Full disclosure – 2019 was a fairly light reading year for me. My TBR pile is still overflowing! When making this list, I didn’t refer to anything but my memory – which books were the most memorable. After all, that is probably the best criteria for making a “best of” list. […]
I’m not going to call my reading year a disappointment. It wasn’t. I liked a lot of books. Unfortunately, many anticipated big releases were disappointing, and I returned to old favorites when I was underwhelmed by my TBR. Some of those titles were just as good as I remembered; quite a few weren’t. Anyway, after this brief diversion, I was inspired me to read a few new-to-me authors, and I’m happily recommending three of them to you. […]
Incredible as it may seem, it’s December, which means it’s time for AAR staffers to look back at their reading year and pick out the books they consider to be the best of the year. We’re kicking off this year’s batch of “Best ofs” with Lisa’s list of favourites – look for more lists of 2019 favourites over the coming weeks. […]
It was bound to happen.
After ten years of primarily reading romance, in 2019, I found myself gravitating away from HEAs. According to Goodreads, thus far this year I’ve only read 50 romances and many of those were books published in earlier times. I’ve read 25 non-romances, all of them fiction. Of these 25, I adored seven, five of which were published in 2019. […]
Romance Writers of America (RWA), the trade association for published and aspiring romance fiction authors, announced the winners of the 2019 RITA® Awards on Friday, July 26, at a black-tie awards ceremony at its 39th Annual Conference in New York New York. The evening was hosted by Sarah MacLean and was notable for its celebration of diversity within the genre. The entire ceremony can be seen here. RWA has also compiled a stellar list of Trailblazing romances that may be seen here.