The Ripped Bodice bookstore announced a new award: The Ripped Bodice Awards for Excellence in Romantic Fiction. Check out the panel of judges!
A Rioter not only got to visit the romance bookstore of her dreams, L.A.'s The Ripped Bodice, but also got a slew of recommendations from a co-owner!
They can't stand each other now, but just you wait. We're head over heels for these swoon-worthy enemies to lovers contemporary romances.
Jess and Trisha do a bit of follow-up, try to design the perfect starter catalogue for book stores new to romance, talk about some upcoming titles they’re excited about, and recommend some light and delightful reads.
Jess and Trisha discuss the problem with calling non-explicit romance “clean,” explore why Trisha rereads and Jess doesn’t, and talk about what they’ve been reading this week.
Spring is finally upon us which means flowers, rain showers, and bright yellow books. These yellow romance novels are sure to brighten up your spring!
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.
Ready to start reading the swoon-worthy historical romances of Lisa Kleypas? Tasha offers three suggestions that are sure to wind up on your keepers shelf.
Jess and Trisha try to sort out a romance plagiarism garbage fire, discuss all of things they appreciate about Thirsty for the WIR book club, and give you some romance recs so that you can Read Harder.
Reading Harder in 2019? Dive into a far more fun version of history class with any one of these historical romances by an author of color.
Let’s be honest: the circumstances and situation of your relationship affect how you perceive love. And near St. Valentine’s Day, ...
Jess and Trisha talk about the first ever romance in Reese Witherspoon’s book club, a new title by E L James, and rare romance. Plus, we announce our new WIR book club pick!
When you read romance, you end up with a slew of words that are forever ruined in your brain. Because they now are inherently sexy.
How did you do with your 2018 reading goal? Here's one reader on finally surpassing hers, and how she managed it this year.
Jess and Trisha offer romance recommendations for under the radar picks from 2018, books for the romance film-lover in your life, non-book gifts from romancelandia, and more.