On Romantic Clichés

There are few things that I enjoy more than reading a good book, and one of my favorite genres to read is Romance. For many, the Romance genre is simply a vast wasteland of bodice-rippers. But for a frequent reader of Romance novels such as myself it is so much more; It is a vast wasteland of clichés. Clichés, or often used storylines, aren’t necessarily bad things. I’ve actually picked books solely for the clichés the author used for the storyline. For this reason, I have decided to rank five of the most common clichés found in Romance novels from worst to best.

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Book Review: Love’s Improbable Possibility Series

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Disrespectful.

This is what I think of when I think of Love Belvin and her Love’s Improbable Possibility series. How dare she make me change my negative views on series based on a single couple? How dare she write four books that kept me up into the wee hours of the morning reading for three nights in a row, knowing that I have to work in the morning? How dare she make me feel like an addict waiting for their next fix while reading? HOW. DARE. SHE ?

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