Links: Adaptation News, Decluttering, & More
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Articles / May 1, 2019

Welcome to May! Can you believe it? We are officially five months into 2019. BookLover’s Con is this month. Are any of you attending? If so, the SBTB team hopes to see you there. I’m excited to see how the first year of BLCon goes and I’m even more excited to be in New Orleans. … Did you know May is National Masturbation Month? Join Bawdy Bookworms for a themed bingo contest, complete with prizes! … The Rivers of London series by Ben Aaronovitch is being adapted for television! Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (the duo behind Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World’s End) are behind this one. … Author Amy Andrews is over at Frolic.Media to convince you all why funny sexy is the best sex in romance. Do you agree? What are you favorite funny sex scenes in romance? … No shame in letting spring cleaning infiltrate your inbox! I loved this thread on decluttering your email and have vowed to set aside time to tackle this. I dunno who needs to hear this but, there's no reason for you to have one THOUSAND unread emails in your inbox, half of which are spam from 5 years…

Guest Review: The Austen Playbook by Lucy Parker
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Articles / May 1, 2019

C+ The Austen Playbook by Lucy Parker April 22, 2019 · Carina Press RomanceContemporary Romance NB: We received two different reviews for this book, and thought both perspectives were interesting and thoughtful. We’re sharing both to encourage discussion and to highlight different expectations and results of reading anticipated books – and we definitely want to know what you thought, too! This guest review is by PamG. PamG is a life-long reader who began her word addiction as a kid wandering the library stacks and choosing books by blurb and cover art. Her best decades were her thirties and forties when she returned to school to complete a BA in English, then returned to normal family life and she became a Judo mom and judoka for +/-10 years. She is now approaching 30 years as a reference assistant in the library media center of her Alma Mater and is still choosing books by blurb and cover art–though digitally now–and by the wisdom of the Bitchery. Thanks, Pam! … I’d been looking forward to this book so hard. Everything I’ve read by Lucy Parker has been a five star/A+ read. Her stuff is evocative of the best of Ngaio Marsh and has…

A Marquess, Romantic Suspense, & More
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Articles / May 1, 2019

Listen to Me Listen to Me by Kristen Proby is $1.99! Both Sarah and I picked it as part of a previous April’s Hide Your Wallet post. Readers recommend this if you want something sexy, but easy on the angst. However, some expressed difficulty maintaining their interest. It has a 4-star rating on Goodreads. In New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Kristen Proby’s brand new series, five best friends open a hot new restaurant, but one of them gets much more than she bargained for when a sexy former rock star walks through the doors—and into her heart. Seduction is quickly becoming the hottest new restaurant in Portland, and Addison Wade is proud to claim 1/5 of the credit. She’s determined to make it a success and can’t think of a better way to bring in new customers than live music. But when former rock star Jake Keller swaggers through the doors to apply for the weekend gig, she knows she’s in trouble. Addie instantly recognizes him—his posters were plastered all over her bedroom walls in high school—he’s all bad boy…exactly her type and exactly what she doesn’t need. Jake Keller walked away from the limelight five years ago and yearns…

May’s New Releases
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Articles / May 1, 2019

It’s time to talk new releases for May! I don’t know about you, but I feel like it’s been ages since we talking about upcoming books. May is going to be particularly rough on my own wallet, though here are a few more titles you may be anticipating: Gay royal romance alert: Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston ( A | BN | K | G | AB ). Lesbian royal romance alert: Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins ( A | BN | K | G | AB ). Middlegame by Seanan McGuire ( A | BN | K | G | AB ) is a new standalone fantasy. Mercy Thompson fans are sure to pick up Storm Cursed by Patricia Briggs ( A | BN | K | G | AB ). Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark ( A | BN | K | G | AB ) is out! Shout out to my fellow murderinos. Meg Tilly continues her Solace Island series with Cliff’s Edge ( A | BN | K | G | AB ). Excited for Tightrope by Amanda Quick? ( A | BN | K | G | AB ) Jane Austen fans! Don’t miss Pride, Prejudice, and…