Category Archives: themes

oh. my. romance trope.

Holy fucking shit. I just realised why I read romance. Like, right now just now. It’s in my genes. ┬áSeriously. I was bred for it. No joke. For I am the product of a shotgun marriage! BEAT THAT TROPE, BITCHES! … Continue reading

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old dog, new tricks?

Can you believe I’ve had my blog for nearly 4 years? ┬áMaybe I can make a commitment after all. Who knew. Anyways, something I’ve been noticing for a while now, is how the reading habits of the people I’ve come … Continue reading

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maybe it’s me, but…

As I was busily lurking my way through Reading Bloglandia the other day, it suddenly hit me…I have absolutely no fucking idea what ‘category romance’ actually means.All this time, I’ve been nodding and typing ‘yes’ whilst being completely and utterly … Continue reading

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maybe it’s me, but… (vaguely nsfwish)

Gratuitous hand-in-undie shot. I’m pretty sure dick adjustment is the new fisting in m/m.Thoughts?

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maybe it’s me, but…

I know I talked about noticing the abundance of ectoplasmic cum ghosts in m/m romance lately, but this seems to have been taken over by stories featuring grieving heroes moving on to find new love after the death of a … Continue reading

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maybe it’s me, but…

Is everyone completely obsessed with that Ghost Hunters TV program or what? I don’t know about you, but there seems to be a lot of ghost stories, especially those featuring dead lovers, in m/m romance at the moment. Me? I’m … Continue reading

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things that make you go O_o (nsfw)

Question for you: Who here prefers the phrase ‘fucking him raw’ to be metaphorical as opposed to being literal? Cos I gotta tell you that when I recently read it in both a yaoi manga and an m/m romance… well, … Continue reading

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best ofs: friends to lovers

I adore the ‘friends to lovers’ theme in m/m. ADORE. IT. There is something so delicious about secret wankings yearnings over friends which really floats my boat. These are three of my fave stories: Out Of My Mind by M … Continue reading

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the issue of infidelity

image from wiki commons When I was putting my thoughts together for my tasting of Shades of Gray, I realised that the personal bias I have against infidelity was somewhat lessened by the author using the theme within the context … Continue reading

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maybe it’s me (again), but…

… ever closed the cover on your gazillionth ‘rescue me from the stalker’ romance and thought to yourself either (a) there’s a heck of a lot more psychos in the US world than you originally thought, or (b) you’ve miscalculated … Continue reading

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