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December 4 2014

25 Romances of Christmas: Holiday Romance Recommendations

While the holidays are creeping in, it might be just the time to start in on that list—the books on your To Be Read list, that is. Over the next few weeks Phoebe Chase and Jennifer Proffitt will...
May 16 2014

“I’m Not Bad, I’m Just Drawn That Way": Top 5 Bad Girls in Romance Novels

I read a lot of comic books when I was a youngster. While I admired Wonder Woman and thought it would be neat to be an Amazon princess and carry a sword, the person I really wanted to be, the one...
May 13 2014

Let’s Get Kraken on Meljean Brook’s The Kraken King Serial

Meljean Brook’s Iron Seas series is a rip roaring steampunk adventure filled with dastardly pirates, scary sea monsters, steamy romance, political intrigue, and devious adversaries. In her...
February 5 2014

Exclusive Cover Reveal: Meljean Brook’s The Kraken King!

February's already off to a Kraken good start! Today, Heroes and Heartbreakers is excited to reveal the covers for the first three parts of Meljean Brook's eight-part Iron Seas serial novel, The...
October 8 2013

Everything is Better with Sky Pirates: Reading Meljean Brook’s Heart of Steel

Pirates Versus Zombies – Heart of Steel by Meljean Brook I've been reading and reviewing romance novels for more than six months now, and not every book I've read has worked for me....
September 20 2013

H&H Bloggers Recommend: Best Reads of September 2013

Each month, we ask our bloggers to share the best thing they’ve read (or things, plural, if our bloggers declare a tie ’cause they just can’t choose). It doesn’t have to...
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...
July 10 2013

Most Unusual World-Building from Darynda Jones, Meljean Brook, Lauren Dane, and More!

The greatest appeal of the paranormal genre and its various limbs—urban fantasy, steampunk, dystopian romance—is the endless possibility contained within. This is a place where authors make...
June 19 2013

July 2013 Romance New 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...
March 16 2013

If at First You Don’t Succeed—Series That Improve After the First Book

Larissa Ione's epic Demonica series. Lisa Kleypas's delightful Hathaways. Meljean Brook's swashbuckling Iron Seas series. These series that pull from every genre imaginable have one very...
December 29 2012

Ring in with Romance!: Best of 2012, Day 3

May old friends be forgot? We don't think so! We're celebrating our favorite reads with five days of the Best of 2012. We asked our bloggers for their favorite recommendations of 2012,...
December 7 2012

Character-Worthy Cities: Downside, Bon Temps, Caldwell, The Hollows, and More

Worldbuilding can make or break a book for me. If the setting is strong enough, I’m able to sink into the novel. I’m an escapist reader, so I want to be transported elsewhere. It’s...
September 25 2012

Play with Me!: Romance Novel Heroines and Their Sex Toys

I read Romance because I like love stories, exploring different relationships and meeting new people. I also like sex and reading about it. I particularly enjoy reading about women who revel in their...
September 14 2012

September 2012 Recommendations: Threesomes, Archangels, and Dark Queens

At the end of last year, we ran our fabulous bloggers’ lists of top reads of the year. Those posts were so fun that we’ve decided to continue, asking our bloggers to share the best thing...
August 31 2012

Kicking Ass and Taking Names: Action Heroines from Vincent, Brook, Moning, and More

Hollywood movies have figured out what romance and fantasy readers have known for years: Women kick ass. Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games) told moviegoers women can lead a rebellion. Black...
August 26 2012

First Look: Meljean Brook’s Riveted (September 4, 2012)

Meljean Brook Riveted Penguin / September 4, 2012 / $10.98 print, $9.99 digital A century after a devastating volcanic eruption forced Iceland’s inhabitants to abandon its shores, the...
August 7 2012

September 2012 Upcoming Romance Novel 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...
July 2 2012

Which Hero is on Your “List"?, Part 2

We are back with Part 2 of our H&H bloggers “List” choices—the list is the fictionalized version of characters you would love to see nekkid if you could, where not even your spouse or partner...
June 18 2012

You Just Keep Me Hanging On: Cliffhangers in Romance Novels

*****Note: since we’re talking about cliffhangers, there will be spoilers.***** Endings are tricky things. They can make or break a book. A reader may forgive a weak beginning, but never a...
March 12 2012

Meljean Brook’s Riveted Has a Cover!

The cover for the third book in steampunk romance author Meljean Brook’s Iron Seas series, Riveted, has been revealed. Here’s the official description for Riveted, due out on September 4, 2012: A...
March 7 2012

Amazing and Bizarre Prosthetics in Steampunk Romance

Before the advent of biomechatronics, prosthetic limbs ranged from the eerily crude to the surprisingly sophisticated. Early prosthetics were made from materials such as wood, bronze, iron, and copper....
February 14 2012

Steamy Computer Screens: Book Boyfriend Wallpapers

I would love to give you guys framed photos of your fictional sweethearts for Valentine’s Day, but they don’t exist, and I’m not made of money. Instead, I’ve rounded up some seriously hot wallpapers...
January 4 2012

Erotic Anthologies from Lora Leigh, Jaci Burton, Shiloh Walker, and more!

As a connoisseur of erotic books, I find that erotic anthologies are like ice cream sundaes—different flavors all mix together to offer a new and unique taste. Some you’ll like. Some you...
November 12 2011

The Gateway Experiment: The Virgin and the Vampire; or, A Guy Reads His First Paranormal

You know, I thought I was ready for romance. I thought that with my first historical I was ready to take on the Romance world; me against the odds, one man fighting the good fight, and all that. Well,...
October 22 2011

The Gateway Experiment: In Which A Romance Virgin Reads His First Historical

I signed up for this whole ordeal not knowing where it would go. Then they handed me my books and things got suddenly real.  An untold amount of preconceptions ran through my head. All ones I’m...
October 5 2011

The Gateway Experiment: So...What’d We Pick?

Last week, we asked H&H readers to toss their suggestions for The Gateway Experiment: Christopher Morgan Reads Romance. And the suggestions were fabulous, thank you! So this week, we’ve given...
September 29 2011

Fiction Affliction: Diagnosing October Releases in Urban Fantasy, Horror, and Paranormal Romance

The Symptoms: Despite rumors to the contrary, vampires just keep rising from the dead. And so do zombies. Werewolves are dwindling in numbers, angels have all but disappeared — but there...
September 6 2011

New Release Madness! What’s Your Favorite Way to Inhale New Releases?

Today is a big release day for romantic fiction; there’s J.R. Ward’s Envy coming out today, Nalini Singh’s Archangel’s Blade, Meljean Brook’s Demon Marked, Christine Feehan’s Dark Predator,...
May 18 2011

Doomsday Sex: A Different Kind of Rapture

So apparently the world might end this Saturday. Doomsday, and all. What if there were a way—a very pleasant way—to stave off the world's end? As romance readers, we've...