Dozens of unseen Barbara Cartland novels to be published – I can’t remember one Barbara Cartland novel I’ve read but she’s the grand dame of romance with over 650 romance books to her name. I’m not sure if that nuumber includes the 160 previously unpublished works that are being released by her son and UK publisher M-Y Books or not. But if you are a fan of Madame Cartland, you should be jumping for joy (and visiting her site). Books | theguardian.com
David Woolfall photographs erotic fiction writers in his series “Kinky Books” (PHOTOS). – David Woolfall takes you behind the screen and photographs writers of erotic fiction. None of these are authors that are recognizable to me. I haven’t heard of them nor read them. Each photograph includes a short snippet from their work. Jennifer from Romance Novel News is a spurt expert (she once catalogued the number of times Lora Leigh used spurt in her novels) so I was pleased to see there was a spurting excerpt. Via HapaxSlate
Dear Daughter: I Hope You Have Awesome Sex – From Reader (and author) Kierney Scott is this essay from a father responding to the humorous list circulating the internet for “10 Rules for Dating My Daughter” which are essentially rules that would keep the daughter untouched until her dad is dead. This dad argues that he is his daughter’s friend and wishes her to have good sex. The Good Men Project
Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty.
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