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Jess and Trisha celebrate their first pod-iversary, have some words for people who aren’t inclusive readers, discuss the characteristics of a good romance novella, and recommend some of their favorites.

This episode is sponsored by The Read Harder Journal by Book Riot and by the Avon Kisscon Weekend Affair.

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A thread on the kind of disruption romance is actually in need of right now.

And if you need good options for books coming out in early 2019, just read the list Book Riot’s Silvana Reyes Lopez put together.


Untouchable by Talia Hibbert

Only for a Night by Naima Simone

Once Ghosted Twice Shy by Alyssa Cole

Her Every Wish by Courtney Milan

Craving Flight by Tamsyn Parker

Welcome to Seaport by Katrina Jackson

Ghost by Robin Convington

Rogue Desire by many authors (including Grassroots/ Loving the Secret Billionaire by Adriana Anders)

Rogue Nights by many authors

The Seal’s Rebel Librarian by Anne Calhoun

Tell us what your favorite historical romance by an AOC is, what novellas you like, and whether you’re going to KissCon (Trisha needs to know). Find us on email ( and, Twitter (@jessisreading and @trishahaleybrwn), or Instagram (@jess_is_reading and @trishahaleybrown).