Tag-arkiv: chick-lit

#12 Recipe for Love (Katie Fforde)

Efter en ordentlig omgang katedralbyggeri med Jordens søjler og virkelig mange ens historier fra det svenske (Camilla Läckberg) valgte jeg denne gang at hoppe til noget letfordøjeligt chick-lit :oD Den var ok, men liiiige lovlig letfordøjelig ;o)

Kort om bogen fra mofibo.com:
Take one aspiring cook, one judge, and a spoonful of romance… When Zoe Harper wins a coveted place in a televised cookery competition she’s thrilled. It’s a chance to cook her way to fame and fortune and the little delicatessen she’s set her heart on. The first task has hardly begun when she finds herself with rather too much on her plate. Not only has she got to contend with the fiercely competitive and downright devious Cher, but she’s fast developing an inconvenient crush on one of the judges – the truly delicious Gideon Irving. All too soon there’s more than canapés, cupcakes and cordon bleu at stake. Will Zoe win the competition or is Gideon one temptation too far? And is Zoe really prepared to risk it all for love?

#08 Still Me (Jojo Moyes)

Still Me
Still Me

Fin bog i serien om Louisa Clark, som man/jeg jo ikke rigtig kan andet end at elske, fordi hun er så skøn og (u)almindelig. Denne gang er Louisa endt i New York..

Kort omtale af bogen fra mofibo.com:
The third Lou Clark novel by Jojo Moyes, following the Number One international bestsellers Me Before You and After You Lou Clark knows too many things . . . She knows how many miles lie between her new home in New York and her new boyfriend Sam in London. She knows her employer is a good man and she knows his wife is keeping a secret from him. What Lou doesn’t know is she’s about to meet someone who’s going to turn her whole life upside down. Because Josh will remind her so much of a man she used to know that it’ll hurt. Lou won’t know what to do next, but she knows that whatever she chooses is going to change everything.

#01 En lille god gerning (Lucy Dillon)

En lille god gerning

Sød chick-lit roman til at starte året på :o)

Læs mere om bogen på mofibo.com:
Libby og hendes mand Jason er flyttet tilbage til hans hjemby at forvandle familiens Bed and Breakfast til et moderne og trendy hotel. De har lagt London bag sig – og med det alle minder på godt og ondt. En dag, hvor Libby er ude at gå tur, finder hun en bevidstløs og såret kvinde. Det viser sig, at kvinden har mistet sin hukommelse; hun ved ikke, hvorfra hun kommer, hvor hun var på vej hen, og værst af alt synes ingen at savne hende … Da Libby tilbyder at tage sig af hende, sætter denne lille handling af venlighed en kæde af begivenheder i gang, der kommer til at ændre mange menneskers liv. ”En lille god gerning” er indlæst af Maria Garde i 2017 for Lytteratur hos AV Forlaget / Swann studio

#13 Sammy’s Hill (Kristin Gore)

Sammy's Hill
Sammy’s Hill

Wow, det går godt nok en kende sløvt med at få læst bøger i år, men OK, man/jeg kan ikke nå det hele :o) Har nu fået læst endnu en af mine fysiske bøger, som vist også har rejst verden rundt. Må erkende, at jeg ikke er helt enig med Newsweek, som angiveligt har skrevet, at den er “Hilarious.. a laugh-out-loud literary debut”, for jeg synes, den var lidt lang og ikke videre sjov ;o) Det mest sjove (for mig) var egentlig, at den er skrevet af Al Gores datter :oD

Om bogen fra amazon.com:
In her debut novel Sammy’s Hill, Kristin Gore treats readers to an insider’s view of life and love on Capitol Hill. In fact, the view couldn’t get much more inside the Beltway, especially coming from former Vice President Al Gore’s daughter. Still, Sammy’s Hill is witty and engaging enough to prove that it’s not always who you know, but sometimes how well you tell their stories.

Samantha Joyce, Gore’s heroine, is a 26-year-old self-deprecating health-care policy advisor to Robert Gary, a well-respected senator from her home state of Ohio. Between endless work days, a grueling campaign schedule, and frequent trips to the pet store where she seeks advice on caring for her listless Japanese fighting fish, Sammy finds time to obsess over her new boyfriend, sexy speechwriter Aaron Driver. As things heat up with Aaron, Sammy’s work schedule takes on a new intensity when Gary becomes the Democratic candidate for vice president. Along the way, scandal clouds both her personal and professional life, and our heroine discovers the often salacious underbelly of life on the hill.

Gore is best-known for her work as a writer on television shows such as Saturday Night Live and Futurama, and her comedic talents certainly shine through in this first effort. While at times the banter is overly constructed, and Sammy’s neuroses can become grating at best (“…a sore throat was never just a sore throat–it was much more lively the beginning stages of Ebola, rickets, or wasting disease.”), Gore does a good job of creating a protagonist who becomes ever more likeable as the book progresses. Thrown into the mix is a delicious sprinkling of hilarious Blackberry exchanges that round out this clever contemporary political adventure.

#12: Lucy Talk (Fiona Walker)

Lucy Talk
Lucy Talk

Har langt om længe fået læst denne bog, som jeg købte i 2003 (sikkert fra et engelsk site), har haft slæbt med i flyttelæsset fra Danmark til først Kina, så USA og så retur til Danmark, og som derfor nu i 14 år har stået og samlet støv på diverse hylder – jubii! Og faktisk var den rigtig sød, men havde nok været væsentlig bedre, hvis jeg havde læst den “i nuet”, for det virkede meget underligt med manglen på mobiltelefoner, viden om mailadresser osv. ;o)

Kort om bogen fra Fiona Walkers hjemmeside:
Meet Lucy Gordon, the sweet, scatty, irresistible heroine of Fiona Walker’s delicious new novel. Lucy lives in a Berkshire village with her two friends, Jane and Bella, and works in the marketing department of Widgetex Computers. Her boss – Slave Driver – is a constant bane; her family are lovable eccentrics; her boyfriend, the dishy but fickle Greg, takes shameless advantage of her (Lucy is too good hearted to notice). Throughout two action-packed, fun-filled, disaster-strewn years, Lucy charts an erratic course among this motley crew to her very own happy ending.