Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Women''s fiction is an umbrella term for a wide-ranging collection of literary sub-genres that are marketed to female readers, including many mainstream novels, romantic fiction, chick lit," and other sub genres. Although sometimes used synonymously, it is distinguished from Women''s writing, which deals with literature written by (rather than targeted at) women. An umbrella term is a word that provides a superset or grouping of related concepts, also called a hypernym. For example, cryptology is an umbrella term that encompasses cryptography and cryptanalysis, among other fields. Similarly, an "umbrella organization" can be an organization which is a central and coordinating body representing a number of smaller, separate bodies."