In case you’re in a reading slump…. For those of us who are publicly avid readers, burning through books can begin to feel a bit like a competitive sport. One book a week! One book a day! Books and books and stacks of books and wow, it’s crazy, we bleed literature, baby! Source: The Most Effective Ways To Beat A Reading Slump — According To Reddit UsersContinue Reading

If you ever get to know me personally, you will soon find out that I love to analyze just about anything.  My question for the day is what makes a great historical romance book? To answer that question, I turned toward one-star reviews left for books written by famous historical romance authors from the big publishers. You would think I’d be reading the five stars instead, but what is lacking in historical romance stories has piqued my interest. Here are the top-ten complaints that I discovered. Predictable Plot.  Supposedly, these are books where you already know how it’s going to end after reading a few chapters.  In other words, there isn’t a plot twist or anything else interesting between boy meets girl and the happilyContinue Reading

Interesting article and food for thought since we are about to embark on selling used historical romance books. Besides, there are times I love to hold one and take a sniff. It’s always good when consumers are aware of how creators get paid—but there’s no shame in not buying new Source: Don’t feel guilty about buying used books: Writers won’t see a…Continue Reading