Oct 25 2016 3:30pm

Starships, Secret Societies & Stars Hollow: Romance News & Deals

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance.

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Top Off Your TBR Pile

Queen of Swords by Katee RobertDeal Alert: Katee Robert's gunrunner-meets-prince-on-a-starship sci-fi romance Queen of Swords, Book 1 in the Sanctify series, is only $.99 in e-book at Barnes & Noble | Amazon | etc.* Love romances set in space? Be sure to also check out Melissa Landers' Starflight, Michelle Diener's Dark Horse, and more out-of-this-world books you should read.

Deal Alert: Sarah Morgan's contemporary romance Sleepless in Manhattan is on sale for $.99 in e-book at Amazon | Barnes & Noble etc.* “Sleepless in Manhattan is a series opening full of Morgan’s trademark humor, sexual tension, and portrayal of close friendship—all in a magical version of Manhattan,” writes JohnJacobson in his spotlight on the book.

Fresh Outta the Oven

—Christina Lauren's next book is called...Dating You/Hating You: Out next summer, the contemporary romance will pair up two characters who meet through their friends and enjoy a first date only to find themselves suddenly competing for the same job. Oops! For more scoop, read writing duo Christina and Lauren's whole Q&A with Smart Bitches, Trashy Books. Still processing the end of the Beautiful series? We're here for ya!

Leigh Bardugo is moving to Ninth House: The author of YA fantasy novel Six of Crows and its sequel, Crooked Kingdom, has sold two new books to publisher Random House, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The first, titled Ninth House, will launch a new series about 20-year-old heroine Alex Stern, who has “lived a lot of lives before we meet her,” when she unexpectedly gets accepted to Yale University in order to keep an eye on the school's secrety societies. Anyone else suddenly flashing back to The Skulls?

Cuddle up with Sheryl Lister's Giving My All to You cover: The third Grays of Los Angeles book, Faith and Brandon's story, will hit shelves in May 2017. See the gorgeous cover and read a teaser from the book at Lister's Facebook page!

Lorelai and Rory Gilmore in Gilmore Girls: A Year in the LifeWelcome back to Stars Hollow: The long-awaited trailer for Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life is here to perk up your Tuesday! Set nine years after the series finale, the four new episodes—streaming on Netflix beginning November 25—promise to bring us up-to-date on all the goings-on of Lorelai, Rory, Emily, Luke, Sookie, Michel, Jess, and the rest of the quirky town. While the trailer doesn't give away too much, it does give us hints at what our beloved Gilmores will be dealing with come Thanksgiving weekend.

Today on H&H

*We don't know how long deals will last, so get 'em while you can!

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1. Kareni
It was funny to see mention of Michelle Diener's book above as I'm in the process now of re-reading her Class 5 series.
Heather Waters
2. HeatherWaters
@Kareni -- I haven't read those! I should really dip into more sci-fi romance; Battlestar Galactica was one of my favorite shows until the end.
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