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February 15 2017

Reading Lisa Kleypas’ Wallflowers: Appreciating the Final Wallflower in Scandal in Spring

In a delightful journey that began with Secrets of a Summer Night in 2004, we accompanied the Wallflowers—young society misses Annabelle, Lillian, Evangeline, and Daisy—as...
Mala Bhattacharjee
February 13 2017

The Power of Female Friendship: Ladies Celebrating Ladies

Book boyfriends are great and all, but it’s galpals who’ll help you kill three bottles of wine and then bury some bodies! So move over, Valentine’s Day: Let’s pull a Leslie...
February 4 2017

Romance Passes the Bechdel Test—The Stories Are About Love, But Not Always About Men

Romances are largely written by women, for women, about women. Many people think that because of the romance of romance novels, the books become inherently unfeminist. Elizabeth Davis (Conjuring...
January 26 2017

Katie Faith and Aimee Are Friendship Goals in Lauren Dane’s Protected

Lauren Dane is a master of female friendships and nuanced small-town romances. When she merges the rural, Southern charm of a small-town with fiery witches and the werewolves who love them in Protected...
March 11 2015

“The Start of a Beautiful Relationship”: Sarah Morgan’s First Time in Forever

It’s a cause for celebration when Sarah Morgan embarks on a new trilogy. Puffin Island, off the Maine coast, is the geographical ballast of friendship for Emily, Skylar, and Brittany, pals since...
August 1 2014

Friday Beefcake: Best Bromances with Hiddleston/Hemsworth, Damon/Affleck, and More!

Source:   The success of a movie often depends on the chemistry of the two leads—whether those leads...
June 26 2014

No Boys Allowed: Girls’ Nights Out from Banks, Ashley, and More!

Girls' nights out (GNOs) are usually a night of unrestrained fun, the nights you and your girlfriends get together and just unleash. It usually has three things: good people, good food, and good...
September 16 2013

Author Tawny Weber on Friends in Fiction

Today, H&H is joined by author Tawny Weber, whose Fearless (The Girlz Guide to Getting It) is out today. Fearless is the romance of two coworkers who embark on a no-strings-attached relationship—but...
January 11 2012

Bad Friend Heroines from Richelle Mead, Charlaine Harris, Karina Cooper and More!

As romance readers, we often joke about book boyfriends—the heroes we get all weak in the knees over. But what about the women? We invest so much time with the heroines in our favorite series,...
March 26 2011

Romantic Literature for Chicks: Green, Kinsella, and Giffin

My reading tastes are like my moods: fickle and ever changing. Not so long ago I was introduced to someone as a reader and of course was asked, “What do you like to read?” Since I read in...
February 22 2011

With Friends Like These: Jane Austen’s Sly Girls

Don't we all know people like this? People who make friendly overtures and want to be your buddy, but who you know have an ulterior motive. Jane Austen must have, and she has given us three (at...