Romance Novels Influence Whether Women Use Condoms

The bodice-ripper genre has never been known for its realism, and people have often criticized it for setting impossible standards for relationships. But now, one study also seems to indicate that romance novels set a bad example when it comes to safe sex. Here's how pulp romances could be a health risk. » 8/04/14 12:11pm 8/04/14 12:11pm

When did you notice a sexy change in genre books?

This is where I admit some delinquency in my reading list. Although I work for a science fiction and fantasy site, I don't do too much fantasy reading. So it was only recently when I looked up from my Lord of the Rings copies and noticed that things had gotten hotter. » 9/23/12 8:00am 9/23/12 8:00am

Why superheroes and romance novels don't mix

I recently began working on an erotic novel based on the XXX-ploits of Gambit a.k.a. Remy LaBeau a.k.a. the X-Men's resident Cajun casanova. Unfortunately, certain narrative deadfalls endemic to superhero storytelling prevented me from getting past the opening chapters of my book, Gumbosexuelle: The Case of Theā€¦ » 8/06/11 10:20am 8/06/11 10:20am