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Author Andie J. Christopher joins Trisha to discuss shady book repackaging practices, the RITA mess, how content warnings help readers, and Andie’s erotic romance recs.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot Insiders, In Her Sights by Katie Ruggle, and the audiobook edition of The Girl He Used to Know by Tracey Garvis Graves.

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Here’s Shiloh Walker’s thread on book regurgitation.

There’s too much going on with the RITAs to link to everything, but here’s Jess’s Book Riot post from right after the nominations, here’s a lot of data Bronwen Fleetwood pulled together related to the lack of diversity in RITA awards and nominations (and here’s some more), and here’s the RWA response we mentioned on the show.

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The One Night in South Beach series by Andie J. Christopher (the first book is Stroke of Midnight)

Not the Girl You Marry by Andie J. Christopher

Long Shot by Kennedy Ryan

Damaged Goods by Talia Hibbert

The Blank Canvas series by Adriana Anders (the first book is Under Her Skin)

The Professor and Never Sweeter by Charlotte Stein

Curio by Cara McKenna

Priest by Sierra Simone

Craving Flight by Tamsen Parker

Misadventures of a Curvy Girl by Sierra Simone

Theirs for the Night by Katee Robert

Locked Box, Open Hearts, and Act Your Age by Eve Dangerfield

Driven By Fate by Tessa Bailey

Sin and Ink, Passion and Ink, and Scoring the Player’s Baby by Naima Simone

Haven (which is ACTUALLY the first Beards and Bondage book), So Sweet, and Rafe by Rebekah Weatherspoon

Syncopation by Anna Zabo

Let us know if you have thoughts on content warnings and what your favorite erotic romances are. Find Andie on Twitter (@authorandiej) and Instagram (@authorandiej), and as always, you can find us on email (trisha@riotnewmedia.comand, Twitter (@jessisreading and @trishahaleybrwn), or Instagram (@jess_is_reading and @trishahaleybrown).