ASK! about Fiction: The Devil wears Prada readalikes
Read the book or watched the movie? Or maybe you’re still waiting for your copy at the libraries. This readalikes (ie. similar books) listing provides information on authors and titles that may appeal to you if you’ve read (or are waiting to read) The Devil Wears Prada.
According to the Straits Times Bestseller List (as of 10 Sep), DWP is the bestselling fiction title in Singapore, the movie is also tops at our box office (as of 3 Sep). And according to this USA Today article, this genre (chick lit) is here to stay! In fact, check out this Library Journal article which even describes the various chick lit subgenres (bride lit, mystery chick lit).
For those who are not sure what constitutes chick lit:
“What puts the chick in chick lit?
The heroine is either looking for Mr. Right or getting over Mr. Wrong.
She’s in a dead-end job or is looking to climb the corporate ladder.
She often works in public relations, advertising or for a women’s magazine.
The tone is often light and funny.
The story usually is told in the first person.
By novel’s end, the heroine usually has worked out all her problems and has learned important lessons about life.”
Source: USA Today
Read on for the list of suggested readalikes!