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Cinnamon Roll Heroes From the Corner of the Pan

Author Andie J. Christopher joins Trisha to discuss shady book repacking practices, the RITA mess, how content warnings help readers, and Andie’s erotic romance recs.

They Keep Bumping Into Each Other

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.

The Ripped Bodice’s 2017 Diversity in Romance Report

The romance industry is publishing fewer titles by diverse authors, despite The Ripped Bodice's bestsellers being mostly by people of color.