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lwillig
July 3 2014

Welcome! Come Into the Best House Books in Romance Novels

Today we're delighted to welcome author Lauren Willig to Heroes and Heartbreakers. The heroine of Lauren's latest novel, That Summer, inherits a house in England, and it's through sorting...
teamhandh
March 26 2014

RWA Announces 2014 RITA Finalists!

It's that time again—RWA has announced the finalists for this year's RITA and Golden Heart awards!* Romance Writers of America is a nonprofit trade association for romance writers....
BrittanyMelson
February 13 2014

Loyal, Ambitious, and Strong: Winter Athletes as Romance Heroes and Heroines

The athletes currently participating in the 22nd Winter Olympics possess many of the qualities that romance readers are looking for in their favorite fictional heroes and heroines. They're strong,...
LauraKCurtis
February 13 2014

First Look: Jill Shalvis’s Once in a Lifetime (February 18, 2014)

Jill Shalvis  Once in a Lifetime Grand Central / February 18, 2014 / $6.00 print, $5.99 digital After a wrenching loss, Ben McDaniel tried to escape his grief by working in dangerous,...
scarlettleigh
January 9 2014

Must Love Dogs (and Cats): Animals in Romance Novels

While Heroes and Heartbreakers have covered tropes in many forms, there's one that hasn't yet been covered—and also one I find irresistible—which is incorporating animals into the...
JeannieMoon
November 20 2013

Feels Like the First Time: First Loves in Romance

Today we welcome author Jeannie Moon to Heroes and Heartbreakers to talk first loves. Jeannie's new release, Unexpectedly Yours, pairs a geotechnical engineer with a millionaire, and each has something...
teamhandh
October 23 2013

November 2013 Romance Novel New Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in November. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got...
teamhandh
August 21 2013

September 2013 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...
teamhandh
July 24 2013

August 2013 Romance New 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...
teamhandh
July 23 2013

It’s a Boy!: A Royal Baby Roundup

We kind of had a thing for The Royal Wedding. Kate and William's romance swept the world—and swept everyone along with them. When the pair got married in April 2011, all eyes turned to the...
jennyb845
May 17 2013

First Look: Jill Shalvis’s It Had to Be You (May 28, 2013)

Jill Shalvis It Had to Be You Grand Central / May 28, 2013 / $8.00 print, $5.99 digital Ali Winters is not having a good day. Her boyfriend left her, everyone in town thinks she's a...
teamhandh
May 2 2013

Wish You Were Here: News and Gossip from RT Booklover’s Convention

With Lora Leigh and Sylvia Day update, look below for more details! Team H&H's Heather Waters (@redline_) is over in Kansas City, Missouri at the Romantic Times Booklover's Convention....
teamhandh
April 24 2013

May 2013 Upcoming Romance Novel Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in May. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got a very...
Brie.Clem
December 4 2012

Play Ball!: Celebrating the Home Runs in Sports Romance

Sports romances are a sure bet for romance readers, and it's easy to see why. Sports players are part of our collective fantasies, both in and out of fiction, so they work well as romance heroes....
lucydosch
November 1 2012

First Look: Jill Shalvis’s Rescue My Heart (November 6, 2012)

Jill Shalvis Rescue My Heart Penguin Group / November 6, 2012 / $7.99 print & digital After a tragic stint in the National Guards, Adam Connelly returns to Idaho and to Belle Haven,...
teamhandh
October 3 2012

November 2012 Upcoming Romance Novel Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in November. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got...
Dolly_Sickles
September 28 2012

“As You Wish”: Great Lines in Movies and Romance Novels

When I was a kid, my mother and I had the regular habit of going to Sunday matinees after church. Then when I was in college, I worked at a video store during summer and holiday breaks, as did my husband....
lovetoreadforfun
June 25 2012

First Look: Jill Shalvis’s At Last (June 26, 2012)

Jill Shalvis At Last Grand Central / June 26, 2012 / $7.99 digital and print Amy Michaels loves her new life in Lucky Harbor. A waitress in the local diner, she’s looking forward to her...
teamhandh
June 18 2012

July 2012 Upcoming Romance Releases Shopping List!

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in July. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got a very specific...
teamhandh
May 30 2012

June 2012 Upcoming Romance Releases Shopping List!

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in June. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got a very specific...
Limecello
May 29 2012

Fit, Hot, and Rich: Why Athlete Heroes Score with Romance Readers

I enjoy a good romance featuring a athlete hero, and I also enjoy sports. But the thing is, a lot of women who are indifferent to sports, or even dislike them, love sports romances. It’s not...
Brie.Clem
May 3 2012

Beyond Roberts and Phillips: Best Current Contemporary Romance Authors

I like reading about people falling in love and their personal journey towards their happy ending; that’s why I read romance in the first place. I don’t need serial killers, vampires or...
CharliMac
January 22 2012

Getting Lucky in Lucky Harbor: Jill Shalvis’s Head Over Heels

Head Over Heels is Jill Shalvis’s third novel in the Lucky Harbor series, and I hate to say this, but it’s my favorite. I loved the first two, don’t get me wrong, but I’ve been waiting to see...
KellyJamieson
November 10 2011

Worldbuilding in Contemporary Romance: Shalvis, Higgins, Janzen, and More!

When we think of worldbuilding, we’re likely to think about fantasy or paranormal romance where a writer creates an entirely new world for their characters to inhabit. But worldbuilding isn’t just...
buriedbybooks
November 1 2011

RIMBY: Romance in My Own Backyard

You hear a lot about accuracy when it comes to historical romance, but it’s really rare to hear someone crowing about how accurate a contemporary romance is. That’s something I find puzzling, considering...
Torifl
October 29 2011

Fresh Meat: Jill Shalvis, Hope Ramsay, and Katie Lane’s Small Town Christmas (Nov. 1, 2011)

Jill Shalvis, Hope Ramsay, and Katie Lane Small Town Christmas Forever, $2.99, Nov. 1, 2011 Three heartwarming holiday stories to prove that love is the greatest gift of all “Kissing...
CharliMac
October 9 2011

Showing the Love: Jill Shalvis’s Simply Irresistible

Winning a RITA is a Romance Author’s Pulitzer Prize; it’s their time to stand at a podium chanting, “You like my writing! You really, really, like my writing!” The RITA Hall of Fame is filled...
CharliMac
October 1 2011

Adopted Babies Are a Well-Used Trope; Robin Wells and Jill Shalvis Use It Well

Not all adoption dramas end in song, dance, fireworks, and with our own personal Daddy Warbucks. Romance readers expect more. Do they want tried and true tropes? Um, well yes, but at least change...