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“That wedding didn’t happen”: Comments That Made Our Week
Blogs
October 20 2017

“That wedding didn’t happen”: Comments That Made Our Week

Team H & H
We at Heroes and Heartbreakers are so proud of and thankful for this wonderful community. Thank...
In Defense of the Flawed Heroine
Blogs
October 20 2017

In Defense of the Flawed Heroine

Darlene Marshall
You Keep the Sweet, I’ll Take the Salty Romancelandia seems to do fine with the bad...
What’s the Furthest You’ve Gotten in a Book Before You DNF’ed It?
Blogs
October 20 2017

What’s the Furthest You’ve Gotten in a Book Before You DNF’ed It?

Jennifer Proffitt
Some readers make commitments to themselves to read an entire book, no matter how much it may annoy...
They’re Sexy and They’re Wicked: Romance News & Deals from Sara Humphreys, Deborah Simmons, and More
Blogs
October 19 2017

They’re Sexy and They’re Wicked: Romance News & Deals from Sara Humphreys, Deborah Simmons, and More

Jen Wattley
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Set Sail with Danelle Harmon’s <em>Heir to the Sea</em>
Blogs
October 19 2017

Set Sail with Danelle Harmon’s Heir to the Sea

Wendy the Super Librarian
Oh, what a glorious time we romance readers live in! When self-publishing is viable and authors...
A How-to Guide for Reviewing Romance for the Inexperienced (and Indifferent) Critic
Blogs
October 19 2017

A How-to Guide for Reviewing Romance for the Inexperienced (and Indifferent) Critic

Robin Lovett
6 Aspects of Romance You Should Definitely Bring Up When You Review the Genre Being a critic...
Have You Ever Thought Something In Real Life Would Make a Good Romance Novel?
Blogs
October 19 2017

Have You Ever Thought Something In Real Life Would Make a Good Romance Novel?

Jennifer Proffitt
Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. Still other times, real life is even sweeter. We've...
Dream Lovers: Romance News & Deals from Susan Mallery, Ruby Lang, and More
Blogs
October 18 2017

Dream Lovers: Romance News & Deals from Susan Mallery, Ruby Lang, and More

Jen Wattley
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Valerie Bowman Excerpt: <i>The Right Kind of Rogue</i>
Excerpts
October 18 2017

Valerie Bowman Excerpt: The Right Kind of Rogue

Can two star-crossed lovers come together—until death do they part? Viscount Hart...
Enter if You Dare: 8 Spooky Historical Houses for Your Halloween
Blogs
October 18 2017

Enter if You Dare: 8 Spooky Historical Houses for Your Halloween

Jessica Avery
It’s that ghostly time of year again, bats and ghouls! The air is crisp (at least up...
Broadway Love Story Comes to Big Screen in <em>Hello Again</em> Trailer
Blogs
October 18 2017

Broadway Love Story Comes to Big Screen in Hello Again Trailer

Jennifer Proffitt
If you love Broadway, then you might be familiar with Hello Again. While I'm not the biggest...
Fire & Fangs: Romance News & Deals from Joanna Wylde, Robin Covington, and More
Blogs
October 17 2017

Fire & Fangs: Romance News & Deals from Joanna Wylde, Robin Covington, and More

Jen Wattley
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Olivia Drake Excerpt: <i>The Scandalous Flirt</i>
Excerpts
October 17 2017

Olivia Drake Excerpt: The Scandalous Flirt

Olivia Drake
Scandal begins with just one kiss. . . Aurora Paxton was once the belle of the ball, the...
How Do Your Top Tropes Compare to the Industry’s Top Tropes?
Blogs
October 17 2017

How Do Your Top Tropes Compare to the Industry’s Top Tropes?

Jennifer Proffitt
According to RWA, the top ten romance tropes are as follows:  friends to lovers soul...
Don’t Believe Me Just Watch: Romance News & Deals from Suzanne Brockmann, Mira Lyn Kelly, and More
Blogs
October 16 2017

Don’t Believe Me Just Watch: Romance News & Deals from Suzanne Brockmann, Mira Lyn Kelly, and More

Jen Wattley
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Family Before Everything: <em>Victoria</em> 2x08 Vicbert Heart-to-Heart
Blogs
October 16 2017

Family Before Everything: Victoria 2x08 Vicbert Heart-to-Heart

LouMoran
Show/Episode: Victoria, Season 2, Episode 8, “The Luxury of Conscience” Couple(s):...
5 Unusual Historical Best Bets for October 2017
Blogs
October 16 2017

5 Unusual Historical Best Bets for October 2017

Wendy the Super Librarian
What unusual historicals are you looking forward to this month? October is the month of cooler...
Do You Read Parody Romances?
Blogs
October 16 2017

Do You Read Parody Romances?

Jennifer Proffitt
Romance novels can often be the butt of a joke... one that we're not fond of being the punchline....
A Price to Pay: <em>Poldark</em> Season 3, Episode 3, Romelza Heart-to-Heart
Blogs
October 16 2017

A Price to Pay: Poldark Season 3, Episode 3, Romelza Heart-to-Heart

Jen Wattley
Show/Episode: Poldark, Season 3, Episode 3* (US) Ship(s): Ross/Demelza (Romelza) *Editors...
Joanna Shupe Excerpt: <i>A Daring Arrangement</i>
Excerpts
October 15 2017

Joanna Shupe Excerpt: A Daring Arrangement

Joanna Shupe
Lady Honora Parker must get engaged as soon as possible, and only a particular type of man will...
<em>Outlander</em>’s Frank Randall Deserved a Happy Ending
Blogs
October 14 2017

Outlander’s Frank Randall Deserved a Happy Ending

Anna Bowling
Note: This post contains spoilers for all aired episodes of Outlander, along with a healthy dose...
One Wicked Bite: Romance News & Deals from Larissa Ione, Lauren Layne, and More
Blogs
October 13 2017

One Wicked Bite: Romance News & Deals from Larissa Ione, Lauren Layne, and More

Jen Wattley
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
“Sometimes my eyes hurt”: Comments That Made Our Week
Blogs
October 13 2017

“Sometimes my eyes hurt”: Comments That Made Our Week

Team H & H
We at Heroes and Heartbreakers are so proud of and thankful for this wonderful community. Thank...
Is This an Appropriate Way to Treat Books?
Blogs
October 13 2017

Is This an Appropriate Way to Treat Books?

Jennifer Proffitt
  Someone at H&H considers this a “monstrous” way...
Sit. Stay. Read.: Romance News & Deals from Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy, Caroline Linden, and More
Blogs
October 12 2017

Sit. Stay. Read.: Romance News & Deals from Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy, Caroline Linden, and More

Jen Wattley
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Pema Donyo’s <em>Stars in Their Eyes</em> is the Bee’s Knees
Blogs
October 12 2017

Pema Donyo’s Stars in Their Eyes is the Bee’s Knees

TanyaLK
Pema Donyo's Stars In Their Eyes is a beautifully written gem and bonus, it stars an Asian-American...
Melissa de la Cruz Excerpt: <i>Pride and Prejudice and Mistletoe</i>
Excerpts
October 12 2017

Melissa de la Cruz Excerpt: Pride and Prejudice and Mistletoe

Melissa de la Cruz
Darcy Fitzwilliam is 29, beautiful, successful, and brilliant. She dates hedge funders and basketball...
First Look: <em>Hamilton’s Battalion</em> Anthology (October 17, 2017)
Blogs
October 12 2017

First Look: Hamilton’s Battalion Anthology (October 17, 2017)

Cerestheories
Rose Lerner, Courtney Milan, Alyssa Cole Hamilton's Battalion Courtney Milan / October...
Reading Physical Books Is Good For Your Health!
Blogs
October 12 2017

Reading Physical Books Is Good For Your Health!

Jennifer Proffitt
We are still undecided on whether we truly prefer print books or e-books, but a recent article...
A Little Birdie Told Me: Romance News & Deals from Kristin Hannah, Lori Foster, and More
Blogs
October 11 2017

A Little Birdie Told Me: Romance News & Deals from Kristin Hannah, Lori Foster, and More

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