Tag Archives: Sherry Thomas

TBR Challenge: Back in Time

Given I read historicals almost exclusively, this month’s prompt wasn’t much of a challenge so I decided to look for something – for me – a bit different. Provoked is the first in Joanna Chambers’ Enlightenment trilogy, and an M/M … Continue reading

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Speaking of Audiobooks: Romance Audio News March 2014

Today we’re talking about a few promising coming soon or new release titles, taking a look at the audio side of AAR’s recent Annual Poll, sharing the Audie Award Finalists in Romance (complete with an opinion), and providing you with … Continue reading

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TBR Challenge – Back to School and Some Catching Up to Do

February proved to be quite the “challenging” month for me and I finished only four books that applied to my challenges. The good news is that reading three of those books helped me finish off my geography challenge. None of … Continue reading

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Speaking of Audiobooks: Top Ten 2013 Romance Listens

Although we’re seeing the audio romance section over at Audible brimming with unknown authors and narrators these days, it’s an indication that romance audiobooks are more popular than ever and the number of quality titles is on the rise as … Continue reading

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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

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An interview with Sherry Thomas, YA author

Readers love Sherry Thomas’s historical romances. Of the seven she’s published, three are Desert Island Keepers here at AAR and three others garnered a B+. She is a two-time winner of Romance Writers of America’s RITA® Award. When I heard Sherry … Continue reading

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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

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Sherry Thomas Book Celebration and ARC Giveaway (Contest Closed)

Since Sherry Thomas first burst onto the scene in 2008 her reputation has grown as one of the most literate and lush writers of romance. Now, after a wait of two years (during which Sherry switched publishers), readers are about … Continue reading

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More Than I Bargained For – When Books Come With a Message

There are a few published authors who have a reputation for being passionate about a particular political or social topic. Most readers know this up front and share these authors’ views. But what about those individuals who unsuspectingly buy a … 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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