Category Archives: Books

TBR Challenge – Expect the Unexpected

I’m a fairly eclectic reader (just check my Goodreads account for proof of that), so when confronted with a theme calling on me to pick out something completely different, I found myself at a bit of a loss. I decided … Continue reading

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TBR Challenge: Modern Love

It’s always a bit of a scramble for me to find a contemporary romance for this prompt, because I don’t read them very often and don’t own many. And I like to choose my challenge books from books I already … Continue reading

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Steals and Deals

This week has great steals and deals. Click on the book covers to go to Amazon. Thanks and happy reading. Caroline Linden’s I Love the Earl is just 1.99. We haven’t reviewed this one but we’ve given many of her … Continue reading

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Sunday Steals and Deals

So many books and so many deals! Here are some of our favorite bargains to be found right now. This collection has an impressive lineup of authors: Alexis Hall, Del Dryden, Vanessa North, and more. I love anthology’s inspiration: How does love … Continue reading

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Blasts from our Past: Purple Prose Parodies

For years, All About Romance ran a very amusing Purple Prose Parody Contest. We thought we’d share some of the entries. These two are culled from the 1999 Contest. from Carol Taylor (written as an homage to Dara Joy) Knight of a … Continue reading

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TBR Challenge – You’ve Just Got to Read This!

As a September 2015 release, The Matchmaker’s Match has obviously not lingered long in my TBR pile. However, I thought it would be a perfect choice for this month’s TBR challenge. While I was in New York for RWA, I … Continue reading

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Eagerly Awaited April Books

One look at everyone’s picks from the list tells me that April is going to be a HUGE month of historicals. Every year around this time I find myself eager to get my hands on the newest Simone St. James … Continue reading

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What’s Up at AAR

Hello again, everyone! It’s our round-up of some of what we’ve been doing. We’ve got lots and lots of Best of 2015 lists! And fresh content for you to enjoy. Here’s what’s new at AAR: The AAR Annual Readers’ Poll Annual … Continue reading

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Does Size Matter?

I’ve read some pretty long books in the course of my life. Tolstoy’s War and Peace with the original French quotes included – 1,296 pages. The Far Pavillions by M. M. Kay which comes in at a mere 960 pages.  … Continue reading

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Eagerly Awaited March Books

It’s March and as spring approaches, we are all getting antsy to get outside. And from the looks of my inbox, it appears that everyone here at AAR is getting anxious to pick up some good books, too. From male/male … Continue reading

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