Bras And Broomsticks

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HoustonChronicle.com - Books for teens and tweens come of age

An article about the rise & rise of teen chicklit, which includes mention of the forthcoming Bras And Broomsticks as an example of the genre...

Since the late 1990s, teen "chick lit" ? think Bridget Jones in high school ? has been gaining popularity, bringing in fortunes for publishers and booksellers, prompting established adult authors to target younger audiences and giving teens and tweens (9- to 12-year-old girls) their own heroines.

"(Teen chick lit) is still growing each year by double digits," said Joe Monti, national young adult buyer for Barnes & Noble. "I can't see a ceiling yet, and I can't even gauge when that ceiling will be hit."


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