Hide Your Wallet: September 26th Release Week!

We're wrapping up the month with one more round of new releases! Come see what we're anticipating!

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Hide Your Wallet: September 19th Release Week

Welcome back to a new week of new releases! We’ve switched Hide Your Wallet to a weekly basis in an effort to cover more books in a more digestible format. There’s some scifi, fantasy, horror, and even non-fiction. Also, a lot of interesting covers! Which books do you want to pick up or put on hold this week? Let us know in the comments!

Lightning Review

A Nobleman’s Guide to Seducing a Scoundrel by KJ Charles

A Nobleman’s Guide to Seducing a Scoundrel

Let’s start with the fact that I adore KJ Charles’ books. All of them. So I was well-positioned to love this one, especially as I had adored the first book in this series, which Carrie reviewed. Book two didn’t quite have the complexity of that first book, but I still loved this story and devoured it quickly. Rufus, a major in the army, has found out that he is in fact an earl, specifically the … Continue reading A Nobleman’s Guide to Seducing a Scoundrel by KJ Charles

Get Rec’d with Amanda – Volume 50

We’ve hit fifty posts! Can you believe it?! This one is full of book recommendations I’ve found from other people or recommendations given to me personally. There’s some oceanic horror, pop culture deep dives, supervillains, and Arthurian legends. Have you picked up anything based on a recommendation lately? Have a rec you want to pass along? Let us know!

The SBTB Daily: Don’t Miss A Thing!

You are invited - Join the SBTB Daily Newsletter! At the bottom is a small international border envelope with a picture of the Ladies inside

Here at SBTB HQ, we hope the site remains a bright spot of hilarity and recommendation in your day. Blogs and free websites in general are a slowly disappearing medium, and we’re very proud to still be here, hanging out with y’all. Building a robust newsletter list of people who want to read everything (Hi!) is part of staying alive. Sorry that song is stuck in your head now. Anypoodle, we post ebook sales every … Continue reading The SBTB Daily: Don’t Miss A Thing!

Hide Your Wallet

Book Beat: Cookbooks, Holiday Romance, & More

Welcome to Book Beat! Book Beat aims to highlight other books that we may hear about through friends, social media, or other sources. We could see a gorgeous ad! Or find a new-to-us author on a list of underrated romances! Think of Book Beat as Teen Beat or Tiger Beat, but for books. And no staples to open to get the fold-out poster.


580. Stop and Look at the Stars, with Jennifer L. Armentrout

I had a whopping good time talking with Jennifer Armentrout about her new book, Fall of Ruin and Wrath, about ApollyCon – which is now almost 10 years old! We’re going to talk about the behind the scenes of ApollyCon, her launch title for the new Bramble imprint of fantasy romance, plus she takes questions from some of you about disability advocacy, living with a visual impairment, and what changes she’s seen in publishing. Music: … Continue reading 580. Stop and Look at the Stars, with Jennifer L. Armentrout

Book Review

The Good Ally by Nova Reid

The Good Ally

Do not fear the page length of The Good Ally, which, in paperback form, is enormous. The book has a generous font size, it’s easy to read in terms of language, and the author, Nova Reid, is firm but empathetic in her approach to those of us who want to be actively and effectively anti-racist but may find ourselves sidelined by ignorance, fear, shame, and our own internalized White supremacy. Even if you’ve done a … Continue reading The Good Ally by Nova Reid

Links: Podcasts, Reading Recs, & More

Workspace with computer, journal, books, coffee, and glasses.

Welcome back, everyone! How are we all doing? I can’t stop thinking about this Smitten Kitchen recipe for Pizza Beans. We ate almost all of it in one go and have been mourning the loss of leftovers. Do y’all have any recent recipes that you’re loving? I’m also hoping we’re slowly sliding into fall soon in New England. I’m a sucker for “soup season” and big, oversized sweaters. … Sarah: I was the guest this … Continue reading Links: Podcasts, Reading Recs, & More

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