Sep 15, 2010

'Bonnet books': Amish-themed romance novels are hot sellers

(Lancaster Online) Novels about life and love in Amish country — Lancaster County and elsewhere — are flying off the shelves.
Flouting the notion that sex sells, these popular G-rated "bonnet books" are a growing subgenre of romantic and religious fiction.
"I didn't know if it would be received very well," best-selling author Beverly Lewis said during a recent book-signing stop in Lancaster. ... To date, Lewis has sold more than 12 million books. Continued