Tag: romance novels

News & Notes – 9/30/2017

News & Notes – 9/30/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News Hamilton Mania Inspires the Library of Congress to Put 12,000 Alexander Hamilton Documents Online (Open Culture) School librarian rejects First Lady’s donation of… Read more »

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Romance as a genre

Romance as a genre

I used to turn my nose up at romances on the theory — fueled by exposure to Harlequin and Silhouette series books when I worked in bookstores years ago — that they were formulaic, trite, and not very well written.  The fact that they then were commonly referred to as… Read more »

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Sherryl Woods’ Chesapeake Shores series

Sherryl Woods’ Chesapeake Shores series

The Chesapeake Shores novels by Sherryl Woods tell the romantic stories of various members of the O’Brien clan, a large, somewhat dysfunctional, but loyal Irish-American family living in the fictional Bay town of Chesapeake Shores.  The characters are human, individual, and for the most part likeable; their family and romantic… Read more »

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