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TBR Challenge: Lots to Choose From

Today we’re taking a little break from the RT author interviews for May’s installment of the TBR Challenge. For this month’s adventure through the TBR pile, I went looking for a book by an author represented multiple times in my … 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 Staff Top Ten Favorites – Caz’s Picks

Normally, the question “what’s your favourite book/piece of music/film?” is one that’s likely to turn me into a jibbering idiot and turn my mind completely blank. I mean really – just one favourite? And in any case, it usually depends … 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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AAR Staff Top Ten Favorites – Jean’s Picks

See, I knew that signing up for this blog would cause me a headache. How are you supposed to choose the top ten romances that rock your world? How? How? (At the back of my mind I have the Baha … Continue reading

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What’s Your Favorite Type of Cover?

As long as I have read romance novels, I’ve been interested in their covers. They are bright and often lurid and embarrassing. Who wants to sit on a bus, or at a coffee shop, reading a book with the characters … Continue reading

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Eagerly Awaited in July

Every month, the staff here at AAR send me their lists of books on the new release list that they are eager to try. Going over the July list was extra fun because there were four new releases that clearly … Continue reading

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Are We in a New Historical Golden Age?

I sat down to write something kind of snarky about language use in historicals after having come across some particularly heinous examples lately, but I soon found myself thinking about something entirely different:  Are we in the midst of a … Continue reading

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Books With Buzz: Meredith Duran Interview and Giveaway (Contest Closed)

We’ve been buzzing around AAR for some time now about Meredith Duran, one of the rising stars of historical romance.  It started with Duke of Shadows in 2008 and continued into a blockbuster 2009 with Bound By Your Touch (my … Continue reading

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Meredith Duran giveaway winners!

First of all, thank you to everyone who entered our Meredith Duran book giveaway. You left some fantastic reading ideas in the comments. After assigning everyone one or two numbers based on the number of entries they had, the draw … Continue reading

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