E-Originals from Hall and Hunting | Xpress Reviews

Fans of Hall’s amazing debut, Glitterland, will demand this latest, but it is recommended for libraries where Hall is already popular; Hunting keeps her lovers an ocean apart for a good part of the novel. Yet when the two reunite, the sparks fly

Romance Writer Award Nominees 2017 | In the Bookroom

Romance Writers of America® (RWA), the trade association for romance fiction authors, announced the finalists for the 2017 RITA® Awards on March 21.

E-Originals from Donna Grant and Janalyn Voigt | Xpress Reviews

Plenty of action and intrigue as well as a fair degree of top-shelf hanky-panky; for readers who like their romances squeaky-clean and those interested in the historical Western setting

E-Originals from de Salle, Halston, and Lovelace | Xpress Reviews

de Salle’s series start is a well-written, enjoyably sexy novel, with fully fleshed-out characters; Halston’s well-thought-out plot has enough tension to keep readers engaged; contemporary romance readers will love Lovelace’s story, its characters, and the town they call home

E-Original Historical Romance from Boyce and Cornwall | Xpress Reviews

Boyce crafts a steamy tropical romance far from stuffy English ballrooms—the multicultural romance and generous give and take create a truly enjoyable novel; the beats may be familiar, but the skillful storytelling draws readers in and holds some surprises

E-Originals from Kovach and Lanyon, with First-Timers Morgan and Swift | Xpress Reviews

Kovach’s story ends with a low-impact finale but a new beginning, signaling the possibility of a series; suspense fans will love how Lanyon keeps the pages turning; Morgan’s debut takes a plain Jane heroine/gorgeous rich hero and pulls the reader in; Swift creates a couple who find passion and love in healthy doses

E-Originals from Collins, Knox, Parker, and Star | Xpress Reviews

Rapid pacing delivers a quick read but leaves little room for tension; Knox’s latest is highly recommended for all romance readers looking to be swept away; the preoccupation with gossip is tempered when family becomes the focus; a star for Star, for romance readers who prefer a dollop of snark

Romantic Pairings | The Reader’s Shelf, February 1, 2017

For Valentine’s Day and beyond, here are a few perfectly matched romances: two paranormal debuts, sequels to recent series, and a duo of gems on audio.

Love the Next Time Around | Romance Reviews, February 15, 2017

PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM Reunion stories, those romances in which couples with past relationships reunite, are now more popular than ever. In fact, according to a survey commissioned by the Romance Writers of America, “reunited lovers” are among the ten most popular tropes of the genre.

E-Originals from Court, Farrell, Moran, and Walker | Xpress Reviews

Recommended for readers of contemporary romance, particularly those looking for diverse heroines; Farrell’s feisty protagonist will be an inspiration to readers; the interchange of sign language and verbal speech adds dimension to an otherwise thin plot; Olivia and Cole are great characters and prove that opposites do attract