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

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NoRoomForMeInMyBed Sat 04-May-13 20:18:32

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

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

GoingToBedfordshire Fri 17-May-13 13:13:45

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.

Iwritechicklit Mon 29-Sep-14 16:39:28

Try some of the debut authors out there. And I agree, all the authors mentioned above are excellent. The rest of us aspire to these standards of excellence...

TsukuruTazaki Mon 06-Oct-14 01:17:33

Liane moriarty

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YonicScrewdriver Mon 06-Oct-14 07:05:16

Elizabeth Noble
Mhairi something... MacFarlane, I think.
Jennifer Wener (US based)

coffeecups Mon 06-Oct-14 07:05:17

Surprised no one has mentioned Harriet Evans yet. Havent tried her latest but the last one was excellent.

YonicScrewdriver Mon 06-Oct-14 07:06:38

Oops, did not notice it was a zombie!

sandgrown Mon 06-Oct-14 07:10:14

Adele Parks

joanofarchitrave Mon 06-Oct-14 07:21:38

YY to Erica James and Patricia Scanlan/Cathy Kelly.

BikeRunSki Mon 06-Oct-14 07:33:43

I loved Milly Johnson, the Yorkshire Pudding Club, but then I read it when I was of with my first, booked in at the hospital in the book.

I second Lisa Jewell.

Ali McNamara is my new find! She is very good. I also recommend Katie Fforde!

elkiedee Sat 11-Oct-14 05:02:43

Sarra Manning
Rowan Coleman

elkiedee Sat 11-Oct-14 05:05:01

Pippa Wright

elkiedee Sat 11-Oct-14 05:05:40

Freya North

whatsbehindthegreendoor Tue 14-Oct-14 15:08:57

Christina Jones (she's fab), Carole Matthews, Milly Johnson, Catherine Alliott, Trisha Ashley, Jill Mansell - they're all brilliant. Oh and Jenny Colgan and Chrissie Manby are fab too...

MimsyBorogroves Tue 14-Oct-14 16:51:30

Mhairi McFarlane is brill.

haveagoharibo Wed 15-Oct-14 21:40:18

Jenny Colgan and Lucy Dillon, love their books

JuanPotatoTwo Thu 23-Oct-14 22:37:55

Did anyone see MillyJohnson on Come Dine With Me once?

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