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Regency romances are a wonderful glimpse into English high society during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. There’s just something magical about the fancy balls, the ornate gowns and tuxedos, the elegant revelries, the abundant feasts, and the opulent lives of the lords and ladies written about in Regency romances.

I got my first taste of L-O-V-E in 1995. Grapes of Wrath stole my sixteen-year-old California-girl heart. I was like, “You go, depression-era workers!” In their honor, I turned my back on land-owning cheats, even ones still alive. It wasn’t hard. Growers were white and old and grumpy. Field workers—mostly Hispanic—had Maná and La Macarena on their side. I was down, ese’.

Have you ever been a fan of someone famous? I don’t mean a passive admirer. I mean a real fan. The kind of hardboiled fan who studies a particular celebrity’s work and devours the tidbits about that celebrity’s life with a sort of endless zeal that frankly is reserved for stalkers.

Hollywood has always had a special love reserved for youth, and a special disdain reserved for growing older … especially when it comes to women.  But what does Hollywood know?

Encouraging Young Readers
Ryan Jo

What sort of books do you like to read? Classics? Best sellers? Mysteries? Thrillers?  A ‘Brand name’ author? Non-fiction? Military? Historical? Poetry? How about graphic novels? The list of reading material is as far-reaching as the sands on a beach. In fact, when it comes to reading, the world is your oyster.  So what about the younger readers within your circle?