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New Release Feature: Redeemed by author Maggie Blackbird

•.☆.•Redeemed by Maggie Blackbird•.☆.• There’s nothing he isn’t willing to do to win back his son–and Bridget... I am pleased to announce a great book release by Maggie, a talented author I met during my journey! Her new erotic multicultural romance novel, Redeemed, book two of the The Matawapit Family Series, officially released a few… Continue reading New Release Feature: Redeemed by author Maggie Blackbird

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Big Myths That Should Be Dispelled About Romance Novels: a romance blogger post by multi-genre author Marie Lavender

Big Myths That Should Be Dispelled About Romance Novels   If you’re a fan of romance, then you’ve probably heard an insult or two regarding your favorite genre. And for those who don’t often gravitate towards romance for various reasons, now is the time to listen up and take this into consideration. You might be… Continue reading Big Myths That Should Be Dispelled About Romance Novels: a romance blogger post by multi-genre author Marie Lavender

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Why YOU Should Read at Least One Romance Novel in Your Lifetime: a guest post by Lady Silver

Why YOU Should Read at Least One Romance Novel in Your Lifetime   When people hear the term 'romance novel', usually they think of some cheesy story where true love triumphs at the end and it fulfills someone’s secret desires. However, there is so much more to these stories than just “sappiness” and “smuttiness.” They… Continue reading Why YOU Should Read at Least One Romance Novel in Your Lifetime: a guest post by Lady Silver

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Special Feature: What Does Romance Mean to Me? by Katherine McIntyre

Hi, readers! I am beyond pleased to announce a very special post today on ILRB. In 2017 and 2018, I asked both authors and romance readers to come to me with their responses to this big question: “What Does Romance Mean to Me?” I was genuinely interested in what made us all tick, what continued… Continue reading Special Feature: What Does Romance Mean to Me? by Katherine McIntyre

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A Character Interview with Darryl from BLESSED plus a conversation with author Maggie Blackbird!

Today, we’re doing something a little different. I know it’s been a while since we did one of these. If you remember, we interviewed Amber Daulton’s character back on June 7th, and it was so fun that I thought we may as well make an occasional habit of it. I had the pleasure of meeting… Continue reading A Character Interview with Darryl from BLESSED plus a conversation with author Maggie Blackbird!

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Special Music Feature: Christopher Ferguson

Hi, readers! I am beyond pleased to announce a very special post today on ILRB. Here is some great romantic themed music by Christopher Ferguson. Please help me in welcoming our first musical post to this romance blog! With Love, an album featuring some romantic songs, is available on ReverbNation. First of all, I'd like… Continue reading Special Music Feature: Christopher Ferguson

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Chivalry Doesn’t Have to Be Dead: a romance blogger post by multi-genre author Marie Lavender

Chivalry Doesn't Have to Be Dead   It isn’t a reach to suppose that many romance readers spent part of their childhoods dreaming of sweeping fairytale relationships, comprised of a white knight on a steed coming to a maiden’s rescue after slaying a dragon for her. Or, for a feminist type, perhaps she was indeed… Continue reading Chivalry Doesn’t Have to Be Dead: a romance blogger post by multi-genre author Marie Lavender

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A Character Interview with Leona from UNFATHOMABLE LOVE plus a conversation with author Linda Diane Wattley!

Today, we’re doing something a little different. I know it’s been a while since we did one of these. If you remember, we interviewed Molly V. Lovell’s character back on August 29th, and it was so fun that I thought we may as well make an occasional habit of it. I had the pleasure of… Continue reading A Character Interview with Leona from UNFATHOMABLE LOVE plus a conversation with author Linda Diane Wattley!

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New Release Feature: The Depth of the Spirit by Linda Lee Williams, plus giveaway!

I am pleased to announce a great book release by Linda Lee Williams, an author I met during my journey! Her contemporary inspirational romance, The Depth of the Spirit, officially released in late January! Yay! That’s awesome! Congrats on your new release! When a new book comes out, it’s always an exciting time for an… Continue reading New Release Feature: The Depth of the Spirit by Linda Lee Williams, plus giveaway!