This Week in Chick Lit

~ By Melina Kantor 

Well, chick lit fans. This has been quite a newsy week for our favorite genre. The bad news is that chick lit sales seem to be down. The good news (if you can call it “good”) is that chick lit isn’t the only genre with drooping sales, and relatively speaking, it’s not at all dying.

Here are a few of the stories circulating this week.

Read on:

While you’re at it, chick out this interview with Kathy Lette (I’m sorry, I wasn’t able to embed it here). Do you agree with her conclusion that the “market was flooded” with chick lit?

So? I know it’s a lot to take in, but what do you think?

Please leave a comment and let us know.

Have a great weekend. 🙂

Melina writes contemporary women’s fiction with a pinch of oregano and a dash of chutzpah. She just returned from a two month trip to Crete and Israel, where she visited  family and friends did her best to turn her travels into research and inspiration for her writing. You can visit her at