E44: Spooky But Not Creepy
Jess and Trisha discuss how sexual content ratings could work in romance, talk about how to learn more about the history of romance and romance trailblazers, and recommend some romance you might want to read this autumn.
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Background and history on the romance genre:
Desert Passions: Orientalism and Romance Novelsby Hsu-Ming Teo
Dangerous Books for Girlsby Maya Rodale
A Natural History of the Romance Novelby Pamela Regis
Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women: Romance Writers on the Appeal of Romanceedited by Jayne Ann Krentz
Beyond Heaving Bosoms: The Smart Bitches Guide to Romance Novelsby Sarah Wendell and Candy Tan
Everything I know About Love I Learned From Romance Novelsby Sarah Wendell
Perfect Rhythmby Jae
Mating the Huntressby Talia Hibbert
Goalie Interferenceby Avon Gale and Piper Vaughn
Suckerpunchby Elyse Springer
Halloween Booby Sarah Spade
The Winston Brothers Series by Penny Reid (the first book isTruth or Beard)
A Match Made for Thanksgivingby Jackie Lau
Tell us your thoughts on how to signal sexual content in romance, ways to learn about and appreciate trailblazers across romance history, and what you’re reading this season. As always, you can find Jess and Trisha at the WIR email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) or you can still catch us email@example.com@riotnewmedia.com. You can also find us on Twitter (@jessisreading and @trishahaleybrwn), or Instagram (@jess_is_reading and @trishahaleybrown).
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