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Reviewlets from Shelf Awareness, Part 1

Unusual Historicals: Best Bets for August 2019

Guest Post: Finding Silver Linings with the Silver Screen, by Luna Joya

Review: Covet Thy Neighbor, by L.A. Witt

Tropes We Love: Fake Relationships

Review: Love from A to Z, by S.K. Ali

Review: Sapphire Flames, by Ilona Andrews

Interview: Ana and The Ripped Bodice's Awards for Excellence in Romance Fiction

Review: Getting Schooled, by Christina C. Jones

Review: Brazen and the Beast, by Sarah Maclean

Alisha Rai and The Right Swipe: A Conversation About Modern Love

Review: Sit. Stay. Love., by Karis Walsh

Review: Red, White & Royal Blue, by Casey McQuiston

Review: Playing House, by Ruby Lang

Mini-Reviews, August 2, 2019

Review: New Ink on Life, by Jennie Davids

Top Off Your TBR: August 2019 Edition

Review: The Right Swipe, by Alisha Rai

Guest Review: Too Sweet to Be Good, by K.M. Jackson

Announcing The Ripped Bodice's Inaugural Award for Excellence in Romance Fiction

Review: The Lady in the Coppergate Tower, by Nancy Campbell Allen

Review: Spellbound, by Allie Therin

Unusual Historicals: Best Bets for July 2019

Reality TV Inspired Romances

Review: An Unconditional Freedom, by Alyssa Cole

Review: Never a Bride, by Megan Frampton

Review: Stolen Desire, by Robin Lovett

Review: More Than Stardust, by Vivien Jackson

Review: Song of Blood & Stone, by L. Penelope

Review: I Love You So Mochi, by Sarah Kuhn

Guest Post: Depression, Romance, and Mirrors, by Melinda Utendorf

Review: Fix Her Up, by Tessa Bailey

Review: Mrs. Martin's Incomparable Adventure

Guest Post: Mid-century Rom Recs from Cat Sebastian

Review: Raze, by Roan Parrish

Top Off Your TBR: July 2019 Edition

Review: The Flatshare, by Beth O'Leary

Exclusive Cover Reveal: In Rhythm, by JN Welsh

Unusual Historicals: Best Bets for June 2019

Kingdom of Exiles Beast Reveal, Quiz & Giveaway

Mini-Reviews, June 21, 2019 Edition

Exclusive Reveal: Bawdy Bookworm's Summer Book!

Review: Don't Date Rosa Santos

Guest Post: A Love Affair with Comics and Romance Novels, by Nadia Diament

Review: Her Royal Highness, by Rachel Hawkins

Pride Reading & The Ripped Bodice's Summer BINGO (2019!)

Review: Crashing into Her, by Mia Sosa

Review: The Chai Factor, by Farah Heron

Review: Breaking Character, by Lee Winter

Review: Meet Cute, by Helena Hunting

Review: The Lady Is Daring, by Megan Frampton

Review: Arctic Wild, by Annabeth Albert

Top Off Your TBR: June 2019 Edition

Review: Ayesha at Last, by Uzma Jalaluddin

Review: The Friend Zone, by Abby Jimenez

Review: A Rogue by Night, by Kelly Bowen

The Books We Loved in Spite of the Tropes We Don't

Review: Wolf Rain, by Nalini Singh

Mini-Reviews, May 22, 2019 Edition

Review: Highland Crown, by May McGoldrick

Unusual Historicals: Best Bets for May 2019

Review: Just Past Two, by Elia Winters

Review: Hooked on You, by Jenn Matthews

Review: American Fairytale, by Adriana Herrera

RomanceClass! What, How, Who and Alllll the Recs

Review: Wrong Bed, Right Girl, by Rebecca Brooks

Review: Comics Will Break Your Heart, by Faith Erin Hicks

The Book That Started It All

Review: Playing Around

#RomBkLove 2019: Day 7... Neighbors!

Review: Reverb, by Anna Zabo

Review: The Bride Test, by Helen Hoang

Blog Tour: Getting Hot With the Scot, by Melonie Johnson

Read a Sexy Comic for Rub One Out Bingo

Review: Proper English, by KJ Charles

Top Off Your TBR: May 2019 Edition

Giveaway: Practice Perfect Audiobooks by Ruby Lang

Review: Getting Hot with the Scot, by Melonie Johnson

Talking Music & Romance With JN Welsh - Interview & Giveaway!

Mini-Reviews, April 26, 2019 Edition

Review: An Affair in Winter, by Jess Michaels

Unusual Historicals: Best Bets for April 2019

Review: Sunkissed Feathers & Severed Ties, by Kellie Doherty

Exclusive Cover Reveal: A Little Light Mischief, by Cat Sebastian

Consent, Bodyguards, and What's Next: An Interview with Anna Zabo

Review: The Austen Playbook, by Lucy Parker

Blog Tour: No Two Ways, by Chi Yu Rodriguez

Kate Clayborn's Chance of a Lifetime Series: Review and Audiobook Giveaway!

Review: Playing Doctor, by Cathy Yardley

Cover Reveal: Rogue Ever After Anthology

Cover Reveal: The Reluctant Savior, by Rebecca Hefner

Review: Writing Her In, by Holley Trent

Review: A Perfect Balance, by Laura Ambrose

Cover Reveal: Dalliances & Devotion, by Felicia Grossman

Review: Under His Protection, by LaQuette

Review: A Duke Changes Everything, by Christy Carlyle

Mini-Reviews, April 11, 2019 Edition

Review: Fly With Me, by Hudson Lin

Romance in Libraries

Racism, RITAs, Resistance, and Redefining Relatability: An Interview with LaQuette

Content Warnings: What and Why Are They?

Review: The True Queen, by Zen Cho

Exclusive Cover Reveal & Excerpt: Teach Me, by Olivia Dade

Review: The Rose, by Tiffany Reisz

Food, Weddings, and Diaspora: An Interview with Nisha Sharma

Romance Roundup - 3/30/19

Top Off Your TBR: April 2019 Edition

Review: Thrown to the Wolves, by Charlie Adhara

Mini-Reviews, March 27, 2019 Edition

Review: Arctic Sun, by Annabeth Albert

Unusual Historicals: Best Bets for Mar. 2019

Romance Roundup - 3/23/19

Review: In a Badger Way, by Shelly Laurenston

Review: The Matrimonial Advertisement, by Mimi Mathews

Affordable Audio - A Guide

Review: The Scandalous Diary of Lily Layton, by Stacy Reid

Review: Tempest, by Beverly Jenkins

Romance Roundup - 3/16/19

Launching Beyond the Sectors

Review: Shadow Pact, by Tally Adams

Culture, Cuisine, and Claiming A Seat At The Table: An Interview with Adriana Herrera

Release Day Excerpt: Adonis Line, by Dakota Gray

Review: Shaken to the Core, by Jae

Romance Roundup - 3/9/19

Review: Wild Country, by Anne Bishop

Review: Crazy Cupid Love, by Amanda Heger

Review: The Earl I Ruined, by Scarlett Peckham

Mini-Reviews, March 5, 2019 Edition

Love's Sweet Arrow - Q&A With the Backlins

Review: American Dreamer, by Adriana Herrera

Romance Roundup - 3/2/19

Top Off Your TBR: March 2019 Edition

Perfect Harmony: An Interview with Romance Author Crystal B. Bright

Unusual Historicals: Best Bets for Feb. 2019

Review: Lady Claire Is All That, by Maya Rodale

Giveaway Time!

Helping or Hurting? When Marginalization is the Conflict

Review: Duchess by Design, by Maya Rodale

Review: Coffee Boy, by Austin Chant

Review: Wrong Bed, Right Roommate, by Rebecca Brooks

Pastries, Pi(e) Day, and Chinese-Canadian Romance - An Interview with Jackie Lau

Review: Without Pretense, by TJ Thomas

Review: The Rest is Silence, by Chii Rempel

A Love Letter to Romance

Review: Appetites & Vices, by Felicia Grossman

Review: Crazy on You, by Crystal B. Bright

Review: Nightchaser, by Amanda Bouchet

Review: Bite Me, by Robyn Bachar

Review: Half-Life, by Gregory L. Norris

Review: Polaris Rising, by Jessie Mihalik

Release Day Excerpt: Love Grind, by Shelly Ellis

Mini-Reviews, Feb. 4, 2019 Edition

Top Off Your TBR: February 2019 Edition

Review: Love Grind, by Shelly Ellis

Review: A Hidden Hope, by Laura Ambrose

Cover Reveal: Thornbound, by Stephanie Burgis

Audio Review: Birthday Suit, by Lauren Blakely

Review: The Dissolute Duke, by Sophia James

Review: Sing for the Coming of the Longest Night, by Katherine Fabian & Iona Datt Sharma

Review: Once Ghosted, Twice Shy, by Alyssa Cole

Unusual Historicals: Best Bets for Jan. 2019

Veronica's Picks for Sci-Fi Romance, Jan. 2019

Review: Any Old Diamonds, by KJ Charles

Review: 99% Mine, by Sally Thorne

Review: The Dark Wife, by Sarah Diemer

Review: Six Weeks with a Lord, by Eve Pendle

Book Recommendations for All Your She-Ra Feels

Review: The Coyote's Comfort, by Holley Trent

Top Off Your TBR: January 2019 Edition

Review: The Beautiful Ones, by Silvia Moreno Garcia

Review: Tripping on a Halo, by Alessandra Torre

Review: His Dark Magic, by Pat Esden

Everybody Else is Doing It... My 2018 Top 5ish (Novels Edition)

Review: Not the Duke's Darling, by Elizabeth Hoyt

Veronica's Picks for Best Sci-Fi Romance of 2018

Mini-Reviews, Dec. 25, 2018 Edition

Unusual Historicals: Best Bets for Dec. 2018

Andrea's Best of 2018

Review: The Season to Sin, by Clare Connelly

Ana's Best of 2018

We're on Patreon!

Sci-Fi Romance Best Bets December 2018

Review: The Shape of You, by Georgia Beers

Margrethe's Best of 2018

Review: A Christmas Proposition, by Jessica Lemmon

Our Blog-iversary - Looking Back and Forward

An Interview with Lesbian Romance Author Jae

Review: Between the Lines, by Sally Malcolm

Review: Best Women's Erotica of the Year, Vol. 4

A Very Large Harlequin Sale!

Review: Paper Love, by Jae

Review: A Lady's Desire, by Lily Maxton

Top Off Your TBR: December 2018 Edition

Mini-Reviews, Nov. 29, 2018 Edition

Holiday Movie Chat: The Holiday Calendar

Unusual Historicals: Best Bets for Nov. 2018

Review: Better Not Pout, by Annabeth Albert

Review: Intercepted, by Alexa Martin

Gift Guide: Stuff for the Writer/Reader

Sci-Fi Romance Best Bets November 2018

Review: A Wedding One Christmas, by Therese Beharrie

Gift Guide: Sexy Stuff (NSFW)

Gift Guide: Cute Stuff

All the Queer Holiday Novellas From Ninestar

Review: Tikka Chance on Me, by Suleikha Snyder

Review: Captive Desire, by Robin Lovett

Mini-Reviews, Nov. 9, 2018 Edition

Review: The Summer of Jordi Perez, by Amy Spalding

Review: In the Vanishers' Palace, by Aliette de Bodard

Top Off Your TBR: November 2018 Edition

Holiday Movies post

Mini-Reviews, Nov. 2, 2018 Edition

Seasons of Sorcery - The Authors Talk About  Their Seasons

Review: Last Night With the Earl, by Kelly Bowen

Review: Touch Up, by JA Rock and Katey Hawthorne

Review: Speakeasy, by Sarina Bowen

Review: The Craft of Love, by EE Ottoman

Recommended Reading

Review: Just for Show, by Jae

Review: Teacher's Pet, Vol. 2

Unusual Historicals: Best Bets for Oct. 2018

Guest Post: Rekindling Hope - A Charity Christmas Anthology to Benefit Planned Parenthood

Mini-Reviews, Oct. 18, 2018 Edition

Happy Birthday, Suzanne!

Review: Band Sinister, by KJ Charles

Sci-Fi Romance Best Bets October 2018

Review: A Taste of Agapi, by Chris Ethan

Review: Mr. Nice Guy, by Jennifer Miller and Jason Feifer

Spooky Romance: Best Bets for Halloween

The Reasons Your M/F Historical Romance Broke My Heart

Review: Bawdy Bookworms Subscription Box

Review: Rafe, by Rebekah Weatherspoon

Review: If I Loved You Less, by Tamsen Parker

Release Day Excerpt and Giveaway! - Mating the Huntress, by Talia Hibbert

Top Off Your TBR: October 2018 Edition

Review: In Tune, by JN Welsh

Review: A Treason of Truths, by Ada Harper

Book Blitz: Sweatpants Season, by Danielle Allen

Review: When a Duke Loves a Woman, by Lorraine Heath

Unusual Historicals: Best Bets for Sept. 2018

Sci-Fi Romance Best Bets September 2018

Review: Undue Influence, by Jenny Holiday

Review: Night and Day, by Andie J. Christopher

Mini-Reviews, Sept. 12, 2018 Edition

Starting a Romance Book Club, an Interview with Amy and JenReadsRomance

Review: Sweet Disaster, by Ceri Grenelle

Exclusive Cover Reveal: Spellswept, by Stephanie Burgis

Review: At Your Service, by Sandra Antonelli

Cover Reveal: Thrall, by Avon Gale and Roan Parrish

Top Off Your TBR: September 2018 Edition

Shira Glassman Recommends... Historical F/F Romance

Review: Once Upon a Rainbow, Volume 3

Get Your Sh*t Together: Planners, Stickers, and Other Stuff We're Into

Review: Perfect Day, by Sally Malcolm

Shira Glassman Recommends... Contemporary F/F Romance

Unusual Historicals: Best Bets for August 2018

Review: From Scratch, by Katrina Jackson

Sci-Fi Romance Best Bets August 2018

Review: Stripped, by Zoey Castile

Mini-Reviews, August 15, 2018 Edition

Review: Iron and Magic, by Ilona Andrews

Panthers, Royals, and Families - An Interview with A.C. Arthur

Book Bae’s, Boss Moves, and “Bad” Movies: An Interview With Delaney Diamond

Cover Reveal: The Rose & Thorns Series!

Book Pairings: Geeky Clothing Edition

Mini-Reviews, August 7, 2018 Edition

Review: Salt Magic, Skin Magic, by Lee Welch

Review: Of Echoes Born, by Nathan Burgoine

Review: A Wolf Apart, by Maria Vale

Review: Alchemy, by Marie S. Crosswell

Top Off Your TBR: August 2018 Edition

Review: Mr. Hotshot CEO, by Jackie Lau

How to Rock a Library Book Sale

Unusual Historicals: Best Bets for July 2018

Romantic Occupations

Review: To My Muse, by Nicola M. Cameron

Review: A Duke by Default, by Alyssa Cole

Sci-Fi Romance Best Bets July 2018

Review: A Conspiracy of Whispers, by Ada Harper

Review: Perfect Rhythm, by Jae

Review: Claiming the Highlander’s Heart, by Lily Maxton

Review: When Katie Met Cassidy, by Camille Perri

Review: Love at Last Call, by M. Ullrich

Review: Erstwhile, by H.E. Trent

Review: Worth the Wait, by Karelia Stetz-Waters

What's Making Us Happy?

Exclusive Cover Reveal: A Duke in Disguise, by Cat Sebastian

Review: Damaged Goods, by Talia Hibbert

Review: Unfit to Print, by KJ Charles

Top Off Your TBR: July 2018 Edition

Review: Out, Proud, and Prejudiced, by Megan Reddaway

Review: A Gentleman's Position, by KJ Charles

Review: Into the Mystic, Volume 3

Mini-Reviews, June 26, 2018 Edition

Review: What Kind of Day, by Mina V. Esguerra

Guest Review: Ocean Light, by Nalini Singh

Unusual Historicals: Best Bets for June 2018

Review: Rogues Rush In

Sci-Fi Romance Best Bets June 2018

Excerpt and Giveaway: Bed of Flowers, by Erin Satie

Review: Bed of Flowers, by Erin Satie

Review: Wicked and the Wallflower, by Sarah Maclean

Rewind: In Her Court, by Tamsen Parker

Excerpt: Breathless, by Celeste Bradley and Susan Donovan

Pride Reading & The Ripped Bodice's Summer BINGO

Review: Resort to Love, by Priscilla Oliveras

Review: Tempted by the Billionaire Next Door, by Therese Beharrie

Writing, Editing, and Reading Erotica - An Interview with Rachel Kramer Bussel

Review: Pas de Deux: A Dance for Two, by Lynn Turner

Top Off Your TBR: June 2018 Edition

Mini-Reviews, June 1, 2018 Edition

Review: Let's Talk About Love, by Claire Kann

Review: Sarina Bowen's True North Series

Review: Making Up, by Lucy Parker

Review: The Kiss Quotient, by Helen Hoang

May 2018 Best Bests: Unusual Historicals

Review: Cinnamon Blade: Knife in Shining Armor, by Shira Glassman

Sci-Fi Romance Best Bets May 2018

Review: You, Me & Her, by Tanya Chris

Review: The Henchmen of Zenda, by KJ Charles

Mini-Reviews, May 11, 2018

Review: The Bride Takes a Groom, by Lisa Berne

Review: Leah on the Offbeat, by Becky Albertalli

#RomBkLove, Day 8: Road Trip Romance!

Review: Squared Away, by Annabeth Albert

Privacy Policy

Review: Lady Rogue, by Theresa Romain

Top Off Your TBR: May 2018 Edition

Review: A Duke Like No Other, by Valerie Bowman

A Q&A with Fantasy Romance Author L. Penelope

April 2018 Best Bests: Unusual Historicals

Review: Blend, by Georgia Beers

Review: Wanna Bet?, by Talia Hibbert

Mini-Reviews, April 20, 2018

Rewind: The Rogue Desire Anthology

Sci-Fi Romance Best Bets April 2018

Selfish Villains, Paintings, and Heists - An Interview with Theresa Romain

Review: Unmasked by the Marquess, by Cat Sebastian

Guest Post: Heroines in STEM: Gamers, Hackers, and Coders Edition

That Cosmo Article, South Beach, and a New Series - An Interview with Andie J. Christopher

A Newbie's Guide to Category Romance

LiP's Top March Reads

Review: Feud, by Phyllis Bourne

Guest Post: Mathematician Heroines in Romance - Equations of the Heart

Review: The Covert Captain

Line Review - Carina's "Dirty Bits"

Mini-Reviews, April 2, 2018

Top Off Your TBR: April 2018 Edition

Review: My Lady's Choosing, by Kitty Curran and Larissa Zageris

Guest Post: Sionna Fox on Cinnamon Rolls, Hope, and Romance as an Escape Valve

Review: Lake Silence, by Anne Bishop

Giveaway to Support Everytown for Gun Safety & The March for Our Lives

Review: A Girl Like Her, by Talia Hibbert

What to Read: Romance with Older Main Characters

Review: Hurts to Love You, by Alisha Rai

March 2018 Best Bests: Unusual Historicals

Sci-Fi Romance Best Bets March 2018

Mini-Reviews, March 15, 2018

Review: EXPOSED Anthology

Review: A Scot's Surrender, by Lily Maxton

Good Rep, Captain America, and What's Next - An Interview with Talia Hibbert

Review: Dare to Stay, by Georgia Beers

Review: Driven to Distraction, by Olivia Dade

The Decades Project, Comics, and Writing African-American History - An Interview with Kaia Danielle

Review: Run to You, by Georgia Beers

Rewind: Way Down Deep, by Charlotte Stein and Cara McKenna

Friendship, Xena, and Toronto: An Interview with Jenny Holiday

Review: A Princess in Theory, by Alyssa Cole

Review: One and Only, by Jenny Holiday

Top Off Your TBR: March 2018 Edition

LiP's Top February Reads

Review: Rescued Heart, by Georgia Beers

Sexy Geeks, Pen Names, and Writing With Friends: An Interview with Melissa Blue

Mini-Reviews, Feb. 21, 2018

Review: A Duke in the Night, by Kelly Bowen

February 2018 Best Bests: Unusual Historicals

Sci-Fi Romance Best Bets February 2018

Rewind: Hate to Want You, by Alisha Rai

Here There Be Mermaids, an Ode to Merfolk in Romance

Review: Cam Boy, by Quinn Anderson

Review: Strawberry Summer, by Melissa Brayden

LiP's Top January Reads

Review: The Last Wolf, by Maria Vale

Top Off Your TBR: February 2018 Edition

Review: Emma Ever After, by Brigid Coady

Review: A Scandal in Scandinavia by Kelly Maher

Review: Wallflower Most Wanted, by Manda Collins

Review: The Wanted & Wired Series, by Vivien Jackson

Review: The Wedding Date, by Jasmine Guillory

Sci-Fi Romance Best Bets January 2018

Review: Once Upon a Christmas Eve, by Elizabeth Hoyt

Mini-Reviews, Jan. 15, 2018

Soaps, The Punisher, and Gordon Ramsay - An Interview with Author Suleikha Snyder

Exclusive Cover Reveal and Interview: The Love Coupon, by Ainslie Paton

Review: Heart on Fire, by Amanda Bouchet

A Very Special Year-End Giveaway

The Falconer Trilogy, by Elizabeth May

Top Off Your TBR: January 2018 Edition

Excerpt: Heart on Fire, by Amanda Bouchet

Weekend Giveaway! Dec. 22-24, 2017

Mini-Reviews!

Exclusive Cover Reveal and Interview! Cat Sebastian on Bawdy Songs, Baby Goats, and What's Next

The Coyote's Chance, by Holley Trent

Weekend Giveaway! Dec. 15-17, 2017

Everybody Else is Doing It... My 2017 Top 5 (Novels Edition)

Romance Novels for Hillary

Weekend Giveaway! Dec. 8-10, 2017

Review: It Takes Two to Tumble, by Cat Sebastian

Long-Running Series: Thoughts on Duke of Desire, The Final Maiden Lane Novel

#readRChat and the Power of Community: An Interview with Ellie of Ellie Reads All the Books

Excerpt & Giveaway: The Last Wolf, by Maria Vale

Weekend Giveaway!

December Books We're Excited About

Books on Sale, 11/30/17

Rewind: Wrong to Need You, by Alisha Rai

A Hope Divided, by Alyssa Cole

Rewind: Looking For Group, by Alexis Hall

Hard Wired, by Megan Erickson & Santino Hassell