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The Top 10 Signs You Are Reading Too Much Historical Romance!

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diamondlil
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The Top 10 Signs You Are Reading Too Much Historical Romance!

Postby diamondlil » Wed August 27th, 2008, 1:12 pm

Thought that this was entertaining to share with other HR readers!

Top 10 Signs You Are Reading Too Much Historical Romance


What would you add?

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Wed August 27th, 2008, 1:44 pm

Whew! I failed that test so I guess I'm OK. :D

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diamondlil
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Postby diamondlil » Wed August 27th, 2008, 1:47 pm

I think I got about 7 - so I can still read more as well!

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LCW
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Postby LCW » Wed August 27th, 2008, 3:44 pm

Ok, I got about two right on there so I guess I'm free to read all the trashy romance I want with no guilt whatsoever! Woohoo! :D

And I love this one:

"You know the difference between a rogue and a rake and you are not afraid to argue about it until the wee hours of the morning with people on the internet whom you do not know."

Too funny!
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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Wed August 27th, 2008, 6:10 pm

Most of those were a blank to me, guess I don't really read Historical Romance all that much!

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JaneConsumer
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Postby JaneConsumer » Thu August 28th, 2008, 12:56 am

I'm with you, SM. Nary a one!

I'm surprised there was no entry for finding yourself saying, "Oh, aye!" That would out me as a Gabaldon fan. :)

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Postby RRRJessica » Thu August 28th, 2008, 1:28 am

Hey folks. I am the author of the list, and I thank you for reading it!

You know, it's about historical romance, and really, regency romance at that -- a pretty narrow subgenre.

I'm actually working on another one for an equally narrow subgenre: Highlands Romance, and the common male epithets will all be there, including Jamie Fraser's favorites!

Thank you for reading!

Jessica

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Misfit
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Postby Misfit » Thu August 28th, 2008, 2:00 am

"RRRJessica" wrote:I'm actually working on another one for an equally narrow subgenre: Highlands Romance, and the common male epithets will all be there, including Jamie Fraser's favorites!

Thank you for reading!

Jessica



I for one will be looking for that one :p

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Telynor
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Location: On the Banks of the Hudson

Postby Telynor » Thu August 28th, 2008, 5:46 am

Well. 9 for 10. But then, I still have several more Georgette Heyer, so it's fairly certain that I'm not giving up my reading habits any time soon...

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diamondlil
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Postby diamondlil » Thu August 28th, 2008, 10:14 am

"RRRJessica" wrote:Hey folks. I am the author of the list, and I thank you for reading it!

You know, it's about historical romance, and really, regency romance at that -- a pretty narrow subgenre.

I'm actually working on another one for an equally narrow subgenre: Highlands Romance, and the common male epithets will all be there, including Jamie Fraser's favorites!

Thank you for reading!

Jessica



Hi Jessica! I too will be looking forward to your Highlands Romance list.

Thanks for stopping by.


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