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Does Colleen Hoover Write Romance?
Real Romance Readers vs. readers of romance.
The Romance Reader's Guide to Romance Scholarship: Part 1
A guide for romance nerds who want to nerd out even harder
Making Meaning from BookTok & Bookstagram Dark Romance Promos: #1
the true madman is capitalism
The 4 C's of Romance Novels
Get your mind out of the gutter! It's based on a marketing framework.
The Personal is Problematic
“Men’s desire is a testimony to my personal, individual worth” - romance novels explore the sticky problems of our daily lives, but with an Instagram…
Adventure Stories with Passive Protagonists
"The Love Story is - for women - success, failure, education, and the only adventure, all in one."
Films & TV Shows that Deliver "Romance Novel" Feelings?
North and South (2004 BBC Miniseries) gives me the same feeling that I get from a romance novel, and that’s definitely a huge part of why I enjo…
Is fictional love real or is real love fiction?
"I love you madly, as Barbara Cartland would say." Glitterland, Crusie, and Disneyland. Rather than questioning to what degree do romance novels present…
What is a romance novel?
Is a romance defined by the text or by a reader's response to it?
Not Like Other Girls
Are romance readers...better than everyone?
When Your Lover Rips Your Father’s Heart Out
Listen now (74 min) | Dame Jodie Slaughter, Feather Fetish Understander, and I recently discussed how The Savage and The Swan speaks the unspoken, what…
Cold(breath) Comfort Reads: January 2023
Listen now (25 min) | Starting the year off with some cozy re-reads, comfort reads, and short reads to combat the wintery weather and get through winter…
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