DIANA ROWLAND | Genre Ennui

I read a blog post recently, written by a woman who was announcing that she was "quitting" Urban Fantasy. She stated that the genre was so ...

MARK TERRY | Doppelganger

These days I’m the author of a series of thriller novels featuring Dr. Derek Stillwater, a troubleshooter for Homeland Security. Derek’s ...

SUSAN MALLERY | Turns Out Size Matters After All!

I grew up in Los Angeles, one of the largest, loudest cities in the world. There’s a lot to love about living in a city. The sights, the ...

Fresh Pick | THE MAPPING OF LOVE AND DEATH by Jacqueline Winspear

Maisie Dobbs #7May 2010On Sale: April 22, 2010Featuring: Maisie Dobbs352 pages ISBN: 0061727660EAN: 9780061727665Hardcover$25.99Mystery ...

CAROL SNOW | FUTURE AUTHORS OF AMERICA

I don’t know whether accountants hear about children who dream of doing taxes or if parents brag to plumbers about kids gifted with a plunger ...

Marie Bostwick | Choices Choices Everywhere a Choice

Paper or plastic? Decaf or regular? Debit or credit?Every day, every one of us makes hundreds of decisions. As a matter of fact, a study by ...

Fresh Pick | IN A GILDED CAGE by Rhys Bowen

Molly MurphyMarch 2009On Sale: March 17, 2009Featuring: Molly Murphy288 pages ISBN: 031238534XEAN: 9780312385347Hardcover$24.95Mystery ...

Fresh Pick | A DUTY TO THE DEAD by Charles Todd

A Bess Crawford Mystery #1September 2009On Sale: September 1, 2009Featuring: Bess Crawford; Jonathan Graham336 pages ISBN: 0061791768EAN: ...

SAND SHILHANEK| HOW TO SPEND THE PRECIOUS BOOK BUDGET DOLLARS

This last week I read Death by Darjeeling by Laura Childs. I picked this book because the DFW TeaReaders is having Ms. Childs as a ...

Sara Reyes | New, Updated, Reissue…or a Cheat?

On Sara's Bookshelf: Mary Balogh classics and latest from Jacqueline WinspearLast week I whined, moaned and generally threw a fit over something ...

Jen’s Jewels | Interview with Holly LeCraw

Have you ever wondered what your parents were like as a newly married couple before they had kids?  Sure, we’ve all seen the photographs from ...

KAT MARTIN | A bride trilogy, yes … “Cinderalla stories”, no …

I’ve always wanted to write a bride series. Something romantic with orchids and white lace. For years, I toyed with an idea for a sort of ...

Fresh Pick | SHAMELESS by Karen Robards

Banning Sisters Trilogy #3April 2010On Sale: April 13, 2010Featuring: Elizabeth Banning; Neil Severin400 pages ISBN: 0743410610EAN: ...

Fresh Pick | THE SUMMER OF YOU by Kate Noble

April 2010 On Sale: April 6, 2010 Featuring: Jane Cummings; Byrne Worth 368 pages ISBN: 0425232395 EAN: 9780425232392 Trade Size $15.00 ...

ROSE LERNER | How To Deal With A Tough Critique

I can't remember when I first noticed that Five Stages of Grief are really, really similar to what I go through every week when I get a chapter ...

Emily B. Rowe | From Pitch to Published

Writer TipsThe nuts and bolts of the writer's toolboxDuring the DFW Writer’s Conference writers had a chance to register for a ten minute ...

WENDY HOLDEN | Beautiful People…Hopefully I’ve Given You A Good Laugh

What makes you laugh? I find all sorts of things funny, although they are rarely jokes in the traditional sense. I can only remember one joke in ...

Fresh Pick | SOMETHING SCANDALOUS by Christie Kelley

April 2010On Sale: April 1, 2010352 pages ISBN: 142010876XEAN: 9781420108767Paperback$6.99Romance Historical Buy at Amazon.com Something ...

Susan Meier | What I Love About Reading and Writing

My birthday is April 22. The year I turned twenty-two, I was so impressed with the fact that I was turning twenty-two on the twenty-second that ...

SUSAN MEIER | What I Love About Reading and Writing

My birthday is April 22. The year I turned twenty-two, I was so impressed with the fact that I was turning twenty-two on the twenty-second that ...

Fresh Pick | ROGUE IN MY ARMS by Celeste Bradley

Runaway Brides #2April 2010On Sale: March 30, 2010Featuring: Colin Lambert; Prudence Filby352 pages ISBN: 0312943091EAN: ...

Dianna Love | Diana Love is Passionate About…

Wow, finishing that sentence is going to take some thought. Many years ago I would have simply ended that sentence with "art," because I’ve ...

Fresh Pick | VICTOR by Julia Templeton

Rakehells of Rochester #2April 2010On Sale: April 1, 2010Featuring: Victor Rayborne; Lily Winthrop352 pages ISBN: 0758238169EAN: ...

Fresh Pick | LADY ARABELLA’S SCANDALOUS MARRIAGE by Carole Mortimer

April 2010On Sale: April 1, 2010Featuring: Arabella St. Claire; Darius Wynter288 pages ISBN: 0373295871EAN: ...

SANDI SHILHANEK | Relaxation Techniques…What Works Other Than Reading

Last week I asked the question when is enough enough? It took me from the days before I asked that question until this past Thursday to finish ...

What’s Hot in April Urban Fantasy? You’d be surprised!

Urban Fantasy...April takes you to celebrity-mad London, to the boarding school where the students aren't quite just "normal" and roommates are ...

Get Your Sizzle On… What’s new in sensual romance… Sensual, Erotic and Romantic in April

The showers of April will probably be required when you take a look at some of the HOT books on sale now. From feral beasts to dangerous ...

Fresh Pick | DRIVE TIME by Hank Phillippi Ryan

Charlotte McNally Mystery #4February 2010On Sale: February 1, 2010Featuring: Charlotte McNally400 pages ISBN: 0778327973EAN: 9780778327974Mass ...

Sara Reyes | To Read or Not To Read… Is It Work?

Reading...it's something I've had to do every day since before I can really remember. Reading is so fundamental, to quote a literacy ad ...

Sharon’s Cozy Corner | Author Interview with Elizabeth Lynn Casey

Sharon's Cozy CornerAll about the cozy mysteries: interviews, reviews, booksWhen women have a common interest, it is a delight to gather and ...

Welcome to the eReader…or, I’m not a Luddite, are you?

Shanna's Road Journal Shanna Swendson's Observations ... On Line and On the Road It's 2010, do you have your e-reader yet? The iPad has ...

ANNA DESTEFANO |How does a story like The Firefighter’s Secret Baby happen anyway???

I've been in love with heroes my whole life. Show me a romance fan who hasn't. We want to believe in the hero in all of us, and most especially ...

Fresh Pick | TEASE ME by Tracy Wolff

April 2010On Sale: April 6, 2010Featuring: Byron Hawthorne; Lacey Richards304 pagesISBN: 0451229258EAN: 9780451229250Paperback$15.00Romance ...

Mary Eason | The Dark Side of Writing Dark, Romantic Suspense

Do you ever wonder what it would be like to look into the mind of a killer? What would you do if a killer were hunting you? What if you’re ...

Fresh Pick | SCANDAL SHEET by Gemma Halliday

Hollywood Headlines #1November 2009On Sale: October 27, 2009Featuring: Calvin Dean; Felix Dunn; Tina Bender320 pages ISBN: 0505528053EAN: ...

Jessica Andersen | Who’s Your Favorite?

Mayan lore and modern science warn that 12/21/2012 could bring a global cataclysm ... a threat that is far more real than we imagine. Dark ...

Fresh Pick | FINAL SCREAM by Lisa Jackson

previously published as INTIMACIESAugust 2005Featuring: Cassidy Buchanan; Brig McKenzie496 pages ISBN: 0821777122Paperback ...

Fresh Pick | FIRE AND ICE by Julie Garwood

January 2010On Sale: December 29, 2009Featuring: Jack MacAlister; Sophie Rose400 pages ISBN: 0345500768EAN: 9780345500762Mass Market Paperback ...

ROSEMARY HARRIS | How Well Do We Really Know Our Neighbors?

That’s the tagline for Dead Head, my latest suburban noir novel (Minotaur April 2010). I started asking that question two years ago when a ...

Jaye Wells | Authors are Readers Too

Even with the dividing lines between authors and readers blurring in this age of social media, there is still a misconception that authors ...

Fresh Pick | NAKED EDGE by Pamela Clare

I-Team #4March 2010On Sale: March 2, 2010Featuring: Katherine James; Gabriel Rossiter400 pages ISBN: 0425219763EAN: 9780425219768Mass Market ...

Fresh Pick | SHE’S THE ONE by Kay Stockham

Tulanes of TennesseeMarch 2010On Sale: March 16, 2010Featuring: Alexandra Tulane; Dylan Bower256 pages ISBN: 0373716214EAN: 9780373716210Mass ...

SANDI SHILHANEK | When Is Enough Enough?

This past week I made a bit of a discovery about myself. I found that I’m really being drawn to my collection of ebooks, and even when I’m ...

Sara Reyes | Out of Order, It’s a Mess!

Look, I'm not usually cranky about reading books out of order, but thanks to a reading friend, I've discovered Christine Warren's world of The ...

Fresh Pick | BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE by Wendy Holden

April 2010On Sale: April 1, 2010432 pages ISBN: 1402237154EAN: 9781402237157Trade Size$14.99Women's Fiction, Romance Contemporary Buy at ...

Avoid the April rains…try a cozy mystery in April

I love Spring! The air is finally warmer, the flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping, and the swing in the garden is calling my name to ...

LACONNIE TAYLOR | The Topic Is A Little Too Touchy

One day, I got this funky, crazy idea. The timing was right, so I decided to give this romance writing thing a shot. The analytical side of me ...

Fresh Pick | SECOND TIME AROUND by Beth Kendrick

April 2010On Sale: March 30, 2010336 pages ISBN: 0385342241EAN: 9780385342247Trade Size$15.00Romance Contemporary Buy at Amazon.com Second ...

Fresh Pick | MAGNOLIA WEDNESDAYS by Wendy Wax

March 2010On Sale: March 2, 2010Featuring: Vivian Armstrong Gray448 pages ISBN: 0425232352EAN: 9780425232354Trade Size$15.00Contemporary ...

LINDSEY MCKENNA | Warriors For The Light

This six book series began with a bang in October, 2006. UNFORGIVEN was the launch book for Silhouette Nocturne. It was exciting to create the ...

Interview with Alafair Burke

The Internet can be a valuable resource. Whether researching a topic for school or keeping abreast of the latest political news, we always seem ...

Candace Havens | Exciting April Finds…

If you haven’t had a chance to check out Rosemary Clement-Moore’s books, you should. Yes, they are young adult novels, but they are fun for ...

Fresh Thrills | Thrills and spine-tingling adventures in April

Hi and welcome to Fresh Thrills, a column for new releases in romantic suspense. Nail biting suspense, new romance, hot sex, great stories--- ...

Libby Malin |Tips on How to Write a Comedic Novel

The Deconstruction Of Humorous Fiction In A Reactionary Postmodern World, Or From Chaos To Conformity: How To Write The Comedic NovelWhen I was ...

Fresh Pick | LIFE AS I KNOW IT by Melanie Rose

February 2010On Sale: February 2, 2010Featuring: Jessica Taylor368 pages ISBN: 038534399XEAN: 9780385343992Trade Size$15.00Romance ...

Fresh Pick | JUST LIKE ME, ONLY BETTER by Carol Snow

April 2010On Sale: April 6, 2010Featuring: Veronica Czaplicki; Haley Rush; Brady Ellis336 pages ISBN: 0425232484EAN: ...

BARBARA FREETHY | Why Can’t Books Have it All?

Ever since I began writing I've heard numerous writers and editors say that books need to be one thing ... because then it's easier to sell ...

Monica Fairview | How Not To Alienate The Characters In Your Novels

Character? Who’s calling me a character? Characters are unfortunately an essential part of writing a novel. I say unfortunately, because ...

Fresh Pick | DEAR NEIGHBOR, DROP DEAD by Saralee Rosenberg

August 2008On Sale: July 22, 2008Featuring: Aaron Findley; Beth Diamond; Mindy Sherman319 pages ISBN: 0061253774EAN: 9780061253775Trade ...

SANDI SHILHANEK | Stepping Out Of March

This is the first weekend of April, so that means it’s time to tell you some of what I read in March. I can’t believe it but I managed to ...

Fresh Pick | TABLE MANNERS by Mia King

August 2009On Sale: August 4, 2009336 pages ISBN: 0425227898EAN: 9780425227893Paperback$14.00Romance Buy at Amazon.com Table Mannersby Mia ...

Sara Reyes | Do You Glom?

I've been thinking about the characteristics or traits of a bookaholic recently. Maybe it's time for introspection or I'm bored, no matter, I've ...

Fresh Pick | MARTYR by Rory Clements

May 2009On Sale: May 19, 2009Featuring: John Shakespeare; Elizabeth I400 pages ISBN: 0385342829EAN: 9780385342827Hardcover$25.00Thriller, ...

Rosemary Clement-Moore | Exciting Reads for Your April Spring Fever Slack-Off…

Fresh Takes from the Teen Shelves All the news, updates and gossip for the Young Adult -- books, authors, movies and more! Ah, spring fever. ...

Kathleen O’Reilly | Where Inspiration Strikes

As a writer, I get ideas from all sorts of things: movies, newspaper articles, stories from my friends, and yes, sometimes the calendar. The ...

Fresh Pick | GIRL MARY by Petru Popescu

September 2009On Sale: September 8, 2009Featuring: Pilate; Mary368 pages ISBN: 1416532633EAN: 9781416532637Paperback$15.00Religious Fiction, ...

Emery Lee | Mixing Fact and Fiction in THE HIGHEST STAKES

Fresh Pick | REMARKABLE CREATURES by Tracy Chevalier

January 2010On Sale: January 5, 2010Featuring: Elizabeth Philpot; Mary Anning320 pages ISBN: 0525951458EAN: ...