Tag Archives: j.D. Robb

Romances I Want to See on the Large or Small Screen

Recently we’ve seen a spate of books made into movies – Ender’s Game, Catching Fire and The Book Thief being three of the most recent. Which got me to thinking about romance novels I think would make excellent films or … Continue reading

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AAR Staff Top Ten Favorites – Blythe’s Picks

I put off writing my top ten until the last possible moment for a variety of reasons. I wanted some time to think about it, but I knew even though I had lots of time I’d still be making choices … Continue reading

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AAR Top Ten Picks – Laurie Gold’s Picks

Note: Laurie Gold has graciously agreed to share her Top Ten picks here this week. Longtime readers here will remember that Laurie founded All About Romance, and you will see many columns and reviews from her in our archives. Though … Continue reading

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AAR Staff Top 10 Favorites – LinnieGayl’s Picks

As one of AAR’s three pollsters – along with LeeB and Cindy – I truly adore the Top 100 poll. Sure, it’s a lot of work, but it’s also fun to look at the ballots as they come in. I … Continue reading

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AAR Staff Top Ten Favorites – Jane’s Picks

I started reviewing for AAR when I was pretty young – 18 years old, and still fairly new to the genre. My tastes have changed and evolved quite a bit in that time. Looking at my reviewer profile, which hasn’t … Continue reading

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Speaking of Audiobooks: It’s All Reviews – May 2013

It’s time for another All Reviews column here at Speaking of Audiobooks. Eight audiobooks are up for review including Laura Kinsale’s The Prince of Midnight (no link yet for the audio), Rachel Gibson’s Simply Irresistible, Julie James’ Love Irresistibly, Julie … Continue reading

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What’s With All the Female Victims?

A few years ago, one of my Literature professors asked me, “Aren’t romance novels just about a woman finding a man to take care of her?” I had to explain to her what we all know, that modern romance novels … Continue reading

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The Magic Number

In the past, I’ve talked about the plethora of series books out there and how I sometimes wish for standalones, and Leigh blogged about her own series ambivalence. However, instead of answering questions or completely relieving a pet peeve, thinking … Continue reading

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Was I a “Big Ass” Reader?

Heroes making big assumptions… They’re so common in romance. So much so that they were labeled “Big Ass” heroes” in an ATBF column several years ago. Readers often use shortcut terms like “the Big Miss.” But what about readers making … Continue reading

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J.D. Robb Scavenger Hunt – Clue #5

That’s right! If you’re participating in the J.R. Robb Scavenger Hunt, you’ve come to the right place. The clue is below the jump, but be quick about it – it’s only good from 3:00pm until 3:59pm, Eastern Standard Time. Good … Continue reading

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