Dear Author recommends the following books for April. I’ve noted the publisher in parantheses. Housekeeper’s Happy-Ever-After by Fiona Harper (Harlequin), recommended by Jane Just Fooling Around by Julie Kenner/Kathleen O’Reilly (Harlequin), recommended by Jane An Unexpected Father by Lisa Ruff (Harlequin), recommended by Jayne Changeless (The Parasol Protectorate, Book 2) ... more >
Welcome to the April Promotional Thread for Authors. What's this you say? I read quite a few blogs outside the romance blogosphere and many of the big ones have a daily open thread where the commenters drive the bus. The rules for Author Promo Night Open Thread are as follows: ... more >
Got a book you want to talk about? Frustrated with a book or series? In love with a new one? Found a buried treasure? An issue that keeps popping up in the books you are reading? Just want to chat about stuff in general? Post away.
The Rita Finalists have been announced. Congratulations to the finalists. No matter what I have to say (or other readers) five of your peers judged your book to be the best in your category. The Rita eligibility and judging requirements can be found here. The RITAs are limited to ... more >
My name is Samantha Bumbico, and I would like to introduce myself to the Dear Author Community. I've been reading romance novels for over 20 years. My first foray into the Happily Ever After was Silver Angel by Johanna Lindsey. Since then I have read the many sub-genres of Romance, ... more >
I thought it might be fun to share with the readership the top ten lists of various readers, authors, and publishing professionals in the romance community. It’s a way for us to get to know each other’s reading tastes a little and find out about books we may have never ... more >