Tag Archives: Avon

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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New Opportunities for Aspiring Writers – and Other News From Around the Web

 ** I’d noticed recently that Avon redesigned its website, and it has also now announced the launch of Share Your Book, a place for aspiring writers to post writing samples and receive feedback from readers, editors, and other authors. It … Continue reading

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Avon Wants a Piece of Your Mind…

Have you ever wanted to give a publisher a piece of your mind? Well, Avon is asking for one. They have a fairly extensive survey for romance readers on facebook. They want to know how you read, how much you … Continue reading

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Avon Royal Weddings Giveaway (Contest Closed)

On Tuesday Royal Weddings,  a new Avon Impulse digital anthology featuring Loretta Chase, Gaelen Foley, and Stephanie Laurens is released. The authors pull out their charm, wit, and passion to tell  three stories set amidst grand historical royal weddings, including … Continue reading

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Avon ARC and Vera Bradley Bag Giveaway (Contest Closed)

Our friends at Avon books are helping AAR celebrate our new look by putting together an extra special prize package for one lucky reader, including coveted ARCs of favorite authors and one from a historical romance debut author.  It includes … Continue reading

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News and Musings

– The big news around the web this week has been the launch of Carina Press. They launched Monday and their books are now available in a number of places, including at their own site, where they’re offering a 20% … Continue reading

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20% Off Avon Books and a Cool Advanced Read Giveway (Contest Closed)

We’re very excited to announce a special new benefit exclusively for AAR readers, thanks to the generosity of Avon Books. From now until December 12th,  when you shop at Harper Collins online, you’ll save 20% from your total order when you … Continue reading

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Hey, Did You Know We’re All Irrelevant?

That’s right. Avon Books still believes that those of us out there writing internet reviews and reading them before we buy books don’t make a difference in the sales numbers. I was a little startled when I first saw this … Continue reading

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