Jennifer Lyon

Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
Where Are All the Good Men?

Yep in Romance Novels! LOLOL! I’m teasing of course since I believe I married a good man, and raised three. Good men are definitely out there, but the show up much more consistently in romance novels for sure!

So true confession time: I haven’t been reading romance novels for a few months now. Who knows why, but lately, I’m starting to REALLY miss romance stories and that’s a relief :-) However I’m going to give it a little more time as I must have just needed a break.

What about you all, do you ever need a break from specific things?

6 comments to “Where Are All the Good Men?”

  1. B.E. Sanderson
    September 25th, 2019 at 7:47 am · Link

    Good men are definitely hard to find out in the real world. It took me years and dozens of failures and hundreds of miles to find mine. ;o)

    I try to mix it up with genres, so I don’t get burned out on any of them, so yeah, I get to where I need a break. Lately, it feels like the romances I pick up are all ‘been there done that’. When I find one that grabs me, I’m all like WOOHOO. Because we all need a little romance in our lives and I get to missing reading them. I hope you get back to reading romances soon. :hugs:

  2. Silver James
    September 25th, 2019 at 8:28 am · Link

    Good men ARE hard to find. Of course, a hard man is good to find. 🤣 I married one, too. A good man. ;) Okay, moving on…

    I’m doing mostly re-listens–entire favorite series because of new releases in a series. I lose track of characters and events because…250 books (average) a year. Anyway, most of them have romantic elements. Of the new stuff I’ve read lately, Karen Hawkins’s THE BOOK CHARMER. I think it’s technically classified as Women’s Fiction and/or Magic Realism. Other than that, mostly Para/UF romance, with a few JD Robbs in there for variety.

    Sometimes, though, I need to “clean the palate” and read something besides romance. Like B.E., that usually means a thriller or mystery.

  3. Viki S.
    September 25th, 2019 at 2:21 pm · Link

    Agreed, good men are hard to find. Though it seems like we each found one.

    I get really sick of the sex in books. Lately I just skip over it even if it’s very mild. The story is what I want. I also get really tired of laundry :lol: .

    Have a fantastic Wednesday!

  4. Jenn
    September 25th, 2019 at 5:17 pm · Link

    B.E. that’s a great description of how I feel too. Been there, done that, it was fun but not looking for a repeat. But new and fresh sends me into total bliss!

  5. Jenn
    September 25th, 2019 at 5:20 pm · Link

    Silver, I never used to reread, but find I do it more now. Interesting. I mix my audio books pretty well, but physical reading is just such a fail, I don’t even know what I like there anymore. That’s another reason I was glad to get an urge to look for romances to read on my kindle.

    I really need to go back to the JD Robb series! And I’ll searching out The Book Charmer too!

  6. Jenn
    September 25th, 2019 at 5:23 pm · Link

    Viki, I think getting tired of sex scenes is pretty common. I like when the sex is tied to the story, which is one reason I love paranormal. Plus as B.E. said, we’ve read it all so it’s just old news after a while.

    I’m tired of laundry too! And grocery shopping :-)

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