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November 18 2014

“You’re My 1 in 5 Billion”: 18 Times The X-Files’s Mulder/Scully Ruined Us for All Other TV Romances

No matter how many days, months, or even years it’s been since I last watched an episode of The X-Files, as soon as I queue one up and hit “Play,” I’m sucked right back into...
willaful
September 16 2014

5 Classic Secondary Couples from SEP, Kleypas, Brockmann, and More!

Secondary couples are often an opportunity for authors to take interesting risks; consequently, they're sometimes more memorable than the primary couple. Here are five secondary couples that have...
Janga
September 11 2014

Star-Struck and Bewitched: Top 5 Couples from Barbara Samuel

If I described my top five couples from the fiction of Barbara Samuel without giving title and author, you might justifiably conclude that the pairs figured as protagonists in novels by five different...
AnnaBowling
July 9 2014

Top 10 Scottish Historicals: A Verra Opinionated Opinion

Is it really true that if you’ve read one Scottish romance, you’ve read them all? Not even close. Within this hugely popular subgenre, there is an amazing amount of variety. History can...
darlenemarshall
July 3 2014

I Melt with You: Top 10 ’80s Romances

Ah, the '80s! A decade of big hair, Miami Vice, MTV, Duran Duran, shoulders padded out to there, and an explosion of over-the-top, lush, blooming romances that came to be known as bodice rippers. That...
Amanda Bonilla
May 28 2014

You Know You’re an Urban Fantasy Fan When...

Today we're joined by author Amanda Bonilla, whose Against the Dawn is the fourth book in her Shaede Assassin series. The Shaede assassin in question, Darian, is partnered with, and works for, a...
Sidneyhalston
May 26 2014

Tattoos, Randy Couture, Warrior, and More: 10 Reasons to Love MMA!

Today we welcome author Sidney Halston to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Sidney's Against the Cage comes out May 27, and the hero is a cage fighter who meets a bookworm and teaches her a thing or two....
SaharaHoshi
May 24 2014

Libraries, Bracelets, and Hearts: The 10 Most Coveted Items in Romance from KCole, Singh, Rocha, and More!

Have you ever read a romance novel and said, “I want that?” I know I have. Or has the hero done some romantic gesture that just sweeps you offer your feet? Yeah, I thought so. Below are...
Scarlettleigh
May 22 2014

Melting, Branding, Toe-Curling: The Top 10 Kisses in Contemporary Romance Novels

Kisses—kisses that make your toes curl, and your body hum. They can turn your bones turn to water, and make your heart rejoice. Sometimes they are the appetizer and sometimes they are the dessert....
juliabroadbooks
April 23 2014

Family, Dogs, and Love: Jennifer Crusie’s Various Temptations

Jennifer Crusie has never been an especially prolific author and that’s even more true now. But each of her books sticks with me. I love the crazy plots, the zingy one-liners, the madcap escapades....
PenSingleton
April 17 2014

10 Things I’ve Learned from J.D. Robb’s In Death Series

When I first started reading J.D. Robb's In Death series, there were maybe just six books written in the series, and I had happened to pick up the second book. I loved it and went back the following...
BrittanyMelson
March 6 2014

10 New Adult Romance Books You Should Read

Over the course of the past few years, New Adult has emerged as a widely accepted and flourishing genre. Before it arrived on the scene, there was a gap in the young adult market for more mature fiction...
SugarJamison
March 4 2014

You Know You’re a Romance Reader When...

Today we're joined by Sugar Jamison, whose latest release, Thrown for a Curve, is the newest in her Perfect Fit series, featuring plus-sized heroines whose heroes think they're perfect the way...
willaful
February 27 2014

Be True to Yourself: Ten Life Lessons from Mary Balogh

In a career spanning almost 30 years to date, Mary Balogh has broken numerous boundaries in romance. Sex in traditional Regencies. A courtesan heroine. An adulterous sex addict hero. A heroine who molested...
Torifl
February 18 2014

10 Ménage à Trois Romances You Should Read (An Opinionated Opinion)

A successful ménage à trois romance require the author to write a believable polyamorous relationship, one where each partner loves one another equally. That's one of the reasons that...
jennyb845
January 30 2014

Keeping You in...: Top 10 Romantic Suspense Novels You Should Read

Romantic Suspense is a tricky genre, requiring a perfect balance between its two main elements. If the plot is too heavy on the suspense, romance readers are bound to be disappointed because we love...
jennyb845
November 14 2013

10 Must-Read Male/Male Romances: An Opinionated Opinion

M/m romance (male/male) is a romance sub-genre that has recently exploded in popularity. With some not as well-known authors, it can be hard to find books to cover your reading needs so here is a list...
JenniferPorter
November 5 2013

10 Erotic Romance Novels You Should Read (An Opinionated Opinion)

Everyone has an opinion about essential romance reads, books that they believe fans of the genre must have read. Ideally, these are stories that define the genre or the subgenre. They may not be the...
Janga
October 29 2013

Ghost Writing: Favorite Fictional Ghosts

I wrote a post a couple of years ago about my favorite ghostly romances, but there are other ghosts who have delighted this reader’s heart who are either not protagonists or not characters in...
JenniferProffitt
October 24 2013

Cole Miners: Authors to Read If You Like Kresley Cole

Okay, it might be a little obvious that I like Kresley Cole. Her Immortals After Dark series is hot, sexy, complex, and action-packed—so what’s not to love! While we’re waiting for...
ChelseaMueller
October 21 2013

10 Paranormal Romance Novels You Should Read (An Opinionated Opinion)

We’ve talked about the essentials for romance novels in general and the quintessential regency books, so it’s about time we talked about the vampires, demons and shifter that make paranormal...
WickedLilPixie
October 16 2013

5 Reasons Gregori Ivanov from Lauren Dane’s Cake Would Make an Incredible Boyfriend

In Lauren Dane's Cake, we meet Gregori Ivanov, rock star of the Seattle art scene. With his tattoos, piercings and sensual sneer, Gregori is the ultimate bad boy. But Gregori loves women like he...
cmorgan
October 9 2013

Top 10 Fantasy Novels You Must Read: An Opinionated Opinion

For a while here at Heroes and Heartbreakers I was the romance virgin—someone who hadn't ever picked up a romance book, nor knew just how disturbing words like “quivering” or “throbbing"...
Myretta
October 1 2013

10 Regency Romances You Should Read (An Opinionated Opinion)

To follow Megan's example, I have chosen ten seminal Regency Romances for you. These are not my top ten best Regencies but books that have had an impact on the genre. In fact, if I were trying to...
Scarlettleigh
September 18 2013

Be in the Now: Top 10 Contemporary Romance Novels You Should Read

Back in July, Megan Frampton wrote about The Ten Romance Novels You Should Read (An Opinionated Opinion). Since I read mainly contemporary books, I am weighing in with 10 Contemporary Novels You Should...