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scarlettleigh
August 14 2014

Drinking to Numb the Pain: Addicted Heroines in Romance

Incorporating addiction into a story can be very challenging for an author. Most of us have been around family and friends who've lost control of their life to either drugs or alcohol. And some...
teamhandh
July 27 2014

RWA Announces 2014 RITA and Golden Heart Winners

Tonight, the RWA capped off its 2014 conference with the annual RITA  and Golden Hearts awards ceremony. Relive the event through our Twitter feed or read on for a complete list of this year's...
Myretta
July 18 2014

First Look: Molly O’Keefe’s Between the Sheets (July 29, 2014)

Molly O'Keefe Between the Sheets (Boys of Bishop) Bantam / July 29, 2014 $7.99 print / $4.99 digital After years of running, Wyatt Svenson has now parked himself in Bishop, Arkansas,...
teamhandh
June 26 2014

H&H Bloggers Recommend: Best Reads of June 2014

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...
VictoriaJanssen
June 9 2014

First Look: Summer Rain Anthology (June 9, 2014)

Sarah Frantz, ed.; Ruthie Knox, Molly O’Keefe, Charlotte Stein et al. Summer Rain Pink Kayak Press / June 9, 2014 / $10.99 print, $3.99 digital In this romance anthology, RITA-Award...
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....
JenniferProffitt
May 16 2014

Trope of the Month: Childhood Sweethearts!

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...
teamhandh
May 7 2014

Exclusive Cover Reveal!: Molly O’Keefe’s Seduced

Today we're thrilled to reveal the cover for Molly O'Keefe's Seduced. For those of you who've been clamoring for more westerns, here it is! It also has an intensely emotional edge, with...
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....
scarlettleigh
November 18 2013

All is Forgiven?: When Characters Do Bad Things

There are numerous reason why a book doesn’t work for a reader. But one of the most common is that the reader doesn’t have empathy for the character or condone his or her actions. But as...
Janga
October 22 2013

First Look: Molly O’Keefe’s Wild Child (October 29, 2013)

Molly O’Keefe Wild Child Bantam / October 29, 2013/ $7.99 print & digital Monica Appleby is a woman with a reputation. Once she was America’s teenage “Wild Child,”...
MollyOKeefe
October 18 2013

Pick Your Favorite Flavor: Sweet and Spicy Small-Town Romance

Today H&H welcomes authors RaeAnne Thayne and Molly O'Keefe; RaeAnne's upcoming release, Christmas in Snowflake Canyon is another book in her Hope's Crossing series, while Molly O'Keefe's...
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...
Janga
August 30 2013

Redeeming the Heroine from Balogh, Phillips, O’Keefe and More!

Romance readers are notoriously tough on heroines. Some have theorized that readers hold heroines to a stricter standard because most romance readers are women who, in significant numbers, cast themselves...
MFrampton
April 8 2013

Exclusive Cover Reveal: Molly O’Keefe’s Wild Child!

Today we're pleased to exclusively reveal the cover for Molly O'Keefe's Wild Child, which sounds like it'll be another complex contemporary with lots of hot steamy romance (and bonus...
Janga
March 25 2013

You Are What You Wear: Clothing in Romance Novels

We all know how important clothing is in real life. It functions as a primary means of nonverbal communication to inform a watching world about who we are. Clothing can reveal—or sometimes conceal—gender,...
MollyOKeefe
January 28 2013

Author Molly O’Keefe on Bad Marriages in Romance Novels

Today we're happy to welcome author Molly O'Keefe to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Molly's newest release, Crazy Thing Called Love, tells the rekindled romance between two formerly married people....
redline_
January 27 2013

Trope of the Month: Class Differences!

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...
teamhandh
January 18 2013

January 2013 Bloggers’s Recommendations: Secrets, Disasters, and Motorcycles

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...
VictoriaJanssen
January 16 2013

First Look: Molly O’Keefe’s Crazy Thing Called Love (January 29, 2013)

Molly O’Keefe Crazy Thing Called Love Bantam / January 29, 2013 / $7.99 print & digital Dallas TV morning show host Madelyn Cornish is poised, perfect, and unflappable, from...
MFrampton
December 27 2012

Ring in with Romance!: Best of 2012, Day 1

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 reads of 2012, with one stipulation,...
teamhandh
December 5 2012

January 2013 Upcoming Romance Novel Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in January. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got a...
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....
MFrampton
November 27 2012

Trope of the Month: Marriage of Convenience

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...
lizmaverick
November 15 2012

Merry Reading!: A Christmas Reading Roundup

Holiday theme reading is sort of like baking traditional Christmas cookies. You eat cookies all year 'round, but during the holidays you want something that really makes you feel part of the celebration....
teamhandh
August 20 2012

Cover Alert: Molly O’Keefe’s Crazy Thing Called Love!

Contemporary romance author Molly O’Keefe has revealed the cover for her next novel, Crazy Thing Called Love. Earlier this year, Molly shared why she’s so over nice, while Rachel Hyland absolutely...
MollyOKeefe
July 31 2012

Author Molly O’Keefe is So Over “Nice”

Today, author Molly O’Keefe visits Heroes and Heartbreakers to share some of what makes Can’t Buy Me Love and Can’t Hurry Love, both out this month, so great: Her characters. They’re not always...
teamhandh
July 13 2012

July 2012 Recommendations: Heiresses, Tattoos, and OMG Moments

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 they’ve...
KateNagy
July 13 2012

Genre Experiment: H&H Blogger Kate Nagy Reads Molly O’Keefe

H&H’s bloggers are all avid readers, of course, and each has their favorite genre. So, of course, we challenged them to read outside of their favorite genre—to read a book, in fact,...
RachelHyland
June 25 2012

First Look: Molly O’Keefe’s Can’t Buy Me Love (June 26, 2012)

Molly O’Keefe Can’t Buy Me Love Loveswept / June 26, 2012 / $7.99 print and digital  A girl from the wrong side of the tracks, Tara Jean Sweet knows that opportunity will never...