Ten Signs You Are Ready for Marriage: a guest post by Jade Langton

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10 Signs You Are Ready for Marriage

Marriage is something that should be taken very seriously. Therefore, it is crucial to know whether you are ready for it or not. Read a comprehensive article on this topic; we’ve put together factual information for you.

Whether you have been with your partner for several months or years, marriage is undoubtedly a huge deal! Apart from all the excitement surrounding your engagement, you may wonder whether you see signs that you are ready for marriage. However, experts suggest that being ready for your marriage may mean different things for different individuals. For instance, you may be looking forsame day pay day loansto buy a car, while your partner may want to opt for a personal loan. Or you might have different political views. It doesn’t really matter, because you need to learn how to communicate.

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Exclusive Interview with author Nicolina Martin, plus a look at mafia romance/suspense, HEAT!

Someone reported my romance blog as abusive on Facebook, so I can’t share there. Not sure why, as I don’t even include graphic content. Any Twitter shares and such would be appreciated! Thanks, everyone! ♥

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Hi, readers! I am pleased to announce a very special post today on ILRB.We’re doing something a little different.This is our ninth official author interview on this romance blog! I know in the past, we did character interviews then switched over to the author’s take on it, but this approach is a bit unusual.

We have a real treat for you, readers. Today we get to speak one-on-one with a talented author of steamy romance novels. Please join me in welcoming Nicolina Martin to ILRB! 🙂

Marie Lavender:  Hello, Nicolina. Please have a seat.

Author Nicolina Martin:  Hi, Marie!

Marie:  Hey, it’s such a pleasure to have you here!

I’m going to throw in some standard questions first.

Obviously, we know your occupation as an author, but some writers have other jobs as well. Do you have another occupation? Do you believe you’re any good at it? Do…

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Book Review: Beneath This Mask by Meghan March

Our first romance book review! ♥

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Hi, readers! Please welcome Kevin Ethan, our new official book reviewer, to ILRB! He’ll be hanging out with us once a week from now on, taking the time to give us his take on ⭐the coolest romance novels⭐! 😎

Let’s give him a hand… 😉

Kevin, take it away and show us what you have for today.

Thanks! ❤ This week’s I Love Romance Blog review selection is Beneath This Mask by Meghan March. I have to tell you that I just kept reading and reading! The story, which juxtaposes the “normal” romance roles, will definitely keep you interested.

Charlotte was a rich girl with many, many silver spoons. But, when her father is locked in a cell without a key, she has to learn to find her own way. Falling off the grid and on the run from the FBI, Charlotte “Charlie” Agoston leaves the world of Chanel and…

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Upon Your Return by Marie Lavender

Romance Novels for the Beach

This historical read presents us with a strong start, a suspenseful conclusion, and an exciting meet cute involving the rescue of a damsel in distress through a vicious sword fight.

What’s it About? 


Fara Bellamont has been back in society for a year after leaving Cluny Abbey, where her uncle sent her long ago. When he chooses a suitor for her for marriage, she fears that she will be forced to marry a stranger and live a miserable life. But, Fara finds herself thrust into an adventure of a lifetime when unforeseen circumstances cause her to place her trust in a strange man for protection. His intervention not only saves her, but puts her in an even more compromising position.

Grant Hill, a trading captain, is enchanted by the young heiress not only because of her beauty, but because she is hardly conventional. Underneath her ladylike exterior lies a tigress. Grant…

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Meet Marie Lavender

A cool book interview for my boxed set!

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Marie Lavender LogoI’m really excited to host Marie today! She’s the multi-genre author of Victorian romance, Upon Your Return, and 22 other books. Upon Your Love and The Missing Piece placed in the Top 10 on the 2017 P&E Readers’ Poll. Directions of the Heart was nominated for the 2017 Reader’s Choice Awards. The I Love Romance Blog became a finalist in StartDating DK’s Romance Blog Awards of 2017. The I Love Romance Blog landed on Feedspot’s 2017 Top 100 Novel Blogs and Top 100 Romance Blogs. Directions of the Heart placed in the Top 10 Books of 2017 on Amy’s Bookshelf Reviews blog. Top 20 Authors of 2017 on Amy’s Bookshelf Reviews blog. Mystery Blogger Award for 2017. A to Z Blog Challenge Survivor in 2016. March 2016 Empress of the Universe title – winner of the “Broken Heart” themed contest and the “I Love You” themed contest on Poetry…

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Three Kindle copies of historical adventure novel White Spirit to give away

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Our historical adventure White Spirit (A novel based on a true story) features as the February Giveaway on multi-genre author and blogger Marie Lavender’s popular book lovers’ blog at http://bit.ly/2BMt0ST — Three Kindle copies are on offer. Be in to win! Entries close Feb.12th.

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Special Film Feature: Forever My Girl

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Hi, readers! I am beyond pleased to announce a very special post today on ILRB. Here is a great new film release by writer and director Bethany Ashton Wolf. Please help me in welcoming our first theatrical release to this romance blog! Forever My Girl, a family romance with a touch of music and drama, releases in theaters tomorrow. How exciting!

That’s awesome! :) Congrats on your new release! 😉

Roadside Entertainment and LD Entertainment are giving us a look at their romance film, Forever My Girl, today.

Great movie cover! So romantic!

This is the info on Forever My Girl:

Forever My Girl tells the story of music super-star Liam Page (Alex Roe) who left his bride, Josie (Jessica Rothe), at the altar choosing fame and fortune instead. However, Liam never got over Josie, his one true love, nor did he ever forget his Southern roots in the small community…

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Great News!

Marie Lavender- Multigenre Author

So, I just wanted to pop in here and let you know that Blood Instincts, my futuristic paranormal romance/urban fantasy novel, and book two of the Blood at First Sight Series, was accepted by my publisher! Yay! ♥

I hope to receive the book cover and get a release date from them soon, at least after the publisher’s editors look over the book. In any case, we’re that much closer to seeing the book out in 2018!

Woo hoo! 🙂

I wish you all a wonderful Christmas and every beautiful thing you can imagine in the new year. You deserve it!

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Cool Nomination!

Marie Lavender- Multigenre Author

Hi, readers! I’m so excited because Directions of the Heart, my romantic drama collection, was just nominated for the 2017 Readers Choice Awards!

Please vote for it at www.tckpublishing.com/readers-choice-voting. You can find DoH listed in #7, the Romance Category. Scroll down the page to find the book cover. Feel free to skip through to get to the right category, or vote for each one!

Have an awesome holiday season! 🙂

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