Getting Lit S2EP05: Hot and Badgered

By Shelly Laurenston. This month, Ilana prepared for us some literary questions: Literary critics have said that Hot and Badgers is possibly the finest honey badger shapeshifter novel ever produced....

Books I Read Vol 54

Kill or Be Kilt Author: Victoria Roberts Series: Highland Spies #3 Tags: Highlanders!, childhood sweethearts, older man, strong and silent Format: ebook Rating: meh.   Oh man, I so thought I was...

Books I Read Vol 54

Kill or Be Kilt Author: Victoria Roberts Series: Highland Spies #3 Tags: Highlanders!, childhood sweethearts, older man, strong and silent Format: ebook Rating: meh.   Oh man, I so thought I was going to enjoy this. Growly, terse older man! Younger woman with a long...

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Books I Read Vol 53

The Chase Author: Lynsay Sands Series: Deed #3 Tags: Highlander-Medieval times-ish, woman in brees, ladies man Format: audiobook Rating: yay.   Ladies men are not my flavor of choice, but she was pretty funny. Our heroine is a sword swinging, brees wearing,...

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Books I Read Vol 52

An indomitable ingenue, nursing back to health, AMNESIA, and icky cold vampires taken down by the Power of the Vajayjay.   Because of Miss Bridgerton Author: Julia Quinn Series: Rokesbys #1 Tags: historical romance, Napoleonic wars, stick in the mud, spirited woman,...

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Getting Lit S2EP05: Hot and Badgered

By Shelly Laurenston. This month, Ilana prepared for us some literary questions: Literary critics have said that Hot and Badgers is possibly the finest honey badger shapeshifter novel ever produced. Discuss: Is what ways are the characters of this novel both hot AND...

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Books I Read Vol 51

  Ahhh, so glad to be back from a short hiatus in BIRs. Let's see, what have I been up to?   Lake Silence Author: Anne Bishop Series: The Others #6 Tags: shifters, elementals, humans are the real monsters, MURDER Format: audiobook Rating: yay!   Hooray!   I am NOT...

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Getting Lit S2EP03: First Grave on the Right

By Darynda Jones In this episode, we have not one but TWO special guest stars: Ilana's sisters Suzie and Naomi! Naomi helped us trash the book, and Suzie brought the Shock Jock to Getting Lit by contributing sound effects. We discuss the trials of being a...

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Book I Read Vol 50

  Hard Core Author: Tess Oliver Series: N/A Tags: Contemporary, Tats, Broken Puppy, Ex-Con, Man Bun Format: audiobook Rating: meh.   I'm not quite sure what's so "hard core" about this book. I mean, it could have been called Perfectly Nice Man But Has a Record,...

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Body Blog: Weighting and Waiting

  I'm toying with the idea of making a new post category. I've been soaking myself in body positivity lately, so a lot of my thoughts are going that direction. However, I don't think that Books I Read is the right venue for them. So I'm trying this out....

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Books I Read Vol 49

Dislusterating, whiskey-making, Ne'er-Do-Well brother. Extreme klutziness; flatulent bloodhounds. Apocalypse is coming, so the gods have a party.   DNF: A Devil in Scotland Author: Suzanne Enoch Series: No Ordinary Hero #3 Tags: Scotland, Highlander, childhood...

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Getting Lit S2EP02: The Surrender of Miss Fairbourne

By Madeline Hunter. Highlights: "My husband: long time listener, first time stenciler." "The angstier the hero, the more he's an asshole." "You have to ask yourself: what level of asshole am I comfortable with?" "Walking, talking bags of money...and abs."...

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Books I Read, Vol 48

  Health at Every Size edition!!! February was a very HAES month. Featuring: kickass diverse yoga, another great read on how diets are bullshit, and a fabulous podcast that has been slowly changing my life for the better.      Every Body Yoga Author: Jessamyn Stanley...

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Getting Lit S2EP01: His Precious Cargo

By Ava Cuvay. Highlights: "I just don't have much faith in humanity..." "A human rubix cube you solve with your vagina." "It's statistically unlikely that anyone you meet is secretly a prince." GETTING LIT WORLD TOUR RECAP The Spot...

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Books I Read, Vol 47

  Sexy Times Book Genie | English Postgrad Goes Vamp: The Expositioning! | American Gods the book (but more importantly, Ian McShane) | Stripper Space Romance with Laser Guns of LoOoOove!   Fantasy Lover Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Series: Hunter Legends #1 Tags:...

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Books I Read, Vol 46

Duke seeks vengeance, creates hobo vigilante. | Lackluster dragon shifter with the first dog sidekick I want to punch in the face. | Sexy chocolate making times with Duke & Co. If I Only Had a Duke Author: Lenora Bell Series: Dastardly Dukes #2 Tags: historical...

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Getting Lit S1EP12: Pirate Prince

By Gaelen Foley. Highlights: "You, fictional character from the land of Fae, are responsible for Brexit." "Laying it all out there: sex with reindeer, whipped in the face." "Ilana, you can't give this two stars just because of a cat!" "They are kind of...

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Call for Questions

    Next Getting Lit episode, Ilana and I are thinking of having a segment to answer Frequently Asked Questions about the podcast. We need your help to fill out the segment!   Are you confused? Are you wondering what this weird thing is you...

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Books I Read, Vol 45

Adorable sidekick mummy brigade, and some talk about vampire bun hair | Another Christmas themed novella I didn't realize was not the same as the Christmas theme novella I have already read | Bothy Bonkin' | 99 Problems and a Duke Ain't One. Sex, Lies and Vampires...

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Books I Read, Vol 44

This subtitle for this post is TORSOS FOR DAYZ. One Fine Day meets regency. Get on that curricle, girl! / Cheerful blind buy mucks up marriage with stupid marriage of convenience pact. / Scarred duke. Need I say more? / Three girls Parent Trap a Not-a-Rake spy and a...

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Books I Read, Vol 43

Nice vampires finish last, three legged ghost cat, and whiny highlander is less whiny than his whiny highlander brother. RR: A Girl's Guide to Vampires Author: Katie MacAlister Series: Dark Ones #1 Tags: paranormal, cheerful vampire, vampire doesn't win, carnival,...

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Getting Lit S1EP11: Grimspace

By Ann Aguire. Special guest host: my sister Katy! Highlights: "I'm eating it like a Go-gurt because I'm a damn adult and I can do what I want." "...like the meth?" "I can only imagine him wearing puka shells." "Amishland: the worst theme park ever." "I'm...

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Books I Read, Vol 42

    Space romance: laser guns of loooooveeee! A marquess with nightmares. Book deal alert! Scarred yet adorably, cheerfully arrogant duke from Tessa Dare. And a nonfiction academic look at our society's beef with obesity.             Grimspace Author: Ann Aguire...

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“Have you tried losing weight?”

I'd like to take a break from romance novels and podcasts to talk a little bit about a recent experience. It has been sticking in my mind for the past few weeks, and I haven't been able to get over it. I am being tested for sleep apnea. I've been told I snore off and...

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Books I Read, Vol 41

Two Stephanie Laurens with far too much importance, a not-amish not-midwife by Marie Starns Clark, and a friend-zoned stick-in-the-mud from Sabrina Jeffries.         Podcast Book: Amish Midwife Author: Mindy Starns Clark Series: Lancaster County #1 Tags: Amish,...

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