New Episode! Act Like It with Boobies and Noobies!

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Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play or on SoundCloud.

It’s a CLIMACTIC romance novel podcast crossover event! Special guest Kelly Reynolds (host of Boobies and Noobies) and Becky channel their inner theater nerds to review the contemporary romance “Act Like It” by Lucy Parker ($4).

And be sure to check out Boobies and Noobies and follow the podcast on Twitter! It’s one of my favorite romance novel podcasts and I highly recommend you subscribe!

Also, here’s a link to “No Mood for Love” by Rachel Gibson ($6).

New Episode! Love's Sweet Arrow Gets HOT as HELL with TSTL

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Hi! Becky here and I’m thrilled to introduce a new series of TSTL episodes called HOT as HELL with TSTL! In these episodes, I plan on talking about (and maybe digressing from) all things romance along with some special guests.

 And this inaugural episode is rated… uh… a DIFFERENT kind of family-friendly.

 Mother-daughter duo Roseann and Marissa Backlin join the show to discuss their Kickstarter campaign to open Love’s Sweet Arrow – a romance-only bookstore in the Chicago area.

We also review “Tikka Chance on Me” by Suleikha Snyder ($0.99.)

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play or on SoundCloud.

Show Notes:

Donate to Love’s Sweet Arrow’s Kickstarter!

The Protector’s Series by Brenda Jackson

Glutton for Pleasure by Alisha Rai

The Red: An Erotic Fantasy by Tiffany Reisz


A Forbidden Rumspringa with Daniel Lee

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Things get TABOO AF as actor/writer Daniel Lee joins Becky on a trip to Amish Country to review “A Forbidden Rumspringa” by Keira Andrews ($5). 

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play or below on SoundCloud.


Show Notes:

Bookmark this link for Holly Willow’s “Postcard from Paris”, which will be on sale for 0.99 during March/April. You can also follow Holly on Twitter for more updates and links.

New Episode! “Priest: A Love Story” with Shauna McGarry and Graham High!

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Father, Jesus is gonna have to forgive YOU for your sins! In this ep, Becky forces Shauna McGarry (Bojack Horseman) and Graham High (Studio 54) to compromise their Christian values to discuss the popular erotic romance Priest: A Love Story ($4.99) by Sierra Simone.

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play and SoundCloud.

Show Notes:

For a sexy Sasquatch story, I did find this book on Amazon— Naked Came the Sasquatch ($10.) If anyone reads it, please let me know what you think and if it’s worth the price. And maybe some sort of description of Sasquatch cock.

The Song of Solomon: An Invitation to Intimacy - Douglas Sean O’Donnell explores The Song of Solomon and the practice of sexuality. ($15)

Mere Christianity - “C.S. Lewis explores the common ground upon which all of those of Christian faith stand together.” ($9 on Amazon)

Another amazing romance novel podcast, Heaving Bosoms, also covered Priest with special guest Jenny Nordbak from The Wicked Wallflowers Club. She offers such a great perspective on BDSM and taboo erotica, and I highly recommend listening to this episode.

On top of that, the author of “Priest”, Sierra Simone, was a guest on Jenny’s Wicked Wallflowers podcast. Again, this episode is amazing, and it’s fascinating to hear Sierra Simone’s writing process.

New Episode! Vampire CEO with Meghann Murphy and Matty Smith!

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Are you an up-and-coming vampire looking to advance your career? This episode won’t help you with that. But hilarious couple Matty Smith and Meghann Murphy WILL help you decide if the paranormal romance “Vampire CEO” is worth the investment of $4.

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play and SoundCloud.

Vampire CEO is written by Erin Bedford and is currently available on Amazon for $3.99.

Mr. Darcy's Secret Desires with Carla Cackowski

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Why Mr. Darcy! It’s a new episode! “Pride and Prejudice” superfan Carla Cackowski joins Becky to discuss “Mr. Darcy’s Secret Desires” by Caitlin Marie Carrington ($3.99). It’s a P & P variation that takes place in Pemberley where Lizzie gets Pember-LAID.

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play, and SoundCloud

I had a great time delving into the world of Pride and Prejudice variations. Here are some links to the books we discussed. Give in to all of your urges of seeing Lizzie and Mr. Darcy GET! IT! ON!

The Darcys: The Ruling Passion by Linda Berdoll ($4.99)

Betrothed to Mr. Darcy by Violet Bedford ($3.99)

The Darcy Saga (5 Book Series) by Sharon Lathan (Some are cheap but others are $10!)

Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James ($9.99)

New Episode! Sarah MacLean Part 2

So excited to share the second part of my interview with Sarah MacLean! (Check out the first part if you haven’t yet!) In this episode, we review the virgin billionaire romance, Loving the Secret Billionaire by Adriana Anders ($2.99). It’s a novella where things get a little ACTIVE, if you know what we mean… like politically. And sexily. But you probably guessed that. Sorry for underestimating your intelligence. And horniness?

Listen on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify, Google Play and Stitcher

Links to Things We Discuss:

 Buy Sarah’s book A Rogue by Any Other Name, which will always and forever be $1.99.

Purchase Rogue Desire, which features Adriana Anders’ short story that is the basis for Loving the Secret Billionaire. (It also includes a story by Tamsen Parker, the writer of Craving Flight, which Jennie Pierson and I reviewed!)

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AND Ice Planet Barbarians… Wow. I purchased this at The Ripped Bodice in LA, and omg this is definitely the type of bonkers Sarah was talking about. It’s basically Beauty and the Beast (i.e. there’s a kidnapping involved.) However, there’s multiple Beauties and the Beast is a horned alien who loves giving Earth women orgasms. So a quickie review:

 My Tagline: Ice Planet Barbarians… Horny is taken literally.

Thoughts: It’s filthy, disgusting, HAWT, and makes you think a lot of about space and the possibility of intelligent life in the universe.

 Rating: A Horny B plus.

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New Episode – Sarah MacLean Part 1 – and Show Notes

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I can truly say this episode is one to THROBBING re-MEMBER! Acclaimed romance author, Washington Post columnist, and podcast host Sarah MacLean (Love by Numbers, The Rules of Scoundrels, Fated Mates) was a guest on my show! This interview and discussion was so fun and impactful that I decided to break it up into two episodes. In this first one, Sarah and I discuss her career and the history of romance novels. The second episode, which will be released next week, will review “Loving the Secret Billionaire” by Adriana Anders ($2.99).

Listen to Part 1 of my interview with Sarah on iTunes, SoundCloud, Spotify, Google Play or Stitcher.

Sarah MacLean:

Twitter

Website

Podcast: Fated Mates

Here’s some more information on other topics and books we discussed:

Desmond Morris, Intimate Behaviour: A Zoologist's Classic Study of Human Intimacy

Kathleen E. Woodiwiss, The Flame and the Flower (it’s $3.99!)

Bertrice Small, author of the Skye O’Malley series

New Episode! Gamma Raiders: The Space Pirate Prince with Aysha Wax

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GET THOSE COLD SHOWERS READY! Comedian/writer/director Aysha Wax (Inside Versailles) joins Becky to review the NO-SEX-AT-ALL sci-fi romance, Gamma Raiders: The Space Pirate Prince by Calista Skye ($0.99.)

I found the print copy over at the Ripped Bodice. If you’re interested in the paperback, I highly encourage you to support this independent bookstore and order from there!

And listen to the new episode on iTunes, SoundCloud, Google Play, Stitcher, and now on Spotify!

New Episode! Fournicopia with Chris Farah

Actress/writer/comedian/pop culture professional and beauty junkie Chris Farah (Modern Family, Superstore, Chelsea Lately) joins me to review the erotic novella Fournicopia by Delilah Devlin. It's the second book the naughty Delta Blue series and has the incredibly expensive price of 99 cents.

Let me just say that this book has one of the most unforgettable sex scenes and you should do yourself a favor and listen to Chris and I discuss it at length. Listen below or on iTunes, Google Play, or Stitcher.

New Episode! "Maid for Love" with Robin Reed

It’s summer and I figured it’s time to review a resort-town summer romance. Today’s book is "Maid for Love", the first in the Gansett Island series, by Marie Force ($2.99). My guest is voiceover artist Robin Reed, AKA the voice that launched a thousand ferries to a Block Island-inspired locale, where love is as abundant as its oysters. Enjoy on itunes, Stitcher, Google Play and SoundCloud below!

New Episode! "Operation: Midnight Tango" with Jordan Morris

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I know, I know! It’s been TOO LONG since there’s been a new episode of Too Stupid to Live. I took some time off to be super busy with work and then go on my very first solo vacation. But I am so excited to be back with a fantastic new episode with both a fantastic guest and book. Jordan Morris, a comedy writer and podcaster (from Jordan, Jesse Go!) joined me to review "Operation: Midnight Tango" by Linda Castillo.

Published by Harlequin Intrigue, I found this gem at the Ripped Bodice, an exclusively romance bookstore here in Los Angeles.

Listen and enjoy this latest episode on:

ALSO! Jordan just put out a new podcast from MaximumFun.org called Bubble, which I highly recommend you check out. It’s a scripted comedy series about monster hunters who, among other things, are low on funds. And as someone who won’t spend more than five dollars on pretty much anything, I both related and laughed out loud.