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Let’s talk about Romance Novels! From the ones we saw on our mother’s night stands to the ones at thrift stores and everything in-between! Classics like Pride and Prejudice, to some newer classics like Me Before You. Let’s see what these books have to say about what we want or need in a romantic relationship and how does the relationships hold up to today’s standards! Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/paperbackromancebc/support

The Paperback Romance Book Club Melissa Haskins

    • Arts
    • 4.8 • 9 Ratings

Let’s talk about Romance Novels! From the ones we saw on our mother’s night stands to the ones at thrift stores and everything in-between! Classics like Pride and Prejudice, to some newer classics like Me Before You. Let’s see what these books have to say about what we want or need in a romantic relationship and how does the relationships hold up to today’s standards! Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/paperbackromancebc/support

    Chapter Forty- A Court of Hope & Regret

    Chapter Forty- A Court of Hope & Regret

    In this book review of tiktok's favorite fantasy book Melissa talks about A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas. A fandom that can be compared to that of Star Wars and Lord of the Rings, this book seems to be everywhere, but does it hold up to its hype?
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Chapter Thirty-Nine: In the Search for the Perfect Vampire

    Chapter Thirty-Nine: In the Search for the Perfect Vampire

    In this episode, Melissa talks about her new search for finding the perfect vampire book. Must be tall, pale, Spike level energy, but will also want cuddles. In this first installment, Melissa talks about the current vampire books she's reading and talks about Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost the first book in the Night Prince series. There's also a surprise at the end of the episode! 


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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Chapter Thirty-Eight: May I Introduce the Ravenels

    Chapter Thirty-Eight: May I Introduce the Ravenels

    In this episode, Melissa covers the first book in the Ravenel series; Cold-Hearted Rake by Lisa Kleypas. While this book is a romance book between Kathleen and Devon, we also get the groundwork for the rest of the series for the Ravenel family. A family that is in dire need of therapy and tight hugs. Take a listen to know why other romance readers put this on their comfort reading list! 


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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Chapter Thirty-Seven: Up Next! An Irish Time Traveling Family!

    Chapter Thirty-Seven: Up Next! An Irish Time Traveling Family!

    In this episode I cover Nancy Scanlon’s Mist of Fate series. A four book saga is about the O’Rourke family, finding your soulmate, and learning a thing or two from the past! For anyone who loves time travel romance and all the twist and turns that go along with it!!!

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    • 58 min
    Chapter Thirty-Six: A Ménage in the Highlands

    Chapter Thirty-Six: A Ménage in the Highlands

    In this episode, I wrap up my February book challenge (to myself) by covering Nicola Davidson's Scandalous Passions as well as a very brief summary of Brooke Stanton's Breaking Josephine. What works in a thruple relationship and what doesn't and why you shouldn't go around spanking your employees. New Episodes will be coming to you weekly on Tuesdays! 


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    • 50 min
    Chapter Thirty-Five: Soft & Hard Limits (a review of Leather and Lace by Samantha A. Cole)

    Chapter Thirty-Five: Soft & Hard Limits (a review of Leather and Lace by Samantha A. Cole)

    Hello, Hi, and Welcome back! In this season 3 starter episode I cover Leather and Lace a Trident Security book 1 by Samantha A. Cole. This month of February I'll be covering all Erotica Romance books and let me tell you something, there are some FANTASTIC books out there in this category, but there are also not-so-great ones either. Take a listen to which one I think this book belongs to! Remember to know what your soft and hard limits are! 


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    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Molly69 ,

Good podcast

You have turn me on to some great authors that I have enjoyed reading

MsEmilyEdwards ,

Love this show

Such a great way to discuss the evolution of romance lit. Melissa is a great host!

SLC Film Fan '18 ,

Quirky and Fun

Love the contagious enthusiasm for romance novels. I also love Melissa’s warm and calming voice tone and the way she tells her own story while talking about topics.

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