As I told you yesterday, this month we’ll be focusing on books with a romantic theme. As in Romance Novels. If you think about it, it’s not that far a stretch from our normal topics of discussion. I share my dating life, and some have told me that parts of it are like a romance novel. There had been much hope at one time or another that the Boy was going to be my Romance Novel hero.
Glad that didn’t happen.
But, my interest in romance novels is something new. I can’t say that I’m a great romance aficionado, or even that well versed in it, but I have read a fair share of romance novels. When I was younger, I used to sneak my mother’s Harlequin Romance novels to try to figure out what sex was all about. And thinks to a neighbor’s Harper’s Bazaar magazine I learned about erotica and how the best way to gauge erotica is by spankings per chapter. Between that article and my friend Patrick, I learned about Anne Rice’s Beauty Trilogy… which I read in the 8th grade. Continue reading Let the Romance Commence!