Romance

Book Hunters in Brief #61: Fifty Shades of Grey

Ask ten random people what love is and you'll get some long awkward pauses before you get ten different answers. That is probably why so many of us spend so much of our lives looking for it. How are we supposed to find something when we can't say exactly what it is? It's like telling someone who has never seen a hippopotamus to find one in a pitch dark walk-in closet. He's going to bump into it quite a few times before he figures out that the big, smelly thing is what he's been looking for.

My Favorites of 2014

bookHappy New Year! 2014 has come and gone, and it was a stellar year for romance. Since I love best of lists, I decided to contribute my own list of the 10 best romances I read in 2014.  Some are new titles by authors I love, some titles are from new authors and some are from authors new to me.  What were your favorite books of 2014?

 

It Is Time For A Change!

 As this year winds down and a new bright and shiny one approaches, it is time to start thinking about a change.  Why not make it a point to try something new in 2015?  Why not try a new type of romance?  Do you usually only read romantic suspense or maybe only humorous romances?  I have just the right tool to help you branch out.  NoveList Plus.  This is a wonderful database

Best of 2014

Shield of WinterThe end of the year is upon us, and that means annual best of lists are being released.  Although Publishers Weekly’s list was interesting, my favorite list (like Linda before me, as she wrote in this blog

Looking for Something a Little on the Spooky Side?

 

It is that time of year when we look for the spooky, the abnormal, the things that will frighten us and go bump in the night.  I put together a list to help you get into the Halloween spirit.  What scary romance novels are your favorites?

 

 

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2014 RITA© Award Winners

The FirebirdThe winners of the 2014 RITA© Awards for excellence in the romance genre were announced July 26th at the annual Romance Writers of America Convention in San Antonio, Texas.  Award recipients represent the best in published romance for the year 2013, as judged by published romance authors.

Only The Truth Can Set Her Free

 Mud Vein by Tarryn Fisher is not a hearts and flowers romance, it is a totally different kind.  Not my  usual preference, as I usually love the hearts and flowers and happy endings.   But, this title kept  popping up on different book review sites I read.  The description did not really capture my interest but  in the reviews people either really loved it or really hate

Love Historicals? Read a Sherry Thomas

Private ArrangementsI’ve been on a historical romance kick lately, and recently discovered Sherry Thomas.

New Adult Romance

Have you seen this new category?  Are you a little confused between Young Adult, New Adult and Adult?    New Adult is geared toward the 18-25 year age group.  This category has really become popular because of great authors like Jamie McGuire, Sylvia Day, Colleen Hoover and Samantha Young.  Remember you certainly don’t have to be between the ages of  18 – 25 to read!  Check out some of these titles.

While You Wait…

The CollectorAre you one of the more than 200 people waiting for Nora Roberts’ newest novel,

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