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Reader's Corner

What’s Your Book Boyfriend Type?

It’s February, and that means LUV IS IN THE AIR! And what better way to celebrate this month of love than with our favorite book boyfriends? And if you don’t already have a book boyfriend (What? Gasp!!), it’s high time…

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Reader's Corner

Redeeming the Villainess

When I first started talking about writing a romance novel starring the villainess of one of my most beloved series (The Fixed Series), people told me I was crazy. Not just one or two people, mind you. More than a…

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Reader's Corner

As the Panties Shred…

A typical day for a romance author might include writing, research, staring out the window, contemplating coffee or tea, and also acting. Acting, you say? Sure, as in acting out the sexy scenes. Okay, I don’t mean hitting pause to…

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Reader's Corner

For the Love of Bookstagram!

Welcome to the largest online book club on Earth—#Bookstagram! This famous little hashtag has been used in over 38.5 million posts on Instagram, uniting bibliophiles across the world. And with its popularity continously skyrocketing, it isn’t any wonder that #bookstagram…

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Reader's Corner

Make 2020 Your Best Year Yet

HAPPY NEW YEAR! There’s something magical that happens when the clock strikes midnight, ringing in the new year. And I’m not talking about the confetti showers or the drunken renditions of Auld Lang Syne, which I still don’t understand the…

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Reader's Corner

Top 12 Christmas Gifts for the Avid Reader

Let’s face it, ladies, as much as we love gift giving, Christmas shopping for family and friends can sometimes be overwhelming and stressful. So whether you’re looking for the perfect gift for the reader in your life, or if you’re…

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Reader's Corner

Setting the Christmas Mood

Writing holiday romances can be a tough challenge for all writers. Most of us are likely to be writing them at least six months in advance, which means writers in the Northern Hemisphere are trying to get in the holiday…

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Reader's Corner

Burnt Out

I hear authors talk all the time about being burnt out. I believe it stems from the pressure to release an insane amount of books every year just to stay relevant. There are a lot of people in this industry,…

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Reader's Corner

Hidden Pleasures Part II

In our last Hidden Pleasures, “The Books Our Grandmothers Read but Didn’t Admit to Until Now,” we looked at the decades up to the year 1949, in Part II, we are heading for the 1950s. The days of Bobby Socks,…

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Reader's Corner

Kindle Your Romance

So many books and so little time. We all have our own likes and dislikes with books, and it’s so hard to decide which books to read. What about buying a book and realizing UGH! I don’t like this! but…

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Reader's Corner

Books in the Boudoir

Romance never dies. It just changes. It’s true those first looks are amazing. You will remember them for the rest of your life, and there will be times in a marriage when you want that look back. Life surrounds you,…

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Wandering Novelist

Backpacking & Wine with Zack Hacker

I intended to start by claiming that my favorite part of a trip is the planning phase. Collecting all the guidebooks, zooming in and out on Google Maps, exploring on Tripadvisor—crafting the perfect itinerary. I take great pride in finally…

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Wandering Novelist

A Grand Excursion with L.P. Dover

First off, I have to say that out of the gazillion places I’ve been to, Wyoming takes the cake. Don’t get me wrong, I love tropical islands and beaches, but nothing beats the mountains for me, especially the Grand Tetons.…

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Wandering Novelist

A Gust in the Wind with Kara Joy

I went Downtown for two nights and three days when a friend came to town. She knew that I was in love with shows from our time at Disney together. We went to Broadway Playhouse and watched Potter Potter. The…

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Wandering Novelist

Aruba Escape with Alison Mello

Some family members and I wanted to plan an adult-only getaway. My brother and I both have anniversaries around the same time so we figured this would be an awesome way to celebrate. He and his wife were celebrating their…