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Romantic Novels

Why I Hate Jane Austen

Abby Rogers | Posted 03.24.2013 | Books
Abby Rogers

After about two decades of being a voracious reader, I'm still at a loss as to why so many people have elevated Jane Austen to the level of literary herodom. To put it bluntly, I just don't the seemingly female-gender-wide obsession with Ms. Austen.

Virgins, Bondage and the 'Magical Penis': Newsweek's Fail

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 06.20.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

There is no connection between the theme of submission/dominance and women's "possible" discomfort with economic successes and power.

The Secret Reading Habits of Women

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 11.11.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

I'll never forget my first brush with "Romantica," that subgenre of romance novels with just enough sex content that you wouldn't want to be caught reading it in the DMV.

Valentine's Day: The Best Romantic Novels (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Valentine's Day is around the corner, and whatever your plans, with or without your Valentine, these romantic novels will put you in the mood. Of cour...