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Everybody falls in love: diversity in the romance industry

May 11, 2018
For every 100 books published by leading romance publishers in 2017, only 6.2 were written by people of color.
The Koch sisters say they intend their store to be a feminist, sex-positive space. "I just love seeing romance readers realize that we have built this for them. It is our love letter to them, and to this genre," says Bea Koch.
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