Inspired by Kelly Jensen's time line of black history in YA fiction, we wondered: has anyone done this for adult romance? We were disheartened to learn that finding a comprehensive history of African American romance isn't so easy. So we reached out to numerous authors, readers, publicists and editors to compile memorable milestones in the genre. The results? A list of how (and when) the genre developed into what romance readers know and love today.
Susan Vaught knows a thing or two about making readers shiver in fear and sleep with the lights on — and her latest release, Insanity, pulls out all the stops! With such a knack for writing an eerie and surprising horror story, Susan is the perfect author to share tips with us on how to write a creeptastic tale. So grab your pens and take notes! Take it away, Susan!
Life is built on a series of cycles. Rain falls, evaporates and falls again. We wake, live our days, sleep, and wake to do it all again. And, most importantly, people die, leaving the rest of us to mourn and live on.
What 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 Checkmate My Lord by Tracey Devlyn Buy It On Amazon For $2.99 >> Buy It On B&N For $2.99 >> Contemporary Romance Secrets of the Lost Summer by Carla Neggers Buy It On Amazon For $0.99 >> New Adult A Little Too Much by Lisa Desrochers Buy It On Amazon For $0.99 >> But It On B&N For $0.99 >>