sábado, 6 de febrero de 2016
Reluctant Romantic: Genre Speed Dating
What genre are you getting to know this month? Why do you want to give it a chance?
I've decided to try romance. You can see the books I'm thinking about reading here.
Once upon a time, I was a lit snob who only read classics and lit fic. I looked down on my teen loves, YA, fantasy, comics and scifi. I had lost the joy of living, clearly. And of course I scoffed at those who read romance or mystery, or worst of all, cozies! If it was fun and light, it wasn't real reading! It's as ridiculous as it sounds, I'm afraid. But I'm slowly recovering. Now my reading diet is more varied and it includes a healthy portion of genre literature.
Romance is a genre with a reputation and I think it's unfair. It's not better or worse than any other genre literature (I guess).
I hope the Challenge helps me decide my true opinion about romance so that I stop spewing prejudices as if they were universal truths.