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Sunday, May 24, 2009

Romance for All

I have talked about Romance getting a bad rap many times on this blog. One of my favorite resources to combat this unfair treatment of romance novels and their readers is the web site Smart Bitches, Trashy Books.

This no-nonsense web guide to romance has now morphed into a book, Beyond Heaving Bosoms: The Smart Bitches' Guide to Romance Novels, which I also purchased for the Berwyn Public Library's collection.

These ladies are pretty amazing. They are tireless in their goal of legitimizing the genre and its readers. For example, a few months ago they went on NPR to try to get the anchor to read a romance. Click here to read all about it.

Kudos to these ladies. Come check out the book at BPL (ignore the non-circ call number; we'll let you check it out if you want to) or go to their website to find the perfect Romance for you.

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