BT032. Recap: Australian Romance Readers Convention 2017

BT032. Recap: Australian Romance Readers Convention 2017

Guest: Rudi Bremer | Host: Kat Mayo | Audio producer: Rudi Bremer | Recorded: 4/03/2017 ARRC

Event debriefs are always a mixed bag in the podcast, but I think Rudi and I did a commendable job of keeping on theme in this episode. Gabby couldn’t make it this time around, but if things go to plan, we should be able record more of these blogger roundtables in the coming months.

Rudi and I recap some of our highlights at the Australian Romance Readers Convention. This is somewhat poignant, because at the last ARRA AGM, it was confirmed that there would be no more ARRCs going forward. I’m sad that ARRA couldn’t sustain this event, but I think romance readers will find each other given half a chance, so I look forward to seeing new events pop up, and existing events grow in Australia.

Also, I realise this isn’t much of a teaser for the episode, so heads up: we talk about what happens when you need to pee during a social call in the Regency era, who writes romance novellas well, and (in)appropriate fangirl behaviour. 


Rudi Bremer — Book Thingo blogger and audio producer, owner of The Most Awesome Shoes In The Universe@rudi_bee


  • BT | Amz | Aud — Welcome to Temptation by Jennifer Crusie
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Manhunting by Jennifer Crusie
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Winter by John Marsden
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Tomorrow When the War Began by John Marsden
  • BT | Amz | Aud — So Much to Tell You by John Marsden
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Where’s Wally? by Martin Handford
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Fifty Bales of Hay by Rachael Treasure
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Black Dagger Brotherhood series by J.R. Ward [ BDB cheat sheets ]
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Dreaming of You by Lisa Kleypas
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Romancing Mr. Bridgerton by Julia Quinn
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Motorcycle Club series by Kristen Ashley
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Shadowheart by Laura Kinsale
  • BT | Amz | Aud — When the Duke Returns by Eloisa James
  • BT | Amz | Aud — A Kiss for Midwinter by Courtney Milan
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Unlocked by Courtney Milan
  • BT | Amz | Aud — The Hating Game by Sally Thorne [ review ]
  • BT | Amz | Aud — The Deal by Elle Kennedy — features running buddies
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Lead by Kylie Scott — features running buddies
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Beautiful Player by Christina Lauren — features running buddies
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Learning to Fall by Mina V. Esguerra [ review ]


Courtney MilanThea Harrison, Amber Bardan, Kylie Scott, Melina Marchetta, Jaclyn Moriarty, John Marsden, C.S. Pacat, Anna Cowan, Danielle Binks, Alisha Rai, Fabio, Kristen Callihan, Anne Gracie, Bronwyn Parry, Christine Wells, Tessa Dare, Rose Lerner, Alyssa Cole, Victoria Dahl


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