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Jun 02, 2021
Tied ScoreJune 02, 2021
This episode is sponsored by An Earl, the Girl, and a Toddler, the latest book in Vanessa Riley's Rogues and Remarkable Women series. The Novel: Tied Score (Slices of Pi #2)The Author: Elia WintersThe Noobie: Ellie Mae MacGregorIG: @bisexual_booknerd Buy Ellie's book: The Naughty List The Synopsis: Iris Parker never planned on ending up in HR because, let’s face it: HR isn’t the most glamorous position in the world. She took a comfortable job and always planned on leaving when something better came along, but before she knows it, she’s thirty and the HR director for PI Games. Even though she likes her coworkers, there’s no excitement in the job for her, and...
May 24, 2021
Accidentally EngagedMay 24, 2021
This episode is sponsored by Lone Wolf, the latest anthology series from Kensington, which features stories from Diana Palmer, Rebecca Zanetti and Kate Pearce. The Novel: Accidentally EngagedThe Author:Farah HeronThe Noobie:Justin & Quita, Co-Hosts of Cooking for Reels IG: @cookingforreelspodFacebook: Cooking for ReelsTwitter: @cookingforreelsThe Synopsis:Reena Manji doesn’t love her career, her single status, and most of all, her family inserting themselves into every detail of her life. But when caring for her precious sourdough starters, Reena can drown it all out. At least until her father moves his newest employee across the hall--with hopes that Reena will marry him.But Nadim’s not like the other Muslim...
May 14, 2021
The Sweetest FixMay 14, 2021
The Novel:The Sweetest FixThe Author: Tessa Bailey The Noobie:Ashley GreenwaldFood & Product Photographer, That's Ashley's KitchenIG: @thatsashleyskitchenYouTube: That's Ashley's KitchenThe Synopsis: Reese dreams of seeing her name in lights on Broadway, but so far she has only graced the used car parking lots of rural Wisconsin. With her window of opportunity shrinking fast, a miracle happens. She wins an audition with Bernard Bexley, Broadway’s most respected dance choreographer. When disaster strikes and Reese misses the audition, she has to find another way in front of Bernard, otherwise face the disappointment back home.Following the sage advice of a Times Square Pikachu—Reese...
May 08, 2021
16. Hot Fudge & a HeartthrobMay 08, 2021
The Novel:Hot Fudge & a Heartthrob (Lovebird Café #3)The Author: Dylann Crush The Noobie:Heidi Busche IG: @heidibcoachingPodcast: Relationship Ready PodcastThe Synopsis: We only have one thing in common...we're both excellent liars.A little white lie. That's what started it. How was I to know that a tiny slip of the tongue would result in the adventure of a lifetime?When Theo Wilder stops in at the Lovebird Café, looking for an experienced guide to show him around the deserted caves surrounding Swallow Springs, I seize the opportunity to get down and dirty with the heartthrob scientist. Rumor has it there's hidden treasure on our homestead and I've been itching for a way to claim it.But when Mother Nature...
May 01, 2021
A Lady's Formula for LoveMay 01, 2021
The Novel:A Lady's Formula for Love (The Secret Scientists of London #1)The Author: Elizabeth Everett The Noobies:Feminists Without Mystique IG: @feministswithoutmystiqueTwitter: @fwmpodcastThe Synopsis: What is a Victorian lady's formula for love? Mix one brilliant noblewoman and her enigmatic protection officer. Add in a measure of danger and attraction. Heat over the warmth of humor and friendship, and the result is more than simple chemistry—it's elemental.Lady Violet Hughes is keeping secrets. First, she founded a clandestine sanctuary for England's most brilliant female scientists. Second, she is using her genius on a confidential mission for the Crown. But the biggest secret of all?...
Apr 20, 2021
The Intimacy ExperimentApril 20, 2021
This episode is sponsored by The Most Eligible Viscount in London, the latest from bestselling author, Ella Quinn. The Novel: The Intimacy Experiment The Author: Rosie Danan The Noobie: Kini Allen Twitter: @kinilei1 The Synopsis: Naomi Grant has built her life around going against the grain. After the sex-positive start-up she cofounded becomes an international sensation, she wants to extend her educational platform to live lecturing. Unfortunately, despite her long list of qualifications, higher ed won't hire her.Ethan Cohen has recently received two honors: LA Mag named him one of the city's hottest bachelors and he became rabbi of his own synagogue. Taking a gamble in an effort to attract more millennials to the faith, the executive board hired Ethan...
Apr 14, 2021
Steamy Spotlight: Interview with Sarah SkyeApril 14, 2021
Summary:Let's talk female masturbation, mental health awareness, and of course, food! Authors Skye McDonald (The Anti-Belle series) and Sarah Smith (Faker, Simmer Down) join Kelly to discuss their platonic love story, mental health awareness in romance novels, and of course, female masturbation.Together, they host the Quick & Dirty Romance Podcast (also part of the Frolic Podcast Network), and now, they’ve joined forces to write their first romance together, Sips & Strokes under the nom de plume, Sarah Skye. Guests: Skye McDonaldIG: @writerskyemcdTwitter: @writerskyemcdSarah SmithIG: @authorsarahsTwitter: @AuthorSarahSSarah SkyeIG: @quickndirtyromanceTwitter: @quickndirtyromShow Notes: - Introducing Sarah Smith and Skye...
Apr 04, 2021
Steamy Spotlight: Interview with Rosie DananApril 04, 2021
Summary:Rosie Danan's debut novel, The Roommate was named a "Best Book of the Year" by such publications as NPR, Buzzfeed, Bustle, and Refinery 29. And now, she's back with The Intimacy Experiment, a book about human connection, destigmatizing sex work, and what intimacy looks like in the 21st century.Guest: Rosie DananIG: @RosieDananTwitter: @RosieDananShow Notes: - Introducing Rosie Danan, author of The Roommate and The Intimacy Experiment (Available April 6th, 2021)- The best and worst of movie sequels - "Recreating the magic" vs. flexing different writing muscles- Rosie's relationship with...
Mar 26, 2021
By MistakeMarch 26, 2021
The Novel: By Mistake (Poison & Wine #1) The Author: Sigal Ehrlich The Noobie: Jaimee Bell Twitter: @jaimeebell_ The Synopsis: There’s so much going on in Anna’s life. Teaching countless hours at the studio and nurturing the three major relationships of her life – her group of...
Mar 23, 2021
Steamy Spotlight: Interview with Marni MannMarch 23, 2021
Summary: USA Today Bestselling author, Marni Mann joins Kelly to discuss her latest release, When We Met (Moments in Boston #2). Other topics include our shared wanderlust (amplified by times of quarantine), the art of note-taking, and everything to love about desserts. Plus, Marni offers us a sneak peek at her next series in the works! Guest: Marni Mann IG: ...