Tag Archives: Mary Balogh

The Audiobook of Beyond the Sunrise is a DIK!

Mary Balogh’s 1992 novel Beyond the Sunrise boasts a storyline quite unlike those found in the other books of hers I’ve read in that it’s mostly plot, rather than character driven. That isn’t a criticism, however, because I enjoyed this new … Continue reading

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A Pandora’s Box: Mary Balogh’s Only a Promise

Today, Dabney and Maggie tackle the latest Survivor’s Club by Mary Balogh, Only a Promise. The book comes out on Tuesday, June 9th. We’ve tried to avoid overt spoilers. Maggie summarizes the novel here: As a schoolboy Ralph Stockwood, Earl of Berwick, … Continue reading

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Romances I Want to See on the Large or Small Screen

Recently we’ve seen a spate of books made into movies – Ender’s Game, Catching Fire and The Book Thief being three of the most recent. Which got me to thinking about romance novels I think would make excellent films or … 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 – 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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AAR Staff Top Ten Favorites – Pat’s Picks

Coming up with a list of my top romances is not romantic at all. In fact, it can be downright unromantic as I found out the first year I tried to compile a list of my Top 100 favorite romance … Continue reading

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AAR Staff Top Ten Favorites: Caroline’s Picks

Everybody has had so many interesting ideas for how to choose a top ten – breaking down by genre, assuming “pocket copies” of classics, choosing only books which haven’t been listed by other bloggers – so I apologize for using … Continue reading

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AAR Staff Top Ten Favorites – Rike’s Picks

All the romances listed below are true Desert Island Keepers for me, and for each of them the following holds true: Whenever I open them to reread a particular scene, I cannot put them down again, and I end up … Continue reading

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AAR Staff Top Ten Favorites: Maggie’s Picks

Before I begin, I must issue a disclaimer. I don’t have ten favorite books. I have hundreds of them. I imagine most of us here at AAR do. When the idea for the Top Ten Tuesday came up I was … Continue reading

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Favorite Romance Fathers

This past weekend we celebrated the men in our lives who are dads. The guys who teach bike riding, car pool us to events and make every day a little better just by being there for us. I know lots … Continue reading

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