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Romance novels and women's fiction set in the Regency, Victorian, Medieval eras and more. Past times are our pastime, here.

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May 26 2016

Firefighters, Rough Riders, and...Hitmen with Babies?!: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
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May 26 2016

May 2016 Male/Male Best Bets: Spring is Time for New Beginnings

It is finally starting to feel like Spring in the UK, even if the weather might still call me...
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May 26 2016

Have You Ever Read Jo Beverley?

This week, romance lost a great star of the genre—Jo Beverley. Many have turned to Word Wenches,...
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May 25 2016

It’s Raining Tropes—Plus-Size Heroine Deal & Roommates-to-Lovers Cover: Romance News:

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
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May 25 2016

Nothing Between Them: Using—and Not Using—Birth Control in Romance

When it comes to depicting birth control in cis-het romance, readers fall in widely different...
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May 25 2016

First Look: Lisa Kleypas’s Marrying Winterborne (May 31, 2016)

Lisa Kleypas Marrying Winterborne (The Ravenels #2) Avon Romance / May 31, 2016 / $7.99 print,...
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May 25 2016

To What Lengths Will You Go to Find Out If There’s An HEA?

via GIPHY Unlike The Librarian on The Magicians, I am not opposed to spoilers, especially...
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May 24 2016

Remembering Jo Beverley and More: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
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May 24 2016

Why Do We Love Beauty and the Beast Tales So Much?

I've always thought, at its core, that the reason I loved the Beauty and the Beast story...
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May 23 2016

First Look: Marguerite Kaye & Bronwyn Scott’s Scandal at the Midsummer Ball (May 24, 2016)

Marguerite Kaye & Bronwyn Scott Scandal at the Midsummer Ball Harlequin Historical /...
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May 23 2016

Kristen Ashley’s The Honey, Beauty and the Beast Trailer & Free Shotgun-Wedding Novella: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
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May 23 2016

Do You Ever Get “Second-Hand Anger” at Characters?

via GIPHY Among my friends I have often discussed the feeling of “second-hand embarrassment”...
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May 22 2016

Losing Faith: Outlander 2x07 Jamie/Claire Heart-to-Heart

Show/Episode: Outlander Season 2, Episode 7, “Faith” Ship: Jamie/Claire We...
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May 20 2016

Eloisa James Companion & Kristen Ashley’s Midnight Soul Cover: Romance News

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Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
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May 20 2016

Relationships to Re-Reads: Comments That Made Our Week

We at Heroes and Heartbreakers are so proud of and thankful for this wonderful community. Thank...
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May 19 2016

Sweet Steampunk Deal & Elizabeth Hoyt Teaser: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
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May 19 2016

Things Get Complicated: Julian Fellowes’ Belgravia Episode 5 (Chapter 4) Through Episode 7 (Chapter 6) Binge Read

Editor's Note: Julian Fellowes is taking his skills to the literary world in a new book,Belgravia, being...
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May 19 2016

Coverpalooza II with Lora Leigh, A.M. Arthur, Sheryl Nantus, and More!

Why beat the heat when you can bask in it?! We dial it up to 11 with your early bird access to mega-sexy...
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May 19 2016

Does a Re-Read of a Book Hook You As Much as the Original?

Many of us turn to an old favorite when we're in a reading rut. It's a comfort read and...
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May 18 2016

The Best Shakespearean Adaptations a.k.a. The Shakespearean Hotness Scale

Today we're thrilled to welcome author Lily Anderson (The Only Thing Worse Than Me is You)....
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May 18 2016

Barbara Samuel Deal & Alyssa Cole’s Extraordinary Cover: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
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May 18 2016

May Days: Not-Your-Usual Historical Best Bets for May 2016

Spring is finally here and with it a new crop of not-your-usual historicals to entice romance...
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May 18 2016

What Is the Difference Between New Adult and Women’s Fiction?

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What is in a name? Sometimes very little and sometimes a lot. Books are labeled or classified...
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May 18 2016

How Do You Feel About Authors Updating Books?

It's a trend we see in non-fiction and textbooks all the time—new information becomes...
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May 17 2016

Pitch and 4 Other Hot Shows to Watch This Fall: Romance News

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Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
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May 17 2016

The Best Jane Eyre Adaptations Based on Mr. Rochester

As we observe the recent bicentennial of Charlotte Brontë’s birth (April 21), it is...
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May 16 2016

Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Dragonsworn Hero and Heroine Are...: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
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May 16 2016

What Do You Ask First When Asked for a Recommendation?

Giving recommendations is a very subjective act. If you don't know your fellow reader well,...
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May 15 2016

Crossing Swords: Outlander 2x06 Jamie/Claire Heart-to-Heart

Show/Episode: Outlander Season 2, Episode 6, “Best Laid Schemes" Ship: Jamie/Claire Outlander...
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May 15 2016

Once Upon a Dream by Mary Balogh & Grace Burrowes: A Regency Vacation Read

Mary Balogh and Grace Burrowes clearly enjoyed creating these charming summer sojourns. Some of...