A Willful Woman…

Thoughts about books from a romance addict.

Recurring Themes in My Reading, November 2021

on December 2, 2021

Significant physical/mental disabilities.

Heroes who read romance.

Miracles on 34th Street.

Pranks.

People named Paul. Or not named Paul.

Petrifying parental puppet shows.


4 responses to “Recurring Themes in My Reading, November 2021

  1. Yes. I have noted the heroes who read romance fiction trend. But not the Paul trend. Is it like the Australian dislike for the name Paul??? Because I have a son named Paul who does not appreciate the song Jimmy Recard.

    • willaful says:

      I don’t think we have any particular dislike for the name Paul in the states, though I did have a friend who went by Paul for a long time, and then went back to his first name William. (Perhaps it was a trip to Australia?!) Anyway, the “not named Paul was a reference to _Cold Cereal_, which I’m reading to my daughter. A kid tells people the P in his name stands for Paul. It is very hilariously something else.

      • Oooh! That sounds like a great rec! Thank you!

        The opening lines of Jimmy Recard are these:
        Let’s take it back to 1982 just quickly
        I came into this world, and my Ma’ thought
        I’ma name this little boy Paul
        Plain old boring old Paul
        And I always thought
        If I had a different name, would my life be different?

        Every time Paul introduces himself, it is inevitable someone will say “Plain old boring old Paul”. LOL.

  2. willaful says:

    Oh my! Australia always seems like such a fun place. 🙂

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