Category Archives: All About Romance

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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The Annual Poll Results for Books Published in 2014 are in!

Yes, the results of the Reader Poll for Best Romances of 2014 are in. Click here to see the list of winners and go to the accompanying article to see author comments. The Annual Poll at AAR is a cooperative … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Romantic Films

There’s an obscure little film called Fifty Shades of Grey out for Valentine’s Day–today!– this year. Maybe you’ve already bought your tickets. Maybe you’re waiting to see it on Netflix. Maybe you’re waiting until hell freezes over. While we do have … Continue reading

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It’s the results of the AAR Annual Reader Poll!

Best 2014 Romance Novels Best Romance It Happened One Wedding, Julie James Best Contemporary Romance It Happened One Wedding, Julie James Best Romantic Suspense River Road, Jayne Ann Krentz Best Paranormal Romance Shield of Winter, Nalini Singh Best Romantic Science … Continue reading

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It’s the 20th Anniversary of Lord of Scoundrels!

AAR feels old! We can’t believe many of us first read Loretta Chase’s classic romance Lord of Scoundrels 20 years ago! We first reviewed the historical romance in 1997. The review was written by a reader who gave the book … Continue reading

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