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.
Ramona DeFelice Long has posted an Ode to Emily Loring, one of my favorite authors so check it out!
Smexy Books is giving away four different book packs,contest ends Nov. 8th.
The Bookologist is having an INTERNATIONAL only contest and is giving away a prize pack from Bloomsbury Teens, contest ends Nov. 27th.
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.
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.
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.
Fiction Vixon is giving away three sets of four books, contest ends Nov. 27th.
Brenda Pandos has posted an excerpt of her new novel The Sapphire Talisman.
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.