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August 18 2016

Come Slyther In: Why Snape Might be the Best Character in the Harry Potter Universe

  Severus Snape as played by Alan Rickman If you haven’t read The Harry Potter Series—where have you been for the last 20 years? Needless...
August 11 2016

Ranking the Women of the Harry Potter Universe, A Potterverse Hotness Scale

Who Are the Hottest Women in the Potterverse? NOTE: The below contains some slight, mostly indirect, spoilers for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Continue at your own risk. Yes, the...
August 4 2016

Ranking the Men of the Harry Potter Universe, A Potterverse Hotness Scale

  Who's your hottest Harry Potter character? Who are the best Harry Potter male characters? One of the great joys of reading is falling...
August 1 2016

A History of How Ron and Hermione Got Together—Hogwarts, A Love Story

WARNING: Spoilers for The Cursed Child Ron and Hermione’s relationship can be described in many ways, but I believe the best word for it is tumultuous. Throughout JK Rowling’s...
June 15 2016

The Book Was Better: Romance Novels vs. Screen Adaptation Battle Royale!

The epic battle of book vs screen has been raginging since the beginning of time. Okay, that's an overstatement, but for decades at this point, we have seen our favorite books and series adapted...
December 21 2015

Romance News: Least Favorite Things to Most Favorite TV Shows!

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.** {Did you know you can sign up to receive...
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 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...
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...
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?...
July 24 2012

Best YA of All Time?

We have a bit of a YA Crush here at H&H, so we were delighted to learn that NPR is putting together a list of the Top 100 YA Novels OF ALL TIME.  The epic nomination list includes novels...
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 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 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...
March 22 2011

Harry Potter Virgin Club Announcement

We have a confession. Two of us here at H&H (lizmaverick and myself, redline_) missed the Harry Potter boat. Big time. As in, we’ve never even made it through the first book. When we were...
March 8 2011

Ron Weasley, Romantic Hero?

What defines a romantic hero? Does he have to be sexy? Strong? The most important man in the room? Or can he merely be “the one who gets the girl”? If a story has a strong, intelligent heroine,...