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G’day from RWAustralia!

Catching my breath after the start of the Romance Writers of Australia conference here in Perth, Western Australia, and I’m happy to say that the romance community is just as vibrant and welcoming down here as it is back home! Festivities began on Thursday evening, but I confess I skipped the opening cocktails in lieu […]

Early Autumn picks

Having trouble finding new reads to cuddle up with now that we are heading out of summer and into fall? Check out author Sylvia Day’s picks below!   With novels such as “Eve of Darkness” and “Entwined With You” earning her crossover success in the romance genre and beyond, author Sylvia Day is just the expert you want highlighting the most […]

Sweepstakes! Enter for your chance to win

We interrupt our Urban Fantasy week to bring you fantasies of another kind… and they happen to take place in Vegas, baby!   Our friends at Simon & Schuster Audio are running a fabulous romance sweepstakes to cap off the summer! The grand prize winner will receive a $3,000 travel voucher for a trip to […]

CONTEST! Wallbanger by Alice Clayton

Have you ever had an obnoxiously loud roommate or neighbor? No, no, I don’t mean that they use their outside voice inside or that they yell when they’re on Skype. I’m talking loud as in he/she is a screamer. Or a grunter. Or a banger. A wallbanger, if you will. Unfortunately, I’ve had that roommate. […]

CONTEST! The Typewriter Girl, by Alison Atlee

Missed our feature last week on the amazing giveaway ten historical novelists have cooked up? There’s still plenty of time to enter and win! Today’s feature is brought to you by Alison Atlee, author of THE TYPEWRITER GIRL. Go to her blog or FB to enter for a chance to win a free book…or maybe […]

The Final Rose: the Bachelorette Recap

Finale! Bachelorette history! Will Desiree go home without one of the 25 dudes she was destined to fall in love (or at least vague superficial attraction) with? We rejoin her in pensive mode on the deck of her Antigua suite, mourning the loss of Brooks. She recaps for us, explaining that when his mom and […]

Contest! 10 Great Authors, 10 Unforgettable Adventures

Gallery Books author Alison Atlee let us know about this amazing contest she and nine other historical fiction writers are running, now through August 14. If you’re a historical fiction fan, you’ll want to check it out! See below for all the details… Don’t let your summer end without an adventure! We’ve gathered ten stories […]

Bachelorette recap: Caribbean Blues

I missed recapping the home visits, but I would never abandon you for the bitter end! Tonight, Des takes her top three gents to Antigua (finally, some truly enviable scenery). BUT…tragedy strikes even in paradise! The previews show Des telling us that she’s falling in love, and then weeping inconsolably to Chris Harrison. Whatever could […]

Rowling’s Next Secret Project a Romance?

  The following article originally appeared on, who have kindly agreed to let us share some of it here. To read the full article and many other book-related goodies, please click here or visit the site here. So now that the cat’s out of the back about THE CUCKOO’S CALLING, J.K. Rowling’s critically well-received […]

Congratulations, RITA Winners!

Last night, RWA concluded its annual conference with the sequin-studded RITA Awards. 1700 attendees get glammed up, sparkled up (and often Spanx’ed up) to watch their fellow writers vie for the coveted golden lady. (One thing I love? RWA also honors the editors of the winning books.) If you’re looking for a great romance to […]

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