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July 30 2015

First Come, First Served: New-to-You Romance Authors and the Age of (Digital) Discoverability

Romance Writers of America (RWA) Conference has just ended and the winners’ books are getting a lot of buzz – which it is as it should be. These authors’ books have given us hours...
February 10 2015

Romance News Roundup: Jamie Dornan Accents, Lisa Kleypas Deal, and More!

Welcome to H&H's brand-new daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now. —When you think Fifty Shades...
January 30 2015

Romance News Roundup: Christina Dodd, Johanna Lindsey, and More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now. —Christina Dodd's 25th anniversary...
January 5 2015

Let’s Talk About (Oral) Sex, Baby, in Historical Romance!

Today we're delighted to be joined by author Jessica Peterson, whose book The Millionaire Rogue, the second book in her Hope Diamond trilogy, is released tomorrow. The titular Rogue in Jessica's...
December 25 2014

Contemporary Christmas 2014: New Releases and Reissues

If contemporary Christmas romance stories are one of your favorite holiday treats, you have a feast this year from which to select those you find most appealing. Novellas are more popular during this...
November 2 2014

In a Class All Their Own: Christina Dodd’s Governess Series

The Governess Brides historical romance series by Christina Dodd began nearly twenty years ago with the publication of That Scandalous Evening and now includes ten full-length novels. Although not every...
September 8 2014

What the Heart Wants: Fall 2014’s Can’t-Miss Romance Books, Movies, and Shows

September | October | November | Printable Version Team H&H eats, breathes, and sleeps romance, but even we have trouble keeping track of all the amazing content...
September 8 2014

First Look: Christina Dodd’s Virtue Falls (September 9, 2014)

Christina Dodd Virtue Falls St. Martin's Press / September 9, 2014 / $25.99 print / $12.99 digital Twenty-three years ago, in the isolated coastal town of Virtue Falls, Washington, four...
August 20 2014

September 2014 Romance Novel New Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in September. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got...
August 13 2014

Now Win This!: Christina Dodd’s Virtue Falls

This sweepstakes has ended. Click here to enter for a chance to win a copy of your own!* Read an excerpt or learn more about the book: Twenty-three years ago, Misty Banner was...
April 14 2014

Shakespeare in Love: Romance Novels and the Bard

April 23, 2014, will mark the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare, and Shakespeare lovers around the globe will be celebrating the occasion throughout the month of April with lectures,...
March 5 2014

Exclusive Cover Reveal: Christina Dodd’s Virtue Falls!

Big day, right?! We've got yet more exciting news: H&H is thrilled to bring you the final cover for Christina Dodd's Virtue Falls, a cover chosen by popular vote by you, the fans! What do...
December 5 2013

Seeing Your Way to Love: Blind Heroes in Romance

Blind characters feature prominently in Western literature from very early in its history. Tiresias, who received the gift of prophecy from Zeus, was always a favorite of my students, whether they encountered...
March 30 2013

Trope of the Month: Ugly Duckling

Academically put, tropes are “common or overused theme[s] or device[s]," which makes them sound like cliches, which makes them seem like a bad thing. But they’re totally not! Romance...
October 20 2012

Day #2: First Blood

Sorry, this sweepstakes has ended. Check our Sweepstakes page for more offers! We'd like to thank all the authors and publishers that contributed to our 13 Days of Halloween countdown,...
July 5 2012

August 2012 Upcoming Romance Novel Releases Shopping List!

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in August. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got a...
November 13 2011

Chicks in Pants: Cross-dressing Historical Heroines

Cross-dressing heroines, or chicks-in-pants books as they are popularly known, are among my favorite reads when they are done well. Twelfth Night has long been my favorite Shakespearean comedy. One...
August 8 2011

Bookstore Beat: Mid-August 2011 Report

So what’s bringing people down to New York City’s Posman books in the midst of this crazy August heat? Plenty of cool things to read: Miranda Neville’s Amorous Education of Celia Seton and...
July 29 2011

Fresh Meat: Christina Dodd’s Secrets of Bella Terra (August 2, 2011)

Christina Dodd Secrets of Bella Terra Signet (Penguin), August 2, 2011, $7.99 Dark, brooding, and sexy, Rafe Di Luca has returned to Bella Terra for one reason: to find out who attacked his...
March 27 2011

The “Whey Water Version of Love”: Christina Dodd’s Candle in the Window

Christina Dodd’s RITA-award winner Candle in the Window is a reread, but what keeps me coming back the most is a pivotal scene where the hero’s taken the leap into love but the heroine's...
February 15 2011

Coming Clean: Why I Read Romance

When it comes to reading, if we're honest with ourselves, it's all about the emotion. Culturally (almost across the board), it's “weak” to show emotions. For males, such...