Oh, Romance novels, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways . . .
All joking aside, I love Romance novels. I love reading about love. I want to escape into it. To get lost in the clichés and the victories and the Happily Ever After.
I didn’t always love Romance. As a kid, I didn’t understand why people would voraciously read them. It’s just the same story retold, right?
One could argue that all stories are just a retelling of a different one, due to things like ‘tropes’ and ‘themes’ and other English 1101 words.
Each love story is a unique experience between two people, just like real love. It may follow a pattern, but the relationship between people is impossible to replicate.
Don’t judge a book by its genre. Break free and reading something different. You might discover a new favorite.
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