When it comes to modern romance novels, readers are no longer limited to just tearjerkers, bodice-rippers, and love stories between white, cis-het protagonists. We love to see the growing diversity of this genre, and we revel in the stories that make it more inclusive. It is important to know that the publishing industry still has a lot of work to do. According to an annual independent report from the Los Angeles-based bookstore The Ripped Bodice, for every books published in by leading romance publishers, fewer than nine books were written by people of color. We celebrate the books that allow more readers to see themselves and their own romantic adventures and mishaps in their pages and think that any lover of lit can take pleasure in their stories.
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We Indians are born romantics. Blame all those rain songs or the larger-than-life movies of Shahrukh Khan or perhaps the magnificent Taj Mahal, which was built by Shah Jahan for his beautiful wife Mumtaz Mahal. Even the ancient epic 'Ramayana' centred around the love story of Lord Rama and Sita. So it's only fair that we have some contemporary Indian romantic novels. Indian novels have a huge following [well, we can thank our own population for it! Moreover, they provide an insight into the lives of people from various parts of India. Though these 15 novels are quite different from each other, the only thing that combines them is love.
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Skip navigation! While tidying my bookshelves the other day, the first romance novel I ever read came tumbling to the floor. In the seventh grade, my friends and I had purchased a thick novel from a CVS in anticipation of a sleepover. I, the book's guard, took the novel home and read it in its entirely, before we read the dirty parts aloud at the sleepover. The novel's protagonists brought to life, with excitement and warmth, the acts I'd only heard described clinically in health class.
Romance is one of the most popular genres in literature today, both for readers and writers of romance novels. Luckily, there are tons more books coming out all the time! Brown has been writing romance for twenty years now — her debut novel Love Is came out in When Loretta Bailey caught her husband Jackson kissing another woman, she turned her back on Lonesome Canyon Ranch forever.