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On the reading list episode, IBK the host of the book talk show shared a story of the first book that opened up her channel with reading.

Now let’s spend a bit of time discussing the background of Mills and bones;

Mills & Boon is a popular British publisher specializing in romantic fiction novels. The company was founded in 1908 and has since become well-known for its extensive catalog of romance novels, which are typically characterized by passionate love stories and happy endings.

Here are some key aspects of Mills & Boon books:

1. Romance Genre: Mills & Boon books primarily fall within the romance genre. They focus on the development of romantic relationships between the main characters, often featuring elements of desire, attraction, and emotional connection.

2. Subgenres: Mills & Boon offers a variety of subgenres within the romance category, catering to different reader preferences. These include contemporary romance, historical romance, romantic suspense, paranormal romance, and more. Each subgenre brings its own unique elements and settings to the romantic narratives.

3. Strong Heroines and Heroes: Mills & Boon books often feature strong and independent heroines who encounter challenges and obstacles on their journey to love. The heroes are typically portrayed as charismatic, compelling, and ultimately supportive of the heroines’ growth and happiness.

4. Escapism and Fantasy: Mills & Boon novels provide a form of escapism for readers, transporting them into fictional worlds where love conquers all. These books often depict glamorous settings, compelling storylines, and the promise of passionate relationships, offering a temporary respite from reality.

5. Mills & Boon books tend to explore intense emotions and emotional journeys. Readers are drawn to the emotional connection and chemistry between the main characters, as well as the emotional transformations and personal growth they experience throughout the story.

6. Series and Continuity: Mills & Boon frequently publishes books as part of series, where multiple novels are connected by common themes, settings, or characters. This allows readers to revisit familiar worlds and characters, creating a sense of continuity and building ongoing storylines.

7. Global Appeal: While Mills & Boon originated in the United Kingdom, their books have gained international popularity and are translated into numerous languages. The brand has adapted its stories to appeal to a wide range of readers around the world, showcasing cultural diversity and exploring various settings.

Mills & Boon books have a dedicated fan base, and the company continues to release new titles each month to cater to readers’ evolving interests. These books offer an escape into the world of romance and provide a comforting and uplifting reading experience for those who enjoy love stories and happy endings.


Host: C.S Nwilliams (Radio Apprentice)


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