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December 1 2013

Is Orange Is the New Black Paving The Way For Prison Romances?

The comedy-drama Orange Is the New Black was a surprise hit few saw coming. The 13-episode Netflix original series is based on a memoir of the same name by Piper Kerman. In Kerman's book, she chronicles...
December 10 2012

Extraordinary Heroines—and the Heroes Who Love Them—in Sci-Fi Romance

There are many, many romance stories wherein the hero is a creature of the paranormal world and he’s paired with a human heroine. But what about the reverse scenario? That is our $64,000 question...
December 5 2012

January 2013 Upcoming Romance Novel Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in January. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got a...
September 6 2012

Ann Aguirre’s Grimspace Series, Featuring the “Go in the Basement” Heroine Sirantha Jax

Within the first few pages of Ann Aguirre's Grimspace series, I found a heroine in Sirantha Jax I couldn’t quite shake from my mind. The series begins with Jax in a rough equivalent of...
March 23 2012

After the Games: What to Read After Watching The Hunger Games

Hooray, hooray, The Hunger Games movie is finally here! Fellow staffer Christopher Morgan and I saw it this morning, and I have to say, we were pretty impressed. In fact, I think we both came out of...
February 26 2012

Open Vampire World, the Enclave, Downside and More: Top 5 Worst Urban Fantasy Locations to Live

One of the main reasons I read fantasy and paranormal novels is the escape. Not just being drawn into another’s life, but the whole world. Even when it’s a slight shift on our current world, I get...
December 28 2011

H&H Bloggers Pick the Best of 2011: Pamela Webb-Elliott, Victoria Janssen, and Evangeline Holland

Want to know what books your favorite bloggers most enjoyed in 2011? Be sure to check out each post in the Best of 2011 series! Pamela Webb-Elliott Spellcast by Barbara Ashford I knew...
December 24 2011

H&H Bloggers Pick the Best of 2011: Natasha Carty, Regina Thorne, and Anna Bowling

Want to know what books your favorite bloggers most enjoyed in 2011? Be sure to check out each post in the Best of 2011 series! NATASHA CARTY Spellcast—Barb Ashford Spellcast was one of...
November 20 2011

The Hopeful Side of Post-Apocalyptic Romance: Ellen Connor and Joss Ware

There’s an old Japanese proverb that says “fall down five times, get up six," and poet Carl Sandburg is famous for the line, “a baby is God’s opinion that the world should go on.” Mush those...
October 3 2011

Hurts So Good: Author Cruelty

Recently, author Ann Aguirre said on Twitter that “I find that once a MC [main character] has everything he or she wants, there’s nothing left to strive for. That’s why I abuse them & take...
June 10 2011

The End of the World…Was It Good for You?

In fiction, the end of the world can be an exciting place. Not exciting like, Oh wow, a new pony!, but exciting in that terrifying, on the edge of your seat, what’s going to happen next kind of way. I...
April 5 2011

The Bookstore Beat: April 2011

So they say that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. In terms of book sales, that strangely translates to “March comes in like a comedy and out like a . . . western?” Yep....