If I love Marian Keyes Sophie Kinsella and some Jane Green, what shall I read next?

(33 Posts)
NoRoomForMeInMyBed Sat 04-May-13 20:18:32

Need tips havent read a great chick lit in a while! Please help!!

Bowlersarm Sat 04-May-13 20:23:13

Veronica Henry
Sinead Moriarty
Adele parks
Catherine Alliott

littlemefi Sat 04-May-13 20:23:40

Sheila Flanaghan and Patricia Scanlan are other Irish writers in a similar vein to Marian Keyes, also Cathy Kelly. They are all easy 'holiday read' type authors that are easy to pick up and put down, IMO.

KindleMum Sat 04-May-13 20:33:32

Milly Johnson for UK based chicklit. Love her stuff.
Erin Kaye is another good Irish one.

Meringue33 Sat 04-May-13 20:38:15

Lisa Jewell?

NoRoomForMeInMyBed Sat 04-May-13 22:31:51

Milly Johnson sound promising, which one should I start with?
Have read some Sinead Moriarty, hmmm am now engrossed in Amazon reviews...smile

juneybean Sat 04-May-13 22:35:11

Cecelia Ahern?

Likesshinythings Sat 04-May-13 22:42:25

Jojo Moyes and Jenny Colgan would be my suggestions

KindleMum Sat 04-May-13 22:46:30

For Milly Johnson, I'd start with The Yorkshire Pudding Club or A Spring Affair or The Birds and the Bees. But they're all good.

perplexedpirate Sat 04-May-13 22:52:41

Bernadette Strachan?

AngryFeet Sat 04-May-13 22:55:58

Fiona Walker. Kiss Chase, French Relations, Well Groomed, Snap Happy and Between Males are the best but she has done lots.

wiltingfast Thu 09-May-13 09:08:05

Milly Johnston
Fiona Walker
Adele Parks.

Best suggested so far.

I'd add Jill Mansell

wiltingfast Thu 09-May-13 09:08:54

Oh and Katie Fforde's early books also vg. Rose Revived etc.

SkaterGrrrrl Tue 14-May-13 03:16:46

Jill mansell!

TheRealFellatio Tue 14-May-13 03:24:05

Jane Fallon

AgIomparClinne Wed 15-May-13 06:47:06

Fiona Walkers books are very racy!

Sarah Mason is not very well known but excellent.

I love Lisa Jewell and have re-read so many if her books.

Not strictly "chic" lit but I enjoy Mike Gayles books.

Josie Lloyd and Emlyn Rees write together and give the male and female side of the story.

Chris Manby?

AngelsWithSilverWings Wed 15-May-13 07:22:34

I read First Last Kiss by Ali Harris recently and really enjoyed it.
Always enjoy Adele Parkes too.

driftwoodsands Wed 15-May-13 15:51:06

Carole Matthews is very good.

NotAQueef Wed 15-May-13 15:55:44

Angels I cried a lot at the First Last Kiss - lovely book

JoJo Moyes - you before me - another lovely read

Adele Parks is another whose books I love and would recommend.
Dorothy Koomson

cmt1375 Wed 15-May-13 15:56:55

Erica James

NotAQueef Wed 15-May-13 15:57:06

Also - I love Emily Barr's books - they tend to have a bit of an edge to them.

hardbeingme Wed 15-May-13 16:01:53

wendy holden?

Lavenderhoney Wed 15-May-13 16:59:56

Nancy Mitford, jilly cooper..
Wendy Holden is good too.

Me before you- Jojo Moyes. Didnt think it was going to be my cup of tea, but I loved it!

AngelsWithSilverWings Thu 16-May-13 12:27:15

NotAQueef - First Last Kiss was set where I live. It was funny being able to picture the places where various scenes took place.

We seem to have similar tastes in books so I'll have to check out the others you have mentioned.

I second the recommendation for Dorothy Koomson - I've read every book she has written. Always brilliant.

NotAQueef Fri 17-May-13 13:09:23

Angels Yes, do - Emily Barr's are always set in part in another country so I like that element. Cuban Heels, and the Backpack are ones I've re-read.
I love reading or watching things set in places I've lived - though where I live now is unlikely to appear anywhere in fiction

Just finished You Had Me At Hello by Mhairi Mcfarlane. Debut novel, recommended by Marian Keyes on Twitter. I enjoyed it.

Also Jojo Moyes as others have said.

NoRoomForMeInMyBed Tue 28-May-13 18:22:29

Read You before me, very different from what I thought, very much enjoyed it. Will try First last kiss next! Thank you! Have also ordered a few of your recommendations for later, thank you all for your tips!smile

holidayseeker Sat 01-Jun-13 12:33:34

Paige Toon
Lindsey Kelk

poshbeaver Sat 01-Jun-13 12:39:37

I've just finished Rose Petal Beach by Dorothy Koomson, I could not put it down. Definitely worth a read!

LadyVJJ Fri 07-Jun-13 15:48:30

merringue33 I was going to suggest Lisa Jewell too! Also Dorothy Koomson. smile

DuchessofMalfi Fri 07-Jun-13 17:55:16

Not really chick-lit, but I would recommend This Is How It Ends by Kathleen MacMahon. I finished reading it last night. It really is good.

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