Romance

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E-Originals from Curtis and Kilraine and Back to the Borderland with Mecca | Xpress Reviews

Very thrilling, with lots of action and lots of sex; fans of renovation romances and complex family dynamics will want to check out this new series; Mecca still finds ways to make each story unique, with this latest installment as enjoyable as the first

E-Originals from Ahearn, Gaddy, and McLaughlin | Xpress Reviews

Fans of the first series title will be interested, but other readers would be better served elsewhere; Travis and Tobi’s romance draws us in, but we will certainly come back for the additional love stories teased at in this first entry; McLaughlin takes on a tough topic while also establishing genuinely tender intimacy between her protagonists

Librarians Shout ‘n Share Their Show Picks | BookExpo 2018

Celebrating its tenth anniversary, Library Journal‘s popular Librarian Shout ‘n Share panel once again took center stage on the final day of BookExpo 2018, held May 30–June 1 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.

E-Originals from Ankrum, Jump, and Lovelace | Xpress Reviews

This touching military love story revolves around the magic of coincidence; first in the series, readers will want to revisit Paradise Key in the upcoming installments; readers will savor the latest installment in the series, especially those who enjoy a little suspense

Literary Getaways: Escape with New Summer Fiction and Backlist Favorites

Summer is the perfect time to relax and retreat from the day-to-day worries with a great book. Members of the 2018–19 American Library Association (ALA) RUSA CODES Reading List Council offer suggestions in eight genres.

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Romance | Best Sellers, February 2018

Graham’s Dark Rites, Garwood’s Wired, and Anderson’s The Christmas Room

E-Originals from Jacobs, Sheridan, and a Swift Novella | Xpress Reviews

This sweet romance reminds us all why we love the friends-to-lovers plotline—this reviewer could not put this one down; the mix of football and small-town goodwill gives this second-chance love story some local flavor, but readers may find Carson a little too possessive; fans of the “Royal Scandal” series and wedding romances will enjoy this cute, quick read

E-Originals from Albert (a duo), James, and Wyatt | Xpress Reviews

Albert continues to tackle issues military families deal with such as deployment, suicide, and homophobia in her popular “Out of Uniform” series; a pleasant read that takes place in a city that is as big on heart as it is on music; fans of criminal dramas and smoldering, graphic scenes will be deeply satisfied yet hungry for more

E-Originals from Allen, Helm, Tate, and Zanetti | Xpress Reviews

For readers wanting an erotic romance that is very hot but also features emotional ups and downs and a happy ever after; fans of Helm’s previous book, which features Cole, will be disappointed; Tate’s latest is a good bet for readers who want more explicitness; blends elements of Dominance and submission with some spicy romantic interplay