Blog Archive

Looking Back and Moving Forward

It’s the start of a brand new reading year for everyone visiting All About Romance – and the official first year of the “new” AAR. After more than a decade online, Blythe Barnhill, Rachel Potter, Lynn…

The Recommendation Dilemma

Have you had this experience? All your friends tell you that you must watch this movie, this TV show. It’s hilarious, it’s so romantic, it’s so gripping. It’s a must. Yet if too many people recommend…

Happy New Year to All – and Elizabeth Elliott News!

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a wonderful 2008, and I know that I’m looking forward to a good reading year of 2009. Based on the information already released by publishers, the year certainly looks…

When the Hero You Want Isn’t the Hero She Gets

I’m thinking of calling it The Eric Factor. For those of you who don’t read Charlaine Harris’ Southern Vampire series, Eric is a 6’ 4” thousand year-old Viking vampire who – and I don’t think I’m…

Royalties on Used Books?

Think back to the last time you went to a used book store. When they checked you out, did they scan the books and track the ISBNs? Did they update their stock on their in-store computers?…

Eagerly Awaiting for February

AAR Staff again weighs in with which coming February books they are dying to read. Title and Author Reviewer What I Did For Love by Susan Elizabeth Phillips Sandy, Jane, Rachel, Lea, LinnieGayl Temptation of the…

Tales From the Contact Form

As many of you have already noticed, we added a contact form to AAR a couple of years ago. I’ve been handling the contact form, along with Cheryl Sneed, ever since it began, and it’s been…

Children in Romances

They are a hot button for many romance readers. Rachel recently posted a thought-provoking entry here on foster children in romances. Over the years, I’ve seen numerous threads on AAR’s forums focusing on children in romances,…

Audiobooks – Does the Narrator Make the Book?

Ever since I moved farther away from work, I’ve been listening to more audiobooks. So far, because I have the patience of a fruit fly, I’ve only listened to short audiobooks. For that reason, I always…