#romance

Reading Pathways: Where to Start With Tessa Dare Books

Wondering where to get started with Tessa Dare books? This Reading Pathways list of three will tell you which books of hers to read first.

Monstrous Affections: Exploring Romance and Monsters

Taking a look at a few great reads that explore the concept of monsters who love, and the complicated narratives of romance and monsters.

If Indie Bookstores Want to Be Inclusive, They Need to Highlight Romance

One reader traveling the USA this year sees a common trait among too many indie bookstores: no romance books.

10 Of The Best Vampire Romance Manga Series You Gotta Read

Love vampires? Love romance? Then these mangas are must-reads.

15 Shifter Romance Books to Read Under the Full Moon

Maybe you prefer a little purring or growling with your romance. Look no further, my lovely readers, because this is a list of shifter romance books.

The Ripped Bodice Bookstore Announces New Award for Romance Fiction

The Ripped Bodice bookstore announced a new award: The Ripped Bodice Awards for Excellence in Romantic Fiction. Check out the panel of judges!

10 Romantic Books I Got From The Ripped Bodice Bookstore

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!

6 Enemies to Lovers Contemporary Romances to Read in 2019

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.

Sometimes Dukes Travel

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.

If You Don’t Read It, Ask a Friend

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.