Let Your Favorite Disney Princess Inspire Your Next Romantic Read

 

What does your most beloved fairy tale say about your favorite romantic reads? There might have been a Disney princess that you always pretended to be while playing dress up or whose story you wanted to hear over and over again. The fairy tale could have influenced your expectation as a reader. Do you have an emotional connection with a character type like a female warrior or the swashbuckling hero? Perhaps you’re drawn to plot devices and themes like the road romance or the rags-to-riches story.

It could be that you like the movie because of the music or the side characters, but just in case, here’s a mix of twelve official and honorary Disney princesses whose love stories were featured in cinematic films. One of the fairy tales might inspire the next book you read.  Continue reading “Let Your Favorite Disney Princess Inspire Your Next Romantic Read”

Why I Applaud Sandy’s Transformation in Grease (and You Should Too!)

I’m a fan of the Plain Jane / ugly duckling trope. This is when the hero or heroine goes through a stunning transformation. They suddenly appear more confident, intriguing and successful. Think Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady. Eggsy in Kingsman. And then there is the ultimate “glow up”: Sandy in Grease. Continue reading “Why I Applaud Sandy’s Transformation in Grease (and You Should Too!)”

How to Take Control of Your TBR Pile

Every romance reader I know has a To Be Read pile. It might be a tower of books on her bedside table or a list of eBooks on her reading device. Some readers approach their TBR pile with a complex system while others will just reach for the book on top of the stack. Continue reading “How to Take Control of Your TBR Pile”