But one thing I quickly realized as I listened to my first audiobook was that my ears demanded a higher volume level to catch each detail as the story unfolded. Suddenly words such as moaning, plunging, hard, and nipples were echoing around the room and I thought of my friends who tended to stop by without notice. And I knew that was just the warm-up love scene!
So what does a hopeless romantic do whilst she sits in limbo for her next fix? She tries on a different author in the meantime. However, it lacked more action and I wanted more romance, not gloss-overs on the sensuous scenes.
A little while back I bitched about my ten least favorite things in romance novel sex scenes —things like nipple scissors and cervical penetration. Now, I tease because I love, and I think most readers of romance take the silliness that occasionally pops up in romance novels with a grain of salt. I heard via the Twitter rumor mill that some people on Facebook used my post as fodder for deriding the romance genre.
Oct 06, PM. I should say that I have never read anything by her. I post here as I get the impression that she's in the same league as Jodi Picoult?
Note: This piece was drafted in late The ongoing exploration of diversity and racism in romance writing, publishing, and award-giving attests to the potential importance of archival sources discussed below. My fellow researchers included graduate students, independent scholars, and professors.
Skip navigation! Story from Sex. When I was in high school I used to sneak my mom's Nora Roberts books up to my bedroom and read them under the cover of night.
Happy reading, heroes! Love, Lily. Despite the fact that I was frequently drawn to the romantic elements of literary and genre novels, I persisted in believing that all romance novels were crap.
I've never read Nora Roberts but I do have a soft spot for s romance-y-thriller-y things. Like Sidney Sheldon. The nostalgia is real! I've read JD Robb and find it to be a bit repetitive and overly violent.
N ora Roberts is probably the most successful novelist you've never heard of. She sells books like, well, they're going out of fashion. Which of course they are, just not in Noraland.