Afterglow: Harlequin’s Exciting New Imprint

Harlequin, the renowned publisher of romance novels, is embarking on an exciting new venture with the launch of its new Afterglow Books imprint. If you’re a romance reader, you’re probably already familiar with Harlequin’s captivating stories. But even if you’re new to the genre, these upcoming titles from Afterglow Books might just be your cup of tea. Let’s dive into what makes this new imprint so thrilling for romance enthusiasts and explore some of the highly anticipated releases coming in 2024.

The Afterglow Books imprint promises to take readers on a journey of self-discovery, empowerment, and, of course, sizzling romance. Their tagline, “From showing up to glowing up, these characters are on the path to leading their best lives and finding sizzling romance along the way,” perfectly captures the essence of what readers can expect from these captivating stories. Romance should be excited at the prospect of these new titles hitting the shelves in 2024 according to Fansided

While we’ll have to wait until 2024 to get our hands on these books, the good news is that Afterglow Books will be publishing two titles every month, starting in January. To give us a taste of what’s to come, Harlequin has graciously provided a glimpse of the covers and some intriguing details about the first releases.

The Fake Dating Game by Timothy Janovsky, set to release on January 23rd, 2024, is the first book that will grace the Afterglow Books catalog. This novel, known for its m/m romance, follows Holden and Leo, who share an undeniable chemistry and agree to fake a relationship for a game show audition. 

On the same day, January 23rd, we’ll also be treated to The Bookbinders Guide to Love by Katherine Garbera. This witchy romance introduces us to Serafina and Wes, who cross paths under melancholic circumstances. Wes finds himself suspicious of Serafina, but eventually, they strike a compromise that sets the stage for an enchanting tale. The blend of romance and the supernatural in this story promises to be a delightful and captivating read.

Moving on to February’s releases, we have Frenemy Fix-Up by Yahrah St. John, slated for release on February 20th, 2024. This book explores the intriguing dynamics between Shay and Collin, former high school acquaintances who reconnect as Collin embarks on a journey to improve her health and fitness. The sparks of attraction amidst their existing complicated relationship pave the way for a love story that promises to be both heartwarming and entertaining.

Also releasing on February 20th, 2024, is The Devil in Blue Jeans by Stacey Kennedy. This novel takes us to Montana, where Charly finds herself managing a bar with her two best friends. However, her life takes an unexpected turn when she clashes with the previous owner, Jaxon. The undeniable chemistry between them leads to a tempting and potentially explosive connection. With its unique cowboy romance twist, this book offers a refreshing take on the genre.

Afterglow Books is set to make its grand debut in January 2024, and the anticipation is palpable among romance readers. The promise of relatable characters, realistic storytelling, and passionate love stories has us eagerly awaiting the arrival of these captivating titles. As a fellow romance enthusiast, We’re personally thrilled here at TRS about this new imprint and can’t wait to dive into each and every one of these books. So mark your calendars, fellow romance readers, because a world of love and enchantment awaits us in the pages of Afterglow Books.

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