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March 10, 2014 - 4:19pmWell, it's Monday again. In case you're in the doldrums about this news, we've got a cover reveal to cheer you up! Up today is Tamara Morgan, a rising contemporary star who won the RT editors' hearts with The Derby Girl. Her upcoming If I Stay, the first in Tamara's Montgomery Manor series, which hits stores May 12, is a contemporary-set, upstairs-downstairs tale. This sounds like such a fun twist for our Downton obsession that we can't wait to get our hands on it. Here's the back cover copy:Ryan Lucas would rather be anywhere but Ransom Creek, Connecticut.
March 10, 2014 - 11:17amListen, we’re more in the camp of people who hang up a “Bless this Mess” sign over the dishes in our kitchen sink and then call it day. But the recent trendlet we’ve discovered of men taking over those pesky household chores has us reconsidering our process! Who wouldn’t want a sexy man taking out the trash? (And that’s not a euphemism. He actually cleans and takes out the trash.) Now that’s a fantasy we can get behind! Here are a few recent titles that have caught our fanciful attention: Maid to Fit by Rebecca M. AveryThis contemporary romance sounds like Who’s the Boss, starring a sexy Sergeant! What could be better?
March 10, 2014 - 10:30amWith our column, Forewords, we let readers know the latest book news about some of the web team's most-anticipated upcoming releases across the genres — just as the projects are announced!DEBUT AUTHORHistorical Fiction - In The Moon In the Palace, debut author Weina Randel borrows from history to weave an enchanting story about the famous Empress Wu, China's first and only female emperor. With roots as a court concubine, Empress Wu navigated the dangerous waters of the palace and rose to power in the seventh century, all of which serves as backdrop for this not-to-be-missed novel.
March 7, 2014 - 2:48pmDid you spend the whole week flirting with the Most Eligible Sheriff?Here's what you missed on the RT website:***CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE: M. Leighton picks her cast for Some Like It Wild! See Them Now >>HISTORICAL ROMANCE: Jeannie Lin dishes on her career and new book! Read Her Story >>EROTICA: Join Elisa for another Megan Hart recap! Join the Fun! >>MAINSTREAM: Read a new batch of Very Short Reviews of Difficult Books! Keep Reading >>YOUNG ADULT: Watch the exciting trailer for Elusion! Watch It Now >> LOOKING AHEAD: Upcoming projects from 13 different authors. Books We're Looking Forward To >>DIGITAL DEALS: There's a fresh batch of inexpensive e-books.
March 7, 2014 - 12:17pmAll month long we're encouraging readers to share their #PublicDisplayofRomance with us on social media. Reading a romance in public? Snap a photo and share it! Here are some of our favorite public displays of romance from this week:Want to participate? Snap a photo of your romance novel out and about. It can be a selfie or just a photo of your book in public. Ebooks and audiobooks count, too! And if you're an author, you can totally snap a photo of your own book. We aren't above being used for shameless self-promotion (in fact, we might even like it). Then, post the photo to your favorite social media outlet and tag it #PublicDisplayofRomance. You can also mention us to make sure we see it: Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram.
March 7, 2014 - 12:14pmThe Internet is full of hilarious gems and memorable words of wisdom from the masses. Authors, readers and publishers on Twitter are no exception and continuously put smiles on the faces of Twitter users daily in 140 characters or less. We've started compiling out favorite Tweets. Here are some of the standouts of the week:For some reason, we feel like Bette would approve. We certainly do! Was it run by Mark Zuckerberg? Did you have to check in obsessively with every detail of your life? Was it called … Facebook?And here we thought the beauty of New York City was that you could pretty much cry anywhere in public! So long as you're only reading at stop lights! Our bi-hourly cat photo!