Dec 6 2016 4:44pm

Christmas Kisses & Goodreads Awards: 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

Once Upon a Christmas Kiss by Manda CollinsDeal Alert: Manda Collins' holiday historical Once Upon a Christmas Kiss is on sale for $.99 in e-book at iBooks | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | etc.* And if you haven't already, do yourself a favor and check out Manda Collins' short story “Miss Easterling's Highland Fling,” a free read right here on H&H!

Deal Alert: Sylvia Day's second Crossfire series novel (and the sequel to Bared to You), Reflected in You, is discounted to $1.99 in e-book at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | etc.* “The drama of Gideon and Eva’s relationship reaches new heights in this book,” writes Marquetta Whitmore in her First Look at Reflected in You. “It was tiring, entertaining, frustrating, and annoying. I loved it.”

Deal Alert: Jeaniene Frost's first Broken Destiny novel, The Beautiful Ashes, is on sale for $1.99 in e-book at Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Amazon | etc.* Cat and Bones fans, this could be a sign that it's time to try Frost's New Adult series.

Fresh Outta the Oven

And the 2016 Goodreads Choice Award goes to... Colleen Hoover's It Ends With Us was voted best romance of the year! Also among the winners for best books in their categories are Alwyn Hamilton's Rebel of the Sands (Debut Goodreads Author) and Sarah J. Maas's A Court of Mist and Fury (YA Fantasy). See the full list of winners at Goodreads.

Fancy an excerpt from Sherrilyn Kenyon's Born of Vengeance?! Ember is in a fury with Bastien and sparks fly in this early preview of a scene from the next League book, out February 7, 2017. To read the scene, click the link in Kenyon's Facebook post and then scroll down almost to the bottom of the page.

Can't get your hands on J.R. Ward's Blood Vow quite yet? Read an excerpt from the newly released Black Dagger Legacy book over at Entertainment Weekly while you wait for your copy.

Follow the path of “The Sweet, Savage Sexual Revolution That Set the Romance Novel Free.” Jezebel writer (and former H&H contributer!) Kelly Faircloth has written a deeply researched piece on the evolution of the modern romance novel—and especially the Avon historical romance—that'll make you want to stand up and cheer.

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

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