Bring a little more romance into the library! The romance vel represents one of the hottest popular fiction genres. Its large and enthusiastic population of readers offers you a huge audience for developing new programmes and outreach. Written by a librarian and former romance-sb w turned romance author, this work explains the genre and its subcategories, clearing up what can be a confusing array of types of romances, author pseudonyms and controversies about collection development. A -sweat approach to increase familiarity with any genre is included, appendices offer the resources to create and implement a romance-friendly library plan.