Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Best of 2014 - Contemporary Romance


Here are my favorite contemporary romances from 2014 ...

Jenny Colgan and THE LOVELIEST CHOCOLATE SHOP IN PARIS (link)

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Diane Kelly's PAW ENFORCEMENT (link)

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Patience Griffin's TO SCOTLAND WITH LOVE (link)

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Leslie Wells' COME DANCING (link

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Tracy Solheim's RISKY GAME (link)

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Tracy Brogan's HOLD ON MY HEART (link) and THE BEST MEDICINE (link

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Michele Gorman's THE CURVY GIRLS CLUB (link) and PERFECT GIRL (link)

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And one novella, Ophelia London's MAKING WAVES (link).


Can you recommend a favorite contemporary romance from 2014? One randomly selected commenter wins a book choice from my convention stash.  Comments are open through Saturday, January 3, 10 pm in Baltimore.  I'll post the winner on Sunday, January 4.

Mahalo,

Kim in Baltimore
Aloha Spirit in Charm City

25 comments:

  1. I read from your list, Risky Game - loved it. As for a recommendation; so hard to pick up - but really loved I Want to Hold Your Hand by Marie Force.
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  2. One of my favorites was Jaci Burton's "Hope Ignites."

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  3. My favorite contemporary romances for 2014 were Betting the Rainbow by Jodi Thomas and It Happened One Wedding by Julie James.

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  4. I loved the book To Scotland with Love read the book in two days I couldn't put it down.

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  5. This Heart of Mine by Susan Elizabeth Phillips was wonderful.

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  6. I would have to say Jill Shalvis' Lucky Harbor series. I haven't finished the entire final trilogy but I'll give my nod to It's In His Kiss

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  7. This isn't the genre that I read so I don't have a recommendation but I'm glad to read yours.

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  8. I got into reading Marie Harte this year and her McCauley Brothers series definitely stood out. I'd recommend the first book (to start), The Troublemaker Next Door

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  9. The Glass Kitchen by Linda Francis Lee

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  10. Sugar Jamison had some fun books out in 2014.

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  11. I have To Scotland With Love on my wishlist :)

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  12. Playing for Keeps by Tracy Solheim

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  13. Hard to pick one! I recently read Christmas at Tiffany's by Karen Swan, and that was a story that really sticks with you.So was Love, In English by Karina Halle. Happy New Year, Kim! Thanks for all of the recommendations!

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  14. Rev it UP - Julie Ann Walker.
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  15. I'm more a historical reader right now but I do mix in some other genres here and there but I can't say I have a favorite.

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  16. Oh, it's so hard to pick just one!! I read a few books in the Fool's Gold series by Susan Mallery (Thanks, KIm), as well as some in the Lucky Harbor series by Jill Shalvis. Thanks for all the suggestions to add to the TBR!

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  17. Rush too far by Abbi Glines

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  18. I recently read the first two books in Christie Ridgway's Cabin Fever series 'Take My Breath Away' and 'Make Me Loose Control' - they were fun - looking forward to the next one in 2015.

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  19. I liked Paw Enforcement too! And it's more of a women's fiction story, but I also loved Emily & Einstein by Linda Francis Lee.

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  20. Tawny Weber had some great ones out in 2014.

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  21. Loving your blog, love Jill shalvis books,this,year,
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    Kimh

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  22. Call Sign Karma by Jamie Rae is a great read, as well as Owning Violet by Monica Murphy and The Masseuse by Sierra Kincade.

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  23. One of my favorites was Hillbilly Rockstar by Lorelei James.

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