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June 30 2017

7 Women’s Fiction Best Bets for June 2017

“You can choose your friends but you sho' can't choose your family, an' they're still kin to you no matter whether you acknowledge 'em or not, and it makes you look right...
December 17 2016

Smile After Smile: Christmas with Children in Romance from Balogh, Morgan, and More!

Karina Bliss mentioned in her most recent newsletter that she just reissued Kiss Me, Santa, her novella in Harlequin’s 2010 Christmas anthology, That Christmas Feeling. I own a print copy...
May 29 2016

Land of Possibility: May 2016 Women’s Fiction Best Bets

“The world's favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.” -Edwin Way Teale All things do seem possible in May. Maybe this why this month’s...
January 11 2016

The Easy Way to a Better You: Read!

2016 is here! We have had fun with celebrating the best of – well, everything—best books, best movies, best television programs, best ads, person of the year, sexiest man/woman,...
December 21 2015

H&H Bloggers Recommend: Best Reads of 2015, Part 2

Each month, we ask our bloggers to share the best thing they’ve read (or things, plural, if our bloggers declare a tie ’cause they just can’t choose). It doesn’t have...
July 27 2015

Time Flies: Women’s Fiction Best Bets for July 2015

Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind. -Nathaniel Hawthorne The past does cast a shadow. It can make you nostalgia for halcyon days; or fill you with regrets and if-only...
July 26 2015

First Look: Emilie Richards’s The Color of Light (July 28, 2015)

Emilie Richards The Color of Light Mira / July 28, 2015 / $14.95 print, $7.99 digital The deeper the darkness, the brighter the light For more than a decade minister Analiese...
July 11 2015

Perfect Timing: 3 Authors Who Use Historical Elements in Women’s Fiction

Are you aware of trends in romantic fiction? I wouldn’t say that I was oblivious but I can’t say that I am totally in the know either. However there is one trend that has plenty of...
May 7 2015

Reunited: Mother’s Day Through the Eyes of the Birth Mother

Almost every country in the world celebrates “motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society,” because let’s face it, mothers make the world go round. The road...
December 11 2014

Top 10 Treasures from the Past from Howard, Brockway, and More!

In Megan Frampton’s blog The Ten Romance Novels You Should Read (An Opinionated Opinion), Megan mentions Anne Stuart, Julia Quinn, J.D. Robb, E.L. James, Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Laura Kinsale,...
December 9 2014

Riches to Rags: Heroines Who Hit Rock Bottom from Gibson, Phillips, Higgins, and More!

Glory Days—we’ve either lived them or observed other people living them. That magical time where you are the king or queen of the world.  The fame, the power, the influence, the adulation...
August 6 2014

Dog Daze: Working Dogs in Romance Novels from Ayres, Kantra, and More!

I am no stranger to perusing books because of dogs on the cover, or because canines are mentioned in the blurb. I discussed it in an H&H post, Must Love Dogs (and Cats): Animals in Romance...
July 17 2014

Travel the World Without Leaving Your Chair: Non-American Authors

“The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” - Dr. Seuss, “I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!” Each...
June 21 2014

First Look: Emilie Richards’s No River Too Wide (June 24, 2014)

Emilie Richards No River Too Wide (Goddesses Anonymous #3) Harlequin MIRA / June 24, 2014 / $14.95 print, $10.99 digital Some betrayals are like rivers, so deep, so wide, they can't...
May 7 2014

Love the Mom You’re With: Supportive Mothers in Romance Novels

With Mother’s Day this weekend, our thoughts naturally turn to the women in our lives who taught and or are still teaching us so many things as they love, nurture and support us. With their encouragement...
April 15 2014

What We Do for Love: Sacrificing Heroines from Higgins, Carr, and More

Recently in my post about family ties in romance, I talked about the impact of families, or lack thereof, on the heroine and hero. Basically, they—the hero and heroine—were either the recipient...
March 26 2014

Binding, Broken, or Unraveling: Family Ties in Romance Novels

Family: any group of persons closely related by blood, as parents, children, uncles, aunts, and cousins. For better or worse, we all have families. And this unit influences us for most...
March 13 2014

Just Keep Swimming: Empowering Women’s Fiction

Classifying a book by its genre can be both useful and detrimental. If you have a preference for a certain type of book, then this cataloguing easily helps you find it. But it also means that certain...
December 25 2013

H&H Bloggers Recommend: Best of 2013, Day 4

May old friends be forgot? We don't think so! We're celebrating our favorite reads with four days of the Best of 2013. We asked our bloggers for their favorite books of 2013, with one stipulation,...
October 26 2013

First Look: The Christmas Wedding Quilt Anthology (November 1, 2013)

Emilie Richards, Janice Kay Johnson & Sarah Mayberry The Christmas Wedding Quilt Harlequin / November 1, 2013, digital; November 5, 2013, print / $7.99 A FAMILY'S GIFT When they...
June 25 2013

First Look: Emilie Richards’s Somewhere Between Luck and Trust (June 25, 2013)

Emilie Richards Somewhere Between Luck and Trust MIRA / June 25, 2013 / $14.99 print, $8.49 digital Christy Haviland served eight months in prison, giving birth behind bars to the child...
May 22 2013

June 2013 Upcoming Romance Novel Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in June. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got a very...
May 21 2013

In Sickness and in Health: Illness and Hurt/Comfort in Romance Novels

I read romance novels because I love the journey of two people falling in love. There is the encounter and then the attraction which leads to lust and hunger, need and desire. Throw in some conflict—maybe...
March 13 2013

April 2013 Upcoming Romance Novel 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...
January 14 2012

Drinking Whiskey in Ohio: Whiskey Island by Emilie Richards

We’re reading our way across romance at a time. And, to make it even more fun, we’re doing it in order of incorporation into the United States. OHIO: Whiskey Island by...
November 4 2011

Southern Accents: Contemporary Romance Novels That Get Southern Right

I’m Southern by birth, upbringing, education, and choice. When I travel, I always give a little “I’m home” sigh when the restaurants I visit start serving grits for breakfast....