It’s not always easy being a champion of romance! Although it is one of the most diverse, popular, and well-loved genres, with an enormous variety of subgenres for every reader (from historical, to contemporary, to paranormal), romance novels are often […]
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It’s beginning to feel like spring at last! Trees are in bud, tulips are poking up from the soil, and mittens have been tossed to the back of the closet (for now, at least). After months of huddling indoors, it’s […]
Despite the fact that romance is an extremely popular genre, romance novels (and the readers who love them) frequently find themselves the unfair target of chronic, kneejerk hateration from those who profess, strongly, that they aren’t fans. But scratch the […]
Thank God for ereaders. Before I had one, when I was reading in public and came to a particularly steamy scene, I would hold the book closer and closer to my face until I was basically pressing my nose against […]
Romance novels centered on characters in the military are especially appropriate this month, when we remember the sacrifices members of the armed forces have made and give thanks for their safe return. With a smaller percentage of Americans serving in […]
As of Sunday, it’s officially fall, and with the crisp days and cooler nights comes the impulse toward cozy novels, the literary equivalent of a Fair Isle sweater and a cup of chai. Whether you enjoy spending your evenings chatting […]
When the news broke that former Washington, D.C., mayor Adrian Fenty has been quietly dating Laurene Jobs Powell, the widow of Apple computer founder Steve Jobs, I immediately wanted to read a romance-novel version of this relationship. It’s the old […]