Posts Tagged: Multicultural Romance

Stealing Kisses by Harmony Evans

Stealing Kisses by Harmony Evans

January 20, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 4

As much as I generally like to read Harlequin novels, I haven’t read many from their Kimani line. The Brenda Jacksons I tried felt flat to me and the blurbs for other books never seemed to grab me. Additionally, I kept getting a Christian vibe off the line, and I’m… Read more »

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The Inheritance Trilogy by N.K. Jemisin

The Inheritance Trilogy by N.K. Jemisin

January 17, 2014 Fantasy, Reviews 0

One of the side-effects of contributing for this blog is that I’ve started to actively seek out POC authors in other genres too. Last autumn, I suggested my local library acquire this trilogy and in December I got a message telling the books were waiting for me.   The Hundred… Read more »

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Recommended Reads: Multicultural Romance

December 20, 2013 Links, Reading Guide 23

We’re running a little lean lately due to reasons and I don’t have a review to run today. Instead, I’d like to build off the past week’s discussions and collect some recommended authors and books for those looking to add to their bookshelves. I’ll start the list off with books… Read more »

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Meant to be Married by Ruth Wind

Meant to be Married by Ruth Wind

December 18, 2013 Contemporary, Reviews 5

To say my hopes were high for this book might not be totally accurate, but I went into this book with a certain expectation for quality writing and storytelling. I’d read three books so far by Ruth Wind/Barbara Samuel/Barbara O’Neal (pick a name, woman!), all of them telling a multicultural… Read more »

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The Wrong Man by Delaney Diamond

The Wrong Man by Delaney Diamond

December 11, 2013 Contemporary, Reviews 4

While browsing ARe one night, where I very rarely go to look for books, I stumbled across The Wrong Man. The blurb caught my eye immediately with the ad exec heroine and construction foreman hero. To begin with, blue collar heroes are like catnip for me. You show me a… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, December 10th

Links: Tuesday, December 10th

December 10, 2013 Links 40

Fairies riding on corgis. The Jade Temptress & the Future of Jeannie Lin – This news kind of made me get my rant on. I’m frustrated with white readers, but I’m also irked that HQN is giving up so easily. There’s a market for multicultural romance out there, but I… Read more »

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Multicultural Romance Roundtable

December 8, 2013 Opinion 25

Perhaps it’s a matter of confirmation bias, or just how my Twitter feed is constructed, but it seems to me like people are looking around Romancelandia and wondering where the multicultural stories are. Editors say they’re looking for it and readers say they want it. After a couple Twitter conversations… Read more »

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Short Soup by Coleen Kwan

Short Soup by Coleen Kwan

December 4, 2013 Contemporary, Reviews 3

No hard sell was needed to get me to pick up this novella. I adore the friends-to-lovers trope to begin with and an Asian hero and heroine in an Australian story written by an Asian author? Yes, please. This is exactly the kind of book I want to see more… Read more »

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Wallflower by Heidi Belleau

Wallflower by Heidi Belleau

November 27, 2013 Contemporary, Reviews 0

This book is about as far as you can get outside of my usual reading lane and still be in the romance genre. To begin with, it’s m/m, which I don’t read because I’m wary of a sub-genre about gay men that’s largely written by women for other women. Next,… Read more »

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