Of all the romance novels least likely to be considered feminist, it might be the bodice rippers. But is that a fair assumption?
It is a truth universally acknowledged that romance readers are single women in possession of cats and in want of a man. Here is the truth about the romance novel reader.
In which I relate how this literature snob discovered the joy of the “low brow” and the value of romance novels.
Here are the must Must Reads for the romance scholar or the romance reader who just wants to know more about her beloved books.
Why are romance novels–such a massively powerful and profitable female-driven industry– exemplified by one man?
Bodice rippers. Mommy porn. One-handed reads for spinsters. Given how our culture talks about erotic fiction and those who read it, it’s no wonder that many of us may feel shame about reading “those books.” Here’s why you should feel good about reading for pleasure.
I know, I know: Mark Zuckerberg is an unlikely sex symbol/romantic hero. But the young, successful tech entrepreneur is the hot new hero in romancelandia—the new aristocracy, if you will. Technology has invaded all aspects of our lives—including our romantic lives. It’s about time that the tech world started showing up in romance novels via hacker heroes, girl gamers or novels told with tweets. Here are 7 reasons to love romances set in today’s tech scene.