Dear Ms. Mason: I recently celebrated the Tamil New Year with my family. Since my resolutions from January had long been broken, I vowed to read the books languishing in my kindle before purchasing any more books. And once I browsed through my electronic library, there was no way I ... more >
Dear Laura London: One of the most useful concepts I’ve learned from romance readers online is that of reader consent. Gypsy Heiress is in many respects similar to The Bad Baron’s Daughter, a book I loved. Both are old skool historical romances featuring a young heroine who’s essentially alone and ... more >
The Romance Reader to Close – Although AAR is mentioned much more often, The Romance Reader actually came first, and has been reviewing Romance for almost 18 years. Their one-heart reviews are among my favorites on the site, and even though they never went the way of offering a comments ... 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 >
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Dear Ms. Robinson: I’ve kind of hit my limit on books that denigrate almost every female in the book but the heroine (or the heroine’s best friend) in order to make the heroine appear more appealing. Not to mention that this is the second book I’ve read that has hero or ... more >