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October 2 2017

First Look: Nicole Edwards’ Bad Reputation (October 3, 2017)

Nicole Edwards Bad Reputation (Bad Boys of Sports #1) LoveSwept / October 3, 2017 / $4.99 digital What do you get when you combine a hot hockey player and his best friend? Why Bad Reputation...
August 4 2017

3 Series You Have to Read If You Love Football Romances

Sports romances have been getting ever more popular for several years now, with MMA fighting and hockey leading the way. I haven't done a formal count, but my guess is that football takes third....
July 17 2017

First Look: Elley Arden’s The Perfect Game (July 24, 2017)

Elley Arden The Perfect Game (Arlington Aces #3) Crimson Romance / July 24, 2017 / $4.99 digital I'm a huge baseball lover, so it wouldn't have taken much to convince me to read...
July 13 2017

An Extraordinary Love: Romance News & Deals from Alyssa Cole, Toni Aleo, and More

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did you know you can sign up to receive Afternoon Tea as an e-mail? Sign up to have your daily cuppa delivered...
June 29 2017

The Conflicted Feelings When Fictional Sports Teams Become Real

Mark Twain famously said that “Truth is stranger than fiction, but is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.”  A corollary to this is the fact...
June 22 2017

10 Dirty Football Terms You Didn’t Know Were Legitimate

Sports romances are hot these days, and it's not just because athletes usually have a six-pack and a pinchable butt. Football players are tough and manly, not to mention they do all right financially....
May 6 2017

You’ll Want to Stand the Heat in This Kitchen in Rachel Goodman’s Intercepting the Chef

Chicken wings and football go together like Bert and Ernie, but not if Chef Gwen Lalonde has anything to say about it. In Rachel Goodman’s latest novel, Intercepting the Chef, Gwen has...
May 1 2017

First Look: Sarina Bowen’s Pipe Dreams (May 2, 2017)

Sarina Bowen  Pipe Dreams (Brooklyn Bruiser #3) Berkley / May 2, 2017 / $7.99 print & digital  If you've enjoyed the Brooklyn Bruisers series as I have, and love reunion...
Rhyll Biest
March 12 2017

5 Rugby Phrases That Sound Dirty But Are Legit Sports Terms

Rugby is the new black in romance, with rugby heroes popping up between book covers everywhere. But what’s the poor reader to do who doesn’t know the difference between a scrum...
February 16 2017

First Look: Sawyer Bennett’s Roman (February 21, 2017)

Sawyer Bennett Roman (Cold Fury Hockey #7) Loveswept / February 21, 2017 / $5.99 digital In the latest in the Cold Fury series, Sawyer Bennett tackles the bad boy of the team, Roman. Roman...
January 16 2017

First Look: Jennifer Blackwood’s The Rule Maker (January 16, 2017)

Jennifer Blackwood The Rule Maker (Rule Breakers #2) Entangled / January 16, 2017 / $17.99 print, $3.99 digital What is there to say about Jennifer Blackwood's The Rule Maker?...
December 1 2016

First Look: Brenda Rothert’s Hooked (December 6, 2016)

Brenda Rothert Hooked Loveswept / December 6, 2016 / $3.99 digital I love everything about Hooked. But what in particular do I love? Cinderella trope with a strong heroine? Check. Witty...
November 4 2016

Friday Beefcake: A Love Letter to our favorite fictional baseball players

What is it about baseball movies that make us so happy? Is it because it's truly America's favorite game? Is it the thrill of watching your favorite players win and shout in victory? Or...
October 29 2016

October 2016 New Adult Romance Best Bets: Things That Hump Go Bump in the Night

October is the month when the temps start cooling (for some people) but the romance gets hotter. There’s more suspenseful but romantic readings and even some stories that go hump bump in...
October 27 2016

Dark Nights, Sweet Reads: Male/Male Romance Best Bets for October 2016

The month of spookiness and autumn fashion has finally arrived. The colder weather and darkening nights mean more time for reading and the perfect excuse to wrap up with a blanket and hot chocolate....
October 21 2016

Pitch Slapped: What to Read If You Love Ginny & Mike

Like any great sports romance, FOX’s freshman series Pitch balances authentic baseball drama and the palpable sexual tension between its leads, rookie pitcher Ginny Baker (Kylie Bunbury)...
August 25 2016

Sosie Frost Makes Secret Babies Fun Again

There aren’t many tropes in romance that annoy me. Second chance, insta-love, best friend’s little sister, May/December, etc...they all have their moments in the sun. When paired with...
Rhyll Biest
August 10 2016

Roller Derby in Romance—Get Your Skates Ready!

If you’ve watched Whip It more than once, can tell a blocker from a jammer, and know how to fall small, the odds are that you don’t mind a little roller derby in your romance. After...
August 8 2016

Susan Elizabeth Phillips: “Captain” of Sports Romance and the Chicago Stars!

A Susan Elizabeth Phillips book is always cause for celebration but with First Star I See Tonight readers have a double reason to celebrate— a new book, and this book is...
June 10 2016

Nacho Figueras Gives You a Taste for Polo in High Season by Jessica Whitman

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that many well-minded people go through a time when they are obsessed with horses. While not every budding horse obsession leads to polo, it’s hard...
April 20 2016

Live From Romancelandia: A Viewing Guide to the NHL Playoffs

While some of these teams have been beaten out already, Stacey Agdern chatted with Romance Writers and readers across the interwebs about the hottest players in the coldest sport for the NHL Playoffs.  Sports...