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Kilts, Cupcakes, and Romance Novels: The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 31

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Welcome to The Librarian Is In, The New York Public Library's podcast about books, culture, and what to read next.

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Frank and Gwen dive into two very different romance novels with NYPL librarians  Annie Lin and Kate Fais.  Plus: a super-clean podcast, a binge-watch-able show, and a gender-bending picture book.

Guest Stars: Annie Lin & Kate Fais

romance
Cupcakes! Kilts! Scotland!

Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan

When a Scot Ties the Knot by Tessa Dare

Wikipedia's excellent definition of a regency romance

9 Romances Featuring Fat Girls on Book Riot

Non-Book Recommendations

Kate: Ask a Clean Person podcast

Annie: Binge-watching Freaks & Geeks

freaks
Aw, the freaks and the geeks were so young and cute! Photo from slate.com.

Gwen: Worm Loves Worm by J. J. Austrian and thousands of Young Voices kids singing “Birdhouse in Your Soul” on YouTube

Frank: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier and Moulin Rouge

Plus: The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde

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Much fun

As a somewhat shame-faced romance reader I particularly enjoyed this podcast. Excellent observations from Frank re the comfort factor and astute comments from Gwen re the annoying big little gender thing. I've seen tall or plump romance heroines, but never a short hero.

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