Street lit or urban fiction is an exciting new genre that combines the elements of street lingo with fast-paced action and highly-charged romance. It's in an easy-to-read, accessible format that will keep you turning the pages. Young people find this genre especially compelling, but traditionalists may want to give one of the novels in this burgeoning field a shot to see what the fuss is all about.
The following is a list of urban fiction authors with links to our online catalog.
Here are a few magazines that fans of the urban fiction genre may enjoy. Many can be accessed remotely using your library card and clicking on the "online" link in the catalog.
New releases, twitter updates, and reader reviews. Probably the best overall source of current information-
A Publisher’s website with a browsable list of titles-
Library Journal article with overview and description of the genre-
Also check out Library Journal’s The Word on Street Lit, an ongoing series devoted to new releases, discussions and reviews. Find it on Library Journal’s website using their search feature. Here’s the most recent-