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20 Smart Chick-Lit Novels

Chick lit gets a bad rap, but we don't think it's a waste of a genre. Breezy and smart need not be mutually exclusive, so we asked our readers for their favorite chick-lit novels that are as intelligent as they are fun. This Book Lovers Day, here are 20 books to watch for when you want a read that's light but not empty:

  1. Can You Keep a Secret by Sophie Kinsella
  2. Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin
  3. The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger
  4. Smart Girls Like Me by Diane Vadino
  5. Sushi For Beginners by Marian Keyes
  6. Twenties Girl by Sophie Kinsella
  7. My Best Friend's Girl by Dorothy Koomson
  8. Pink Slip by Rita Ciresi
  9. Trading Up by Candace Bushnell
  10. The Girl's Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank
  11. Lipstick Jungle by Candace Bushnell
  12. The Little Lady Agency by Hester Browne
  13. The Godmother by Carrie Adams
  14. Something Blue by Emily Giffin
  15. Last Chance Saloon by Marian Keyes
  16. The Lace Makers of Glenmara by Heather Barbieri
  17. My Heart May Be Broken, but My Hair Still Looks Great by Dixie Cash
  18. Sweet Dreams at the Goodnight Motel by Curtis Ann Matlock
  19. Four Blondes by Candace Bushnell
  20. The Pact by Jodi Picoult

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