Category Archives: Dabney AAR

An Interview with Jill Shalvis

Perennial contemporary romance favorite Jill Shalvis has a new book out this week. It’s called Sweet Little Lies and it’s her  first release with Avon Books as well as the first edited by well-known editor May Chen (she has edited Julie Anne Long, Sherry Thomas, … Continue reading

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An Interview and a Giveaway with Jenny Holiday

Jenny Holiday’s latest 49th Floor novel, His Heart’s Revenge, is her first m/m romance and features two hot heroes with a past. I’ve enjoyed all the 49th Floor books and thought it would be fun to ask Jenny a few questions. She … Continue reading

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Alex Markov: Dreamboat or Douchebag?

In another of our occasional series in which we discuss the merits – or lack thereof – of fictional heroes and heroines, AAR staffers turn their attention to Alex Markov of Kiss an Angel by Susan Elizabeth Phillips. The book taps into … Continue reading

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An Interview (and a giveaway) with Anne Calhoun

I am an Anne Calhoun fan. Uncommon Passion is one of my favorite romances and, even when I don’t think her books are that good, I almost always enjoy them. Her parsing of what men and women feel for and do to … Continue reading

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Marrying Winterborne by Lisa Kleypas: A DIK Review

Marrying Winterborne, the second book in Lisa Kleypas’s dearly anticipated Ravenels series, begins with Lady Helen Ravenel calling on Rhys Winterborne, a man to whom she was briefly engaged. As almost anyone who read the first book, A Cold Hearted Rake, … Continue reading

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Edge of Obsession: The DIK of the Week

I follow Jill Sorenson on Twitter and, a few days ago, this Tweet popped up in her feed.     I clicked on the Goodreads link and began reading her review. When I got to the statement “this is the hottest book I’ve … 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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An Interview (and a giveaway) with Caroline Linden

Dabney: I’m determined to keep this interview spoiler free. So, no mentioning who it is who writes the 50 Ways to Sin stories! But can I ask, did you know who the author was from the beginning of the series? Caroline: Thank you … Continue reading

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Want to write for us?

You read us. You trust our reviews and comment on our blogs and message boards. You like that we’re independent, that we don’t answer to publishers, authors, or a media company. You appreciate that we are a grassroots organization–our reviewers … 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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