Welcome to H&H's brand-new 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.
—H&H original short story “The Gentleman and the Lamplighter” by Summer Devon, is now available for purchase as a $.99 e-book at e-tailers such as Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and iBookstore. H&H members can also read the story here.
—Courtney Milan has posted an excerpt from her first contemporary romance, Trade Me, Book 1 in the Cyclone Series.
—Hallmark knows just what we like! This Saturday at 9 p.m. EST will see the premiere of their latest TV movie, A Novel Romance, starring Dylan Bruce (Orphan Black) and Amy Acker (most Joss Whedon projects) as a romance author and reviewer, respectively, who fall in love the hard way, as you do. Will it be any good? We look forward to finding out! You?
—Fifty Shades of Grey has been given an R rating by the MPAA to the surprise of no one. What is surprising is the odd reasoning there in the middle: “strong sexual content including dialogue, some unusual behavior and graphic nudity, and for language.” Unusual behavior? Really?
—The latest Television Critics Association press tour (the winter 2015 TCAs) kicked off today, so keep your eyes peeled for lots of cool TV news in the coming days!