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HeatherMassey
June 7 2013

Have Tech, Will Travel: Big List of Tech-Based Time Travel Romances

There are two general modes of travel in time travel romances: magic/paranormal (e.g., magic amulet; portal) and scientific devices (e.g., time machine). As a fan of science fiction romance, I gravitate...
LaurieGold
May 6 2013

May We Read That Again? This Month’s Digital Reissues

Each month, I’ll focus on a variety of digital romance reissues. This month readers will find a two-in-one from Mary Balogh—A Counterfeit Betrothal and The Notorious Rake—available...
LaurieGold
April 8 2013

Spring Marches into E-Books: Newly Digitized Titles for Your E-Reader

As the number of those of us reading digitally continues to grow, more and more backlist titles are becoming available in e-book form. Grand Central, for instance, recently began to digitally publish...
scarlettleigh
April 4 2013

Imperfectly Yours: The Perfection of Heroines

Perfect romance heroines—you've got to love them, right? Or maybe you don’t. For many decades I had a preference for the perfect heroine. Gorgeous—check. Kind, caring, generous,...
HeatherMassey
March 28 2013

Love and Death: Noir Sci-Fi Romance

“A woman doesn't care how a guy makes a living, just how he makes love.” —Rita (Helen Stanton) in The Big Combo (1949) Even if you’ve never heard of the term “film...
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,...
Taragel
March 14 2013

Recommended Reading for Nashville, Sons of Anarchy Characters

Reading is a quiet, mostly solitary act, so it’s rare to see beloved TV characters kicking back and cracking open a paperback. But….you can learn a lot from a book! Whether they’re...
teamhandh
March 13 2013

April 2013 Upcoming Romance Novel Releases Shopping List!

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in April. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got a very...
rszalley
January 25 2013

All the Novel’s a Stage: Theater Settings in Romance Novels

~I once picked up a mystery novel solely based on the fact that it happened in a theater that may have been haunted. I was between productions and wanted a small taste of the world I wasn't...
ldosch
October 27 2012

First Look: Nora Roberts’s The Perfect Hope (November 6, 2012)

Nora Roberts The Perfect Hope Berkley / November 6, 2012 / $9.49 print, $9.99 digital Ryder is the hardest Montgomery brother to figure out—with a tough-as-nails outside and possibly...
Torifl
October 3 2012

I Love Rock ’n’ Roll (Heroes): Rock Stars in Romance Novels

When I was thirteen years old, I attended my very first concert, and it was Rick Springfield's. *swoon* He was my first rock star hero crush. I was convinced he would see me in the crowd, fall madly...
teamhandh
October 3 2012

November 2012 Upcoming Romance Novel Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in November. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got...
ValerieBowman
September 12 2012

Many Different Points of View on...Point of View in Romance Novels

Point of view (POV). When you get a bunch of writers together, those three letters can start a good, old-fashioned donnybrook. These days it seems everyone’s got an opinion on the subject. I’ve...
ldosch
September 2 2012

First Look: J.D. Robb’s Delusion in Death (Sept. 11, 2012)

J.D. Robb Delusion in Death (In Death #35) Penguin Group / Sept. 11, 2012 / $27.95 print, $14.99 digital It was just another after-work happy-hour bar downtown, where business professionals...
rszalley
July 19 2012

SF/F as the Gateway Drug to Romance Novels: McCaffrey, Carey, Lackey, Feehan and More!

Every summer my parents would pack up the family to set off on a family vacation. Each of these trips were preceded by several magical hours spent in the local Waldenbooks acquiring paperbacks to keep...
teamhandh
July 5 2012

August 2012 Upcoming Romance Novel 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...
WickedLilPixie
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...
LaurieGold
June 26 2012

Reader Vertigo: When Series Authors Don’t Fill Us In Well Enough

In My Fair Lady, Henry Higgins asks, “Why can’t a woman be more like a man?” It’s practically sacrilege, but at times I want to ask, “Why can’t paranormal romance,...
jenniferprobst
June 20 2012

Author Jennifer Probst on Complete Opposites in Romance

Today we welcome Jennifer Probst to Heroes and Heartbreakers to discuss the very real adage that “opposites attract.” Jennifer’s The Marriage Bargain has taken readers by storm, landing...
teamhandh
June 18 2012

July 2012 Upcoming Romance 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 specific...
Brie.Clem
June 11 2012

A Busman’s Holiday (or When Characters Have the Same Job You Do)

My dad is a doctor, and years ago we got hooked on the TV show ER. We used to watch it together as a father-daughter bonding experience. Worst. Idea. Ever. He was critical of every single tiny little...
teamhandh
May 30 2012

June 2012 Upcoming Romance Releases Shopping List!

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in June. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got a very specific...
Limecello
May 29 2012

Fit, Hot, and Rich: Why Athlete Heroes Score with Romance Readers

I enjoy a good romance featuring a athlete hero, and I also enjoy sports. But the thing is, a lot of women who are indifferent to sports, or even dislike them, love sports romances. It’s not...
teamhandh
April 30 2012

April 2012 Recommendations: Suspense, Zombie Vampires, and The Fifty Shades Legacy

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...
LaurieGold
April 29 2012

Dear Ms. Nora Roberts: Please Give In Death’s Eve and Roarke the Holidays Off

I look forward to a new In Death novel from J.D. Robb twice a year. Early on I felt the same about her holiday offerings (“Midnight in Death,” “Interlude in Death”), but if I...
buriedbybooks
April 26 2012

Romance in the Ruins: Archaeology and Adventure Romances

Sun, sand, mysteries from times long past... There’s just something so inherently romantic about archaeology. Sure, it’s a lot of tedious digging, but it’s also a field where each discovery changes...
ldosch
April 26 2012

First Look: Nora Roberts’s The Last Boyfriend (May 1, 2012)

Nora Roberts The Last Boyfriend (Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy #2) Berkley / May 1, 2012 / $16.00 print, $9.99 digital Owen is the organizer of the Montgomery clan, running the family’s construction...
teamhandh
April 25 2012

May 2012 Upcoming Romance Releases Shopping List!

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in May. This time around, we’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve...
Janga
April 17 2012

Fresh Meat: Nora Roberts’s The Witness (April 17, 2012)

Nora Roberts The Witness Putnam / April 17, 2012 / $27.95 HC, $14.99 digital Daughter of a controlling mother, Elizabeth finally let loose one night, drinking at a nightclub and allowing...
Torifl
April 2 2012

BDSM: Role-Playing in Erotic Romance

After scratching the surface in BDSM: Spelling It Out in Erotic Romance, I wanted to further explore the world of BDSM in an attempt to understand this alternative lifestyle and its appeal. There are...