Romance novels have now gone from a treat, to the best form of research in the world. The more I make an effort to dive deeply into this industry, the more I realize that it’s really fucking big.
It’s fun to look back and see what I’ve enjoyed – and not enjoyed – over the year! I’d love for you to take a look and share your favorite and least favorite reads of the year!
It was the first event The Strand has ever hosted specifically for or about romance novels, and it needed to be a resounding success. It was.
So this year, I sat down, set myself a hundred book Good Reads challenge goal and got to work. As of today, May 22, I have read 34 books, putting me four books behind on the challenge–but I’ve got time! Here are my top five books or series from the list.
My family has always been remarkable supportive of what I write, but I can’t say they ever truly understood 'why romance' – until Love Between the Covers put it out in full, bold print
Woo hoo! Happy New Year and good luck to everyone embarking upon new reading and writing challenges! I just scraped by with my exactly 50 books for last year, and thought it would be fun to look over the titles I read in 2016!
When it comes to asserting my own powers and going after what I want in the world, I take my cues from Jemma, Duchess of Beaumont and Lady Georgiana, better known as Chase, and the powerful owner of the most notorious gaming hell in London.
I have a confession - I used to listen to book series out of order. I have always loved romance novels. The progression is well enough known, from the YA books with a bit of smooching, to the vanilla romances with a bit of fondling, to the novels were all know our grandmothers kept hidden … Continue reading In Praise of the Romance Novel Series