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Book Review: Ginny’s impression of One Night in Provence by Barbara Wallace

Hi, readers! If you haven’t checked the updates to our review policy, please do. Review requests are currently closed, but we are trying to catch up on our TBR list. Please view our new review team on the ‘About Us‘ page. The latest I Love Romance Blog review selection is One Night in Provence by Barbara Wallace. Take it away, Ginny! Thanks! From the beginning of the book, I was a little uneasy, Harlequin Romance books are what mom read when I was growing up. Did I really want to read something my mom used to read? Well, from start to finish, she wrote an intriguing and fun romance; with characters that were charming, and a plot that pleasing, with a perfect ending...

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Guest Book Review: Tricia’s impression of How to Lose a Lord in 10 Days or Less by Elizabeth Michels

Hi, readers! Please welcome Tricia, our guest book reviewer, to ILRB! She’ll be hanging out with us today, taking the time to give us her take on a cool romance novel! 

Let’s give her a hand…
Thanks! After an accident, Katie fills her days with an assortment of hobbies. She avoids the main home on her estate in favor of the gamekeeper’s cottage in the woods. She hasn’t been party to true society for a number of years. Then, Lord Amberstall crashes into her life...

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The Pros and Cons of Including a Prologue or Epilogue in a Romance Novel

If you're a writer (or sometimes a reader), then you probably know what front and back matter are, the extra stuff publishers add to a book - copyright page, introduction, author information and acknowledgments, maybe even brief summaries of other books they recommend. Well, the prologue and epilogue are the front and back matter of a story. These little additions don't always need to be there, but they can be fun to read and write! 😉 Today, I'm going to list some pros and cons to having prologue or epilogue in a romantic story...

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Authors Who Make Small Towns Spicier

Since every couple needs to have at least one romantic date (Either intentionally or not) and there are so many unique ones that can happen in the small town romance category, these authors are offering some inspiration to potential readers… Small Town Romance Date Ideas

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Blog Tour Feature: Her Thrilling Fling by Susie Warren, and Amazon gift card giveaway!

FEATURED -- Will their stark differences fuel their growing passion, or will they go their separate ways when their bargain ends? I am pleased to announce a cool book blog tour going on right now, presented by Susie Warren, an author I met during my journey! Congratulations on your adult contemporary romance novel!  When a new book comes out, it is always an exciting time for authors. Plus, here at the I Love Romance Blog, we love discovering romance novels! Let’s hear a little about this great book…

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Why Men Should Read Romance: a guest post by Rebecca A. Corio

Let’s talk about romance novels for a minute. Romance novels come with a specific stigma. They’re “cheap, cheesy, trashy, not real literature”… Do any of these sound familiar? Then, there’s the fact that romance novels are written for women only. Aren’t they? Maybe once upon a time. Now? That would be debatable. But consider, at least for the purpose of this post, that romance novels aren’t specifically written, NOT for men. Men read. As a matter of fact, men read a lot. And contrary to popular belief, a lot of men read.

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Preorder this Historical Romance

Hi, readers! I just wanted to jump in here and tell you about a book relaunch I'm having this month. Getting the rights back from my former publisher has allowed me to focus on redistributing book one of the Heiresses in Love Series. Find out more details below... Get your copy of UYR today! The print formats are available right now, and the ebook version is on pre-order until next week. ♥

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Release Blitz for Light in the Dark by Kate McWilliams

Light in the Dark (Moon Harbor Series, Book 1) by Kate McWilliams The closer they get, the closer danger lurks... I am pleased to announce a great book release by Kate McWilliams, a talented author I met during my journey! Her romantic suspense with a second chances theme, Light in the Dark, book one of Moon Harbor series, officially released today! Yay, that’s awesome! Congrats on your new release! When a new book comes out, it’s always an exciting time for an author. Kate is offering a look at her steamy romantic suspense, Light in the Dark. Let’s find out more…

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Exclusive Interview with author Jess Michaels, plus a look at steamy historical romance, TO KISS A KING

Hi, readers! For those who are still hankering for a good romance just in time for Valentine's Day, look no further! I am beyond pleased to announce a very special post today on ILRB. We’re doing something a little different. This is our 30th official author interview on this romance blog! We have a real treat for you, readers. Today we get to speak one-on-one with a talented author. Please join me in welcoming Jess Michaels to ILRB! Nice to chat with you…

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Cover Reveal Feature: Our Best Shot by author A.M. Williams

Join us for the cover reveal of Our Best Shot by A.M. Williams. Fans who love Sports Romances will sink their teeth into this sexy, small-town, forced proximity, hockey romance. Keep scrolling for more details about this sexy cover. ♥