A few months ago, I posted my lament that many of the men in romance were…an odd combination of alpha and librarian that I did not recognize in any world, let alone the real one. Alys, recommended that I read The Rosie Project and it’s wonderfully off center hero, Don. I read it, loved it, and last night I added the follow up The Rosie Effect to my Goodreads list. While I was there, I started reading some of the reviews for The Rosie Project.
What do readers mean when they say, “This story was predictable”?
The phrase has annoyed me for some time and it really grates on me when it comes to romance. When readers choose a romance, when they take a break from Dan Brown, and decide to read Nora Roberts or Julia Quinn, what are they thinking is going to go on in the book?
Romance, by it’s very…
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