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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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

“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...

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,...

Getting Lit S1EP10: The Amish Midwife

By Mindy Starns Clark. Highlights: "You guys are knee deep in amniotic fluid, and you get his whole CV!" "He has negative personality. He is a black hole of personality." "Tell me your deepest, darkest secret: I have kind eyes." "The 'Could Have Been Much More Sexist'...

Books I Read: Vol 40, Nov 12

  Devil's Bride by Stephanie Laurnes | The Truth About Love and Dukes by Laura Lee Ghurke       Devil's Bride Author: Stephanie Laurens Series: Cynster #1 Tags: historical romance, Dukes!, accidental ruination, hiding from the storm, murder mystery Format: audiobook...

Books I Read: Vol 39, Nov 5

Keystone, Dannika Dark | Sins of a Wicked Duke, Sophie Jordan | Wildfire, Ilona Andrews I've been having trouble meeting my weekly deadlines as of late, so I decided to change the blog name to simply Books I Read. I'm going to change my posting days to the second and...

BIRTW: Vol 38, Oct 22

Twist by Dannika Dark | Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler | How to Marry a Millionaire Vampire by Kerrelyn Sparks   Twist (+ 1/2 of Impulse) Author: Dannika Dark Series: Mageri #2 (#3) Tags: paranormal romance, ragtag team, scrappy newcomer, secret...

Getting Lit S1EP09: How to Marry a Millionaire Vampire

By Kerrelyn Sparks. Special guest host Heidi! Highlights: "Edward Cullen makes me want to drink." "The unliving wage." "I think I have Stockholm Syndrome about Stockholm Syndrome." "That is good use of a sex doll there… in terms of other stuff…"...

BIRTW: Vol 37, Oct 14

Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin | The Beauty and The Blacksmith by Tessa Dare | The Trouble with Harry by Katie MacAlister   Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives Author: Gretchen Rubin Series: N/A Tags: nonfiction, self help, habit...