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

Under the Surface | Materials Survey 2017

The findings of LJ’s latest materials survey, which tracks budgets and circulation at public libraries equitably distributed throughout the nation by size, type, and region

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

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

E-Originals from Mac Nicol and Rider, plus Debuters Crichton and Dranoff | Xpress Reviews

Crichton’s debut is perfect for those jumping from YA contemporary romance to more adult fiction; Dranoff does a good job of building a world in which supernaturals exist; an excellent addition to any library looking to diversify its romance collection; readers looking for an exciting sports-based romance will likely be pleased

E-Originals from Charles, Dane, and Moran | Xpress Reviews

Charles offers up a delightful and entertaining romance with some spice on the side; Dane’s romance is inspiring in its explicitly forthright depiction of erotic domestic bliss built on contrasting strengths; an entertaining playbook on how to win at love and work

E-Originals from Naquin, Sebastian, and Wilson | Xpress Reviews

Kam’s character is highly entertaining and drives a very compelling plot; Sebastian has crafted an epic romance, full of incredible chemistry; readers will be just as enthralled with Rome our lovers are with each other