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September 8 2017

Hello, Weekend: Romance News & Deals from Anne Gracie, Jill Shalvis, and More

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did you know you can sign up to receive Afternoon Tea as an e-mail? Sign up to have your daily cuppa delivered...
June 27 2017

Cover Tuesday: Exclusive Reveals from Anne Gracie, Santino Hassell, and Mackenzie Blair

Team H&H is already anticipating these upcoming titles from authors Anne Gracie, Santino Hassell, and Mackenzie Blair. Check out the great covers below and the romances coming soon!  Marry...
May 1 2017

First Look: Anne Gracie’s Marry in Haste (May 2, 2017)

Anne Gracie Marry in Haste (Marriage of Convenience #1) Penguin / May 2, 2017 / $7.99 print and digital I love Marriage of Convenience stories and Anne Gracie begins a new series featuring...
July 27 2016

Baby, You’re a Firework: Not-Your-Usual Historical Best Bets for July 2016

What historical romances should you be reading this month? Find out! We’ve watched the fireworks (and tried to ignore our neighbors who were still setting them off on July 5th!), consumed...
December 17 2015

Dancing Under the Mistletoe: Top 3 2015 Historical Christmas Anthologies

Historical Christmas anthologies are among my most anticipated holiday treats. They are the perfect reading for the season because I can read a full story between baking batches of Christmas goodies,...
October 16 2015

Count Down to Christmas with The Last Chance Christmas Ball Anthology

The Word Wenches, comprised of historical authors Mary Jo Putney, Jo Beverley, Joanna Bourne, Patricia Rice, Anne Gracie, Susan King, Cara Elliott, and Nicola Cornick, invite you to a Christmas...
June 2 2015

First Look: Anne Gracie’s The Spring Bride (June 2, 2015)

Anne Gracie The Spring Bride (Chance Sisters #3) Berkley / June 2, 2015 / $7.99 print, $7.99 digital On the eve of the London Season, Jane Chance is about to make her entrance into...
September 2 2014

Meant for Each Other: Top 10 Couples in Historical Romance

If I say that I just did a quick tally of the historical romance keepers on one of my eight overflowing bookshelves and counted 180, you will have some idea of how daunting I found the task of selecting...
August 13 2014

So Romantic: Favorite Grand Gestures in Romance Fiction

I’m a romantic. I can appreciate a sizzling scene, but I confess that, with few exceptions, once I close a book, the scenes that earned it a high sensuality rating tend to blur into memories of...
March 29 2014

First Look: Anne Gracie’s The Winter Bride (April 1, 2014)

Anne Gracie The Winter Bride (A Chance Sisters Romance) Berkley / April 1, 2014 / $7.99 print & digital Damaris Chance’s unhappy past has turned her off the idea of marriage...
March 19 2014

April 2014 Romance Novel New Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in April. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got a very...
November 7 2013

Addicted to Love: Anticipating Series Books from Beverley, Kleypas, Roberts, and More!

My name is Janga, and I’m a series addict. The habit goes back to childhood when my favorite fictional characters—Jo March, Anne Shirley, and Betsy Ray—were featured in series that...
September 4 2013

Class Differences in Historical Romance, Part 2: She Stoops to Conquer and to Fall (in Love)

While tales of the gentleman ignoring the strictures of society to marry a heroine of humble status is a long-established tradition in romance fiction, tales of the lady marrying the groom or even the...
August 6 2013

Sometimes You Just Need a Good Cry: Unhappy Ever Afters in Books

I read JoJo Moyes’s Me Before You a couple of weeks ago, and after I finished explaining it to my husband, I asked him, “What would make an author write such a sad book?” His response...
July 17 2013

Class Differences in Historical Romance, Part 1: The Triumph of Love Over Level

Part One: Marrying the Maid (Or the Governess or . . .) The theme of love powerful enough to overcome the boundaries of class is rooted deeply in the tradition of romance fiction. Whether one views...
February 1 2013

First Look: Anne Gracie’s The Autumn Bride (Febuary 5, 2013)

Anne Gracie The Autumn Bride Berkley / February 5, 2013 / $7.99 print,digital Governess Abigail Chantry will do anything to save her sister and two dearest friends from destitution, even...
December 8 2012

Joyful Holiday Stories from Putney, Beverley, Elliott, Gracie, and More!

One of the first new Christmas books I read this year was Mischief and Mistletoe, an anthology that includes stories by eight romance authors who blog together as the Word Wenches. They are (in the...
January 13 2012

Inspired by Austen: Sister Acts from Nora Roberts, Eloisa James, Mary Balogh, and More!

Linguist and author Deborah Tannen describes the unique bond of sisterhood as the “the coming together of connection and competition.” Tannen also talks...
November 13 2011

Chicks in Pants: Cross-dressing Historical Heroines

Cross-dressing heroines, or chicks-in-pants books as they are popularly known, are among my favorite reads when they are done well. Twelfth Night has long been my favorite Shakespearean comedy. One...
September 4 2011

Poignant (Non-Romantic) Moments in Romance: Nora Roberts, Eloisa James, Susan Wiggs, and more!

Usually when we talk about most memorable moments in romance novels, we are referring to scenes featuring the hero and heroine. After all, they are the novel’s raison d’être. But there are those...
August 18 2011

Top 5: Twisting the Tropes in Historical Romance

Like most romance readers, I have favorite tropes—reunited lovers and friends-to-lovers head my list. But more than any single trope, I love books that take the conventions of the genre and give them...
April 28 2011

On the Road Again: Getting Road-Trip Romances Right

Road Romances are one of my favorite romance tropes. There are a lot of them out there, but to my mind, a great road romance must include three elements. There must be a compelling reason for our...