Maya Rodale began reading romance novels in college at her mother’s insistence. She is now the bestselling and award winning author of numerous smart and sassy romance novels. A champion of the genre and its readers, she is also the author of the non-fiction book Dangerous Books For Girls: The Bad Reputation Of Romance Novels, Explained and has written for The Huffington Post, NPR, Bustle.com and more. Maya lives in New York City with her darling dog and a rogue of her own. Visit her online at www.mayarodale.com or follow her on Twitter: @mayarodale.
Romance Novels: More Than Just Trashy BooksFebruary 15, 2016
I had the great honour of speaking to the Ontario Library Association’s conference about romance novels. While these books are incredibly popular — this genre is the second largest category of fiction — there are many misconceptions about how these love stories really serve readers. I tried to dispel some of these myths in my →