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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day

Yes, I have been leading up to today since last week with a few posts about Romance here on RA for All.  Today, I am going to give you some links to a few of my go-to resources for helping romance readers, and at the end I will reveal my final choice of a contemporary romance to be read in March.

So if you want to feel the love today, here are some sources I suggest you check out:

Of course, this list is just a small sampling of the information you can find to help romance readers.  These are just some of my favorites.  Feel free to share some of your own.

But wait, before I go, as promised, I did go through everyone's Romance suggestions to me.  For the records, I have read books by many of the authors listed.  Also, I had to tear myself away from the historical suggestions because I have read many historical romances in the past and the point of this exercise is to educate myself.  Although, I did place Lizzy's steampunk romance suggestion on hold (I couldn't resist).

But in the end, it came down to BeretBrenckman who gave me a solid list of the best contemporary romance writers.  From that list, I realized I have always meant to read Lisa Kleypas, but never have gotten around it to.  So today, I checked out Smooth Talking Stranger

Stay tuned to see what I think.  And Happy Valentine's Day!


Lizzy said...

Can't wait to hear what you think of the steampunk romance. And i'm happy to know that someone from your library is enjoying it right now!

Jessi said...

I'm excited to hear what you think about Smooth Talking Stranger. It's one of my favorites. If you delve into Susan Elizabeth Phillips (who is hilarious) I would suggestion Natural Born Charmer. It's one of my top ten favorites of all time from all genres. Enjoy!

Becky said...

Jessi, I do like SEP. She is great and lived here in the Chicago suburbs.