Where’s Daddy?

My reading of romance novels is too erratic and sporadic to identify trends, but I have noticed a disturbing pattern in many books. Last summer I read several books featuring women who were single, but either pregnant or with a new baby. More recently I have read several books featuring single women with a child …

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Erotic Romance

Harlequin's posted a flowchart to help out readers of this re-invigorated genre. It's not a great flow chart, for many reasons, but worthy of a giggle or two: http://www.harlequin.com/store.html?cid=3450 I prefer my romances a little more romantic and and little less acrobatic. Not that I have anything against erotic fiction, but of the stories in …

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Valentine’s Day

I'm working on my review of Flirting with Ruin, but meanwhile it's Valentine’s Day - and there is the usual litany of complaints. It’s too commercial, there’s too much pressure, it’s not easy being single, this couple stuff offends my happy single life, my partner never gives a thoughtful gift, you should love your partner …

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