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

Blogs
March 1 2015

First Look: Jessica Scott’s Before I Fall (March 3, 2015)

Jessica Scott Before I Fall (Falling #1) Self-published / March 3, 2015 / $4.99 digital Stay...
Excerpts
March 1 2015

Start Me Up: Exclusive Excerpt

WHY DO DO-IT-YOURSELF… Single mom Anne Edmond can handle—and hand-make—just...
Blogs
March 1 2015

Top 5 Reasons to Ship Jane the Virgin’s Jane and Rafael

Jane the Virginis on a short hiatus, but I didn’t want to leave anyone in the lurch. So I’m...
Blogs
February 27 2015

Friday Beefcake: Eddie Redmayne

This past Sunday, Eddie Redmayne won an Oscar for his role as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything....
Blogs
February 27 2015

Romance News Roundup: Grace Burrowes Deal & Another Arrow Spinoff?!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about...
Blogs
February 27 2015

First Look: Kim Karr’s The 27 Club (March 3, 2015)

Kim Karr The 27 Club Penguin / March 3, 2015 / $15.00 print, $5.99 digital You don't...
Blogs
February 27 2015

First Look: Kendra Leigh Castle’s Every Little Kiss (March 3, 2015)

Kendra Leigh Castle Every Little Kiss (Harvest Cove #2) Penguin / March 3, 2015 / $7.99 print...
Blogs
February 27 2015

First Look: Marie Force’s And I Love Her (March 3, 2015)

Marie Force And I Love Her (A Green Mountain Romance #4) Penguin / March 3, 2015 / $7.99 print,...
Blogs
February 26 2015

Freedom in Choice: Women’s Fiction Best Bets for February 2015

Several February books take a look at the heartrending time during World War II, so it seems apropos...
Blogs
February 26 2015

First Look: Anne Calhoun’s The List (March 3, 2015)

Anne Calhoun The List Penguin / March 3, 2015 / $15.00 print, $9.99 digital Matchmaker...
Blogs
February 26 2015

Romance News Roundup: The 100 Kissing and Susan Mallery Deal!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about...
Blogs
February 26 2015

What’s the Catch?: Good-Guy Heroes from Friends, Love Actually, and More!

Today we are pleased to welcome to the site Roe Valentine, whose release, Left to Forever, came out...
Blogs
February 26 2015

H&H Bloggers Recommend: Best Reads of February 2015

Each month, we ask our bloggers to share the best thing they’ve read (or things, plural,...
Blogs
February 26 2015

Throwback Thursday: What Was the First Romance Book You Saw On-Screen?

Fifty Shades of Grey is just the latest version of a book-to-screen adaptation that exposes non-book...
Blogs
February 25 2015

Come for Olicity Stay for Gina L. Maxwell’s Tempting Her Best Friend

Last week on Twitter, I noticed a conversation between two romance authors, Gina L. Maxwell and Rebecca...
Blogs
February 25 2015

Romance News Roundup: Bertrice Small and More

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about...
Blogs
February 25 2015

March 2015 Romance Novel New Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out...
Blogs
February 25 2015

Easy-Peasy: Be Smart, Well-Educated, and Have a Good Job

Looking for love? Just be smart, well-educated, and have a good job. A new survey conducted by...
Blogs
February 24 2015

Romance News Roundup: Kylie Scott’s New Series and...Power Rangers?!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about...
Blogs
February 24 2015

Cover Tuesday: Exclusive Reveals from Lily Everett, Charlotte Stein, Lilah Pace, Missy Johnson, and Laura Marie Altom!

Today we're thrilled to reveal covers on Heroes and Heartbreakers that are a whole lot naughty,...
Excerpts
February 24 2015

Read & Win: Sarah Morgan’s First Time in Forever

Windswept, isolated and ruggedly beautiful, Puffin Island is a haven for day-trippers and daydreamers...
Blogs
February 24 2015

First Look: Julia Harper’s Once and Always (February 24, 2015)

Julia Harper (a.k.a Elizabeth Hoyt) Once and Always Forever / February 24. 2015 / $6.00 print,...
Blogs
February 24 2015

First Look: Robyn Carr’s One Wish (February 24, 2015)

Robyn Carr One Wish (Thunder Point) MIRA / February 24, 2015 / $24.95 print, $8.99 digital Grace...
Blogs
February 23 2015

Romance News Roundup: Gena Showalter Novella & The Oscars

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about...
Blogs
February 23 2015

First Look: Jenny Holiday’s Sleeping with Her Enemy (February 23, 2015)

Jenny Holiday Sleeping with Her Enemy Entangled / February 24, 2015 / $2.99 digital Amy...
Blogs
February 23 2015

The Swoonies 2015, Round 2: Contemporary Couples

Welcome to H&H’s very first couples battle, The Swoonies, where romance’s most...
Excerpts
February 23 2015

Heartbreak Cove: Exclusive Excerpt

Sheriff Andie Shepard may be new to Sanctuary Island, but like everyone who visits, she’s...
Blogs
February 23 2015

Hot for You: New Adult Best Bets for February 2015

February is one of my favorite months, as it’s filled with all things romance. This roundup...
Blogs
February 23 2015

Pucker Up: Kissing is Good for You!

Kissing isn't just fun; it has health benefits ranging from immune systems to libido-boosting...
Blogs
February 22 2015

Shipping Sunday: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’s Charlie/Dee (Chardee)

Gifs via gbluth.tumblr.com   If...