Tag Archives: Julia Quinn

Julia Quinn: The #RWA15 Interview

My final RWA interview was with Julia Quinn. Ms. Quinn was beyond lovely to take the time to talk to me. She’d just finished giving the Keynote address at the conference. That address was wonderful. (You can watch it here. … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Dabney AAR, Interviews, RWA | Tagged | 1 Comment

AAR Staff Top Ten Favorites: Dabney’s Picks

It was the summer of 2008 and I, a passionate reader, had my first Kindle. It was magical–a device you could just push a button and get books, as many as you could find and afford, and read to your … Continue reading

Posted in All About Romance, Dabney AAR, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 45 Comments

AAR Staff Top Ten Favorites – Lynn’s Picks

As with everyone else here, I found it quite difficult to whittle my list of book loves down to 10. I could handle 50 or even 25, but 10 just seems like such a paltry number when compared with the … Continue reading

Posted in All About Romance, Lynn AAR, Reading | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

AAR Staff Top Ten Favorites – Alexandra’s Picks

Although I know other reviewers and staff have had a lot of trouble deciding upon their top ten romance novels, I have to confess it was mostly easy for me. This likely has something to do with the fact that … Continue reading

Posted in Alexandra AAR, All About Romance, Romance reading | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

AAR Staff Top 10 Favorites – Melanie’s Picks

So, like the other AAR staff who have submitted their Top Ten, I’ve been struggling to make decisions about what belongs on my personal top ten. And as I made a list of some of my favorite books, I noticed … Continue reading

Posted in All About Romance, Melanie AAR, Romance reading | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

AAR Staff Top 10 Favorites – Lee’s Picks

Week after week after week I’ve been reading the other AAR staffers Top Ten blogs and have been hoping they wouldn’t choose some of my favorite books, but some were indeed chosen (The Windflower by Laura London; Mr. Impossible by … Continue reading

Posted in All About Romance, Lee AAR, Romance reading | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

New Year, New Books?

Happy New Year! Now that 2012 has started, everything just feels so fresh and new. I have a new page-a-day calendar, I’m getting used to writing a new date, and somehow after the fun of New Year’s Eve and New … Continue reading

Posted in Lynn AAR, Romance reading | Tagged , , , | 36 Comments

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

Posted in Lynn AAR, Romance reading | Tagged , , , , , , | 39 Comments

This is Dedicated to the One I Love…

Long before the Internet with authors’ webpages, blogs, Facebook, and Twitter, I knew quite a bit about the authors whose books I read. I knew the names of their best friends, husbands, and children. I was able to surmise when … Continue reading

Posted in Leigh AAR, Romance reading | Tagged , , , , , , , | 42 Comments

The OTHER Reading Slump

Do you ever hit those points in your reading where you just don’t know where to start? Usually, at this time of the year, I’m brimming over with reading ideas and books that I cannot wait to dive into. I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Lynn AAR, Reading | Tagged , , , , , , | 25 Comments