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Holiday Romance is in the Air: Four Festive Audiobooks

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Applaud my restraint. I have waited until November to post-holiday audiobook reviews. Just ask my coworkers—it was June when I announced the schedule for a certain “Countdown to Christmas” holiday movie festival that I plan my weekends around. So for my fellow Christmas-philes, these audiobooks should add to your festive spirit. A VERY MERRY ROMANCE by Brenda Jackson, read by Ron Butler Harlequin Audio AudioFile Earphones Award Narrator Ron Butler doesn’t take sides as he presents the romantic journey of Marilyn Bannister and Jonathan Madaris. A Houston principal, Jonathan can’t date his new teacher, so he secretly transfers her to begin his courtship. Butler embodies the suave confidence Jonathan uses to attract Marilyn’s attention and overcome her misgivings while subtly…

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10 Sexy Holiday Romances

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It’s finally December, which means there’s no shame in decorating that tree, stringing that garland, and obsessing over all things Holiday. And that includes your book collection! Every year, our favorite romance novelists publish sweet and steamy Christmas love stories that are guaranteed to warm your heart. From sexy mistletoe kisses to snowed-in adventures, these books are filled with the best parts of the holidays: decorations, celebrations, and love. If you want to add a little spice to your reading list this Christmas season, here are 10 holiday romances that you won’t want to miss: Chasing Christmas Eve, Jill Shalvis (Avon, September 26, 2017) It’s all about strangers connecting in this holiday-themed Heartbreaker Bay Novel by powerhouse author Shalvis. When…

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Romance Roundup: 25 Sexy New Releases Capturing Our Heart

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Thanks to Valentine’s Day and those long, snowy winter nights, February just might be the most romantic month of the year. We’re celebrating that romance with a giant roundup of the steamiest, sweetest and most loving reads we can find. Here’s a preview of 25 new romantic releases that are bound to warm even the coldest of hearts: Romance Roundup Like A Memory, Abbi Glines (February 14, 2017) Nate Finlay never forgot Bliss York, the girl who broke his heart years ago. But Bliss has her own secrets – she spent her teen years battling leukemia. Can the two reconnect again as adults, despite the years (and other relationships) that might stand in their way? Starlight Bridge, Debbie Mason (Hachette…

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‘Tis the Season to Binge on Our Favorite 20 Christmas Reads of 2016!

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It’s finally Christmas time, and we’re in full holiday swing — including the books that we’re currently reading! There are tons of great Christmas-themed novels to dive into these days, filled with cozy family dinners, snowy scenes and plenty of making out under the mistletoe. Here are 20 recent releases about Christmas that we can’t wait to binge on through the holiday season and into 2017: The Christmas Town, Donna VanLiere (St. Martin’s Press, October 18, 2016) As a foster child, Lauren Gabriel has never really had a place that feels like home. But all of that changes when she unexpectedly ends up in the small town of Grandon one Christmas and starts volunteering at a center for single mothers.…

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Queen of Christmas, Debbie Macomber, is Giving One Lucky BookTrib Reader a Blessings Box!

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When someone says “Debbie Macomber,” I’m immediately put in the holiday spirit! I see Christmas trees, smell falling snow and hear carolers in the streets. Macomber’s books create the perfect Christmas setting — after all, she is the “official storyteller of Christmas,” right? Let me tell you, I never miss a Debbie Macomber Hallmark movie, and my bookshelves have a special place for every book she releases. In fact, I’m dying to get my hands on her latest release, Twelve Days of Christmas: A Christmas Novel (Ballantine Books, October 4, 2016). Even more exciting is that our favorite Christmas author has created a very special gift for her readers! Available NOW on her site, the limited edition collectible Debbie Macomber Blessings Box is an…

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The Top 10 August Books to Read as Summer Winds Down

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Somehow it’s already August (where has the summer gone??) and the heat is sweltering, the beach days are in full swing, and we’re already bracing for that first cold bite of fall. While we bask in our last true summer month, we’re devouring as many new books as we can. Luckily, August is filled with some awesome new releases, from New Adult to Fantasy to historical mysteries. Here are the 10 we books can’t wait to get our hands on as the summer winds down around us: Sweet Tomorrows, Debbie Macomber (Ballantine Books, August 2, 2016) Macomber is a romance powerhouse with dozens of titles to her name. Sweet Tomorrows is the fifth book in her Rose Harbor series and this time…

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Heat Index: 5 Hot New Books that Stir Those Christmas Feelings

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It’s my favorite time of the year! The decorations, the yummy food, family bonding and the pep in everyone’s step is what I really love about the holidays. Another thing I can’t get enough of each December? Christmas books. There’s just something about reading a sweet holiday story by the fireplace with a mug of cocoa in my hand that stirs warm feelings of contentment. Thanks to that Christmas spirit, I’ve rounded up my top five new Christmas-themed books for this week’s Heat Index that will surely put a smile on your face and warmth in your heart. Christmas in Vermont: A Very White Christmas, Bryan Mooney (Lake Union Publishing, October, 2015) “The novel is staunchly nostalgic throughout… a traditional New England…

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Your cheat sheet for Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove

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For many readers, opening a Debbie Macomber book is like coming home. Her humor and gift for storytelling echo through her books. And that is exactly why fans everywhere are scrambling to watch Cedar Cove on the Hallmark Channel. With more than 170 million copies of her books in print world wide, 750 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list (eight of which have hit #1), a tea shop, a yarn store and a hit television series, she shows no signs of slowing down. Just this year she is releasing four books, including the recently released Blossom Street Brides, Love Letters: A Rose Harbor Novel, being released in August, and Mr. Miracle, out in October as both a novel…

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