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Erin (the Veteran) and Clayton (the "Virgin") discuss new romance novels every week in this fun celebration of the romance genre.

Learning The Tropes: A Podcast for Romance Novel Veterans and Virgins Erin Leafe and Clayton Gumbert

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Erin (the Veteran) and Clayton (the "Virgin") discuss new romance novels every week in this fun celebration of the romance genre.

    Strange Love by Ann Aguirre, Episode 70

    Strange Love by Ann Aguirre, Episode 70

    This week we read Strange Love by Ann Aguirre and talked about some TRULY alien sex. Plus, Clayton falls for a beta! 
     
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    The 13th (Netflix)
     
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    • 1 hr 16 min
    While You Were Sleeping (1995) Movie Review

    While You Were Sleeping (1995) Movie Review

    This week Erin, Clayton and Producer Patty watched While You Were Sleeping (1995), starring Sandra Bullock and Bill Pullman. Does this movie make the Learning The Tropes Rom-Com Canon? Listen to find out!
     
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Interview: Kwana Jackson (Author of Real Men Knit)

    Interview: Kwana Jackson (Author of Real Men Knit)

    As a special Friday bonus, here's an interview Erin did with Kwana Jackson, author of Real Men Knit! Enjoy!
     
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    Real Men Knit by Kwana Jackson
     
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    The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams, Episode 69

    The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams, Episode 69

    This one was a doozy! This week we read The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams and had A LOT to say!
     
    This week's episode was brought to you by Wind River Undercover by Lindsay McKenna.
    Discover the true meaning of love and freedom in the American West with the Wind River Valley series written by New York Times bestselling author, US Navy Veteran, and genre pioneer Lindsay McKenna. With her signature military and law enforcement heroes in a Western romance setting, this distinguished author’s finest talents combine to bring this engrossing series to a close as two federal DEA agents go undercover in the ranching community to finally take down the cartel that has darkened their doorstep for good.
     
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Tycoon by Joanna Shupe, Episode 68

    Tycoon by Joanna Shupe, Episode 68

    This episode we read Tycoon by Joanna Shupe and talk about kissing skills, trains and Clayton drills down on his perfect hero!

    • 55 min
    Love Lettering by Kate Clayborn, Episode 67

    Love Lettering by Kate Clayborn, Episode 67

    (Warning: This episode is HEAVY on the New York City talk. You've been warned!)
     
    This week we read Love Lettering by Kate Clayborn and talk about the joy of long walks, the pain of friend break ups and our love of New York City. We warned you!
     
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    Beastie Boys Story (Apple +)
     
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    Open Book - Jessica Simpson
     
     
    This episode is brought to you by In To Her by JA Huss, available now at Audible.com.
    Hit men, AJ and Logan, are professional mobsters and spending a sexy night stranded with their mark, Yvette, wasn’t in the plan. But one night changes everything and they soon find themselves plotting a way out of the job AND the mob. In To Her is an angsty, MFM, page-turning read that will keep you guessing until the very last word.
     
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