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July 25, 2014 - 11:00amDid you spend your whole week being Seduced by the Playboy?Here's what you missed on the RT site!***HISTORICAL ROMANCE: Your favorite authors play Never Have I Ever! Join the Fun >>EROTICA: Read this week's hot Hump Day Excerpt! Go Rogue >>CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE: DJ examines the cover for Broken Open. Break It Down >>YOUNG ADULT: Susan Dennard reflects on her series and future projects. Read More >>MOVIE TRAILER: Watch the official trailer for Fifty Shades of Grey. Watch It Now >>LOOKING AHEAD: Read up on all the latest book deals! Read Now >>DIGITAL DEALS: A fresh batch of inexpensive e-books. Start Shopping! >>ON THE SHELVES: Check out this week's hottest releases. See Them Now!
July 25, 2014 - 10:40amOne of the perks of working in publishing is that we get to read books before they're published. This is great for us, but not so much for the rest of you who have to wait. Here at RT, though, we like to spread the booklove and today we're giving away three of Harlequin's upcoming releases that have had everyone buzzing.One lucky winner will win this Harlequin bundle that includes Advance Uncorrected Proof copies of Jeaniene Frost's The Beautiful Ashes (due out on August 26), Julie Kagawa's Talon (due out on October 28) and Robin Talley's Lies We Tell Ourselves, which hits shelves on September 30.
July 25, 2014 - 10:01amThe 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:Sometimes ignorance is bliss.Children these days. Think they can grow up and everything.Is this a game-changer for dino-erotica?Eh, who needs friends?That's one mistake we'll gladly make over and over again.Maybe all construction workers are, in fact, cosplaying The LEGO Movie.***Now for some RWA gems... Hey, readers and authors mean business! It takes too much work to be fabulous.
July 24, 2014 - 1:59pmSince it's Throwback Thursday, we decided to ask veteran romance author Jane Feather — whose latest, Trapped at the Altar, released this week — how she became enraptured by romance, specifically the timeless historicals that helped shape the genre. If you're on Twitter, check out the #TBTRom hashtag to see which classic romances readers hold near and dear to their hearts.In the summer of 1980, after my family had been living in the US for three years, I was on vacation in a house on stilts on Hatteras Island, sometime before it became a really popular holiday vacation spot. My husband, myself and three young children were taking a short break before moving from New Jersey to Washington DC.
July 24, 2014 - 11:00amWhile most of the time we wish our life could be like a book, we often watch a movie and think, "Gee, I wish my life was like that." In Kelly Fiore's latest book, Just Like the Movies, two girls set out to bring a little movie magic into their lives. Today, Kelly dishes on which movie she wished mirrored her own life and what she thinks now.I think was 17 or so when Titanic came out. I remember thinking, in my less than rational moments, that it would be worth it to be stuck on a sinking ship and face a horrific, freezing cold death if it meant finding true love before going under. What can I say? I’m a romantic. These days, I don’t think an ideal relationship requires that much drama.
July 24, 2014 - 10:35amWhat do you do when the growing number of new reads causes your wallet to shrink uncomfortably? Shop the e-book deals, of course! In this column we highlight some of our favorite book buys that will cost you less than a medium-sized coffee. All prices listed are accurate at the time of this blog's posting.Historical Romance Wallflower Gone Wild by Maya Rodale Buy It On Amazon For $1.99 >> Buy It On B&N For $1.99 >> Contemporary Romance No Tan Lines by Kate Angell Buy It On Amazon For $2.99 >> Buy It On B&N For $2.99 >> New Adult Wait For You by J.