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.
Romance novel lovers love romance novels. We don’t need to convince them of why or how because they already understand the progressive, important and joyful experience that is the genre. The non-believer, however, is a different case.
The first part of this article was a very small glance at the experiences women face everyday, and how romance novels are way to escape those realities. Part II will delve more into the damaging effects of monitoring, not simply what women do or don’t do, but what kind of information they consume and how … Continue reading When Men Comment on What Women Read (And Do) Part II