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Topic: NEXT Books-What do you think?

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Subject: NEXT Books-What do you think?
Date Posted: 3/31/2008 2:08 PM ET
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When I read my first NEXT book I had no idea it was by Harlequin and I liked it.Since then I have picked up a few at Goodwill and also ordered some here.My question is this:

 Do you consider NEXT books chick lit or romance? The ones I have read I would lable as "hen lit".I think alot of people might be missing out on some really good books because of the "halequin stigma."I went through a huge harlequin phase years ago and I dont feel that NEXT books are anything like what I read back then.

 I am 37 and it's hard to read chick lit book after chick lit book about 20 somethings.Not that I don't enjoy them but sometimes I like a change. I just won a box of 20 NEW next books off eBay for a total of $15.99 shipped and I can't wait to get my hands on them:)

 And last of all-do these books come from a harlequin book club???


Date Posted: 3/31/2008 8:32 PM ET
Member Since: 8/11/2006
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Here's the website for Harlequin Next;





Date Posted: 3/31/2008 10:15 PM ET
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I really enjoy these titles..don't think I've read a bad one yet though some I've liked more than others. I call these 'hen lit' also as most haven't focused on the romance enough for me to consider strictly 'romance'..I'm beyond bummed that harlequin isn't still doing these.

Date Posted: 4/30/2008 6:56 PM ET
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i love them.