Tag Archive: chick lit

The Breakup Doctor by Phoebe Fox

Narrated by Joelle A. Jacob As I was perusing the new releases at Audible, the cover of The Breakup Doctor caught my eye – it’s pure Chick Lit, promising wit and whimsy in a cute, contemporary romance. So I took the plunge. Brook Ogden is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, in practice with a 2 psychiatrists, …

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Rhythm and Bluegrass by Molly Harper

Narrated by Amanda Ronconi Harper/Ronconi is truly an author/narrator dream team, as evidenced by their sixteen book collaborations at Audible. Harper has two main genres on audiobook, which include her vampire/undead series including Jane Jameson, Naked Werewolf, and Half Moon Hollow, and her chick-lit/romance like the Bluegrass series. The Bluegrass series features a truly unique backstory – …

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Screwdrivered by Alice Clayton

Narrated by Heather Smith Screwdrivered is Book 3 in the Cocktail series, which started with Wallbanger then moved on to Rusty Nailed (both featuring the same hero/heroine, Simon and Caroline). Simon’s high school friend Viv is living a rather mundane life (if you can call being a 29-year-old owner of a software company mundane) in Philadelphia, getting her kicks vicariously through the romance …

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Wallbanger by Alice Clayton

Narrated by Heather Smith Wallbanger is a mix of chick lit and contemporary romance/romantic comedy. Like chick lit, the story is told in first person, from the point of view of a young, single, career-oriented woman. Like romance, the main story of the book is the relationship between Caroline, an interior designer in San Francisco, …

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Wedding Night: A Novel by Sophie Kinsella

Narrated by Jayne Entwistle, Fiona Hardingham, Mark Bramhall This is my first venture into Sophie Kinsella’s world. She’s a British author of books that I think, from my brief research, fairly define the Chick Lit model – contemporary young (chiefly single, generally urban) women struggling with all the First World Woes – men, jobs, family …

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My Bluegrass Baby by Molly Harper

Narrated by Amanda Ronconi What a romp! Sadie Hutchins is assistant director of the Kentucky Tourism Commission, just assuming the promotion to director when her boss retires. She has worked with this wacky group of folks for several years, and it is a predictable, enjoyable job until a state commissioner hires an outsider for the …

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And One Last Thing by Molly Harper

Narrated by Amanda Ronconi This was a funny, poignant, touching and sorta scathing look at a woman scorned and how she gets even. Lacey Terwilliger’s 7 year marriage is suddenly threatened when she realizes her over-worked husband was actually working-over his secretary. To get revenge, she sends out an email describing the entire sordid affair, …

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