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hnwaters
October 11 2011

Good-bye, Sookie: Charlaine Harris Announces Her Next Project

USA Today reported recently that Charlaine Harris, best-selling author of the Sookie Stackhouse series (on which HBO’s True Blood is based), has her next project lined up: a graphic novel trilogy...
WickedLilPixie
August 17 2011

Sometimes I Want to Slap Her: Anita Blake, Merit, Rachel Morgan, Kitty Norville, and Sookie Stackhouse

I am all for strong heroines, but sometimes I wish I could reach through the pages of my book and slap the shit out of a character. I have a few, which I am sure all of us do. Here are my top five: Anita...
ChelseaMueller
August 11 2011

Bite Me, Baby: Top 5 (+1!) Vampire Lovers

Powerful men are sexy. Men fighting for control are sexy. Dark and mysterious, yep, sexy again. Now add fangs, super speed and centuries of practice, and you know why vampires consistently...
AspasiaBissas
August 9 2011

Not Another Gosh-Darn Melon-Farming Euphemism!: Sex Talk, Translated

Generally speaking, writers are not a conservative bunch. They’ll try anything, say anything and write about it all in (occasionally excruciating) detail. So why the bizarre shyness that seems to...
smexybooks
August 1 2011

No Hair, But Lots of Hubba-Hubba: Bald-Headed Heroes

When I was asked to start blogging for Heroes and Heartbreakers, the first topic suggested to me was to name my top five hairiest heroes. Is my love for hairy men that well known? Okay, fine;...
ChelseaMueller
July 28 2011

True Blood Ultimatum: Sex and Plot, It’s That Simple

I came into True Blood as a Sookie Stackhouse fan. I’d read the books and was ready to see them adapted to TV. Season One surprised me. (Mostly due to the sex-plosion. Hello, Jason Stackhouse.) After...
WickedLilPixie
June 16 2011

Top 10 (Paranormal Romance) Videos to Spike up Your Viewing

You’ve no doubt noticed music is an integral part of paranormal and urban fantasy heroes and heroines; the Black Dagger Brotherhood has its hip-hop, Laurell K. Hamilton says Tori Amos is “very important...
AlizaMann
June 13 2011

True Blood Season Four: A Bloody Mess?

Some of us have been concerned, to say the least, about Charlaine Harris’s Southern Vampire series. There have been times when some of us have threatened, and carried out our threats, never to return...
redline_
June 6 2011

Suzanne Collins Joins the “Kindle Million Club”—Who’s Next?

Suzanne Collins, Amazon announced this morning, has joined the ranks of the “Kindle Million Club,” which means that she is one of what is now a very select few authors who’ve sold more than a...
LaurieGold
May 31 2011

Laurell K. Hamilton’s Merry Gentry Series: Merry Gentry, FTW!

The writers I most like to read exhibit strong storytelling abilities, develop their characters and relationships in an engrossing manner, and weave it all together through well-crafted writing. That’s...
AlizaMann
May 25 2011

Anticipating True Blood (Waiting Sucks!)

Right around this time of year—for the past three seasons anyway—my blood starts to course rapidly through my veins. Fear of withdrawal symptoms impel me to watch HBO OnDemand (along with...
larissa_sarah
May 14 2011

Defining Urban Fantasy and Paranormal Romance: What’s the Difference?

It's a question every paranormal and/or urban fantasy reader encounters in the course of their reading: What's the difference between the two? For me, Urban Fantasy is all about the paranormal...
TheSpinecracker
May 12 2011

Alpha Male Smackdown: Who’s Top Dog?

It took Natasha and Jessica over a month to whittle down a list of alphas they love, never mind the arguments they had trying to change each other’s opinions on the males they disagreed on. Eventually...
MFrampton
May 12 2011

For the Love of...Charlaine Harris (You Go, Girl!)

While the debates rage on as to whether or not people should even continue to read Dead Reckoning, the latest book in Charlaine Harris's Sookie Stackhouse/True Blood series (read Laurie Gold's...
AlizaMann
May 11 2011

Charlaine Harris’s Dead Reckoning was a Satisfying Read for This Sookie Fan

I looked forward to May 3, 2011, for a long, long time. That's the day the latest in Charlaine Harris's Southern Vampire series was slated for release. (It doesn't hurt that True Blood...
WickedLilPixie
May 6 2011

Where’s the Beef?: Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris Makes Me Ranty

I managed to get my hands on an advance copy of Charlaine Harris's Dead Reckoning and after finishing it all I could say was “WTF?” I can’t say I’m surprised; the...
LaurieGold
May 2 2011

This is the End: Why I Won’t be Buying Charlaine Harris’s Dead Reckoning Tomorrow

It’s hard to imagine that after a decade, I’m giving up on a series that I’ve long adored, one that helped open up an entirely new avenue of reading for me. And yet, when Dead...
suzannej3523
April 27 2011

Fiction Affliction: Diagnosing May Releases in Urban Fantasy & Paranormal Romance

The Symptoms: Who said vampires were dead? Well, okay, they might be dead, but they’re not resting in peace. Sookie’s not the only one in Paranormaville with vampire troubles this...
AspasiaBissas
April 19 2011

Aurora vs. Sookie: Charlaine Harris’s Heroines

They inhabit separate universes, live disparate lives, and are completely different people. Or are they? As I was reading Charlaine Harris’s latest, A Bone to Pick (the second in the Aurora...
LaurieGold
April 12 2011

You Are What You Like to Read: A Book-Selling Savant’s Recs, Pt. 1

Back in the early days of All About Romance, I never felt comfortable contributing to our If You Like... feature (if you like Author A, try Author B) because of a lack of confidence. I always thought...
JessicaTripler
March 31 2011

Ladies Do Not Prefer Blonds (as Romance Heroes)

There aren’t many blond romance heroes. Of course, blond is a rare hair color—1-2% worldwide—but in the U.S. and England, where the majority of contemporary, suspense, and historical...
AlizaMann
February 17 2011

Bring on the Bloodlust: Top 5 Vampire Romancers

Who was your first? Your first vamp, I mean. My interest was piqued by the cult classic The Lost Boys. My older sister took me to the movie with her—my first R-rated movie. I was...
WickedLilPixie
February 13 2011

To Die For: Gifts For Your Vampire Lover

Whether it's Valentine's Day or any other gift-giving time, what kind of gift would you give to someone who is basically immortal?! You think buying a gift for your mother is hard, try...
WickedLilPixie
February 12 2011

Never Too Much?: When To Stop Paranormal Series

There are so many Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy series we readers can’t seem to get enough of. We rush to the stores on release day; then we rock back-and-forth until the next release....