Because you can't judge a book by its cover

Romantic Times Nominees for 2010 have been announced. Some of the nominees for Contemporary Romance include  Robyn Carr, Jodi Thomas and Lisa Kleypas. Historical Romance include Sarah MacLean, Johanna Lindsey and Lisa Kleypas. Historical Love & Laughter include Patricia Rice, Loretta Chase, Eloisa James, Elizabeth Boyle and Kasey Michaels. There are many other great authors listed, you should check them all out.

Andrea Cremer has released the cover for her next Nightshade novel.

Have you ever not purchased a book because of availability, price, other reason? Now there is a site where you can let them know why you didn’t purchase the book. Lostbooksales.com allows you to let publishers know about their lost sale.

Author Eva Ibbotson has passed away at the age of 85 years. Ibbotson wrote such great YA novels as Which Witch? and The Great Ghost Rescue, and romance novels Magic Flutes and A Countess Below Stairs.

Harlequin has announced that starting January 2011 they will publish four Love Inspired Historical Romance Novels per month instead of two.

The difference between a serial novel and a mainstream novel can be a close one. Paula Eykelhof, Executive Editor (Harlequin/MIRA) has written about how Harlequin, the queen of the serial, what she considers the difference to be here.

Lisa Kleypas has announced that she is not releasing any new novels in 2011. You can read the full interview here.

Ramona DeFelice Long has posted an Ode to Emily Loring, one of my favorite authors so check it out!

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Interviews:

Erin McCahan, author of I Now Pronounce You Someone Else, at The Story Siren.

Jane Odiwe, author of Mr.Darcy’s Secret, at Austen Authors.

Angela Johnson, author of Vow of Deception, at The Season Blog.

Elle Jasper, author of Afterlight, at Among the Muses.

Samantha Young, author of Lunarmorte, at La Femme Readers.

Janet Fox, author of Faithful, at Girls Without a  Bookshelf.

Julie Kagawa, author of The Iron King, at The Bookologist.

Jane Goodger, author of A Christmas Waltz, at Unusual Historicals.

Cheryl Herbsman, author of Breathing, at Late Bloomers Online.

Beth Fehlbalm, author of Courage in Patience, at Blkosiner’s Book Blog.

Albert Borris, author of Crash Into Me, at Confessions of a Bookaholic.

Taylor Keating, author of Game Over, at Dark Faerie Tales.

Lorraine Heath, author of Passions of a Wicked Earl, at MacLean Space.

Lila DiPasqua, author of The Princess In His Bed, at The Romance Dish.

Wendy DelSol, author of Stork, at Mundie Moms.

Lani Woodland, author of Intrinsical, at The Bookologist.

Debra Mullins, author of Tempting a Proper Lady, at MacLean Space.

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Giveaways:

Smexy Books is giving away four different book packs,contest ends Nov. 8th.

Loves to Read is giving away a copy of Lisa Desrochers’ Personal Demons, contest ends Dec. 1st.

My Overstuffed Bookshelf is giving away two copies of Phillipa Ashley’s Dating Mr. December, contest ends Nov. 9th.

The Bookologist is having an INTERNATIONAL only contest and is giving away a prize pack from Bloomsbury Teens, contest ends Nov. 27th.

Yankee Romance Reviewers is giving away two copies of Helen Hollick’s The Forever Queen.

Sparkling Reviews is giving away a Kindle 3, contest ends Nov. 18th.

YA Bookie Monster is giving away eight YA novels, contest ends Nov. 10th.

Reviews By Martha’s Bookshelf is giving away three audio copies of James Patterson and Howard Roughan’s Don’t Blink, contest ends Nov. 21st and Margaret Irwin’s Elizabeth, Captive Princess, contest ends 22nd.

Mundie Moms is giving away three audio copies of Cassandra Clare’s Clockwork Angel, contest ends Dec. 3rd.

Once Upon a Twilight is giving away a signed copy of Brenda Pandos’ The Sapphire Talisman, contest ends Nov. 19th.

Love To Read For Fun is giving away 3 sets of romance novels, contest ends Nov. 26th.

Aine’s Realm is giving away six Faery themed novels, contest ends Nov. 30th.

Electrifying Reviews is giving away a copy of Lauren DeStefano’s Wither.

Cry Havoc! Reviews is giving away your choice of werewolf book, contest ends Nov. 12th.

Bibliophilic Book Blog is giving away four great books, contest ends Nov. 30th.

Dark Faerie Tales is giving away a copy of Kersten Hamilton’s Tyger, Tyger, contest ends Nov. 21st and Ally Condie’s Matched, contest ends Nov. 21st.

Stephanie’s Written Word is giving away three copies of Kate Morton’s The Distant Hours, contest ends Nov. 15th.

Blkosiner’s Book Blog is giving away a copy of Angela Morrison’s Taken By Storm, contest ends Nov. 16th, Open Internationally.

Ramblings of a Teenage Bookworm is giving away a copy of Keary Taylor’s Branded (Fall of Angels) contest ends Nov. 27th.

vvB32 Reads is giving away a copy of Kurt Frenier’s Study Train.

Teens Read and Write is giving away a copy of Kiersten White’s Paranormalcy, contest ends Dec. 7th.

Book Hounds is giving away a copy of Caridad Pinero’s Stronger than Sin, contest ends Nov. 24th.

Fiction Vixon is giving away three sets of four books, contest ends Nov. 27th.

Toni Blake is giving away four e-Advance Reader Copy of her novel Whisper Falls, contest ends Nov. 11th.

Read For Your Future is giving away a copy of each of Andrea Cremer’s novels.

Once Upon a Bookcase notified me about an amazing giveaway that author Angela Morrison is having, over 32 prizes will be given out

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Brenda Pandos has posted an excerpt of her new novel The Sapphire Talisman.

Dark Faerie Tales has reported that Tim Burton has signed on to bring  Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith onto the Big Screen. I don’t know about you but I am excited!

Margaret Mallory has announced her first Scottish novel, The Guardian for scheduled for publication May 2011.

Young Adult Central Blog has announced that Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief is being turned into a graphic novel.

Tiffany’s Bookshelf has posted about an Online Book Signing Event where 75 Christian authors will sign any books you purchase.

One Response to Romantic Times Nominees for 2010 Announced…

  • Thanks so much for posting the cover for THE GUARDIAN. Isn’t my first Highlander gorgeous?!

    I appreciate the mention of us RT Reviewers’ Choice nominees as well! :)

    Margaret Mallory

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