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The Bossier Baby
by Marla Frazee

A new baby sister has arrived to challenge bespoke-suited Boss Baby’s (first seen in Frazee’s The Boss Baby, 2010) dominant position in the home.
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another-look-at_Woodiwiss_f1.jpg Another Look at: Kathleen E. Woodiwiss’ The Flame and the Flower
by John Charles

When Avon published Kathleen E. Woodiwiss’ The Flame and the Flower, in 1972, it was the equivalent of the “shot heard round the world” for romance fiction.

talking-with_Mclemore_f1.jpg Talking with: Anna-Marie McLemore

by Maggie Reagan

Morris finalist Anna-Marie McLemore (The Weight of Feathers, 2015) discusses the stories and experiences that inspired her second novel, When the Moon Was Ours.

column_carte-blanche_f1.jpg Carte Blanche: Redolent of Romance
by Michael Cart

Sometime in 1954, Margaret Alexander Edwards, that patron saint of young adult librarians, magisterially announced, “It was in 1942 that the new field of writing for teenagers became established.”
Core-Romantic-Suspense_f1.jpg Core Collection: Romantic Suspense
by John Charles

Is he going to kiss me or kill me? Sometimes it seems like these are the only two options available to the protagonist in a romantic-suspense novel, but these two extremes represent what readers love most about this subgenre.

top10-Romances-Audio-2016_f1.jpg Top 10 Romances on Audio
by Joyce Saricks

These contemporary, historical, and inspirational romances, reviewed between September 1, 2015, and September 1, 2016, have broad appeal for youth and adult listeners.
top10-Romance-Debuts-2016_f1.jpg Top 10 Romance Debuts: 2016
by Donna Seaman

Discovering first-time writers in a genre rich in prolific authors and long-running series is a great thrill. Here are Booklist’s picks for the 10 best fresh voices in romance whose books were reviewed between September 15, 2015, and September 1, 2016.

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