Month: June 2011

Review: Everything I Know about Love I Learned from Romance Novels

Welcoming back Sarah Wendell, aka Smart Bitch Sarah to the blog today. She was co-author of Beyond Heaving Bosoms, and my go-to person for two articles I wrote about romance writers. As her website says, she is “Man Titty Media Pundit.” Her new book, Everything I Know about Love I Learned from Romance Novels, comes out in October. If you haven’t checked out her site, please do. It is everything you want a website to be: funny (very funny), informative, and opinionated. Her topic is romance novels. As I am a defender of the real Jersey Shore, she is a defender of a genre that generates over $10 billion a year. Still, despite romances being one of the most if not the most profitable segment of a declining book industry, romance writers and readers are easy targets. Want examples? This, this or this will do. Dumb. Epically stupid. To suggest…

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