contemporary British

"The Girl on the Train"

my take: For a quick, page turning summer read – grab this and you will be transported (ha!) along the …

"Big Little Lies"

my take: I was quite surprised by the almost flippant tone of the opening of this novel. It seemed light, …

"Sense and Sensibility"

my take: I really can’t help myself: this series of current authors re-writing the Austen novels is so juicy I …

"The One Plus One"

my take: Having loved Me Before You, I was eager to read another Jo Jo Moyes novel. Daughter Anne read …

"Me Before You"

my take: This is in that beautiful intersection of easy reading and social issues….Pretty Woman meets Dr. Kevorkian. Not high literature …

"How to be a Woman"

my take: Whoa. This was a tough one. The first few chapters had the book chicks emailing to see if …

"the dead father’s club"

my take: we at book chicks like to think of ourselves as shakespeare experts since reading will in the world. …

"little bee"

my take: i read this a year and a half ago, and, as it was pick for book chicks this …