2.8.19

Gayle and Nicole Talk Romance Novels



Gayle and Nicole attempt to discuss the romance books they’ve read over the year. Gayle has read some recent ones, but Nicole had to go further into her backlist to turn up some appropriate titles. Also what they’re reading, Gayle’s library woes and current literary scandals.

Literary News

Barbara Ehrenreich has choice words for Marie Kondo, which lands her into hot water.
The Twitter Beef Between Toni Adeyemi and Nora Roberts.
YA Author cancels her books after Twitter Feud.
A.J. Finn a.k.a. Dan Mallory gets the exposé treatment from the New Yorker.

What We’ve Been Reading

Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall: Hungover: The Morning After & One Man’s Quest For The Cure
Claire Fuller: Bitter Orange
Tommy Orange: There There
Soniah Kamal: Unmarriageable
Susan Conley: Elsey Come Home
Michelle Obama: Becoming 

Gayle & Nicole Delve Into Love & Romance

Soniah Kamal: Unmarriageable
Curtis Sittenfeld: Eligible
Diana Gabaldon: Outlander
Helen Fielding: Bridget Jones’s Diary
Kent Haruf: Our Souls At Night
Sally Thorne: The Hating Game

Out This Week

Sonya Lalli: The Matchmaker’s List
Sophie Kinsella: I Owe You One
Whitney Scharer: The Age of Light
Jill Santopolo: More Than Words
Sally Thorne: 99 Percent MineThe Hating Game


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5 Comments

  1. Eli wrote:

    Please share the title of the 80’s movie book you keep renewing!

    Published 2.9.19
    • I’ll ask Gayle. If I don’t get back you here, I’ll make sure we mention that in the next show!

      Published 2.9.19
  2. Ha! It’s called Life Moves Pretty Fast by Hadley Freeman. I finally broke down and ordered it.

    Published 2.9.19
    • I remember you mentioning that on the show ages ago! lol

      Published 2.9.19
    • Eli wrote:

      Thank you! I always trust your recs… and heed your book warnings.

      Published 2.10.19

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