My Mother’s Opinion on Me Reading a Romance Novel

My mother made that face when I showed her the book I wanted. We were in a thrift store, and the hardback nearly pristine copy of Katherine Woodiwiss's Everlasting was all of a dollar. I was a young teenager, maybe fourteen. "Fine," she said, in that way that mothers expel the monosyllabic word with bitter … Continue reading My Mother’s Opinion on Me Reading a Romance Novel