|If the shoe fits...|
So far, I am enjoying this saucy incarnation of a Cinderella who is no door mat. As a girl listening to the fairy tale, I always wished poor Cindy would show some backbone and give her evil stepmother a good kick in the shins.
Reading the book got me thinking about James' other job — as a literature professor at Fordham University. And did you know that best-selling author Julia Quinn went to Harvard? That's right. Harvard.
We're obviously dealing with some extremely intelligent women — which is not always the image people have of romance writers.
Check out this 2009 article from USA Today entitled, "Scholarly Writers Empower the Romance Genre."