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warren-adler's picture
Feb.16.2012
The current memoir by a middle-aged woman named Mimi Alford about her affair with President John F. Kennedy when she was a 19-year-old White House intern heralds a new genre in the book business, Lover Lit. Mrs. Alford’s “coming out” reveals her 18-month sexual escapade with President Kennedy...
cara-lorello's picture
Jan.02.2011
Book: Commencement, A Novel Author: J. Courtney Sullivan 'Commencement' is the latest in a long line of branded chick lit bestsellers by young, up-and-coming American female writers, each said to become the next big thing in popular literature. The book chronicles the pre- and post-collegiate lives...
jules-jacob's picture
Dec.18.2010
What’s the male counterpart to chick lit? I want the name of the genre for lighthearted, humorous books with a modern, romantic twist written by men for men.  If there isn’t one, there should be.  Why? To level the playing field. I detest the word chick. I find it demeaning, derogatory and...
meg-philip's picture
Nov.06.2010
Just Being Friendly has been released into the wonderful world of Erotic Literature.  Quote WINTERUK305 at the checkout to receive 25% discount; offer valid until 5 January 2011. http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/just-being-friendly/13585219 Another goal has been achieved and I'm steadily...
katherine-mcwilliams's picture
Aug.24.2010
I just finished See Jane Write: A Girl's Guide to Writing, which was quite an entertaining read.  I'm not sure that what I'm writing is technically considered chick lit, but it was a fun adventure to dip into a somewhat foreign world.  There were lots of stereotypically pink & pale blue pages...
lauren-lise-baratz-logsted's picture
May.25.2010
My column at BiblioBuffet this week is about the distaste shown in publishing circles toward the color pink. It's called "All We are Saying is Give Pink a Chance" and you can read it all here. How about you? How do you feel about the color pink in relation to books/publishing? Be well....
jm-cornwell's picture
May.22.2010
After reading less than a chapter, one person in my critique group called my book chick lit, with small letters. I ask how far he had read and he admitted to readiang three pages. Since I was curious about his designation, I asked. "Why do you consider my book chick lit?" "It's all...
mayra-calvani's picture
Nov.14.2009
My guest today is author and television producer Anjanette Delgado, whose first novel, The Heartbreak Pill, was recently released by Atria Books. She was kind enough to take time out of her busy schedule to answer my questions. I hope you'll enjoy the interview! Bio: Anjanette Delgado began...
meredith-morgan's picture
Oct.17.2009
Reposted from Fictional Life A few weeks ago, I was trolling blogs on the subject of writing and I ran across a discussion about Chick Lit. Sorry, I don't remember the site. The post was from several years ago and it discussed the evolution in Chick Lit, which was morphing from Twenty-Something...
a-c-witkavitch's picture
Aug.12.2009
I recently attended the summer residency at Western Connecticut State University as an alumn and guest panelist. But instead of being greeted with the question, "How have you been doing?" I was met by a several colleagues who inquired about the female protagonist from my novel-in-progress...