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Wondering Wall: Scented Lips

Wondering Wall: Scented Lips

There was one kiss that left me giggling when I read My Sky Cowboy as the heroine had tangerine flavoured lips. I’m sure you’ve come across this trope before as well. It got me wondering why so many romantic heroes taste fruit when they are kissing the heroine.

June 24, 2013 Wondering Wall 0 Comments
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Wondering Wall: Minimalist Romance Book Covers

Wondering Wall: Minimalist Romance Book Covers

There are a lot of blogs commenting on the change in the rise of minimalist cover art for romance novels such as Smart Bitches Trashy Books. The prequel, if you like, seemed to be the Twilight series which was followed and popularised by the erotic Fifty Shades of Grey. Given the success of this style, it isn’t too surprising that other erotic novels such as those by Sylvia Day and Beth Kery have followed suit. I don’t read this genre but I can’t help wondering why this shift is occurring. I came up with what I think are plausible reasons:

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