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Romance Is My Day Job

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Romance Is My Day Job by Patience Bloom
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Jan 27, 2015 | ISBN 9780142181393

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“What makes Romance is my Day Job unique and charming is the author’s arc: a quirky combination of professional, survivor, romance genre fan, and Desperately Seeking Single…And since she shows us her best and her worst while becoming a heroine worthy of her real hero, we like her, and find her pretty brave.”—Bobbi Dumas, NPR.org

“The beautiful irony of the title says it all—erudite romance editor by day, lonely girl by night. Bloom (editor, Harlequin) offers the American, real, and highly relatable version of Helen Fielding’s Bridget Jones…that’s bound to be consumed in great gulps. Highly recommended for romantics of all stripes.”—Library Journal, starred review

“In the end, it’s not romance but something more elusive that Bloom finds: intimacy. Romance may wane as the quotidian details of cohabitation intrude on hearts and flowers, but that’s when true love begins.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Bloom’s lively memoir is sure to captivate those engrossed in the worlds of romance fictional and real.”—Booklist

“Ultimately, Patience’s heroism lies in her extraordinary optimism about the male sex despite the abundance of evidence she encounters to the contrary.”—Bookreporter.com

“An absolute delight. Funny, charming and totally honest. I was transported. Patience Bloom will make you believe in the power of a great happily-ever-after!”—Susan Mallery, New York Times bestselling author of Three Little Words
 

“This book is fantastic! Patience Bloom has written a real-life fairy tale.  Romance is My Day Job is for romance readers and memoir readers alike.”—Tracey Garvis Graves, New York Times bestselling author of On the Island and Covet

“I love everything about this book. Prepare to have your heart stolen and your faith renewed.”—Marie Ferrarella, USA Today bestselling author of A Small Fortune

“Beautifully written, laugh out loud funny and poignant.”—Mary Burton, USA Today bestselling author of The Seventh Victim

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