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Ana and Chris
Ana and Chris love books, baseball, travel and our families
Interests: Baseball, Comicbooks, romance novels, traveling
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Guest post by @KatrinDavidson / @Katreadskissingbooks on IG 2020 has been a roller coaster ride, that both physically and mentally, many of us didn’t expect to be so intense. For some romance readers, sometimes slipping into our favourite genre perhaps didn’t feel right. It didn’t give us the comfort that... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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Guest Post by Geek Girl @emergentgeek Gothic Romance is today’s #RomBkLove subject. The genre is characterized by a creepy, unsettling atmosphere and is usually set in an old, dark mansion, house, or castle full of secrets and suspicious servants. The house itself is frequently the third main character in the... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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Guest post by Angela James I’m here to represent all the people who like very specific things in their reading, and as soon as you know that very specific element is in a book, you’re ready to read it. It might be a trope, a character trait, a specific storyline,... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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#RomBkLove 2021 Day 25: Duty vs. Love recs from #RomBkLove Team. Stacey Agdern (@nystacey) recommends: Tracey Livesay's Sweet Talking Lover Relation to theme: fmc falls in love with the mayor of the town whose plant she's sent to close down . Representation: black woman author, black woman fmc, interracial Holly... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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#RomBkLove 2021 Day 23: Action & Adventure Not all Action & Adventure romance is RS, what romances kept your heart pumping & your brain guessing as the MC's engaged in all kind of hijinks & misadventures across genre lines? Do you any favorite authors? When I think action and adventure... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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Cultural rep in Romance: Every (un-hurtful) take is valid and important Guest Post by Royaline Sing Disclaimer: These are solely my opinions and I am not speaking for any particular identity as an authority. I am mostly sticking to desi references. A dialog is welcome. Romance is about hope. It's... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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Guest post by Hannah Hearts Romance, @hannahheartsro1 Mental health in Romance I love that so many authors are writing stories that show how mental illness impacts people and relationships. Too often in other genres, the “realistic” depictions of mental health challenges lean toward despair and hopelessness. In romance, even if... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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#RomBkLove 2021 Day 17: Animal Companions Be it a depressed dog, a feral racoon or and all out menagerie, animal companions often steal the book. Jessica of the @damselspodcast shares her wonderfully eclectic list: https://damselspodcast.com/2021/05/17/rombklove-animal-companions Who are the most memorable for you? Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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Guest post by Charlotte @charlottelovestoread on ig & @allllthebooks on twitter As a reader who prefers open door romance, usually high heat, I have a lot of options available to me, but seeking out a wider variety of authors and character representation has helped me better understand and celebrate myself... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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What are your favorite inclusive low heat romances? Do you find low heat reads in all subgenres, or mostly in certain ones? What do you look for in a low heat romance? Guest post by Reina Williams Low heat romance looks and feels different to everyone. You might not even... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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Our guest post today is by Vicki Haddix, a romance loving librarian and one of our #RomBkLove support team: Music has always had a big place in my life, and I’m eagerly anticipating more concerts to attend in person in the coming months! I also really enjoy reading about musicians... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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#RomBkLove 2021Day 12: One of the best things about PNR is the different powers that can be found in these books. What weird and wonderful powers have been unforgettable? These are a few Melinda has loved! https://smexybooks.com/2021/05/rombklove-2021-day-12-weird-and-wonderful-powers.html And what would *your* power be if you were a character in a... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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Jen Twimom has put together a great rec post of her favorite Fake Relationships. Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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Impossible relationships. RomBkLove 2021 Day 10: Today we’re going to talk about couples separated by wildly impossible circumstances who still manage to end up together. What do you consider wildly impossible circumstances? What couples do you want to see make it despite everything the world (and the writer) throw at... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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Mother's Day can be a hard day. Hard for the mothers's who feel uncherished, hard for those who have lost their mothers, hard for adults with rocky relationships with their mothers, hard for those who wanted to be mothers and were unable to, hard for biological mothers who adopted out,... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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#RomBkLove 2021Day 8: Romance Remix, what are your favorite retellings? Do you fall for Hades/Persephone or do you look for Fairytales? The Smut Report has a list of their faves: https://smutreport.com/2021/05/08/saturday-smutty-six-romance-remix/ Archive: Day 8's Tweets: For a full list of prompts visit: https://www.anacoqui.com/2021/04/rombklove-2021.html Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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#RomBkLove 2021Day 7:What books keep you up late into the night? What makes a book a perfect choice for Bad Decision Book Club? Melanie shares some of the books she gladly gave up sleep for. Find her recs at Smexy's: https://smexybooks.com/2021/05/rombklove-2021-day-7-bad-decisions-book-club.html #BDBC Archive: Day 7's Tweets: For a full list... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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#RomBkLove 2021Day 6: Comfort in Kindness What romances offer refuge through kindness? What do you find sexy in Kindness? What are the comforting kind gestures that have made you swoon? Find @TheLadyInReds recs here: http://goodbadandunread.com/2021/05/06/rombklove-2021-comfort-in-kindness/and tell us yours! Archive: Day 6's Tweets: For a full list of prompts visit: https://www.anacoqui.com/2021/04/rombklove-2021.html Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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RomBkLove 2021Day 5: More the Merrier: What are you favorite inclusive Ménage and polyamorous romances? What do you look for? does it best? Author Jaycee Jarvis shares her favorites: Welcome to #RomBkLove day 5: Ménage and Polyamory Romance Today we’re going to celebrate one of my favorite relationship dynamics in... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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#RomBkLove 2021 Day 4: What audiobooks captivate you? Which narrators or novels keep you plugged in? What is your favorite thing about listening to romance? @Books_Sense has a list of her favorites: https://romanceandsensibility.com/2021/05/02/rombklove-2021-day-4-captivating-audiobooks/ Archive: Day 4's Tweets For a full list of prompts visit: https://www.anacoqui.com/2021/04/rombklove-2021.html Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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#RomBkLove 2021 Day 3: Dress up or pair up your favorite romances books covers with amazing fashion Check out @nickofthebooks post for inspiration. http://www.theinfinitelimitsoflove.com/2021/05/a-bookish-fashion-show-rombklove.html (Please add an ALT description to your images!) Archive: For a full list of prompts visit: https://www.anacoqui.com/2021/04/rombklove-2021.html Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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When people refer to romance as escapist is rarely done in a positive light but I want us all to revel in it today. I love romance, I love it when it is deeply mundane and grounded in our nitty gritty realities (but with all the orgasms) and when it... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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As we begin this 2nd Pandemic #RomBkLove, we've all had to grapple how life-changing this experience have been. Some have left jobs, relationships, communities in order to do what they need to survive. Even from positions of comfort and privilege (able to work remotely, access to vaccines, etc.) I have... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books
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Welcome back to #RomBkLove! For the 2nd time in the midst of a pandemic we are taking a little time to celebrate inclusive romance. This is our fifth year and our 7th go around! This year we welcome a new crew of romance readers and lovers sharing their inclusive recs... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2021 at Ana Coqui: Immersed in Books