Full Steam Ahead Watch out for these heartstring-tugging page-turners by popular authors coming soon.
❤ A Girl's Guide to Moving On(Ballantine, Feb. 23) by Debbie Macomber. A mother and her daughter-in-law both leave troubled marriages and lean on each other while starting over.$26, bookstores and amazon.com. Visit Parade.com/girls for an exclusive excerpt.
❤ The Obsession(Berkley, April 12) by Nora Roberts. A daughter, obsessed by her father's sins, can't escape her past.$28, bookstores and amazon.com
The Perfect Date: There's an App for That
These apps will help you plan some enchanted evening — and they're all free from the Apple App Store.
This in-phone concierge can order movie tickets, shop for gifts and recommend the perfect restaurant — all via text message.
No time to pick up flowers? Select, order and arrange delivery for a bouquet.
Not sure which wine to pair with your partner? Take a label photo for instant info on your varietal, or browse and order the perfect bottle.
Romance by the Numbers
Number of Americans who read at least one romance novel last year — Romance Writers of America
Copies sold last year of the best-selling romance novel of 2015, Grey, author E.L. James' retelling (from the man's POV) of her fi rst book, 50 Shades of Grey
Tune in to BBC America for a night of songs about love (and love lost) as Adele: Live in London premieres tonight at 10 p.m. ET. Hosted by British personality Graham Norton, the concert includes tunes from the singer's record-breaking latest album, 25, as well as hits from her previous outings.
Take a Brief Run
Cupid's Undie Run invites runners to race in their underwear to raise money for the Children's Tumor Foundation, which is dedicated to ending neurofibromatosis (NF). Visit cupidsundierun.com to sign up for a run in your area.
Got an Apple Watch? Go to Parade.com/beats for directions on how to send your heartbeat to another user.