E-Originals from Bachar, Barnard, Griffith, Moore, Rose, and Newcomer Skye | Xpress Reviews

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Bachar has a new “Cy’ren Rising”; Barnard continues to be “Blue”; a satisfyingly sigh-worthy love story from Moore; Rose knocks her latest baseball tale out of the park; and newcomer Skye’s blend of sf and romance changes 9/11

Best Sellers | Romance, December 2014

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Roberts’s Blood Magick, Carr’s The Promise, and Moyes’s The Ship of Brides

Best Books 2014: Romance

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Library Journal‘s Romance reviewer Kristin Ramsdell puts the Top Ten Best Romance of 2014 in perspective

The Heart of Romance | Genre Spotlight: Romance

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With multiple subgenres and various publishing platforms, romance titles are a valentine to a solid library collection. See what works are coming your way this season.

E-Originals from Barnard, Bielman, Daniels, Grice, & Kline | Xpress Reviews

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A series opener will have readers singing the “blues”; Keeping Mr. Right Now is an excellent beach read—even in winter; a fish-out-of-water comedy for Crusie fans; and strong silent cowboys and intertwined plots

Nine New Adult Reads To Keep You Up All Night

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Coeds and cliffhangers and coming of age—that’s what new adult (NA) fiction is made of. Aimed at the 18- to 25-year-old audience and focusing on firsts—first love, first job, first sex—these titles tackle tough issues.

Fiction from Best-Selling Authors Krentz, Itani, Neuhaus, Woods, & More | Fiction Previews, Jan. 2015, Pt. 4

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Banks, Maya. In His Keeping. Morrow. Jan. 2015. 256p. ISBN 9780062312488. pap. $14.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062312495. ROMANCE A New York Times and USA Today best-selling author with 1.4 million copies of her “Breathless” trilogy out there in this country alone, Banks seems to be leaving behind mass market for the trade paperback format. Arial, dumped […]

Oldies but Goodies: Genre Backlists for Cool Summer Reads

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Past and present members of the American Library Association’s (ALA) Reading List Council share some of their favorite summer reading choices

Diane Chamberlain, Molly Gloss, Edward St. Aubyn, & More | Fiction Previews, Oct. 2014, Pt. 4

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Chamberlain, Diane. The Silent Sister. St. Martin’s. Oct. 2014. 352p. ISBN 9781250010711. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250010728. CD: Macmillan Audio. CONTEMPORARY WOMEN’S A longtime best-selling author who got even wider attention with last year’s Necessary Lies, Chamberlain returns with the story of a sister’s shocking discovery. Riley McPherson had always been told that her sister committed […]

E-Original Bondage Romance from Archer & Historical Romance from Ballance | Xpress Reviews

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The eroticism of bondage from Archer; Ballance’s latest oozes dark family suspense, scandal, and witchcraft; an unconvincing romance from Everly