It's Tuesday. The last Tuesday of the month, specifically. The day when most publishers release their new books unto the world. The day my husband takes my wallet hostage and says, "No more!" The day I rescue my wallet and spend all our money on new books.


Over at Romantic Reads, we're talking about all of the amazing new books that are out there today, just waiting to come home with you.  Not just any books, either, but long-awaited series installments and historical epics! Books like Gena Showalter's latest Lords of the Underworld novel, The Darkest Whisper (Lords of the Underworld Series #4), Tessa Dare's Surrender of a Siren, Mariah Stewart's Acts of Mercy, and two Debbie Macombers. There's the one to read and the one to cook with. Once you finish 92 Pacific Boulevard (Cedar Cove Series), you can walk on into the kitchen and whip up a home-cooked meal using Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove Cookbook. Actually, maybe my husband will forgive my purchases once his stomach's full...


We're also wrapping up a busy August with discussions about Julia Quinn's Bridgerton series, our breathless anticipation for C. L. Wilson's next Tairen Soul installment, and Lisa Kleypas's Hathway series. When you stop by, be sure to introduce yourself if we don't already know you, and to tell us what you're reading now!


I'll be back next week with all the exciting Romantic Reads news for September!


Get your daily dose of the Divine Miss Michelle over at Unabashedly Bookish, where she's talking about the books you read as a child that perhaps you shouldn't have!


Message Edited by Melanie_Murray on 08-26-2009 12:01 PM
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by Moderator becke_davis on ‎08-25-2009 04:10 PM
I'm excited about a lot of the new releases, but I admit I'm especially eager to get my hands on the new Tessa Dare. GODDESS OF THE HUNT was an amazing debut, and I can hardly wait to read the rest of this series!
by Blogger Michelle_Buonfiglio on ‎08-25-2009 05:04 PM

Well, Goddess is marvelous and, "Siren?"  I'm singing this: FABulous!  And it's aboard ship!  I wasn't singing that, just pointing it out cause that just ratchets up the excellentness quotient for me in the ways the words 'rake' and 'knight' can in a title.  I'm surely easy to please.  But in seriousness, this book's stellar.


I'm glad you're featuring the Showalter, too, melanie. She's got some great new paras everybody's totally jazzed for. Great choices! Thanks for bringing them to us.

by Moderator dhaupt on ‎08-25-2009 05:58 PM

Ooh I've been waiting for Dark Whisper. Karen Hwkins The Laird Who Loved Me, and Susan Wiggs The Maidens Hand and one that wasn't on the list Obsidian Prey by Jayne Castle comes out today too.


What a great week, thanks Melanie 

by Blogger Michelle_Buonfiglio on ‎08-26-2009 11:14 AM
The Laird Who Loved Me? How'd I miss that? Did she talk about that when she was at Rom Reads and I was zoning or something?
by Moderator dhaupt on ‎08-26-2009 11:34 AM
I don't know how you missed it, but check out the cover. Ooh baby!!
by Moderator Melanie_Murray on ‎08-26-2009 11:58 AM
Michelle, the best thing about the cover for The Laird Who Loved Me is that it continues the picture from Sleepless in Scotland.
by Moderator becke_davis on ‎08-26-2009 03:35 PM
Just got both Karen Hawkins books in the mail today. No more posts today -- I have to read!
by Colonel-MD on ‎09-02-2009 02:19 PM

Anyone checked out the new debut book by Victoria Lorde-Kindred Spirits?

by Blogger Michelle_Buonfiglio on ‎09-02-2009 05:37 PM

Don't know this one, colonel-MD. Is it a debut?


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