literature that appeals especially to women, usually having a romantic or sentimental theme.
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How to use chick lit in a sentence
“Given that my book was about a wedding, it was going to be a struggle to distance it from the chick lit category,” she said.A Picture Says It All Or Does It? Judging an Author by Their Photo | Jennifer Miller | December 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Girls of Riyadh, for instance, was a bestselling chick-lit in the Middle East about four girls in Saudi Arabia searching for love.
But as a genre, Dude Lit has as many reliable attributes as chick lit, with some rather stark differences.
In chick lit, women try to keep themselves to a trim 224 pages or so.
In chick lit, women lust after exactly the kind of sensitive, moody men Dude Lit authors write about.
British Dictionary definitions for chick lit
a genre of fiction concentrating on young working women and their emotional lives
(as modifier): chick-lit romances
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