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~CHICK LIT ~



FROM BRIDGET JONES TO THE SHOPAHOLIC,
OUR COLLECTION OF BRITISH AND AMERICAN CHICK LIT (& HEN LIT) IS ALWAYS FUN TO READ!

(From Wikipedia.org) "The genre tends to feature lonely young women in urban settings, often working in the publishing industry; it may also be considered a subdivision of the romance genre. The favored style is hip, stylish, bold, self-analytical, and slightly irreverent. Sexuality may be a primary or secondary theme but is always present, and often is presented as adventuresome..."

(From ChickLitBooks.com) Hen lit books feature women who are a little (and sometimes a lot) older than the average chick lit heroine. The age range is anywhere from late 30ís to mid 60ís. Generally, you will find the main characters dealing with normal situations, such as jobs, love the second time around, family situations, and more. These books are getting so popular that they will likely spin off into their own full genre one day.

For a more in-depth look at chick-lit titles we recommend Candy Covered Books, a great site where you can even search chick-lit by subgenre (mystery, inspirational, hen lit, motherhood, etc.).

Here of some of our favorite chick lit (and hen lit) authors!

Ahern, Cecilia

Andrews, Mary Kay

Ballis, Stacy

Bank, Melissa

Blumenthal, Deborah

Browne, Hester

Buchan, Elizabeth

Bushnell, Candace

Cabot, Meg

Crusie, Jennifer

Fforde, Katie

Fielding, Helen

Finnamore, Suzanne

Frankel, Valerie

Giffin, Emily

Green, Jane

Holden, Wendy

Hornby, Nick

Carrie Kabak

Kauffman, Donna

Marnie Davis Kellogg

Keyes, Marian

Cassandra King

Kinsella, Sophie

Kizis, Donna

Kozack, Harley Jane

Landvik, Lorna

Lang, Adele

Lipman, Eleanor

Lockwood, Cara

Maxted, Anna

Margolis, Sue

Naylor, Claire

Pearson, Allison

Sykes, Plum

Radish, Kris

Ray, Jeanne

Templeton, Karen

Thayer, Nancy

Weiner, Jennifer

Weisberger, Lauren

Wolf, Laura

Wolff, Isabel

Zigman, Laura

Updated 1-17-2013

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