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News and reviews of romance media

Pancake Sex Book Club: A Princess in Theory

May 21, 2018 |

In anticipation of the royal wedding, Pancake Sex Book Club read “A Princess in Theory” by Alyssa Cole, which is a delightful book with this premise: What if those Nigerian prince scam emails were real?

Next month (OK, really … Read More

Crimson Peak: A Gothic Horror Romance feat. Tom Hiddleston ( Teaser Trailer)

February 13, 2015 |

“When her heart is stolen by a seductive stranger, a young woman is swept away to a house atop a mountain of blood-red clay: a place filled with secrets that will haunt her forever. Between desire and darkness, between mystery … Read More

Enough Already With The Fifty Shades Hate

February 6, 2015 | | One Comment

(trigger warning: rape and non-consent concepts discussed)

Indulge me a short rant.

I agree with everyone. Fifty Shades of Grey is a terrible book. It’s poorly written fan fiction of another terrible book.

The characters are insipid, the language is anything but sexy, … Read More

Nat Ponders

December 30, 2014 |

Hey there Can’t Talk readers–enjoy another great guest article by Nat!

If you don’t see two girls kiss, does it mean they’re not in a romantic relationship?

I’ve been pondering the above question since the release of Dragon Age: Inquisition. … Read More

First Impressions: Outlander

September 19, 2014 | | One Comment

You might have heard about Outlander, in one form or another. Outlander is a series of novels by Diana Gabaldon. The first novel was published in 1991 when I was but a wee lass. It’s a series that’s seemingly been … Read More

Deathless by Catherynne Valente: There Are No Disney Princesses Here

April 23, 2014 |

When I started Deathless all I knew that it was based on Russian fairy tales. I had no idea what to expect, but within the st few paragraphs I’d decided the book wasn’t for me. I like Regency romance.  Socialist Russia isn’t … Read More

Killers: This Is Not A Good Movie

March 12, 2014 |

I’m not very picky when it comes to movies because I have no cinematic palate. I’ll like almost anything you put on a screen in front of me. When my podcast partner Amelia rants about The Wolverine I’m forced to … Read More