Posts tagged "romance novels"

Romance Novelist Revealed As Plagiarist After Writing 75 Books In 5 Years

Does it seem to anyone else like the romance genre has been in the news a lot this year? First, it was that very strange Holocaust-themed novel being

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 28, 2015 - 3:08 pm

Hillary Clinton Is Pushing For Loan-Free Tuition In Public Universities

Also, Vox Day has gotten involved in the For Such A Time drama, and two gay vloggers in Lisbon walked down the streets holding hands and were treated… with a…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 10, 2015 - 4:43 pm

Adorable 89-Year-Old Grandpa Confesses Been Writing Romances Novels Under A Girly Pseudonym

Sometimes when I’m reading stories on, I feel like I can tell when a man has written a story and given himself a woman’s pseudonym. Some stories are just…

Jessica Wakeman | February 17, 2013 - 10:00 am

The 5 Most Baffling Romance Novel Genres

We here on the Internet aren’t really in a position to judge readers of romance novels. Sure, people stereotype the books as wish-fulfillment fantasies for housewives dreaming of muscle-bound doctor-sheik-Navy-SEAL-Vikings,…

Cracked | December 3, 2012 - 4:50 pm

15 Of The Worst Romance Novels In Existence

Now, they always say not to judge a book by its cover…but in this case, we couldn’t help it. Here’s a collection of some of the cheesiest romance novels, from…

College Candy | October 27, 2012 - 11:30 am

What If It Hadn’t Been “Fifty Shades of Grey” But One Of These Erotic Novels Instead?

My mom never read erotica (that I know of) when I was growing up, but on a recent trip home I spotted a copy of Fifty Shades of Grey in…

Rachel White | October 25, 2012 - 1:00 pm

10 WTF Romance Novel Book Covers

Romance novels — perhaps fun to read, but totally embarrassing to be caughtreading. Just look at these 10 completely WTF covers of popular romance titles……

Lauren Passell | July 1, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Are Romance Novels Responsible For Real-Life Sexual Problems?

I’ve long held romantic comedies, TV shows, and romance novels responsible for real-life romantic problems. No man will actually make you feel like a woman with his passionate embraces and…

Jessica Wakeman | July 8, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Keeping The Romance Alive

File this under ways to keep the romance alive with your S.O. This couple (Alex and Ross) does photo shoots where they recreate Mills & Boon harlequin romance covers. “Sometimes…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 17, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Banned Books Week: In Which We Enter The Land Of Forbidden Literature

This week is Banned Books Week — a time to celebrate and acknowledge all the great and not-so-great works of literature that at one point or another have been considered…

Julie Gerstein | September 28, 2010 - 6:30 pm

Amish Romance Novels To Get You Hot And Bonneted

In the past few years, we’ve seen a lot of book trends. We’ve over-mined vampire/human love, exhausted horror updates of classics, and have almost reached the saturation point on Swedish

Kate Torgovnick/ | August 10, 2010 - 6:15 pm

Amish Romance Novels Put A Boner In Your Bonnet

In “bonnet books,” as Amish romances are called, the author’s idea of a sexual climax is typically a few (sinful!) kisses spread throughout 300 pages. Sounds hawt, huh? But Amish…

Jessica Wakeman | September 10, 2009 - 1:50 pm

NASCAR-Themed Romance Novels Leave Harlequin Readers Panting For More

I don’t think that I’ve ever read a romance novel. I don’t really go for the mushy stuff. But whatever floats your boat, I always say. I guess I don’t…

Susannah Breslin | July 14, 2009 - 11:20 am

A Guaranteed, Cheap Happy Ending

In a recession, people want escapism and a happy ending. The depressing economic situation has lead to an increase in sales of romance novels, while most other genres are having…

Annika Harris | April 8, 2009 - 2:45 pm

Quickies!: Janet Jackson And Jermaine Dupri Are Ooover

DON’T FORGET to come to The Frisky TONIGHT starting at 9pm EST — Amelia will be liveblogging the “Project Runway” finale, postponing less important activities like debate watching. Live blogging…

Annika Harris | October 15, 2008 - 8:00 pm