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In two weeks, we’re reading one of Sarah’s picks, Lorraine Heath’s Waking Up With the Duke
, which was a tough choice because Lorraine is amazing and Sarah wants you to read all of her books. Read Waking Up With the Duke at Amazon
, Barnes & Noble
, Apple Books
, or Kobo
Jen's disappointed with the iHeartRadio Podscast awards
. It's an honor just to be nominated, and that didn't even happen! For your consideration: Best Pop Culture Podcast and Best Fiction Podcast! Come on! Literary Disco
wasn't even nominated!
Everyone loved The Pegging episode
! Jen found this really interesting article
too late for those show notes, but why not drop them here? We don't really think that we jumped the shark
. Oh, and any chance to drop the "smashing from the back" rap.
The 20 minutes Eric cut were about RWA. So just read Jen's article for Kirkus instead
. Just kidding. We don't really need D & O insurance
. Do we? Either way, Eric should stop harshing our dream mellow.Scotty
Our Kristen Callihan origin stories: Sarah recommends Evernight in the Darkest London series, but Jen can't help but think of Tony Stark
. Jen wrote about Kristen's book The Hook Up in the Who Did it Better in the Library
Slumpbusters from this week: The Player
and Sweet Ruin
for Sarah, and two Sophie Jordan books, While the Duke was Sleeping
and The Scandal of it All
, for Jen. And the shipbuilder book by Holley Trent is called Lowdown Dirty
If you're trying to find the sex scenes in books, Jenny Nordbak
from the Wicked Wallflowers Podcast has the sure-fire keyword search word: thrust
The kind of super fancy first class
where the seats turn into beds looks pretty great. Recently, we saw this happen in the movie Crazy Rich Asians
Unbuttoning a glove is a huge romantic moment in Lord of Scoundrels
and The Age of Innocence.
In case you have to travel with a rock band on a bus
, the internet provides useful tips
, of course! Jen loves this famous tour bus scene from the movie Almost Famous
. Also, read Daisy Jones and the Six
, which uses interview format to tell the story of the rise and fall of a 70s rock band.
Our Rock Star Romance interstitial was our very first interstitial. It's 20 minutes long, and you can listen to it here
Revision is everything, but it is also very hard
Interested in more slow burn
romances? Goodreads has you covered
is the one who told Sarah romance is like a football game.
If you're worried you have an STI like Chlamydia
, please see a doctor. Also, if you have kids, make sure they get the HPV vaccination
Being a professional friend
is a real job.
More about the A
in the LGBTQIA+ spectrum.
If you're ever in Chicago, you should go to the dining room of the Chicago Athletic Association
, check out the trophies
, and play some bocce ball.
Looking to hang out with us in April? We'll be at KissCon
and Spring Fling
Buy buttons and stickers from Kelly
and t-shirts from Jordan
Next up, Waking Up With the Duke
by Lorraine Heath, a book that blooded Sarah.