NEW YORK — Romance readers can get a free peek at some of the year’s hottest love stories.
“Buzz Books 2016: Romance” is an e-book featuring excerpts from 20 upcoming romance titles, including works by Mary Jo Putney and Kristan Higgins. It was released Thursday by Publishers Lunch, an online industry newsletter that also has assembled compilations of leading general fiction and nonfiction titles.
The new compilation comes out the week before the annual Romance Writers of America conference, to be held July 13-16 in San Diego.
Romance author/blogger Sarah Wendell wrote an introduction for the book, which features a wide range of subgenres, from historical romance to thrillers and Westerns.
Readers can link to “Buzz Books 2016: Romance” at buzz.publishersmarketplace.com.
NEW YORK — Singer Ciara has one, two stepped down the aisle with NFL player Russell Wilson.
The couple both posted the same photo Wednesday on Twitter and Instagram showing Ciara in a wedding gown and Wilson in a tuxedo with the caption, “We are The Wilsons!”
A representative for Ciara confirmed the marriage and said the wedding took place at the Peckforton Castle in Cheshire, England. No more details about were provided.
Ciara, 30, and Wilson, 27, announced their engagement in March.
Grammy-winning Ciara’s hits include “1, 2 Step,” “Goodies” and “Lose Control” with Missy Elliott. Wilson is the quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks.