This Is How You Do It.

As I sit on my bed writing this post, there’s a cat curled up asleep beside me, and I can’t help but wonder if it’s not a cat at all, and instead a fallen angel. I mean, if I were a fallen angel, I could see taking the form of an asshole that gets pampered … Read more…

Paint Me Like One of Your French Girls: Art in Romance.

When I started narrowing down my choices for my list post of five sexy tortured artists in romance, I kept thinking about how there are all sorts of sexy themes in romance novels, firemen, navy seals, cops, billionaires, billionaire firemen, billionaire cops, billionaire navy seals, billionaire billionaires…There are also the taboo themes, stepbrother, stepfather, teacher, … Read more…

Do Vampires Drink Bloody Marys?

Do you know what day is coming up? OH YES! Easter! Other than the deeply religious significance of the holiday, it also means two very important things: brunch, and Easter eggs. Well, I have something for both cravings right now. One is the perfect twist on a classic in the form of a spicy Irish … Read more…

I Am Still Trying to Think of a Pithy Title.

This book, guys. Perfect fall afternoon. [buy here] Up until late last night I wasn’t sure I was going to write this post. I had and have so many conflicting feelings about whether it was “right” or not. I found myself in this ambiguous space between excitement over a really fun and well-written romance I’d … Read more…

seven layer seafood salad

The Scandinavian and The Slav SLAY.

I’m sunburned from festivities this weekend. I’m tired from figuring out how to muster up the motivation to take my kids to school for two more days, and I’m worried about the world being run by an angry lying q-tip, and and angry lying Cheeto. But it was PRIDE!!, and I love love. And I’m … Read more…