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|Statement||Leslie W. Rabine.|
|Series||Women and culture series|
|LC Classifications||PN3448.L67 R3 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 224 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||224|
|LC Control Number||85013955|
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You should read this book if you like: Friends-to-lovers, slow-burn romance, plant genetics, female researchers getting the credit they're due.
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This book also makes use of fairy-tale princess tropes - in fact, it’s a retelling of Cinderella. And yes, the heroine does fall in love with a charming prince.
But in this book, Ella’s magical appearances at the royal balls comprise only a small part of her : Claire Fallon. This list of 50 Must-Read Contemporary Romance Novels will extend back beyondbut sticks to titles released this decade.
Contemporary romance novels have always been a thing, but novels set in current times have a way of becoming outdated as time marches on. These titles are a mix of adult, new adult, and young : Annika Barranti Klein.
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Ruby in Nicola May’s book, Working It Out. After an unexpected redundancy Ruby begins to question her priorities. She comes up with a plan to find her ideal job; twelve jobs in twelve months. Love heroines who put in place crazy plans.
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If you’ve read The Dinner List or my latest novel In Five Years, you know I’m a huge fan of epic love stories that take an unexpected turn. For me, romance doesn’t necessarily mean Author: Frolic. Chasing Shadows: A Sexy Alpha-Hero meets Kick-ass Heroine Romantic Thriller (Shadow Ops Book 1) The storyline itself seemed a bit of a stretch.
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I loved her inner monologue - it was equal parts clever, funny, and emotional.