Chick Lit

A humorous and light-hearted approach to women experiencing the usual life issues of love, marriage, friendship and relationships.

 
Cecelia Ahern

Warm and witty writing about women and the relationships, struggles and surprises that make up their lives, from the bestselling Irish author of PS, I Love You.

 
Rebecca Chance

Queen of the bitchy, glitzy, glamour romance/revenge story. Full of spike and attitude, Chance's women are fighting their way to the top, engaging in power games and illicit romps, all the time wearing fabuloue high heels.

 
Jane Green

Green puts the microscope on women in suburbia - in and out of marriages; in all-consuming careers. She asks the question they are often ask themselves - is the grass greener somewhere else?

 
Melissa Hill

Sometimes it's Dublin, sometimes it's New York, but wherever the setting there's always a tangle of light-hearted moments to keep you amused in Hill's quick-witted tales of women's lives.

 
Cathy Kelly

Sympathetic, closely observant portrayal of women's friendships. Kelly creates characters to empathise with, situations we can all recognise and stories that twist and turn as they unfold.

 
Marian Keyes

Irish novelist and journalist Keyes is the master of combining fast and furiously witty dialogue with a more serious thread in her novels. Family problems, alcoholism or breast cancer - she tackles big issues with honesty, warmth and humour.

 
Sophie Kinsella

Best known for her Shopaholic novels featuring compulsive shopper Becky Brandon (and baby), which have made it onto the big screen as Hollywood movie Confessions of a Shopaholic.

 
Jill Mansell

Funny, feel-good fiction with a cast of likable, quirky heroines navigating the twists and turns of life and relationships. Emotional angst we can all recognise set against a gorgeous backdrop of small-town England.

 
Adele Parks

How do you know who's right for you, how do you follow your heart, and what if it's taking you somewhere you never thought you'd go? Park's deftly tackles all the big romantic comedy questions.

 
Jennifer Weiner

Love, betrayal, friendship, small towns and big dreams are hilariously, yet truthfully, depicted in Weiner's popular novels. Author of In Her Shoes, which became a major hit movie.

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