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November 30 2015

H&H Bloggers Recommend: Best Reads of November 2015

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...
September 25 2014

10 Urban Fantasy Series You Should Read (An Opinionated Opinion)

Have you fallen for an urban fantasy series and want more? We’re here to help. These ten book series epitomize things we love about urban fantasy. They may have influenced the subgenre or...
December 31 2013

Team H&H Recommends: Best of 2013

Last week we asked our bloggers to give you their top picks for 2013 and now it's Team H&H's turn! Our resident shipper, Heather Waters, gives you her favorite couples; Megan Frampton shows...
August 6 2013

Power Hungry and Hot: Best (Meaning Worst) Anti-Heroes

I’ve just read Siege and Storm, Leigh Bardugo’s second book in the Grisha trilogy. Semi-spoiler here for anyone who hasn’t read the whole first book, Shadow and Bone: the Darkling...
June 7 2013

A Touch of Fae: Recommendations for Fans of Lost Girl’s Fae

It’s been over a month now since Lost Girl's wacky gang of misfit Fae (as well as an awesome human or two) have delighted us with their banter, fighting bad guys, and just generally entertaining...
May 16 2013

More Than a Wolfman: Our Ever-Changing Shapeshifters

Once upon a time, there was a Big Bad Wolf. He ate grandma, remember? Terrorized poor old Red right out of her hood? Then he got all smexied up, became either a were or a shapeshifter (because they’re...
March 18 2013

Alternate Mythologies from Lost Girl, Hearne, Moning, and More!

It’s probably safe to say that vampires and werewolves have had their fair share of literary exposure over the years. Werewolves first appeared around 61 AD, in The Satyricon by Petronius. Vampires,...
March 18 2013

H&H Off-Hours #2: These are Our Obsessions, Part 3

The hour grows late and the list of our obsessions grows short. Last week we discussed how Jen Proffitt had recently discovered the joys and pains of Damen/Elena in The Vampire Diaries. Before...
February 14 2013

Hell’s (Wedding) Bells, Harry: The Romance of The Dresden Files

There is this wizard, you may have heard of him. I mean, he is in the book and all, AND he is the only professional wizard in Chicago, so you shouldn't have that hard of a time finding him. ...
February 7 2013

Urban Fantasy 101: Rice, Hamilton, Rowling and More!

Think urban fantasy is all leather-clad heroines and male sidekicks with big guns? Think again. Urban fantasy has become one of the most varied of the speculative genres. In fact, it’s no longer...
December 13 2012

Author Leigh Evans on Her Favorite Paranormal Authors

Today Heroes and Heartbreakers is pleased to welcome author Leigh Evans, whose The Trouble with Fate will be released December 24, 2012. The Trouble with Fate's heroine is both Fae and Were,...
October 29 2012

Day #11: Magic 101

Sorry, this sweepstakes has ended. Check our Sweepstakes page for more offers! We'd like to thank all the authors and publishers that contributed to our 13 Days of Halloween countdown,...
October 10 2012

Charmed, I’m Sure: Witches and Wizards from Butcher, Moning, King and More!

Like many of us, I've always been fascinated by magic and those who could wield it. I grew up watching Bewitched and I Dream of Jeannie; I adored the comical situations these magical woman managed...
July 2 2012

Which Hero is on Your “List"?, Part 2

We are back with Part 2 of our H&H bloggers “List” choices—the list is the fictionalized version of characters you would love to see nekkid if you could, where not even your spouse or partner...
September 13 2011

Footloose and Fancy-Free: Male Urban Fantasy Protagonists

There’s more than just a gender difference between urban fantasy heroes and heroines, there’s a difference in their romantic status, too: Most UF female protagonists have a partner, and...
August 27 2011

In It for the Plot (No, Really): Urban Fantasy and Paranormal Romance Recs

Every so often, a debate starts among bloggers and authors as to what exactly defines PNR and UF and what are the differences. For me it’s simple: Paranormal Romance (PNR) is a romance novel based...
August 10 2011

Dating Dresden: Why Harry Dresden Would Make a Great Boyfriend

Jim Butcher’s Ghost Story (the 13th in the Dresden Files) has toppled George R.R. Martin’s A Dance with Dragons from the top spot of the hardcover fiction bestselling list this week, and while...