Monthly Archives: August 2012

E-Lending and the LendInk Brouhaha

The latest Internet scandal about piracy isn’t about piracy — it’s about misunderstanding what eBook lending is all about. What happened proved that social media can be a powerful force, but those powers aren’t always used in the right way. … Continue reading

Posted in Anne Marble, E-books, Publishing | Tagged , | 10 Comments

Special Title Listings are Back!

We asked you, our readers, what you wanted to see on the site and we heard you loud and clear. We are pleased to announce that AAR’s Special Title Listings are being dusted off and re-worked and we would love … Continue reading

Posted in All About Romance, Cindy AAR, LinnieGayl AAR, Rike AAR | Tagged , | 59 Comments

I’ll Take My Mysteries with a Bit of Romance

I love romance novels, I really do. But, like many AAR readers, I also read other genres, and my other primary reading love is mysteries. I read both contemporary and historical mysteries, serious and light mysteries, cozies and police procedurals. … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Books, Characters, LinnieGayl AAR, Reading | 67 Comments

Eagerly Awaited September Books

I can’t believe the end of summer is almost here. We’re already thinking about September 2012 new releases! Tessa Dare and Meljean Brook have both won over plenty of fans among our review staff, so it’s not surprising that their … Continue reading

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Speaking of Audiobooks: August 2012 Releases

If you’ve been a regular reader of Speaking of Audiobooks this past year, you’re probably aware that our upcoming releases list is compiled from a variety of sources.  Building this month’s list proved to be more challenging than usual.  Although … Continue reading

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Dream Lake by Lisa Kleypas Five-Book Giveaway (Giveaway Closed)

Summer is 2/3 over and it’s a perfect time to relax with a great book – even better when it’s a highly anticipated book by a much-loved author.  Thanks to the generosity of Lisa and her publisher, I’ve got five … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Books, Books with Buzz, giveaways, Romance | Tagged , | 99 Comments

Pandora’s Box: Faithful to Laura

As always, the Pandora’s Box discussion may contain some slight spoilers of the book. We’re back with another Pandora’s Box, this time featuring Faithful to Laura by Kathleen Fuller. This is the second book in her Middlefield Family Series, which … Continue reading

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So, Have You Read Any RITA Winners?

The 2012 RITA winners were officially announced on the last full evening at the RWA convention, on July 28, 2012. Many of us like to compare the winners to what we have already read and AAR reviewers are no exception. … Continue reading

Posted in Maggie AAR, Publishing, RWA, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 22 Comments