Book Reviews

Differently-abled, same Love (“Who Gets an HEA?”)

In our new mini-series, “Who Gets an HEA”,  that showcases romances with marginalized heroes and heroines, episode 16 has romances that feature differently-abled main characters. Y. M. Nelson and Nerdy Romantics Dana and Staci along with new Nerdy Romantic Jen recommend several romance novels that showcase people finding love whether they are deaf, or disfigured, …

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Friday Fun Review: The Player series by Nana Malone

The review below is for Bryce the first book in Nana Malone’s 6-book series. Check out the rest of my reviews for each of these on Goodreads (link after the Bryce review) if for nothing but to see the .gifs I chose for each book! 😁😉

“Rock the Curves” by Twyla Turner hits the right notes

Nerdy Romantics Podcast gets a group discussion going on Episode 5, which looks at the novel Rock the Curves by Twyla Turner. In this book review and discussion, Y. M. Nelson is joined by fellow Nerdy Romantics readers Dana and Staci from YouTube’s L-5 Podcast to review what they liked…and didn’t like about the interracial …

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Friday Fun Reviews: “The Accidental Senator” by Laura Heffernan

For those who’ve been reading my reviews, you’ll probably notice the tone of this one is different than my usual review. It’s funny! That’s probably due to being on some of the same social media networks as Laura Heffernan, author of The Accidental Senator. She’s a snarky, funny woman, and when I read this novel, …

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My Journey into Romance audiobooks with Shayla Black and Christian Fox

Why did I want to start a podcast? The idea all started with my Friday Fun Review of More Than Crave You by Shayla Black. Episode 1 goes all in on romance audiobooks. (This episode may contain book spoilers.) I break down that whole situation plus I talk about: Shayla Black’s More Than Words series …

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Fan Love for Jennifer Weiner and “Big Summer”

Episode 2 of Nerdy Romantics Podcast is all about Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner. I have loved Jennifer’s books since Good in Bed which is now over 20 years ago. In this episode I talk about: Backstory of how I became a Jennifer Weiner fan (Hint: it’s all about body positivity and being plus-sized and …

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