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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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Poetry Spotlight: David Russell on Mysterious Sensuality

Now and then on the I Love Romance Blog, I recognize poets and their wonderful, romantic poems. Today David Russell has stopped by to showcase some of his work for us...

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“Solace” – a new poem

New poem, 'Solace', posted on the I Love Romance Blog...

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5 Tips on How to Have a Memorable First Date: a guest post by Amelia Ma

After a while, online dating can start to get a bit boring and tedious. The same pick-up lines. The same half-hearted rejections.  However, there are still various ways to make sure your first date is fresh and exciting. A little effort can go a long way! Check out this guide on how to have a memorable first date...

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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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Top Wedding Themes for 2021: a guest post by Janelle Urrutia

Your wedding is the most important day of your life and it’s vital to have everything turn out the way you’ve always dreamed of. Choosing a wedding theme is more than just a color scheme- it influences your choice of decor, music, and of course, tells the love story between you and your partner. If you’re having difficulty choosing a wedding theme, you can get inspiration from the top wedding themes of 2021...

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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...

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Creative Things You Can Do on Valentine’s Day: a guest post by Maggie Holmes

When it comes to celebrating Valentine's Day, there is nothing more important than making the day special for you and your loved one. Of course, you can go with traditional romantic ideas, but you can also do something more creative and surprise your significant other...