Sep 18, 2018
This month we read
We talk about “interpersonal attraction”, fake fan fiction,
imagining the leads of romance novels look like David Bowie,
spice-o-meters, the prime minister of the werewolves, and romance
novels about low income housing. Plus: In the Arms of the Spider
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In this episode
Anna Ferri | Meghan Whyte | Matthew Murray | RJ
Books We Read This Month (or tried to read)
Duke of Pleasure by
- ‘But his eyes were black,
framed by curling lashes, and he hadn't shaved and he looked like a
highwayman with cynically twisted thick lips. He looked like one of
those rogues the molls in St Giles loved to sing romantic ballads
about in the taverns. A man born to hang.
man born to break a woman's heart.’
- ‘Hugh caught the man and had
another thought, which was: Tits?’
- The Maiden Lane series
Sweethearts by Janet Tronstad
- Ship It
by Britta Lundin
Duchess War by Courtney Milan
- ‘He leaned forward and
whispered in conspiratorial fashion. "It's your
Protector of the Realm
by Gun Brooke
- ‘Examining Rae's sex, so
trustingly displayed before her, she identified the engorged
clitoris, grateful for the similarity in human and Gantharian
Silver Silence by Nalini
Let’s Talk About Love
By Claire Kann
- Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie
A Taste of Honey by Kai
Slave to Sensation by
Roller Girl by Vanessa
Other Media We Mention
Links, Articles, and Things
what point did consent become a bigger thing in
do you think werewolves go deep sea diving?
there any super-awkward were-creatures?
- What’s the most adorable
we want to date in Stardew Valley
romance genre would you like us to read next?
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