Category Archives: Katie AAR

Correcting Author Mistakes

A few days ago I was trolling the interwebs looking for any tidbits about Rachel Gibson’s next book. (Yes, I know her last book only came out 2 months ago, but I’m impatient. Sue me.) So anyway, I visited her … Continue reading

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Libraries in the Digital Age

This confession will probably give some of you a heart attack, but I haven’t read any of Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series. I know, I know. It’s like I’ve been living under a rock buried 3 miles below the surface of … Continue reading

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Categories: The Bastard Children of Romance

Last week on our message boards a discussion arose about category romances – specifically, whether or not one reads them and why. For those of you who don’t know, categories (a.k.a. “series romances”) are the shorter, usually numbered books released … Continue reading

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Sometimes Prince Charming is Wearing a Beer-Stained Undershirt

I love sports romances. Love, love, love them. The thrill of the game, the athletic prowess, the conflict, the romance, and the sex all make for a heady combination. Some of my all-time favorites include See Jane Score by Rachel … Continue reading

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Leslie Parrish Winners

Pamela and Vivi are the lucky winners of the ARC. Thanks to everyone who entered!

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Books with Buzz: Black at Heart by Leslie Parrish Interview and Contest (Contest Now Closed)

Leslie Parrish is the alter ego of Leslie Kelly, a writer known for her light, humorous contemporaries. But you won’t be finding light fun with the new Black CATs trilogy by Parrish. Instead you’ll be getting dark, edgy, fantastic romantic … Continue reading

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The Plan B Taboo

When I’m reading a contemporary romance of the non-paranormal variety, I read with the expectation that the characters in the book are living in the same world that readers live in. With many books this isn’t an issue, but occasionally … Continue reading

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