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Harlequin launches new women’s fiction imprint!
10th Oct / 7 Comments

Harlequin launches new women’s fiction imprint!

INTRODUCING GRAYDON HOUSE BOOKS Expansion of Harlequin’s Trade Publishing Program Continues with Launch of New Imprint. Genres: Women’s fiction (range from lighthearted humor to emotional tearjerkers and edgier drama). Formats: Trade paperback and hard cover only Launch month: September 2017 Graydon House will launch with HOW TO BE HAPPY by […]

ionR – Coloring book: Man Candy by Vanessa Vale
6th Aug / 4 Comments

ionR – Coloring book: Man Candy by Vanessa Vale

Man Candy by Vanessa Vale: While I’ve never reviewed a coloring book before it seems appropriate given it’s national coloring book day and well lets face it, this one is just yummy without being hard on the waist line.

ionR: Free Buzz Books, Romance
29th Jul / 3 Comments

ionR: Free Buzz Books, Romance

Free Buzz Books Offers 20 Excerpts from Best To-Be-Published Romance Titles:   Get a first look at the buzz-worthy Romance books before they are in print   Press Release: New York, NY – JULY 7, 2016 –The best place for booklovers to discover and sample some of the most acclaimed […]

ionR: The New Adult genre: Success or Failure?
16th Apr / 17 Comments

ionR: The New Adult genre: Success or Failure?

ionR: The New Adult genre: A success or a failure with romance readers?     The New Adult genre: A success or a failure with romance readers?   Today we are discussing the topic of the New Adult genre and asking readers the important question-is this genre a hit or a miss? […]

ionR: Reading Book Reviews!
9th Apr / 18 Comments

ionR: Reading Book Reviews!

ionR: Reading Book Reviews!   When to Read a Review: Before, After or During a Novel?   Today we are taking a break from our more heavier topics that we have been discussing here at HJ to examine when is the best time (if any) that a reader should read a review. […]

#HWBlitz: Harlequin Heartwarming editorial submission blitz
31st Mar / 10 Comments

#HWBlitz: Harlequin Heartwarming editorial submission blitz

Call to action: Do you have a clean, emotionally satisfying contemporary romance that celebrates community, family connections and true love? If so—we would love to see it!  Hi! I’m Kathryn Lye, a Harlequin editor located in the Toronto office. This past St. Patrick’s Day, I reached a milestone of having been […]

ionR: Should historical-romances feature erotic love scenes?
26th Mar / 27 Comments

ionR: Should historical-romances feature erotic love scenes?

*ionR: Should historical-romances feature erotic love scenes?   Today we are discussing whether or not readers think that a historical-romance should or should not feature erotic love scenes. Please join us.   I will make a confession and announce that I am devoted reader to historical-romance novels. I find there is […]

ionR: How Far is too Far?
12th Mar / 22 Comments

ionR: How Far is too Far?

ionR: How Far is too far? How Far Should an Author take a Series?   A romantic-series is as popular today as such novels were in the early 90’s if not more. From small towns, to second chance romances and even to military romances, series give us more than hero and […]

ionR: Are HEA-Endings Overrated?
5th Mar / 46 Comments

ionR: Are HEA-Endings Overrated?

ionR: Are HEA-Endings Overrated? Boring Even?   Today we are discussing the possibility that happily-ever-endings are overrated among authors and readers alike. Is it possible such endings can be boring among readers? Join us today and be sure to share your thoughts with us.   Without a single doubt have I […]

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