Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Romance

romancebutton_01Since 1968, from September 15th to October 15th and to coincide with the anniversary of independence of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, the United States has celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month. To kick off the this year’s festivities, we’ve highlighted romances with Hispanic heroes and heroines. ¡Celebramos!

Sweet SurpriseSweet Surprise, by Terry Candis

Fiona Wilder is content to focus on raising her daughter and opening her cupcake bakery— until sexy firefighter Mike Halsey rescues her and ignites a fire that can’t be ignored! Too bad he’s her ex-husband’s best friend. Lucky for her, Mike isn’t about to let that stand in his way. Part of the “Sweet Texas” series.


Just a TasteJust a Taste, by Shannyn Schroeder  

Liam O’Leary is crushed when he learns that his culinary mentor has died and stunned to learn he has inherited part of his food truck business, as well as a promise to look after his daughter, Carmen, who’s grown up a bit since Liam last saw her. What starts out as Liam fulfilling his obligation turns into much more in the tiny food truck kitchen. (ebook only)


Rock Chick RegretRock Chick Regret, by Kristen Ashley

Sadie Townsend has carefully maintained the image of a cold-hearted princess while waiting for her drug lord father to get out of jail. In a moment of weakness, she lets down her defenses in front of the one man who can’t forget who she really is. Hector Chavez likes what he sees, but he knows going after Sadie will only push her away. Patient, he waits for her to be ready to get out of the life And once she does, watch out—he’s not letting her go.


¿Quieres mas? Here are a dozen more libros románticos:

Badlands, by Jill Sorenson

Broken Honor, by Tonya Burrows

Fallen Too Far, by Abbi Glines

Love Struck in London, by Rachel Schurg

Luck on the Line: On the Verge, by Zoraida Córdova

More than Comics, by Elizabeth Briggs

One Night with the CEO, by Mia Sosa

Perfect Chemistryby Simone Elkeles

The Perfect Mix, by Charity Pineiro

Run to You, by Rachel Gibson. 2013

Salvation, by Anne Osterlund

Storm Kissed, by Jessica S. Andersen

Tempting Isabel, by Rissa Brahm



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About the Author:

Ilene Lefkowitz is a supervising librarian at the Denville Public Library in Denville, New Jersey. Along with C. L., co-author of Read On . . . Romance (2014). When she is not reading romances she can be found cooking up a storm or attempting to be crafty. Follow her on Twitter @ilefkowitz.C. L. Quillen is the director of the Spotswood Public Library. In her spare time, she likes to get creative in the kitchen, travel, and spoil her already very spoiled Siamese-mix cat. She is the co-author of Read On . . . Romance (2014). Follow her on Twitter at @cielle.

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