‘Tis the Season, with Love in Mind | Romance Reviews

JUST FOR THE HOLIDAYS The winter season is fast approaching, and authors and publishers are doing their best to make sure there are stories to please everyone.

Christmas Can Be Murder: 27 Tales of Yule

This year there’s plenty of homicide for the holidays, along with a pack of dog stories and all kinds of delicious holiday treats.

Love Is All Around | Genre Spotlight: Romance

A new publishing season has lots to offer the multitudes of romance fans, from hockey to history to…honey badgers? So buckle up, it’s going to be a wild ride.

E-Originals from Krum, Michael, Persell, and Quarles | Xpress Reviews

The pace is fast, with a few twists and turns along the way; the growing bond isn’t strong enough to be the sole focus; a fun, flirty, and spicy read from Persell; Quarles plays with the pacing conventions of contemporary romance to burn hot and bright

E-Originals from Lynn, Marek, Sosa, West, and Debuter Wynters | Xpress Reviews

Readers will find this feel-good romance entertaining; a rousing historical romance that examines issues of class and privilege; contemporary romance fans will fall for the multidimensional characters; West lovingly crafts the small-town setting; for fans of military romances that include heroic canine companions

LJ Fiction | Review Alert, October 15, 2017

This year, there’s plenty of homicide for the holidays: check out these 27 new tales of Yule; Zumas presents characters who are strong and determined, making her story that much more believable; top indie fiction for fall and Halloween; notable and new space opera from Wagers, Baker, and Hines; the latest romance has it all—finding love online, in the Old West, and with a Southern belle

First—And Foremost | Debut Novels

Fall 2017/winter 2018 bring the promise of fresh, new voices

E-Originals from Alward, Flade, Livesay, Marcelo, and Debuter Laine | Xpress Reviews

Romance readers who love holiday stories will be thrilled with this latest addition; is a strong choice for anyone interested in an emotional love story; a fun and heartening read despite a few hiccups; recommended where contemporary titles circulate well; the feelings and struggles are all heartfelt and true to life

E-Originals from Donyo, Fernando, Moran, and Debuter Matthews | Xpress Reviews

A sweet, poignant love story featuring a refreshingly ambitious heroine and an introspective hero; because of the short pagination, character motivation and development suffer; a fast and emotionally satisfying read—a promising debut; libraries will want to add the series to their romance collections

E-Originals from Chianese, Cole, Holmes, and Wyatt & St. George | Xpress Reviews

Forromance fans who appreciate strong female leads, handsome naval officers, and a dog playing matchmaker; fans of Cole will recognize the bandmates of Preload; Holmes’s sentiments are explored with great care; with broad appeal for readers of sexy contemporary romance, not just those who have an interest in MMA