Sarah and Jane talk with Kati D about the books that brought her to review for DearAuthor, and what books she finds totally crackalicious. We talk about her disappointments with series that she has loved, the frequency of the word "Babe" in some works, and what she's looking forward to.
This week, Sarah interviews Elyse, who reviews romantic suspense, historicals and other fun things at Smart Bitches. She also likes to outline what parts of romance novel sex scenes really tick her off. Sarah & Elyse talk about the ways in which romantic suspense has changed over the years, the
Our conversation from last week with Jessica Clare et al continues. We touch on trends, predictions, and many different books. We talk about dark, angsty, gritty romance, villain heroes, and lizard heroes, and the benefits of bingo book pimping.
This is a delightfully NSFW edition of the podcast. We sit down with Jill Myles, Jessica Clare, and Jessica Sims. Fortunately that's all one person. We talk about crazy sauce books, her publishing career, and the books she's written in several different genres.
Katie Dunneback/@YoungLibrarian called in with a question about ugly cry books, whether there's ugly cry at the beginning, or at the end. We do our best to answer. We also talk about DNF books, and when or why we might assign a DNF grade. Then, Sarah shares some email from
It's time for recommendations! First, an email from Maeve, who is looking for recommendations for books similar to The Last Hour of Gann, and another email from Bobbie, looking for romantic suspense. Bloodthirsty Jane is here to help! We also chat about what we're currently reading, and I share some
Recently, during Digital Book World, Jane and I were in the same place- in the same room, event. A rare event! So we recorded a podcast together about recent author reactions and responses to reviews.
Jane and I discuss an email from a reader looking for historical recommendations. Plus, we find out what happens when an author emails us a pitch: Sarah does something terrible (unintentionally!) to Jane. This bit, which starts about about 9 minutes, is a bit of a spoiler, but the