You’ll Swoon for this Audible Original Romance

You’ll Swoon for this Audible Original Romance

Valentine’s Day may have been and gone, but love is still very much in the air for Audible listeners. Yesterday, Audible released an exclusive of New York Times Bestselling author A.L. James’ novel Catch Me When I Fall.   Image via audible   Performed by Jason Clarke and Virginia Rose, Catch Me When I Fall follows Royce and Emily after a night of passion that looks set to change everything. Emily fronts a country rock band that Royce desperately needs to sign to his record label. With his family at risk, his night with Emily may be one of his biggest mistakes. …

5 Love Poems to Read on Valentine’s Day

5 Love Poems to Read on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day is typically known as a couple’s holiday – a holiday which inspires gifts of roses, chocolates, and even marriage proposals. For me though, and maybe it’s the English major in me, this is a day that makes me want to read love poems. I know, I know. It’s extremely corny to say that. Call me a romantic, but there is something about reading a poem and knowing that it was crafted for someone that the poet loved that just makes me want to sit with those words. Poetry is hard to write. Sometimes, a five line poem can …

7 Books That Celebrate Female Sexuality

7 Books That Celebrate Female Sexuality

It’s officially the month of love, and as we learn from doctor/author Emily Nagoski, our most powerful sexual organ is actually located between our ears (not our legs). That’s why we chose to highlight these stimulating reads that inform and inspire us on a subject that doesn’t get enough attention: female sexuality. So, whether you’ve got a Valentine’s date lined up or plan to indulge in a little romance for one, these books will definitely get you in the mood!   1. ‘Come as you are’ by emily nagoski IMAGE VIA AMAZON Years and years of research on the female …

Bookstr’s Week in Review ICYMI

Bookstr’s Week in Review ICYMI

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Ah, February. It’s always the speediest month after the decade of January. This week is, as many of us are (sadly) aware, Valentine’s day. Fun fact: the day that follows is Single’s Awareness Day, apparently. Anyways, the ramblings of a single girl on Valentine’s Day belong on HBO and the pages of my personal journal. I promise you are still on Bookstr and not a Sex and the City script excerpt. So, what have you missed this week? Let’s find out. If you’re WEEKS behind, here‘s what we’ve been up to recently.   black history month   February is Black …