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10 Queer Romance YA-Friendly Fantasy Books

These queer fantasy books are YA-friendly reads you'll love.

5 Out of This World Alien Romance Books

Dig into these five otherworldly alien romance books to get you started exploring outer space along with some smooching. Read on.

Sweet as Sugar Romances for Spring (And Summer)

Spring showers bring May flowers... and romances! Fake dating, beach vacations, and baking competitions abound in these sugary sweet romances for spring!

I Read My Way Out: My Year of Reading Copiously and Therapeutically

One reader on making big life changes, including changes to her reading life. Talking about the journey, the goals, and the books that lifted her up.

The Ripped Bodice Awards for Excellence in Romantic Fiction Announced

The 2020 Ripped Bodice Awards for Excellence in Romantic Fiction were announced on February 14th. Here is a look at the new awards and the inagural winners.

15 Of The Best Audible Escape Books To Get In Your Ears

Curious about Audible Escape? All of your questions are answered here -- along with some great listening recommendations.

The Romance Writers of America Decision That Broke The Camel’s Back

Scandal shook the romance community over the holidays as the RWA sanctioned Courtney Milan for pointing out racism in books.

What Happy Endings Do We Want to See in Romance in 2020 and Beyond?

One romance reader considers feminist trends in the history of romance and looks ahead to some progressive themes the genre can build on.

Bring On The Awwws: 10 Sweet And Cute Comics About Love

I’ve got a small, stony heart, yet these comics made even me crack a smile or an “Aww.” Check out these comics about love.

Pass the Tissues: 10 Authors Like Nicholas Sparks

For readers thinking about branching out, look no further: this list of authors like Nicholas Sparks covers contemporary writers you'll love.

Reading Pathways: Where to Start With Tessa Dare Books

Wondering where to get started with Tessa Dare books? This Reading Pathways list of three will tell you which books of hers to read first.

Monstrous Affections: Exploring Romance and Monsters

Taking a look at a few great reads that explore the concept of monsters who love, and the complicated narratives of romance and monsters.

If Indie Bookstores Want to Be Inclusive, They Need to Highlight Romance

One reader traveling the USA this year sees a common trait among too many indie bookstores: no romance books.

10 Of The Best Vampire Romance Manga Series You Gotta Read

Love vampires? Love romance? Then these mangas are must-reads.

15 Shifter Romance Books to Read Under the Full Moon

Maybe you prefer a little purring or growling with your romance. Look no further, my lovely readers, because this is a list of shifter romance books.