Nov 1 2016 3:36pm

Who Wrote the Best Romance of 2016?: 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

Fight for Me by Jessica LindenDeal Alert: Jessica Linden's MMA contemporary romance Fight for Me is only $1.99 in e-book at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | etc.* Read Chapter 1 from Knox and Natalie's story on H&H now.

Deal Alert: Lynsay Sands' historical romance The Highlander Takes a Bride is on sale for $1.99 in e-book at Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Amazon | etc.* If you're looking to fill the hole in your heart left by Outlander's hiatus, we've got Scotland-set romances, time-travel romances, virgin heroes, alpha males who aren't alphaholes, and more Outlander-themed book recommendations for ya.

Deal Alert: Kate Hewitt's A Yorkshire Christmas is FREE in e-book at iBooks | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | etc.* Get a rundown of the holiday romances that may land you on Naughty and Nice list!

Deal Alert: Stephanie Laurens' third Adventurers historical romance, The Daredevil Snared, is just $.99 in e-book at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | etc.* Stephanie Laurens has ensared our hearts for years now... which is probably why she landed on our list of steamiest historical love scenes. 

Fresh Outta the Oven

—Who wrote the best romance of the year? The opening round nominees have been announced for the 2016 GoodReads Choice Awards and voting has begun. Having to choose just one will be brutal, as nominees include Sherrilyn Kenyon's Born of Legend, J.R. Ward's The Beast, Julia Quinn's Because of Miss Bridgerton, Elle Kennedy's The Score, Sylvia Day's One with You, Mariana Zapata's The Wall of Winnipeg and Me, and T.S. Joyce's Blackwing Dragon, to name only a few. Who gets your vote?

—Are you ready to spend Seven Minutes in Heaven? USA Today's Happy Ever After has an early excerpt of Eloisa James' Seven Minutes in Heaven (coming January 31, 2017). It gives us a taste of Chapter 1, and now we definitely can't wait for the rest!

—Sadly, we can't always rub elbows with our favorite authors in person! However, St. Martin's Swerve is hosting a Facebook soiree tonight from 7-8:45 p.m. EST so now's your chance to chat with favorite and new-to-you authors like Jamie Howard, Calista Fox, Addison Fox, and more!

—Where's Chris Evans' supersuit? He's hung it up for his role in Gifted. In the movie he plays the guardian of his sister's seven year old daughter after his sister died. He's raising her the way he thought his sister would have wanted, until his mother steps in, wanting full custody. Get a taste of what's ahead with the trailer!

Today on H&H

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