How do authors pick the perfect scene for a reading? Something sweet? Sexy? Humorous? Sad? The tone of piece, the venue, and the audience all need to match, and there’s only a short window of time to give a tantalizing glimpse into an entire novel. Sarah MacLean shares selections from an antagonistic scene in Eleven Scandals to Start to Win [...]
Have you imagined your favorite characters as teenagers? At New York City romance reading series Lady Jane’s Salon, Leanna Renee Hieber reads from her novel The Perilous Prophecy of Guard and Goddess. This video pulls together moments from the passage she selected: What different ways of forgetting do you enjoy reading—magic, amnesia, times long past?
Romance authors read aloud from their work on the first Monday of every month in the Soho district of New York City. The cover charge for Lady Jane’s Salon is $5 or “one gently used romance novel.” Net proceeds from the events support an end-of-year donation to a NYC women’s charity. Lady Jane’s Salon was launched in 2009 by three [...]