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JenniferProffitt
June 28 2016

Do You Have a Preference on Who “Falls” First?

When it comes to romance, we know that a couple is going to fall in love, but when it comes to who falls in love first, well that can be fun!  Many times, especially when it comes to an...
CorrinaLawson
May 13 2016

Move Over, Batman vs. Superman: It’s Time for the Ladies!

Make no mistake: Batman Vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice is a bad movie by any objective measure. But in a movie where people make speeches at each other rather than talk and where even the great...
NicoleHelm
May 9 2016

Anatomy of a Bad Girl: One Part Snark, One Part Strength

Three cheers for bad girls! Nicole Helm's most recent release Outlaw Cowboy features a bad girl with a heart of gold and Nicole is here today to deconstruct the bad girl to get what's deep...
JenniferProffitt
April 20 2016

Are You More Willing to Forgive a Hero Than a Heroine?

Many times books, TV shows, and movies get the conflict going with the Big Unforgivable Thing. Just off the top of our heads we've seen cheating (not usually on the other half of the couple,...
teamhandh
April 8 2016

On Spoilers and Smart Heroines: The Comments That Made Our Week

We at Heroes and Heartbreakers are so proud of and thankful for this wonderful community. Thank you for always adding a little extra sparkle to our week. In honor of Fan Friday, we want to give a special...
teamhandh
March 18 2016

On Knitting & The Dishy Sgt. Hathaway: Comments That Made Our Week

We at Heroes and Heartbreakers are so proud of and thankful for this wonderful community. Thank you for always adding a little extra sparkle to our week. In honor of Fan Friday, we want to give...
Torifl
March 17 2016

Who is Jane Yellowrock? Meet Faith Hunter’s Skinwalker

Faith Hunter’s best selling dual natured urban fantasy heroine, Jane Yellowrock, has entertained fans since first meeting her in book one-Skinwalker-which released in 2009. With 9 full length...
JohnJacobson
March 16 2016

Dumplin’ and the Unapologetic Beauty of a Fat Heroine

Fun Fact from Team H&H: Dumplin' was just named RT Magazine's Book of the Year.  Beauty pageants are a world unto their own. We’ve seen the likes of Toddlers and Tiaras...
teamhandh
March 11 2016

Edible Cumberbatch & The Perfect Roarke: Comments That Made Our Week

We at Heroes and Heartbreakers are so proud of and thankful for this wonderful community. Thank you for always adding a little extra sparkle to our week. In honor of Fan Friday, we want to give...
juliabroadbooks
March 11 2016

“Old” is New Again: Finding Love in Late Fall

I’ve been a romance reader for many years. I can remember bodice rippers - the real ones. Back in those days all heroines were dainty little pearls. Slender of neck and ankle, with roses...
Nicola R. White
March 4 2016

The Merry Widow: Hot Romance and the Widowed Heroine

There’s a reason the term “merry widow” has become synonymous with the sexy corselet—love the second time around can be hot, hot, hot! Just like the corset/bra combination...
KateJSquires
February 17 2016

Childless by Choice: When Heroines Decide They Don’t Want Children

I have a romance pet peeve.  The second the heroine complains of a gurgling tummy, a lack of interest in drinking, or vomits even once, I’ll lift my head from the pages and scream loudly,...
SaharaHoshi
February 10 2016

Body Diversity: Plus-Size Women in Romance

Do curvier women make better romance heroines? Some people would say yes, some would say no, others, like myself, want to champion for body diversity in romance while at the same time taking a...
JenniferProffitt
January 25 2016

What Real Celebrity Would Make a Great Romance Character?

It is no secret on the Twitterverse that I love Tom Hiddleston, and I think he'd make a great romance hero. There are a ton celebrities—David Gandy, Blake Lively, Chris Evans to name...
Rhyll Biest
January 13 2016

WWJD: 7 Reasons to Love Jessica Jones

There are several aspects of Jessica Jones that are not only rare as panda sex but very good news for viewers tired of superhero series and movies that depict women as either kung fu sex kittens...
January 12 2016

Dapper AF: Crushing on Dapper Women

Today we're thrilled to welcome Tamsen Parker to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Tamsen is part of the For the First Time anthology featuring some pretty stellar stories—as the cover copy promises,...
JenniferProffitt
December 18 2015

Who’s the Most Relatable Character?

Whether the heroine likes all the same things you do, or it's a secondary character that says all the same things we do, it's great to have a character we can relate to! In fact, if romances—which...
JenniferProffitt
November 30 2015

What Is Your Favorite New Name in Romance?

Back in July, Nicole Leapheart shared some name trends she had noticed in romance. Like many trends—in the book world and beyond—names can come in phases and what was old is new again,...
JaneKriel
November 4 2015

Stepping Back: In Defense of the Romance Novel Cover

Romance readers are blessed with the best book covers of any genre in my humble opinion. These images are familiar to all.  Pirates, maidens, rakes, lords and cowboys all gloriously posed, their...
jlemmon
November 3 2015

Under the Mistletoe: 12 Signs You May Be the Heroine in a Holiday Romance

Today we're thrilled to welcome Jessica Lemmon to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Halloween is behind us, and now we have the holidays—and holiday romance novels—to look forward to! Jessica's...
maggieboyd66
October 7 2015

Going Goth: 5 Signs You Might Be a Gothic Romance Heroine

My first experiences of romance novels were the terrific tales of Victoria Holt, Mary Stewart and Phyllis A. Whitney. I was disappointed when I realized that the delicious men who made me shiver...
slowlyfallingsnowflake
September 11 2015

Every Woman Needs an Everywoman: In Defense of the Mary Sue

What is a Mary Sue heroine? You know her; you actually like to read about her and pretty much know she walks on water. Mary Sue heroines tend to be the extremely likable, friendly and often having...
August 17 2015

Girl Power: Authentic Female Friendships in Romance Novels

Today we're thrilled to welcome Chloe T. Barlow to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Chloe's latest release in her Gateway to Love series, Shanghai Wind, came out earlier this summer. Romances...
PaigeTyler
August 7 2015

3 Tips from Romance for Surviving in a Male Dominated Field

Today we're thrilled to have Paige Tyler on Heroes and Heartbreakers. Paige's latest release in her SWAT series, Wolf Trouble, features a female werewolf who's the very first female...
JenniferProffitt
May 6 2015

Gender Swap: Where Are the Lady Billionaires?

What abt lady billionaires with hot PAs? https://t.co/9uLh96IZRm — Sasha Devlin (@SashaDevlin) April 28, 2015   Okay, some of us are sick of billionaires—there are officially...
JulieAnneLong
April 1 2015

Falling for You: Fallen Women in Romance Novels from Chase, Burrowes, and More!

Today we're thrilled to welcome Julie Anne Long, whose latest release, It Started with a Scandal, came out yesterday. The heroine of It Started with a Scandal has a, well...scandalous...past and...
JenniferProffitt
March 27 2015

Who’s the Handiest Hero/Heroine?

The weekend approaches, and while we prepare to take a few days off from our day-jobs, the call of home improvement beckons—especially with the nice weather just around the corner!  What...
TessaBailey
March 17 2015

5 Awesomely Unique Heroine Professions in Romance from Cunning, Cole, Roberts, and More!

Today we are pleased to welcome to the site Tessa Bailey, whose first Broke and Beautiful novel, Chase Me, just hit shelves and features a heroine with a very interesting day job. Of course, this just...
maggieboyd66
January 21 2015

Love, Loss, Sisterhood, and Motherhood in Kristin Hannah’s Novels

Stephen King once said, “Life turns on a dime. Sometimes towards us, but more often it spins away, flirting and flashing as it goes: so long, honey, it was good while it lasted, wasn’t it?”...
CodiGary
December 31 2014

If a Bad Girl Goes to a New Year’s Eve Party

Today we have a special treat—author Codi Gary, whose Return of the Bad Girl was released yesterday, is here with a delightful New Year's Eve poem lauding the bad girl and the distinct way...