By Tqwana B. Now that Thanksgiving is over, I can finally break out the Christmas Playlist, and my favorite part of the season – holiday romances! Okay, second favorite, because presents! *Sings It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year* We’re just going to pretend that I didn’t start decorating 2 weeks ago… My list … Continue reading Give Love on Christmas Day…with Book Recs!
By Tqwana B. Valentine’s Day is next week, so every media outlet is trotting out their hot take on romance novel ‘guilty pleasures.’ Guilty? Excuse me?? ‘Tis the season, I guess. Many, if not all, will probably be snarky, condescending, and dismissive in tone. God forbid that positive, women-centered literature should be taken seriously. It’s … Continue reading How Romance Novels Helped Save Me
Winter is coming. Curl up with a book and hot cocoa like the book nerd that you are. Don’t forget the quirky socks. Gotta have the quirky socks. Daughters of a Nation: A Black Suffragette Historical Romance Anthology by Kianna Alexander, Alyssa Cole , Lena Hart, Piper Huguley (Nov. 1st; Historical Romance; Maroon Ash Publishing) … Continue reading New Releases: November 1-15, 2016
Can you feel it? Sense its presence? It’s coming. That’s right. Fall is almost here. Kids are back in school. Labor Day will mark the end of summer. And along with new books and new seasons of our favorite TV shows, that means, it’s almost time for PUMPKIN SPICE EVERYTHING!! But, we’ll take new September … Continue reading New Releases: September 1-15, 2016
The days are getting longer (not necessarily warmer though), which means more daylight, which means more time to read. And reading outdoors, lying on a grassy knoll, enjoying all the spring flowers in bloom. One day… Firstlife (Everlife #1) by Gena Showalter (March 1; YA/Paranormal Fantasy; Harlequin Teen) – Step one…you die. ONE CHOICE. TWO … Continue reading New Releases: March 1-15, 2016