Anyone who knows anything about romance books will not be surprised that Scottish Highlanders feature prominently in them. Which brings up the whole issue of cultural appropriation. (Yes, even if your great-great granddad was Scottish on his mother’s side.) I can’t find a good specific post about that to link to, so I’ll link to [...]
By request, I bring you The X’s Bride. This is a followup to The X’s Daughter and The X’s Wife books.
This is only fiction books found in our library catalog.
The Dragon’s Bride (Jo Beverley) The Raven’s Bride (Lenore Hart) The Doctor’s Bride (Patt Marr) The Mercenary’s Bride (Terri Brisbin) The Border Lord’s Bride [...]
In a followup to my post about book titles following the pattern of The X’s Daughter, I bring you The X’s Wife.
These are all adult fiction (I didn’t find any teen or juvenile fiction that fit the pattern). This list is not exhaustive; it only includes books I found in our library catalog.
Surely I’m not the only person who’s noticed this trend. These titles bother me particularly because it sets up the main character as she is in relation to someone else. And ‘daughter’ in particular is a subordinate position. One or two books? Okay, fine, whatever. But dozens? Here’s but a few. I’m sure this isn’t [...]