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Romance Literature and Media: Finding Romance Novels

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How to find Romance Novels at the BPCL

There are many ways to browse and search the BPCL's huge collection of romance novels.

Individual romance novel titles can be found by performing a title search within the Popular Culture Library in the BGSU Libraries catalog.

You can also find romance novels by specific authors by performing an author search.

You can find romance novels by popular publisher:

Our romance novels have been assigned the genre terms love stories and/or romance fiction. Many sub-genres exist within romance fiction, including:

You can also explore the representation of race/ethnicity, religion, sexuality/gender, and ability in romance novels:


Happy searching!

Reference on Representation in Romance

General Reference on Romance