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Happy 16th Anniversary, Smart Bitches!

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Sixteen years ago, the site began. Smart Bitches launched on 31 January 2005 with a review for Angel-Seeker by Sharon Shinn and for The Unsung Hero by Suzanne Brockmann. We’re still here, discussing romance and everything around it, sixteen years later. In many states, the site is eligible for a driver’s license. (We won’t discuss how my older child, born the same year as the site, may also be eligible for the same. Shhhh. SHHHH.) This year, … Continue reading Happy 16th Anniversary, Smart Bitches!

SBTB Hanukkah Celebration 2020 – Night Eight Giveaway!

Happy Eighth Night of Hanukkah! We made it! We’ve got candles burning and possibly the smoke alarm making side eye at us, but we are celebrating! Let’s get to our final giveaway! Today’s prize is: a Kate Spade Wilson Road Quilted Talya in Ruffled Pansy…and a Kate Spade Wilson Road Quilted Jodi in Ruffled Pansy. Yup. TWO! TWO BAGS! Aren’t they nifty? When I saw this duo, I thought how perfect it would be for crafting … Continue reading SBTB Hanukkah Celebration 2020 – Night Eight Giveaway!

SBTB Hanukkah Celebration 2020 – Night Seven Giveaway!

Happy Seventh Night of Hanukkah! I love how each night gets brighter and brighter in my house. It’s almost time to make s’mores over the menorot! (Kidding – the candles aren’t quite hot enough for that. Ask me how I know!) Let’s get to our giveaway for tonight! Today’s prize is: a Kate Spade Staci Nouveau Bloom Medium L-Zip Wristlet in Blue That pattern makes me so happy every time I look at it. Want some … Continue reading SBTB Hanukkah Celebration 2020 – Night Seven Giveaway!

SBTB Hanukkah Celebration 2020 – Night Six Giveaway!

Happy sixth night of Hanukkah! Ha ha. Ready for another giveaway? Let’s do this! Today’s prize is a big honking box full of books.  Amanda: Help, I have too many books. But I have an assortment of new, unread romances and adjacent genres that I’d love to give away. This giveaway could have multiple winners as I have a ton of books from authors like Alyssa Cole, Beatriz Williams, Eloisa James, and Jenny Holiday. Said box … Continue reading SBTB Hanukkah Celebration 2020 – Night Six Giveaway!

SBTB Hanukkah Celebration 2020 – Night Five Giveaway!

Happy Fifth Night of Hanukkah! I’m really excited about today’s giveaway prize. I use mine all the time. Today’s prize is: Sudio Fem bluetooth earbuds!   I have a pair of them and use them constantly. I use them for yoga which I do with an app on my phone, and when I’m sewing and want to listen to music or podcasts. The case charges them, so in between uses they are topped up, and … Continue reading SBTB Hanukkah Celebration 2020 – Night Five Giveaway!

SBTB Hanukkah Celebration 2020 – Night Four Giveaway!

Happy Fourth Night of Hanukkah! We’re halfway through the holiday, and have more fun and festive giveaways planned! This is about the time when it starts getting nice and toasty warm once the menorot are all lit. Let’s get to our giveaway for tonight! Today’s prize is: a Kate Spade Lola Glitter Medium Phone Wristlet in Sienna. YES. PINK SPARKLY PART DEUX!   How adorable is that? Want some specs? The bag measures approximately 5.1″h x 9.0″w … Continue reading SBTB Hanukkah Celebration 2020 – Night Four Giveaway!

SBTB Hanukkah Celebration 2020 – Night Three Giveaway!

It’s the third night of Hanukkah when, if you’re me, you’ve finally remembered all the blessings and don’t stumble over them while you light candles. It’s also getting pretty LIT. Ha ha. Ready for another giveaway? Let’s do this! Today’s prize is a Kate Spade Jae Medium Double Zip Wristlet in deep cornflower blue. I absolutely love this color. It’s just beautiful. Here are the specs! It measures 4.7″ H x 7.4″ W The inside … Continue reading SBTB Hanukkah Celebration 2020 – Night Three Giveaway!

SBTB Hanukkah Celebration 2020 – Night Two Giveaway!

Ready for more? Hope so! Have to fry up more latkes, and round up more prizes. Ready? Let’s do this! Today’s prize is: a Kate Spade Staci Double Zip Wristlet in Candy Shop.  Seriously look how cute it is. Want some specs? The bag measures approximately 4.7″h x 7.4″w It has a zip top closure Inside are six slots for cards, three per compartment IT is so CUTE. Want to enter? Yay! Just leave a comment … Continue reading SBTB Hanukkah Celebration 2020 – Night Two Giveaway!

SBTB Hanukkah Celebration 2020 – Night One Giveaway!

It’s time, it’s time! Every year, we do eight nights of giveaways to celebrate Hanukkah, and this year, I’m getting as much light, festivity, and fried food together as possible. Happy Hanukkah 5781! As always, we want celebrate all of you in the SBTB community, and the ways in which you bring light to the world by being so generous, kind, thoughtful, and also hilarious. So starting today and lasting for eight days, we’re going … Continue reading SBTB Hanukkah Celebration 2020 – Night One Giveaway!

Caption That Cover: Title Mad Libs

We’re back with another caption contest. This cover was sent in by Jessica, who had this to say: I saw this cover and had to share. I can’t get over the position of the man’s crotch to the wolf’s howling mouth. Please tell me I’m not the only one who thought this looked like imminent fellatio. These titles always remind me of Mad Libs or if you did a title randomizer. What other random titles … Continue reading Caption That Cover: Title Mad Libs

Caption That Cover: Pick a Pumpkin

We’re back with another cover caption contest, especially because a lot of you may be in need of some books right now. Big thanks to Jenny for sending this cover in! From Jenny: I just can’t get past the photoshopped pumpkin cap on the baby. The poor thing. Sarah: For once, I think the dude and the baby were in the same photo, but that cap was very likely not. Tara: I want to see … Continue reading Caption That Cover: Pick a Pumpkin

Caption That Cover: A Throwback

A clinch cover but both parties are scantily clad in questionable furs.

For this caption contest, we’re going Old Skool! This was sent in to us by Ashley for Cover Snark consideration. Here’s what Ashley said: I’m kind of afraid of the animal fur dress she’s wearing, but also will not lie to you. I’d probs wear it. It looks fun and warm. Once I stop looking at the dress though, I notice the man has no pants? So I’m glad he custom fashioned an absolute banger … Continue reading Caption That Cover: A Throwback

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