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July 28 2014

July 2014 New Adult Roundup: Solace in the Arms of a Bad Boy

This month’s New Adult releases seem to be filled with angst and despair. New Adult is defined...
Blogs
July 27 2014

RWA Announces 2014 RITA and Golden Heart Winners

Tonight, the RWA capped off its 2014 conference with the annual RITA  and Golden Hearts awards...
Blogs
July 25 2014

Friday Beefcake: Hero Inspiration from Gandy, Armitage, and More!

Many authors look to real-life celebrities for inspiration when they start writing their books. Some...
Blogs
July 23 2014

The Ultimate Temptation: Best Friend/Little Sister Romances

What is it about the brother’s best friend and his little sister hooking up that is so irresistible?...
Blogs
July 23 2014

August 2014 Romance Novel New Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out...
Blogs
July 23 2014

What’s Your Grittiest Sexiest Read?

With more and more MC, dystopian, post-apocalyptic, nihilistic (and other euphemisms for 'dark')...
Blogs
July 21 2014

First Look: Kylie Scott’s Lead (July 29, 2014)

Kylie Scott Lead St. Martin's Press / July 29, 2014 / $14.99 print / $3.99 digital As...
Blogs
July 21 2014

What Couples Have Survived the Moonlighting Effect?

Last week, Heather reported on news that Arrow's Olicity (Oliver and Felicity) might actually...
Blogs
July 19 2014

First Look: Mina Vaughn’s How to Reprimand Your Rock Star (July 21, 2014)

Mina Vaughn  How to Reprimand Your Rock Star Pocket Star / July 21, 2014 / $4.99 digital Thea...
Blogs
July 16 2014

First Look: Kate Pearce’s Tempting a Sinner (July 29, 2014)

Kate Pearce Tempting a Sinner (Sinners Club #2) Kensington / July 29, 2014 / $15.00 print, $13.50...
Blogs
July 15 2014

Hot Male Librarians?

Yesterday, Jackie Lester's post on Hot Librarians focused on three female librarians. But what...
Blogs
July 14 2014

Hotter than a Firecracker: Erotic Recommendations for July 2014

In need of some sexy reading material to fill your e-reader? I’m here for you. Each month...
Blogs
July 14 2014

Who’s Your Ideal Fictional Road Trip Companion?

It's road trip season and while many families and friends are piling into their cars for some...
Blogs
July 12 2014

What the Heart Wants: Summer 2014’s Can’t-Miss Romance Books, Movies, and Shows

Team H&H eats, breathes, and sleeps romance, but even we have trouble keeping track of all the...
Blogs
July 11 2014

When Second Is the Best: Memorable Secondary Relationships in Romance Novels

Sometimes the trickiest thing in romance isn’t finding a compelling, well-composed main love...
Blogs
July 11 2014

First Look: Lavinia Kent’s Mastering the Marquess (July 29, 2014)

Lavinia Kent Mastering the Marquess Loveswept / July 29, 2014 / $2.99 digital The time...
Blogs
July 11 2014

Censorship Is Born: Thomas Bowdler’s Birthday!

Thomas Bowdler, born on this day in 1754, has achieved literary notoriety for his publication...
Blogs
July 9 2014

Didn’t See THAT Coming: What’s the Most Unexpected Turn a Romance Novel Has Taken?

Romances always have a HEA; but the path the two (or more, depending on the genre) characters...
Blogs
July 8 2014

TSTL vs. Kick-Ass Heroines from Frost, Armstrong, Brockmann, and More!

As an avid reader, I come across a lot of heroines. Some of them kick-ass, some of them forgettable,...
Blogs
July 8 2014

How Do You Revel in Your Obsessions?

Here in H&H HQ, Kresley Cole fangirl Jenn Proffitt has been obsessing over the upcoming release...
Blogs
July 7 2014

Who’s the Smartest Heroine in Romance?

Back in the summer of 1678, a Venetian noblewoman named Elena Cornaro Piscopia was the first...
Blogs
July 3 2014

I Melt with You: Top 10 ’80s Romances

Ah, the '80s! A decade of big hair, Miami Vice, MTV, Duran Duran, shoulders padded out to there,...
Excerpts
July 3 2014

Mastering the Marquess: Exclusive Excerpt

The time has come for the widow Louisa, Lady Brookingston, to move on, but she refuses to...
Blogs
July 2 2014

Fixer Upper: Manly Makeovers from Fox, Heyer, James, and More!

Sometimes, it is the duty of women to let a man know when his look is just not working. Sometimes,...
Blogs
July 2 2014

What’s the Worst Way a Hero or Heroine Has Gotten Dumped?

Last week, Robin Thicke made a not romantic pathetic desperate video that is basically an entreaty...
Blogs
June 30 2014

First Look: Sofia Tate’s Breathless for Him (July 1, 2014)

Sofia Tate Breathless for Him (Davison and Allegra) Forever Yours / July 1, 2014 / $3.99...
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June 30 2014

What’s the Most Memorable Nickname in Romance?

“I mean to make ye call me ‘Master,’ Sassenach.” His soft voice was...
Blogs
June 28 2014

First Look: Stephanie Tyler’s Vipers Run (July 1, 2014)

Stephanie Tyler Vipers Run Signet / July 1, 2014 / $7.99 print / digital Former Army...
Blogs
June 27 2014

Cover Alert: Kresley Cole’s Erotic Game Maker #2, The Master!

Kresley Cole is a pretty hot author to begin with, but give her an erotic world filled with smart...
Blogs
June 27 2014

First Look: Sarah Castille’s In Your Corner (July 1, 2014)

Sarah Castille In Your Corner (Redemption) Sourcebooks Casablanca / July 1, 2014 / $13.99 print,...