Romance Book Reviews (page 24)

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 >
OUT OF HABIT by Kathleen  Dutton
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: April 21, 2017

"A satisfying combination of romance and mystery."
Secrets from the past threaten a young woman's future in this debut novel. 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 >
THE DOCTOR, THE CHEF OR THE FIREMAN by Debbie  Lum
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 17, 2017

"A quick, satisfying romantic mystery."
Fleeing an untrustworthy boyfriend, a woman moves from Richmond to Cory City, Virginia, and finds herself with new suitors and a small-town mystery on her hands in Lum's (Plebeian Reborn, 2016, etc.) novel. Read full book review >

LAST SUMMER AT EDEN by Christina Hergenrader
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 11, 2017

"An amusing, romantic, and uplifting YA tale."
In Hergenrader's (Love Rules, 2016, etc.) YAnovel, a young woman becomes the summer director at a Christian summer camp that seems to be on its last legs.Read full book review >
THE OTHER SIDE OF ANGER by Courtney Lea
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 11, 2017

"A solid romance with thrills, sex, and plenty of Southern charm."
In Lea's debut romance novel, an emotionally damaged chef and a reclusive carpenter fall for each other while dealing with fallout from their pasts. Read full book review >
HOPELESS ROMANTIC by Francis Gideon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 10, 2017

"A timely queer romance that has a little bit for everyone—John Hughes references, quotes from Hegel and Marx, and obnoxious friends who turn out to be nice Canadians after all."
Love defies the categories and labels of gender identity and desire in this new-adult romance between two people looking for happily-ever-after. Read full book review >
ARKANSAS SUMMER by Anne Moose
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 9, 2017

"An often powerful novel about courage and integrity in the face of hate."
In this gripping novel of romance and social consciousness, a white California teenager encounters the effects of racial prejudice in the segregated South of the 1950s. Read full book review >
THE LUST OF LINDA LEVY by Dale Zaris Dye
ROMANCE
Released: April 6, 2017

"A lusty adventure story that entertains but only skims the surface of its midlife tribulations."
In Dye's debut erotic romance, a middle-age woman risks it all to reconnect to her libido. Read full book review >
WILD RIDE by Julie A. Walker
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 2017

"A high-octane romantic suspense novel with heart-pounding intrigue and a heart-twisting love story."
A wounded covert operative who, along with his colleagues, uses a custom motorcycle shop as a cover falls in love with a reporter who's convinced he's up to no good just as she gets on the wrong side of some true villains. Read full book review >
I DARED THE DUKE by Anna Bennett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 4, 2017

"Bennett brings new life to traditional Regency stories and characters."
A savage duke meets a wallflower who won't wilt. 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 >