Romance

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,

Keeping Up with the Reading Stack

Amazon just released a list of the best romance books published so far this year, according to their editors.  I am kind of appalled at myself that I've only read one of them -- Laura Kaye's Hard as You Can, the second book in a great new romantic suspense series.  I have a couple of the others in my pile of books to read and I am fan of many authors on the list, but I don't guess that counts in my favor.

What about you?  Have you read any on this list?  Do you think they're the best romance books so far this year?

Julie Garwood's Got What it Takes

I have really been enjoying listening to Julie Garwood’s books on my daily commute.  I just finished Sweet Talk, which is about FBI agent Grayson Kincaid, who meets Olivia MacKenzie during an operation gone bad.  Grayson finds that not only does Olivia need his protection from the hazards of

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