TROPE TALK: Billionaire Playboys

It’s the trope that’s trended the most in recent years, the enigmatic young upstarts who are ruling the world in their offices in the sky by day and keeping women well-satisfied by night. They’re rich and privileged and it shows in their lifestyle and attitudes. These are the billionaire playboys of romance, and they’ve made a big splash.

E.L. James Writing Again??

This Saturday, E.L. James posted a picture to her Instagram that got fans talking. The caption was: “It’s been awhile..” Could she be writing again?!! Marie Claire shared James’s thoughts from an Entertainment Weekly interview: “…she did reveal to Entertainment Weekly at the end of last year that she’s already completed a new, unrelated project.”
What do you think?

Angelina Jolie on Fifty Shades Rumors

How close was Angelina Jolie to directing Fifty Shades of Grey? Back in 2012, before Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson were even considered for the main roles of Christian and Anastasia, there were reports that Angelina Jolie was in talks to direct the film adaptation of E.L. James’ bestselling novel.

Winners Announced; Top Romance Blog Team-Up: May’s Theme is… “Fifty Shades of Grey!”

Here’s something NEW just for you, our romance readers — not one, not two, but . . . THREE fabulous romance sites want to cater to you offering exclusive content and giveaways. Watch for our logo to appear monthly to begin the round robin. And you’ll want to visit us all to maximize the fun — and, dare we say, giveaways? Hugs from R@R; H/H & HEA! May’s Round Robin Theme: The Fifty Shades of Grey Trilogy – over 10 million books sold! Giveaway ends June 2nd, 2012. Be sure to stop by each site for a chance to win the complete Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy!
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Winners have been notified – thanks all for blogging with us!!… Continue

Romance Readers Are Asking: What to Read Next After Fifty Shades of Grey

Our blog today, is based on what to read after you’ve read the series of Fifty Shades of Grey It is thrilling to see the influx of readers into our Romance genre, the question is can we say it is all because of E L James & her Grey series — probably not, but it is still fun to see just the same. Over the last few weeks you all have been testing my bookselling knowledge as I’ve been trying to come up with books for you to read when Grey is done. Never fear, I’ve put my fingers to the keyboard searching for ‘those’ books; I’ve made my mind perform memory-gymnastics trying to recall all of those sexy books that sell so well; and I’ve asked other readers what is hot in Erotica,… Continue