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August 31 2016

August 2016 Women’s Fiction Best Bets—“It is in Your DNA to Love a Good Story”

It is in your DNA to love a good story. You know, neat tales with heroes and villains and conflicts to resolve. A good story pushes our buttons, is exciting and memorable. -Barry Ritholtz Memorable...
August 3 2016

The Duality of Exploring Faith and Sexuality in Romance Novels

Living and writing in a world filled with both religion and sex can make finding the balance between both difficult. Rebecca Grace Allen (The Theory of Deviance) explored this concept when she...
July 25 2016

Male/Male Romance Best Bets for July 2016

What male/male romance novels should you read this month? What is love without a little angst? Or maybe a lot of angst based on the books I’ve picked this month! Apologies for those who...
April 14 2015

Spooked: Ghosts, Poltergeists, and the Afterlife from Movies, TV...and Real Life?

Today we're thrilled to welcome Maggie Mae Gallagher to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Maggie Mae's Remember Me, book 1 in her Mystic Series, just came out on April 7, and features a psychic who...
December 15 2014

A Great Miracle: Jewish Heroes and Heroines in Contemporary Romance

December is here! The nights are getting longer, the temperature colder, and Hanukkah is fast approaching. Although there are plenty of traditional options to keep folks warm and happy during those...
July 17 2014

Rooftop Bathing, Secret Encounters, and Ugly Sisters: Faith-Based Romance Is Not a Contradiction

Today we're pleased to welcome author Michele Bowen to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Michele's book, Pastor Needs a Boo, combines the worlds of romance and faith, and it's that combination...
June 12 2013

Mooning Over June’s Digital Reissues

This month, readers will find all manner of digital reissues. First up, Heart of the West, a western historical from Penelope Williams, followed by Patricia Gaffney’s Victorian series, the Wyckerly...
February 14 2013

Vicars in Romance Novels from Carlyle, Balogh, and More!

Vicars appear regularly in romance fiction as secondary characters. Who can forget Jane Austen’s clergymen—the obsequious Mr. Collins in Pride and Prejudice, the vain and greedy Philip Elton...
April 29 2012

Are You There, God?: The Mysterious Disappearance of Religion in YA Fiction

The Chosen by Chaim Potok is a novel about two young Jewish boys living in New York City during the Second World War. One is the son of an esteemed intellectual and Zionist, while the other is the son...