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Thursday, May 19 2011

Heavy (Emotional) Weather in ‘The Stormchasers’

The Stormchasers is a non-traditional entry into the Chick Lit canon as there’s a lot of scientific talk in the book and a lot of getting one’s hands dirty. Sophie Kinsella this ain’t.


Monday, December 6 2010

‘Love in a Headscarf’: True Love Will Find You in the End

This memoir is written like a British Muslim version of Sex and the City, just without the fashion porn – unless, of course, wearing the hijab can be considered to be just as fashionable as it is spiritual.


Monday, February 1 2010

A Field Guide To Burying Your Parents by Liza Palmer

What we have here is a shining example of a much-maligned genre of bookdom. You know it as "Chick Lit".


Thursday, March 20 2008

B As in Beirut by Iman Humaydan Younes

Through four women who painfully embrace the city that is at once their prison and their home, Younes raises the question: are we powerless to the pull of our past?


Sunday, July 29 2007

Sammys House by Kristin Gore

Author Kristin Gore knows politics, but Sammy's House plods anyway.


Monday, July 23 2007

Dedication by Emma McLaughlin

While Dedication doesn't carve out new territory in the crowded chick lit universe, it is an appealing tale of giddy love, heartbreak and the ultimate triumph of girl power.


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