August 28, 2009
Ready for our next summer read? Of course you are! So now let’s dig into Lust, Loathing and a Little Lip Gloss by Kyra Davis, another Chicken Lit’er long-time favorite author. With a 5-star rating on BarnesandNoble.com, readers say this book is:
Another Wonderful Sophie Katz Installment… Best One Yet!… and Another Winner!
So again, let’s see what Sophie Katz is up to by picking up a copy and diving in. Then don’t forget to post your opinion on the book #45 web page under ‘Books‘ in the right-hand sidebar. Chocolates to be served.
July 25, 2009
Ambitious readers, are we? Absolutely! Because here we go with the third summer read, Dune Road by Jane Green. The book is described as:
Dune Road is another fun and fearless adventure that will take Green’s many fans from laughter to tears and back again.
We Chicken Lit’ers are all about tears and laughter, book-wise. So get your copy, the post your take on the book #44 web page under ‘Books‘ in the right-hand sidebar. Cookies and tea optional.
July 25, 2009
And without further ado, here’s the second of our three summer books:Twenties Girl by Sophie Kinsella. Here’s how one reviewer describes our pick:
Sophie Kinsella’s ‘Twenties Girl’ is a rip-roaring good time
~ The Canadian Press
We Chicken Lit’ers are all about rip-roaring good times, so let’s get started reading! Then don’t forget to pop on over to the book #43 web page under ‘Books‘ in the right-hand sidebar and post your thoughts.
July 25, 2009
Here it is, the first of three summer books we’ve been waiting for: Best Friends Forever by Jennifer Weiner. Praise for this novel could not get any better:
Voted Entertainment Weekly’s Must List “Book of the Summer”
Delicious… former mousy types, rejoice!
– People Magazine
Warmly and realistically drawn…
– Janet Maslin, The New York Times
A hilarious Caper, resplendent in charm and poignancy…
– Booklist, Starred Review
We really can’t go wrong with a Jennifer Weiner read, now could we? Of course not! So get your copy and start in on it. Then be sure to stop over and post a comment and/or final review on the book #42 web page under ‘Books‘ in the right-hand sidebar.
July 8, 2009
Ready or not, here it comes… Book #41 is The Bride Will Keep Her Name by Jan Goldstein. And check out the buzz on this member of the ‘Top 8 Beach Books’ (Cosmo):
Jan Goldstein manages to pull off a hip, zany, shivery combination of The Thin Man and Sex and the City. Don’t ask how he does it. Just hold on to the edge of your seat and read The Bride Will Keep Her Name.
~ Jacquelyn Mitchard, #1 NY Times bestselling author
This is it, readers. You really want to get your hands on this hot lil’ number! Get your copy, dive in, and then stop over and post a thought or two on the book #41 web page under ‘Books‘ in the right-hand sidebar. No questions asked.
July 2, 2009
*knock knock* Still there? If so, you’ll be pleased to know we have yet another author to add to our Chicken Lit Bookclub Newbie list! Book #40 is How to Be Single written by Liz Tuccillo. Notably, she has received quite the praise from one of our favorite authors with this review:
Liz Tuccillo’s debut novel is part fascinating, hands-and-lips-on anthropological study and part whirlwind trip around the world. But most of all, How To Be Single is a tribute to female friendship with a double dose of hilarity and heart!
~ Claire Cook, author of Summer Blowout, The Wildwater Walking Club and Life’s a Beach
Prepared for an adventure? But of course you are, don’t be silly. So go ahead and get your copy/download and post your take on the book #40 web page under ‘Books‘ in the right-hand sidebar, at your convenience of course.
June 1, 2009
Guess what, readers? New author alert! Our book #39 selection is called Just Breathe by Susan Wiggs and has received favorable reviews such as this:
An emotionally wrought story that will have readers reaching for the Kleenex once moment and snickering out loud the next.~ Publishers Weekly
Got your box of Kleenexes? Keep it handy! Then just post your own personal review on the book #39 web page under ‘Books‘ in the right-hand sidebar, no timeline needed.