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Romance novels and women's fiction set in the modern-day world. No better time than the present, eh?

Blogs
December 22 2014

Good Things Come in Small Packages: 2014 Christmas Novellas from Shalvis, Burton, and More!

With just days until Christmas, it can be difficult to find the time we might wish for to devote to...
Blogs
December 22 2014

(Spoiler!) State of The Affair 1x10

Note: This post contains spoilers of all aired episodes of The Affair, including last night's...
Blogs
December 22 2014

First Look: Graeme Simsion’s The Rosie Effect (December 30, 2014)

Graeme Simsion The Rosie Effect Simon and Schuster / December 30, 2014 / $25.99 print, $13.99...
Blogs
December 22 2014

Falling for a Cold: Have You? What’s Your Remedy?

The holidays—cozy nights by the fire, wearing fuzzy sweaters—and getting a really...
Blogs
December 21 2014

Shipping Sunday: Gilmore Girls’s Luke and Lorelai

Recently, we had author AJ Pine (aka Amy Pine) on the site talking about her everlasting love of all...
Excerpts
December 21 2014

Back to Before: Exclusive Excerpt

Chances Inlet, North Carolina, has an infamous power for second chances. But its charms are lost...
Blogs
December 20 2014

May We Present to You: 3 Harlequin Presents Authors Who Get it Right

It has been no secret that I have a darling love for the Harlequin Presents line of category romances,...
Blogs
December 19 2014

Friday Beefcake: Silver Bells Foxes from Dane, Slattery, and More!

Winter means the world (at least in the Northern hemisphere) is starting to take hold and frost the...
Blogs
December 19 2014

Romance News Roundup: Tom Hiddleston Singing, Outlander Clip, Kleypas and Milan Deals, and More!

Welcome to H&H's brand-new daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's...
Excerpts
December 19 2014

Foster Justice: Exclusive Excerpt

One Riot, One Ranger... That's the Texas Ranger motto, but when Chad Foster's rebellious...
Blogs
December 18 2014

Romance News Roundup: Reader Problems, The Americans, and More

Welcome to H&H's brand-new daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's...
Blogs
December 18 2014

Throwback Thursday: What Was Your First Holiday Romance?

We love holiday romances!    You might've read a traditional Regency romance...
Blogs
December 17 2014

Romance News Roundup: Sylvia Day Deals, Jamie Dornan, and Game of Thrones Peek!

Welcome to H&H's brand-new daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's...
Blogs
December 17 2014

25 Romances of Christmas: Holiday Romance Recommendations, Part 3

While the holidays are creeping in, it might be just the time to start in on that list—the books...
Blogs
December 17 2014

Quiz: Who Is Your Ideal Romance Hero?

It's the holiday season and while hot cocoa and eggnog go a long way to warm us up, nothing beats...
Blogs
December 16 2014

Romance News Roundup: Jane Austen, Dane and Hoyt Deals, and More!

Welcome to H&H's brand-new daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's...
Blogs
December 16 2014

Happy V-Day!: Virgin Heroines from Kenyon, Quinn, and More!

Honestly, I’m a sucker for the virgin heroine. When done well, there’s something about...
Excerpts
December 16 2014

Read & Win: Leisa Rayven’s Bad Romeo!

While performing the greatest love story of all time, they discovered one of their own… Cassie...
Blogs
December 16 2014

We’re Not So Different, You and I: Heroines in Sarah MacLean and Christina Lauren

Romance readers have a plethora of options to choose from like, billionaires to regular Joes to dukes,...
Blogs
December 15 2014

First Look: Diane Kelly’s Paw and Order (December 30, 2014)

Diane Kelly Paw and Order (Paw Enforcement) St. Martin's Press / December 30, 2014 / $7.99...
Blogs
December 15 2014

Romance News Roundup: Outlander, Bailey, and Stacey Deal Alerts; Gone with the Wind; and More!

Welcome to H&H's brand-new daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's...
Blogs
December 15 2014

A Great Miracle: Jewish Heroes and Heroines in Contemporary Romance

December is here! The nights are getting longer, the temperature colder, and Hanukkah is fast approaching....
Blogs
December 15 2014

First Look: Diane Alberts’s Seducing the Princess (December 15, 2014)

Diane Alberts Seducing the Princess (Shillings Agency #3) Entangled / December 15, 2014 / $0.99...
Blogs
December 14 2014

Shipping Sunday: Sherlock Holmes and John Watson (JohnLock)

I love Sherlock Holmes. I will take him in every iteration—BBC's modernization with Benedict...
Excerpts
December 14 2014

Angel in Armani: Exclusive Excerpt

WILL A LOVE OF THE GAME Sara Charles is striking out on her own. With her dad out of...
Blogs
December 12 2014

Romance News Roundup: Macomber and MacLean Deal Alerts, Outlander Jewelry, and More

Welcome to H&H's brand-new daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's...
Blogs
December 12 2014

25 Romances of Christmas: Holiday Romance Recommendations, Part 2

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While the holidays are creeping in, it might be just the time to start in on that list—the books...
Blogs
December 12 2014

Bones 10x10 Heart-to-Heart: Vintage Love

Show/Episode: Bones 10x10, “The 200th in the 10th—Feels like the First Time” Ship:...
Blogs
December 12 2014

“Oy with the Poodles Already!” or Top 10 Reasons The Gilmore Girls Will ALWAYS Be Fabulous

Today we're joined by author A.J. Pine, whose book What If is just out, and is the second in...
Blogs
December 11 2014

Top 10 Treasures from the Past from Howard, Brockway, and More!

In Megan Frampton’s blog The Ten Romance Novels You Should Read (An Opinionated Opinion), Megan...