Category Archives: Reader Resources

Books, Comic Books & Graphic Novels…. What’s the Difference?


A novel is a fictitious prose narrative of considerable length and complexity, portraying characters and usually presenting a sequential organization of action and scenes.  A comic book is a magazine with one or more comic strips A graphic novel is … Continue reading

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A List of Plus Sized Heroines and the Heroes That Love Them


We’ve all got our favorite couples in romance. Why they are our favorite is as varied as the reader. However, when someone sees a fictional couple as a favorite then you can guaranteed that the writer did their job. In … Continue reading

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What Are The Most Popular Sub Genres in Romance & How Do They Compare?


Most people who have not been lucky enough to read a romance book think that all romance books are the same. Of course, those of us who actually read and enjoy romance know that this genre is vast and varied. … Continue reading

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What Do Romance Readers Really Want?


What do romance readers really want? That is the million dollar question and as a writer it’s the one thing I’m always dying to know. What do my readers really want to see in the romance books they pick up? Of … Continue reading

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Do You Leave a Book Review?


Book Reviews. Are they even worth the effort? I think they are. As a reader I turn to book reviews only after I’ve found a book I might be interested in.  I look for: How many stars someone gave it If … Continue reading

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51 Romance Books I Can’t Wait To Read in 2015


There is nothing more exciting then a book you’ve been waiting for to finally be released. What is it like to be in love with a book series? You stumble upon a gem of a story and fall in love … Continue reading

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Does Reading A Book Exercise Your Mind?


Does Reading A Book Exercise Your Mind? Yes. Reading is the ultimate workout for the brain. Why? Because learning new things stimulates your mind. Intelligence depends on one’s ability to learn Reading expands your vocabulary Reading improves your communication skills … Continue reading

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African American Romance Reads of the Curvy Persuasion


Monday I talked about the difficulties African American Authors face in the romance genre. If you missed it, check it out: Diversity In Romance. Today I want to give some book suggestions of the curvy African American persuasion. I hope … Continue reading

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Reading Challenges & One Library App To Rule Them All!


It’s a new year and that means time for a new reading challenge …. or two 😉 I love reading challenges. Not because I finish them and have a sense of accomplishment… Oh no. That would be silly. No, I … Continue reading

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Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts for Avid Readers


Welcome to 2015 my fellow avid romance readers! 2014 was a great year for Musings from a Curvy Romance Writer and it wouldn’t have been so without you. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Listed below are: My Top … Continue reading

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