Romance Genre Help

For February 2019, we'll be reading romance books.
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Romance Genre Help

Post by hsimone » 05 Feb 2019, 19:07

Here's a place where we can help each other decide what to read for this month's romance genre discussion. :library:

There are several subgenres of romance, including:
  • Adult Romance
  • Young Adult Romance
  • New Adult Romance
  • Contemporary Romance
  • Erotic Romance
  • Historical Romance
  • Paranormal Romance
  • LGBTQ Romance
...and so much!

For some Goodreads ideas, click on one of the links:
https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/romance-genre
https://www.goodreads.com/genres/romance
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/397 ... nce_Series
https://www.goodreads.com/list/tag/lgbt

Don't forget to check OBC's Romance and Erotic forum to get ideas, too! Romance and Erotic Books

Is there a romance-based book that you are considering to read this month? Are you looking for recommendations or have recommendations for others?
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Post by Ak1412 » 05 Feb 2019, 22:41

I'm currently reading Reawakened and will update with whether or not that is a good romance after I finish. Until then does anyone have any suggestions for me to read next? I'm open to pretty much anything.

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Post by BelleReadsNietzsche » 10 Feb 2019, 17:18

I'm going to try to pick up "The Hating Game" by Sally Thorne and/or "The Kiss Quotient" by Helen Hoang this month!
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Post by unamilagra » 20 Feb 2019, 17:39

A couple of light, cute romances I have read recently are "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion and "Nine Women, One Dress" by Jane L. Rosen. "The Rosie Project" deals with a man with Asperger's syndrome, and his very scientific and logical way of finding himself a mate, which of course he learns is not the right way to find love. "Nine Women, One Dress" has a "Love Actually" type of feel, with a bunch of unrelated women all woven together in a cute story. Both of them are lighthearted with a good amount of humor.

For my latest review book for OBC, I read "Looking Glass Friends" by E. L. Neve. It was a more serious book in which a couple of literary and philosophy buffs fall in love over email, despite both being in unhappy marriages of their own. I really enjoyed the book. The character development was great and the story was very thought provoking.

Another more serious one is "The Lost Wife" by Alyson Richman, which is about a young couple that was separated by the events of WWII shortly after their marriage. Obviously has a lot of heartbreaking elements, as do all WWII books, but had a great love story.

And then of course there's the ultimate love story of all time, "Pride and Prejudice."

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