I really love chic-lit and was very excited when I discovered Hester Browne a few months ago. “The Little Lady Agency” is a great series and I enjoyed the second book in the series just as much as the first. I have the third book sitting on my windowsill in the ‘shortlist of books to read’. The great thing about these books is you can either devour them in one sitting or savor each chapter. The book is light and fun with a different take on chic-lit.
“Little Lady, Big Apple” picks up once again with Melissa Romney-Jones running her rather successful business ‘the little lady agency’. Melissa is very good at what she does, however, there is now her boyfriend to think about – Jonathan. He is less than comfortable with Melissa offering ‘girlfriend services’ to any other guys which greatly cuts down on the amount of business that she can do. He invites her along to a New York trip so she can get a taste of the big apple. Melissa soon gets recruited to help polish-up an old school acquaintance which leads to much hilarity.
It was a lot of fun to read about Melissa’s continued adventures with her outrageously awful family, her new relationship with Jonathan and the challenges that they are facing there, and her thriving business. Hester Browne’s writing is a lot of fun. I think that her books are obviously geared more towards women, but that doesn’t make them any less enjoyable.
Would I recommend this book? Yes, I think most women would really enjoy “Little Lady, Big Apple” and there are some guys out there who just might enjoy the series as well. The book is great for a light, fun read – maybe pick it up after you read a Stephen King!