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No Romo: Great Reads Without Romance: Home

Feeling burned out, anti-Cupid, or otherwise romance-averse? Remind yourself of the many other good things in life with these (mostly) romance-free reads!


"No romo" is a joking phrase used to say, "No romance for me, thanks!" There are a growing number of people tired of how pervasive romance is in our society and our media, people who want to see books, films, and conversations about how great life is without romance, how it's not for everyone and that's okay. In this guide, I've collected some books that don't focus on romance - either to the point of excluding it entirely or by making it a background element that's not important to the plot. If for whatever reason you're looking for a read without romance, start here!