A weekly (ish) round-up of quotes and images from book lovers around the interwebs.
‘…in order for the alpha-hero of a great romance to be worthy and ready for love and family life, the heroine must see the best in him and he must recognize the worst in himself.’ — Miss Bates, Review: Jennifer Hayward’s CLAIMING THE ROYAL INNOCENT
‘It’s nice seeing the wrinkles on screen, even if they don’t extend past Matt Damon’s chin…’ — Char, Bek and Char Review: Jason Bourne
‘A bunch of romance novel readers and writers are meeting up in Montreal in the summer of 2017. It will be a casual affair, a few dozen folks, some outings, drinks and lots of conversation about our favorite books. Kind of like a regular convention except without all the panels and officialness.’ — Romance Novel Meetup (According to this tweet, it will be on the weekend of Aug 11-13.)
Book Expo Australia will have a blogger track this year. One of the keynotes is Aussie romance book blogger Natasha from Natasha is a Book Junkie. You can find the program here. Sunday, October 9 at Rosehill Racecourse, 10am to 3pm. $26
— flacs (@f1ac5) August 9, 2016
Hey, Australia, come see me in Melbourne and Sydney! pic.twitter.com/BL0lQTsAhq
— Rainbow Rowell (@rainbowrowell) August 10, 2016
I discovered a new podcast! Pop Queer-ies explores the place of queer identities and feminism in pop culture and related media. Here’s the introductory episode on Soundcloud, and the podcast is also available on iTunes.
Graphic: Kim Tomacruz via Canva.com