Top 20 Romance Book Review Blogs

As a romance author, you may want to get editorial reviews for your newest novel. One of the best places to get these reviews is from romance book blogs. Here’s a list of the top 20 romance book blogs where you can submit your  romance novel to be reviewed. We compiled 20 of the best romance book blogs into one list. All of these sites have solid reputations, wide audiences, and simple guidelines for submitting books for reviews. Take a look to decide which site is right for you!   A... [Read More...]

3 Fairy-Tale Romance Novels to Fall in Love With

Classic love stories such as Cinderella and Snow White have been adored for generations, leaving audiences wistfully longing for their own happily ever after. Little girls tend to daydream about meeting their own Prince Charming or attending extravagant royal balls, but plenty of grown-ups still fantasize about handsome princes and fairy-tale endings (just think about the global excitement over the royal weddings!). Instead of re-watching Disney princess movies or secretly envying Kate Middleto... [Read More...]

Reverse Harem Romances

If you’re an experienced reader of erotic fiction, you probably don’t need us to explain what the reverse harem romance genre. But for the uninitiated, reverse harem romances take common tropes of traditional stories and turn them upside down. In classic folktales and legends of lore a harem is a group of attractive women who desire one male hero, usually the person at the center of the story. In some cases, the women are connected to the man via sexual relationships or polygamous marria... [Read More...]

Why Do Readers Love Romance Novels?

With strong, female protagonists and plot lines centered on acquiring true love through whatever means possible, regardless of the conflicts or obstacles in the way, romance novels are predictably popular . At their core, romance novels almost always involve a protagonist overcoming seemingly insurmountable odds and ending up with the love of her life. When it comes to the types of people who read romances, a notable 82% are women. While the fact that women make up the largest perce... [Read More...]

Bonnet Rippers: Amish Romance Novels Exposed

Amish romance novels, a subgenre of romance, are often referred to as bonnet rippers. Books in this subgenre trade traditional romance covers (which show lust-inducing men with rock hard abs) for book covers that have women donning Amish prayer coverings. Although Amish romance novels feature characters who were raised in the Amish community, these books are usually not written by or targeted toward Amish people. While not always overtly Christian, these books typically appeal to a Christian au... [Read More...]

The History of Romance Novels

For centuries, people have fallen head-over-heels for romantic stories. Historians believe the first written romantic fiction dates back to the 1st century BC in Greece, and yet the human obsession with love stories continues to grow exponentially. Romance novels in particular have been must have experiences for millions of readers over the past several decades, despite the stereotypes some believe about the genre. The First Modern Romance Novel In 1740, author Samuel Richardson publis... [Read More...]

Be Mine Forever

I should have taken off my ring before I asked her out.

I’m a military man or was. I should have known better than that.

It gave her the wrong impression. It would to any woman.

Being a single father and losing my wife has left me wanting to pull back from love.

But this new girl at the flower shop, Cupid’s Arrow, has me feeling things I didn’t know I’d ever feel again.

It’s Valentine’s Day, and I want this girl to be mine.

Forever. ... [Read More...]

Love Above Law

Agent Lex Taylor

My assignment—take down human and drug trafficker Miguel Santino and rescue Leyna Martinez, the sister of an outlaw MC member.

One look. That’s all it took.

My center of gravity shifted, and I knew. She was going to be mine.

I take down criminals; the rats of society. I eat, sleep and breathe the law, but I’m willing to risk it all—my badge and my life to protect her. ... [Read More...]