Tag Archives: Romance reading

Eagerly Awaited July Books

July looks like it’s going to be a month for historical lovers. Even though all of us here at AAR picked out some favorites across a variety of subgenres, historicals topped the list. Loretta Chase, Kaki Warner, Grace Burrowes and … Continue reading

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Defending the Faith

Every year in the days leading up to Valentine’s Day and on the holiday itself, the radio station I listen to every morning engages in a tradition that always gets under my skin. They call it “Romantic Ramblings,” and it … Continue reading

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The Book Hangover

It is two o’clock in the morning. You have work the next morning, and maybe kids that will be up in a few hours and need to get dressed and fed and sent off to school. You should have been … Continue reading

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Appreciating Authors

You probably have already heard about the Wall Street Journal breaking the story of the Department of Justice plans to sue Apple and Simon & Schuster Inc., Hachette Book Group; Penguin Group (USA); Macmillan and HarperCollins Publishers Inc for price … Continue reading

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The Appeal of the Mundane

I’m an enthusiastic lover of romance. I love the action and adventure, the sweeping sagas, the old school and new alike. But lately I’ve come to appreciate yet another facet of my favorite novels, the scenes of quiet domesticity. Sure, … Continue reading

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Keeping It Real

I hadn’t realized until this week what a liar I was about romance books.  If anyone asked what kind of romances I like best, I would have said those that transport me away to somewhere I haven’t been in either … Continue reading

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The Quest for the Perfect Book

As many of you know, I compose a list of all the books that I am looking forward to reading. It is like a security blanket or comfort item knowing that there are some books out there that I want … Continue reading

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One Recipe, Two Very Different Dishes

Spoiler Alert: If you haven’t read the Lord of the Rings books or seen the movies, this post contains spoilers regarding the ending. We’ve been having quite the lively discussion on the Romance Potpourri Board about just how much the … Continue reading

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Bed, Chair, Sofa, or Floor?

And no, I’m not talking about certain recreational activities.  I’m just wondering where you guys like to read. See, I used to have this image of a “proper” reader: Someone who sits straight-backed in a chair, or lounges with dignity … Continue reading

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Deadeye Dick’s Last Shot, or All for the Love of Bessie Burton

If you are not a fan of the 1960’s western television show, The Virginian , then this title means nothing to you. As a caregiver for an aging relative, I can almost repeat all the dialogue. One episode opens as … Continue reading

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