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Paranormal Activity: E-Deals from Sherrilyn Kenyon, J.D. Robb & More
Blogs
June 26 2017

Paranormal Activity: E-Deals from Sherrilyn Kenyon, J.D. Robb & More

Heather Waters
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
5 Reasons to Say “I Do” When You Really Want to Say “I Don’t”
Blogs
June 26 2017

5 Reasons to Say “I Do” When You Really Want to Say “I Don’t”

Ann Marie Walker
Marriages of convenience: Super common in romance novels, not so common in real life. Ann Marie Walker...
<em>Veep</em>’s Amy and Dan Are WHAT?! (Season Finale Spoilers)
Blogs
June 26 2017

Veep’s Amy and Dan Are WHAT?! (Season Finale Spoilers)

Heather Waters
WARNING: Major spoilers for the Veep Season 6 finale. Veep's Amy Brookheimer...
Have You Read Any Series Continuities?
Blogs
June 26 2017

Have You Read Any Series Continuities?

Jennifer Proffitt
Continuity (noun): the unbroken and consistent existence or operation of something over a period...
Lisa Daily Excerpt: <i>Single-Minded</i>
Excerpts
June 25 2017

Lisa Daily Excerpt: Single-Minded

Lisa Daily
Alex has planned and executed her life with laser focus since she first met her future husband...
Santino Hassell Excerpt: <i>Oversight</i>
Excerpts
June 24 2017

Santino Hassell Excerpt: Oversight

Santino Hassell
Holden Payne has it all . . . or so he thinks. As heir to the founder of the Community—an...
A Race Against the Clock: Romance News & Deals from Catherine Coulter and More
Blogs
June 23 2017

A Race Against the Clock: Romance News & Deals from Catherine Coulter and More

Heather Waters
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
“We would play video games together all the time”: Comments That Made Our Week
Blogs
June 23 2017

“We would play video games together all the time”: Comments That Made Our Week

Team H & H
We at Heroes and Heartbreakers are so proud of and thankful for this wonderful community. Thank...
5 Reasons You Should Listen to Audiobooks
Blogs
June 23 2017

5 Reasons You Should Listen to Audiobooks

Nicole Leapheart
Audiobooks aren’t new, and certainly with the popularity of apps like Overdrive and Audible,...
Avon Gale Excerpt: <i>Coach’s Challenge</i>
Excerpts
June 23 2017

Avon Gale Excerpt: Coach’s Challenge

Avon Gale
It's been decades since blackmail forced Troy Callahan to retire from playing professional...
What Genre or Type of Book Do You Keep Trying to Make “Work”?
Blogs
June 23 2017

What Genre or Type of Book Do You Keep Trying to Make “Work”?

Jennifer Proffitt
There's always that one genre or type of book or author that we know we should like... and yet...
Hit Me With Your Best Shot: Romance News & Deals from Julie Garwood, Theresa Romain and More
Blogs
June 22 2017

Hit Me With Your Best Shot: Romance News & Deals from Julie Garwood, Theresa Romain and More

Jen Wattley
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Tamsen Parker’s Compass Series: “There’s No Shame Here”
Reprints
June 22 2017

Tamsen Parker’s Compass Series: “There’s No Shame Here”

Tamsen Parker
It's always sad to see a series end, but with every ending is a new beginning... or so the saying...
Jenna Bayley-Burke’s <em>Just Married</em>: First Comes <strike>Love</strike>Friends with Benefits, Then Comes Marriage
Blogs
June 22 2017

Jenna Bayley-Burke’s Just Married: First Comes LoveFriends with Benefits, Then Comes Marriage

Jessica Moro
June’s book club pick is Just Married by Jenna Bayley-Burke. This book ticks all the romance...
How Many Books Can You Read at Once?
Blogs
June 22 2017

How Many Books Can You Read at Once?

Jennifer Proffitt
During the summer it's hard enough to juggle work, vacation, kids home from school, and all...
Be Daring: Romance News & Deals from Lori Foster, Lauren Blakely, and More
Blogs
June 21 2017

Be Daring: Romance News & Deals from Lori Foster, Lauren Blakely, and More

Jen Wattley
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Donna Grant Excerpt: <i>The Legend</i>
Excerpts
June 21 2017

Donna Grant Excerpt: The Legend

In The Legend, Callie Reed doesn’t need a man to protect her. An expert sharpshooter and...
Download June’s E-Book of the Month Pick: Jenna Bayley-Burke’s <em>Just Married</em>!
Blogs
June 21 2017

Download June’s E-Book of the Month Pick: Jenna Bayley-Burke’s Just Married!

Team H & H
Our book club gives “summer of love” a whole new meaning. Each month through August,...
Jenna Bayley-Burke’s <em>Just Married</em> Book Club Discussion Thread
Blogs
June 21 2017

Jenna Bayley-Burke’s Just Married Book Club Discussion Thread

Team H & H
If you're a fan of friends-to-lovers, marriages of convenience, and surprise babies, or any...
The Big, Real Love Behind <em>The Big Sick</em>
Blogs
June 21 2017

The Big, Real Love Behind The Big Sick

Jennifer Proffitt
Meeting your girlfriend's parents is stressful. Meeting you girlfriend's parents after...
Try This Forbidden Fruit: Romance News & Deals from Beverly Jenkins, Alexa Riley, and More
Blogs
June 20 2017

Try This Forbidden Fruit: Romance News & Deals from Beverly Jenkins, Alexa Riley, and More

Jen Wattley
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Cover Tuesday: Exclusive Reveals from E.J. Russell, Eli Lang, and Jackie Ashenden
Blogs
June 20 2017

Cover Tuesday: Exclusive Reveals from E.J. Russell, Eli Lang, and Jackie Ashenden

Team H & H
Team H&H has covers for upcoming romances from authors E.J. Russell, Eli Lang, and Jackie...
Games: A Gateway to Romance
Blogs
June 20 2017

Games: A Gateway to Romance

Sahara Hoshi
Long before HD television and the rise of video games whose graphics you can actually tell apart,...
Liz Jacobs Excerpt: <i>Abroad</i>
Excerpts
June 20 2017

Liz Jacobs Excerpt: Abroad

Liz Jacobs
Nick Melnikov doesn't know where he belongs. He was just a kid when his Russian-Jewish family...
How Do You Define “Old School Romance”?
Blogs
June 20 2017

How Do You Define “Old School Romance”?

Jennifer Proffitt
“Old School Romance” is having a moment in the genre. Nostalgia is as well in the...
Forget Your Best Laid Plans: Romance News & Deals from Susan Wiggs, Lorraine Heath, and More
Blogs
June 19 2017

Forget Your Best Laid Plans: Romance News & Deals from Susan Wiggs, Lorraine Heath, and More

Jen Wattley
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Plan Your Dream Wedding, and We’ll Tell You Who Your Groom Will Be! (Game)
Blogs
June 19 2017

Plan Your Dream Wedding, and We’ll Tell You Who Your Groom Will Be! (Game)

Team H & H
June is the start of wedding season, but planning a wedding can take all the fun out of it! Luckily,...
Two Different Authors, One Very Sexy Hero—The Alpha!
Blogs
June 19 2017

Two Different Authors, One Very Sexy Hero—The Alpha!

Jeffe Kennedy and Anne Calhoun
Today we're thrilled to welcome not one but two authors to Heroes and Heartbreakers—Anne...
Emily March Excerpt: <i>A Stardance Summer</i>
Excerpts
June 19 2017

Emily March Excerpt: A Stardance Summer

Emily March
Sometimes the end of one road Brick Callahan enjoys every minute of chaos at his campground,...
What Is Your Squick Trope?
Blogs
June 19 2017

What Is Your Squick Trope?

Jennifer Proffitt
We talk about squick words all the time—words that gross us out in romance novels (I'm...