Category: Romance

Daily Bookmark: Coney Island is the site of romantic unfolding in new novel

What better place to end a torrid, years-long extramarital affair than Coney Island in the winter, a neglected landscape of forgotten amusements, tinged with the residue of warmer days? In “My Coney Island Baby” by Billy O’Callaghan, on sale now from Harper Collins, the abandoned boardwalk is repurposed as the setting for a bittersweet breakup. …

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Daily Bookmark: “The Plus One” is a modern romance with a high-tech twist

How do you know when you’ve found Mr. Right? Do you look for charm, thick hair and an athletic build? How about fully-customizable modules, long battery life and a user-friendly interface? In Sarah Archer’s debut novel “The Plus One,” on sale now from Putnam, the line between the digital and the emotional is blurred, as…

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Daily Bookmark: “Love at First Like” is a literary rom-com for the digital age

When Marissa Fuchs posted an elaborate engagement story to her Instagram in June, the lifestyle influencer’s roughly 200,000 followers were swept up in the apparent fairytale romance. Days after the posts went viral, the Atlantic reported in a widely-shared story that, far from a spontaneous romantic gesture, the round-the-world engagement trip which Fuchs portrayed online…

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Steamy Love Story Proves That Looks Can Be Deceiving

In Lady Be Bad, Brooklyn author, Megan Frampton returns with the consuming first installment in the new Duke’s Daughters series. Eleanor and her four younger sisters have a sad reputation as the “Duke’s dull daughters.” But appearances can be deceptive. The Marymount household is anything but dull when middle sister Della runs off with her dance instructor,…

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