh, a Manhattan cosmetics publicist recovering from a serious loss. Anybody Out There?
is funny and swift-paced, but also manages to be serious and moving.
'Second Chance' by Jane Green
Holly is married with two children but not sure if she loves her husband. Olivia’s long-term boyfriend left her suddenly, and she hasn’t gotten her life together since then. Saffron is a successful actress in Hollywood, but she’s in love with a famous married actor. This once-close group of friends has drifted apart over the years, but they are suddenly jolted back into touch with each other after the tragic loss of a friend. Their friendships are renewed as a result, and they come to help shape each others’ futures in unexpected ways.