Book Hunters in Brief #139: Romance

You can still find plenty of people who look down their noses at people who read genre fiction, and particularly those who read romance, but, more and more these days, when they do, they find those same romance readers looking down their noses at them. Romance fiction's explosion in popularity has allowed writers and publishers to roll out a wildly diverse array of subgenres from chaste Amish romance to all manner of erotic romance.

This week, Book Hunters in Brief brings you a small sampling of some favorite romance fiction.

Crosstalk by Connie Willis

Love in Lowercase by Francesc Miralles

Who Do You Love by Jennifer Weiner

The Valley of the Moon by Melanie Gideon

Us by David Nicholls

Happy People Read and Drink Coffee by Agnès Martin-Lugand

You say none of these make your heart go pitter-pat? Pay Book Hunters a visit, tell us what you're looking for, and we'll create a reading list that will have you head over heels. Think of us as eHarmony or match.com for your reading life.