My husband’s 100 pages through his Susan Elizabeth Phillips challenge (the challenge: to read one entire romance novel. Yes, that’s it). He’s just discovered subplots, and he’s hating life.
If you’ve just stumbled upon this blog, you could be forgiven for thinking I’m obsessed with Susan Elizabeth Phillips. I’m not. Certainly not in the “why-hasn’t-she-returned-my-calls-and-what-is-this-about-a-restraining-order” sort of way. I do like her, though. So when my husband suggested we swap reading material, I knew she was the one author who might have a chance… Continue reading Susan Elizabeth Phillips – agent of deception?
I wrote last week about how my husband made me a deal: I’d read one of the novels he’s studying for his PhD (Don Delillo’s White Noise) and he’d read one of my favorite romance novels (SEP’s Natural Born Charmer). He made it through 100 pages before begging me to let him stop. Heartless wife… Continue reading Susan Elizabeth Phillips – kind-hearted fairy godmother?
If you had to give a man one romance novel to show why you love the genre, which one would it be? My husband is a PhD candidate studying American literature. He hates romance novels. Or, at least, he’s convinced he would if he ever read one. The other day he came up with a… Continue reading My husband and Susan Elizabeth Phillips, part one