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Thu
Jul 2 2015 3:14pm

Romance News Roundup: Jenny’s Wedding & Independence Day Recs!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now.

—Happy Independence Day weekend to my fellow Americans! Team H&H will be taking a long holiday weekend, so the Romance News Roundup will be taking a brief hiatus, back on Monday.

—Katherine Heigl's Jenny is looking forward to marrying Alexis Bledel's Kitty in the film Jenny's Wedding, which looks lovely:

—BookBub offers up book recommendations for your Fourth of July weekend whether you're in the mood for Revolutionary War/Independence Day reads or lighter fare for sunbathing at the beach.

—Deal Alert #1: Nothing says summer lovin' like a road trip, seduction, and Miami, and that's exactly what you'll find in Rachel Gibson's Run to You. It's currently on sale in e-only at Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Get a taste of the action in our First Look of Run to You. *

*We don't know how long these deals will last so get them before they're gone!

Wed
Jul 1 2015 3:33pm

Romance News Roundup: Tiffany Reisz Teaser, Nora Roberts Deal, and J.R. Ward Fantasy Cast!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now.

Whiskey Beach by Nora Roberts—Deal Alert #1: Nora Roberts's Whiskey Beach is currently $1.99 in e-book at e-tailers such as Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and iBookstore.* You can find all things Nora at H&H here.

Tiffany Reisz has just released a teaser for The Queen from her series The Original Sinners: The White Years. Are you psyched? If you're new to the world, head over to Jennifer Porter's post on the compelling Original Sinners world.

Bitten, the TV series based on Kelley Armstrong's Women of the Otherworld books, has been renewed for a third season. Have you been keeping up with Elena, Clay, and the gang? Looking forward to a new season? If you need to catch up, our Bitten Seasons 1 and 2 episode recaps are here.

—“We're making a movie about male strippers here. Make no mistake, I came to play.” Joe Manganiello's Vulture interview for Magic Mike XXL is worth a read for those lines and more. See what Mala Bhattacharjee thought of Magic Mike XXL in her movie review for H&H.

—Deal Alert #2: Abbi Glines's The Vincent Boys is $1.99 in e-book right now Amazon and more.*

[+J.R. Ward fantasy casting & a Cynthia Eden deal...]

Tue
Jun 30 2015 3:43pm

Romance News Roundup: Jane Green, Katharine Ashe, and KCole Deals!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now.

Mr. Maybe by Jane Green—Deal Alert #1: Jane Green's Mr. Maybe is $1.99 at the moment in e-book at e-tailers such as iBookstore, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon.* Get to know Jane Green's writing with excerpts from Summer Secrets and Another Piece of My Heart.

—Deal Alert #2: Katharine Ashe's I Adored a Lord is $1.99 in e-book right now at e-tailers including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iBookstore.*

—Deal Alert #3: Kresley Cole and Gena Showalter's holiday anthology Deep Kiss of Winter is currently $1.99 at Barnes & Noble, iBookstore, and Amazon.*

*We don't know how long deals will last, so get 'em while you can!

Mon
Jun 29 2015 5:43pm

Romance News Roundup: #AskELJames, JoJo Moyes Deal, and More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now.

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes—Deal Alert #1: Jojo Moyes's Me Before You is currently $2.99 in e-book at Amazon.* Preview the Me Before You Delicious Despair scene we just had to write about.

Grey author E.L. James is answering questions on Twitter with the hashtag #AskELJames. We've learned that she's “written a new book and [is] halfway through another.” James says they're both romances and she's not sure when they'll be finished. In answer to a question about whether she's ever wanted to change anything in Fifty Shades, she answered: “Yes. I would have liked to split them up for longer at the end of FSoG.” When asked if she would be writing more from Christian's perspective, her answer was maybe. Read more of her responses here. And if you haven't already weighed in with your reactions to Grey, please do join the conversation.

—Deal Alert #2: M.Q. Barber's Healing the Wounds is $.99 right now in e-book at Amazon.* Looking to dive into the Neighborly Affection series? Get the scoop with our First in the Series primer.

—While Fahrenheit 451 author Ray Bradbury's former house was demolished earlier this year, the good news is that pieces of Bradbury's house were turned into bookends, according to io9. How fitting, right?

—Deal Alert #3: Cat Johnson's One Night with a Cowboy is $1.99 in e-book at e-tailers such as iBookstore and Amazon.* Catch up on all our Cat Johnson coverage here.

*We don't know how long deals will last, so get 'em while you can!

Fri
Jun 26 2015 3:45pm

Romance News Roundup: Barbara Samuel Deal, C.S. Pacat Teaser, and More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now.

In the Midnight Rain by Barbara Samuel—Deal Alert #1: Barbara Samuel's In the Midnight Rain is currently $.99 in e-book including e-tailers such as Barnes & NobleiBookstoreAmazon, and more.* Discover why Janga chose In the Midnight Rain's Ellie/Blue as one of her top 5 Barbara Samuel couples!

C.S. Pacat's Kings Rising has a release date: February 2, 2016! Pacat has also released a new teaser from Chapter 9 of the book, which is also known as Captive Prince: Volume 3 (read our speculation post here!).

—Deal Alert #2: Melinda Leigh's She Can #1, She Can Run, is $1.99 right now in e-book at Amazon.* (FYI: In fact, it looks like the first FIVE books in the series are discounted at the time of this writing.)

*We don't know how long deals will last, so grab 'em while you can!

Thu
Jun 25 2015 4:11pm

Romance News Roundup: Lady Jane’s Salon RWA Event, Wattys, Deals, and More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now.

—Deal Alert #1: Julie Anne Long's It Started with a Scandal is $1.99 in e-book right now at e-tailers including Barnes & NobleiBookstore, and Amazon.* Read our First Look at It Started with a Scandal here.

—Lady Jane's Salon, “NYC's First & Only Romance Reading Series,” will be hosting a special event to help kick off Romance Writers of America's national conference in New York City next month. On July 21 from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. at Madame X (Loft Level), romance fans are invited to Lady Jane's “Welcome Back to the Big Apple, RWA!” program, which will feature seven guest authors: Sonali Dev, Carrie Lomax, Dahlia Adler, Regina Kyle, Nancy Scanlon, Laura K. Curtis, and Salon co-founder Hope Tarr. Admission will be $5 to support the Salon's annual donation to Win (Women in Need) and copies of guest authors' books will be available for sale. For more information, visit the Lady Jane's Salon blog.

—Doesn't it make you all warm and fuzzy to see your favorite romances recognized with shiny, well-deserved awards? Reader/writer community Wattpad is currently hosting its annual Wattys (#Wattys2015), where members can vote for their favorite stories of the year. If you've read and loved any stories over there, go vote now!

—Bookriot posts “How Reading Thomas Hardy Led Me to Romance Novels.” Wait. What????

—Deal Alert #2: The e-book bundle of Marie Force's McCarthys of Gansett Island 1-3 is currently $1.99 at e-tailers such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iBookstore.*

[+Game of Thrones & Sweet Valley High news...]

Wed
Jun 24 2015 4:41pm

Romance News Roundup: Megan Frampton Cover and Deals!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now.

One-Eyed Dukes Are Wild by Megan FramptonMegan Frampton's upcoming historical One-Eyed Dukes Are Wild, out in December, has a cover! What do you think? More details, including the book's description, as we get them. (Full disclosure: Megan is a former H&H community manager.)

—Deal Alert #1: Vivian Arend and Elle Kennedy's All Fired Up is free right now in e-book at e-tailers such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iBookstore.*

—Deal Alert #2: Julia Kent's Random Acts of Crazy is currently free in e-book at e-tailers including Barnes & Noble, iBookstore, and Amazon.*

—The final eight episodes of Lost Girl will air on Showcase in Canada beginning Sunday, September 6, according to series star Anna Silk, so brace yourselves!

*We don't know how long deals will last, so get 'em while you can!

Tue
Jun 23 2015 3:49pm

Romance News Roundup: Cathy Maxwell & Julie Ann Walker Deals and More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now.

Hell for Leather by Julie Ann Walker—Deal Alert #1: Julie Ann Walker's Hell for Leather (Black Knights, Inc. #6) is just $.99 in e-book at e-tailers such as Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and iBookstore.* Read our First Look at Hell for Leather right here.

—Deal Alert #2: Cathy Maxwell's historical romance The Marriage Ring is currently $1.99 in e-book at e-tailers such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iBookstore.* Read an H&H guest post by Cathy Maxwell on what men need to be happy.

—Deal Alert #3: Melody Anne's Bound is free in e-book at the moment at e-tailers including iBookstore, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon.*

*We don't know how long deals will last, so get 'em while you can!

Mon
Jun 22 2015 3:42pm

Romance News Roundup: Georgette Heyer Plaque, Anne Stuart Deal, and More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now.

Never Marry a Viscount by Anne Stuart—Deal Alert #1: Anne Stuart's Never Marry a Viscount is $1.99 in e-book at the moment at Amazon.* Dive deeper into the book with a First Look at Never Marry a Viscount here.

—A plaque commemorating Regency romance pioneer Georgette Heyer's birthplace has been unveiled at 103 Woodside in Wimbledon, England, according to the South London Press. Author Stephen Fry, Heyer's nephew Major General Jeremy Rougier, and biographer Dr. Jennifer Kloester all spoke at the ceremony. If you aren't already familiar with Heyer's work, change that right now: Read all our Georgette Heyer posts.

—An intrepid young blogger for Bustle recently took to OKCupid...with Jane Austen characters. Emma Oulten took four very different Austen heroines and made user profiles based on how she thought they would answer the various profile prompts. Who do you think was the most popular: Sense and Sensibility's Marianne, Pride and Prejudice's Elizabeth, Northanger Abbey's Catherine, or Persuasion's Anne? You might be surprised!

—Deal Alert #2: Cristin Harber's Hart Attack is currently $.99 in e-book at e-tailers such as Barnes & Noble, iBookstore, and Amazon.* Get the scoop on Hart Attack and the Titan Group.

—1,200 years of period dramas! Wow that's a lot...and we love them all! Check out this fun “calendar” of all the best period dramas currently on TV. Whether Outlander (both 1743 and 1945) are your cup of tea, or Vikings and pirates suit you more, there's something for everyone. Check out the full chart here. For more period drama fun on Heroes and Heartbreakers, see our Period Drama tag.

*We don't know how long deals will last, so get 'em while you can!

Fri
Jun 19 2015 3:21pm

Romance News Roundup: Emily March Reread, Bella Andre Deal, and More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now.

Angel's Rest by Emily March—Emily March is hosting a reread of her Eternity Springs at GoodReads this summer.

—Deal Alert #1: Tracy Anne Warren's The Last Man on Earth is currently $1.99 at e-tailers including Barnes & Noble, iBookstore, and Amazon.*

—Admin note: H&H will be undergoing server maintenance this Sunday night from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. ET. The site may be offline for part of that, but if so, we'll be back as soon as possible!

—Deal Alert #2: Bella Andre's The Way You Look Tonight is currently free in e-book at iBookstore, Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and more.*

—Deal Alert #3: Juliana Stone's Barker Triplets boxed set is currently $.99 at iBookstore, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble.*

—Deal Alert #4: Rebecca Zanetti's Consumed is $1.99 in e-book at Amazon.*

*We don't know how long these deals will last, so get 'em while you can!

Thu
Jun 18 2015 3:54pm

Romance News Roundup: Waterloo, V.K. Sykes Deal, and More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now.

When You Make It Home by Claire Ashby—Deal Alert #1: Claire Ashby's When You Make It Home is currently $.99 in e-book at e-tailers including Barnes & NobleiBookstore, and Amazon.* For more romances featuring pregnant heroines, see our two-part pregnancy in romance article.

—Today is the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, often referenced in historical romance novels. Lynne Connolly has written about dashing fictional Waterloo veterans, while a few years back, Victoria Janssen put the spotlight on her favorite heroes and heroines of the Napoleonic Wars.

—Live in NYC? Don't forget that RWA-NYC is hosting a romance festival at the Morris-Jumel Mansion in Washington Heights this Saturday afternoon from 1 to 4:30 p.m.

—Deal Alert #2: V.K. Sykes's Meet Me at the Beach is $1.99 in e-book right now at e-tailers such as iBookstoreBarnes & Noble, and Amazon.* Read our First Look at Meet Me at the Beach here.

—Deal Alert #3: Lynne Graham's A Convenient Arrangement is $.99 in e-book at the moment at Amazon.* You could say we're fans of the marriage of convenience trope...

—Thoughts on this wedding dress made out of toilet paper??? All I can say is kudos on the winning design—it's certainly impressive work.

*We don't know how long deals will last, so grab 'em while you can!

Wed
Jun 17 2015 4:58pm

Romance News Roundup: Beth Cato’s New Series, Euphemisms, and Deals!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now.

The Secret Heir of Sunset Ranch by Charlene Sands—Deal Alert #1: Charlene Sands's The Secret Heir of Sunset Ranch is $.99 in e-book right now at e-tailers Amazon and iBookstore, among others.* We do love our secret baby romances!

—H&H's Jenn and Jarondakie will be at E.L. James's Grey book signing in NYC tomorrow. If you spot them, feel free to say hello!

—Beth Cato announced via Twitter that she will be embarking on a new steampunk series called Breath of Earth. We can only imagine what that will entail, but stay tuned to Heroes and Heartbreakers as we learn more about the series! If you're looking for more steampunk to set your heart in motion, check out this guest post Beth wrote about the 7 Steampunk Couples You NEED to Meet!

—Deal Alert #2: Stephanie Evanovich's The Sweet Spot is $1.99 right now in e0book at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBookstore, and more.*

—Blogger/Huffington Post contributer John Ferri has put together a few lists of the funniest euphemisms for “vagina,” “penis,” and “sex” he's come across in the romance genre. As genre enthusiasts, we're among the first to admit these can be hilarious—in a respectful way, of course. Author Brighton Walsh invited everyone to the euphemism party and we've also had fun discussions about what descriptions NOT to use in sex scenes.

—Deal Alert #3: Sandra Lake's The Warlord's Wife is currently $.99 in e-book at e-tailers such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iBookstore.* You can read our First Look at The Warlord's Wife here.

—Paranormal/horror romance fans will be happy to hear Penny Dreadful has been renewed for Season 3.

*We don't know how long deals will last, so get 'em while you can!

Tue
Jun 16 2015 4:45pm

Romance News Roundup: Tillie Cole’s Scarred Souls, Jackie Ashenden Deal, and More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now.

Talking Dirty with the CEO by Jackie Ashenden—Deal Alert: Jackie Ashenden's Talking Dirty with the CEO is currently free in e-book at Barnes & NobleiBookstore, and Amazon.* Get a feel for Ashenden's writing with excerpts from four of her romances here.

—If you've ever wanted a pocket-size Jamie Fraser for your very own, here's your chance! In October, toy company Original Funko will be releasing a line of Outlander figures, but today you can see the “glam shots” for Claire, Jamie, Dougal, Frank, and Black Jack. Will one or more of these guys be gracing your desk come the fall? For all things Outlander, head over here.

Tillie Cole has announced a 4-book deal for the Scarred Souls series, including the previously released (and formerly standalone) novel Raze, meaning we'll see much more of the Russian Bratva and of Raze/Kisa's love story. Check out our Tille Cole posts here and watch this space for more info as we get it about the Scarred Souls 'verse.

Cosmopolitan says Jamie Dornan is reportedly being offered a $1.5 million bonus plus creative control of the scene(s) to go full frontal as Christian Grey in Fifty Shades Darker. Not sure what to think about that—you?

Pitch Perfect 3 is officially a go with both Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson set to return. So I guess I know where I'll be on July 21, 2017.

—Over at The Mary Sue, author Maya Rodale is doing the genre proud, talking “Smart Tropes in Sexy Books: Positive Characterization and Good Romance Novels.”

*We don't know how long deals will last, so get 'em while you can!

Mon
Jun 15 2015 3:52pm

Romance News Roundup: Sabrina York & Chelsey Krause Deals!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now.

Rebound by Sabrina York—Deal Alert #1: Sabrina York's tropical Tryst Island romance Rebound is currently $.99 in e-book at iBookstore and free at Amazon.* And if you enjoy historicals, you'll be happy to hear York also has one of those in the works: Here's a look at her upcoming release Hannah and the Highlander.

—Finished binge-watching Orange Is the New Black's Season 3 yet? Once you have, or if you don't mind spoilers, re-live that amaaaaazing flashback scene involving correction officer Bennett and Gwen Stefani's “Hollaback Girl” courtesy of a fun post by BuzzFeed.

—Deal Alert #2: Chelsey Krause's debut You Can't Always Get What You Want is $.99 in e-book right now at e-tailers including Barnes & Noble, iBookstore, and Amazon.* Find out why H&H blogger Janet Webb chose You Can't Always Get What You Want as her Best Read of January 2015 here.

*We don't know how long deals will last, so get 'em while you can!

Fri
Jun 12 2015 3:50pm

Romance News Roundup: Meg Cabot’s Love Advice, Deal Alerts, and More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now.

—Deal Alert #1: Barbara Freethy's contemporary romance A Secret Wish is free right now at e-tailers including iBookstore and Amazon.*

—Deal Alert #2: Laura K. Curtis's romantic suspense Echoes is currently $.99 in e-book at e-tailers such as Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and iBookstore. (Full disclosure: Laura is a former staffer at H&H's sister site Criminal Element.)* For more on the book, check out our First Look of Echoes.

—Meg Cabot is the Queen of YA romance...we all fell in love with Princess Mia (whether on-screen or on-page) and watched her fall in love too. So it seems fitting that, to go along with her release of Royal Wedding, that she would impart Love Advice like what to do on a first date, how long you should analyze that text, and more! If you haven't already picked up Royal Wedding, see what our reviewer thought with this first look!

*We don't know how long deals will last, so get 'em while you can!

Thu
Jun 11 2015 4:49pm

Romance News Roundup: Marie Force Deal, E.L. James Signing, and More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now.

Maid for Love by Marie Force—Deal Alert: Marie Force's Maid for Love is currently free in e-book at e-tailers including Barnes & NobleiBookstore, and Amazon.*

E.L. James will be signing copies of Grey in New York City on release day, June 18, her only planned NYC appearance. Want more? Check out our newly posted Grey roundtable, in which H&H bloggers share whether or not they want to read more of Christian's perspectives and what they're hoping to see happen in the book.

—Author Laura Kaye has revealed the cover for Jennifer L. Armentrout's forthcoming paranormal New Adult novel The Power, Book 2 in the Titan series. Jess Moro wrote about her love of J. Lynn's  (a.k.a. Armentrout) alpha heroes in the contemporary Wait for You series, if you wanna give that a read as we wait for this new book.

—NPR has launched a summer reader poll from which they'll compile a list of the 100 top romance novels from all subgenres. Nominate your 5 favorites here.

—And in more summer reading lists, BuzzFeed has compiled a roundup of “29 Books You Should Definitely Bring to the Beach This Summer” that includes Jeaniene Frost's Once Burned (read our First Look), Diana Gabaldon's Outlander (visit our collection), and Anne Bishop's Written in Red (get the scoop on the Others series). We were pretty psyched to see genre romance represented, how about you? What else would make your beach read list?

Variety has released an interview with Outlander author Diana Gabaldon on what it's been like seeing her books onscreen, whether she'd ever write an episode for the TV series, what other shows she enjoys, and more.

*We don't know how long deals will last, so get 'em while you can!

Wed
Jun 10 2015 3:49pm

Romance News Roundup: New Gena Showalter Series, Roxanne St. Claire Deal, and More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now.

Barefoot in White by Roxanne St. Claire—Deal Alert #1: Roxanne St. Claire's Barefoot Bay novel Barefoot in White is free right now in e-book at e-tailers including Barnes & NobleiBookstore, and Amazon.* We were honored to reveal the cover and an excerpt from Barefoot in White last year, as well as to share an outtake from another Barefoot book, Seduction on the Sand.

Gena Showalter has announced a new Young Adult series, Everlife, as well as the first book, Firstlife, due out February 23, 2016. See the post on her Facebook page for more details, including a description! While we're waiting to learn more, you can check out all our Gena Showalter coverage in one spot here.

—Deal Alert #2: Samantha Grace's In Bed with a Rogue is currently $.99 in e-book at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBookstore, and more.* For a feel for Samantha Grace's writing, you can read our excerpt of One Rogue Too Many.

—Deal Alert #3: Janet Evanovich's Back to the Bedroom is marked down to $.99 for the moment at e-tailers such as iBookstore, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble.*

*We don't know how long these deals will last, so get 'em while you can!

Tue
Jun 9 2015 4:05pm

Romance News Roundup: Mockingjay Trailer & Erin Knightley Deal!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now.

—The first trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 is here! What do you think? Have you been keeping up with the films? Will you see the conclusion to the story? Here's all our Hunger Games coverage (books and movies) in one place.

—Deal Alert #1: Jane Porter's contemporary The Tycoon's Kiss is currently free in e-book at e-tailers such as Barnes & Noble, iBookstore, and Amazon.* Visit our Jane Porter tag for more.

—Deal Alert #2: Erin Knightley's historical romance Flirting with Fortune is $1.99 in e-book right now from iBookstore, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other e-tailers.* Read up on Erin Knightley's other books here.

ETA: The first image of David Duchovny on the set of The X-Files has emerged! He looks damn fine, if I may say so. Come celebrate the return of The X-Files with me here.

*We don't know how long deals will last, so get 'em while you can!

Mon
Jun 8 2015 4:03pm

Romance News Roundup: Carina Press & Courtney Milan Deals!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now.

The Duchess War by Courtney Milan—Deal Alert #1: Courtney Milan's Brothers Sinister #1, The Duchess War, is currently free in e-book at e-tailers such as Barnes & Noble, iBookstore, and Amazon.*

—Deal Alert #2: Jennifer Ryan's first Montana Men book At Wolf Ranch, is currently $.99 in e-book at Amazon.* Dive into the book with a First Look of At Wolf Ranch here.

—Deal Alert #3: Carina Press is celebrating its fifth anniversary today with a gift to readers: a 55% off sale with the coupon code you can find here.*

—BuzzFeed Books has a roundup of “27 Seriously Underrated Books,” including Kristin Hannah's Firefly Lane and Alyson Richman's The Lost Wife. No genre romance novels made the list, however—what would you add to this roundup?

*We don't know how long deals will last, so get 'em while you can!

Fri
Jun 5 2015 3:42pm

Romance News Roundup: Romance Festival, Bitten, and Kristen Ashley!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now.

Morris-Jumel Mansion—The Romance Writers of America's NYC Chapter (RWA/NYC) is hosting its annual Romance Festival on June 20 from 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Morris-Jumel Mansion, billed as Manhattan's oldest residential home (65 Jumel Terrace, between 160th & 162nd Street). Special guests include authors Lauren Willig and Maya Rodale. Here's more information from the press release:

The event, sponsored by RWA/NYC, will feature panel discussions with local contemporary, historic, and suspense romance authors plus music in the garden compliments of These Machines.  Chat with a writer and learn about their latest book plus enter to raffle to win a basket of romantic prizes. Admission to the festival is free.  (Access to the Morris-Jumel Mansion $5.00)

For all the details, visit www.rwanyc.com.

—Enjoying Bitten this season? Don't forget to read our episode recaps to keep up with Elena, Clay, and the gang. Plus, we have a special treat from SyFy: A first look at tonight's two-part season finale, “Scavenger's Daughter” and “Fine Temporum”!

Kristen Ashley has revealed the cover for new 'Burg series novel Hold On, which is set for release on September 1, 2015. Here's why we can't get enough of Ashley's cracktacular books.