Category Archives: All About Romance

Eagerly Awaited Books – May 2016

We’re already thinking ahead to May books here at AAR. We all looked over the list of upcoming releases and had quite a few to add to our to-buy lists.   We’re excited to read Only Beloved, the latest entry in … Continue reading

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And the winners of the AAR Annual Reader Poll 2016 are….

This year’s Annual Poll results are finally here. We thank the many many readers who responded to our survey. The format of taking nominees and then creating a ballot with the top vote getters was a success. Our hard working pollsters–thanks … 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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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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The Best of 2015: Lynn’s List

2015 was a strange reading year for me. For starters, I have a toddler, so I read more picture books than usual. Going back over books I read for myself, I did read a good number of current year releases … Continue reading

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The Best Romance Short Story/Novella of 2015 So Far Is……

After a rather unexpected long break for some real life events, I’m ready to start again with our series of posts about the best of romances published to date in each of the AAR Annual Poll categories. Next up, is … Continue reading

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Eagerly Awaited September Books

I was such a happy camper when I looked over the September new releases list. I’ve been waiting for Deanna Raybourn’s newest book for ages! Judging from the responses I received from others here at AAR, I’m not the only … Continue reading

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RWA – Thursday

The first full day of RWA is in the books. Lynn, Dabney, and I have been busy observing, reporting, tweeting, and okay…celebrating. One change this year is that there are no luncheons; the sessions with featured speakers are breakfast sessions … Continue reading

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TBR Challenge – Old School Romance month

I got a bit carried away with this months’ prompt of “Kickin’ it old school” and read several books which were published more than ten years ago. I’ve chosen to post reviews of two; one is a Traditional Regency which, … Continue reading

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Eagerly Awaited April Books

It sure looks like April is shaping up to be a month of big releases! Quite a few of us are excited to see new books from the likes of Susanna Kearsley, Simone St. James, and Jo Goodman. Releases from … Continue reading

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