Look, I enjoy a good Netflix binge session as much as the next person but you can only watch so much TV before your brain starts turning to mush. So before your poor gray matter becomes gelatinous goo, why not binge a few great contemporary romance series instead? Here are some suggestions that’ll fill up your free time nicely. You’re welcome.
I can’t even express how TIRED—absolutely, bone-deep TIRED—I am of remakes and reboots. Hollywood has been remaking movies and shows that aren’t even that old for years now. It’s almost like rebooting an old movie or show is the only option available to Hollywood writers. Frankly, there are very few things I watch on TV anymore, and very few movies I’m willing to pay to see in a theatre these days because of this tiresome reboot trend. What do I do instead? I read. So, after reading A LOT of books (seriously, it’s a scarily huge number), here’s what I think the movie and TV industry can learn from romance novels.
Some of my first romance reads were historical westerns, and they hold a special place in my heart to this day. Here are some of my favorites, as well as some of our super-smart readers’ favorites. Enjoy!