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Yesterday, the 2008 RITA Finalists were announced. We posted the results and encouraged others to provide congratulations. This post and the comments that follow will likely be critical of the process, the finalists, the judging. Please be aware of this…. more
Poll is closed. Results are as follows. See the updated standings at the Official DA BWAHA site. [poll=37] Special thanks to our sponsors: Paperspine Harlequin Turn the Page Bookstore who is donating our prize to the second place bracket.
2008 RITA for Best First Book Finalists Dead Girls Are Easy by Terri Garey HarperCollins Publishers, Avon Books – (978-0-06-113615-3) Erika Tsang, editor Graffiti Girl by Kelly Parra Simon & Schuster, MTV Books/Pocket – (141653461X) Jennifer Heddle, editor Prime Time… more
Gizmodo has an article about an over the counter DNA Paternity test. Each shiek, billionaire, and cowboy should have one of these next to his razors because you never know whether the baby your ex-girlfriend, wife, one time shag in… more
I read the Writer’s Digest Popular Fiction report and I had to check the date, twice, because of what it contained as it related to romance. Steve Axelrod, agent to romance heavyweights like Suzanne Brockmann, Jayne Ann Krentz, Julia Quinn,… more
Dear Ms. Callen: I really liked Viscount in Her Bedroom. I appreciate that you try to tackle some serious problems. Viscount featured a blind hero. This one tried to tackle too many issues: gambling, blackmail, a girl who flirts too… more
see more crazy cat pics A legitimate criticism of romance as serious literature is it’s often cavalier treatment of important life topics. Too often, war, separation, human indignity, are treated as plot devices, conflict mechanisms, and not given the attention… more
Dear Ms. Koomson: This was a book that Karen Scott reviewed a while back on her blog. It was available only for sale in the UK at the time and while Karen’s review was compelling, it wasn’t quite enough to… more
We’ve put together a new list that includes references to the NYT placement. *** Book Title Author Publisher Price Rank Peak NYT The Other Boleyn Girl Phillipa Gregory Touchstone $16.00 3 3 25 Remember Me? Sophie Kinsella Dial Press $25.00… more
Shadowrose Press has apparently cut off communications and are not responding to authors requesting a return of rights. Dark Eden Press is closing because of an illness of the owner. It is a tragedy for the owner, but also shows… more