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July 9 2017

In Defense of Reading Out of Order

My name is Jenn, and I read out of order.  Okay, phew, with that out of the way, let's talk a little bit about what I get out of reading out of order. Follow Your Heart I think...
November 2 2016

What Needs to Happen in the Finale of Your Favorite Series?

This week we found out that Diana Gabaldon's 10th Outlander book would be the last. Every year it seems there is a conclusion to a beloved series on the horizon—in January we see the...
June 27 2016

What Book Finally Hooked You on a Series?

A few years ago, Netflix published some interesting information—it knew exactly what episode hooked you on a show. Scandal hooked you on episode 2, Arrow had you by Episode 8, and Once Upon...
November 13 2015

Phases of the Moon: Wrapping Up Marissa Meyer’s Lunar Chronicles

Now that Winter is out, the end of the Lunar Chronicles Series has arrived. I’m both elated because resolution is in store, and a bit melancholy because, well, let’s face it, this innovative...
November 11 2015

Get Hooked: 5 Authors That Got Us Totally Hooked on Their Series

Serialization has been around for ages. And it will probably never die out—not as long as humans are curious.  As readers we can both love and hate series books. Hate because sometimes...
October 28 2015

How Picky Are You About Picking Up a New Series?

Is your TBR pile falling over because you will say yes to just about any book, as long as it comes recommended (The old “I'll try anything once”) or are you hesitant to buy into...
March 23 2015

What Do You Do When You Realize You’re Reading Out of Order?

Sometimes we read books out of order: I'll leave you time to recover from the shock that brings to some readers. It just can't be helped—especially in the days before we could obsessively...
October 10 2014

A Peek at Bitten Season 2

“Look at the blood! Look at the bodies!” A brand-new trailer for the second season of Bitten was shown at New York Comic Con this week. We'll be covering the second season...
April 30 2014

First Look: Julie Ann Walker’s Hell for Leather (May 6, 2014)

Julie Ann Walker Hell for Leather (Black Knights Inc.) Sourcebooks Casablanca / May 6, 2014 / $7.99 print & digital Only a crisis could persuade Delilah Fairchild to abandon her beloved...
February 21 2014

What’s the Longest You’ve Waited for a Book?

We'll be covering the next release in Jo Beverley's Rogues series, A Shocking Delight, which comes out seven years after the last Rogues book. That's a long time to wait! What's...
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 21 2013

Waiting to Inhale: Series-ish Business

Buying into a series can be a heavy investment, so it's not unreasonable to expect an equally heavy payout. Sounds mercenary, but it’s not. With more and more books crowding the TBR pile,...
August 13 2013

Series Finales: Finding the Happy Balance

What did you think of the Seinfeld finale? What about the final episodes of The Sopranos and Lost? Do you worry about how Breaking Bad or Mad Men might end? It's the same with romance series. Think...
July 24 2013

Spreading the TV Love: Romance Novel Series as Television Series

Television series adapted from novels are plentiful indeed. But while the Crime, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Historical and Young Adult markets are always well represented – even if we only look at the shows...
May 2 2013

It’s Not Me, It’s You: Breaking Up with a Series

I love a good series, and it's hard to give up on a pair of characters or a world when I've cared about it so much. When I find out an author is going to expand their story into a series, I...
April 23 2013

Urbanized: New Entrants to Urban Fantasy from Bishop, Robson, and Daniels

Urban Fantasy is a tricky genre; many series begin with a book that offers hope it will be the start to something wonderful. In order to achieve that promise, the characters have to be strong and full...
March 26 2013

(Lover) At Last! Today is the Day!

Many, many readers have been waiting for today—the day when J.R. Ward's Lover at Last is released, revealing Qhuinn and Blaylock's story. We've asked before how you sneak in reading...
March 19 2013

Oh, Brother!: Siblings in Romance Novels

Many series books feature siblings who find their own respective love in successive books. Perhaps the best known is Julia Quinn's Bridgerton series, where eight Bridgertons eventually find...
March 12 2013

Anticipation: What’s Your Series Reading Habit?

It feels as though many recent books end on a cliffhanger, making the reader wait at least a few months, if not a year, for the next release. Some readers, including Jane Litte at Dear Author, will...
December 17 2012

First Look: Jennifer Estep’s Crimson Frost (December 24, 2012)

Jennifer Estep Crimson Frost Kensington / $9.95 print, $8.99 digital / December 24, 2012 For a moment, a face flashed before my eyes—the most hideous face I'd ever seen. No...
November 30 2012

First Look: Lynn Viehl’s Nightbred (December 4, 2012)

Lynn Viehl Nightbred Signet / December 4, 2012 / $7.99 print & digital Jamys Durand has survived being made an immortal Darkyn, horrific torture, and years of grueling warrior training....
November 27 2012

First Look: Kerrelyn Sparks’s Wild About You (November 27, 2012)

Kerrelyn Sparks Wild About You Avon / November 27, 2012 /  $7.99 print, $5.99 digital It's not every day that Elsa Bjornberg feels delicate, not when she hosts a home renovation...
November 26 2012

Exclusive Cover Reveal: Christine Warren’s Hungry Like a Wolf!

Today Heroes and Heartbreakers is pleased to reveal the cover for Christine Warren's Hungry Like A Wolf, the next book in her Others series. The heroine is the Alpha female of her pack, which is...
November 20 2012

First Look: Lora Leigh’s Secret Sins (November 27, 2012)

Lora Leigh Secret Sins St. Martin's Press / November 27, 2012 / $7.99 print & digital Sheriff Archer Tobias has watched the Callahan family struggle to find peace and acceptance...
November 11 2012

Stitching it All Up: Loretta Chase’s Dressmakers Series

The Dressmakers series is the most recent series offering from veteran author Loretta Chase. The third book, Vixen in Velvet, won’t be available until next June but I am already curious about...
November 9 2012

First Look: Shawntelle Madison’s Kept (November 27, 2012)

Shawntelle Madison Kept Ballantine / $7.99 print/digital / November 27, 2012 Fresh from defending her pack in battle, Natalya Stravinsky, a whip-smart werewolf with a lovable neurotic streak,...
October 31 2012

Uniquely Yours: Five Fictional Small Towns with a Difference

Skim romance or women’s fiction novels in any bookstore—online or brick and mortar, new or used—and you will probably notice that small-town settings abound, most of them as part of...
October 23 2012

First Look: Thea Harrison’s Lord’s Fall (November 6, 2012)

Thea Harrison Lord’s Fall Berkley / $7.99 print / digital / November 6, 2012 Before she met Dragos, half-human/half-Wyr Pia Giovanni was alone and on the run. Now she’s mated,...
October 22 2012

Day #4: The Kick-Ass Ladies Club

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 21 2012

It’s Those Same Agents Again!: Catherine Coulter’s (Too?) Long-Running FBI Series

It’s a good thing there are so many subgenres of romance, because the industry certainly tailors to the notion of having something for everyone. Like many of us, I read voraciously and am in constant...