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#HunkDay: Wrap Me Up

Scarves done sexy

B&N Bookseller Picks: October

New and Noteworthy in Romance

#HunkDay: Heavenly Fathers

In honor of Coming Clean, the final book in C. L. Parker’s steamy Monkey Business Trio, we asked Ms. Parker to curate a list of hotties.

Comic Con is Only 2 Weeks Away!

Get a sneak peek of Del Rey’s convention schedule

#HunkDay: Le Café

Coffee is sexy enough, but what if we paired it with a hunk?

#HunkDay: Soccer Dudes

Appreciating soccer athletes on and off the field

Comic Con is Almost Here!

Get a sneak peek of Penguin Publishing Group’s convention schedule

#HunkDay: Dancer Physique

A New Season Begins