Category: Poll

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…

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…

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”…

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…

The Top 10 Hero Types:

Who is the ultimate hero in your books? Bad Boy Hero: The Bad Boy hero is in a league of his own. More heroines and readers/viewers have fallen…

The Unexpected Virginity Surprise

The unexpected virginity surprise is one of the tropes in romance novels that I can either love or hate. How I feel about it comes down to several…

Lycanthropy – Disease or Genetics?

When it comes to paranormal world building there are two major philosophies on how a character can have lycanthropy. Both, depending on the author, have some connection with…

Babies, Kids, and Adult Children: What’s your take?

Offspring in romance is one of those things that really get readers up in arms. We either love them or hate them. Few ride the middle and think…

What Makes Damaged Heroes Hot?

On the outside a damaged hero is a tough-as-nails-and-probably-eats-them-too masculine figure. Inside though is a whole different story. I think that’s one of the biggest reasons why damaged…

Vampires vs. Werewolves: Does Size Matter?

I bet that headline caught your attention! This post started innocently enough in the comments of The Smell of a Hero. Susan said: In my world everyone’s fang…

What Was Your First Romance?

Jane at Dear Author asked readers what is an Appropriate Age for Allowing Girls to Read Romances? What do you think? I don’t know about you, but my…

What Makes a Virgin Hero Sexy?

There are two male extremes in romance novels. The first is the rake, who is a ladies’ man among ladies’ men. The second is the untested virgin hero….

Romantic Classics and Why I Prefer Them in Film

Much of my contact with romantic classics was in high school. It seems odd as a lover of romance novels to prefer most of them in film over…

The 5 Hottest Actors Under 35

(Ordered by Birth Month then Day then Year) 1. Tom Welling April 26, 1977 (age 33) Clark Kent – Smallville TV Series 2. Robert Pattinson May 13, 1986…

Bella Swan’s Boy Harem

Edward Cullen Boy Type: Aloof Artist Edward Cullen is the gorgeous aloof boy who sits with a select group of people at lunch. He keeps to himself and…

How to Tell if Your Boyfriend’s a Zombie

This Cosmo style quiz is presented for your enjoyment and in conjunction with the newest release by Ravenous Romance, Hungry for Your Love, the first ever zombie romance…