Shopaholic to the Stars

Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) has stars in her eyes. She and her daughter, Minnie, have joined husband Luke in LA—city of herbal smoothies, multimillion-dollar yoga retreats, and the lure of celebrity. ...

Wedding Night – A Giveaway

A postal goof-up ensured that I received two copies of Wedding Night by Sophie Kinsella for review. Since I have already reviewed the book, Random House India kindly agreed to my hosting a giveaway of th...

Wedding Night

Lottie is tired of long-term boyfriends who don't want to commit to marriage. After yet another disillusionment with her current boyfriend, when ex-flame Ben reappears and reminds her of their pact to get m...
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Top Five Books of 2012

I've seen all over the internet that people have done memes putting up top 10, and top 20 best books they read in 2012. Unfortunately, since I only read 26 books in 2012, it doesn't make any sense for me to tak...
The Wedding Girl by Madeleine Wickham

The Wedding Girl

The Wedding Girl by Madeleine Wickham When ‘I do’ gives you déjà vu it could be a problem. At the age of eighteen, in that first golden Oxford summer, Milly was up for anything. Rupert and his American ...

I’ve Got Your Number

Sophie Kinsella has taken over the chick-lit market with her brand of books. Although I am not a fan of the flaky heroine (her speciality), I like it when it's done by Kinsella. Her heroines may not be the brig...
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My First Tag of 2010

My reading efforts and my life in general has been pretty lacklustre of late. Nothing eventful to blog about. Couple of weeks back, the snubnose was down with pneumonia. In the ensuing worry, leave from office,...
Cocktails for Three by Madeleine Wickham

Cocktails for Three

I have always liked Sophie Kinsella's Shopaholic books and so last week, while browsing the chick-lit section at Eloor Library, when I came across a series of books written under her actual name - Madeleine Wic...

Certain Girls

I picked up Certain Girls by Jennifer Weiner, because it was a sequel to Good In Bed, which I had read many years back and enjoyed thoroughly. Jennifer Weiner is also one of the better chick-lit writers out the...

Can you Keep a Secret?

After the somewhat heavy going of The Given Day, I was in the mood for some light n easy reading. With this in mind, in my next trip to Eloor Library, I picked up Can you Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella. I ha...