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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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To Your Health and Happiness in 2021 – with a Small Look Back at 2020

Happy New Year, everyone! To honor our frontline workers who’ve battled the Coronavirus this year, I decided to take a moment and list some of the top bestselling medical romances which I found on Amazon. After that, I’ll give you an overview of all the I Love Romance Blog posts from 2020, divided by respective category. Just in case you missed any of them! Sound good?

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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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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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Win A Copy of BLUE VISION, and other books!

Hi, readers! Hope everything is going well on your end. I just wanted to jump in here and let you know about a cool giveaway happening this week. A copy of Blue Vision, my sci-fi romance, is up for grabs today, during the I Heart Romance Week at The TBR Pile site. Yay! Note: Check… Continue reading Win A Copy of BLUE VISION, and other books!

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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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Cool Book Nomination!

Hi, readers! I’m so excited because Directions of the Heart, my romantic drama collection, was just nominated for the 2017 Readers Choice Awards! Please vote for it at www.tckpublishing.com/readers-choice-voting. You can find DoH listed in #7, the Romance Category. Scroll down the page to find the book cover. Feel free to skip through to get to… Continue reading Cool Book Nomination!

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Book Lovers Tag

Here’s a fun post for all. This is a Book Lovers Tag challenge. I came across this great tag over at D.G. Kaye Writer’s blog, where she invited anyone to join in. I thought it would be exciting to jump into the challenge, as besides being an author, I love reading romance novels (hence the blog's… Continue reading Book Lovers Tag

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Vote for BLUE VISION!

My first sci-fi romance, Blue Vision, has been nominated for the P&E Readers’ Poll. Yay! 😀 You can vote now in one of two categories, Romance or Science Fiction & Fantasy… Source: Vote for BLUE VISION!

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A to Z Reflections

As some of you may already know, I put myself to the A to Z Challenge for blogging during the month of April. Basically, it required participating bloggers to do a post every day focusing on each letter of the alphabet. Sundays were the only excluded days. As you can imagine, this was a lot of… Continue reading A to Z Reflections