Category Archives: Authors

There’s No Place Like Home: A Guest post by Virginia Kantra (plus a giveaway)

Reading (or writing) a small town series is like going on a family vacation. You know how you load into the car, going back to the same spot year after year? It’s a getaway where you kind of know what … Continue reading

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New Directions: A Guest Post from Jill Sorenson

Hello All About Romance! I’m so happy to be here, celebrating my new release. Against the Wall might be my most anticipated book yet, because it features my most-requested character: Eric Hernandez from 2011’s The Edge of Night. (AAR’s DIK … Continue reading

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Mercy Brown Talks about Boys, Bands, and Dreaming Big

Mercy Brown’s debut novel Loud Is How I Love You comes out January 19th. It’s a New Adult romance set in the 1990′s New Jersey indie music scene. Dabney gave it a DIK review. Ms. Brown is giving away three e-copies of … Continue reading

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Writing Communities: A Guest Post and a Giveaway from Jennifer Lohmann

One of the things I like in a good contemporary romance is how real the characters feel. In a contemporary, the setting is familiar and the technology and manners and culture are all familiar, so I can sink into the … Continue reading

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A Guest Post and a Giveaway from Rose Lerner

[trigger warning: discussion of sexual harassment/assault]  Happy new year, all! Being a servant is not a great job. I knew that when I set out to research Listen to the Moon (my new Regency romance about an impassive valet and … Continue reading

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Santa Baby, Bring Me a Love Story

I have always been a sucker for a holiday romance. There’s something about the holidays that allow me to access the over-the-top, gushily sentimental core of my heart that is normally hidden under a layer of “loves complicated realism in … Continue reading

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An Interview and a Giveaway with Lucinda Brant

AAR’s Caz interviews author Lucinda Brant today. Ms. Brant has generously offered a lucky winner the choice of an audiobook or eBook of her latest release Deadly Peril. To win, make a comment below. Caz: I’m delighted to welcome author … Continue reading

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Julie Anne Long on Lyon and Olivia and coming to an end in Pennyroyal Green

After finishing The Legend of Lyon Redmond, I cried. I’ve read all the Pennyroyal Green books several times. What I Did for a Duke garnered the first A grade I gave a romance here at AAR. (It, along with I … Continue reading

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Sonali Dev talks Bollywood, Tropes, and Saris: An Author Interview

One of the coolest romance related things I’ve done this year is attend a meeting of Lady Jane’s Salon in New York City. Lady Jane’s, founded in 2009, is the Big Apple’s first–and only–monthly romance fiction reading series. The night … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Author Interview

One of the things I like best about my work at All About Romance is interviewing authors. Over the years, I’ve gotten to ask questions about books I loved or at least liked. In fact, my main two criteria for … Continue reading

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