Category Leisure Reading Corner

Romance Books Gaining Popularity With Men


While the romance novel genre is geared toward women readers, believe it or not, segments of the market exist that cater to men. Harlequin, for example, has a deal to produce 35 NASCAR-themed romance novels. The titles reflect the mixture of traditional romance with themes related to men. “Hearts Under Caution,” “Speed Dating“, and “Hitting the Brakes” are a few of the names of these books. The NASCAR novels follow traditional romantic book themes. The novels feature the usual romance with the addition of fast cars. “Speed Dating” follows the life and loves of Kendall Clarke, a woman who discovers her cheating man has made her co-worker pregnant. She gets together with Dylan Hargreave, a NASCAR leader who also happens to be the sexiest man of the year according to “People” magazine...

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