Classic Female-Authored Novels Rebranded as Chick Lit
Elizabeth Bennet, the most IDGAF member of a girl gang of sisters, is a bad bitch who’s out to get hers. But someone keeps getting in her way—Mr. Darcy, a rich dick who can’t handle her Sasha Fierce energy. As she falls for her frenemy, Lizzie learns the hard lesson that real love may not look like the #relationshipgoals she’d always imagined. We stan, and so will you.
In part one of this franchise, a doctor tries to build the perfect man but instead ends up bringing toxic masculinity to life—literally! Will def make you feel shook.
Six-year-old Scout Finch tells the story of her father, the woke AF lawyer Atticus. While her dad defends Tom Robinson, a black man who’s wrongly #MeTooed in the South, Scout discovers through her relationship with a mysterious neighbor that not all incels are bad.
An orphan with daddy issues falls madly in love with a mega-bangable zaddy. The only problem? His crazy ex is locked in the attic, and that bitch is about to pop off!
Set in nineteen-forties Williamsburg (back when it was actually cool), this novel follows Francie Nolan, an impoverished girl who low-key loves to read. This beautiful coming-of-age story shows that education, not Insta fame, is what paves the road to financial freedom. Guaranteed to make you want to quit social media, put down your phone, then pick it right back up again and open the Amazon Kindle app.
Meet Heathcliff, a savage bae with abs of steel and a heart of stone who’s irresistible to Catherine, a good girl ready to go bad. Separated by class, their forbidden affair legit creates drama for generations to come.
Lily Bart isn’t like other girls—she’s poor and, at twenty-nine, old as hell for a single lady! Even though she’s totally gorge and not just some basic thot, no one’s even tried to put a ring on it, not even her BFF, Lawrence Seldon, a broke-ass lawyer who works hard for the modern equivalent of what, like, maybe $70K, max? #Struggle. As Lily hobnobs with the New York élite, she’s increasingly drawn to Seldon in this classic Ross-and-Rachel romance.
They may be sisters, but each of the four March women is a #girlboss in her own way, most of all Jo, a budding Carrie Bradshaw who isn’t afraid to keep friend-zoning dudes until she finds her very own Mr. Big.
Scarlett O’Hara is a totally extra queen bee flaunting her privilege all over her family’s super problematic plantation until the Civil War starts and things get cray. Looking for stability in chaotic times, Scarlett starts to cycle through husbands like a Kardashian until she finally swipes right on her OTP, Rhett Butler, a bad boy who learns that Scarlett is one Southern belle you don’t want to ring.