There's no denying romantic fiction -- especially genre romantic fiction -- has been enjoying a rise in popularity recently. We've seen the powerhouse romantic titles making news across the board: Twilight, 50 Shades, and Beautiful Bastard. Are these titles at the heart of the new craze? Or are there other reasons we are seeing such a noticeable increase in popularity of romance literature?
In this article, psychologist Nancy Harris gives her thoughts on the appeal of romantic fiction, and offers some suggestions for good titles to pick up. What do you think about her proposals on the genre? Have you read any of her suggested titles? If so, did you like them?