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Rhyll Biest
August 10 2016

Roller Derby in Romance—Get Your Skates Ready!

If you’ve watched Whip It more than once, can tell a blocker from a jammer, and know how to fall small, the odds are that you don’t mind a little roller derby in your romance. After...
May 5 2016

$.99 Shelly Laurenston & Mary Balogh’s Westcott Family Series: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did you know you can sign up to receive Afternoon Tea as an e-mail? Sign up have your daily cuppa delivered...
February 24 2016

March 2016 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 week to make it easier for you to find the newest releases....
February 13 2016

Happy Galentine’s Day: A Look at the Best Female Friendships in Romance

It’s pretty easy to take Valentine’s Day and make it a day about your significant other, but what about a Leslie Knope-Ann Perkins-type relationship? I’d argue that a true Galentine’s...
January 7 2016

Romance News: Shelly Laurenston Deal & Daredevil Trailer!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now. {Did you know you can sign up to receive...
October 14 2015

Friends to Lovers Are the Best...Unless They’re Also Roommates

After writing First Looks on Christina Lauren’s Dark Wild Night and Lauren Layne’s Blurred Lines, I began to notice a theme. Yes, I’m talking about the friends-to-lovers/roommates-to-lovers...
Rhyll Biest
September 18 2015

Beyond a Grovel: 8 Heroines Who Make Their Heroes Work For It!

Some heroines are so hot for the hero they practically have to shove a bag of frozen peas down their panties to ward off spontaneous combustion whenever he looks their way, while others are slower...
Rhyll Biest
June 22 2015

The 10 Romance Heroes You’ll Want Between Your Covers

Forget about those articles that tell you what type of guys you should and shouldn’t date, what about the men between your book covers? Here’s a round up of some of the more unusual...
June 18 2015

Turn the Trope Around: Heroines Take on Male-Dominated Tropes

If I asked you to name common romance tropes most readers could give me a list: brother’s best friend, friends to lovers, alpha billionaire, etc. It’s time to turn these tropes on their...
June 3 2015

Beyond Man’s Best Friend: Unusual Pets in Romance from Laurenston, Pierce, and More!

If you’re on Twitter, Facebook or any sort of social media, you’ve probably seen your friends’ pets or sometimes even your favorite authors’ pets. It’s not surprising...
May 21 2015

Romance News Roundup: Shelly Laurenston & Cynthia Eden Deal and More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now. —Deal Alert #2: Looking for a paranormal...
April 16 2015

Got the Magic in Me: Magical Girls Have It Tough from Sailor Moon, Laurenston, and More!

Source: Re-watching clips of Sailor Moon, I realized that being a magical girl/heroine is pretty difficult. For those not...
March 25 2015

First Look: Shelly Laurenston’s The Unleashing (March 31, 2015)

Shelly Laurenston The Unleashing (Call of Crows #1) Kensington / March 31, 2015 / $15.00 print, $9.99 digital Winging It Kera Watson never expected to face death behind a...
March 6 2015

What the Heart Wants: Spring 2015’s Can’t-Miss Romance Books, Movies, and Shows

March | April | May | Printable Version Even the most avid romance fan has trouble keeping track of all the amazing content released throughout the year. We’ve...
February 25 2015

March 2015 Romance Novel New Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in March. We know you each have your favorite subgenre, but we also know many of you read across genre...
March 19 2014

First Look: Shelly Laurenston’s Bite Me (March 25, 2014)

Shelly Laurenston Bite Me Kensington / March 25, 2014 / $15.00 print, $12.99 digital Livy Kowalski has no time for idiots. When you shapeshift into a honey badger, getting through life’s...
March 15 2014

Bears Are the New Black: Werebears in Romance

Bears are the next werewolves and werecats. Skeptical? Hear me out: Many writers have featured bears in a number of their books. Early adopters of the werebear protagonists and prominent figures in...
October 4 2013

Keepers to the Rescue!: Digging Yourself Out of a Reading Slump

Let’s talk about book slumps, when whatever you pick up just seems dull and you aren't interested in anything else. I have found myself deep into them on a regular basis lately, and I've...
May 16 2013

More Than a Wolfman: Our Ever-Changing Shapeshifters

Once upon a time, there was a Big Bad Wolf. He ate grandma, remember? Terrorized poor old Red right out of her hood? Then he got all smexied up, became either a were or a shapeshifter (because they’re...
March 19 2013

First Look: Shelly Laurenston’s Wolf with Benefits (March 26, 2013)

Shelly Laurenston Wolf with Benefits Kensington / March 26, 2013 / $15.00 trade, $9.39 digital Ricky Lee has no plans of getting serious about anyone, but he will protect Toni Jean-Louis...
March 13 2013

We Love Them Like Crazy: Neurotic Heroes in Romance

“You so crazy / I think I wanna have your baby” —Salt-n-Pepa, “Whatta Man” Salt-n-Pepa said it first, but I don’t think that they necessarily meant...
August 17 2012

First Look: Shelly Laurenston and Cynthia Eden’s Howl For It (August 28, 2012)

Shelly Laurenston and Cynthia Eden Howl For It Brava / August 28, 2012 / $10.82 print, $9.83 digital “Like a Wolf With a Bone” by Shelly Laurenston Quiet little Darla Lewis couldn’t...
May 13 2012

Show Me the Funny: Humorous Paranormal Romance from Harper, Cassidy, Davidson, and More!

Paranormal Romance isn’t always just about the sexy times with our favorite creatures that go bump in the night. Some of our favorite PNR novels not only make us feel the need for a cold shower, they...
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...
March 26 2012

Fresh Meat: Shelly Laurenston’s Bear Meets Girl (March 27, 2012)

Shelly Laurenston Bear Meets Girl (Pride #7) Kensington/Mar. 27, 2012/$14.00 print, $9.59 digital  He’s big, burly, and way smarter than your average shapeshifting bear. He’s also...
January 4 2012

Erotic Anthologies from Lora Leigh, Jaci Burton, Shiloh Walker, and more!

As a connoisseur of erotic books, I find that erotic anthologies are like ice cream sundaes—different flavors all mix together to offer a new and unique taste. Some you’ll like. Some you...
May 6 2011

Worshipping at the Altar of Shelly Laurenston

Big Bad Beast, the sixth book in Shelly Laurenston's Pride series is out this week, and since I'd never read her, I snagged book one, The Mane Event, to dip my toe in. That was Friday night....