Romantic pulp fiction written by women for women. Usually about a 30something woman with "the job" and "the house" but lacking "Mr Right".

Plot: woman finds man.

In my own experience, these tend to be read when the brain needs a break from quantum mechanics, the eyes need bigger print, the wallet forces use of the library and schedule demands a book that can be read in a day.

Also known as chick lit and chick fic There are gems among the trash however, Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding and anything by Marion Keyes.