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LOCATING BOOKS

Several internet-based bookstores still sell original, used versions of early Harlequin titles.

Articles AND WORKS ON THE GENRE

What Happened to the Harlequin Romance (The New Yorker, 2014)
http://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/what-happened-to-the-harlequin-romance

Mills and Boon Romances Are Actually Feminist Texts, Academic Says  (The Guardian, 2016)
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/aug/24/mills-and-boon-romances-are-actually-feminist-texts-academic-says

With Romance Novels Booming Beefcake Sells, But It Doesn’t Pay  (The NYT, 2016)
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/03/business/media/with-romance-novels-booming-beefcake-sells-but-it-doesnt-pay.html

Beyond Heaving Bosoms: The Smart Bitches' Guide to Romance Novels  (Sarah Wendell and Candy Tan, 2009)
https://www.amazon.com/Beyond-Heaving-Bosoms-Bitches-Romance/dp/1416571221/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1498586726&sr=1-1&keywords=beyond+heaving+bosoms

Reading The Romance: Women, Patriarchy and Popular Literature (Janice A. Radway, 1984)
https://www.amazon.com/Reading-Romance-Patriarchy-Popular-Literature/dp/0807843490

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 Heavy Bosoms
http://smartbitchestrashybooks.com

Cover Café 
Blogs, features, industry links and an annual on-line contest celebrating the best covers in a variety of romance categories
http://www.covercafe.com

RT BookReviews 
Reviews, ratings and archived content
http://www.rtbookreviews.com

All About Romance
Reviews, author interviews and industry commentary
http://allaboutromance.com