E38: We Need To Go The Bunker Now
Jess and Trisha are joined by the wonderful Sarah Wendell ofSmart Bitches, Trashy Booksfor a mid-year check in, and they discuss all things romance in 2019 so far – big news, breakout authors, and books we’ve loved and want everyone to read.
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Allow Courtney Milan to remind youabout the #CopyPasteCris situation.(You can also revisit some of our episodes from the spring.)
Listen toSarah’s interview with Kristy (CaffeinatedFae) and Claire Ryan, and visit the website for Claire’s software in progressthat will help detect plagiarism.
The Bridgerton Series madesome great casting announcements.
Here’s that Book Riot “Best of 2019 So Far” list we mentioned.
And here’sthe episode ofSmart Podcast, Trashy Booksfeaturing Jess and Trisha.
Everything I Know About Love I Learned from Romance Novelsby Sarah Wendell
Lighting the Flamesby Sarah Wendell
These are the authors who are breaking out in 2019 (or who are about to!) along with where you can start with their books:
Linda Holmes –Evvie Drake Starts Over
Alisha Rai – The upcoming book isThe Right Swipe
Anna Zabo – The Twisted Wishes series starts withSyncopation
We also talked about these books that we’ve loved so far this year:
The Key to Happily Ever Afterby Tif Marcelo
Kiss and Cryby Mina V. Esguerra
The Flatshareby Beth O’Leary
The Bookish Life of Nina Hillby Abbi Waxman
Can’t Escape Loveby Alyssa Cole
The Ultimate Pi Day Partyby Jackie Lau
A Prince on Paperby Alyssa Cole
Pride, Prejudice and Other Flavorsby Sonali Dev
Ayesha At Lastby Uzma Jalaluddin
Let us know what romance authors you think are having a big 2019 and what you’ve been reading and loving this year! Find Sarah online atsmartbitchestrashybooks.comor (for the podcast)smartbitchestrashybooks.com/podcast; on Instagram and Twitter @smartbitches; OR you can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org! As always, you can find Jess and Trisha at the shiny new WIR email address (email@example.com) or you can still catch us firstname.lastname@example.org@riotnewmedia.com. You can also find us on Twitter (@jessisreading and @trishahaleybrwn), or Instagram (@jess_is_reading and @trishahaleybrown).
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