romance

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The Lost Summers of Newport

The Lost Summers of Newport is, quite simply, a solid, cracking yarn, another novel in which Williams, Willig and White each take the point of view of a different women, weaving together stories of soapy scandal, heartbreak and true love in a convincing way. These three stories take place among t ...

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Beyond Heaving Bosoms

Beyond Heaving Bosoms, by Sarah Wendell and Candy Tan of Smart Bitches Trashy Books, is a delightful look at romance in general - its history, its strengths and flaws as a genre, its tropes (does this ever go into tropes!) and its authors. This isn't a comprehensive guide to romance, and since it wa ...