Hen Lit

Books that feature women who are in their late 30’s to mid 60’s.  Baby boomers dealing with divorce, widowhood, family situations, friends and falling in love again:

Julie and Romeo   by Jeanne Ray

One Last Dance:  It’s Never Too Late to Fall in Love by Mardo Williams

Relative Danger    by June Snow

Prime Time   by Hank Phillippi Ryan

Elegant Gathering of White Snows    by Kris Radish

Ladies of Covington Send Their Love   by Joan A. Medlicott

Loop Group   by Larry McMurty

Hot Flash Club    by Nancy Thayer

The Red Hat Club    by Haywood Smith

Little Bitty Lies   by Mary Kay Andrews

The Art of Mending    by Elizabeth Berg

Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman    by Elizabeth Buchan

Jane Austen in Boca    by Paula Marantz Cohen

No! I Don’t Want to Join a Book Club:  Diary of a Sixtieth Year    by Virginia Ironside

Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons   by Lorna Landvik

Dancing Naked at the Edge of Dawn   by Kris Radish

Step Ball Change   by Jeanne Ray

The Villa   by Nora Roberts

Madame Mirabou’s School of Love    by Barbara Samuel

Men I Didn’t Marry   by Janice Kaplan

It’s Never Too Late to Be a Bridesmaid:  Angie’s Second Adventure   by Heather Estay

Miss Julia Strikes Back   by Ann B. Ross

It’s Never Too Late to Get a Life:  Angie’s First Adventure   by Heather Estay

The Beach Street Knitting Society and Yarn Club    by Gil McNeil

Things I Want My Daughters to Know  by Elizabeth Noble

Deep Dish   by Mary Kay Andrews

Icing on the Cake   by Laura Castoro

There’s Always Plan B   by Susan Mallery

The Dewey Decimal System of Love   by Josephine Carr

Eat Cake    by Jeanne Ray

Elegance   by Kathleen Tessaro

The Good Wife Strikes Back    by Elizabeth Buchan

Julie and Romeo Get Lucky   by Jeanne Ray

Must Love Dogs    by Claire Cook

Ready to Fall   by Claire Cook

Savannah Blues    by Mary Kay Andrews

What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day    by Pearl Cleage

Oh My Stars    by Lorna Landvik

Moving to the Country    by Anna Cheska

Younger    by Pamela Redmond Satran

The Overnight Socialite    by Bridie Clark

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood   by Rebecca Wells

 

Complex, diverse, reflect, funny but never dull, enjoy these journeys into middle age!

 

 

 

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1 Comment

  1. April 10, 2013 at 4:30 pm

    I found this site accidentallly while looking up formal definition of henlit. Love the book listing in the genre and wonder how I can get my henlit book on the list, “The Deweyville Church Secretary” by Frankie and Johnnie.


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