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This front matter section of the book Romancing the Internet: Producing and Consuming Chinese Web Romance contains the table of contents and acknowledgements. The book talks about Yaya Bay that is a U.S. based Chinese-language website that circulates novels, especially popular romances, that were originally published on other websites. The site also hosts a lively discussion forum where romance fans converse about the novels as well as other topics. The online exchanges at Yaya Bay reveal the varied sociopolitical environments and personal experiences that shape Chinese women's consumption of Web romances.

Keywords: Chinese-language website; Web romances; Yaya Bay



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