Jess and Trisha discuss the implications of how race and class are represented in historical romance, have some VERY strong feelings about the denigration of the romance genre by those who profit from it, and delight in some romance that’s either new or soon to be coming your way.
Also! Book Riot is giving away 15 of the best mysteries and thrillers of the year so far! Go to bookriot.com/mysterygiveaway to enter.
Elizabeth Kingston’s “Romanticizing White Supremacy” presentation
Here’s that exclamation point-littered Nicholas Sparks announcement…
The women’s fiction v. trashy romance event – plus some commentary – is on this Twitter thread.
Jess mentioned her postabout her mom’s vacation reading.
And Trisha mentioned a postshe did on “women’s fiction.”
Unmasked by the Marquess by Cat Sebastian
Grumpy Fake Boyfriend by Jackie Lau
Before Daylight by Andie J. Christopher
Loving the Secret Billionaire by Adriana Anders
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