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teamhandh
September 8 2014

What the Heart Wants: Fall 2014’s Can’t-Miss Romance Books, Movies, and Shows

September | October | November | Printable Version Team H&H eats, breathes, and sleeps romance, but even we have trouble keeping track of all the amazing content...
MFrampton
July 28 2014

New The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Trailer!

“No one else can do this but her.” The latest trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 is out, and shows the ramifications of what happened in Catching Fire, when...
teamhandh
June 25 2014

Peeta, Is That You?!: First Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Trailer

Just out is the trailer for Mockingjay Part 1, the third film in the Hunger Games series based on Suzanne Collins's books by the same name. Here we have a propaganda ad featuring President...
teamhandh
November 22 2013

Friday Beefcake: Catching Fire’s Hemsworth, Hutcherson, & Claflin

Fans of Suzanne Collins's Hunger Games series have been waiting for more than a year for the next installment in the series, Catching Fire. Today, it opened nationwide so in honor of the premiere...
MFrampton
August 14 2013

Peanut Butter in My Chocolate?: Non-Romance Books Romance Readers Love

In a Morning Coffee of about a year ago, we asked our readers What's the Last Non-Romance Novel You Read?, and our commenters chimed in with many book and even genre answers. We already know...
teamhandh
April 27 2013

Poll: What Adaptation Will Make for the Best TV/Movie?

Last week we asked what summer movie you were most excited about but this week it seems to be all about movie adaptations. Earlier this week, we saw the first photo from the Divergent film set...
cmorgan
April 15 2013

Team Gale is Catching Fire in the First Trailer

Team H&H is a bit divided when it comes to the Team Gale and Team Peeta debate. That being said, the first teaser trailer for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire debuted last night during...
LaurieGold
March 15 2013

Book Quests: Adding to Your Digital Shelves

My husband calls them quests. My quest to build a digital library as a replacement for my actual library started five years ago, when I received my first Kindle for Mother's Day. At the time we...
AlizaMann
January 3 2013

Bridget Jones’s Twitter Feed: Chick Lit for the 21st Century

Eons ago (okay, 2001 or so), there were books that summed up the plight of women who weren't married by age thirty. “Singletons,”’ we were called, and women everywhere united in...
MirandaKenneally1
October 30 2012

Author Miranda Kenneally on When Friends Fall in Love

Today Heroes and Heartbreakers welcomes author Miranda Kenneally, whose Catching Jordan and new release, Stealing Parker, out now, both feature strong friendships that just might lead to more......
tinaconnolly
October 8 2012

Author Tina Connolly on Fantasy in Romance

Today, H&H welcomes author Tina Connolly to the site. Tina's new book, Ironskin, is a fey/steampunk twist on Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre. Ironskin's Edward Rochart is just as autocratic...
KateNagy
June 29 2012

Fantasy Casting The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

As previous winners of the nationally televised battle to the death known as the Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark should be permanently excused from further participation. But this year...
Brie.Clem
June 18 2012

You Just Keep Me Hanging On: Cliffhangers in Romance Novels

*****Note: since we’re talking about cliffhangers, there will be spoilers.***** Endings are tricky things. They can make or break a book. A reader may forgive a weak beginning, but never a...
AnnaBanks
May 15 2012

Author Anna Banks on Love, Dating, and the Apocalypse

Today we welcome author Anna Banks, whose upcoming Of Poseidon has already swept away many readers. We are delighted to have Anna here to talk about love and dating outside of a post-apocalyptic...
redline_
April 3 2012

I’ll Ship If I Want To: A Romance Fan’s Thoughts on Shipping and Shippers

While watching Moonlighting, did you find yourself pulling for Maddie and David to end up together? Did you tune in to The X-Files every week as much for Mulder and Scully’s chemistry...
teamhandh
March 30 2012

Friday Beefcake: Lenny Kravitz

H&H blogger Rachel Hyland got us thinking: Can anyone pull off gold eyeliner the way Lenny Kravitz does as Cinna in The Hunger Games?                     In...
Torifl
March 29 2012

Who’s the Teen Queen of Kick-Ass?: Strong YA Heroines

Too often when I read a YA (young adult) book I am struck by how remarkably similar they are in plot and setup: The heroine is usually a quiet, socially lacking, economically poor but stunningly beautiful...
redline_
March 23 2012

After the Games: What to Read After Watching The Hunger Games

Hooray, hooray, The Hunger Games movie is finally here! Fellow staffer Christopher Morgan and I saw it this morning, and I have to say, we were pretty impressed. In fact, I think we both came out of...
RachelHyland
March 22 2012

The Hunger Games Film Review: What Was, What Is, and What Might Have Been (Spoilers!)

You know how, when you see a movie made out of a beloved novel—if you can bring yourself to do it, that is; oh, who am I kidding? We all do it—you have in your head at least one or two favorite...
redline_
March 21 2012

The Hunger Games Roundtable: Peeta’s Pathetic (and Gale’s a Big Damn Hero)

Stop now if you haven’t read all three books in The Hunger Games series. No, seriously. Go no further! *** Look, I’m not here to convince you that Gale should have gotten the girl in...
cmorgan
March 21 2012

The Hunger Games Roundtable: Gale’s a Sociopath

OK, by now we’ve all seen the opening salvos. There is the obviously superior Peeta Mellark, and then there is that other guy, his name escapes me at the moment and I don’t feel I should...
redline_
March 19 2012

The Hunger Games Roundtable: Gale is THE BEST

When I first read The Hunger Games a few years back on a recommendation from a friend (thanks, Tara!), I was all about the triangle: Who was Katniss going to pick, Peeta or Gale? (Warning: Beware...
cmorgan
March 19 2012

The Hunger Games Roundtable: Peeta Power

Any conversation about The Hunger Games invariably leads to a discussion of the love interests. Like almost all other YA out there, there’s a triangle. In this book, young Katniss Everdeen must choose...
RachelHyland
March 14 2012

From Robin Hood to Katniss Everdeen: The Enduring Allure of Marksmen (and Women)

In preparation for the forthcoming movie about which all the world seems to be Harry Potter/Twilight Saga/The Avengers-level excited, I have just finished rereading Suzanne Collins’s phenomenally...
MFrampton
February 2 2012

The Hunger Games Trailer to Air Superbowl Sunday!

  The Hunger Games opens in theaters March 23, and this trailer will be aired during the Superbowl this Sunday, perhaps to appeal to the crossover audience of football enthusiasts and...
JillSlattery
January 29 2012

Katniss, Violence, Peeta, Cruelty, Haymitch: 5 Things The Hunger Games Movie Needs to Get Right

It’s almost here! We’re officially just two months away from finally seeing The Hunger Games movie! In some ways it feels like it was just yesterday that Lionsgate announced they were producing...
AlisaKwitney
January 25 2012

Who’s Brooding Now? The YA Heroine Has a Sulk

It used to be the hero who brooded. There he stood, in a corner, warily keeping his back to the wall, moodily gazing off into the middle distance, holding the heroine at arm’s length—until she got...
redline_
December 16 2011

YA News Roundup: Hunger Games, Switched, and More!

It certainly is great to be a YA fan these days; so much exciting news has been posted online in the past couple days that the only way to cover it was with a roundup post. Here are a few things that...
redline_
September 27 2011

A New Harry Potter on the Horizon?

Deadline.com reported today that HarperCollins has purchased the rights to debut novelist Soman Chainani’s The School for Good and Evil, which will be the first in a new fantasy trilogy about “ordinary...
redline_
August 29 2011

First Official Hunger Games Teaser Trailer Premiere’s at MTV’s VMAs!

The first official teaser trailer for the highly anticipated film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games debuted last night at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), and reactions were,...