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7 New Books To Be Aware Of Before Romance Awareness Month Ends

August is Romance Awareness Month and these seven new books remind us romance will always stand the test of time IRL and in literature.

People Who Aren’t Evil Deserve An HEA

Jess and Trisha discuss RITA judging past and future, Jess’s non-definitive list of who deserves an HEA, and depressing reminders that Twitter trolls are toxic and dangerous.

The Difference Between “You” and “We”

Jess and Trisha discuss some excellent and important RWA speeches by Suzanne Brockmann and Sonali Dev; note the anti-climactic end of a certain trademark battle; and talk more about the romance (books) still to come in 2018.

An Appreciation for Doomed Love Stories

A reader on developing an appreciation for doomed love stories, when you're more interested in unrequited than happily-ever-after.

The Evolving Story of Romance Conventions

Romance readers are notorious consumers of books, and for many the interest translates into attendance at romance conventions of all shapes, sizes, and locations.

Our Diamond Shoes Are So Tight: A Romance Mid-Year Check In

Jess and Trisha discuss the biggest romance news, books, and authors in 2018 so far. Plus, Jess has the top score on the first ever “When In Romance Mid-Year Quiz.”

6 Spicy Food Truck Romances

Heat up your summer with these food truck romances!

Ooh Baby Baby: 9 Must-Read Pregnancy Romance Books

In reality, an unplanned pregnancy can be terrifying, but put that scenario in a book and I will devour it like candy. I adore good pregnancy romance books.

The Farmer Might Be the Nudist

Jess and Trisha discuss the challenges in finding romance by AOC with queer characters, plan to get better acquainted with the Emma Award winners, and have some recommendations for anyone looking for romance with couples past the age of 40.

Reading Pathways: Tiffany Reisz

The mistress of all things sexy, vaguely terrifying, and heart-wrenching, I’m pretty sure Tiffany Reisz owes me damages for all ...

12 Upcoming Romance Novels You Don’t Want to Miss

Wait, what? You’re telling me we’re already almost half way over with 2018? How did that happen? I think I ...

Book Fetish: Volume 311

Bookish goodies for your literary life.

Can I Say That On This Podcast?

Jess and Trisha are joined by special guest co-host Sarah MacLean, and the three of them discuss what might be “taboo” in romance; what should definitely be off-limit in romance (spoiler alert: it is still Nazis and it will always be Nazis); and recommend some great romances with LGBTQA+ characters for Pride Month.

10 Romance Covers With Zero Abs

There are lots of great romance covers out there with nary a six-pack to be seen. Here are nine great books - and one cautionary tale - with ab-free covers.

5 Soccer Romance Novel Recommendations for World Cup

Looking for romance books to read for the World Cup? These 5 soccer romance recommendations have everything you need to enjoy your World Cup season.