Category Archives: Lynn AAR

TBR Challenge – It’s RITA Time!

Note: This year’s RITA awards will be held next week at the RWA National Conference, so the July multi-blog challenge is focusing on reading RITA nominees and winners. My choice for the multi-blog TBR challenge was Prospero’s Daughter by Nancy … Continue reading

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TBR Challenge – Back to the Classics

This month’s TBR challenge, reading one of the classics, had me scratching my head for a little bit. Did I want to reach for one of those books that could be considered part of the romance canon(to the degree we … Continue reading

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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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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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Eagerly Awaited June Books

In terms of subgenre, our tastes are all over the place this June. Both Lauren Willig’s latest historical as well as some romantic suspense from Jill Sorenson are catching several of our eyes. And then of course there’s the latest … Continue reading

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Eagerly Awaited May Releases

With new books from Jo Goodman and Julie James, May is shaping up to be a month that just might be hard on the wallet. And let’s not forget, the legendary historical, The Windflower is finally being reissued in May. … Continue reading

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TBR Challenge – Modern Love

When I saw that this month’s TBR Challenge category called on us to read a contemporary romance, I found almost an embarrassment of choices. Did I want to go mainstream or inspy? Small town or big city? Something serious or … Continue reading

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TBR Challenge – New to Me Books

I went back to “Sunday” in the Back to School Challenge this month, to read the second of the books I’d chosen for that day. The prompt was – Read a book that has in its title the word “Sunday”, … Continue reading

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We pick the “Buried Treasures” of 2013

In 2013, self-publishing was mainstream, social media allowed authors more specific ways to publicize their work, and everyone had a strongly held opinion about what constituted a great romance novel.  This environment makes the idea of a “buried treasure” more … 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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