Jessica Tripler

Jessica Tripler is an academic who lives in Maine. Follow her on Twitter @jessicatripler.

Buy, Borrow, Bypass: Romance Heroines Appalled by the Idea of Marriage

Heroines from romance novels who are not that interested in walking down the aisle.

100 Must-Read Historical Romances

100 historical romances from antiquity to the Civil Rights era, from the USA to Europe to Africa

Books to Teach You Hand Lettering and Calligraphy

Get fancy.

10 Terrific Titles to Grab from Harlequin’s $1.99 sale

Harlequin has 18,000 titles on sale for $1.99. Here are 10 you shouldn't miss!

Dudes in Distress: Romantic Suspense Where the Hero’s in Danger

Romantic suspense novels where the heroine saves the day!

Picture Books for Budding Philosophers

Picture books that will have kids asking big questions.

Boo! Halloween Romances from Spicy to Scary

Halloween-themed romance novels!

Danger! Romantic Suspense Through the Decades

Seven works of romantic suspense, perfect for October!

Why Romance Readers Love Digital Books

Romance readers have embraced digital books like no other readers. Here's why.

100 Must-Read Historical Romances

100 historical romances from antiquity to the Civil Rights era, from the USA to Europe to Africa

It’s Not You, It’s Me: Nine Things I’m So Over in Romance Novels

A romance novel reader lists 9 things that drive her crazy about her favorite genre.

On Outlander, Romance, and Diana Gabaldon

Why Diana Gabaldon should embrace the romantic elements of Outlander.

It’s Not You, It’s Me: Nine Things I’m So Over in Romance Novels

A romance novel reader lists 9 things that drive her crazy about her favorite genre.

Why I Didn’t Love ME BEFORE YOU

A reader's critical reaction to the portrayal of disability in Me Before You.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Coming to HBO

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is coming to HBO, starring Oprah.