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teamhandh
November 25 2014

Mr. Grey, Travis Family, Thor, and More: Gifts for Your Singular Reading Tastes

This time of year, it's not unusual for people to gift and receive self-help books, or to listen to music that they wish was the soundtrack for their lives. Sure, those kinds of things are fine,...
teamhandh
November 14 2014

H&H Debriefing #20: Fifty Shades of Adaptations

It's that time again! In a new edition of the H&H Debriefing, Team H&H's Megan, Jenn, and Heather discuss the new Fifty Shades of Grey trailer and open up the floor to a wider discussion...
JessicaMoro
October 18 2014

The Ties that Bind: Siblings in Romance Novels from Ashley, Roberts, Andre, and More!

Coming from a large family, I always enjoy reading romance books that also feature sibling relationships. Protectors, confidantes, and allies all rolled into one, your siblings can prove to be your...
ldosch
October 16 2014

First Look: Nora Roberts’s Blood Magick (October 28, 2014)

Nora Roberts Blood Magick Penguin / October 28, 2014 / $17.00 print, $9.99, digital County Mayo is rich in the traditions of Ireland, legends that Branna O’Dwyer fully embraces in...
Scarlettleigh
October 4 2014

Meet-Cute (and Not So Cute): First Encounters in Romance from Roberts, James, and More!

Authors have a challenge to come up with creative ways for the heroine and hero to meet. For better or worse, this encounter sets the tone for the book, since it is pretty much the gotcha scene that...
teamhandh
September 17 2014

October 2014 Romance Novel New Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in October. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got a...
Scarlettleigh
September 3 2014

Sweet Sacrifice: Heroic Sacrifices from Kleypas, O’Keefe, Phillips, and More!

This past spring, I talked about heroines that made sacrifices for their family in What We Do for Love: Sacrificing Heroines from Higgins, Carr, and More so it only seemed fair that I chat about the...
Janga
August 22 2014

A Sigh of Lovers: Top 5 Nora Roberts Couples

Since I have read nearly every novel Nora Roberts has written, I had an enormous sigh of lovers to consider in selecting a top five. I could have chosen a top twenty more easily. But after due consideration,...
Janga
August 13 2014

So Romantic: Favorite Grand Gestures in Romance Fiction

I’m a romantic. I can appreciate a sizzling scene, but I confess that, with few exceptions, once I close a book, the scenes that earned it a high sensuality rating tend to blur into memories of...
Scarlettleigh
August 6 2014

Dog Daze: Working Dogs in Romance Novels from Ayres, Kantra, and More!

I am no stranger to perusing books because of dogs on the cover, or because canines are mentioned in the blurb. I discussed it in an H&H post, Must Love Dogs (and Cats): Animals in Romance...
teamhandh
July 23 2014

August 2014 Romance Novel 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...
LaurieGold
July 10 2014

Justify My Love: The 12 Best ’90s Romance Novels

The ten best romances of the 1990s...who can possibly say? Should I choose one book per year? How about titles with tons of buzz for what now seems just a moment in time (The Lover by Robin...
teamhandh
June 25 2014

J.D. Robb’s In Death Series Optioned for Film!

Ready for some big news, In Death fans? Amber Entertainment announced on Monday that it has acquired the film rights to the series! Here's their tweet, which links to an announcement on J.D....
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....
JanetW
May 9 2014

These Mothers Will Go Down in History: Moms in Historical Romances by Roberts, Balogh, Heyer and More!

Whether married or widowed, rich or poor, mothers in historical novels are an interesting lot. Most of them wield influence within their family circle but they do not have the external power of a father...
Torifl
April 28 2014

From Trixie Belden to Anne Calhoun: A Journey to Adulthood

Reading was my escape from reality when I was growing up. My childhood wasn’t sublime and I spent a large portion of time by myself. So I read. Books were my escape as they didn’t judge,...
lucydosch
April 11 2014

First Look: Nora Roberts’s The Collector (April 15, 2014)

Nora Roberts The Collector Putnam / April 15, 2014 / $27.95 print, $14.99 digital When professional house-sitter Lila Emerson witnesses a murder/suicide from her current apartment-sitting...
Scarlettleigh
April 10 2014

Oh, Baby!: Pregnancy in Romance Novels, Part 2

In the first pregnancy in romance novels post, I talked a little bit about unplanned pregnancy in romance, but there are so many different scenarios evolving pregnancy, such as an already pregnant by...
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
March 26 2014

Binding, Broken, or Unraveling: Family Ties in Romance Novels

Family: any group of persons closely related by blood, as parents, children, uncles, aunts, and cousins. For better or worse, we all have families. And this unit influences us for most...
lucydosch
March 24 2014

First Look: Nora Roberts’s Shadow Spell (March 25, 2014)

Nora Roberts Shadow Spell Berkley / March 25, 2014 / $17.00 print, $9.99 digital With the legends and lore of Ireland running through his blood, falconer Connor O’Dwyer is proud...
JanetW
March 17 2014

Getting Your Irish Up: Irish Romance from Roberts, Heyer, and More!

Whether it’s a mystery with romantic elements, a historical, or a contemporary, commonalities persist when the story takes place in Ireland. An exploration of Irish romances shows that there’s...
teamhandh
February 19 2014

March 2014 Romance Novel New Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in March. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got a very...
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...
teamhandh
December 26 2013

January 2014 Romance Novel New 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...
teamhandh
November 21 2013

December 2013 Romance Novel New Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in December. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got...
Janga
November 7 2013

Addicted to Love: Anticipating Series Books from Beverley, Kleypas, Roberts, and More!

My name is Janga, and I’m a series addict. The habit goes back to childhood when my favorite fictional characters—Jo March, Anne Shirley, and Betsy Ray—were featured in series that...
Sarah Morgan
October 30 2013

Stranded in the Snow with Roberts, Cornick, and More!

Today we're joined by author Sarah Morgan, whose Sleigh Bells in the Snow is heating up the romance! Sarah's heroine is so over the holidays, but finds the hero's own particular brand of...
ldosch
October 22 2013

First Look: Nora Roberts’s Dark Witch (October 29, 2013)

Nora Roberts Dark Witch Berkley / October 29, 2013 / $17.00 print, $9.99 digital With indifferent parents, Iona Sheehan grew up craving devotion and acceptance. From her maternal grandmother,...
LaurieGold
October 3 2013

Murky and Glorious Pasts: Authors Who Switch Genres

Over the summer I wrote a blog entry at All About Romance listing my top ten romances. Among the responses was one from a reader unfamiliar with “historical Garwoods.” It reminded me of...