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Excerpts
July 30 2014

Ultimate Sins: Exclusive Excerpt

Three men, bound by blood, will stop at nothing to protect the women who have stolen their...
Blogs
July 30 2014

What Couple Shouldn’t Have Been Together?

Yesterday we were discussing the couples with the most chemistry, and then this article from...
Blogs
July 29 2014

Which Couple Has the Best Chemistry?

              All of us have our...
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 24 2014

I Spy the Prince Regent: Historical Spies from Bradley, Galen, Quinn, and More!

Like many readers, historical romances were among the first romances I read, but it wasn’t until...
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

What Couples Have Survived the Moonlighting Effect?

Last week, Heather reported on news that Arrow's Olicity (Oliver and Felicity) might actually...
Blogs
July 17 2014

Throwback Thursday: Your First Harlequin Romance?

It's rare, if not impossible, to find a romance reader who hasn't read at least one romance...
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

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...
Excerpts
July 13 2014

Like Sitting Down with Old Friends: Tasha Alexander’s Lady Emily Series

Today we're thrilled to host Tasha Alexander on the site. Tasha is the author of the Lady Emily...
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

Censorship Is Born: Thomas Bowdler’s Birthday!

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

Virtue Falls: Exclusive Excerpt

Twenty-three years ago, Misty Banner was brutally slashed to death in her home in Virtue...
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,...
Blogs
July 2 2014

Love Among the Wreckage: Adrenaline-Fueled Romance at the Movies

In the closing moments of 1994’s Speed, Sandra Bullock’s Annie tells Keanu Reeves’s...
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

If You Like Maya Banks’s KGI Series...Try Kennedy, Leigh, Eden and More!

Maya Banks's KGI series introduces us to the Kelly family. The five Kelly brothers, who have each...
Excerpts
June 30 2014

Necessary Force: Exclusive Excerpt

It was supposed to be a sexy calendar shoot to raise money for K-9 service dogs. Photographer...
Blogs
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 27 2014

Spotting the Easter Egg in Romance Novels

Easter eggs in media such as computer games, software design, and movies are hidden messages or inside...
Blogs
June 26 2014

H&H Bloggers Recommend: Best Reads of June 2014

Each month, we ask our bloggers to share the best thing they’ve read (or things, plural,...
Blogs
June 26 2014

Throwback Thursday: First Nora Roberts?

Chances are, you've read at least one Nora Roberts novel, either under her own name or writing...
Blogs
June 25 2014

How Long Does it Take for You to Know Your Current Book is Going to be Amazing?

Last week, Heather, Jenn, and Megan debriefed the H&H Community with what we're each thinking...