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Julianna Keyes’ <em>My Roommate’s Girl</em> Explores Dark Pasts and Second Chances
Blogs
June 15 2017

Julianna Keyes’ My Roommate’s Girl Explores Dark Pasts and Second Chances

Sahara Hoshi
Aidan and Aster are an unlikely pair in the beginning of Julianna Keyes’ My Roommate's...
First Look: A.M. Madden’s <em>Vanishing Act</em> (June 20, 2017)
Blogs
June 15 2017

First Look: A.M. Madden’s Vanishing Act (June 20, 2017)

TanyaLK
A.M. Madden Vanishing Act Loveswept / June 20, 2017 / $4.99 digital If love at first...
L.A. Witt Excerpt: <i>Chief’s Mess</i>
Excerpts
June 15 2017

L.A. Witt Excerpt: Chief’s Mess

L.A. Witt
Anthony Talbot is in Anchor Point to visit family, but after two days of strife, he needs a break....
What Is Your Earliest Shipping Memory?
Blogs
June 15 2017

What Is Your Earliest Shipping Memory?

Jennifer Proffitt
Shipping—the act of supporting two fictional characters in a romantic relationship—is...
How ’Bout a Dance?: Romance News & Deals from Tessa Dare, Teri Wilson, and More
Blogs
June 14 2017

How ’Bout a Dance?: Romance News & Deals from Tessa Dare, Teri Wilson, and More

Jen Wattley
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
16 Audiobook Narrators You’ll Have a Crush on by the End of this Post
Blogs
June 14 2017

16 Audiobook Narrators You’ll Have a Crush on by the End of this Post

Amy Pine
I have such a crush on…your voice. I was brand new to audiobooks in 2012. At the time...
Romance in the Age of the Trigger Warning: Do Readers Need to be Warned?
Blogs
June 14 2017

Romance in the Age of the Trigger Warning: Do Readers Need to be Warned?

Robin Lovett
The presence of Trigger Warnings has been fast growing. We see them more and more. Sometimes...
Ilsa Madden-Mills’ Desert Island Must-Haves: Author Spotlight
Blogs
June 14 2017

Ilsa Madden-Mills’ Desert Island Must-Haves: Author Spotlight

Team H & H
Which three things would you take to a desert island? First of all, I’d bring a super...
First Look: Lauren Blakely’s <em>The Knocked Up Plan</em> (June 23, 2017)
Blogs
June 14 2017

First Look: Lauren Blakely’s The Knocked Up Plan (June 23, 2017)

Lime Cello
Lauren Blakely The Knocked Up Plan Lauren Blakely / June 23, 2017 / $3.99 digital The...
What Romance Cover Would You Add to This List?
Blogs
June 14 2017

What Romance Cover Would You Add to This List?

Jennifer Proffitt
Photographer Kathleen Kamphausen asked regular couples to recreate famous and/or passionate...
History Has Its Eyes on You: Romance News & Deals from Tracy Anne Warren, Maya Banks, and More
Blogs
June 13 2017

History Has Its Eyes on You: Romance News & Deals from Tracy Anne Warren, Maya Banks, 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 Audra North and Silvia Violet
Blogs
June 13 2017

Cover Tuesday: Exclusive Reveals from Audra North and Silvia Violet

Team H & H
Team H&H has a preview of upcoming titles from authors Audra North and Silvia Violet. Check...
Sally Thorne and Christina Lauren on Hate-Love Goals and Fangirling Over Each Other’s Books
Blogs
June 13 2017

Sally Thorne and Christina Lauren on Hate-Love Goals and Fangirling Over Each Other’s Books

Team H & H, Christina Lauren and Sally Thorne
The line between love and hate can be very fine, especially when you add in the extra complications...
Dark Romance Sampler from Robin Lovett, May Bridges & Sherilee Gray
Excerpts
June 13 2017

Dark Romance Sampler from Robin Lovett, May Bridges & Sherilee Gray

Robin Lovett
They're dark and brooding, they're sinful, they're lawless. If dark romance is your...
What’s the Most Unique “Journey” You’ve Read?
Blogs
June 13 2017

What’s the Most Unique “Journey” You’ve Read?

Jennifer Proffitt
Romance isn't about the ending—that's a guarantee—it's about the journey,...
Sweeten the Deal: Romance News & Deals from Jennifer Crusie, Kristen Proby, and More
Blogs
June 12 2017

Sweeten the Deal: Romance News & Deals from Jennifer Crusie, Kristen Proby, and More

Jen Wattley
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Do You Want Dad to Give Romance a Try? Give Him One of These 11 Books
Blogs
June 12 2017

Do You Want Dad to Give Romance a Try? Give Him One of These 11 Books

Cerestheories
Giving Romance for Father’s Day, Or How To Embarrass the Men in Your Life This June It’s...
Kimberly Fisk Excerpt: <i>Boardwalk Summer</i>
Excerpts
June 12 2017

Kimberly Fisk Excerpt: Boardwalk Summer

Kimberly Fisk
In the town of Tranquility Bay, summer is the season of second chances... Single mother...
Has an Author Written Both Your Favorite and Least Favorite Book?
Blogs
June 12 2017

Has an Author Written Both Your Favorite and Least Favorite Book?

Jennifer Proffitt
  Not every book can be a home run, but it can be especially frustrating when that book...
Bonnie Dee Excerpt: <i>The Masterpiece</i>
Excerpts
June 11 2017

Bonnie Dee Excerpt: The Masterpiece

Bonnie Dee
Built from the bottom up: one perfect gentleman. Man about town Arthur Lawton spends his...
Mira Lyn Kelly <em>The Wedding Date Bargain</em> Reunites Lovers
Blogs
June 11 2017

Mira Lyn Kelly The Wedding Date Bargain Reunites Lovers

Janet Webb
In the hands of the very skilled Mira Lyn Kelly, not one but two perennial romance clichés—the...
Donna Michaels Excerpt: <i>The Right Ranger</i>
Excerpts
June 10 2017

Donna Michaels Excerpt: The Right Ranger

Donna Michaels
It’s time to claim what’s his… Haley Wagner’s life just got a...
Mission Accomplished: Romance News & Deals
Blogs
June 9 2017

Mission Accomplished: Romance News & Deals

Heather Waters
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Come Get Cozy: Comments That Made Our Week
Blogs
June 9 2017

Come Get Cozy: Comments That Made Our Week

Team H & H
We at Heroes and Heartbreakers are so proud of and thankful for this wonderful community. Thank...
Cover Friday: Exclusive Reveals from Kerrelyn Sparks, Suzanne Enoch, Scarlett Cole, Dawn Ryder, Soraya Lane, and Sarah Castille
Blogs
June 9 2017

Cover Friday: Exclusive Reveals from Kerrelyn Sparks, Suzanne Enoch, Scarlett Cole, Dawn Ryder, Soraya Lane, and Sarah Castille

Team H & H
Team H&H has got a look into your reading future with upcoming titles from authors Kerrelyn...
6 Enemies-to-Lovers Stories for Every Mood
Blogs
June 9 2017

6 Enemies-to-Lovers Stories for Every Mood

Megan Erickson and Santino Hassell
Today we're thrilled to welcome Megan Erickson and Santino Hassell (Mature Content) to Heroes...
Robinne Lee Excerpt: <i>The Idea of You</i>
Excerpts
June 9 2017

Robinne Lee Excerpt: The Idea of You

Robinne Lee
Solène Marchand, the thirty-nine-year-old owner of an art gallery in Los Angeles, is reluctant...
<em>Wonder Woman</em> and That Pesky Love Interest Storyline
Blogs
June 9 2017

Wonder Woman and That Pesky Love Interest Storyline

Jen Wattley
Note: This post contains spoilers! I recently saw Wonder Woman at a women-only screening...
What Is the Oldest Historical Time Period You’ve Read?
Blogs
June 9 2017

What Is the Oldest Historical Time Period You’ve Read?

Jennifer Proffitt
We talk about “unusual historicals” (historicals that don't always feature dukes...
Eve and Roarke Cuddles?!: Romance News & Deals
Blogs
June 8 2017

Eve and Roarke Cuddles?!: Romance News & Deals

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