The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time

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List Criteria: Books targeted towards women and that deal with women's issues; can be from any time period

List of the best chick lit books ever. The genre of women's literature provides some of the greatest books of all time, and these books have passionate followings. From modern stories about women trying to make it through vast metropolises to classic tales of love in the English countryside, Chick Lit usually provides at least one book that turns up in peoples list of favorites.

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    Jane Austen

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    Charlotte Brontë

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    Jane Austen

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    Jane Austen

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    Helen Fielding

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    Jane Austen

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    Margaret Mitchell

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    Lauren Weisberger

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    Sophie Kinsella

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    Nicola Kraus, Emma McLaughlin

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    Louisa May Alcott

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    Truman Capote

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    Alice Sebold

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    Charlaine Harris

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    Sara Gruen

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    Arthur Golden

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    Leo Tolstoy

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    Elizabeth Gilbert

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    Joanne Harris

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    Gustave Flaubert

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    Liz Tuccillo, Greg Behrendt

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    Oscar Wilde

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    Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time

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    Charles Perrault

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    E. M. Forster

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    Audrey Niffenegger

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    Ann Brashares

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    Jacqueline Susann

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    Nicholas Sparks

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    Jennifer Weiner

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    Karen Blixen

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    Emily Giffin

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    Virginia Woolf  

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    Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

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    Rebecca Wells

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    Larry McMurtry

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    Elizabeth von Arnim

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    Janet Fitch

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    Ain't She Sweet? is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time

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    Isabel Allende

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    Whitney Otto

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    Making the A-list is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time

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    Tyne O'Connell Notting Hill Art World party queen, Saskia, has turning 30 pencilled into her diary for three weeks time - although she's still hoping to cancel if she gets a better offer... 'Crucial reading'

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    Steve Martin

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    Dorothy Allison

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    Anne Tyler

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    Blueprints for Building Better... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time

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    Elizabeth Gaskell

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    Ann-Marie MacDonald

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    Melissa Bank

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    Ethel Lilian Voynich

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    The Gargoyle: A Novel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time

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    Andrew Davidson

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