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2010-04-15 06:00:00

TORONTO, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The recipients of Harlequin Enterprises' annual Harlequin More Than Words award know about volunteerism; it is the backbone of their organizations. To celebrate National Volunteer Week in North America, they have drawn on their experience to provide these expert tips for incorporating meaningful volunteer work into a busy schedule. Get started. Search for a satisfying volunteer position online at websites like www.charitynavigator.org and...

2010-04-12 08:00:00

TORONTO, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Harlequin Enterprises Limited, the global leader in series romance and one of the world's leading publishers of women's fiction, announced today that the company has expanded its international operations by signing a deal to acquire full ownership of its German publishing business, Cora Verlag, from Axel Springer Verlag, Harlequin's joint venture partner in the country since 1976. The transaction is subject to German regulatory approval. (Logo:...

2010-03-12 06:00:00

TORONTO and TOKYO, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Harlequin Enterprises Limited (www.eHarlequin.com), a global leader in series romance and one of the world's leading publishers of women's fiction, announced today that select Harlequin books are now available on the Nintendo DS(TM) in Japan. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100312/NY69178 ) DS Harlequin Selection: Love Stories for Grown-Ups (literal translation of the Japanese title) consists of 33 titles by acclaimed Harlequin...

2010-02-18 12:11:00

ISTANBUL, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Harlequin Enterprises Limited, the global leader in series romance and one of the world's leading publishers of women's fiction, announced today that the company will expand its international operations by opening an office in Turkey. HARLEQUIN TURKIYE will officially open its offices in Istanbul's Kadikoy district in February, 2010. Harlequin launched its new operation at a reception for local media at the Ciragan Palace Hotel on February 2, 2010....

2010-02-12 05:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- NBA power couple and the most talked about couple in professional sports history, Doug and Jackie Christie, as seen on Tyra Banks, Access Hollywood, and in People Magazine, are back with their new, much anticipated book, Luv-Pons! A fun, variety, love, and romance guide for couples, the book offers real solutions for couples in today's fast-paced lifestyle in the twenty-first century. Using the innovative and fun ideas in this book you will learn...

2010-02-08 07:17:00

INDEPENDENCE, Va., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- On Valentine's Day, Oracle Institute Press will be releasing The Love, a collection of more than 70 exquisite essays, articles, and poems exploring the many facets of love. "We often turn to greeting cards, flowers, and heart-shaped boxes filled with chocolates in attempts to improve our relationships and stoke the flames of love. However, there is a lot more to a strong and healthy relationship than mere vegetation and sweets," says Laura George,...

2010-02-03 10:44:00

DALLAS, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- SURVEY RESULTS: A national survey of members released today by Chemistry.com, one of the fastest growing relationship sites, turns Valentine's Day stereotypes upside down. The survey revealed women are no longer the romantic drivers of the holiday; instead more men seek to hear declarations of love and receive sentimental gifts. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080613/LAF006LOGO) Other Valentine's Day myths debunked are: Myth: Women...

2010-01-28 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- How far would you go to be "in the know"? According to the Harlequin Romance Report 2010: Tempted(1), a whopping 48% of Americans surveyed reveal that they have peeked at a colleague's pay stub, admitting that they have given in to temptation and crossed the line to satisfy their curiosity. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/harlequin/42162/ (Photo:...

2009-11-20 13:28:00

TORONTO, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Harlequin Enterprises Limited (www.eHarlequin.com), a global leader in series romance and one of the world's leading publishers of women's fiction, and SOFTBANK Creative Corporation (www.softbankcr.co.jp), one of Japan's leading publishers/producers of digital content, announced today the digital distribution of Harlequin comics for Kindle, the eBook reader distributed by Amazon.com. Harlequin manga are comic adaptations of Harlequin's romance novels and...

2009-11-17 07:00:00

TORONTO, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Harlequin Enterprises Limited -- the global leader in series romance and one of the world's leading publishers for women -- announced Tuesday the launch of Harlequin Horizons; a self-publishing partnership with Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI) -- the world's leading self-publisher. Harlequin, Book Business magazine's 2009 Publishing Innovator of the Year, regards the self-publishing venture as an accessible opportunity for emerging authors to bring...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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