May 2002 (Issue 219)

 

COVER STORY

SUPERROMANCE AND SUPER TALENTS
Are all Harlequin novels alike? Two authors prove that Superromances can be "super" mainstream romance reads!

50 BOOKS AND COUNTING...
A complete bibliography of Linda Howard titles, spanning two decades.

   

FEATURES

MEDIEVAL TERRORISTS IN FACT AND FICTION
Tina St. John shares thoughts on how an interesting premise for her latest book became all too real on 9-11.

THE FUTURE IS IN THE PAST FOR JEAN AUEL
Explores the Golden Age of Ireland with her award-winning Fires of Gleannmara series.

TEEN READS
An in-depth article on how parents can cultivate the booklover in their teens.

GOING TO THE DOGS...FOR LIFE'S OBSERVATIONS?
Rising star Brenda Jernigan waxes on her unusual source of inspiration.

AND THE NOMINEES ARE...
RT's Reviewers' Choice and Career Achievement nominees for 2001.

AUTHOR PROFILES

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT
Nina Bangs, Mary Lynn Baxter, Susan Johnson, Kat Martin, Carole Nelson Douglas, Liz Carlyle, Cathy Maxwell, Christine Feehan, Michele Jaffe, Jonnie Jacobs, Barbara Metzger, Joyce Carol Oates, Sally Mandel, MacKenzie Taylor

AUTHOR TALK
Antoinette Stockenberg, Francis Ray, Sara Douglass

COLUMNS

FAN FORUM
Book Sleuth
Paperback Round-Up
Online Romance
Giveaways & Contests
Readers Groups
5 Books Not to Miss
Reader To Reader
On the Message Boards
A Book Tribute to Moms

PROS ON PROSE

PATH TO PUBLISHING
Pondering the day job. Do you write to escape or is writing keeping you from escaping that unfulfilling day job?

MASTER CLASS II - LESSON 5: HOPELESS HEAD HOPPING
Ballantine Ivy editor Charlotte Herscher clarifies Point of View.

WRITING WITH HUMOR
How to tell if you can write comedy, even if you can't tell a joke.

CALENDAR
What's on tap for May?

COMING NEXT MONTH

MR. ROMANCE 2001 CRACKING UP!
A hilarious feature written by the stand-up comedian Tony Ranaudo himself who just happens to be RT's 2001 Mr. Romance winner.

GOING SHOPPING WITH MARIAN KEYES
RT catches up with Irish Chick-Lit fave Marian Keyes who was in NY to promote her new book Angels and - of course - SHOP!

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