Favorite and Least Favorite Romantic Tropes

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic is Top Ten Things I Like/Dislike When It Comes To Romances in Books. So I have decided to split my list up into Likes, Dislikes, and Could Go Either Way.

The thing is, though, that this is just what I like in romances, in general. Because most of my answers are based on TV/movies.

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Likes aka Things I Dig in Romances

1. Fake dating. This may be my favorite. I don’t care why the dating is fake. Trying to save face in front of an ex? Trying to date your estranged half-brother’s best friend to get under his skin? Trying to write a magazine article about getting dumped? Trying to win a bet?

Fake dating is THE BEST. Because there’s always that moment when it stops being fake and starts being more, and one or both of the characters don’t realize it and also the audience can sometimes try to guess what the moment is that it stops being fake. So, basically, it’s glorious.

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