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2011-02-11 11:13:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From swashbuckling, sensitive pirates to sexy, self-sacrificing vampires, romance novels and many other forms of popular culture emphasize the power of love to make all things turn out right, in the end. Romance fiction sales are expected to top $1.35 billion when the final figures are tallied for 2010, with nearly 75 million Americans reading at least one romance novel a year, according to Romance Writers of America. "Given...

2011-02-08 15:06:00

In the news release, Love and Science Familiar Bedfellows on Valentine's Day, issued 08-Feb-2011 by Pure Romance over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the second paragraph, first sentence, should read "over a $100 million company" rather than "a $180 million company" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Love and Science Familiar Bedfellows on Valentine's Day CINCINNATI, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Love and science have always...

2011-02-08 12:05:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Love and science have always had a special relationship, spanning from concocting ancient potions and continuing right through online compatibility computer matching services. Today couples seem more willing than ever to explore exactly where their romantic chemistry comes from, including an ever expanding line of products developed to extend intimacy long after honeymoon photos have been filed away. In 2011 "couple chemistry" is still big business,...

2011-02-08 00:12:03

Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil, PhD warns couples that Valentine's Day can be a setup for misery. Dr. Bonnie says that Valentine's Day can be a litumus test for marital health. Wives who anticipate a loving gesture can be sorely disappointed when their husbands ignore or forget the romantic holiday. Forgetting Valentine's Day is not an accident. Dr. Bonnie offers tips for couples to avoid a catastrophic Valentine's day. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 6, 2011 Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil, PhD, author of...

2011-02-07 07:05:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Yikes - Valentine's Day already? Are you a last-minute romantic always scrambling for the right gift? This year how about something that doesn't wilt, go flat, add to the waistline or gather dust on the shelf? How about a real romantic experience? Michael and Barbara Jonas, co-authors of The Book of Love, Laughter & Romance (7th printing), and creators of the Time for Two collection, have the perfect solution - they've developed two...

2011-02-01 21:51:50

Mate guarding is classified as excessive or unwarranted jealous or protective behavior towards a spouse or mate. This is common among many different species and can be useful to defend territory, guarantee paternity, or prevent disease. The authors of a new study published in Personal Relationships have discovered that this behavior is more common in societies which practice arranged marriages or in cultures that place a high value on parental influence in the choice of mate for their...

2011-01-26 07:35:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 57% of people talk more online than they do in person, according to a recent survey conducted by Socialhype.com and Onlineschools.org. Michael and Barbara Jonas, co-authors of The Book of Love, Laughter & Romance (7th printing) and creators of the Time for Two collection, see the dramatic increase in social networking as a strong indicator that people want to feel more connected. "Yet, in our hectic and overscheduled lives, technology...

2011-01-26 07:05:00

LITTLETON, Colo., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Here's sobering news for people looking for romance on Valentine's Day. According to the American Institute of Stress, over 75% of people suffer from stress-related symptoms and illnesses along with experiencing a direct negative effect on their interpersonal relationships. "Being that fatigue, insomnia and headaches are all symptoms of stress, how can romance even think about gaining a foothold in your life?" says stress relief expert...

2011-01-12 07:44:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Michael and Barbara Jonas, co-authors of The Book of Love, Laughter & Romance (7th printing), and named as "One of America's Most Romantic Couples" by People magazine, the dramatic increase in mobile technology and social networking shows people want to feel more connected. "Yet, in our hectic and overscheduled lives, technology and social networking platforms, like Facebook, are actually keeping couples from connecting on a...

2010-11-26 06:00:00

TORONTO, Ontario and SEATTLE, Nov. 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Harlequin Enterprises Limited, one of the world's leading publishers of women's fiction, and Big Fish Games, the world's leading online destination for casual games and interactive entertainment, today launched the Blackpool series of Mystery Case Files® novels by announcing The Mystery of Blackpool $10,000 Sweepstakes. The Blackpool series of novels are based on the extremely popular Mystery Case Files...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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