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Whatcha Reading? February 2024, Part Two

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Welcome back to Whatcha Reading! This is our second and last one of February 2024. How are you ending the month? Shana: I’m reading Three Holidays and a Wedding by Uzma Jalaluddin and Marissa Stapley. It’s a Ramadan-Christmas-Hanukkah romcom set in a Canadian small town. I really love that it takes place in 2000, because there’s lots of cultural easter eggs to enjoy. Lara: I just finished The Martian by Andy Weir and it was … Continue reading Whatcha Reading? February 2024, Part Two

Whatcha Reading? February 2024, Part One

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Welcome to Whatcha Reading! It’s our first one of the month and we want to hear about which books are at the top of your TBR pile. Elyse: I’m reading Where the Dead Wait, which a horror novel about arctic exploration that includes cannibalism, so it feels weird to say it’s just incredibly beautifully written. If you like horror it’s a must read. Lara: I’m reading At First Spite by Olivia Dade. It’s a bit … Continue reading Whatcha Reading? February 2024, Part One

Whatcha Reading? January 2024, Part Two

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Welcome back to Whatcha Reading? As we close out January (already?!), we want to hear what you’ve been reading, the good or the bad. Sarah: Demon Daughter by Lois McMaster Bujold! New Penric new Penric! Penric and Desdemona makes me remember Catherine fondly, too, since she and I talked to McMaster Bujold in a podcast episode about this series. I love that the series is her retirement and I hope she’s still having a good … Continue reading Whatcha Reading? January 2024, Part Two

Whatcha Reading? January 2024, Part One

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It’s our first Whatcha Reading of 2024! Are you starting off strong or taking a more casual approach to your TBR pile? Sarah: I’m listening to the Kurland St. Mary Mystery series by Catherine Lloyd, which I learned about in the December 2015 issue of RT. We’re talking about it in this week’s episode, in fact. BUT. BUT! I learned about book three. So like a weirdo I started with book one, and then listened … Continue reading Whatcha Reading? January 2024, Part One

Whatcha Reading? December 2023, Part Two

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It’s our last Whatcha Reading of 2023! Can you believe it?! Here’s what we’re reading right now: … Sarah: I started the The Jinn-Bot of Shantiport and it is terrific so far. Shana: I just finished Love in the Liner Notes by Katta Kis. It gave me a taste for angst so I’m reading Unnatural Fate by JR Gray. It’s a m/m fated mates romance between a werewolf and a vampire on opposite sides of … Continue reading Whatcha Reading? December 2023, Part Two

Whatcha Reading? December 2023, Part One

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Welcome back to Whatcha Reading? Here’s how we’re starting December: Tara: I’m reading a very cute f/f holiday romance novella called A Flight to Love by Frankie Fyre. It has a second chance situation and the leads are going to be stranded in an airport together. I’ve heard good things and so far it’s delivering. Sarah: I’m listening to A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive Baking by T Kingfisher based on a recommendation from a podcast … Continue reading Whatcha Reading? December 2023, Part One

Whatcha Reading? November 2023, Part Two

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Welcome back to Whatcha Reading? Here’s how we’re wrapping up November: Lara: I just started Don’t Want You Like a Best Friend by Emma R. Alban and so far I’m charmed! Shana: I’ve been wanting to read that, Lara! I just finished Game On by Seressia Glass. It’s about a gamer and who streams her scathing critique of a game that lacks racial diversity…and the hot, nerdy CEO of the game company who responds to … Continue reading Whatcha Reading? November 2023, Part Two

Whatcha Reading? November 2023, Part One

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Welcome to November! A brand new month of reading! Here’s how we’re kicking things off: Lara: I just finished the utterly delightful Alis Hawkins book, A Bitter Remedy. Historical mystery with a fearsome female protagonist. Yes please! Tara: I’m reading Tempted by the Bollywood Star by Sophia Singh Sasson and I’m really enjoying it! It’s a second-chance f/f romance between a closeted Bollywood star and a Hollywood producer, a decade after their initial kick at … Continue reading Whatcha Reading? November 2023, Part One

Whatcha Reading? October 2023, Part Two

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Welcome back to Whatcha Reading! This is where we talk about…well, what we’ve been reading. Pretty self-explanatory! Claudia: I’ve started Forever Your Rogue by Erin Langston. I heard good things about it so I’m excited. Lara: I read two books this weekend. A Demon’s Guide to Wooing a Witch by Sarah Hawley which I’ll need a whole review to unpack my feelings on because they’re so mixed. Then I absolutely devoured Katee Robert’s Hunt on … Continue reading Whatcha Reading? October 2023, Part Two

Whatcha Reading? October 2023, Part One

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Welcome back to Whatcha Reading! Here’s how we’re kicking off October: Claudia: I’m reading A Nobleman’s Guide to Seducing a Scoundrel by KJ Charles, after weeks of waiting for my library copy to drop. It’s book 2 of her new series and I’m glad to be back to the marsh (posh side) now. Lara: I’m trying to get myself back on track with my reading challenge after a major diversion into Alice Coldbreath territory. So … Continue reading Whatcha Reading? October 2023, Part One

Whatcha Reading? September 2023, Part Two

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We’re wrapping up September with our second Whatcha Reading. We want to know what you’re reading to close out the month. Elyse:  I’ve been knitting more than reading lately, but I did just start Salt Kiss by Sierra Simone. Sarah: I have been listening to a book that KJ Charles recommended on the podcast – definitely not a romance: Johannes Cabal the Necromancer. He has a year to collect 100 souls for the devil so … Continue reading Whatcha Reading? September 2023, Part Two