RT Daily Blog

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

BY Elisa Verna, OCTOBER 16, 2014 | PERMALINK

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

And then He Kissed Her

And then He Kissed Her by Laura Lee Guhrke

4.5 stars Top Pick

Buy It On Amazon For $2.99 >>

Buy It ON B&N For $2.99 >>

 

Contemporary Romance

Getting Out of Hand

Getting Out of Hand by Erin Nicholas

4 stars

Buy It On Amazon For $0.99 >>

Buy It ON B&N For $0.99 >>

 

Young Adult

Not That Kind of Girl

Not That Kind of Girl by Siobhan Vivian

4 stars

Buy It On Amazon For $2.99 >>

         


Read More>>

Tags: RT Daily Blog, E-Book
0COMMENTS SUBSCRIBE TO RSS FEED EMAIL SHARE PERMALINKREAD ENTIRE POST


Hump Day Excerpt: Anything He Wants/Castaway By Sara Fawkes

BY Elisa Verna, OCTOBER 15, 2014 | PERMALINK

Happy Hump Day, smut lovers! Today we've got an excerpt from the bundled print editions of Anything He Wants and Castaway by Sara Fawkes. In this scene, Lucy has a fantasy about a sexy coworker that comes true when she finds herself alone with him in the office elevator. See, dreams can come true! In romance novels, at least. Enjoy!

The high point of my workdays lately was seeing the gorgeous stranger every morning.


Read More>>

Tags: RT Daily Blog, Erotica
0COMMENTS SUBSCRIBE TO RSS FEED EMAIL SHARE PERMALINKREAD ENTIRE POST

Cover Trend: YA Goes Instagram

BY Elissa Petruzzi, OCTOBER 15, 2014 | PERMALINK

It's no secret YA covers try and reflect the latest trends. Just look at these recent YA covers, with their bright pictures and fuzzy filters, they could've been pulled right off of Instagram. Here are a few of the most Instagram-y covers we've noticed as of late! 


 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


Read More>>

Tags: RT Daily Blog, Young Adult
0COMMENTS SUBSCRIBE TO RSS FEED EMAIL SHARE PERMALINKREAD ENTIRE POST

TBR Pile On: Our October Mainstream Picks

BY Elissa Petruzzi, OCTOBER 15, 2014 | PERMALINK

We don't know about you, but something about the fall colors makes us want to pick up a mainstream fiction title and read about a seemingly-perfect-but-actually-fractured family. Publishing obviously agrees with us, because this month a lot of mainstream heavy hitters have books out! We culled through the best of the best to make a reading list for you.

 

Winter Street by Elin Hilderbrand


Read More>>

Tags: RT Daily Blog, Mainstream
0COMMENTS SUBSCRIBE TO RSS FEED EMAIL SHARE PERMALINKREAD ENTIRE POST

Very Short Reviews of Difficult Books

BY DJ DeSmyter, OCTOBER 15, 2014 | PERMALINK

Ah, classic literary fiction. It can be so wonderful, but at times dense, leaving us wishing for a guide to lead us through the venerable prose. Enter: Italian artist and writer Francesco D'Isa, who reviews the classics in a candid, tongue-in-cheek (and very short) way. We're happy to bring his column, "Very Short Reviews of Difficult Books," to English language readers! Check back here every Wednesday for three new reviews from Francesco.

Very Short Reviews of Difficult Books banner

Berlin Alexanderplatz by Alfred Döblin

To understand Franz Biberkopf (proletarian and petty criminal in Berlin circa 1920) you must be Franz Biberkopf. Thanks to Alfred Döblin, you can be him for a good number of pages.

Plot: A one-armed man robs, beats, drinks and lives with prostitutes.
Rating:
●●●●○

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

The relationship between (good) science fiction and history is always creepy, but I would have preferred to see the part where teenagers become classical music fans.

Plot: Bad kids do bad things.
Rating:
●●●○○


Read More>>

Tags: RT Daily Blog
0COMMENTS SUBSCRIBE TO RSS FEED EMAIL SHARE PERMALINKREAD ENTIRE POST

Our Favorite Lady Cosplayers From New York Comic Con 2014

BY Elisa Verna, OCTOBER 14, 2014 | PERMALINK

Last weekend was the biggest, and surprisingly most organized, New York Comic Con I've ever attended. One of the most enjoyable parts of any comic con is cosplaying, both participating in and appreciating all of the excellent outfits people put together. I noticed more female cosplayers this year than ever before, and below are some of my favorites.


Read More>>

Tags: RT Daily Blog, Paranormal/Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction
0COMMENTS SUBSCRIBE TO RSS FEED EMAIL SHARE PERMALINKREAD ENTIRE POST

Who Will You Choose?: Jennifer L. Armentrout and Margo Lipschultz Dish on The Dark Elements Contest

BY DJ DeSmyter, OCTOBER 14, 2014 | PERMALINK

When Harlequin Teen and Jennifer L. Armentrout announced readers will get to vote on which guy Layla ends up with — Zayne or Roth — in the last Dark Elements book, Every Last Breath, fans eagerly began counting down the days until they could put their passion to good use. Starting on Tuesday, October 21, which is when the second book, Stone Cold Touch, releases, fans can begin voting on the official Dark Elements site. We wanted to know more about this unique opportunity and who better to ask than Jennifer herself and her editor, Margo Lipschultz? Let’s get started!

***

How did you both decide to let readers vote on the romantic outcome of the series?


Read More>>

Tags: RT Daily Blog, Young Adult
0COMMENTS SUBSCRIBE TO RSS FEED EMAIL SHARE PERMALINKREAD ENTIRE POST

Cover Reveal: The Trouble With Love by Lauren Layne

BY Elisa Verna, OCTOBER 14, 2014 | PERMALINK

Cover Reveal season is still going strong and today we're unveiling the super romantic cover for Lauren Layne's upcoming release, The Trouble With Love, the next installment in her Sexy, Love & Stiletto series. And let us tell you, the cover is snappy! With bright colors and — wait, we don't want to spoil it for you, so let's get to it.

As Lauren Layne’s salacious Sex, Love & Stiletto series returns, a jaded columnist discovers a steamy way to get over an old flame: falling for him all over again.

As Stiletto magazine’s authority on all things breakup-and-heartache, Emma Sinclair writes from personal experience. Five years ago, Emma was Charlotte, North Carolina’s darling debutante and a blushing bride-to-be. Now she’s the ice queen of the Manhattan dating scene. Emma left her sultry Southern drawl behind, but not even her closest friends know that with it she left her heart. Now Emma’s latest article forces her to face her demons — namely, the devilishly sexy guy who ditched her at the altar.


Read More>>

Tags: RT Daily Blog, E-Book, Romance
0COMMENTS SUBSCRIBE TO RSS FEED EMAIL SHARE PERMALINKREAD ENTIRE POST

Exclusive Excerpt: Darling Beast by Elizabeth Hoyt

BY Elisa Verna, OCTOBER 14, 2014 | PERMALINK

It's a gloomy Monday here at RT HQ, we've got a steaming hot mug of tea just waiting to be sipped — seems like a perfect time for an excerpt! How about Elizabeth Hoyt's new historical romance, RT Top Pick!, Darling Beast? It's the story of once renowned, but now down-on-her-luck actress and playwright Lily, who comes across a "monster" when she and her son move into an abandoned theater. Only, you guessed it, because you may have read a historical before, the monster is actually escaped prisoner (and Viscount!) Apollo Greaves. Enjoy!

“Indio!”

Lily paused and glanced around the blackened garden an hour later. She hated to keep Indio locked inside the old theater, but she was going to have to if he insisted ondisappearing like this. The sun would soon be setting. The garden held all manner of dangers for a little boy—and that was without the interest the duke had shown her son yesterday afternoon. Lily hadn’t liked that comment Montgomery had made about Indio’s eyes.

Not at all.


Read More>>

Tags: RT Daily Blog, Romance
0COMMENTS SUBSCRIBE TO RSS FEED EMAIL SHARE PERMALINKREAD ENTIRE POST

On the Shelves: 10/14/2014

BY Elisa Verna, OCTOBER 13, 2014 | PERMALINK

Here's a look at the titles we love that hit shelves this week.

Historical Romance

DARLING BEAST

"Fans will relish Apollo’s tale, savor being reunited with favorite characters and cherish the wonderful new ones — especially Lily’s son. Darling Beast is wondrous, magical and joyous — a read to remember."


Read More>>

Tags: RT Daily Blog
0COMMENTS SUBSCRIBE TO RSS FEED EMAIL SHARE PERMALINKREAD ENTIRE POST