Dear Mrs Beverley, In this second in the Malloren series, you pick up right where My Lady Notorious left off. It’s nice to have read that one for a teensy bit of backdrop and some more insight into the characters but it’s not necessary as I think you’ve done a ... more >
Dear Mrs. Mittman, A while ago, I read one of your historicals “A Taste of Honey” and loved it. Since then I’d been meaning to read more of your books but, you know how it goes. Now, I can say that I’ve finally gotten off my ass about your books ... more >
In an interview with the Globe, Barbara Delinsky disavows her romance writing past, refusing to discuss it with the interviewer. Nice. Am adding her to the list of Authors Behaving Badly. Come on, Delinsky, you built your career on romance readers. At least acknowledge that they exist. Via HelenKay Dimon’s ... more >
According to The Culture and Commerce of Publishing in the 21st Century authored in part by Al Greco, retail trends have seen the internet sales to have plateaued. From his discussions with Shelf Awareness, he shared the following: Internet sales “seem to have plateaued at about 13%-15% of the total ... more >
Christy Brownfield, staff writer for the UW-Milwaukee Post, picked up Santa Baby as her entry into the world of the romance genre. Sounds like she liked it.
Connected books, featuring different protagonists set in the same world, have long been a staple of romance and series books, featuring the same protagonists, are starting to see an increase. As a reader, I am starting to suffer reader fatigue from the connected and the series books. Romance authors, more ... more >