A.N. Roquelaure (aka Anne Rice), Raunchy Rock Stars, Debut Novelist Sierra Is “Starting Fresh” | Erotica Reviews, April 1, 2015

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Spring has sprung! The snow is melting, and springtime is (supposedly) here. What better way to thaw out and warm up than with some new erotica?

Sleiman’s Pick of the Month, plus a Versatile Pittman, Romantic Tagg, & Historical Whitson | Christian Fiction Reviews, April 1, 2015

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Sleiman launches an action-packed, historical series of adventure and romance; Pittman’s moving tale of temptation, surrender, guilt, and redemption; Tagg writes humorous, gentle romances with a wisp of faith throughout.

Set Your Phasers to Stunned: 2015 Hugo Nominations Stir Controversy

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The April 4 announcement of this year’s Hugo Awards shortlist generated a firestorm of controversy on Twitter and sf websites; at issue is the politicization of what should have been a selection process based on literary merit.

E-Originals from Ashworth, Baxter, Johns, and Rivers & Knox | Xpress Reviews

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Ashworth’s latest is lean on character development, Baxter’s World War II tale provides terrific perspective, Johns’s series title provides an intense description of Waterloo, and Rivers & Knox created interesting story about finding yourself

E-Originals from Baxter and Gary, plus a “Dangerous” Debut | Xpress Reviews

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Baxter’s shop owner defends her family in time of war, a bad girl and a bad boy face off, two wounded souls try to find peace and love in a small town

Ken Liu’s Debut of the Month, P.N. Elrod, Erika Johansen, plus Series Lineup | SF/Fantasy Reviews, March 15, 2015

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Epic fantasy is one of the most popular and longest enduring genres in speculative fiction. This month’s reviews bring a wide variety of choices for readers, with new installments of popular series but also compelling debuts and fresh sequels.

E-Originals from Lorret, Meeker, and Stone | Xpress Reviews

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A steamy Regency romance begins a promising trilogy, the horrors of war provide a stark backdrop to a tale of essential human emotion, this romance brings a satisfying close to a quartet of hometown tales

E-Original Romance from Burke, Fleet, Highland, and Sax, Plus a Debut Mystery | Xpress Reviews

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Explicit sensuality adds to the excitement to Burke’s latest, an emotional journey in an alternative tale from Fleet, Highland seamlessly connects characters and story lines, elephant expert O’Connell has written a fresh mystery thriller

RIP Cathie Linz: A Librarian & Romance Writer

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The romance world and librarianship mourn the loss of author/librarian Cathie Linz

E-Originals from Michaels and Winters, with Debuts from Blake and Locke | Xpress Reviews

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Blake’s debut is endearing and more than a little hot; Locke’s debut features an edgy plot; Michaels’s series conclusion might confuse new readers; Winters’s book is a rare mix of heartwarming romance and incredible sexual awakening