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From Fear Of Flying to Bridget Jones’ Diary, ten classic 'chick lit' novels all romantic fiction fans should read

So called 'chick lit' often gets a bad rap for the fluffy and lightweight content the somewhat patronizing label implies. But a fair few classics from the genre tackle serious subjects, from drug addiction and incest to some heavy duty matters of the heart. Now is the perfect time of year to crawl up with a good book, so crack out your Kindle or pop into your local library and pick up one of these 10 page-turners, which we guarantee will help distract you from the winter blues. 

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