Valentine's DayHappy Valentine’s Day

Every year on February 14th we celebrate love and romance. Regardless if you are married, in a relationship, or single, Valentine’s Day is a hard one to escape. Hearts, candy, and romantic gestures are happening everywhere, it’s hard not to feel the love. What better way to get in the mood than with a romance novel? Fiction romance is diverse, smart and fresh, and there’s something for everyone.

Contemporary Romance

Contemporary Romance is the largest of the romance novel subgenres. Romance novels that are set from 1950 to the present that focus primarily on the romantic relationship. These are the classics that we can’t help but love and swoon over…aka perfect for Valentine’s Day!

Paranormal Romance

Paranormal Romance focuses on romantic love and includes elements beyond the range of scientific explanation, blending together themes from the speculative fiction genres of fantasy, science fiction, and horror.” This subgenre has become increasingly popular in recent years, and never disappoints. Paranormal Romance takes us away from reality for a little while, while still satisfying our romantic needs.

Erotic Romance

Erotic Romance novels are not for everyone, but it could be exactly what you’re looking for this Valentine’s Day! Erotic Romance novels are novels in which strong, often explicit, sexual interaction is an inherent part of the love story. These novels may also contain elements of other romance subgenres. This is a newer subgenre that is hard to ignore now a days, so clearly you need it in your life!

Anti-Romance

There’s always a group of people that loath Valentine’s Day, these books, these are for you. Anti-Romance isn’t an actual subgenre, but it should be. It usually features an independent woman who most likely just got out of a relationship. It’s about her journey of finding herself and being happy without a man. These books are not for people who “hate” love, but those that just are not in the mood to be burdened with it this Valentine’s Day.

Happy Valentine’s Day…and happy reading!