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Opinion and Poll: Secondary Character Romances

I intensely dislike secondary character romances stealing page time from the main couple. In my opinion, secondary characters and their romances should only take center stage in their…

Quiz: Which Type of Historical Romance Heroine Are You?

Authors Grace Burrowes, Katie MacAlister, and Shana Galen would love to invite you to take their historical romance quiz. Below is the quiz written by the authors which…

Forget Babies, Here’s Where Love Scenes Come From

Guest blog by Dani Collins, author of The Dani Collins Erotic Romance Collection: Mastering Her Role\Playing the Master One of the most clichéd question we romance writers get…

Life Lessons as Learned from Romance: Finding Your Partner

Guest post by Ember Leigh, author of Jaded My name is Ember Leigh, and I’m the author of Jaded from Breathless Press. I write contemporary erotic romance that…

Top 10 Love Lessons from Kick-Ass Heroines

Guest blog by Pema Donyo, author of The Innocent Assassins My upcoming release, THE INNOCENT ASSASSINS, features a former assassin serving undercover as a spy for the CIA….

10 Key Elements to a Heartfelt Romance

Guest Blog by Dee Dee M. Scott, author of Sent From Heaven Thanks so much for having me on today. I write in many genres, but I have…

Out of Your Reading “Comfort” Zone

If you’re like me, you have a list of things that you like and hate to read. Sometimes though, you come across a book that you should dislike…

Three Pet Peeves That Get My Goat

Many of us have pet peeves when it comes to our reading habits. There are certain things that when executed just about darn get our goat. For me,…

What Makes a Hero Sexy?

“The hero is sexy,” or some variation, I see a lot when reading reviews. I’m guilty of the same. It got me thinking. What makes a hero sexy?…

Do You Listen to Music When You Read?

I’m not a person generally inclined to play music while I read for pleasure. I find that it’s distracting and can pull me from the middle of a…

You Don’t Need Great Vision to Spot a Great Catch

I’ve always been a fan of bespectacled heroines and blind heroes. Their circumstances create instant empathy in me as a reader. In the historical genre, there is a…

Three Reasons Why Dating During the Regency Period is Like Dating Today – But Sexier

One of the many reasons I like reading Regency romances, is how dating is portrayed. It’s courtly. Upon closer examination though, I find there isn’t that much difference…

What’s In A Name? Funny Character Names in Romance Novels

Guest blog by Sandra Scholes A male friend of mine once met me at a discreet corner of Waterstones book store. While I browsed the romance section, watching…

The Man the Heroine Abandons and Why

Guest blog by Sandra Scholes You’ve read about these poor schmucks in countless romance novels. You know the ones. The man who the heroine has been dating for…

LRP Review Stats

As of September 16, 2012: 3856.5 Stars/1025 Books = 3.76 Stars/Book Love Romance Passion average book rating is high because: Reviewers only get books they request – so…

Save Money on Your Next Date Night

Experts suggest going out on regular dates with your spouse to keep that spark alive and stay in touch emotionally. While this idea looks great on paper, it…

Top Ten Romantic Heroines of Literature

Forget damsels in distress — we take a look at some of romantic literature’s most feisty females — classic and contemporary fiction’s most complex women characters, from the…

My Favorite Tropes: Secret Baby!

Guest post by Carla F. Secret Baby! The phrase just screams for capitalization and an exclamation point. Of course, this plot is when a couple goes their separate…

My Favorite Tropes: Marriage of Convenience

Guest blog by Carla F. Merriam-Webster defines a trope as “a common or overused theme or device”. However, it seems to me that it can only be “overused”…

Breaking Dawn Party Ideas

I have racked my brain for some really great and super fun ideas for a Breaking Dawn party and I believe I have created the ultimate list! Best/Worst…

Do You Read a Book While at Work?

[poll id=”43″] How many of you do this I wonder? I’m curious! If you do read at work, do you sensor your reading? For instance do you bring…

Scandal!!! 11 Things You Do Today That Would Have Got You into BIG Trouble in Jane Austen’s Time!

Rebecca Ann Collins, guest blogger and author of Expectations of Happiness and the Pemberley Chronicles series Thank you very much for your invitation to contribute to your blog….

10 Reasons to Marry an Earl

This list of reasons is for the young miss of the Georgian, Regency, or Victorian era. Entering into matrimony is not a decision to be made lightly. While…

Ten Reasons Why Secret Identities are Sexy

by Shana Galen, guest blogger and author of Lord and Lady Spy In my new historical romance, Lord and Lady Spy, both the hero and heroine have secret…

10 Tips on Tackling Your TBR Pile

Whether your To Be Read Pile is 3 books big or 300 books big here are some ideas to get your pile under control. 1. Multiple Books at…

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