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Monday, August 01, 2016

August Is Read-A-Romance Month

It's summer time and people love to take a book on vacation, or to read while at the beach or poolside. For some the perfect choice is a romance novel. It only seems fitting that August has been designated Read-A-Romance Month.

Wikipedia defines a romance novel in this way: "Novels of this type of genre fiction place their primary focus on the relationship and romantic love between two people, and must have an 'emotionally satisfying and optimistic ending.'"

On our shelves we have classic romance novels such as Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen [F AUS] and Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte [F BRO], as well as this sampling of titles released in 2016:

Carr, Robyn. What We Find. [F CAR, LP CAR, eBook]

Cass, Kiera. The Siren. [YA CAS, eBook]

Laurens, Stephanie. The Lady's Command. [F LAU]

Quinn, Julia. Because of Miss Bridgerton. [F QUI, eAudio]

Roberts, Nora. The Obsession. [F ROB, AB/CD ROB, eBook]

Romances are extremely popular; the Romance Writers of America shared this statistic as proof, "Estimated annual total sales value of romance in 2013: $1.08 billions." It should come as no surprise that we have quite a few! We probably have enough romances so that you could read three a day for the entire month and not even make a dent in our collection! Have a emotionally satisfying and optimistic month!

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