Not As Much Eye Reading

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Jess and Trisha announce a new book club book and get into why contemporary romance isn’t always the same as a romcom (which is different from a romantic comedy)…and where does “chick lit” fit into all of this?

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Book Club is back!! We’re reading Rules of Engagement by Stacey Abrams writing as Selena Montgomery. Get ready – we’re discussing on June 22 for our June 26 episode.

Books Discussed

Something Wild and Wonderful and Love & Other Disasters by Anita Kelly

Codename Charming by Lucy Parker

Wrong to Need You by Alisha Rai

Trade Me by Courtney Milan

The Dating Playbook by Farrah Rochon

Battle Royal by Lucy Parker

Second Chance at Rancho Lindo by Sabrina Sol

The Tyrant Alpha’s Rejected Mate by Cate C. Wells

Let us know what you’re reading, what you’re thinking (especially about romcoms), and what you’re thinking about what you’re reading! As always, you can find Jess and Trisha at the WIR email address ( You can also find us on Twitter (@jessisreading), or Instagram (@jess_is_reading and @trishahaleybrown), and Jess is even on TikTok (@jess_isreading).