Show Notes

Episode 1: Historicals What The Fuck?

In this episode, Jhen and Ann discuss Bridgerton (OF COURSE), throbbing manhoods, and problematic themes within the historical romance sub-genre.

Books mentioned in this episode:

CW: we discuss sexual assault and also that scene from Bridgerton.

Episode 2: Hashtag, Black Love

In this episode, Jhen and Ann talk about black romance novels, unassuming book covers, horror in black joy, and one too many yonis.

Books mentioned in this episode:

  • Legendborn by Tracy Deonn

  • Wild Sweet Love by Beverly Jenkins

  • Indigo by Beverly Jenkins

  • Topaz by Beverly Jenkins

  • Night Hawk by Beverly Jenkins

  • Captive by Kiru Taye

  • Entwined Destinies by Rosalind Wells

  • His To Claim by Brenda Jackson

  • Forbidden by Beverly Jenkins

  • Let Me Free You by Alexandria House

  • Let Me Love You by Alexandria House

  • Oops! by Alexandra Warren

  • Whoa by Alexandra Warren

  • A Cowboy to Remember by Rebekah Weatherspoon

  • If The Boot Fits by Rebekah Weatherspoon

Extra Reading:

  • Inevitable Seductions by Christina C. Jones

  • I Think I Might Love You by Christina C. Jones

  • Destiny's Embrace by Beverly Jenkins

  • Just One More by Jodie Slaughter

  • Truth Or Dare by Danielle Allen

  • Awaken The Dragon by A.C. Arthur

  • A Taste of Honey by Kai Ashante Wilson

  • A Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole

  • Harbor by Rebekah Weatherspoon

  • How To Catch A Queen by Alyssa Cole

  • Behind The Scenes by Christina C. Jones

  • Bounce Back by Nicole Falls

Episode 3: March Madness

In this episode, Jhen and Ann discuss the controversy surrounding the RITA Awards, Jamaican aphrodisiacs, robot sex, and what books won the hellscape of 2020.

Links to topics mentioned in this episode:

CW: we discuss sexual assault in one of the winning books.