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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...
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....
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
December 31 2013

Team H&H Recommends: Best of 2013

Last week we asked our bloggers to give you their top picks for 2013 and now it's Team H&H's turn! Our resident shipper, Heather Waters, gives you her favorite couples; Megan Frampton shows...
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...
JenniferProffitt
August 29 2013

Trope of the Month: Plus-Sized Heroines

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...
Janga
July 17 2013

Class Differences in Historical Romance, Part 1: The Triumph of Love Over Level

Part One: Marrying the Maid (Or the Governess or . . .) The theme of love powerful enough to overcome the boundaries of class is rooted deeply in the tradition of romance fiction. Whether one views...
Janga
May 21 2013

First Look: Tessa Dare’s Any Duchess Will Do (May 28, 2013)

Tessa Dare Any Duchess Will Do Avon / May 28, 2013 / $5.99 print, $4.99 digital What's a duke to do, when the girl who's perfectly wrong becomes the woman he can't live without? Griffin...
teamhandh
April 24 2013

May 2013 Upcoming Romance Novel Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in May. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got a very...
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...
VictoriaJanssen
January 8 2013

Artistic Liberties: Heroes and Heroines Who are Artists

I love romances with characters who are artists. For me, it’s a way of seeing through the eyes of someone who is special in a way that I’ve never experienced, so I can imagine what it might be like...
Janga
October 31 2012

Uniquely Yours: Five Fictional Small Towns with a Difference

Skim romance or women’s fiction novels in any bookstore—online or brick and mortar, new or used—and you will probably notice that small-town settings abound, most of them as part of...
teamhandh
August 15 2012

August 2012 Recommendations: Lawyers, Rough Riders, and Bad Boys

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...
Janga
August 15 2012

First Look: Tessa Dare’s A Lady by Midnight (August 28, 2012)

Tessa Dare A Lady by Midnight Avon / August 28, 2012 / $7.99 print, $5.99 digital A temporary engagement, a lifetime in the making . . . After years of fending for herself, Kate Taylor...
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...
Janga
February 14 2012

Love and Kisses: 10 Swoonworthy Kisses in Romance

Happy Valentine’s Day! Cynicism about this holiday has become common, and many see February 14 as just another excuse to empty the pockets of consumers, who will spend more than $16 billion on cards,...
redline_
January 19 2012

Tessa Dare Offers an Excerpt of A Week to be Wicked

Historical romance author Tessa Dare posted Chapter 1 of her upcoming novel A Week to be Wicked, book 2 in the Spindle Cove series, on her site this morning. The book’s not out until March 27,...
VictoriaJanssen
January 16 2012

Animals in Historicals, from Tessa Dare, Ivory, Kinsale, and More!

Romantic Animals in History, or, no, this is not a post about bestiality in historical romance! Geez, people. I recently saw the movie War Horse, about a horse named Joey and his One True Love,...
Janga
October 12 2011

Stuck in the Middle with You: Cabin Romances

I recently read Janice Kay Johnson’s All That Remains (Harlequin Superromance #1736), which was just released. The heavily pregnant heroine is caught in a flash flood and finds sanctuary in the attic...
StaceyAgdern
August 23 2011

Bookstore Beat: September 2011

The end of summer is approaching, which means the new releases for September will be at Posman Books. This September, Maya Banks will spread her wings a little bit more and release her first historical,...
JanetW
August 22 2011

Fresh Meat: Tessa Dare’s A Night to Surrender (August 30, 2011)

Tessa Dare A Night to Surrender HarperCollins Publishers, August 30, 2011, $7.99 Spindle Cove is the destination of choice for certain types of well-bred young ladies: the painfully shy, young...
Janga
August 18 2011

Top 5: Twisting the Tropes in Historical Romance

Like most romance readers, I have favorite tropes—reunited lovers and friends-to-lovers head my list. But more than any single trope, I love books that take the conventions of the genre and give them...