Category Archives: Romance

This Valentine’s Day, Use Your Words!

What truly says “I love you” to your Valentine? A fancy dinner out? Good luck getting a table, or avoiding romantic indigestion as you navigate the desperate crush of other romance seekers. A box of chocolates? Hardly original, and not exactly helpful with our … Continue reading

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Bus Reads: December

The Library of Unrequited Love by Sophie Divry. A librarian finds a man asleep in the basement near the section she is in charge of. Before the door opens to the public she decides to take that time to tell … Continue reading

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Fantasy Checklist Challenge: Romantic Fantasy

~posted by Selby G. Romance novels, by their very nature, are usually not considered great literature. This is not to say that romance novels are not worth reading, but perhaps they should be judged with relaxed criteria. It is no … Continue reading

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Noteworthy 2015 RITA Award Finalists

-Posted by Eric G. The Romance Writers of America (RWA) announced the winners of the 2015 RITA Awards at their annual conference on July 25th. The RITA is one of the most prestigious awards for romance writers and its numerous subcategories … Continue reading

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Romance: Until the End of Time by Danielle Steele

– posted by Tinh Until the End of Time is an interesting, unbelievably sweet story about the destiny and fate of two different couples, four decades apart.  The strong, deep love between Bill and Jenny stirs in a reader the desire for … Continue reading

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Fantasy Checklist Challenge: Gaslamp Fantasy

What exactly is Gaslamp? Think of it as Regency-era steampunk, flavored more by magic than machine oil. It’s a genre that invites readers to take a stroll with lady detectives, or sip tea in the receiving rooms of alternate universes. … Continue reading

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Romantic Wednesdays: Staff Picks

For the past two years we have been highlighting the robust and diverse romance genre on Wednesdays. Despite its staggering popularity, the romance genre doesn’t always get respect or recognition from mainstream press and book awards. It’s been our goal with this column … Continue reading

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