Genre Fiction

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E-Originals from Arden, Castillo, Chase, and Lane and Debuter Delacroix | Xpress Reviews

Sports romance novel lovers will truly enjoy this tale of a strong female who dominates in a male sport; the banter between Olivia and Cade is fun and flirty throughout; strong dose of steam and a nonromantic plot; fans of paranormal romance will be intrigued by the unique story line; fans of the series will enjoy this origin story

Eleanor Taylor Bland Award Honors Emerging Mystery Writers of Color

Sisters in Crime announced their fourth winner of the Eleanor Taylor Bland Award, which honors the memory of the pioneering African American mystery writer

E-Originals from Andrews, Matthews, Maynard, Moon, and Yardley | Xpress Reviews

You don’t need to be from Texas to conquer the heart of a good woman; a great choice for anyone who enjoys suspense with a love story; a romance featuring two shy types makes for engaging reading; Moon creates a strong sense of home and a convincing romance; highly recommended for romantic comedy lovers

Final Thoughts on the Perfect Genre | RWA 2017

A few final thoughts on the Romance Writers of America 2017 conference in Orlando, FL

E-Originals from Ashenden, Galen, Holt, and Reyne | Xpress Reviews

Readers who enjoy quick, steamy, sexy books should like this one; Galen keeps the suspense high and outcomes in doubt in this gritty romance; don’t miss this first installment in Holt’s new series; readers looking for M/M titles that focus on an FBI partnership as well as a central love affair will be rewarded with delicious, angst-filled energy

A Special Day for Librarians | RWA 2017

A highlight of the annual Romance Writers of America (RWA) conference is Librarians Day, held this year on Saturday, July 29

Conflict Makes Love That Much Sweeter | Romance Reviews

Tender, and wickedly funny, Dare’s newest offering is a spirited tale with a Beauty-and-the-Beast theme and the perfect launch for her latest series; Jordan’s latest romp is just plain fun; ­another “redeemed rogue” gets the future he deserves in Putney’s Once a Rebel; Anderson’s earnest romance brings two couples together with insight and a dusting of holiday charm

Romance Conference Presents Lovely RITAs | RWA 2017

Awards presented at Romance Writers of America (RWA) annual conference in Orlando, FL, July 26–29

Galaxy Quests | Genre Spotlight: SF/Fantasy

Debuts showcase diverse voices, epics reign, space operas blast off, and horror rises from the grave (again) in our annual sf/fantasy preview. Plus Kensington and Tor launch digital and podcasting sf imprints.

LJ Fiction | Review Alert, August 2017

Brady’s riveting psychological debut chiller will wow thriller lovers; a must-read for DeMille’s many fans; Ribchester’s fascinating historical mystery is a sure bet for fans of Hitchcockian suspense; sexy, racy, and simmering with heart-pounding passion, Jordan’s latest romp is just plain fun; a Sip of Carr’s haunting first novel will leave readers hopeful for the future