Set in the 1990s, Combat Skirts narrates the story of a bubbly and vivacious young woman, Saba Minhas. Saba has joined a law college in Calcutta, and has also enrolled herself in an army hostel (AWWA) in the city. While she had big ideas about her newfound freedom, she is disappointed upon her arrival in the city.
Stella Lane is a geek who loves Math and Economics. Good at her job, she lacks social skills and is miserable when it comes to the dating department. Single at thirty and constantly pushed by her Mom, Stella decides to take a leap of faith when hires the services of a professional escort, Michael Phan.
Expect a book that is a light and fluffy read, perfect for a lazy afternoon or a cozy night in. Expect a book that is a heartwarming summer romance. Expect a book that has a bit of drama and humour in addition to the romance. Expect a book that is lengthy but effortlessly so. Expect a book that is best suited for chick-lit and romance lovers.
Koi Good News? is a book that makes you laugh and laugh without inhibitions. With some very witty writing, a generous dose of local Punjabi influence, an informal language, relatable characters and an effortless narrative – the book is a perfect way to pass a dull afternoon or a boring night.
Vivien’s Heavenly Ice Cream Shop by Abby Clements is about ice creams, two sisters, and a great and unforgettable summer. Expect a book that is as much about finding love as it is about being together as a family. In a nutshell – expect a book that is chick-lit to its core.
The Copenhagen Affair has something of everything – it has mystery, thrill, a sense of adventure, romance, illicit relationships, and a lot of drama. But what it essentially talks about are just two things – marriage and depression. The two are interrelated in the book but at the same time, they are not.
Secret Diary of an Incurable Romantic is the story of Madhubala Ray, a thirty-year-old newly widowed woman who teaches social sciences to the students of a posh Chennai school. She lives with her seventy-year-old mother-in-law who, much to her chagrin, isn’t the chatty sorts.
Wedding Pickle will appeal to the masses but more so to the female readers. Neha’s writing style combines romance and chick-lit in an almost effortless way. Her strength as a writer lies in making the book appeal to a large number of readers with the help of a story which celebrates women and their flaws.
PLOT: 2/5 CHARACTERS: 3/5 WRITING STYLE: 4/5 CLIMAX: 2/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 2.5/5 If you’re a chick-lit buff who loves just the right amount of drama mixed with reality checks, this is the book for you. “Love is Never Easy” by Donna Dias Manuel is a fast-paced and engaging read. The synopsis of the book may […]
PLOT: 3/5 CHARACTERS: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 4/5 CLIMAX: 3/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 What does it promise? Are you a chick-lit book lover like me? Have you been waiting for a nice fun chick lit to dig into? If the answers to these questions are yes, then worry not, because you are going to read about […]
PLOT: 3.5/5 CHARACTERS: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5 CLIMAX: 3.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 I am a huge fan of chick-lit. These light-hearted reads make all your worries and pain go away. Chick-lit is my go-to genre especially when I am terribly ill or feeling low. Because what better way to bring that smile back on your […]
PLOT: 3.5/5 CHARACTERS: 3.5/5 WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5 CLIMAX: 3.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 If you are looking for some good chick-lit book which is also witty, this is your book to go to. There is something about Rebecca Brandon (nee Bloomwood) that though naïve, she is also strangely hilarious. Agree that the book promotes a kind […]