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Beyond Heaving Bosoms The Smart Bitches' Guide to Romance Novels characters º 7 Ï ❮Read❯ ➳ Beyond Heaving Bosoms The Smart Bitches' Guide to Romance Novels ➶ Author Sarah Wendell – The Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name We do it in the dark Under the sheDly popular blog Smart Bitches Trashy Books have no shame They look at the good the bad and the ugly in the world of romance novels and tackle the hard issues and uestions The heroine's irresistible Magic Hoo Hoo and the hero's untamable Wang of Mighty Lovin' Sexual trends Simultaneous orgasms Hymens And is anal really the new oral Romance novel Heaving Bosoms The Smart Bitches' PDF or cover Heaving Bosoms The Epub #217 reuirements man titty camel toe flowers long hair. The good news is that for lovers of the Smart Bitches blog it's the same irreverent snarky humor that we all know and loveThe bad news is that these are not blog posts but a book And the book has a bit of a multiple personality There are games There are serious essays on the cultural aspects of all things in Romance Reading History with lots of citings to famous essays in the field of academic study of romances There are lists There are games There is cover snark There are interviews with Emma Holly and cover model John DeSalvo The SBs officially reflect for the first time on that Cassie Edwards plagiarism scandal and their part in it Then the SBs forecast on the future of romances Then an abrupt endingMy preference would have been that this be a humor book all the way through Or an academic study all the way through I found the throw everything onto the wall and see what sticks approach kinda jarring but overall an entertaining and informative read

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The Love That Bosoms The eBook #10003 Dare Not Speak Its Name We do it in the dark Under the sheets With a penlight We wear sunglasses and a baseball hat at the bookstore We have a special place where we store them Let's face it Not many folks are willing to publicly admit they love romance novels Meanwhile romance continues to be the bestselling fiction genre Ever So what's with all the shame Beyond Heaving MOBI #181 Sarah Wendell and Candy Tan the creators of the wil. Beyond Heaving Bosoms The Smart Bitches' Guide to Romance Novels is a hilarious and intelligent examination of the romance genre It includes a brief history of the genre An overview of commonly used tropes plots and cliches' A comparison of Old Skool vs New School complete with flowchart And predictions for future trends It's full of the snarky humor and clever insights that I expected as well as serious essays and citings to famous works in the field of romantic academiaIt also contains surprising facts Did you know that approx 14 billion is spent annually on romance novels More than any other genre In essence the romance genre basically pays for the rest of publishing industry So while the romance genre is often stereotyped and disrespected there is plenty of supporting evidence that there are a LOT of shameful closet romance readers out there disguised as literary snobsSome of my favorite sections in this book includedThe Hero's Wang of Mighty Lovin'The Magic Hoo HooThe Rise of the Kick Ass Sexually Experienced HeroinesThe uiet Death of the Rapist HeroDefending the Genre No It's Not Chick Porn DammitI particularly enjoyed interviews with Emma Holly re erotica cover model John DeSalvo um who and Lisa Kleypas re her Wallflower series Kleypas had some very interesting thoughts as to why she believes the female protoganist is the placeholder in a romance novelI was pleased to see a section on the Carrie Edward's plagiarism scandal complete with uotes from Nora RobertsFor entertainment value there are a plethora of lists games cover snark the SB dictionary flowcharts and games There is even a section at the back of the book where you can write your own romance novel Wanna have some real fun Look for A Hymn to a Hymen or check out the list of hero's who made it on the SB list of alpholes alphas who are unredeemable assholesDo Sarah and Candy from the SB blog tell us what to read and bash us over the head with their opinions Nope Their research is thorough Their analysis sound Heck Their book is endorsed by Kleypas and Nora Roberts That was enough for me Even though the authors sometimes poke fun at the genre you get the feeling that you are reading the ramblings of very good friends who know and love the romance genre as much as you do

Sarah Wendell õ 7 read

Beyond Heaving Bosoms The Smart Bitches' Guide to Romance NovelsAnimals and the O face Are romance novels really candy coated porn or vehicles by which we understand our sexual and gender politics With insider advice for writing romances fun games to discover your inner Viking warrior and interviews with famous romance authors Beyond Heaving Bosoms shows that while some romance novels are silly maybe even tawdry they can also be intelligent savvy Heaving Bosoms The Smart Bitches' PDF or feminist and fabulous just like their reader. 455 stars This was an inane and silly guide to romances albeit immensely funny at times I wasn't sure what to expect going in but I was pleasantly surprised to find myself laughing so hard I had tears at a few points On the other hand the humor in this book is definitely not for everyone and it can be downright juvenile at certain pointsThere was lots of surprises to this book In addition to literary analysis there was mad libs choose your own adventures board games coloring and My curiousity won out when I read the choose your own adventure in the last 50 pages of the book I had to read all the different storylines Couldn't help it Very bizarreThere were probably about 50 books mentioned throughout the book when looking at the evolution of romance since the 1970s I am such a nerd that I think I would like to try to read all the books mentioned Maybe that will make a good personal challenge for me in 2010