Welcome to The Wicked Wallflowers Club! We are two authors who read, write, and love everything about the romance genre. We celebrate female empowerment and sex positivity. Entertainment Weekly featured us on their "Must List" as "a compelling reminder of why the oft-dismissed genre is a real force in cultural conversations".
We're joined by Lora Haddock who is the founder of pleasure tech company Lora DiCarlo. We chat a
We’re joined by Robin Covington to chat about her sizzling books, why we love controversial characters, and how hard it would be to pick a designated survivor of Romancelandia!
We're joined by debut author Adriana Herrera to chat about American Dreamer, the details she included about Afro-Latinx cuisine that made us hungry when we were reading, and how romance could handle stories that include trauma better.
We're joined by Penny Reid and Maureen Lee Lenker to have a conversation about toxic masculinity. We also delve into why Penny has in the past deliberately written characters who start their arc exhibiting these traits, why she feels like we're much harder on our heroines, and some of our own experiences with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Check out Penny's latest incredibly timely book, Motion!
In this 8th edition of What We're Reading, we're joined once again by our brilliant romance loving friend Erin Galloway who is the Deputy Director of Publicity for Berkley. We chat about all the great books we've read in the last month and what we're looking forward to this year!
Katee Robert joins us to talk about The Fearless King, juggling motherhood with writing, and her plans for a series inspired by classic villains!