Reach for Something New | Romance Reviews

Summer is here, and the beach (mountains, backyard hammock) is calling. There’s nothing better than grabbing something cold to drink and diving into a favorite genre with a new title by an author you love.

Summer Escapes: Roll Out the Beach Towel with Some Genre Fiction

Vacation season is approaching, and readers will be contemplating their book lists as carefully as they plan their holidays. To help them find that perfect literary escape, LJ turned to genre fiction columnists and genre experts. Here are their picks for what they anticipate to be hot summer reads.

All Those Perfect Flaws | Romance Reviews, December 2016

Most interesting characters have their faults—you could even say it’s those flaws that make them perfect.

The Study of Seduction by Sabrina Jeffries | LJ Review

Graced with pleasingly wrought characters who develop beautifully and a crafty villain you’ll love to hate, along with clever dialog and rapier wit, this compelling, deliciously seductive story takes the classic marriage of convenience to a new level and sets the stage for the next in the series.

Seasonal Sparklers | Romance Reviews, October 15, 2015

Sweet or sexy, lighthearted or intense, the current romance selections are sure to add a bit of sparkle—and maybe a bit of sizzle—to the goings-on.

Burrowes’s Sweetest Kisses, Everett’s Latest Sanctuary Island, Jeffries’s Last Duke, plus RWA Update | Romance Reviews, February 15, 2015

What is it about a loner that is so fascinating? Is it the unknown that appeals? The mystery? The danger? Or is it the challenge of drawing them out and making them connect? Whatever it is, these characters lure us in and keep us coming back for more.

Captivating Romance from Jeffries, Phillips, Putney, & Thomas | Romance Reviews

Life-­changing secrets and class issues fuel Jeffrie’s plot, Phillips reveals a brilliant flair for the gothic, another memorable masterpiece from Putney, one of Thomas’s most unforgettable yet.

Romance Reviews | February 15, 2014

Reviews of Suzanne Brockmann’s Do or Die, Tessa Dare’s Romancing the Duke, Sabrina Jeffries’s When the Rogue Returns, Rose Lerner’s Sweet Disorder, Sherryl Woods’s Home to Seaview Key, and a list of titles from the February 15 issue.

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, July 5, 2013

Suspense from Huston, a promising new series from Jeffries, a satisfying Spellman title from Lutz, an adult debut from Mead, surprising twists from Millar, authentic military detail from Pappano, and an engrossing Empress Theodora from Thornton

Romance Reviews | October 15, 2012

Reviews of Victoria Alexander’s What Happens at Christmas, Sabrina Jeffries’s ‘Twas the Night After Christmas, and the anthology Mischief and Mistletoe, plus a full list of romance reviews in the Oct. 15 issue.