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July 10 2017

Mercedes Lackey’s Elemental Masters Tells a Different Kind of Fairy Tale

Fairy tales are the foremothers of fantasy. It is in these stories that humanity first imagined a world of magic. Fairy tales are also the origins of romance; it is in these fables that the idea...
July 6 2017

The Best of Alexa Riley, or Your Fix for Everyday, Insta-Love Fairy Tales

We all know the saying “Once in a while, in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale”. Of course this saying applies to Romances…and, well, also the style of...
May 15 2017

Lecia Cornwall Dishes on Beauty and the Highland Beast

Nothing says “Happily Ever After” quite like a fairy tale romance—especially when it comes with a Highland twist! This month's E-Book of the Month Club pick brings us a little...
May 15 2017

Announcing H&H E-Book Club’s May Selection: Lecia Cornwall’s Beauty and the Highland Beast!

Our book club gives “summer of love” a whole new meaning. Every month this spring and summer, Heroes and Heartbreakers will spotlight a new romance to read and then gather together...
April 2 2017

First Look: Lecia Cornwall’s The Lady and the Highlander (April 4, 2017)

Lecia Cornwall The Lady and the Highlander (A Highland Fairytale #3) Swerve / April 4, 2017 / $3.99 digital The third in the Highlander Fairy Tale Series by Lecia Cornwall is by far my...
October 31 2016

Gena Showalter The Darkest Torment Trailer Reveal! 10 Ways to Tame the Beast

When he barks, you bite sounds like an excellent tip to tame any beast! Gena Showalter knows a thing or two about taming beasts with all her experience in the Lords of the Underworld series—after...
October 27 2016

First Look: Lecia Cornwall’s When a Laird Finds a Lass (November 1, 2016)

Book 2 in the Highland Fairy Tale series by Lecia Cornwall draws very loosely on the tale of the Little Mermaid. When a Laird Finds a Lass is a story about two tribes that are sworn mortal enemies....
October 14 2016

31 Years Later and We Still Love LadyHawke

1985: gas cost $1.09, movie tickets $2.75, New Coke would be introduced,  The Unabomber kill his first victim. The Food and Drug Administration would approve...
August 23 2016

Ever After: The Best Fairy Tale Adaptation of All Time?

  Ever After, starring Drew Barrymore It was the summer of 1998, and life was just simpler back then. Back then we had dignity! We had respect!...
July 2 2016

Fresh Romance: Comics for Romance Readers

Sometimes I get tired of reading novels (OMG did she just say that?!) and I flip on the latest episode of Jane the Virgin. And sometimes… I read comics. Okay, a lot of the time. I’m...
June 6 2016

The Controversy of an HEA: Why I Like It When A Court of Mist and Fury Flipped The Script

Necessary spoiler tag is necessary. We're talking about the HEA (Happily Ever After) of A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas, which of course comes at the end of the book so be warned,...
November 19 2015

A Ranking of Marissa Meyer’s Lunar Chronicles Series Couples: An Opinionated Opinion

Now that Winter has been released, I take a moment to reflect on the four main couples driving the Lunar Chronicles Series by Marissa Meyer. Below, I give you in descending order, saving the best...
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...
October 18 2015

Not Your Children’s Fairy Tales: Fantasy and Paranormal Romance to Make the Brothers Grimm Proud

What is it that make fairy tales timeless? Is it the difficulty that the heroine or hero must endure before they get their Happily Ever After? Or the social lesson of morality or values that consistently...
June 3 2015

Romance News Roundup: Julianne MacLean Cover, Tangled, Lauren Smith Deal, and More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now. —Deal Alert #1: Sarah J. Maas's Throne...
May 8 2015

Romance News Roundup: Mobile Site Update, Janet Evanovich Deal, and More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now. —We've updated the H&H mobile experience...
May 7 2015

His Bark is Worse Than His Bite: Much-Loved Beauty and the Beast Retellings

Today we're thrilled to welcome Sarah J. Maas to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Sarah's latest book, A Court of Thorns and Roses, came out on Tuesday and features a young huntress offered up to...
May 2 2015

First Look: Sarah J. Maas’s A Court of Thorns and Roses (May 5, 2015)

Sarah J. Maas A Court of Thorns and Roses Bloomsbury / May 5, 2015 / $18.99 print, $12.99 print A thrilling, seductive new series from New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas,...
April 18 2015

Return to the Kingdom: 20 Years of Anne Rice’s Beauty Series

For many readers (and their mothers), Anne Rice’s Beauty trilogy was their first foray into the world of erotic romance. Writing under the pseudonym of A.N. Roquelaure, the trilogy comprised of...
March 9 2015

The Swoonies 2015, Wildcard Round: Historical Couples

Welcome to H&H’s very first couples battle, The Swoonies, where romance’s most popular pairings go head-to-head for the title of H&H’s Swoonworthiest Couple of the Year!...
March 6 2015

What the Heart Wants: Spring 2015’s Can’t-Miss Romance Books, Movies, and Shows

March | April | May | Printable Version Even the most avid romance fan has trouble keeping track of all the amazing content released throughout the year. We’ve...
February 4 2015

Gorgeous, Grumpy, and Growly: A Modern Goldilocks Retelling in Laura Florand’s Once Upon a Rose

You might think from the description of this book, that this will be a “Beauty and the Beast” retelling, but the clue is actually more in the growling, and the curls. French rose grower...
January 26 2015

Romance News Roundup: Laura Kaye Deal, Beauty and the Beast, and More!

Welcome to H&H's brand-new daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now. —Deal Alert: Laura Kaye's...
November 19 2014

The First Cinderella Trailer Is Here!

The trailer for Disney's first live-action Cinderella movie is finally upon us! Downton Abbey star Lily James will take on the leading role of young orphaned princess Ella, who's...
October 14 2014

First Look: Elizabeth Hoyt’s Darling Beast (October 14, 2014)

Elizabeth Hoyt Darling Beast (Maiden Lane #7) Grand Central Publishing / October 14, 2014 / $7.99 print, digital A MAN CONDEMNED . . . Falsely accused of murder and mute from a...
October 3 2014

Friday Beefcake: The Royal Treatment with Hiddleston, Cumberbatch, Dallas, and More!

It's been a good week for all those with secret royal obsessions (or not so secret, we're never one to judge), or for those who love a good fairy tale. Why, may you ask? First (in order of excitedness),...
September 1 2014

First Look: Deborah Blake’s Wickedly Dangerous (September 2, 2014)

Deborah Blake Wickedly Dangerous Berkley / September 2, 2014 / $7.99 print & digital Known as the wicked witch of Russian fairy tales, Baba Yaga is not one woman, but rather a title...
August 20 2014

September 2014 Romance Novel New Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in September. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got...
July 9 2014

There When You Need It: How Eloisa James’s The Duke is Mine Landed on the Keeper Shelf

Today we're thrilled to welcome Sara Jane Stone, whose Full Exposure was just released. Full Exposure is the first book in the Independence Falls series and focuses on Georgia, a recently-returned...
May 24 2014

Libraries, Bracelets, and Hearts: The 10 Most Coveted Items in Romance from KCole, Singh, Rocha, and More!

Have you ever read a romance novel and said, “I want that?” I know I have. Or has the hero done some romantic gesture that just sweeps you offer your feet? Yeah, I thought so. Below are...