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!
What draws us time and again to this trope? Hate-to-love is surprisingly tricky to write, and you have to be carefully toeing the line, but we keep coming back? Why? The tension. Ooh baby, we love that tension.
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.