Category Archives: Romance reading

The Best of 2015: Melanie’s List

To be honest, my reading slacked off a lot in 2015. I usually read half again as much as I did this past year, a lot of which were forgettable at best, and absolute stinkers at worst. I didn’t have … Continue reading

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TBR Challenge 2016 – Short and Sweet

It’s TBR Challenge time, and yes, Caz and I are in again! This month’s theme involves short romances, so we’ve been urged to pull out novellas, short stories and category romances. My choice this month was pretty easy. When books … Continue reading

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TBR Challenge – The Happiest of Holidays

It’s no secret that I love a good Christmas romance. With this month’s TBR theme being holiday romance, I just had to go looking for something Christmasy, and preferably historical. I found a treat in Elisabeth Fairchild’s 1999 trad Regency, … Continue reading

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Life and Death: It’s No Twilight

The tenth anniversary edition of Twilight arrived on the shelves several months ago containing the bonus feature of Life and Death, a gender swap retelling of Twilight. The tales are identical aside from the gender swap and an expedited ending.  … Continue reading

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An AAR Gift Guide: Fantasy Romance

AAR is running a series of blog posts on books we love which you might want to give as gifts. These books may be recent or classic, reviewed or unreviewed, digital or print – the only rule is that they … Continue reading

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Funniest Romance & Biggest Tearjerker Romance of 2015 So Far Are…

Next up in our series of posts leading up to the Annual Poll are romances in two categories that touch readers’ emotions: romances that make you laugh – Funniest Romance – and romances that make you cry – Biggest Tearjerker. … Continue reading

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An AAR Gift Guide: Romantic Mysteries

AAR is running a series of blog posts on books we love which you might want to give as gifts. These books may be recent or classic, reviewed or unreviewed, digital or print – the only rule is that they … Continue reading

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TBR Challenge: Books With Buzz

This is my second year taking part in Super Wendy’s Multi-Blog TBR Challenge, and even though I don’t read the various romance sub-genres widely, I’ve nonetheless managed to find something in my TBR pile to fit the prompts each month. … Continue reading

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It’s a VERY big sale at Harlequin!

Like many other romance fans, I’d heard about the big Harlequin sale that started on November 10. Harlequin has been selling eBook editions for 10 years. They’re celebrating by having a big sale. Really big. 10,000 titles will be available … Continue reading

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Eagerly Awaited November Books

November is certainly looking like a big historical month. After writing a number of contemporary romances, Lisa Kleypas has returned to historicals (and to Avon!), and many of us on staff couldn’t be happier. Carla Kelly also has a new … Continue reading

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