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A Time Line Of Milestones In African American Romance

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.

Horror 101: Susan Vaught's Tips for Writing a Great Horror Story

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!

Cheaper By The Dozen - This Week's Hot E-Book Deals

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 >>