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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

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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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Bridget Jones's Diary is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Bridget Jones's Diary Helen Fielding

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Persuasion is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Persuasion Jane Austen

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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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The Secret Dreamworld of a Sho... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time

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Breakfast at Tiffany's is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Breakfast at Tiffany's Truman Capote

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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 Notebook is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
The Notebook Nicholas Sparks

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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

The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

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The Lovely Bones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
The Lovely Bones Alice Sebold

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Memoirs of a Geisha is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
JeanineSilverio added Memoirs of a Geisha Arthur Golden

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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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The Time Traveler's Wife is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
ChloeFletcher added The Time Traveler's Wife Audrey Niffenegger

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Dead Until Dark is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Dead Until Dark Charlaine Harris

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The Sisterhood of the Travelin... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
ChloeFletcher added The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Ann Brashares

The Best Novels About World War 2

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Water for Elephants is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
JeanineSilverio added Water for Elephants Sara Gruen

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He's Just Not That into You is listed (or ranked) 23 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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A Room with a View is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
A Room with a View E. M. Forster

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Eat, Pray, Love is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Eat, Pray, Love Elizabeth Gilbert

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Something Borrowed is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Something Borrowed Emily Giffin

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Chocolat is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
JeanineSilverio added Chocolat Joanne Harris

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Valley of the Dolls is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Valley of the Dolls Jacqueline Susann

The Best Modern Chick Lit

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Out of Africa is listed (or ranked) 29 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) 30 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Good in Bed Jennifer Weiner

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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Si... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time

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Madame Bovary is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert

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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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The enchanted April is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
The enchanted April Elizabeth von Arnim

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How to Make and American Quilt is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time

The Most Heartbreaking Novels Ever Written

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Mrs Dalloway is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Mrs Dalloway Virginia Woolf -  

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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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The Girls' Guide to Hunting an... is listed (or ranked) 38 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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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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Shopgirl is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
JeanineSilverio added Shopgirl Steve Martin

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The Accidental Tourist is listed (or ranked) 41 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) 42 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
JeanineSilverio added Daughter of Fortune Isabel Allende

20 Books to Read in Your 20s

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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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Bastard Out of Carolina is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
JeanineSilverio added Bastard Out of Carolina Dorothy Allison

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Cranford is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
Cranford Elizabeth Gaskell

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Fall on Your Knees is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time
JeanineSilverio added Fall on Your Knees Ann-Marie MacDonald

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The Gadfly is listed (or ranked) 47 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) 48 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) 49 on the list The Greatest Chick Lit Books Of All Time

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Making the A-list is listed (or ranked) 50 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' ...