As any fan of ER, Grey’s Anatomy and Nurse Jackie knows, sometimes the drama of doctors’ lives doesn’t end when they leave the hospital. From troubled teens to unexpectedly caring for a pair of young children and beyond, the June Harlequin Medical series romances each explore how new relationships can be affected by family drama.
Feisty Italian miss Juliana Fiori has little interest in fitting into the upper echelons of the English ton, but she has promised to try for her half-brothers' sakes. However, all of her good intentions go out the window when she decides to teach the extremely proper Simon, Duke of Leighton, a lesson. One illicit wager later, Juliana is in the middle of her most outlandish adventure yet as she embarks on Eleven Scandals to Start to Win a Duke's Heart in Sarah MacLean's new historical romance.
Morgan: One word, three syllables: delightful!
Whitney: One word, three syllables: perfection!
Morgan: Everything about this story simply shines. From the scandalous heroine to the overly uptight hero. The sparkling dialogue, the look back at favorite characters. One of the best historical romances I have read in a super long time!
Whitney: You know what this feels like? Classic Julia Quinn but with Sarah’s distinctive spin. That’s not to say you would ever confuse the two authors but that Sarah’s books consistently evoke the same reaction from me that Julia’s do, an “I can’t believe how amazing this book is” reading stupor.
Morgan: Most of that amazing feeling, for me, came from the irrepressible Juliana. I love that she is from Italy and foreign with a capital "F". Because English customs are so different from those in her homeland, the reader gets a look at the Regency from an outsider’s perspective.
During the Dark Days of Supernatural Giveaway readers get a chance to enter to win a bag full of new paranormal YA tales. Today two of the Dark Days of Supernatural debut authors, Veronica Roth and Tara Hudson, give you an inside look at their new tales, Divergent and Hereafter as the authors interview each other.
|Veronica Roth||Tara Hudson|
Veronica Roth: What about going on book tour are you most excited about?
Tara Hudson: I’m probably most excited to meet people at the signing – I can’t wait to talk with folks about Hereafter! I’m also excited to meet the other Dark Days authors in person, and do some of my own fan-girl squealing over your awesome books. I can’t think of a better group of gals with whom to share Hereafter’s release day, during our June 7th signing in Chicago!
Today graphic novel author Anne Elizabeth, who is also the RT BOOK REVIEWS Columnist on Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels, shares a special look into the world of the comic character Ziggy.
In a rare interview, I spoke with Tom Wilson II, the son of Ziggy creator and the artist of the popular newspaper comic strip for the past few decades. “I took over for my dad years ago. I suppose it was a natural progression. I grew up with Ziggy who was like an older brother to me. He taught me a lot...” said Wilson. “Ziggy was a loner, a sad sack if you will, who was able to speak directly to the audience about his issues and upsets. He could look the world in the eye and impart his wisdom.” This candidness melted hearts of readers around the globe.
Spring has spring and summer has started in the outskirts of New York City. Here at RT we are appreciating all of those hot-weather treats like ice cream and iced coffee. But we have a something delicious (and calorie-free) for you today ... a taste of ten new releases. Read heart-felt messages, enjoy two author interviews and of course, enjoy excerpts with this month's Authors in the Spotlight!
Don't know where to start? You can check out the index, or find out which new books are spotlighted with this month's Authors in the Spotlight Quiz.
Authors In The Spotlight Quiz: June
1) Which two authors interview each other about their new historical/contemporary romance? Answer >>
Mainstream author Elizabeth Joy Arnold will have you glued to the pages of her newest novel, When We Were Friends, with the story's emotionally gripping content and dramatic twists and turns. Today the author chats with RT's Web Editor Morgan Doremus about what happens when you get involved in a situation that has no solution, and when "doing the right thing" completely backfires ...
Here's a look at the titles we love that hit shelves this week.
|Lord Langley is Back in Town|
“Boyle delivers on all levels bringing a delightful cast of eccentric characters straight into readers’ hearts.”
|The Sins of Viscount Sutherland|
“Twisting something old into something fresh is one of James’ talents. Here she uses the desire/revenge plotline and switches genders; the woman is out to seduce and ruin.”
“There is a quiet, yet intense power to Burrowes’ simple prose and such depth of feelings that it will be difficult to forget this marvelous story.”
|The Darkest Sin|
“The carefully constructed mystery is balanced by a passionate romance that heats up the pages even as the plot twists and turns...”
|Lady of Seduction |
“McKee shows readers she is a force to be reckoned with, an author who can turn a villain into a delicious hero.”
|Guarding a Notorious Lady|
“The author uses humor to spice up a battle-of-wills plotline and adds a cast of likable characters and plenty of wild escapades and witty repartee.”
Today marks the final round of the Dark Days of Supernatural giveaway: your last chance to win seven new paranormal YA novels — and one very cute tote bag that carries them all. This week you can get your hands on the new releases from Aprilynne Pike, Ellen Schreiber, Kim Harrison, Veronica Roth, Amy Plum, Josephine Angelini and Tara Hudson. All you have to do to enter is leave a comment below with the five items that are in your bag when you head out on your supernatural quest.
We spent the past week at BEA meeting authors, publishers and fellow book enthusiasts. And each day we braved the long lines in the Autographing Area in order to give readers a chance to win signed books from fan favorite authors.
Today is the day you've all been waiting for, because we are giving away not one, not two, but five bags full of signed books and ARCs from across genres! And with much thanks to all of the authors who contributed and publicists who made this giveaway possible, you can check out the lists below to see which books are in each bag.
To enter to win one or any of the bags, simply leave a comment below telling us what new book you can't wait to read and which bags you are hoping to win:
Mystery, Suspense and Thriller: