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teamhandh
July 25 2014

Trope of the Month: Time Travel Romances

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
July 24 2014

H&H Bloggers Recommend: Best Reads of July 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...
WendyCrutcher
July 16 2014

With a Bang! Not Your Usual Historicals for July 2014

Here in the States, July means summer vacations, barbeques, July 4th fireworks and soaking up the sun. This month’s crop of not-your-usual historicals certainly gives historical romance fans plenty...
Torifl
July 14 2014

Hotter than a Firecracker: Erotic Recommendations for July 2014

In need of some sexy reading material to fill your e-reader? I’m here for you. Each month I will bring you an assortment of erotic pleasure reads to tempt your palate and your credit card. July...
RachelHyland
July 7 2014

You Bet Your Love: Gambling in Historical Romance

Whist. Vingt et un. Hazard and Loo and Faro and Piquet. If you have ever read a historical, and certainly one set in London between, say, the two Queens Elizabeth, then chances are you have come across...
Moroccan06
June 26 2014

No Boys Allowed: Girls’ Nights Out from Banks, Ashley, and More!

Girls' nights out (GNOs) are usually a night of unrestrained fun, the nights you and your girlfriends get together and just unleash. It usually has three things: good people, good food, and good...
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...
Torifl
June 17 2014

Hot Days, Hotter Nights: Erotic Recommendations for June 2014

In need of some sexy reading material to fill your e-reader? I’m here for you. Each month I will bring you an assortment of erotic pleasure reads to tempt your palate—and your credit card.... June's...
Moroccan06
June 10 2014

Sex with the Ex from Sheehan, Ashley, and More!

How often do you get a second chance? “Sex with the ex” is an already popular trope in the romance genre that has seen a boom in recent books. Who doesn’t love a second chance to make...
scarlettleigh
May 27 2014

Second Chances at First Loves from Higgins, Andersen, Dahl and More!

Over the next couple of weeks, the skies will be filled with mortarboards as millions of students graduate from high school and college. After years of hard work and dedication (for most), their dreams...
SaharaHoshi
May 26 2014

Getting Spirited Away by Manga, LeGuin, Ashley and More

In 2001, I was transfixed by a fantasy tale flowing across a movie screen about a little girl who entered a fantasyland full of mysterious creatures. Less of an acid trip than Alice in Wonderland...
teamhandh
May 23 2014

H&H Bloggers Recommend: Best Reads of May 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...
Torifl
May 22 2014

If I May, Sir: Erotic Recommendations for May 2014

In need of some sexy reading material to fill your e-reader? I’m here for you. Each month I will bring you an assortment of erotic pleasure reads to tempt your palate—and your credit card.... May...
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 made your heart rejoice. Sometimes they are the appetizer and sometimes they are the dessert....
MFrampton
April 25 2014

Trope of the Month: Cabin Romance!

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
April 23 2014

H&H Bloggers Recommend: Best Reads of April 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...
JenniferProffitt
April 16 2014

Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight: Hot Small-Town Contemporaries from Dahl, Dane and More!

Small-town contemporaries have been a niche subgenre going on for decades now, but I have never been gladder that they turned up the heat than when I picked up my first Victoria Dahl. Talk Me Down was...
lucydosch
April 2 2014

Imprisoned by Love: Convict Heroes in Romance Novels

In a romance, can love exist without trust? What happens when your hero is an ex-convict? Several novels introduce heroes who has spent time in prison. Their crimes range from theft to murder, some...
BoxyFrown
March 30 2014

Hog Wild: Best Erotic Motorcycle Club Romances by Sheehan, Wylde, Ashley and More!

Thanks to the allure of gritty television shows such as Sons of Anarchy (and their hot eye-candy stars like Charlie Hunnam) the Motorcycle Club lifestyle has become a popular subject of interest. Recently...
JenniferMcQuiston
March 28 2014

He’s All That: Historical Romance Heroes with Unusual Professions

Today we're joined by author Jennifer McQuiston, whose Moonlight on My Mind is out this week. Moonlight On My Mind's hero is an Earl who's accused of murder—by the heroine, who might...
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...
scarlettleigh
March 13 2014

Just Keep Swimming: Empowering Women’s Fiction

Classifying a book by its genre can be both useful and detrimental. If you have a preference for a certain type of book, then this cataloguing easily helps you find it. But it also means that certain...
MFrampton
March 13 2014

Time Travel, Highlanders, History, and More: What to Read After Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander

Jamie + Claire + hot sex + time travel + Scotland + botany + obsession + spankings + Scots dialect + a lot of red hair + 800+ pages = Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series. Where to begin? Diana...
BrittanyMelson
March 6 2014

10 New Adult Romance Books You Should Read

Over the course of the past few years, New Adult has emerged as a widely accepted and flourishing genre. Before it arrived on the scene, there was a gap in the young adult market for more mature fiction...
SaharaHoshi
March 3 2014

Love Under the Big Top: Circus-Themed Romances

Circus-themed romances are few and far between, but a few stand out as literary gems—and then there are some that would make the Ringling Brothers blush. The first book that stands out in...
teamhandh
February 28 2014

H&H Bloggers Recommend: Best Reads of February 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...
teamhandh
February 27 2014

Trope of the Month: Fake It ’Til You Make Out (or, Faux Lovers)

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...
ChelseaMueller
February 21 2014

Safe Words to Read: Five Books to Read After E.L. James’s Fifty Shades of Grey

We’ve talked quite a bit about Fifty Shades of Grey and its sequels here at Heroes & Heartbreakers. We’re now getting tastes of the upcoming film, and it’s fueling a need...
Torifl
February 18 2014

10 Ménage à Trois Romances You Should Read (An Opinionated Opinion)

A successful ménage à trois romance require the author to write a believable polyamorous relationship, one where each partner loves one another equally. That's one of the reasons that...
Torifl
February 14 2014

February Brings Us Some Spanking-Good Reads: February 2014’s Erotic Recommendations

In need of some sexy reading material to fill your e-reader? I’m here for you. Each month I will bring you an assortment of erotic pleasure reads to tempt your palate—and your credit card.... February...