Raging Romantics Podcast

Raging Romantics Podcast2020-10-21T13:09:13-04:00
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A NOPL Podcast: Raging Romantics

Join librarians Jackie and Jen for this twice-monthly podcast to discuss one of the most divisive genres out there: romance! They’ll cover topics such as the ebook publishing sphere, genre-shaming, “chick lit”, Fifty Shades, book reviews, and more. They’ll be sure to have baked goods, bad dad jokes, and a few good stories along the way.

This podcast is rated for mature audiences and may be unsuitable for children under 17.

One of These Books Didn’t Suck

Season 1 – Episode 4

Vampires were at one time one of the most popular romance heroes, especially in Young Adult fiction; now, however, they appear to have gone back into the coffin. What attributed to their meteoric rise through authors such as Christine Feehan and Stephanie Meyer? In this episode, librarians Jen and Jackie review these two authors and their popular series, “Dark” (Feehan), and “Twilight” (Meyer). Were you a Twihard like Jackie? Or do you prefer your vampires with a little more grit, like Jen? Sparkle on, romance nerds!

Vampires: Why are Bloodsuckers so Sexy?

Season 1 – Episode 3

Join Jackie and Jen as they debate the pros and cons of vampire heroes in romance novels. Are you Team Edward? Or do you think these books absolutely suck?

Intro: Meet the Biggest Romance Nerds Out There


Welcome to Raging Romantics! In this episode, librarians Jackie and Jen introduce themselves and their history with the romance genre. Curious how we got into reading these books, and the sorts of titles we like to read? Listen to find out more!