027. Island Fling with the Tycoon by Therese Beharrie with Talia Hibbert


Short Description

Talia Hibbert, best-selling author of romance novels like Get a Life, Chloe Brown, and Work For It, joins me to talk about how Disney’s 1998 film Mulan explores genderqueer themes, Talia shares her nomination for the romance canon, and we discuss how Therese Beharrie is a master of the condensed timeline, as explored in her sweet Harlequin romance: Island Fling with the Tycoon. Also, if you enjoy Derek Craven, puns and romance novels, you’re going to love a special surprise at the end of this episode involving my favorite Tweet Artist, Ash Dylan.


Show Notes

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Guest Host: Talia Hibbert

We Read Island Fling with the Tycoon by Therese Beharrie

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/44648979-island-fling-with-the-tycoon

Talia’s Influences:

  • Julia Quinn - first, probably a subconscious influence
  • Conscious influences:
    • Rebekah Weatherspoon
    • Alisha Rai
    • Alyssa Cole

Books/Media

Movies that explore gender performance:

Other Therese Beharrie books, and they all take place in one day:

What’s next for Talia:

End of Episode Fun:

You can find romance author Ash Dylan online @ashdylanlit on Twitter, at AshDylan.com, and you can buy his novella Ariana, which is about "Rapunzel, but she kills suitors until the right men come along," on Amazon.

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