An Ode to the Romance Novel on PBS

An Ode to the Romance Novel:

https://www.pbs.org/video/abbafef6-f2b1-4db1-adcb-8d5ff13223bf/

I was quite surprised when I saw that the Great American Novel was covering romance novels but I loved the video. Overall, it’s pretty respectful of the genre and interesting to watch, so I’m sharing it with you today.

This is a short post because I just started a semester of college that has kept me busy but I hope you enjoy it anyway. If you want more Lover’s Quarrel, then sign up for my newsletter and also get a copy of Lover’s Quarrel’s Ultimate Reading List, a list of free, full-length romance novels I’ve rated 4 stars or higher.

Interview with Mark Calde, Author of Bascomville

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Mark Calde is the author of Bascomville. You may remember it from his book spotlight and my review for Bascomville. Today, I am pleased to have him for an interview on Lover’s Quarrel. It’s been awesome working with him and I wish him the best in future endeavors and I hope we do get to see a sequel to Bascomville someday.

Tell us what Bascomville is about.

Bascomville is a literary romance that functions on several levels. It is the story of Max and Janice, who begin as childhood friends and gradually fall in love. It is the story of Max’s family and how he relates to them. And finally, it delves into the notion that, for better or worse, we each create our own special universe.

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Diversity in Romance With Brilliant Author Elise Marion

71xltwle9xl-_ux250_Elise Marion, author of the Chained series, was generous enough to do an interview with me in anticipation of our War Bride giveaway event. It’s a pleasure to be working with her and to have her on the blog. She has some great answers, including her opinion on the lack of diversity in books. I highly recommend you read her work, because she really is a fantastic writer.

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