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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    Jane Eyre is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time


    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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    Sophie Kinsella

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    Lauren Weisberger

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    Nicola Kraus, Emma McLaughlin

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    Truman Capote

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    Little Women is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time

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    Louisa May Alcott

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    Alice Sebold

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    Leo Tolstoy

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    Charlaine Harris

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    Elizabeth Gilbert

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    Arthur Golden

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    Joanne Harris

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    Gustave Flaubert

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    Oscar Wilde

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    Nicholas Sparks

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    Liz Tuccillo, Greg Behrendt

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    Jacqueline Susann

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    Jennifer Weiner

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    Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 26 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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    Karen Blixen

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    Audrey Niffenegger

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    Ann Brashares

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    Emily Giffin

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    Virginia Woolf  

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    Rebecca Wells

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    Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

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    Larry McMurtry

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    Janet Fitch

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    Elizabeth von Arnim

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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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    Steve Martin

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    Dorothy Allison

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    Making the A-list is listed (or ranked) 43 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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    The Accidental Tourist is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time

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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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