Shelf Love

021. Secret Baby in Romance with Kini Allen

Short Description

Minisode! Kini Allen and I talk about the secret baby trope in romance novels, I share all the ones I forgot I had read, and then she shares some favorites. Then, listeners weigh in on the trope and I make the case for representing other reproductive choices in romance.

This episode may not be for everyone.

Content Warning: We talk about unintended pregnancy in the course of this episode, and in the outro I talk about contraception, abortion, and miscarriage in romance novels.


contemporary romance, genre discussions

Show Notes

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Guest Host: Kini Allen (Smexy Books)

Listen to: Episode 5 with Kini Allen, where we discuss Time Served by Julianna Keyes


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