At RT, Sarah sat down with Farrah Rochon about her contemporary romance writing, her experience both self publishing and publishing through traditional presses, and about her conversations with writers and readers about diversity in romance.
Farrah talks about her experiments with cover images for her books, and we discuss how we connect diverse readers with the diverse romances they want to read. We don't reach any conclusions that shatter the earth, but we talk about the varying signals that covers send in romance, and how audiences react to them.
Here are the books we discuss in this podcast:
This podcast is brought to you by Berkley, publisher of New York Times bestselling author Jessica Clare’s steamy new romance The Virgin's Guide to Misbehaving.
Playing innocent is easy.
After being the quiet, shy girl her whole life, Elise Markham is ready for a mental makeover. She’s done keeping to herself and staying out of trouble—it’s time to break out of her shell and maybe meet someone intriguing in the process. So, on a photography trip to Bluebonnet, she has a whole lot more on her mind than snapping photos, especially when Rome walks into the picture.
Playing dirty is fun.
The newest instructor at Wilderness Survival Expeditions has a colorful past, to say the least. Having come from a family of notorious con artists that destroyed his credit and reputation, all before his eighteenth birthday, Rome just wants a decent job and a quiet life in a town where no one knows his name.
He’s exactly the kind of bad boy that an innocent girl like Elise should stay far away from. But Elise is tired of doing what’s right. She’s ready to throw caution to the wind—and let Rome show her just how exciting being bad can be…
The Virgin's Guide to Misbehaving by Jessica Clare is on sale now wherever books are sold!
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