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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.

Blogs
July 22 2016

Yes, We Really Went There: Comments That Made Our Week

We at Heroes and Heartbreakers are so proud of and thankful for this wonderful community. Thank...
Blogs
July 22 2016

E.L. James on Instagram and a Wonder Woman Poster: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Blogs
July 22 2016

Friday Beefcake: A Love Letter to Our Potential TV Crushes

This weekend is San Diego Comic Con. It's always the perfect time to let our inner geek shine,...
Blogs
July 22 2016

What’s the Most Unique Meet-Cute You’ve Read?

The meet-cute. It's the fantastic opportunity for a writer to introduce not only their two...
Blogs
July 21 2016

Sherrilyn Kenyon Deal & Book Soundtracks: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Blogs
July 21 2016

Where Is Your Favorite Place to Get Books?

In New York City, there's a great bookstore called The Strand. It has thousands (okay, I'm...
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July 20 2016

Fantasy Deals & Daveed Diggs’ Next Role: 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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July 20 2016

Tackling Disabilities in Historical Settings: Joanna Lowell’s Dark Season

Tainted. Degraded. Doomed. Doctors told Ella Arlington that her epilepsy would prevent her...
Blogs
July 20 2016

Book Nerds: A Love Story

Dear reader, I married him #noreally #yeahidunnohoweither pic.twitter.com/OKuosKzdJL —...
Blogs
July 19 2016

Stephenie Meyer’s The Chemist and X-Files Origins: Romance News

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

Magic Hinges to a Magical World: Fantasy Romances You Should Be Reading

“The Bookshop has a thousand books, All colors, hues, and tinges, And every cover is...
Blogs
July 19 2016

Do You Think You Were Too Young When You First Read Romance?

Team H&H is recently back from the Romance Writers of America Conference in San Diego, and...
Blogs
July 18 2016

RITA Winner E-Deal & Book Nerds in Love: Romance News

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

What’s the Book that Took You “Too Long” to Read?

We all have it! The book or author that has been sitting on your to-be-read pile, languishing...
Blogs
July 17 2016

RWA 2016 RITAs and Golden Hearts: Complete List of Winners!

What an enchanted evening! Last night, romance writers and readers gathered together for the annual...
Blogs
July 17 2016

Love You Forever and Forevermore, Kristen Callihan

Welcome to Darkest London, a world in which supernatural beings exist side-by-side with humans,...
Blogs
July 15 2016

You Like Us, You Really Like Us: Comments That Made Our Week

We at Heroes and Heartbreakers are so proud of and thankful for this wonderful community. Thank...
Blogs
July 15 2016

Friday Beefcake: A Love Letter to Stock Art Guys

In honor of RWA conference this week, we here at H&H decided to dedicate this Friday Beefcake...
Blogs
July 15 2016

Waiting on the Beast: 5 Books to Read Until You Can See Emma Watson as Beauty in Beauty and the Beast

With the upcoming release of a live action Beauty and the Beast, a lot of readers, including...
Blogs
July 15 2016

Where Do You Talk to Fellow Readers the Most Often?

Heather Waters and I are in lovely San Diego for the Romance Writers of America Conference. One of...
Blogs
July 14 2016

What’s the Weirdest Thing You’ve Used as a Bookmark?

    Anything can be a bookmark. #bookstagram #bookblogger...
Blogs
July 13 2016

How to Organize Your Kindle: Collections, The Cloud, and GoodReads are Your Friend

  Source: A. Aleksandravicius/Shuterstock Do...
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July 13 2016

BBW vs. Plus-Sized: What Does BBW Mean, and Is It Changing the Genre?

Is Plus-Sized No Longer the Preferred Term? Many moons ago when I was finishing grad school,...
Blogs
July 13 2016

The Still Star-Crossed Trailer Is Amazing

Raise your hand if you've always wanted to know what happened to the Montagues and the Capulets—and...
Blogs
July 12 2016

Not Feeling Cross About Our Love of Still Star-Crossed (Yes, We’re Already into It)

ABC's Still Star-Crossed Have you seen the trailer...
Blogs
July 11 2016

Best Books to Read After Sylvia Day’s Crossfire Series

Sylvia Day is known for her deeply emotional, well-written and sexy as hell novels. I fell in...
Blogs
July 11 2016

What Trope Would You Want to Be in Real Life?

There are many tropes that translate to “real life” quite easily—friends-to-lovers...
Blogs
July 11 2016

Dragonfly in Amber: Outlander 2x13 Jamie/Claire Heart-to-Heart

Show/Episode: Outlander Season 2, Episode 13, “Dragonfly in Amber” Ship: Jamie/Claire Last...
Blogs
July 8 2016

Shipping, and Swapping, and Zombies—Oh My!: Comments That Made Our Week

We at Heroes and Heartbreakers are so proud of and thankful for this wonderful community. Thank you...
Blogs
July 8 2016

Fandom Made Me Do It: A Case Study on Shipping Jon/Sansa in Game of Thrones

Note: If you're disturbed by the idea of romance between cousins-raised-as-siblings Jon Snow and...