E-Originals from Archer, Lorret (with a Star), and Kay | Xpress Reviews

Traditional boy-meets-girl tale marries the culinary fascination with food trucks; Lorret turns a conventional premise into one with plenty of promise and anticipation; a great choice for anyone looking for suspense and a steamy romance

Almost Famous | LJ Reviews, April 1, 2016

A sweet and heartfelt debut novel for readers who have dreamed of being swept off their feet by a famous movie star; a fast-paced novel that will have readers immersed in the heady feeling of an alcohol-fueled affair with one of the sexiest men alive; a funny, romantic, chick lit novel about a second chance at love

Fiction from Bradford, Gaylin, Harrington, McKinty, and Straub | Xpress Reviews

A charming romance peppered with Shakespearean quotations, a compelling protagonist from Gaylin, an exciting tale of intrigue despite some discrepancies, a strong moral point of view from McKinty, a master of two genres: that’s Straub

Richard Russo, Rufi Thorpe, & Jo Baker | May 2016 Audio in Advance | Fiction

Fiction audiobooks releasing in May 2016

Romance | Best Sellers, January 2016

Be still my heart: Nicholas Sparks, Nora Roberts, Eric Jerome Dickey, Maya Banks, Sherryl Woods, and more

LJ’s Reviews of RUSA’s Top Genre Fiction | ALA Midwinter 2016

At the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting in Boston, the Reference & User Services Association’s (RUSA) Reading List Council, made up of 12 expert readers’ advisory and collection development librarians, announced the 2016 selections of the Reading List, an annual best-of list comprised of eight different fiction genres for adult readers. A short list of honor […]

They Work Hard for Their Money | African American Fiction (and More)

As authors put their characters through their paces, readers learn what these protagonists do for money. The list of jobs from this month’s selections includes credit card scam artists, a biochemist, a Navy SEAL, a construction contractor, a lawyer, and finally an owner of a strip club. Such varied résumés!

Love Between the Covers | LJ Reviews

Documentary about romance writers and readers premiers this week in New York at the DOC NYC festival; catch it on November 19 at the IFC Theater

Best Books 2015: Genre Fiction

African American Fiction By Rollie Welch Billingsley, ReShonda Tate. Mama’s Boy. Gallery. ISBN 9781476714950. pap. $15; ebk. ISBN 9781476715032. F Billingsley’s emotionally moving story dramatically captures the fear an African American mother endures when her son gets involved in a racial confrontation with a white cop that goes very wrong. (African American Fiction and More, […]

Best Books 2015: Romance

Library Journal‘s Romance reviewer par excellence Kristin Ramsdell rolls out the Top Ten Best Romances of 2015