Jessica Tripler

Jessica Tripler is an academic who lives in Maine. Follow her on Twitter @jessicatripler.

On Outlander, Romance, and Diana Gabaldon

Why Diana Gabaldon should embrace the romantic elements of Outlander.

It’s Not You, It’s Me: Nine Things I’m So Over in Romance Novels

A romance novel reader lists 9 things that drive her crazy about her favorite genre.

Why I Didn’t Love ME BEFORE YOU

A reader's critical reaction to the portrayal of disability in Me Before You.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Coming to HBO

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is coming to HBO, starring Oprah.

Book Recs for #My5WordRomanceNovel Tweets

Book recommendations based on the #My5WordRomanceNovel hashtag.

5 (Short) Philosophical Books for These Challenging Political Times

Romance on Audio: Ten Terrific Narrators

10 Painless Ways to Stick to Your Book Buying Ban

Some Like It Hot: The Literary Function of Sex Scenes in Romance

Let’s Hear it for the Earls