Reader Roundup with Amy Alessio

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Authors Writing for Teen and Adult – Reader Roundup with Amy Alessio

I just had the pleasure of giving a talk on this subject with Joelle Charbonneau at the Spring Fling Conference in Illinois last weekend and we were happy to find that a lot of authors […]

Reader Roundup – Romantic Rakes with Amy Alessio

Bad boys were appealing even in Regency times, it seems. These transformation stories add spice to the strict ballroom and ton societal rules of those days.         In Mary Jo Putney’s The […]

Reader Roundup – Lessons on Love: College Romance with Amy Alessio

The growing New Adult genre means that more romances set in colleges are being published. While some of these have similar themes it definitely doesn’t feel like homework to read and enjoy these stories.   […]

Which Comes First: Romance or Roses? Amy Alessio’s Reader Roundup

I vividly remember the peach roses in my wedding bouquet and many times my romantic husband got them for me. What is it about roses and romance or special occasions? As we try to banish […]

Reader Roundup – Better than a Leprechaun: When Ireland and Romance Meet – Amy Alessio

As we get ready to don the green on the 17th, I’m in the mood to read about some heroes and heroines with brogues or who find each other in the Emerald Isle. I am […]

Love in the Library – Reader Roundup with Amy Alessio

When I met my future husband, he was looking for a book. Then he threw off my glasses, unpinned my hair and saw the real me…not! I didn’t meet him in the library, but that […]

Reader Roundup – Valentine’s Day Reads with Amy Alessio

For several years, my library has been celebrating an Un-Valentine’s event with teens. Not everyone thinks the red, heart shaped holiday is so fabulous. Some of these stories feature Valentine’s Days or Mr Wrongs in […]

Recent Romance Classics – Reader Roundup with Amy Alessio

Thanks to Carrie Spencer for the idea of including recent classic romances by decade. Many of these authors and books got me interested in reading romances. When my Grandma passed away, we found many medical […]

Reader Roundup – Classic Romance Stories with Amy Alessio

What are your reading goals for 2014? Many people have a goal to read the classics, so why not try some classic love stories? These titles will not be new, but try the audio or […]

Reader Roundup: Looking Forward to Reading in 2014 – Amy Alessio

You made it through most of the holidays, but here comes 2014. Do you want to write more in 2014? How about reading? Join us here at Romance University for a Reading Challenge. Can you […]

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