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November 11 2015

Romance News: Laura Kaye’s Raven Riders & RT Award Nominees!

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. —Laura Kaye has revealed the cover...
October 15 2015

You Make Me Want to Be a Better Man: James’s Change for the Love of Harry Potter’s Lily

“You make me want to be a better man.“ Spoken by Melvin (Jack Nicholson) to Carol (Helen Hunt) in As Good As It Gets this one statement perhaps defines what it means to be changed by...
May 21 2015

Romance News Roundup: Shelly Laurenston & Cynthia Eden Deal 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. —Deal Alert #2: Looking for a paranormal...
December 12 2014

Romance News Roundup: Macomber and MacLean Deal Alerts, Outlander Jewelry, 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. —Searching for your next holiday...
December 5 2014

Romance News Roundup: Jessica Jones, Mark Ruffalo, 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. —Marvel may have found its superheroine...
November 28 2014

Trope of the Month: Just One Bed

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 28 2014

Loving the Unlovable: Real-Life Rats and Creepy Villains

Today we're joined by author Shelley Coriell, whose book The Buried is out today! The Buried is the second book in her Apostles series, and in this book, a young woman has been buried alive somewhere,...
July 8 2014

Catch Up with Harry/Ginny and Hermione/Ron in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter Update!

It comes as no surprise that the youngest Seeker that Hogwarts has seen in a century made an appearance at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup with his family and friends. Harry Potter, now 34, attended the...
November 8 2013

More Knits for Crafty Readers

It’s finally autumn, the season of chilly breezes, changing leaves, crackling fires, and hot apple cider. It’s also prime knitting season, as any crafter can attest. “Heroines who...
August 6 2013

Power Hungry and Hot: Best (Meaning Worst) Anti-Heroes

I’ve just read Siege and Storm, Leigh Bardugo’s second book in the Grisha trilogy. Semi-spoiler here for anyone who hasn’t read the whole first book, Shadow and Bone: the Darkling...
February 7 2013

Urban Fantasy 101: Rice, Hamilton, Rowling and More!

Think urban fantasy is all leather-clad heroines and male sidekicks with big guns? Think again. Urban fantasy has become one of the most varied of the speculative genres. In fact, it’s no longer...
December 12 2012

Sifting for Gold: Bad Guys We Love

After a year and a half of recapping Once Upon a Time for Heroes and Heartbreakers, I find that the real attraction for me isn't the love story of Snow White and Prince Charming. Instead, the reason...
October 30 2012

Author Miranda Kenneally on When Friends Fall in Love

Today Heroes and Heartbreakers welcomes author Miranda Kenneally, whose Catching Jordan and new release, Stealing Parker, out now, both feature strong friendships that just might lead to more......
September 27 2012

Are You Reading J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy?

J.K. Rowling's first adult fiction novel, The Casual Vacancy, is released today, and we know there are many Harry Potter fans out there in the H&H community. Did you buy the book already?...
August 1 2012

Author Mary Jo Putney on the Joy of Boarding School Books

Today, we are thrilled to welcome author Mary Jo Putney back to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Previously, Mary Jo wrote about authors Lois McMasterBujold and Barbara Samuel; today, she dons her YA hat and...
September 27 2011

A New Harry Potter on the Horizon? reported today that HarperCollins has purchased the rights to debut novelist Soman Chainani’s The School for Good and Evil, which will be the first in a new fantasy trilogy about “ordinary...
Liz Maverick
August 1 2011

Weekly Roundup: Downton Abbey, Remembering Harry Potter, Borders Fail, and Janet Mullany!

Here are a few highlights from the blogosphere published over the past week.  We’ve got links to articles by some of the fantastic bloggers on H&H who also write for their own sites, plus...
July 21 2011

J.K. Rowling + Google Books = Cash Money

Today it was announced that J.K. Rowling is teaming up with Google Books to launch her Pottermore site, debuting in October. (Though the website teases, “Come back on 31st July to find out how...
July 19 2011

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2: It All Ends...Limply

Some may argue that the Potter stories aren’t romance.  They’re certainly not traditional, adult ones, but here comes my big However. Over the course of 7 books and 8 movies...
July 16 2011

Harry Potter is Not a Romance

Despite advocates on all sides of the romantic pairing spectrum, Harry Potter is a Hero’s Journey. That’s not to say that romance does not play a significant part in the series. There is...
July 15 2011

Snape Lust: 10 Reasons Snape is Hotter Than Harry

Some people don’t get it. “Why Professor Snape?,” they ask. He’s mean to kids. He’s ugly. No one wanted him; he’s probably a virgin. How can anyone find him sexy? 1....
July 15 2011

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2: What To Do If You Don’t Care

Even if you did live under a rock (and who does that, anyway?), you’d be hard-pressed not to know Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 comes out today. Perhaps you’ve already...
July 14 2011

5 Things Harry & Hermione Taught Me about Love (Even Though J.K. Rowling Never Meant Them to)

The last installment of the Harry Potter movie franchise comes out this weekend, and for many it is the bittersweet end of an era that has spanned the entire length of their childhood. I didn’t...
July 8 2011

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 Premieres in London

The last Harry Potter film is almost upon us! And in fact last night was the London premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II. The Hollywood Reporter has some lovely photos up, including...
May 16 2011

The Handy-Dandy Survival Guide to Shipping Doomed Couples

You know who you are. You thought that in Little Women, Laurie should have married Jo instead of Amy; and in Romeo and Juliet, Juliet seemed all right but you always wondered why Romeo never worked...
May 8 2011

The Great Debate: Is It Better to Seek Out or Avoid Spoilers?

Point, from Natasha: I’m a weird reader; I refuse to read anything—I mean, ANYTHING—about a book until it’s in my hands. Only for series that have a new book coming out,...
April 28 2011

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 Trailer!

This brand-new trailer for Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows has just been unleashed into the world; you like? Meanwhile, at H&H HQ, the Harry Potter Virgin Club Roundtable is very excited...
April 22 2011

Homosexual Characters in Urban Fantasy and Paranormal Romance

Urban Fantasy and Paranormal Romance are both known for the overabundance of testosterone and the overpopulation of kick-ass heroines and Alpha heroes. If I’m being honest with myself—and...
April 15 2011

Harry Potter Virgin Club Roundtable: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

The inaugural meeting of the Harry Potter Virgin Club is officially called to order. On the docket for today: Reactions to Book 1, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in the form of a roundtable...
March 23 2011

For The Love Of . . . Paying Outrageous Sums For Books?

Yesterday, Team H & H announced the formation of the Harry Potter Virgin Club, where redline_ and lizmaverick have agreed to read the Harry Potter series—all of it—for the first...