Ode to Fabio

When you think of the best in romance novels from the 1980’s, the typical bodice ripper comes to mind. And when you think of those iconic covers, you think of only one man: Fabio. The real Italian Stallion (sorry, Sly Stallone). Did you know that he graced the cover of over 400 titles?! Though he … Continue reading Ode to Fabio

New Releases: March 2015

Happy March! While you’re waiting for spring to show up, check out some new releases. (All synopses are from Goodreads.) Seduced by Mr. Right (The Morretti Millionaires) by Pamela Yaye (Romance — Harlequin Kimani Romance, March 1, 2015) — A lesson in love? His life shattered by tragedy, Emilio Morretti stunned the world when he walked away from his fabulous … Continue reading New Releases: March 2015

A Valentine’s Reading List to Satisfy Cynics and Romantics

So, Valentine’s Day is this Saturday. We at 80 Books Blog understand that not everyone is looking forward to this particular holiday. We have mixed feelings ourselves. Wasn’t St. Valentine stoned to death as a heretic? Isn’t this just an excuse for Hallmark, florists, and Hershey to rip you off? Never mind the ridiculous and probably … Continue reading A Valentine’s Reading List to Satisfy Cynics and Romantics