by guest blogger Maya Rodale. The other night I was trying to explain historical romance novels to someone who had never read one. Like Jane Austen—with sex! Like Downton Abbey—with sex! Like 50 Shades of Grey—with corsets and petticoats! I’ve found that many people are really curious about romance novels. There isn’t a sense of shame, but there are a lot of questions. Their knowledge is generally based on the following:
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by guest blogger Maya Rodale. Summer beach reading is here, which means that suddenly it’s OK to indulge in fun reading. For many (women), this means romance novels. Now, some people consider these novels utterly dangerous—and not just because such page-turning reading will keep you out in the sun too long. Apparently, there are far greater risks to reading romance novels than you ever imagined….
by guest blogger Maya Rodale. Romance novels, often dismissed as antifeminist, were actually once seen as having revolutionary power deserving of vigorous government response.
by guest blogger Maya Rodale. Romance novels inspire and empower women to live and love to a higher standard. And because that’s a threat to the status quo, we’re taught to ridicule those who embrace that literature. But I say, no more!
by guest blogger Maya Rodale.
Bookstores across the country are in trouble. First, it was Big Book stores, now it’s e-books. Is there hope for the indie bookstore? I say, yes!
Raised on America’s first organic farm, Scratch author Maria Rodale learned how to make everyday favorites from, yes, scratch — the way you remember them; the way they turn out best.Order Now