Daily Diversion: Excerpts From Bad Romance Novels

Whatever your use for bodice rippers (also known as those grocery store paperbacks with the Fabio-lookalikes on the cover), our favorite part about them are those few lines of overwrought text intro-ing our heaving heroine's sexytimes. This website catalogues the best ones and introduces some rather clever euphemisms for body parts. Manroot, anyone? (Bad Romance Novels)
An update: The site is now defunct. Please visit Uncle Walter's Bad Romance Novel Quotes and the Bulwer-Lytton Bad Sex in Fiction Awards instead to get your cheesy groove on.
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