Romance Book Reviews

JUST ONE TOUCH by Maya Banks
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 23, 2017

"Paranormal elements blend with everyday experiences to add a dash of the unexpected to a traditional romance story."
A traumatized woman heals a weather-beaten security agent with a combination of supernatural powers and ordinary human compassion, discovering her own identity in the process. Read full book review >
AND IT CAME TO PASS by Laura Stone
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 18, 2017

"A fine romance with a touch of political intent."
While exploring their forbidden sexual desires, two young men—Mormon missionaries—fall in love. Read full book review >

NEVER TRUST A PIRATE  by Valerie Bowman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2017

"Thrilling, delicious, and suspenseful."
Two rogues in disguise are bested at their own game after meeting—and falling in love. Read full book review >
DATING THE UNDEAD by Juliet Lyons
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2017

"A fun introduction to a paranormal series that combines the familiar with the new to bring a fresh spin on the vampire romance."
In a London where vampires publicly exist, a young woman takes to online dating to try to reproduce a magical experience. Read full book review >
THE BAD LUCK BRIDE  by Janna MacGregor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2017

"An impressive debut."
Fifth time's the charm. Read full book review >

NOTHING LIKE A DUKE  by Jane Ashford
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 2, 2017

"A fun book, well worth reading, even if the plot is occasionally confusing."
A bluestocking who avoids society faces her fears during a long house party with the help of a suave and accomplished beau. Read full book review >
BOMBSHELL by CD Reiss
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2017

"A heartfelt contemporary romance that shows family is what you make of it."
A Hollywood heartthrob finds his life thrust into chaos when he meets the child he never knew he had and a nanny who hates being in the spotlight. Read full book review >
YOUR ALLURING LOVE by Layla Hagen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2017

"A sexy, satisfying romance.

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In this sequel, Hagen (Your Tempting Love, 2017, etc.) focuses on another member of the Bennett family as Alice tries to snag her childhood crush once and for all.Read full book review >
RIDE ROUGH by Laura Kaye
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 25, 2017

"A sexy, textured, and wholly satisfying romance."
When Alexa Harmon gets spooked by her fiance's increasingly abusive and controlling behavior, she turns to her ex-boyfriend Maverick for help, then gains additional help from his motorcycle club, the Raven Riders. Read full book review >
THE FIRST WORD by Isley Robson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 25, 2017

"Lovely writing and a sweet romance make for a promising debut."
An emotional romance blossoms between a single father and the occupational therapist who cares for his special needs child. Read full book review >
THE THING ABOUT LOVE by Julie James
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 18, 2017

"James' star shines even brighter with this smart, sparkling winner."
Two FBI agents who had a rocky relationship at the FBI Academy are paired in an undercover operation, forcing them to re-evaluate their first impressions, work as a team, and maybe find true love. Read full book review >
BLAME IT ON THE DUKE by Lenora Bell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 18, 2017

"A historical romance as tantalizing as the Kama Sutra epigraphs at the beginning of each chapter."
One gamble leads to another. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Katey Sagal
author of GRACE NOTES
April 10, 2017

In her memoir Grace Notes, actress and singer/songwriter Katey Sagal takes you through the highs and lows of her life, from the tragic deaths of her parents to her long years in the Los Angeles rock scene, from being diagnosed with cancer at the age of twenty-eight to getting her big break on the fledgling FOX network as the wise-cracking Peggy Bundy on the beloved sitcom Married…with Children. Sparse and poetic, Grace Notes is an emotionally riveting tale of struggle and success, both professional and personal: Sagal’s path to sobriety; the stillbirth of her first daughter, Ruby; motherhood; the experience of having her third daughter at age 52 with the help of a surrogate; and her lifelong passion for music. “While this book is sure to please the author’s many fans, its thoughtful, no-regrets honesty will no doubt also appeal to readers of Hollywood memoirs seeking substance that goes beyond gossip and name-dropping,” our critic writes. “A candid, reflective memoir.” View video >