Saturday, May 14, 2011

Book of the day: "The Cougar Club"

In honor of International Chick Lit Month and our one year blogoversary, we're bringing you a book a day (and then some). If you've read the book and want to comment on this post with your thoughts, please do. If you haven't read it yet, we hope you'll take interest in it after hearing our thoughts. To make this fun, anyone who comments on any of these posts has a chance to be entered in a drawing for a special prize. The more posts you comment on, the more chances to win! (See here for contest details.)

"The Cougar Club" by Susan McBride:
Meet three women who aren't about to run and hide just because the world says they should be on the shelf and out of circulation.

Her life seems perfect until she loses her high-powered advertising job and catches her live-in lover in a compromising position—with his computer!

This sexy TV news anchor is in danger of being replaced by a twentysomething blond bimbo. Wasn't it just yesterday that she was the up-and-coming star?

A married dermatologist, Elise thinks her plastic surgeon husband is playing doctor with someone else.

Kat firmly believes that aging gracefully isn't about giving up; it's about living life with your engine on overdrive. So this unofficial "Cougar Club" quickly learns three things about survival of the fittest in today's youth-obsessed society: True friendship never dies, the only way to live is real, and you're never too old to follow your heart. (Summary courtesy of Goodreads.)

Melissa P:
I really enjoyed this book. Susan does a great job of portraying female friendships and the reality of making life changing decisions. Once you start this book, you won't want to put it down.

Melissa A:
This was an entertaining story that showed us the perspectives of three different women, all of whom were easily relatable. See my review for more details. I can't wait to read Ms. McBride's next novel!

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BRN2SHOP9 said...

This has been on my list for a while.

Margie said...

Some interesting characters in this one! Sounds fun!
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Susan McBride said...

Aw, thanks, Melissas!!! You guys are awesome. :-) I can't wait for you to read LBD, too! Hopefully very soon!!!

Kim The Book Worm said...

This sounds like a great read. And I love the cover. Will definitely be putting this on my to be read list.

S.Sabia said...

I recently heard about this book on another blog, sounds like one I would enjoy!

Jeryl M. said...

Sounds like a good book. I'd like to read it some time.

Linda Kish said...

Sounds great. Count me in please.

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Anonymous said...

This seems like a very interesting read. Thanks for posting!

faithspage said...

another to add on the tbr list

Shaz Goodwin said...

this is right up my street! Thanks

Tiffany Drew said...

Haven'e heard of this one before, but it looks like a fun one! Thanks for another great recommendation, I'm adding it to my wish list.


Unknown said...

I have it and signed! Can't wait for Little Black Dress!

Krystal Lynn said...

Not so sure about this one. It's annoying when a book/movie/real life "Cougar" constantly trashes twenty-something girls to make herself feel better about aging. I guess I'll go through the reviews and see if it's worth the time.

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Literary Chanteuse said...

Another good one that's on my to read list!


Bec said...

is this anything to do with the TV programme?

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Anonymous said...

Sounds like a book right up my ally!

Kat said...

Sounds interesting... and can't go wrong when one of the character's shares my name. :)

Sarah said...

sounds so good!