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Gothic Revival: Romance Goes Retro, Bella Street

Horror & Occult, Literature & Fiction, Romance, Time Travel Fiction

Olivia Haugen and Kyle Daniels are barely on speaking terms in modern day Nashville—not helped by Kyle’s cranky aunt Constance whose apparent sole purpose in life is to see them walk down the aisle. Olivia and Kyle end up taking a trip down an aisle all right, the one to the magic portal in Constance’s … Read more

The Silver Linings Playbook, Matthew Quick

Contemporary Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Romance, Romantic Comedy

Meet Pat. Pat has a theory: his life is a movie produced by God. And his God-given mission is to become physically fit and emotionally literate, whereupon God will ensure a happy ending for him — the return of his estranged wife Nikki. (It might not come as a surprise to learn that Pat has … Read more

Immortal Defiance, Laura Maybrooke

Action & Adventure, Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Romance

Some things never die. Hope. Heroes. Defiance. Things take a strange turn for Dulcea, the elven enchantress turned war heroine and Dragonmistress, when a countryman’s betrayal lands her in enemy hands. As she awaits her execution, a stranger with mysterious powers offers her another chance at life. Will she die here or risk what sinister … Read more

The Peculiar Life of a Lonely Postman, Denis Thériault

Contemporary Fiction, Humor & Satire, Literature & Fiction, Romance

Bilodo lives a solitary daily life, routinely completing his postal rounds every day and returning to his empty Montreal apartment. But he has found a way to break the cycle—Bilodo has taken to stealing people’s mail, steaming open the envelopes, and reading the letters inside. And so it is he comes across Ségolène’s letters. She … Read more

The Lonely Hearts Hotel, Heather O’Neill

Contemporary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literature & Fiction, Magical Realism, Romance

The Lonely Hearts Hotel is a love story with a difference. Set throughout the roaring twenties, it is a wicked fairytale of circus tricks and child prodigies, radical chorus girls, drug-addicted musicians and brooding clowns, set in an underworld whose economy hinges on the price of a kiss. It is the tale of two dreamers, abandoned … Read more

Coinage of Commitment, R. Costelloe

Literature & Fiction, Romance

Wayne and Nancy grow up on opposite sides of the country, each certain they must have love richer than what others will settle for. Something stronger, something higher, something worth searching for. During the turbulent nineteen-sixties, they meet while he is attending blue-collar Drexel, and she is at neighboring, Ivy League Penn. Although irresistibly drawn … Read more