Late, But Happy To Be Invited

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Jess and Trisha discuss an unprofessional move by a writer in New Zealand, authors who aren’t getting paid by a romance publisher, and the romance authors, series, and subgenres they came to a bit late.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot’s mysteries giveaway, Shadow Mountain Publishing, and the Recommended podcast.

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Here is what a professional article about romance author Nalini Singh looks like.

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Tweets about the Dreamspinner Press non-payment debacle from Anna Zabo (not a Dreamspinner author), Avon Gale, and TJ Klune.

We’re discussing The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanics for the Great Big Romance Read in our next episode! Send us your thoughts before Sept 19!


I Think I Might Love You by Christina C. Jones

Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh

Wolfsong and How to Be a Movie Star by TJ Klune

The Preacher’s Promise and A Champion’s Heart by Piper Huguley

The Princess Trap, A Girl Like Her, and Damaged Goods by Talia Hibbert

It Takes Two to Tumble by Cat Sebastian

Stripped by Zoey Castile

Fix Her Up by Tessa Bailey

Let us know your thoughts and questions about The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanics and what series, authors, and genres you came to late. As always, you can find Jess and Trisha at the WIR email address ( or you can still catch us at trisha@riotnewmedia.comand You can also find us on Twitter (@jessisreading and @trishahaleybrwn), or Instagram (@jess_is_reading and @trishahaleybrown).