Spotlight on Mary Balogh | LibraryReads Author

The third title in Mary Balogh’s “Westcott” series, Someone To Wed moves up the line to the newly minted Earl of Riverdale, Alexander Westcott. Via email, LJ asked the author about her latest work.

E-Originals from Austin, Husk, Quarles, and Debuter Garland | Xpress Reviews

An author who can pair romance and suspense without losing completely to either is a rarity; enchanting characters and witty banter make this debut a sure bet; smooth and suspenseful, with just enough sexual tension; unfortunately, most of the stops on this road trip don’t feel as integrated as they could be

E-Originals from Barnard, Castillo, McGoldrick, and Walsh | Xpress Reviews

Readers who love romantic, sexy series will be eager to continue reading about Wes’s brothers; Castillo continues to place headstrong characters against the backdrop of the historic Lone Star State; Hugh and Grace are a well-matched pair, and the authors give their relationship ample room to grow; this novella mixes fast-paced action with torrid romance

E-Originals from Devos, Paton, and Wyatt & St. George | Xpress Reviews

An interesting and enjoyable look at a different side of Florida, but readers might not get that far; highly recommended for those who like their love stories with a little humor and a lot of sex; this steamy light Sub/dom romance will have readers begging for these two conflicted souls to heal each other

E-Originals from Allyn, De Salle, Lerner & Co., and Varlet | Xpress Reviews

Allyn’s first foray into the Regency era offers a somewhat unconvincing romance; Sol and Kitten remain the most amusing and compelling characters in De Salle’s latest; these stories tackle issues of race, sexual orientation, religion, and class while still managing to be heartwarming and humorous; more about feelings, attraction, and letting the right person help heal one’s pain

‘Tis the Season, with Love in Mind | Romance Reviews

JUST FOR THE HOLIDAYS The winter season is fast approaching, and authors and publishers are doing their best to make sure there are stories to please everyone.

Christmas Can Be Murder: 27 Tales of Yule

This year there’s plenty of homicide for the holidays, along with a pack of dog stories and all kinds of delicious holiday treats.

Love Is All Around | Genre Spotlight: Romance

A new publishing season has lots to offer the multitudes of romance fans, from hockey to history to…honey badgers? So buckle up, it’s going to be a wild ride.

E-Originals from Krum, Michael, Persell, and Quarles | Xpress Reviews

The pace is fast, with a few twists and turns along the way; the growing bond isn’t strong enough to be the sole focus; a fun, flirty, and spicy read from Persell; Quarles plays with the pacing conventions of contemporary romance to burn hot and bright

E-Originals from Lynn, Marek, Sosa, West, and Debuter Wynters | Xpress Reviews

Readers will find this feel-good romance entertaining; a rousing historical romance that examines issues of class and privilege; contemporary romance fans will fall for the multidimensional characters; West lovingly crafts the small-town setting; for fans of military romances that include heroic canine companions