Last week saw me craving to buy a couple of nice sidesweeps and trims thanks to what I got my nose buried in. That’s right – this book made me crave for hats- all types of them, just about one each will do (I am quite understanding and selfless that way towards the better half). Unless you want to gift me one.
Anyways, I digress.
Well, I borrowed this book from the library only because of the name. I thought I must read books with fun names and give the serious reads a rest. So, Mr. Salman Rushdie and Mr. V.S. Naipul et al., please excuse.
Ellie’s life takes a turn when she inherits her mother’s hatshop in Dublin’s South anne Street. Ellie has a job already and must decide what she wants – whether she wants to keep the hat shop or give it away for a generous sum to one of the developers who wish to change Dublin.
Ellie herself has studied fashion and knows how much the shop meant to her mother. But does it mean the same to her? Also, Ellie has a job already. Do the millinery confections seduce her towards them?
Surrounded by supportive friends, old customers and new ones who come to the shop with myriad requirements and requests, Ellie finds herself surrounded by an assortment of an order list. But does she manage to do them all?
Alongside is her relationship with Rory who seems non-commmital but yet promises his love for her. And then, there is Neil Harrington. Whom does she choose?
That’s the cover of the book. For the kind of hats described, the cover doesn’t do justice.
I liked reading this one. Simple, quite cheesy
at times most of the time, majorly predictable but yet makes you want to read so that you are left feeling good and the drool-worthy descriptions of the hats made me feel exactly what the book set out to make me feel – good. And, Craving. For. Hats.
I have never read a proper chick-lit book for long (make that LOOOOOOOOOOOOONG). So, I was excited and kept drilling the fact that I was reading chic-lit to my better half who was much relieved when I returned the book on Sunday. I am crazy only. As if I need to say it out.
Umm, I am bad at rating and all. But, yeah, go pick this one up if you want a super light, happily predictable read.
I’d probably read more by this author just to feel good
and bother hubby with girly tales. So, what have you been reading lately readers?