Books Reviews

Curling up with a good book is a favourite year-round pursuit: in front of a blazing fire in January, in the park under a warm May sun, in a hammock lake-side in July or with coffee on the back porch overlooking brilliant fall foliage.

ChickAdvisor members love light reads like the wildly popular Shopaholic series by Sophie Kinsella or the more introspective romances of Emily GiffinHe's Not That Into You gives us food for thought, and Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series is a guilty little pleasure.

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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
I picked these up for free in my condo building's library after watching the first two movies. I wasn't expecting much, as I didn't love the first movie, and thought the second was fine, but not mind-blowing. To my surprise, I couldn't put these books down. They made me like...


111 reviews
Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella
Sophia Kinsella and her novels and famous protagonists will never go out of style. I started reading this randomly got it from a friend, then went on to buy the entire series up to when she has a baby! I've been hooked every since. Perfect amount of seriousness, cattiness, and...


73 reviews
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
I really disliked this series. I am a female adult. These books are definitely aimed at teenage girls.


104 reviews
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
I absolutely adore this book! I read it and cried! Best love story ever!


57 reviews
Fifty Shades of Grey
I definitely had to read books ..so many friends and family members ..talking about how they couldn't put book down .so i decided to buy them ..started reading the first one it was good but time i got to last one .i was so into those books i couldn't put it down .Want see how it...


90 reviews
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
I love this book. Every couple of years I will reread it. Such a touching story. Watched the movie which was visually stunning, but enjoyed the book much more.


43 reviews
The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
i had a real hard time following this book because it jumps so much. im wondering if they knew who they were when hed come back...like if he came back at a time before they met would she know who he was...anyway id rather be married to a truck driver as their schedules are more...


40 reviews
Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin
Absolutely loved this book as well as "Something Blue". The movie does not do justice at all, read the books, their funny, captivating and intriguing!


37 reviews
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
I am a 28 year old female and I will admit, the Harry Potter series is still one of my favourites. The writing isn't mind-blowing, but the overall story and characters are so captivating. I didn't want to put it down. This book in particular is one of the best of the series. By...


29 reviews
Divergent Book Series
Very good read! I love every minute of reading those books!


21 reviews
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
A friend recommend I read this, she knows I love Sheldon Cooper off the Big Bang Theory and she said I would love this book as the characters are similar. It was the first booked I decided to read on my ereader and I wait to read the second one! Loved it, so different from the...


10 reviews
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
I really enjoyed this book. There are a lot of surprises that keep you guessing throughout. I've heard a few people say they thought it was boring but I didn't find that at all.


16 reviews
Are You My Mother?
This is a book that I had as a child, and that I buy for all of my friends when they have babies. I'll always have fond memories of curling up on the couch and having this read to me, and then reading it to my younger brother as well. Totally a classic.


7 reviews
Go Ask Alice by Anonymous
I've read this book back in 2004/2005 and it's engraved in my memory. It's very easy to read in a diary format and the writer relates to you on a very human level. I couldn't put the book down and finished it in one sitting. A very moving and poignant book that I highly...


21 reviews
Outlander Book Series by Diana Gabaldon
I so enjoyed reading the Outlander book series. What an adventure to have. The love that Jamie and Claire share is so real and passionate and is put to the test so many times. It was beautifully written and you too felt transported back in time and part of their incredible...


3 reviews
Tara Road by Maeve Binchy
Tara Road was an emotional journey for the main character of this book. What an amazing story to tell, full of shocking surprises and unexpected twists along the way. A few returning characters that life in this lovely part of the world. The characters come to life in this...


1 review
Quentins by Maeve Binchy
Quentins if the first Maeve Binchy book I ever read. My friend gave it to me and said you have to read this book. She was right; a Maeve Binchy book is pure delight. Reading Quentins was like meeting up with an old friend. The characters were so real and the scenes so...


1 review
Mating Rituals of the North American WASP by Lauren Lipton
What a great story! You can’t wait to turn the next page to see what happens next. It’s not what you expect and the blossoming relationship between Peggy and Luke takes you on an emotional rollercoaster. Well worth the read.


1 review
Good as Gold by Louise Patten
Good as Gold was an intriguing mystery from start to finish. I enjoy reading anything about the Titanic and the new information I obtained from this book was fascinating. Family dynamics are a unique beast in this book as danger lurks around every corner and you don’t know...


1 review
Holly Would Dream by Karen Quinn
I so enjoyed reading this book. I’ve always loved fashion design and vintage costumes and this book revolves around a collection of exquisite and priceless costumes. What an exciting and romantic adventure for our heroine Holly Ross. She is on the cruise of her life and she...


1 review



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