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Corrina Lawson is a former newspaper reporter, a mom of four, and the author of nine published books, including a steampunk and a superhero series. She is currently the content director of GeekMom.com.

The Great RITA Read Takes on Historicals: Oh, Those Dukes, Spies, and Rakes!

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The Great RITA Read Takes on Historicals: Oh, Those Dukes, Spies, and Rakes!

In the latest installment of my Great RITA Read series, in which I attempt to read as many winners of the Romance Writers of America’s RITA Award as...
The Great RITA Read: Trauma and Recovery in Romance Novels

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The Great RITA Read: Trauma and Recovery in Romance Novels

Perhaps the single biggest misconception about books in the romance genre is that they’re fluff. I’m up to 70 books in my Great RITA Read, and I cannot...
The Great RITA Read: The Lost Voices

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The Great RITA Read: The Lost Voices

As someone who did not grow up reading romance, I’ve been more than impressed at the quality of the books that have won the Romance Writers of...
The Great RITA Read: The “Best Romance” Award

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The Great RITA Read: The “Best Romance” Award

As I was studying the list of Rita-winning books in preparation for this great adventure in romance reading, I noticed an anomaly. From 1989 to 1996, the...
The Great RITA Read: Young Adult Romace

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The Great RITA Read: Young Adult Romace

Young Adult Romance is a unique category in the Romance Writers of America’s RITA Award. All the other categories are defined by their genre or length,...
The Great RITA Read: Nora Roberts

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The Great RITA Read: Nora Roberts

When I first looked over the list of winners of the Golden Medallion/Rita Awards in the beginning, one name jumped out at me: Nora Roberts. The Queen of...
The Great RITA Read: In The Beginning

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The Great RITA Read: In The Beginning

It started in 1982 with four books: two historical romances and two contemporary romances. In the 35 years since then, the Golden Medallion Awards, given...
Island of Glass Concludes Nora Roberts’ Epic Guardians Trilogy

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Island of Glass Concludes Nora Roberts’ Epic Guardians Trilogy

I picked up Island of Glass, book 3 in the Guardians series, having not read books one and two. I also picked it up not having read any fantasies by Nora...
Why Do Romance Authors Write Under Multiple Pseudonyms?

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Why Do Romance Authors Write Under Multiple Pseudonyms?

My introduction to the romance genre was via the In Death mystery series by J.D. Robb. My friends assured me that these books were a terrific showcase...

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Swing to these 5 Jazz Age Romances

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Swing to these 5 Jazz Age Romances

The Jazz Age was a time of social upheaval, lawlessness, and changing morality. It certainly had its dark underbelly, especially regarding violence and...
Where to Start with Harlequin Historicals

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Where to Start with Harlequin Historicals

The first few times I picked up a Harlequin Historical, I was delighted by the quality and the range of stories. Before long, I actively sought them out....

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