Dear Pippa Grant, Mandi from Smexy Books was tweeting about how much this book was making her laugh and how much fun she was having reading it. As soon as I read her review I one-clicked. Ambrosia Berger and Chase Jett grew up together in Wishberry Lake, Minnesota. (Ambrosia went ... more >
Dear Ms. Guillory, Roxane Gay’s rave review of your debut novel, a contemporary romance, caught my attention on Goodreads, so when your publicist at Penguin Random House contacted Dear Author to offer us an ARC of The Wedding Date, I jumped on it. Alexa Monroe and Drew Nichols meet cute ... more >
I usually put my most memorable reads (from those I reviewed at DA) on my Best of Lists and this year is no exception. As you can see the list is not very long, but those were truly the books that stuck with me and hopefully will continue to be ... more >
Welcome to the 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: The ... 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?
I was a cranky reader on social media this year, so I was surprised to discover that like Jayne’s, my top ten list runneth over. In hindsight, I think some my crankiness was due to the difficulty I had finding satisfying reads in historical romance, traditionally my favorite genre. Please ... more >