Did you know that February 26 is National Fairy Tale Day or Tell a Fairy Tale Day, depending on where you are in the world? Not that we need any particular reason to celebrate the fairy tales we love and retellings we love just as much. So have a look at all these beautiful treasures … Continue reading Fairy Tale Day!
I'll be frank: alpha heroes don't do it for me. Believe me, I get the appeal. But the overly confident, domineering "save the day" type who doesn't fully consider the heroine's thoughts and feelings typically won't win me over. A good beta hero is definitely appealing — he partners with the heroine and raises up … Continue reading Catharine Glen: The Dark and Dangerous Delta
Fat women in fantasy. Where the heck are they? Diversity is the current buzzword of the writing community, and more than ever, we are seeing such variety in our heroes and heroines, especially within fantasy fiction. However, one population seems to be lacking representation: plus-sized characters. Body positivity is important, especially for plus-sized individuals. In … Continue reading Wren Murphy: Body Positivity and Plus-Size Representation in Fantasy
With 2022 on its way, it's time to look ahead to the gorgeous stories that will be coming our way. This is far from the final tally of stories, of course. We just wanted to give you a sneak peek on what we know is coming during the Black Friday weekend. Be sure to come … Continue reading Upcoming Releases for January 1, 2022 Through June 30, 2022
Miranda Honfleur discusses the sexism leveled by hate groups and individuals in the book community against the predominantly female readers and authors of romantic fantasy.
Looking for some romantic fantasy books with warrior heroines who can handle themselves? Romantic Fantasy Shelf has a new stack for your TBR!
Need some sizzling enemies-to-lovers romance in your fantasy? Romantic Fantasy Shelf has got you covered!
Well hello, dear Shelfies! Completing a series is a cause for celebration, and it is something we at the Romantic Fantasy Shelf would like to do more often (Even better since the Blizzard of Book Boyfriends has bonus points for reading and reviewing completed series!) So please join us in celebrating our first Series Spotlight: … Continue reading Series Spotlight: Night of the Dark Fae
2020 may be more than halfway over (thank goodness!), but that doesn't mean that the rest of the year isn't chock full of great new releases that are sure to satsify your craving for fantasy romance or romantic fantasy. Come on, let's take a peek at the goodies coming up. (Titles are listed in order … Continue reading Upcoming Romantic Fantasy/Fantasy Romance Titles in 2020
Looking for your next romantic fantasy read? We here at the Shelf have got you covered! Read on!