As Geoffrey Rush puts it in Shakespeare in Love, the secret to a great story is “laughs, love, and a bit with a dog” and Ottawa author Maureen Fisher delivers all three in her novel Fur Ball Fever.
Once In A Blue Kentucky Moon delivers a fast-paced contemporary romance with just a hint of an edge.
Jennifer Carole Lewis writes paranormal romance and is very glad to not be planning any weddings of her own. Ever wondered what comes after the happily ever after? In Forever After, Linda Poitevin shows how even true love has some room for negotiation and work as Gwyn and Gareth prepare for a wedding which has […]
Hundreds of eager romance readers descended on Canada’s capital recently to meet their favourite authors and celebrate the diverse world of modern romance. Romancing the Capital was organized by Ottawa’s own New York Times and USA Today bestseller, Eve Langlais, and once again she delivered a fantastic weekend full of laughter, fun and, of course, […]
Linda Poitevin’s Gwynneth Ever After is a contemporary romance of renewed faith and hope. Gwyn Jacobs, a frazzled single mother of three, discovers herself sitting next to a famous movie star, Gareth Connor, as she attends a play at Cantebury Theatre in Ottawa’s West End. To her surprise, they strike up a conversation which lead […]
Post by Nicole Lavigne. Revelations, the first published novel of Ottawa-based author Jennifer Carole Lewis, is an impressive literary debut. Within the first few pages, this romance/fantasy firmly gripped my attention and did not let go once. The book revolves around the mysterious Lalassu, which have lived on the fringes of society for thousands of […]
If you read my reviews, you know that I am a sucker for a good love story. And The Hungry Heart by Brenda Gayle definitely falls into that category. Book One in her Heart’s Desire series, it’s a contemporary romance with suspense and lots of drama to keep the pages turning. The hero, Hunter Graham, […]
So you’ve got yourself a date. Whether the Tinder gods found you a match or you’ve managed to manoeuvre your way though the Ottawa dating scene, kudos to you, it’s tough world out there! Now it’s time to decide where to go. First dates are stressful, and where you decide to go for this new […]
Opening the pages to Yours Truly, Miss Creation is akin to opening the window on a very specific moment in life: a moment when part-time jobs rule; Zaphods is the standard for Friday night; French fries are 2:00 am snacks; and university is a great excuse to troll Elgin Street during frosh week. (Unless you’re […]
Once again we are Valentine’s Day as an excuse to run our annual sex syurvy! Our goal: to satisfy our own voyeuristic streak to provide a safe and serious place to discuss sexual issues of great import, such as Ottawa’s best makeout spot. While some of the questions in this year’s survey are new, for […]