10 Must-Read Chick Lit Books to Read

Ten of the Best Chick Lit Books

Do you know what chick lit is? No? Well, chick lit is that kind of genre that makes women the heroines. The main characters of these books are always women, and of course, there are some books with a handsome man who the heroine will be married. Chick lit books started to become famous after 1994 with the release of Catherine Alliott’s The Old Girl Network. You must try reading at least a few books from the list below, and that’s why we have chosen the best chick-lit books for you.

This post contains some affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase, I’ll earn a commission, at no additional cost to you. 

1. Confessions of a Shopaholic (Shopaholic #1) by Sophie Kinsella


Shopaholic is a sequence of books written by the British writer Sophie Kinsella, who further keeps writing Madeleine Wickham under her real name. The books follow the main character Rebecca Bloomwood, an ambitious but smart and upstanding financial reporter through her leisure and life journeys. Usually, every paper reflects on a major shift in Becky’s private or professional experience and explains the difficulty stemming from her bubbly personality and unreasonable ambitions.A Hollywood studio has optioned the entire series. The first Shopaholic film was released 13 February 2009.

Genre – Chick Lit

Pages- 368

Goodreads rating – 3.64/ 5

Our rating – 7.3/ 10

Check the latest price: Confessions of a Shopaholic

2. Can You Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella


The young lady Emma Corrigan is from London, England. She’s in a secure, however sluggish, relationship with the “ideal” man, and is constantly trying to move up in the world at Panther Cola, a London-based multi-national cola firm. Fulfilled with life, once she accidentally tries to point out all her inner secret information to a random person on a flight when it reaches turmoil, she is thrown off-kilter, and thinks she will die.

Genre – Chick Lit

Pages- 374

Goodreads rating – 3.84/ 5

Our rating – 7.7/ 10

Check the latest price: Can You Keep a Secret?

3. Bridget Jones #1 by Helen Fielding


Bridget Jones ‘ Diary is a book by Helen Fielding published in 1996. The book tells the story a year in the life of Bridget Jones,single young woman in her thirty’s living in London, compiled in the type of a personal diary. She talks about her life, a picture of herself, vices, relatives, acquaintances, and sexual connections.

Genre – Chick Lit

Pages- 288

Goodreads rating – 3.77/ 5

Our rating – 7.6/ 10

Check the latest price: Bridget Jones’s Diary

4. The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella


Perfectionist prosecutor Samantha Sweeting has achieved the unimaginable: she made a massive mistake. So terrible a mistake, it wrecks the possibility of a reconciliation.

She goes through complete chaos, marches out of her job in London, jumps on a train and winds up in the centre of nowhere employed as a housekeeper. Her managers had no clue that they have recruited an attorney –so Samantha has little idea whether the oven would work. She is unwilling to put on a ring, bake a potato or get the ironing board up. A story as sweet as the bread she learns to make is how she draws a breath and starts to manage – and finds happiness.

Genre – Chick Lit

Pages- 404

Goodreads rating – 3.83/ 5

Our rating – 7.7/ 10

Check the latest price: The Undomestic Goddess

5. The Devil Wears Prada (The Devil Wears Prada #1) by Lauren Weisberger


As a fresh graduate just out from school, Miranda got a fabulous job for the first time as an assistant to the editor of a leading magazine “Runaway”. THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA brings a vibrant and humorous different meaning to the allegations of “The Manager from Hell.” Narrated in Andrea’s funny, refreshingly disarming accent, it presents the in-depth, grim, devilish perspective on life at the top just implied at the chicest dinner parties in gossip columns and over Cosmopolitans.

Genre – Chick Lit

Pages- 432

Goodreads rating – 3.74/ 5

Our rating – 7.5/ 10

Check the latest price: The Devil Wears Prada

6.  Something Borrowed (Darcy & Rachel #1) by Emily Giffin

Something Borrowed is a novel written by protagonist Emily Giffin in 2005. The novel is about ethics concerning friends and relationships. This tackles the stereotype of single women in their 30s and the strain society puts on them just to get married. “It is a realistic scenario women face in society today,” quote from female book reviewer.

Genre – Chick Lit

Pages- 322

Goodreads rating – 3.85/ 5

Our rating – 7.7/ 10

Check the latest price: Something Borrowed

7. Remember Me? by Sophie Kinsella

It is about Lexi Smart, a woman who has insecurities about herself until she experiences amnesia after a car accident.  she finds herself a completely different person and thinks it’s 2004 and she’s a twenty-five-year-old with crooked teeth, disastrous love life and a dead-end job when she wakes up in the hospital. The most recent events of her life she can remember are three years in the past. She learns it’s 2007 – she’s twenty-eight, she’s the director of her department.

Genre – Chick Lit

Pages- 352

Goodreads rating – 3.78/ 5

Our rating – 7.5/ 10

Check the latest price: Remember Me?

8. I’ve Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella

Oppy Wyatt ends up losing her engagement ring, that has been in her fiancé’s family for three generations, on that day her mother and father return home from the United States and in the ensuing chaos, she ends up losing her phone as well. She notices a discarded phone in a trash and chooses to keep it, so and if they see it, the hotel where she missed her ring will contact her. The creator, businessman Sam Roxton, though, wanted it back, and Poppy and Sam feel their lives growing increasingly enmeshed.

Genre – Chick Lit

Pages- 433

Goodreads rating – 3.94/ 5

Our rating – 7.9/ 10

Check the latest price: I’ve Got Your Number

9. Shopaholic Takes Manhattan (Shopaholic #2) by Sophie Kinsella

The second one in the Shopaholic collection is Shopaholic Abroad (also known as Shopaholic Takes Manhattan) (2001). It is an action book by Madeleine Wickham alias Sophie Kinsella. This covers Becky Bloomwood’s story and her experiences when she’s offered the opportunity to live in New York City. It laid the foundation for the movie Confessions of a Shopaholic as well as the first book in the show.

Genre – Chick Lit/ Adventure

Pages- 387

Goodreads rating – 3.76/ 5

Our rating – 7.5/ 10

Check the latest price: Shopaholic Takes Manhattan

10.Twenties Girl by Sophie Kinsella

Lara is a 27-year-old girl. She gets visited by her ancestor at her grand-aunt Sadie’s funeral in the shape of a brazen, challenging, Charleston-dancing child. Sadie has one specific request: absent her cherished dragonfly bracelet, she can not relax and needs Lara to locate it for her. Yet Lara is plagued by her own concerns, like her unknown future. Also, as the co-founder of her headhunting agency, and the fact that she was recently dumped by Josh, the love of her life.

Genre – Chick Lit

Pages- 435

Goodreads rating – 3.82/ 5

Our rating – 7.8/ 10

Check the latest price: Twenties Girl

Read More:

Top 10 Must-Read Drama Books to Read

Top 10 Must-Read Children’s Books

Top 5 Dystopian Books For Young Teens to Read 2020

50 Alternate History Books Worth Reading

Top 10 Libraries in Australia to Visit in 2020


Also See : Greatest Drama TV Shows of All Time – Official Top 10

Ten Adventure Movies Like Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)

Dave P
Dave P
Be a little better today than yesterday.
Stay Connected

Read On