What Is the Right Amount of Embroidery?

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Jess and Trisha share some thoughts about book displays; discuss plot, characters, science, and embroidery for the Great Big Romance Read; and talk about buzzworthy books still to come in 2019.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot’s mysteries giveaway, Libro FM, and Frankly In Love by David Yoon from Penguin Random House Audio.

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ICYMI, here’s the Barnes & Noble info about their increase in romance sales

If you’re looking for a romance cause to support,  check out the Sandra Hyde Romance Writers Trust.

We got to talk about The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanics by Oliva Waite for the Great Big Romance Read!


Primary Suspect by Laura Scott

The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanics by Oliva Waite

A Little Light Mischief by Cat Sebastian

The Write Escape by Charish Reid (out September 30)

The Widow of Rose House by Diana Biller (out October 8)

Lush Money by Angelina M. Lopez (out October 14)

Blitzed by Alexa Martin (out December 3)

Beard Necessities by Penny Reid (out November 4)

American Love Story by Adriana Herrera (out October 7)

My Fake Rake by Eva Leigh (out November 26)

Not the Girl You Marry by Andie J. Christopher (out November 12)

Tell us how your bookstores display romance, what you thought of The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanics, and what you can’t wait to read for the rest of 2019. As always, you can find Jess and Trisha at the WIR email address (wheninromance@bookriot.com) or you can still catch us at trisha@riotnewmedia.comand jessica@riotnewmedia.com. You can also find us on Twitter (@jessisreading and @trishahaleybrwn), or Instagram (@jess_is_reading and @trishahaleybrown).