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October 14 2015

Space Age: Older Heroines in Sci-Fi Romance

Older heroines in sci-fi romance are pretty scarce, but two 2015 releases made me realize how much I want more heroines in this category. Older heroines seem fresh and the life issues they face...
June 30 2015

10 Women’s Fiction Audiobooks You Should Listen To

Have you heard? June is Audiobook month so let’s send off the month by celebrating their wonder. If you are only listening to books on long trips in the car or on the plane then you are...
April 12 2015

Short, Dark, and Handsome: Average Height Heroes in Romance Novels from Balogh, Bujold, and More!

“Tall, Dark and Handsome.” What a cliché! How boring to always have the same old, same old in our novels and films. How do you recognize the hero? He’s the tall one! The...
March 17 2015

Romance News Roundup: Donna Grant Q&A, Reaper’s Fall Description, and More Vorkosigans!

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. —Have any burning questions for Dark Kings...
March 4 2015

Ray Guns and Relationships: Finding the Balance in Science Fiction Romance

Today we're thrilled to welcome Christie Meierz to the site, whose latest release The Fall, came out on Monday. Christie writes science fiction romance, and love in a galaxy far, far away are no...
January 11 2015

Aral and Cordelia Reveal Their Souls in Lois McMaster Bujold’s Cordelia’s Honor

Commander Cordelia Naismith of the Expeditionary Force of the cosmopolitan, highly enlightened planet Beta, has experienced a singularly eventful first command. She and her team—a scientific survey—have...
July 31 2014

Get Out Your Handkerchiefs: Reviewing the Black Moment from Balogh, Howard, Phillips, and More!

Ah, despair! We all love a funny romance with rakish pirates, but every now and then we want an author to rip out our heart and stomp all over it with pointy little stilettos. When you read any...
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...
April 11 2013

Romantic Fantasy from Elliott, McCaffrey, Wells, and More!

I came to romance as an adult reader, and realized that what attracted me were things I had always sought out in my other genre reading, whether fantasy, science fiction, or mystery: interesting characters...
September 4 2012

Qhuay: M/Mainstreaming M/Man-Love in J.R. Ward’s Black Dagger Brotherhood

It’s just possible that you’ve already heard: Qhuay is on the way. J.R. Ward has announced that the next installment of her mega-popular Black Dagger Brotherhood series, Lover At Last, will...
August 10 2012

If You Like Eloisa James, Then You’ll Like _______ ?

We Eloisa James fans got a nice slew of books from her recently (the Happily Ever After historicals based on fairy tales) so, really, we shouldn’t be greedy. And at the end of the month, we’ll get...
July 14 2012

Top 5 Hot Sex Scenes in SF/F

Everyone loves a good sex scene—right? The challenge was made to select the top 5 hot sex scenes in a variety of genres. I chose SF/F, and as you might imagine, it was tricky settling on five memorable...
May 9 2012

Moms of the Future: Why Are There So Few Moms in Sci-Fi Romance?

Ah, motherhood! It’s an unparalleled experience of cuddling with rosy-cheeked babies, holding the wee little hands of children during their wide-eyed discovery of the world’s myriad experiences,...
April 5 2012

The Shards of Honor Gateway: Author Mary Jo Putney on Romance in the Vorkosiverse

Today we are honored to host Mary Jo Putney at Heroes and Heartbreakers. Mary Jo’s upcoming release is No Longer A Gentleman, a historical romance in her Lost Lords series. Mary Jo has won numerous...
August 28 2011

Falling in Love with Lois McMaster Bujold’s Vorkosigan Series

Lois McMaster Bujold’s Vorkosigan series is, yes, pretty long (there are “suggested reading order” lists all over the internet). It might seem scary at first to see that long list of titles. I’m...