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Topic: What exactly IS chic Lit?

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Subject: What exactly IS chic Lit?
Date Posted: 11/30/2008 10:17 AM ET
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Everyone says that Chic Lit isn't Harlequins- but then what is it? 

ITs not books written by women? 

Date Posted: 11/30/2008 12:14 PM ET
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chick_lit

This link will explain it. Most chick lit books are written by women, but not ALL women write chick lit.

Date Posted: 11/30/2008 5:33 PM ET
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http://candycoveredbooks.com/

You can find lots of chick lit here!

Chick lit is mostly marketed toward younger women. Traditionally, it was for single girls, but many authors are branching into marriage and children. Whereas Harlequin tends to go heavy on the relationship aspect, chick lit tends to focus on other areas of life (jobs, friends, etc.).



Last Edited on: 11/30/08 5:35 PM ET - Total times edited: 1