On this episode of Buzzing about Romance we are introducing you to our Buzzing Librarians. For all that love reading and books like we do we of course need a council of amazing Librarians to help share all the book love.
Meet Librarian Laura:
Laura Jones is an MLS Librarian, Bookstagrammer, Book Reviewer, & Book Blogger at librarianlaura.com. She is a wife, mother of 2 boys, and 2 labrador retrievers. While not reading or reviewing, she loves baking, running at a very slow speed, crafting (sewing, crochet, cross stitch), and drinking a lot of strong coffee and fancy bourbon (but not together!). She reviews for School Library Journal & Library Journal and is the Past Chair of Eliot Rosewater Indiana HS Book Award Committee. Laura is a Licensed Teacher, Soccer Coach, Member of Indiana Library Federation, Member of Association for Rural & Small Libraries, and her local Lion’s Club. Her favorite genres are Romance and Thrillers. She is currently working on her first novel, a contemporary small-town romance.
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Meet Librarian Amanda
Amanda is an MLIS Librarian from the Upper Midwest. She currently serves as the Archivist and Curator for a special collection at a Big 10 academic research institution. Throughout the month of March, you’ll find her slinging book recs as part of the #TournamentOfTropes bracket competition to determine the supreme romance trope of all time. A lifelong lover of the genre, Amanda’s first romance novel—a steamy adult celeb romance—will be published in August 2021 by Totally Bound press. Laura: MLS Librarian, Bookstagrammer, Book Reviewer, & Book Blogger. Wife, Mom of 2 boys & 2 labs, lover of baking, running, crafting, and strong coffee. School Library Journal & Library Journal Reviewer. Past Chair of Eliot Rosewater Indiana HS Book Award Committee, Licensed Teacher, Soccer Coach, Member of Indiana Library Federation, Association for Rural & Small Libraries, and Lion’s Club
Nicole: Tattooed and blue haired Minnesotan librarian hoping to drink as much coffee and read as many books as she can. Can often be found with a couple of cats or her dog snuggled up reading a book or playing video games. She loves a variety of books fr om hockey romances to dark Nordic mysteries and true crime.
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What else we’re reading this week/weekend:
Becky: The Invitation by Vi Keeland
Leah: Stealing from Mr. Rich book 1 in her billionaire heists book by Anna Hackett
Notable Upcoming releases:
The Rival (Looking to Score Book 2) by Kendall Ryan | Jun 1
Seduced by the Spy (Forbidden Confessions Book 6) by Shayla Black | Jun 1
Southern Heat (Southern Series #6) by Natasha Madison | Jun 1
Fool for You (Southern Bride Book 7) by Kelly Elliott | Jun 1
Neon Gods: Book 1 of 2: Dark Olympus | by Katee Robert | Jun 1
As We Are (The Baker’s Creek Billionaire Brothers Book 5) by Claudia Burgoa | Jun 1
Knocked Up by the C.E.O (Knock up Series) by Tory Baker | Jun 2
Fallen Rose by Leila James 6/3