We kick off this week’s show by wishing a happy one year anniversary to Markie and Jess at the Top to BOTM Podcast. 

Jeff talks with author Tere Michaels who is celebrating the tenth anniversary of her book, Faith & Fidelity.

We talk about the PBS series The Great American Read. I review the small-town contemporary romance Wedding Favors by Anne Tenino. Jeff discusses the audiobook of Taming Teddy by Lucy Lennox, narrated by Michael Pauley and Thrall by Avon Gale & Roan Parrish.

Jeff talks with author and Romance Writer’s of America Board of Directors member Priscilla Oliveras about her recent keynote speech at the Dreamspinner Press Author Conference where she spoke about inclusion and diversity in the romance genre.

Jeff then interviews Damon Suede about his recent re-election to the RWA Board to find out what he hopes to accomplish in the next two years and what it means for readers. Damon also talks about the books he’s got coming up.

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