There are many online resources about romance fiction but each website offers something extra or different for readers. Here are some sites that consistently provide information and entertainment for romance novel enthusiasts. Explore these suggestions when you’re building your list of reading resources.
Created in 1996, AAR offers “unbiased book reviews, author interviews, industry commentary and much more to romance readers.” Not sure where to start? Look at their Top 100 Romances List and then head over to the steals and deals page. Visitors who want lively discussion about romance novels should visit the blog. It’s hard to find this level of active and thoughtful conversation anywhere else online.
Frolic is “an entertainment media brand that brings together a community of diverse voices including authors, fans, bookstagrammers, and storytellers to deliver feel-good content and commerce to the voracious consumer who enjoys escaping into a great love story.” Find everything from original stories, a bookish social media glossary, podcasts, and which cocktail to pair with your latest romance novel.
This blog was created to connect readers to their next favorite book. In addition to reviews, readers will find author spotlights and a library of articles. The posts delve into everything from male romance readers to which taboo subjects can be found in dark romance and everything in between. Visitors can also fill out a form to get a personal book recommendation.
Do you need the Top 10 Best Book Boyfriends list? Of course, you do. Not only can visitors find book lists for different categories, tropes and themes, but they’ll keep up-to-date on which books are getting the most buzz and which books aren’t worth reading. There’s also a yearly reading challenge and each month follows a theme.
If you are looking for comprehensive reviews, this is the site to visit. Each review has a conversational tone as it examines the heat factor, character chemistry, plot, and overall thoughts. They also offer series reviews and dueling reviews (when two or all three read the same book). Don’t miss the features, which include trope discussions, listicles, and The Duke Project.
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