Dec 9 2016 4:35pm

Friendly Neighborhood News & Deals from Meredith Russo, Spider-Man Trailer & More!

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

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith RussoDeal Alert: Meredith Russo's LGBTQ YA romance If I Was Your Girl—in which new-girl-in-school Amanda finds herself falling for sweet-and-easygoing Grant, but worries what'll happen if she tells her crush she used to be Andrew—is on sale for $2.99 in e-book at Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Amazon | etc.* H&H blogger JohnJacobson's Brief Guide to Transgender Terminology in Romance offers words to use and avoid when reviewing, writing, and discussing romance with transgender characters.

Deal Alert: Mary Jo Putney, Jo Beverley, et al.'s historical holiday anthology The Last Chance Christmas Ball—also featuring stories from fellow Word Wenches Joanna Bourne, Patricia Rice, Nicola Cornick, Cara Elliott, Anne Gracie, and Susan King—is on sale for $1.99 in e-book at iBooks | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | etc.* Go ahead, give in to the lure of the holiday novel.

Deal Alert: Olivia Dade's Lovestruck Librarians novel Ready to Fall is FREE in e-book at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | etc.* Who are some of your favorite librarians in romance?

Fresh Outta the Oven

Paris, je t'aime: Head to the City of Light in the striking newly released cover for Victoria Alexander's The Lady Travelers Guide to Scoundrels and Other Gentleman, the first book in a new series due out on May 30, 2017.

Spider-Man is back...again...but this adventure actually looks good! Peter Parker  (Tom Holland) pines for classmate Liz Allan (Laura Harrier) and longs to become a full-fledged Avenger in the first official Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer. Zendaya has been rumored to be playing Mary Jane, but her role is not clear in this trailer, though she does call Peter and his friend losers in the cafeteria...what's your theory?

Still reeling from the Pitch finale? Take heart from TVLine's post-finale interview with the show's co-creator Rick Singer in which he says, regarding Ginny and Mike, that “Everything up until Episode 9, there was plausible deniability. Now there is not. So, it just makes for an interesting thing over the long haul.” They're inevitable, guys! If you have any doubts, read our weekly Pitch recaps where we 'ship Bawson like mad.

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