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Jessica Pryde

Jessica Pryde is a member of that (some might call) rare breed that grew up in Washington, DC, but is happily enjoying the warmer weather of the desert Southwest. While she is still working on what she wants to be when she grows up, she’s enjoying dabbling in librarianship and writing all the things. She can be found drowning in her ever-growing TBR and exclaiming about romance in the Book Riot podcast (When in Romance), as well as on social media. Find her exclamations about books and pho on twitter (JessIsReading) and instagram (jess_is_reading).

Sports Romances That Aren’t Steeped in White Supremacy Culture

With this many people of color working as professional athletes, why are so sports romances so white? Let's take a look at inclusive sports romance novels.

Beverly Jenkins is Trailblazing Her Way onto Television

Why Beverly Jenkins's TV adaptation news is such a huge and important deal.

10 Horror Romance Books To Read Before Halloween

A dark creepiness that lurks at the edges of our vision... and people falling in love. These are the best horror romance books to start with.

10 Ghost Romances to Ring in the Halloween Season

We're serving come-hither eyes to the spirits, and rounding up some excellent romance novels about ghosts for the spookiest season.

How To Get Out Of A Comics Slump

How do you get out of a comics slump? One reader offers some tips that have proven helpful for getting back on the comics bandwagon.

The 10 Best Criminals in Comics

Ten of the most entertaining and devious criminals in comics.

Illustrated Covers Aren’t A Conspiracy to Belittle Readers

We're taking another look at illustrated covers in romance with an examination of how this trend benefits both readers and writers of the genre.

3 Romances Featuring Former Pro Athletes

Sometimes you just want a sports romance featuring a guy who doesn't do sports anymore, and that's okay. Here are romances about former pro athletes.

#RITASOLIT: A Breakthrough in Romance

The annual Romance Writers of America RITA awards just happened, and it was just The Blackest Thing.

Love and Action: Activism in Romance

Check out these romances about activism and swoon to stories about people who want to do what’s right, and doing it while falling in love.