FAQs

Q: Where can I buy Harlequin Presents novels?

A: Harlequin Presents novels are available every month in bookstores, grocery stores, drug stores and other locations — just look for the Harlequin rack! You can also purchase books and ebooks online from www.Harlequin.com (where all our series romance books are available a month before they can be found in stores) and other retailers.

Q: I’m a Presents author/reader — how can I get something posted to the blog?

A: If you’re interested in writing a post for I Heart Presents — or just have a bit of news you think would be of interest to other Presents fans — please send an email to Amy_Wilkins[at]Harlequin[dot]ca. Readers are also welcome to submit posts about Presents (e.g. your favourite books, tropes, etc.) — just email Amy with your idea!

Q: What are those “Browse the Book” things at the bottom of some posts?

A: Those are Browse the Book widgets! They allow you to read the first chapter of the book exactly as you’d see it in print form — just click the “Browse” link. Clicking “Add to your Site” will give you a code to add the widget to your own site or blog, and “Buy this Book” will take you the book detail page on Harlequin.com where you can learn more about the book and purchase a copy.

More Browse the Book widgets are available for all Harlequin Presents books and other Harlequin imprints at www.harlequin.com

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Q: What is RSS?

A: I (Heart) Presents is available via RSS which stands for “Really Simple Syndication” and/or “Rich Site Summary”. RSS feeds enable Internet users to automatically receive instant news and information updates from I (Heart) Presents and other Web sites. The I (Heart) Presents RSS feed is just what it sounds like – a simplified version of posts from this site.

You collect and read RSS feeds by using what’s called a “feed reader” or “feed aggregator”, which is updated automatically when new posts and content is published there. The reason people use these services (and they are generally free) is because it allows them to enjoy stories from many of their favorite blogs and websites all in one place rather than having to review each one individually. So once you subscribe, posts will come to you until you decide to unsubscribe, which is also very easy.

Q: What does subscribing mean?

A: When you subscribe to the RSS feed for I (Heart) Presents, every time we publish a new post, it will automatically appear in your reader. You don’t need to provide any personal information, it’s free and very easy to use.

Q: How do I subscribe to I (Heart) Presents?

A: On the right hand column of this site, you’ll see an icon for RSS – when you click on it, a menu will drop down that will allow you to choose a feed reader. All you need to do is click on your preference and the site will prompt you through a simple sign up process. Once you have registered with a feed reader, whenever you visit a site you really like, you simply click on the RSS button or the custom button for your specific fee reader, and you will be automatically subscribed to that site’s feed. It’s a lot easier to manage than bookmarking your favorite pages, and you’ll never miss an important post again!

Looking for a more visual explanation? The folks at the Common Craft show have a video tutorial that really helps simplify this!

Q: How do I add smiley-face icons in my comments/posts on I Heart Presents?

A: Most usual smilies likeĀ  : ) and ; ) (without the spaces in between) will convert to emoticons automatically. For a list of other smilies you can use (like :twisted: — hehe, Amy couldn’t resist!), click here for the WordPress Smiley page.

17 Responses to FAQs

  1. merrymay says:

    I am such a big fan of Michelle Reid. When is her next book due in the Harlequin Presents Line?
    And I notice that some of the HP’s are Extras. What is the difference between the regular HP’s and Extra HP’s??

  2. Amy says:

    Hi merrymay,

    Michelle Reid’s next book will be out in July.

    Harlequin Presents Extras are 4 books that go on sale in the middle of the month. 2 are from the Mills & Boon RIVA (previously Modern Heat) line, while the other 2 are from the Modern Romance line (the more “traditional” Presents storylines).
    ~Amy

  3. Kimberly Johnson says:

    To Whom It May Conceren,
    Hi! My name is Kimberly and I am registered but I noticed the page is different. How do I log on because it doesn’t say log in it just says to register. So what do I need to do?

    Sincerely,
    Kimberly Johnson

  4. I am an American and my proposed series will be based in Miami, but the characters are mainly European.
    Since the editing will be in London, should I submit in American English or British English?

    Sir John

  5. Amy says:

    @Johnny I don’t think it matters as long as everything is consistent (and spelled correctly one way or the other :) )

    @Kimberly — When you’re on the Registration page, there is a small “Log In” link below the WordPress Registration form. Or, you can use this link: http://www.iheartpresents.com/wp-login.php

  6. M Bhatti says:

    I am wondering when the follow-up book to Presents Extra #149 Breaking The Sheikh’s Rules, Kings of the Desert miniseries is scheduled to be released? I am interested in the reading Jamilah and Salman’s story.

  7. Mary G. says:

    I’m looking for a book for a friend of mine. I bought her an ereader that she takes with her when she goes into get her chemo. She’s always talking about 2 books. I have to believe that they are Harlequin (she LOVES and reads ANYTHING and EVERYTHING that is Harlequin) I hope someone can help me find them for her. These books have to be from the early 90’s.
    One has to do with this girl helping her friend out. The Uncle/cousin believes that she is to young/immature to recieve her inheritance/ or marry. She asks her friend to help her out by acting wild and immature. when she see’s the Uncle/cousin for the first time he is skinny dipping in a lake.
    The other is about a prince who gets misplaced by his bodyguards. He ends up in a camp for children who have disabilities. He falls in love with the woman who runs it. He tells her the truth when his people find him and he has to go back to his country. She goes and visits him and finds out that his dad, the King, wants him to get married and he was sent to sow his wild oats.
    I know, and I apologize ahead of time, I didnt give that much information. But any and all help will be greatly appreciated. I know that this will make her day. I would ask her but her long term memory is not that great, a side effect of all her meds. Again THANK YOU for your help.

  8. MIchele Rioli says:

    What is the e-mail address for the contact person on reviews for Harlequin Presents Extra? I am a reviewer with romancejunkies.com and recently reviewed Kate Walker’s book, THE RETURN OF THE STRANGER. Additionally, I reviewed FEARLESS MAVERICK in the BAD BLOOD series by Robyn Grady. Thank you!

  9. i won 2 free books and 2 mystery gift but unable to get it.where can i found it on your website and describe the steps for me.pls long time fans ………………

  10. Amy says:

    Hi Fatuase — That sounds like an offer from our reader service. Please call their toll free number 1 – 888 – 432 – 4879 or visit http://www.readerservice.com/index.html. ~Amy

  11. Sharon says:

    In the “Santina Crown” series for Harlequin Presents, is there a prequel story about Crown Prince Alex and Allegra Jackson?

  12. Janice says:

    Is there a reason why the book “A World She Doesn’t Belong to” by Natasha Tate is not in ebook format. Will it be released in ebook format anytime soon?

  13. Hi Janice — Unfortunately ‘A World She Doesn’t Belong To’ will not be available in ebook format due to contractual issues.

  14. sakeenagal says:

    Sharon – I think the last book is the story of Allegra and Alex.

    on I can’t wait!

  15. loretta says:

    When is Book 2 of The Legendary Finn Brothers by Emma Darcy coming out

  16. Hi Loretta,
    Book 2 of The Legendary Finn Brothers is called “His Most Exquisite Conquest” and will be out in both the UK and North America in July 2013.
    ~Amy from Harequin

  17. Sharon Burman Bidwell says:

    You had an artist many years ago named Harold Burman. Would you happen to know what happened to him, or if he is still under contract to you. Thank you so much. He is my fathers half brother and they lost contact. Sharon Burman Bidwell

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