Five Reasons to Love Science Fiction Romance

Mainstream science fiction has no time for love, Doctor Jones. We'll get 30 pages of almost fetishistic description of a spaceship but when it comes to relationships we get a terse, "They coupled." That's hot. In the hardest of hard science fiction, personal relationships are persona non grata. What if you could have… » 8/27/13 6:25pm 8/27/13 6:25pm

Book Covers That Are Ashamed To Be Science Fiction

Check out this new cover for Sureblood by Susan Grant... You'd never know it's a swashbuckling adventure about space pirates. As the genre of science-fiction romance explodes, publishers are trying to hide the fact that these books are science fiction. » 12/16/09 7:00am 12/16/09 7:00am

The Spacesuit-Ripping Sexcapades of Science Fiction Romance Novels

The final frontier of pulp literature is the romance novel, which is also the biggst selling book genre. So it's not surprising that a growing subset of romance novels also feature lovelorn spacemen (and women.) After all, astronauts need loving too. As the handful of romance books featuring spaceship battles and… » 11/10/08 8:40am 11/10/08 8:40am

Kiss Me, Cyborg

The next new genre of romance novels? Science fiction romance, claims author Jordan Summers, based on industry gossip. It's been ages since science fiction romances have had a surge in popularity, and science fiction could replace vampires as the next "paranormal" romance genre. Summers herself writes in the urban… » 4/30/08 1:12pm 4/30/08 1:12pm