Contemporary Romance

Contemporary romance is broadly described as the time period for romance set after World War II, and is sometimes referred to as "modern romance". It is the most popular classification in the Romance genre, with Historical coming in at a close second. One of the most popular forms in Contemporary is Category Romance.

The themes and sub-genres are varied with a wide range. Popular Contemporary sub-genres include Christian Romance, Erotica, Fantasy Romance, Romantic Suspense, and Paranormal Romance. Romances also have sub-division types such as Young Adult Contemporary, M/M Contemporary, Lesbian

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