Romance

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E-Originals from Clark, McGinnis, and Wylie, plus Two Debuts | Xpress Reviews

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Romantic suspense at every turn; delayed gratification and the consequent lack of hanky-panky; Jess and Cole’s romance is sweet, gentle, and worth the read; a debut novel full of Southern charm; light sexual content and a feel-good message

E-Originals from Alexander & Co., Arend, Barth, Chance, and Cross | Xpress Reviews

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A fantastic historical anthology for Juneteenth; Arend’s latest features enjoyable characters and emotional issues; Barth’s romance has plenty of angst and sizzle; a high dose of relationship conflict from Chance; a sexy romp from Cross

Balogh, Feehan, Shalvis, Thayne, Two Brides of Waterloo, Plus News | Romance Reviews, June 15, 2015

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Small-Town Style What is it about community-based series romances—the ones set in small towns with an assortment of recurring characters that hover in the background of the main action—that is so appealing?

E-Originals from Bennett, Boyle, Bright, Kennedy, and Moon | Xpress Reviews

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Hard-hitting hockey action, a delightful tale of mistaken identities, engaging characters in a series launch, this title for 50 Shades fans will grab readers’ hearts, a realistic romance between an older woman and a younger man

E-Originals from Berry & Co., Grothaus, Hassell, & Platt | Xpress Reviews

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A charming quartet about a wedding-gone-wrong, the usual will they/won’t they is entertaining in Grothaus’s latest, vibrant characters from Hassell, Platt’s next “Farthingale” story is engaging from beginning to end

E-Originals from Austin, Cutler, Everett, and Sfetsos | Xpress Reviews

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An entertaining series opener from Austin, friendship and life decisions from Cutler, a historical “marriage act” will have Everett’s readers invested, a high-octane sf/Western/romance saga from Sfetsos

Hot Summertime Reads

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Grab an iced tea and one of these genre fiction favorites.

E-Originals from Barnard, Downs, Lake, and Martin | Xpress Reviews

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A strong new adult series entry, a quick ghost story, a winning read with an unusual setting, and a high-stakes story that is light on the loving

E-Originals from Cosby, Harper, & Silver | Xpress Reviews

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A 13th-century Scottish marriage of protection, keeping “Secrets” in the third title in Harper’s series, Silver does a great job of tying her two stories together

E-Original Romance from Trentham | Xpress Reviews

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The excitement of high school football and the allure of a budding romance are rolled into a pleasing and thoughtful story that features reliable characters coupled with passionate and genuine love scenes