HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 20 – Chick Lit

HUSH: a podcast from your libraryThad Hartman and Lissa Staley host a roundtable discussion with our guests around an engaging and interesting topic — Chick Lit – and the funny and engaging relationship stories about young women that appeal to Chick Lit fans.

Listen now, download the mp3, or subscribe to “Hush: a podcast from your library” through iTunes.

Chick Lit, Women’s Fiction, Lad Lit and more

Erin Seeger, Library Associate is currently working towards her Master of Library Science degree from Emporia State University. She discusses why she enjoys reading Chick Lit and why you might too!

Books and Authors mentioned

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  • Shopaholic series by Sophie Kinsella
  • Something Borrowed series by Emily Giffin
  • Arranged by Catherine McKenzie
  • Bookends by Jane Green
  • Marian Keyes
  • In Her Shoes by Jennifer Weiner
  • The Carrie Diaries by Candace Bushnell
  • Elizabeth Berg
  • The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger
  • Meg Cabot
  • Helen Fielding
  • Why Girls are Weird by Pamela Ribon
  •  Austenland by Shannon Hale
  • The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler
  • Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict by Laurie Viera Rigler
  • Nick Hornby
  • Jonathan Tropper
  • John Green
  • These Girls by Sarah Pekkanen

Movies mentioned

  • Bridget Jones’s Diary
  • Devil Wears Prada
  • In Her Shoes
  • 27 Dresses
  • Something Borrowed
  • Confessions of a Shopaholic
  • Harry Potter
  • Twilight
  • Hunger Games

Your turn to talk

Continue the conversation about Chick Lit books and movies. Why do you like them? What can you recommend? Talk to us here on the blog, or on the library’s Goodreads group at our people in peril discussion.
Thad
Thad
Lissa
Lissa

If you have questions, comments or suggestions for future topics please comment on our blog post or send us an email at asktscpl@tscpl.org

CONTEST

Remember: the first person to post a comment requesting the new Chick Lit book that Erin promotes during the podcast gets the book!

Lissa Staley

Lissa Staley helps people use the library. She is a Book Evangelist, Health Information Librarian, Arts & Crafts Librarian, Trivia Emcee, Classics Made Modern book group leader, and frequent library customer, especially with her children. She reads a new book every few days, but recently loved Adorkable by Sarra Manning, Fortunately the Milk by Neil Gaiman and Tin Star by Cecil Castellucchi.

  • http://Interested Melanie

    I would be interested in reading These Girls by Sarah Pekkanen. Once finished if someone else is interested would be willing to pass it on to them or vice versa.

  • Erin Seeger

    Melanie, that’s great! I will shoot you an email to figure out how to get that book to you. Thanks!