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List Rules 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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Pride and Prejudice is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen

The Greatest Chick Flicks The Best Film Adaptations of Young Adult Novels

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

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Sense and Sensibility is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Sense and Sensibility Jane Austen

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Emma is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Emma Jane Austen

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Persuasion is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Persuasion Jane Austen

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Bridget Jones's Diary is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Bridget Jones's Diary Helen Fielding

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The Devil Wears Prada is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
The Devil Wears Prada Lauren Weisberger

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Little Women is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Little Women Louisa May Alcott

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Gone with the Wind is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Gone with the Wind Margaret Mitchell

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Breakfast at Tiffany's is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Breakfast at Tiffany's Truman Capote

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The Secret Dreamworld of a Sho... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time

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The Nanny Diaries is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
The Nanny Diaries Nicola Kraus, Emma McLaughlin

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The Lovely Bones is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
The Lovely Bones Alice Sebold

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Anna Karenina is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
arsentumanyan added Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy

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Memoirs of a Geisha is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
JeanineSilverio added Memoirs of a Geisha Arthur Golden

The Best Modern Chick Lit The Most Heartbreaking Novels Ever Written

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Dead Until Dark is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Dead Until Dark Charlaine Harris

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The Importance of Being Earnes... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time

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Cinderella is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Cinderella Charles Perrault

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Water for Elephants is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
JeanineSilverio added Water for Elephants Sara Gruen

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The Time Traveler's Wife is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
ChloeFletcher added The Time Traveler's Wife Audrey Niffenegger

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A Room with a View is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
A Room with a View E. M. Forster

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The Notebook is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
The Notebook Nicholas Sparks

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Eat, Pray, Love is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Eat, Pray, Love Elizabeth Gilbert

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Chocolat is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
JeanineSilverio added Chocolat Joanne Harris

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He's Just Not That into You is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
He's Just Not That into You Liz Tuccillo, Greg Behrendt

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The Sisterhood of the Travelin... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
ChloeFletcher added The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Ann Brashares

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Something Borrowed is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Something Borrowed Emily Giffin

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Out of Africa is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Out of Africa Karen Blixen

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Good in Bed is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Good in Bed Jennifer Weiner

20 Books to Read in Your 20s The Worst Qualities in a Woman

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Valley of the Dolls is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Valley of the Dolls Jacqueline Susann

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Madame Bovary is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert

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The enchanted April is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
The enchanted April Elizabeth von Arnim

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Les Liaisons dangereuses is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Les Liaisons dangereuses Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

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Mrs Dalloway is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Mrs Dalloway Virginia Woolf -  

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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Si... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time

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How to Make and American Quilt is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time

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White Oleander is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
JeanineSilverio added White Oleander Janet Fitch

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Shopgirl is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
JeanineSilverio added Shopgirl Steve Martin

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Ain't She Sweet? is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
JeanineSilverio added Ain't She Sweet?

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The Accidental Tourist is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
JeanineSilverio added The Accidental Tourist Anne Tyler

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Daughter of Fortune is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
JeanineSilverio added Daughter of Fortune Isabel Allende

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The Girls' Guide to Hunting an... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
ro33 added The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing Melissa Bank

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Terms of Endearment is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Terms of Endearment Larry McMurtry

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Cranford is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Cranford Elizabeth Gaskell

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Bastard Out of Carolina is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
JeanineSilverio added Bastard Out of Carolina Dorothy Allison

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The Gadfly is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
The Gadfly Ethel Lilian Voynich

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The Gargoyle: A Novel is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
JeanineSilverio added The Gargoyle: A Novel Andrew Davidson

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Blueprints for Building Better... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time

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Making the A-list is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
DanielLambert added Making the A-list 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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Fall on Your Knees is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
JeanineSilverio added Fall on Your Knees Ann-Marie MacDonald