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Book Review: A Debutante in Disguise by Eleanor Webster

If you haven’t checked the updates to our review policy, please do. Review requests are closed, but I am trying to catch up on my TBR list. Our latest I Love Romance Blog review selection is A Debutante in Disguise by Eleanor Webster. What a great read! 😀 When I picked up A Debutante in… Continue reading Book Review: A Debutante in Disguise by Eleanor Webster

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Exclusive Interview with author Erica Taylor, plus a look at Regency romance-spy thriller, THE SPY’S CONVENIENT BRIDE!

Hi, readers! I am beyond pleased to announce a very special post today on ILRB. We’re doing something a little different. This is our twenty-third official author interview on this romance blog! I know in the past, we did character interviews then switched over to the author’s take on it, but this approach is a… Continue reading Exclusive Interview with author Erica Taylor, plus a look at Regency romance-spy thriller, THE SPY’S CONVENIENT BRIDE!

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Exclusive Interview with author Xina Marie Uhl, plus a look at western romantic comedy, LADY LAW AND THE TEXAS DERANGERS!

Hi, readers! I am pleased to announce a very special post today on ILRB. We’re doing something a little different. This is our twenty-first official author interview on this romance blog! I know in the past, we did character interviews then switched over to the author’s take on it, but this approach is a bit… Continue reading Exclusive Interview with author Xina Marie Uhl, plus a look at western romantic comedy, LADY LAW AND THE TEXAS DERANGERS!

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Cover Reveal Features: Miracle Express Series by authors Rebecca Lovell and Dawn Brower

I am pleased to announce two cover reveals by authors Rebecca Lovell and Dawn Brower! The Miracle Express Series is a group of holiday themed romances by multiple authors that you just can’t miss. Today, we're getting an advanced glimpse of The Witch's Christmas Wish and How to Kiss A Debutante! Yay! 🙂 New releases… Continue reading Cover Reveal Features: Miracle Express Series by authors Rebecca Lovell and Dawn Brower

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20 Questions Book Tag

Hi, readers! I hopped on the bandwagon for this one. Thanks to the fascinating C.G. Drews at the Paper Fury blog, I stumbled across this awesome book tag post... She didn't officially tag me, just encouraged people to participate. So, I thought, hey, why not? I also missed Read A Book Day and International Literacy… Continue reading 20 Questions Book Tag

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Book Feature: The Reluctant Husband by author Eliot Grayson

I am pleased to announce a great book by Eliot Grayson, an author I met during my journey! This talented writer is stopping by to tell us about MM historical romance, The Reluctant Husband, which released back in June! Woo hoo! It’s always fun to discover romance authors and books. 😀 Eliot is allowing us… Continue reading Book Feature: The Reluctant Husband by author Eliot Grayson

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Book Review: Unglorious War by Maxine Flam

Our latest I Love Romance Blog review selection is Unglorious War by Maxine Flam. What a read! 😀 The novel was a gift copy provided well before I became an official reviewer on ILRB. Going into this review, I should state that even though I love reading historical romance, this is not one of my… Continue reading Book Review: Unglorious War by Maxine Flam

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Heiresses in Love Trilogy by Marie Lavender💕 Spotlight & EXCLUSIVE eBook Bundle Giveaway 💕 (Historical Romance)

PLEASE check out this beautiful post for a chance to win a copy of my historical romance boxed set! ♥ Source: Heiresses in Love Trilogy by Marie Lavender💕 Spotlight & EXCLUSIVE eBook Bundle Giveaway 💕 (Historical Romance)

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Book Review: The Impaler’s Wife by Autumn Bardot

If you haven't checked the updates to our review policy, please do. I am taking over in the meantime. Our latest I Love Romance Blog review selection is The Impaler's Wife by Autumn Bardot. What a great read! 😀 The test of a good book is one that successfully tells a tale from which you… Continue reading Book Review: The Impaler’s Wife by Autumn Bardot

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Romance Novel Memories, Plus a Reader Poll!

Check out this romance reader poll, and join in on the fun!

Marie Lavender- Multigenre Author

Romance Novel Memories, Plus a Reader Poll!

 

Do you remember the first romance novel you ever read, or even which romance story in a film, that made you ‘swoon’?

As a child I’d always been swept away by the tales of Snow White, Cinderella or Sleeping Beauty. And romantic comedy movies were wonderful! While I was growing up, I savored the Mary Anne/Logan couple dynamics in The Baby-Sitters Club book series.

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Being a writer and a bookworm at heart, however, I must be true to my passion. The first romance novel I remember being simply thrilled with was Annette Curtis Klause’s The Silver Kiss. I was browsing my library at school. I think was about twelve or thirteen. I had just finished two other reads, The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle (YA historical), and Say Goodnight, Gracie (YA fiction/drama).

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I needed a change, something altogether…

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