I agree completely. Most other genres do have romance in them. I need the escape of a happy ending. It is one of the saddest things about literature that it has to be tragic or it can't be "real" quality writing.
Welcome to the team. Hello, I'm Doreen and I read Romance.
Well, when you come to think of it, it's one of the basics of human life, isn't it? And a very important one, too. And, you should pardon me for saying, but how many action/adventure, science fiction, fantasy, whodunnits have a romantic sub-plot too? And how many romances have an action/adventure, science fiction, fantasy, whodunnit sub-plot as well? Rarely can you really fit a book firmly into one genre only. There's a lot of snobbery around "genre" fiction, and I have always felt that insisting you write "literary fiction" is really just being pretentious.
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Hello, I am a Kindle reader, so it is with me at all times. I have a tendency to read Romance, but I like all historical novels. I read a lot of classics too. My mother was an English teacher, so I have always had books by the dozens.
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I don't find many people who are brave enough to admit they read romance, let alone want to discuss it. I think I would like to chat with my teammates.
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