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The Frank Kalan Romance Cover Art Collection (Browne Popular Culture Library)

Researchers can access publicly available materials from the Frank Kalan Romance Cover Art Collection by contacting the Browne Popular Culture Library at Bowling Green State University. 


What Happened to the Harlequin Romance (The New Yorker, 2014)

Mills and Boon Romances Are Actually Feminist Texts, Academic Says  (The Guardian, 2016)

With Romance Novels Booming Beefcake Sells, But It Doesn’t Pay  (The NYT, 2016)

Beyond Heaving Bosoms: The Smart Bitches' Guide to Romance Novels  (Sarah Wendell and Candy Tan, 2009)

Reading The Romance: Women, Patriarchy and Popular Literature (Janice A. Radway, 1984)

Romance BLOGS AND Discussion Sites

Smart Bitches Trashy Books 
Fun reads and reviews about the romance genre, run by the same team who wrote Beyond Heaving Bosoms

Cover Café 
Blogs, features, industry links and an annual on-line contest celebrating the best covers in a variety of romance categories

RT BookReviews 
Reviews, ratings and archived content

All About Romance
Reviews, author interviews and industry commentary