August is Read-A-Romance Month, a time for fans to celebrate and appreciate romance during the carefree feelings of summertime when light & fluffy beach reads rise in popularity. Don’t wait until February or Valentine’s Day to pick up a romantic read, check out the 2nd floor display and read on …
Before you dismiss all romance books as ‘bodice rippers’, take a look at some of the related subgenres:
African American Romance • American Romance • Category Romance Christian Romance • Clean Romance • Comedy Romance Contemporary Romance • Erotic Romance • Fantasy Romance Fiction • Historical Romance • Interracial Romance Lesbian Romance • Love Inspired Romance • M M Romance Medical Romance • Paranormal Romance • Romantic Suspense Science Fiction Romance • Time Travel Romance • Western Romance Young Adult Romance • … and more!
- Read-A-Romance Month was conceived and launched in 2013 by Bobbi Dumas, a Kirkus Review and National Public Radio contributor.
- Don’t Hide Your Harlequins: In Defense Of Romance – essay by Bobbi Dumas.
- At Bustle.com – 10 Romance Novel Authors Explain Why This Genre Is As Important As Ever.