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Podcast 110: Subscription Services, What Jane’s Reading, and Listener Email

Podcast 110: Subscription Services, What Jane’s Reading, and Listener Email

Jane and Sarah are together again – yay! We don’t talk about the lawsuit against her because, well, many reasons.  But we do talk about Kindle Unlimited, the KU All Stars, and a few of the different subscription services. We AGREE on a BOOK. We can hear you asking, “Really?” YES. Yes, we do. But of course we like it for totally different reasons.

One of the things we discuss is the practice of the henna application prior to the wedding. Janhavi shared a few pictures with me of her own wedding and I have her permission to repost them. You’ll have to listen to the podcast to find out why that’s important.

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Here are the books we discuss in this episode.

Christina Lauren - Beautiful Bastard Sweet Filthy Boy Beautiful Stranger

Dirty Rowdy Boy Cora Brent - Risk Bollywood Affair

Sarina Bowen - The Year We Hid Away Sarina Bowen - Gay hockey player

Book Reaper's StandThis podcast is brought to you by Berkley, publisher of Reaper’s Stand, the latest bad-boy biker romance in Joanna Wylde’s edgy, sizzling Reapers Motorcycle Club series.

As Reapers Motorcycle Club president, Reese “Picnic” Hayes has given his entire life to the club. After losing his wife, he knew he’d never love another woman. And with two daughters to raise and a club to manage, that was just fine with him. These days, Reese keeps his relationships free and easy–he definitely doesn’t want to waste his time on a glorified cleaning lady like London Armstrong

Too bad he’s completely obsessed with her.

Besides running her own business, London’s got her junkie cousin’s daughter to look after–a more reckless than average eighteen-year-old. Sure she’s attracted to the Reapers’ president, but she’s not stupid. Reese Hayes is a criminal and a thug. But when her young cousin gets caught up with a ruthless drug cartel, Reese might be the only man who can help her. Now London has to make the hardest decision of her life–how far will she go to save her family?

 

Our music in each episode is provided by Sassy Outwater, who is most excellent. This podcast features a song by Three Mile Stone titled “Snug in the Blanket.” You can find out more about Three Mile Stone at their website or on iTunes.

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Podcast 107 Interview with John Jacobson

Podcast 107 Interview with John Jacobson

This week, Jane and Sarah interview John Jacobson, who you may know from his blog Dreaming in Books and from interacting with him on Twitter. He’s been a romance reader and a unique voice in the romance community since he was 15. Now he’s a sophomore in college, and we wanted to ask what he’s reading, what he thinks about New Adult, and about the presence (or absence) of sex and sexuality in YA romance.

We also talk about More Love Letters, which you can learn about on their website.

Here are the books we discuss in this week’s episode:

Gentle Rogue - Johanna Lindsey Make it Count - Megan Erickson Heidi Cullinan - NA - Love Lessons

Sarina Bowen - Understatement of the Year Howl's moving castle weetzie bat

Dragon Bound Steam and Sorcery Riveted

Suicide Watch - Kelly York Whitney My Love Seduced by Virginia Henley

Book Scandal and the DuchessThis podcast is brought to you by InterMix, publisher of Scandal and the Duchess, an all-new e-novella in the popular Victorian-set Mackenzies series from New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Ashley.

Scandal follows Rose Barclay, young widow of the Duke of Southdown, wherever she goes. It’s never her fault, but newspapers love to write about the young woman from Scotland, and the much older duke she married, who died on their honeymoon. The duke left her with a large widow’s portion, now contested by his son, who kicks Rose out of the estate’s dower house and uses it to kennel his dogs.

Rose does not need to be found with a large, handsome Scot passed out at her feet, fueling gossips and giving her brother-in-law more ammunition. The Scot is Steven McBride–a decorated soldier who is notorious for heavy gambling and womanizing during his leave time. Steven is happy to open his eyes and find the beautiful woman standing over him, and happy to help spirit her away.

He comes up with a ruse to foil the journalists, but Rose will have to go along with his very scandalous proposal.

 

The music this week was provided by Sassy Outwater. This song is called “Room 215″ and it’s by the Peatbog Faeries from their CD Dust. You can find them at their website, or at iTunes.

If you like the podcast, you can subscribe to our feed, or find us at iTunes. You can also find us at PodcastPickle and on Stitcher, too.

Got ideas? Feedback? Recommendations? Suggestions? You can talk to us on the blog entries for the podcast or talk to us on Facebook if that’s where you hang out online. You can email us at [email protected] or you can call and leave us a message at our Google voice number: 201-371-DBSA. Please don’t forget to give us a name and where you’re calling from so we can work your message into an upcoming podcast.

Thanks for listening!