Secret baby, friends to lovers, amnesia, arranged marriage, opposite attract, road trip romances… there are many tried and true tropes found again and again in romance. Which ones do you love and which ones do you loathe? And why?

Personally, there are of course exceptions to the rule but generally speaking, I pretty much hate all secret baby plots–they seem like a betrayal of trust AND a dismissal of a child’s needs. (Although for some reason, Rachel Gibson’s Simply Irresistible works for me. Go figure.) Arranged marriage plots usually float my boat. Amnesia stories are almost always a hard pass.

How ’bout you? Little sister of his best friend bring you joy? Time travel love stories make you crazy and not in a good way?

Inquiring minds want to know….