[I]nstead of examining the differences between the two companies [Harlequin and HarperCollins], how Harlequin has often led the way in digital transitions in romance, how readers perceive the different publishers as brands, how each publisher has markedly different approaches to reader cultivation, library relations, and community building, and how each has followed very different timelines for all of the above plus many other initiatives in digital and print publishing, it’s much easer and a well-worn path to just make sex jokes and call it a day.

–Smart Bitches Trashy Books on why romance is not a joke.