Author Archive: Patricia Smith

Patricia Smith is a medical librarian at Northwestern University by day, and a reviewer for Booklist by night – she can usually be found with the latest Romance or New Adult novel in hand. If you ask her about the Romance genre, be prepared for an earful! Patty loves discussing the merits of different genres and steadfastly believes in Ranganathan’s laws of library science. When she is not reading or researching, you can usually find Patty cheering on her beloved Badgers and Packers.

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New Adult Romance: An Introduction
By September 26, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

New Adult Romance: An Introduction

New Adult is a romance subgenre that has become increasingly popular over the last few years. Despite this popularity, the phrase “New Adult” leaves most people scratching their heads. The basic, underwhelming criteria for New Adult is that the style falls somewhere between the Young Adult and Adult genres, and the age of the protagonist is between 18 […]

10 Tales of Rock Star Romance
By September 2, 2016 1 Comments Read More →

10 Tales of Rock Star Romance

Tattoos, luscious locks, and alpha-male musicians are the perfect recipe for a hot and heavy romance novel. Rock stars are the ultimate bad boys looking to be tamed by the right lady, and it’s no surprise that books featuring these musical gods have surged in popularity recently. The combination of fame, fortune, and steamy plotlines […]