Chick Lit Before There Was Chick Lit
a book list by Karen Kennedy, mother of two
Without the books on this list, the genre known as "Chick Lit" would not exist. Whether in the 1930's, 1940's, 1950's or 1960's, each of these books chronicle young women trying to navigate careers and men to make it in New York City. Each was considered electrifying when it was published, and each one is just as engrossing today.
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About Karen Kennedy
Karen lives on Manhattan's Upper West Side with her husband and two sons. She's a lawyer by vocation, a reader by avocation and she's spent years finding the best children's books on various topics with the help of her sons and the New York Public Library.
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