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Trisha Brown

Trisha Brown grew up in Washington State and moved to Washington, DC, to work on programs that support vulnerable families. She decided to take a break in 2019, so now she’s traveling around the United States learning about different places and communities. She plans to return to her life in DC eventually, but for now she can be found chatting with people in bars and parks, catching up on sleep, and trying to keep herself from buying more books than her car and budget can handle. Find her on Instagram (@trishahaleybrown) or Twitter (@trishahaleybrwn).

Forget Escapism: I Read Romance for the Badass Heroines

The genre's light-reading reputation can undermine the importance of the multi-dimensional characters romance writers are adding to the fictional landscape.

NYT’s Romance Coverage Indicates a Bigger Problem

The New York Times' dismissive treatment of romance readers and writers feeds into some of the most pervasive stereotypes of the newspaper.

On Not Getting Past the Dedication of WHAT HAPPENED

A reader and public servant on why she's not ready to read Hillary Clinton's WHAT HAPPENED

Inbox/Outbox: September 1, 2017

What books did you acquire (inbox) and finish (outbox) this week?

Romance Author Susan Mallery on Tulips, Settings, and “Women’s Fiction”

We chatted with Susan Mallery about her new book Secrets of the Tulip Sisters, set in rural Washington.

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett To Publish Book About Race, Sexism, and the NFL

Michael Bennett's book Things That Make White People Uncomfortable will focus on "racism, sexism, intersectionality, and athletes no longer being silenced."

Beyond the Headlines: Books on Health Care, North Korea, and Populism

Need more information than you can get from the news? Three books that will give you background on some of the most pressing issues of the day.

Starting Social Media’s Biggest Romance Book Club: Ana Coqui on #RomBkLove

#RomBkLove: A look at media's biggest romance book club

WONDER WOMAN Is Part of a 2017 Book Adaptation Trend

Patty Jenkins did an amazing job taking Wonder Woman's story to theaters. The cool untold story of 2017 is that she's not alone in that success.

What You Missed at the 2017 Romantic Times Convention

Sex-positive religious romance, whether to publish your own books, and a unique kind of turndown service: RT 2017 in Atlanta.

So You’re Going to Be In a Wedding: Books To Help You Get a Loved One Hitched

From budgeting to small talk, books that will help you navigate your supporting role in someone else’s nuptial extravaganza.

Books To Read About Women and Work When Your Father Isn’t A Billionaire

From freelancing in your house to working in the White House, ten books by women that offer career advice and job tips.

Buy, Borrow, Bypass: Romances That Pass the Bechdel-Wallace Test

Romances that include named female characters who talk to each other about something other than men.

100 Must-Read Books for Understanding U.S. Social Policy

100 books to help you understand what terms like "mandatory minimum," "Medicaid expansion" and "environmental justice" mean, and how they impact you.

4 Books to Get You Beyond the Basics of the U.S. Presidency

Skip the presidential trivia and go straight to a book that can deepen your knowledge of the U.S. presidency.

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