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Jonesin’ For a Fix: Books for TV Addicts — Jane the Virgin Edition

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When I first heard the premise to The CW’s Jane the Virgin, I rolled my eyes and mentally wrote it off. A virgin gets accidentally knocked up? Count me out. I’m a romance novel (and TV) junkie, and I’ve read/watched enough ‘surprise pregnancy’ tropes to know that it’s not my cup of tea. But then I saw the cute trailer… And I decided to at least give the show a try. Two seasons later, I am 100 percent, officially hooked. Yes, there is an accidental pregnancy. But Jane the Virgin is also hilarious, quick, romantic-as-hell and just plain awesome. It’s like nothing I’ve ever watched before, blending traditional romance with over-the-top telenovela-style drama. But the show is highly aware of the campiness,…

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Tackling the To-Be-Read Pile: 4 Authors We’re Discovering This Month

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Like any voracious reader, my to-be-read pile is at least a mile high. I mean this literally: I have novels stacked in teetering columns around my living room and at the side of my bed. And that doesn’t even include all the new titles on my iPad just waiting for me to click on their little icons. This month I finally decided to put aside those well-worn reads I return to again and again and try out a new author or two. Or four, it turns out. Here are the authors I’m discovering this month, and the books that are making me fall hard for them: Paper Princess, Erin Watt (EverAfter Romance, April 4, 2016) Any book that’s described as…

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Playlists for 2 Romance Novels We Adore

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As a huge lover of books and music, it only makes sense that the two would go together. When I’m sitting down to read, I’m not just picking a random playlist, I’m searching for those specific songs that I know will go perfectly with the tone and the atmosphere of what I’m reading. For sweet romances, I want quiet love songs. For epic fantasy, I want soaring classical numbers. But no matter what, the music is just as important as the words I’m reading. Lately, I’ve been devouring indie/self-published romances, where the men are hot and the women are sassy. Here are two I can’t put down —and the playlists to go along with them. Read: Hold On (The ‘Burg…

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