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Blog Tour Feature: Speeding Hearts by Claire Wilder

NEW RELEASE - Will they risk their friendship to take a chance on love? I am pleased to announce a cool book blog tour going on right now, presented by Claire Wilder, an author I met during my journey. Congratulations on your contemporary romance! When a new book comes out, it is always an exciting time for authors. Plus, here at the I Love Romance Blog, we love discovering romance novels! Upon returning to his hometown, Dean Hughes makes a deal with his best friend Stella Archer. However, the more time they spend together the more the lines between friendship and romance blur...

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Blog Tour Feature: Just for A Moment by Kate Carley

Blog Tour Feature: Just for A Moment by Kate Carley NEW RELEASE - Ruthless words leave her questioning whether staying in Oak Bend and putting her heart on the line is worth the pain. Can this small town ever be home again? I am pleased to announce a cool book blog tour going on right now, presented by Kate Carley, an author I met during my journey. Congratulations on your contemporary romance! Here at the I Love Romance Blog, we love discovering romance novels! Let’s hear a little about this great book…

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Blog Tour Feature: The Sound of Violet by Allen Wolf

Blog Tour Feature: The Sound of Violet by Allen Wolf NEW RELEASE - A man believes he found his perfect soulmate, but his autism keeps him from realizing she’s actually a prostitute... I am pleased to announce a cool book blog tour going on right now, presented by Allen Wolf, an author I met during my journey! Congratulations on your romantic comedy! When a new book comes out, it is always an exciting time for authors! Let's hear a little about this new book. Desperate to find his soulmate, Shawn goes on one awkward date after another until he encounters the alluring Violet.

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Guest Book Review: Sophia’s impression of Blood and Hunger by Stephanie Marks

Please welcome Sophia Zaccaria, our guest book reviewer, to ILRB! She’ll be hanging out with us today, taking the time to give us her take on a cool romance novel! Thanks. Blood & Hunger by Stephanie Marks is a paranormal urban fantasy romance as seductively lush and delightfully dark as its title implies!

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Blog Tour Feature: A Place to Belong by Alexa Rivers

I am pleased to announce a cool book blog tour going on right now, presented by Alexa Rivers, an author I met during my journey! Congratulations on your contemporary romance! NEW RELEASE - Despite their misunderstanding and rough start, things heat up quickly for this unlikely pair...

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What Most People Don’t Know about Romance Novels: a romance blogger post by multi-genre author Marie Lavender

I’ve debunked the top myths about romance books before, but today I’d like to discuss facets of the genre that many of us don’t always think about...

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Heroes in Disguise: a guest post by Kelle Z. Riley

The concept of disguises dates back much further than our Man-of-Steel. Nearly every culture has elements of disguise in their rituals and religious expressions, as well as in their forms of entertainment. From morality plays to masquerade balls, Samhain to Shakespeare, disguised figures exist in both culture and entertainment. Disguise, apparently, has deep psychological things to say about us, too.

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Five Adorable Young Adult Romances That Are Sure to Spark Joy: a guest post by Desiree Villena of Reedsy

Some of us could still use a small burst of joy to power through these next few weeks... not to mention some suitably breezy reading material for sunny days in the park. The good news is, YA rom-coms are just the ticket, and there are tons of amazing titles floating around these days. I’ve gathered five YA romances that will spark joy and provide a nice escape from the stress of daily life.

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Why I Prefer High-end Erotic Heat over Low Dose Smut: a guest post by author Amanda Boyd

So, how do you tell the difference between those erotic reads worth picking up and the low-end smut to steer clear of? It’s all in the details...

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Historical Romance – Personal Not Just Factual: a romance blogger post by multi-genre author Marie Lavender

Let’s talk about books. There’s nothing I love more than cracking open a volume, going to the first page and diving into a great story. As writers, we hope to create characters and worlds that truly resonate with readers...