Sure, your college English professor might scoff, but a great chick lit page-turner is a delicious thing. Here are some of the books that we've loved this year. Check them out and let us know what we missed…
1. The Host by Stephanie Meyer
Author of the Twilight book series, The Host is Meyer's first sci-fi novel not found in the young adult section. Protagonist Melanie Stryder, a stronger (and older) woman than Twilight's Bella Swan, is caught up in an alien universe that demands her to be a host for a soul called Wanderer and follow her heart in search of a man. The Pros And Cons Of Relocating For Love
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2. Lust, Loathing and a Little Lip Gloss (Sophie Katz Series #4) by Kyra Davis
Sophie Katz is our modern day Nancy Drew. In this installment, Sophie must stand up against her ex-husband, who is standing in the way of her dream home. The Real Estate Factor
3. One Fifth Avenue by Candace Bushnell
The writer of the original Sex and the City is back with another New York City drama, in which the scandal and spectacle (aka the lives) of the rich, romantic and ridiculous intersect at one glamorous address. Which Sex and the City Gal Are You?
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4. Best Friends Forever by Jennifer Weiner
Best friends since childhood, Valerie and Addie broke up in high school over shallow, mean-girl drama. As adults, they restore their friendship through a common bond: the disappearance of Val's ex-lover, Dan. Is Your Friend Toxic To Your Relationship?
5. Repeat After Me by Rachel DeWoskin
In 1989 a neurotic English teacher falls for one of her Chinese students; 13 years later she looks back at her tragic but uplifting tale. This intercultural love story sparkles with smart insights and intelligent writing. One Love, Two Cultures: Making It Work