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Contemporary Romance

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

Excerpts
April 17 2014
Bad-boy bikers by day & special ops team by night—these New York Times bestselling...
Blogs
April 17 2014
Today we welcome Cara McKenna to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Cara’s Hard Time came out earlier...
Blogs
April 17 2014
Paranormal romance and urban fantasy have long had characters who have gotten tattooed, not...
Blogs
April 16 2014
Small-town contemporaries have been a niche subgenre going on for decades now, but I have never been...
Blogs
April 16 2014
You saw pieces at Aesta's Book Blog, Totally Booked Blog, and Shh Moms Reading. Now, Heroes...
Excerpts
April 16 2014
When a young woman inherits a rundown mansion, the last thing she expects to find is the...
Blogs
April 15 2014
Cara McKenna Her Best Laid Plans Harlequin's Cosmo Red Hot Reads / April 15, 2014 / $3.99...
Blogs
April 15 2014
Recently in my post about family ties in romance, I talked about the impact of families, or lack thereof,...
Blogs
April 14 2014
Jenny Han To All the Boys I've Loved Before Simon & Schuster / April 15, 2014 / $17.99...
Blogs
April 14 2014
Charlotte Stein Beyond Repair Ellora's Cave / April 16, 2014 / $5.95 digital When...
Excerpts
April 14 2014
Wild and reckless, and more at ease with his biker gang than his business partners, Sean...
Excerpts
April 12 2014
Though his family owns the charming beachside town of Barefoot William, Aidan Cates is as down-to-earth...
Blogs
April 12 2014
Cara McKenna Hard Time Intermix / April 15, 2014 /$3.99 digital Annie Goodhouse doesn’t...
Blogs
April 11 2014
Barney Stinson coined the phrase known around the world, and got millions of women thinking that nothing...
Blogs
April 10 2014
In the first pregnancy in romance novels post, I talked a little bit about unplanned pregnancy in...
Blogs
April 10 2014
Some older romance novels don’t hold up well to the passage of time. The changes in fashion...
Blogs
April 9 2014
This post contains SPOILERS for all aired episodes of The Mindy Project, including last night’s...
Blogs
April 9 2014
In need of some sexy reading material to fill your e-reader? I’m here for you. Each month I...
Blogs
April 9 2014
Women of rock in romance are not rare like unicorn rare, but they can be hard to find. But they're...
Blogs
April 9 2014
PROMPTING IS NOW CLOSED. Thanks for all the awesome prompts. Check back at H&H on April 29...
Blogs
April 8 2014
Tessa Bailey Unfixable Entangled Embrace / April 14, 2014 / $2.99 digital Willa Peet isn’t...
Blogs
April 7 2014
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes a baby in a baby carriage... Except when...
Blogs
April 6 2014
“He wanted the word “Daddy” added to his list of names. He wanted to teach...
Blogs
April 4 2014
You can drop this kind of bomb on us anytime! Today we're excited to reveal the covers for the...
Blogs
April 4 2014
Can't get enough Scandal? Join the club—really. Tune into H&H for weekly recaps from...
Blogs
April 3 2014
I started reading the Betsy-Tacy series when I was five, the same age as Betsy Ray and her best friend,...
Excerpts
April 3 2014
So You Want to Be a Hero? Millionaire CEO Adam Drake overcame a tortured past to take control...
Blogs
April 3 2014
Cheating—is it ever excusable? Many romance readers have reading dealbreakers, and...
Blogs
April 2 2014
Exciting news! According to Entertainment Weekly, movie studio DreamWorks has picked up the film rights...
Blogs
April 2 2014
We're with the band! Today, Heroes and Heartbreakers is excited to reveal the sexy tattooed hotness...