The Ripped Bodice bookstore announced a new award: The Ripped Bodice Awards for Excellence in Romantic Fiction. Check out the panel of judges!
Jess and Trisha preview their When In Romance book club discussion, chat about what they’re reading, and do quick takes on topics including bad takes on romance covers, an exciting time in romance film and TV development, and when is the right time for Christmas cowboys (spoiler alert: not yet).
The romance industry is publishing fewer titles by diverse authors, despite The Ripped Bodice's bestsellers being mostly by people of color.
The first exclusively romance bookstore will open in L.A. next spring if all goes according to Bea and Leah Koch’s ...