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    Author Interview: Jamie Wesley

    Author Interview: Jamie Wesley – Fake It Till You Bake It is a contemporary romance between a reality TV star and a professional football player. It features fake dating and a bakery – it’s available now! This post may contain links to purchase books & you can read our affiliate disclosure here.  About Jamie Wesley: Jamie Wesley has been reading romance novels since she was about 12 when her mother left a romance novel, which a friend had given her, on the nightstand. Jamie read it instead, and the rest is history. She started her first manuscript, a contemporary romance, after she graduated from Northwestern University in 2002 and couldn’t find a…

  • Author Interview Julie Tieu
    Author Interview

    Author Interview: Julie Tieu

    Author Interview: Julie Tieu – Circling Back to You is a delightful summer read featuring Asian American characters & a workplace romance. This post may contain links to purchase books & you can read our affiliate disclosure here.  About Julie Tieu: Julie Tieu is the author of The Donut Trap and the forthcoming Circling Back To You. When she is not writing, you can find her reading, on the hunt for delicious eats, or dreaming about her next travel adventure. She lives in the Los Angeles area with her high school crush husband and two energetic kids. Synopsis for Circling Back to You by Julie Tieu Cadence Lim has transformed from…

  • Author Interview Ruby Barrett
    Author Interview

    Author Interview: Ruby Barrett

    Author Interview: Ruby Barrett – The Romance Recipe is a grumpy sunshine F/F romance featuring a chef and a restaurant owner. It’s high on heat, tenderness and emotion. I devoured it and it is a must read! You can read my review of The Romance Recipe here.  About Ruby Barrett: Ruby Barrett writes steamy romances about big feelings, featuring but not limited to: soft boys, angry girls who are secretly soft, and hot sex. Ruby is inspired by the intimate details of everyday life and always being the thirstiest friend in the group chat. Mutual pleasure, pining, and healing are common themes in her romances. Before she was a romance…

  • Author Interview Tessa Arlen
    Author Interview

    Author Interview: Tessa Arlen

    Author Interview: Tessa Arlen – A Dress of Violet Taffeta is a historical fiction novel based on Lady Lucile Duff-Gordon, a survivor of the Titanic. Tessa joins me today to chat more about her novel.  About Tessa Arlen: When Tessa was asked why she chose to write historical fiction she admitted that history was the only subject in her English boarding school, apart from literature, that held any genuine interest or that she was particularly good at. She admits that she was a terrible student: a real day-dreamer! Her father was a career diplomat which meant the family lived everywhere—until Tessa was nine and sent back to England for a ‘proper’…

  • Author Interview Tracey Livesay
    Author Interview

    Author Interview: Tracey Livesay

    American Royalty by Tracey Livesay is the perfect summer read! I’m thrilled Tracey joined me for an author interview. About Tracey Livesay: Tracey Livesay’s latest release, Like Lovers Do, was named one of the 100 Best Fiction Books of 2020 by Kirkus Reviews and one of the Top 10 Romances of 2020 by Entertainment Weekly. She’s also the 2020 Emma Award winner for Best Interracial Romance for Sweet Talkin’ Lover. In addition to being named to USA Today’s list of “100 Black Novelists You Should Read,” she’s been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune and on CBS This Morning. A former criminal defense attorney, Tracey lives in Virginia with her husband–who she met on…

  • Author Interview

    Author Interview: Jade Beer

    Jade Beer’s The Last Dress from Paris is a historical fiction novel filled with fashion, Paris, food, intrigue and more. I’m thrilled to have Jade Beer join me for an interview.  Check out the Synopsis for The Last Dress from Paris by Jade Beer London, 2017. There’s no one Lucille adores more than her grandmother. So when her beloved Granny Sylvie asks for Lucille’s assistance with a small matter, she’s happy to help. The next thing she knows, Lucille is on a train to Paris, tasked with retrieving a priceless Dior dress. But not everything is as it seems, and what Lucille finds in a small Parisian apartment will have…

  • Author Interview Jennifer Lee
    Author Interview

    Author Interview: Jennifer Lee

    Now This Is Us by Jennifer Lee is out now! I’m thrilled Jenn joined me for an author interview to chat about her writing process, her debut novel and her romance recs.  About Jennifer Lee Book hoarder. Coffee Addict. Romance Writer. Jennifer Lee has dreamt of publishing her first book since she was a young girl, and now, she’s finally making that dream come true. When she’s not hiding in her writing cave, she loves spending time with her college sweetheart-turned-husband, her two amazing kids, and her rescue pup. Buy your copy of Now This Is Us  by Jennifer Lee! Check out the Synopsis for Now This Is Us  by…

  • Author Interview Anna P
    Author Interview

    Author Interview: Anna P

    I am all about an age-gap romance. Add in fun dates, a cinnamon roll hero, TMNT references and an author who is a fellow pop culture junkie and you’ve got Almost Maybes by Anna P. Buy your copy of Almost Maybes by Anna P Check out the Synopsis for Almost Maybes by Anna P Even at 36, Oleander Bowen has to do things she doesn’t enjoy to appease her grandmother: meet eligible bachelors who will definitely make terrible husbands, hide her sexuality and make excuses for working late. While Oleander hasn’t had to battle the patriarchy the way other Indian women have, she’s tired. She’s also tired of the boring…

  • Graphic for Author Interview Annabel Monaghan
    Author Interview

    Author Interview: Annabel Monaghan

    I recently finished Nora Goes Off Script by Annabel Monaghan and it is the perfect summer read! It’s a wonderful love story between a divorced screenwriter and a celebrity set in an idyllic small town. I’m thrilled Annabel joined me for an author interview. About Annabel Monaghan My debut adult novel, Nora Goes Off Script, is coming out on June 7, 2022 from G.P. Putnam’s Sons. Writing it was probably the most fun I’ve ever had. Pre-Nora, I wrote fiction for young adults and a column for not-so-young adults. I grew up in Los Angeles, and nearly every one of my relatives still lives in Southern California. I attended Duke…

  • Graphic for Author Interview Katie Golding
    Author Interview

    Author Interview: Katie Golding

    Motocross, no third act breakup, Alexander Skarsgård & more I just finished Katie Golding’s Falling for the Enemy and I loved it so much. If you’re in the mood for a steamy novella, two characters you’ll fall in love with, and hot banter – this book is for you! I’m thrilled Katie joined me for a Q & A. Falling for the Enemy is my first book by Katie, but certainly not my last. Read my review for Falling for the Enemy by Katie Golding.  About Katie Golding Katie Golding is a racing fan with a writing problem. The recovering cheerleader lives in a small town outside of Austin, Texas, mom…

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