Jess and Trisha discuss the Ripped Bodice’s annual report on the state of racial diversity in romance, talk through some of the romance sales issues brought to light by a high-profile plagiarism event, and recommend books that sit all along the emotional spectrum.
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Nora Roberts has some feelings, and she is making them known in 2019.
Here’s the Venn diagram we mentioned that Bree posted (and you should read the whole thread).
Kilby Blades reflected on the ghostwriter issue on her blog.
Perv by Dakota Gray
Long Shot by Kennedy Ryan
Hired by Zoey Castile
Ripped Pages by M. Hollis
American Dreamer by Adriana Herrera
The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang
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