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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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Why Erotica Is the Missing Ingredient in Your Romantic Life: a guest post by Gabi Levi

Why Erotica Is the Missing Ingredient in Your Romantic Life   First, I want to explain what I mean by ‘romantic life.’ I don’t mean to sound like the beginning of a cheesy maid of honor speech, but the definition of romantic is an idealized view of reality. Inherently, a ‘romantic life’ is something that we align… Continue reading Why Erotica Is the Missing Ingredient in Your Romantic Life: a guest post by Gabi Levi

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Book Feature with Q&A: Home to Him by author Kendra Roberts

I am pleased to announce a great book by Kendra Roberts, an author I met during my journey! This talented writer is stopping by to tell us about her contemporary romance, Home to Him, which released back in March! Woo hoo! It’s always fun to discover romance authors and books. 😀 Kendra is allowing us… Continue reading Book Feature with Q&A: Home to Him by author Kendra Roberts

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Flashbacks of 2019 and Looking Ahead to 2020 – A Chance for Renewal…and Reincarnation?

Hi, readers! I hope you’re having a wonderful New Year celebration! 😀 Such a crazy busy year, right? Anyway, let’s get down to discussing why we’re here. If you’re a loyal follower, then you know I do a New Year’s Eve post every year. When our clocks and calendars reset, and we switch to another… Continue reading Flashbacks of 2019 and Looking Ahead to 2020 – A Chance for Renewal…and Reincarnation?

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Special Feature: What Does Romance Mean to Me? by The Smut Report

Hi, readers! I am beyond pleased to announce a very special post today on the I Love Romance Blog. In recent years, 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… Continue reading Special Feature: What Does Romance Mean to Me? by The Smut Report

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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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Exclusive Interview with author Kaitlynzq, plus a look at romance audiobook, LEGEND OF SONG DE LIGHT!

Hi, readers! I am pleased to announce a very special post today on ILRB. We’re doing something a little different. This is our eighth 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 Kaitlynzq, plus a look at romance audiobook, LEGEND OF SONG DE LIGHT!