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It's all about love during the Valentine's Week. Each day of the Valentine's week will present one book love story with a different genre insight. Today, it's all about romance books. We're happy to welcome Cat's Books: Romance on BookLikes blog.
Watch out for the last Book Love Story on BookLikes blog tomorrow!
A guest post by Cat's Books: Romance
I unabashedly love Romance Novels.
I love them as at the center of the best ones are optimism, human connection, and feminism. The Happily Ever After promise allows the reader to explore very dark themes at times wit the knowledge that there will be hope and love no matter what.
Because the main stay of romance is the find of a partner, the question of how to build a lasting connection and all the psychological l complexity of that quests shapes every romance. Most every romance is female centered. Female desire and viewpoints control the narrative.
The genre is vast spanning from science fiction, fantasy, new adult, young adult, contemporary, paranormal, historical, comedy, erotic, and eventing new sub genres all the time.
In Romance, we can see the changing of social norms and the critical effort to see and explore through character and the lens of love hate and discrimination in all its forms while loving the body in all its diversity and sexuality which houses us all.
At its best, the genre leads the way and it has a heck of a lot of fun at the same time.
Here are some great love stories, you should try.
Let It Shine by Alyssa Cole: Historical Interracial Romance set during the Civll Rights Era
Kulti by Mariana Zapata: Contemporary Slow Burn Soccer Romance
To Seduce a Sinner by Elizabeth Hoyt: Historical Plain Heroine and with a Hero with PTSD
Dragon Bound by Thea Harrison: Paranormal Dragon Shifter Hero and Thief Heroine
Watch out for the last Book Love Story on BookLikes blog tomorrow! If you'd like to join, please do! Write your book love story on your blog and add the link in the comment section below. Make sure to add why I love tag to your post so we could find it and share it.