Even though we’re in the post-#MeToo era, the women who read dark romance—because its readers are largely women—adore it.
After reading Jasmine Guillory's 'The Proposal,' I get the appeal of romance novels.
Photographer Jason Altaan reimagined cheesy, iconic romance novel covers to be more racially and sexually diverse.
This year's cover pays homage to classic paperback fiction genres, from romance and sci-fi to horror and political thriller.
After having a professional epiphany in a Barnes & Noble, Jason Aaron Baca resolved to become the next Fabio. Now, he's racked up even more covers than the long-haired icon.
I asked a psychologist why "Drowning in a Dress" and "Butterfly in a Jar" are used to sell books to women.
From the Harlequin Romance novels to "50 Shades of Grey," guilty pleasure books are panned as trashy, cliché-ridden, and anti-feminist. So why are they still so successful?
We talked to the originator of the street lit fiction genre to discuss how she pioneered a nuanced take on the romance novel from within a federal prison.
We talked to the best-selling author of "I Was Told There'd Be Cake" about "girl books," the fucked-up confessional essay market, and her long-awaited debut novel, "The Clasp."
People Are Angry About a Romance Novel Where a Nazi Officer Falls in Love with a Concentration Camp Prisoner
For Such a Time features a "blonde-haired, blue-eyed Jewess" pairing off with an SS Guard.
The unlikely romance novelist says today's straight guys are embarrassing and should be more like gay men—and that his book will show them how.