Trick Lit is the term for a chick lit novel that pretends to be something else, hoping to rope people in with an interesting premise. 30 pages later, you discover that you were deceived, that it’s just another piece of genre trash.
I don’t invent really good neologisms very often, so I felt compelled to share.
[One man’s trash… please forgive me if you like the genre! I realize now that was a little too flip. I happen to love other genres that many think are trash, so I hope you’ll cut me some slack at the poor choice of words…]