The Bookrageous Podcast Serious about books…but not exactly serious.

April 6, 2011  

This time out, Sarah from Smart Bitches, Trashy Books and author Rachel Kramer Bussel joined Rebecca and Jenn to talk about romance and erotica.

Bookrageous Episode 16; Read More Sexy Books

Intro Music; Glory Hallelujah - Brian Wright

What We’re Reading


[1:35] Feynman, Ottaviani & Myrick

[2:26] The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern

[2:54] War & Peace, Tolstoy


[4:31] Say Her Name, Francisco Goldman

[5:02] The Internet is a Playground, David Thorne

[6:07] Local, Brian Wood

[6:16] Aqua Erotica, edited by Mary Anne Mohanraj


[7:17] Going Gray, Anne Kreamer

[7:34] It's Always Personal: Emotion in the New Workplace

[8:24] Big Sex, Little Death, Susie Bright

[8:50] Lost and Found, Geneen Roth

[9:41] Sweet Valley Confidential, Francine Pascal

[10:13] The Carrie Diaries, Candace Bushnell


[10:43] Unsolicited Novella

[13:00] The Winter Sea, Susanna Kearsley

[14:36] Reading Habits Digression: Spreadsheets, Notebooks, Stacks, Oh My!

Break Music; (This is Not a) Love Song - Nouvelle Vague

Read More Sexy Books

[20:56] Rebecca is in romance/erotica rehab

[21:55] Bet Me, Jennifer Crusie

[22:13] Maybe This Time, Jennifer Crusie

[22:57] Aqua Erotica

[24:56] Starf*cker, edited by Shar Rednour

[29:31] Everything I Know About Love I Learned from Romance Novels, edited by Sarah Wendell

[31:12] Rachel has edited A LOT of awesome anthologies

[32:56] Jenn complains about virgin widows, and also romance tropes

[34:12] Happy endings & how romance novels are like legal briefs

[34:26] Scott Pomfret

[35:45] Loretta Chase

[36:11] A Gentlewoman's Predicament & A Gentlewoman's Ravishment, Portia de Costa

[40:10] Rereading: Y/N?

[41:45] Rebecca doesn't always want a happy ending

[44:02] Prelude to a Scandal, Delilah Marvelle

[45:22] Ten Ways to Be Adored When Landing a Lord, Sarah MacLean

[47:18] Nalini Singh

[48:38] Psy/Changeling series

[49:35] Guild Hunter (archangels) series

[50:24] Kushiel's Dart, Jacqueline Carey

[51:48] What is erotica, anyway?

[52:35] Addition, Toni Jordan

[53:35] Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers, Guo Xiaolu

[54:56] The "magic tunnel"/muff debacle

[58:55] The Naked Edge, Pamela Clare

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Outro Music; Glory Hallelujah - Brian Wright

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