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teamhandh
November 22 2013

New Vampire Academy Trailer: This Rose Has Thorns!

The full-length theatrical trailer for Vampire Academy is here! The movie, based on the first book in Richelle Mead's YA series by the same name, is directed by Mark Waters (Mean Girls, Just...
teamhandh
August 14 2013

Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters Teaser Trailer Debuts!

While the full trailer for Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters won't be revealed until this evening (7:30 p.m. EDT, according to author Richelle Mead), the film company has released this teaser...
ChelseaMueller
July 31 2013

5 Reasons Bloodlines’ Adrian Ivashkov Would Make an Awesome Boyfriend

If you’re a regular reader here at Heroes and Heartbreakers, you may know I 'shipped Rose and Dimitri in Richelle Mead’s highly successful Vampire Academy series, which is about to be...
MFrampton
May 15 2013

More Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters Casting News!

Earlier, we reported on the casting for Richelle Mead's Vampire Academy series being turned into film (and Chelsea Mueller assured us “it's going to be okay.”) In addition to...
ChelseaMueller
February 5 2013

Vampire Academy Movie Casting: It’s Going to be Okay!

Every time a beloved book gets made into a movie there is a flurry of negativity. The fear that the movie will ruin all we hold dear makes us lash out. Remember when Robert Pattinson was cast as Edward...
SarahFine
October 17 2012

Author Sarah Fine on Plausible Heroines in Action-Driven YA

We're pleased to welcome author Sarah Fine to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Sarah's Sanctum is the first book in her Guards of the Shadowlands series, and features a seventeen year-old heroine who...
ChelseaMueller
October 2 2012

YA Spinoff Success: Mead, Kagawa, Cremer, and Cast

Have authors of young adult novels found the right way to do spinoff series? In the last year or two, several young adult series favorites have come to a close. But the shelves are being filled with...
teamhandh
July 24 2012

Best YA of All Time?

We have a bit of a YA Crush here at H&H, so we were delighted to learn that NPR is putting together a list of the Top 100 YA Novels OF ALL TIME.  The epic nomination list includes novels...
ChelseaMueller
July 18 2012

Stellar Sophomores: Karen Marie Moning, Richelle Mead, and More Series Authors with Great Second Installments

A favorite series doesn’t always start with a knockout book. We all have the friend who recommends her favorite author with the caveat “just get past the first book.” And, well, we’re just not...
ChelseaMueller
May 27 2012

YA Boys of Summer from Michelle Rowen, Richelle Mead, Jennifer Echols and More!

While September and October tend to be huge release months for young adult literature, there are some great summer books, too. In fact, I’m of the mind summer is the best time for YA swooning. And...
SyndeKorman
March 20 2012

Oh, The Places You’ll Go!: Top PNR/Urban Fantasy Destinations from Ward, Bennett, Harrison, and More!

Many people read—especially romance novels and other genre fiction—to escape the stresses of daily life. No need to remind you of a bad economy or rising gas prices; all you have to do is...
ChelseaMueller
January 17 2012

Killing for Love: Sons of Anarchy’s Jax and Richelle Mead’s Dorian

There are certain things that when you explain aloud sound awful. For example, think of explaining the plot of The Hunger Games to a friend: It’s an exhilarating read with a great message—oh...
ChelseaMueller
January 11 2012

Bad Friend Heroines from Richelle Mead, Charlaine Harris, Karina Cooper and More!

As romance readers, we often joke about book boyfriends—the heroes we get all weak in the knees over. But what about the women? We invest so much time with the heroines in our favorite series,...
DanielleMonsch
January 10 2012

Concluding a Series with a Cliffhanger: Unanswered Questions in Richelle Mead’s Dark Swan Series

One hopes author Richelle Mead is not sensitive to negative reader reaction. If she is, this is not the week she wants to be on the internet. Richelle Mead is an Urban Fantasy and YA writer with...
ChelseaMueller
December 10 2011

Wishful Thinking: Dear Santa

Dear Santa, Hi, Santa. It’s Chelsea. I’m pretty sure you and I are on the same wavelength and agree that reading very sexy books should not put one on the naughty list. In fact, recommending...
SyndeKorman
October 19 2011

It’s Hard Out There for a Mage: Professions in Urban Fantasy

Making a living in this economy isn’t easy for anyone, let alone your favorite UF/PNR characters. Getting shot at, bitten, burned, staked or banished are only half their problems. Some of them...
ChelseaMueller
October 17 2011

Open Letter to Kick-Ass Heroines: I Don’t Want Your Life

I love strong heroines. Whether it’s romance or urban fantasy, if the main character can’t hold her own, we’re not friends. Generally, they’re people I identify with or want to be more like....
SyndeKorman
September 21 2011

Harry Potter’s Wand Doesn’t Have as Much of a Spark Anymore: Magic in Urban Fantasy

I’ve just finished reading a spate of urban fantasy books where magic was a crucial element to the plot. Not just a causal casting of a love spell, but a more esoteric kind of magic where summonings...
ChelseaMueller
September 9 2011

Getting YA Right: Richelle Mead, Kim Harrison, Sophie Jordan, Lili St. Crow

I can’t tell you how often I get curious looks when I tell others I read YA books. Their expressions get even more clouded when I reference reading something dark and sexy like Eve Silver’s Body...
BrittanyMelson
August 23 2011

When Adult Authors Take a Walk on the YA Side: Richelle Mead, Kady Cross, and More

According to a list recently released by Forbes, three of the top five highest paid authors are James Patterson, Stephenie Meyer, and Rick Riordan. What do they all have in common, aside from millions...
ChelseaMueller
August 21 2011

Top 5 YA Alpha Heroes: Dimitri Belikov, Prince Ash, Jace Wayland, Will Rutledge, Sam Roth

Young adult paranormal romances line the shelves these days, and while the protagonists may be in their late teens, don’t think you can’t relate. Better yet, add a powerful, protective alpha hero...