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E59: A Quarter of a Thumb

E59: A Quarter of a Thumb

Jess and Trisha talk about the importance of inclusive language, have MANY thoughts about an adaptation of Safe Harbour by Danielle Steel, and recommend a few more readalikes and some romances that are set entirely in one location. This episode is sponsored by Lit Stitch: 25 Cross-Stitch Patterns for Book Lovers, made by Book Riot and Abrams; TBR, Book Riot’s subscription service offering Tailored Book Recommendations for readers of all stripes; and Stay with Me from author Becky Wade. Subscribe to the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. To get even more romance recs and news, sign up for our Kissing Books newsletter! News The GLAAD Media Reference Guide might be a useful resource for a lot of us. Safe Harbour – with a “u” – may be the romance adaptation you need right now. It also very much may not be. Books Discussed Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors and Recipe for Persuasion by Sonali Dev Island Affair by Priscilla Oliveras One Last Chance by Terese Beharrie American Fairytale and American Love Story by Adriana Herrera Rafe by Rebekah Weatherspoon Sleeper by Kayley Loring A Taste of Her own Medicine by Tasha L. Harrison Do You Want to Start a Scandal? by Tessa Dare A Cowboy to Remember by Rebekah Weatherspoon Candy Hearts by Erin McLellan Proper English by KJ Charles Bear With Me by Lucy Eden Keep sending us your recs for what romance adaptations we should discuss, and let us know what your favorite single setting romances are. As always, you can find Jess and Trisha at the WIR email address ( You can also find us on Twitter (@jessisreading and @trishahaleybrwn), or Instagram (@jess_is_reading and @trishahaleybrown). See for privacy information.

Duration: 1 hr 5 min

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