When I say romance, I mean erotic romance. The dirty stuff.
It's hot, it's muggy as all hell, and I just want to read something smutty and fun.
romance novels
According to Wikipedia, the books I like are specifically "Regency Historical Romances," which prioritize explicit sex scenes over historical accuracy. Hell, yeah.
bad metaphors for masturbation
Admitting to reading romance novels is almost always accompanied by a certain embarrassed self-denigration or rationalization. But why?
I don’t get the attraction of the lonely wealthy man/ordinary girl setup, although that may be because I was raised on a steady diet of class war.