Ep #127

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“THE MANY FACES OF UNLIKEABLE”

This week Danielle hosts the podcast with guest Essie as we discuss “unlikeable” MCs with a focus on Black Romance

EP 127 HOST

> DANIELLE (she/her) is the voice behind LoveReadListen.com where she writes about her adventures in reading romance, YA, and audiobooks. Danie has a passion for promoting Black Romance and can’t wait to share her favorites with you. When she’s not reading, Danie enjoys anime, cartoons, and hip-hop. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @DanieReads

EP 127 GUEST

> ESSIE (she/her) writes and chats about inclusive romance at Love, Essie. You can follow Essie on Twitter @molessie or on Instagram @essiemv or follow the links to the blog and podcast below

Link: https://essieslovecorner.wordpress.com/

Link: https://anchor.fm/esthermv


EP 127 DISCUSSION

> Title: Someone Seeking Someone Else

Author: Nicole Falls

Relation to theme: Female MC Kai

Representation: Black author, Black MCs

Content Warnings: cheating, gaslighting

Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/48586495-someone-seeking-someone-else

> Title: Let Me Love You (McClain Brothers #1)

Author: Alexandria House

Relation to theme: Female MC Jo

Representation: Black author, Black MCs

Content Warnings: none identified

Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/38397708-let-me-love-you

> Danielle mentions author Katrina Jackson and how we should all follow her on Twitter for her excellent insights into romance

Link: https://twitter.com/katrinajax

Link: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/14677336.Katrina_Jackson

> Danielle and Essie share their appreciation for Talia Hibbert’s female MCs

Link: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/17088554.Talia_Hibbert

> Title: The Kwanzaa Brunch: A Holiday Novella

Author: DL White

Relation to theme: Female MC Sienna

Representation: Black author, Black MCs

Content Warnings: none identified

Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/49900722-the-kwanzaa-brunch

> Danielle mentions a favorite episode of the classic 1990s sitcom Martin starring Martin Lawrence

Link: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0103488/

> Title: Grand Theft N-Y-E (Heist Holidays #1)

Author: Katrina Jackson

Relation to theme: Female MC Cleo

Representation: Black author, Black MCs

Content Warnings: mentions of parental illness and death

Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/48422068-grand-theft-n-y-e


> Which favorite #BlackRomance reads did we miss? Let us know on Twitter or Instagram @RomBkPod

Happy Reading!

EP 127 MUSIC CREDIT

Music: “Lift Off” by Jahzzar

From the Free Music Archive

CC BY-SA 3.0

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