E27: Ep #27: Easing People In
Jess and Trisha talk about the first ever romance in Reese Witherspoon’s book club, a new title by E L James, romances that are rare – or sometimes just older – and we announce our new WIR Book Club pick!
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Jasmine Guillory’sThe Proposalis theHello Sunshine book club pickfor February!
Speaking of erotic romance, here’sa great Book Riot quizif you wanna know what steamy romance you should be reading next.
Here’s the Courtney Milanthread we mentionedabout the VERY BAD take on erotic romance that was published (and very quickly removed) on Frolic.
The Ripped Bodice isgoing old school, y’all.
The responses tothis tweet from Rebekah Weatherspoonwill keep your TBR stocked for years. YEARS.
BothIndigoandMorning Gloryare, in fact,on this NPR list.
We’re very bummed for the folks impacted bythe shuttering of Loveswept (though we’re using the WIR book club to make lemonade out of lemons!)
Jess mentioned that one of our listeners sent us the theALA’s Reading List award for romance. The romance books on that list are books we loved from last year about AND they’re all authors of color.
The Proposalby Jasmine Guillory
Fifty Shades of Greyby E L James
The Misterby E L James
A Gentleman in the Streetby Alisha Rai
Bedroom Gamesby Alisha Rai
Glutton for Pleasureby Alisha Rai
Morning Gloryby LaVyrle Spencer
Indigoby Beverly Jenkins
Thirstyby Mia Hopkins
Let us know if you’re readingThe Proposal, whether you’re going to readThe Mister, what your favorite older romance is, and how excited you are to readThirsty. Find us on email (firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com), Twitter (@jessisreading and @trishahaleybrwn), or Instagram (@jess_is_reading and @trishahaleybrown).
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