BOOMER LIT: Novels, Short Fiction, Memoirs and More

Boomer Lit, boomer novels, short stories, memoirs and more are here: a new genre. Let's talk about it!

When boomers reached their teens in the 1960s/1970s, the YA novel was born as a genre dealing with the first transition to adulthood. Now that the youngest boomer is turning 50 and the oldest 68, their interests have changed. It is time for writers to come up with books that address what matters to them most as they enter into their "Second Adulthood".

Boomer Lit and YA Lit have much in common
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The Bridge Club
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June 15, 2013
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July 15, 2013
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Patricia Sands
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Fiction based on fact. Eight women who have been friends for over 40 years beginning in the psychedelic '…more
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No Place Like Home
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October 1, 2013
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October 31, 2013
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A sixty year old magazine editor has it all and loses it to a Ponzi-scheming husband--but finds herself a…more
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