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Tea & Strumpets: A Regency Romance Review

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Tune in to hear two friends discuss all the steamy (and sometimes tepid) details of the regency romance genre. Join us each episode as we take a trip across the pond and into the past in search of swoon-worthy Happily Ever Afters! We talk about all your regency favorites like Julia Quinn’s Bridgertons or Lisa Kleypas’ Ravenels, plus we dive deep into exciting new releases from rising stars like Scarlett Peckham, Cat Sebastian, and Evie Dunmore. We’ve got full book reviews AND fabulous interviews with bestselling authors in the genre like Kerrigan Byrne and Maya Rodale. Whether you’re looking for a book to add to your TBR pile or you’ve read our choice already, we’ve got a little something for everyone.

Tune in to hear two friends discuss all the steamy (and sometimes tepid) details of the regency romance genre. Join us each episode as we take a trip across the pond and into the past in search of swoon-worthy Happily Ever Afters! We talk about all your regency favorites like Julia Quinn’s Bridgertons or Lisa Kleypas’ Ravenels, plus we dive deep into exciting new releases from rising stars like Scarlett Peckham, Cat Sebastian, and Evie Dunmore. We’ve got full book reviews AND fabulous interviews with bestselling authors in the genre like Kerrigan Byrne and Maya Rodale. Whether you’re looking for a book to add to your TBR pile or you’ve read our choice already, we’ve got a little something for everyone.

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United States

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Tune in to hear two friends discuss all the steamy (and sometimes tepid) details of the regency romance genre. Join us each episode as we take a trip across the pond and into the past in search of swoon-worthy Happily Ever Afters! We talk about all your regency favorites like Julia Quinn’s Bridgertons or Lisa Kleypas’ Ravenels, plus we dive deep into exciting new releases from rising stars like Scarlett Peckham, Cat Sebastian, and Evie Dunmore. We’ve got full book reviews AND fabulous interviews with bestselling authors in the genre like Kerrigan Byrne and Maya Rodale. Whether you’re looking for a book to add to your TBR pile or you’ve read our choice already, we’ve got a little something for everyone.

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English


Episodes

100.5 - Patreon Announcement!

5/12/2022
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Duration:00:08:03

100 - I Hate To Love You: Enemies to Lovers Regency Romances To Add To Your TBR

5/12/2022
Please consider supporting the launch of our new Patreon! Check it out at patreon.com/tnstrumpets To view and purchase the books mentioned on today's episode, please check out our accompanying blog post. Subscribe to our email list to learn what we're reading next month, for fun extras, and more! Follow us on Instagram @tnstrumpets Follow us on Twitter @tnstrumpets Find us on Facebook facebook.com/tnstrumpets And subscribe to us on YouTube! And join us next time for our interview with...

Duration:00:59:18

099 - Bridgerton Season 2 Recap and Reactions!

4/28/2022
We mentioned two articles in today's episode: The Squandered Potential of Bridgerton’s Bee Scene by Vanessa Zoltan Two Indian half-sisters are the talk of 'Bridgerton' — and of modern-day India, too by Kamala Thiagarajan Subscribe to our email list to learn what we're reading next month, for fun extras, and more! Follow us on Instagram @tnstrumpets Follow us on Twitter @tnstrumpets Find us on Facebook facebook.com/tnstrumpets And subscribe to us on YouTube! And join us next time as...

Duration:01:18:41

098 - Lady Sophia's Lover - Bow Street Runners #2

4/14/2022
Grab your copy of the book we read today, Lady Sophia's Lover by Lisa Kleypas! Want to listen to a certain segment? Here is our outline this week: 0:00 - 11:06: Intro/History Facts 11:06 - 15:35: Synopsis 15:35 - 17:28: Parlour 17:28 - 46:26: General Discussion For more information on the Bow Street Runners, check out our source, https://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofBritain/Bow-Street-Runners/ Contribute to our forthcoming Bridgerton Season 2 recap episode through our form,...

Duration:00:46:24

097 - Scandalous Desires - Maiden Lane #3

3/31/2022
Grab your copy of the book we read today, Scandalous Desires by Elizabeth Hoyt! Want to listen to a certain segment? Here is our outline this week: 0:00 - 02:21: Intro/History Facts 02:21 - 14:20: Synopsis 14:20 - 21:10: Parlour 21:10 - 48:15: General Discussion Contribute to our forthcoming Bridgerton Season 2 recap episode through our form, available at bit.ly/malletofdeath! To find out more about Pomp and Whimsy and their Bridgerton inspired recipes, check out Kelsey's blog...

Duration:00:48:13

096 - 22 Historical Romances of 2022 We Just Can't Wait For!

3/17/2022
To purchase any of the books you've heard on today's episode AND support the show, visit our accompanying blog post. Want to listen to a certain segment? Here is our outline this week: 0:00 - 05:22: Intro 05:29 - 33:27: Historical Romances of 2022 (1-11) 33:27- 38:47: Parlour 38:47 - 1:00:00: Historical Romances of 2022 (12-22) Subscribe to our email list to learn what we're reading next month, for fun extras, and more! Follow us on Instagram @tnstrumpets Follow us on Twitter...

Duration:01:00:36

095.5 - Update: Hello Stranger(s)!

3/10/2022
Subscribe to our email list to learn what we're reading next month, for fun extras, and more! Follow us on Instagram @tnstrumpets Follow us on Twitter @tnstrumpets Find us on Facebook facebook.com/tnstrumpets And subscribe to us on YouTube! And join us next time as we present our 22 Historical Romances We Just Can't Wait for in 2022!

Duration:00:02:47

095 - Brothers Sinister 2 - The Heiress Effect

11/5/2021
Grab your copy of the book we read today, The Heiress Effect by Courtney Milan! Want to listen to a certain segment? Here is our outline this week: 0:00 - 05:29: Intro/History Facts 05:29 - 30:32: Synopsis 30:32- 31:43: Parlour 31:43 - 1:14:29: General Discussion Subscribe to our email list to learn what we're reading next month, for fun extras, and more! Follow us on Instagram @tnstrumpets Follow us on Twitter @tnstrumpets Find us on Facebook facebook.com/tnstrumpets And...

Duration:01:14:23

094 - Townsends 3.5 - Highland Haunting

10/21/2021
Grab your copy of the book we read today, Highland Haunting by Lily Maxton! Want to listen to a certain segment? Here is our outline this week: 0:00 - 17:07: Intro/History Facts 17:07- 20:29: Synopsis 20:29 - 27:21: Parlour 27:21 - 49:26: General Discussion This week we discussed Halloween in the Regency as our history fact. Thank you very much to our sources! Please visit them to find out even...

Duration:00:49:24

093 - Maiden Lane 2 - Notorious Pleasures

10/14/2021
Grab your copy of the book we read today, Notorious Pleasures by Elizabeth Hoyt! Want to listen to a certain segment? Here is our outline this week: 0:00 - 11:05: Intro/History Fact 11:05 - 22:25: Synopsis 22:25 - 24:04: Parlour 24:04 - 58:33: General Discussion To learn more about the history of gin during the Georgian and Regency eras, visit Diffords Guide, the source we quoted for today's History Fact. Subscribe to our email list to learn what we're reading next month, for fun...

Duration:00:41:38

092 - Hell's Belles 1 - Bombshell

9/23/2021
Grab your copy of the book we read today, Bombshell, by Sarah MacLean! Want to listen to a certain segment? Here is our outline this week: 0:00 - 07:21: Intro/History Fact 07:21 - 12:12: Teaser Synopsis 12:12 - 16:04: Parlour 16:04 - 49:34: General Discussion Subscribe to our email list to learn what we're reading next month, for fun extras, and more! Follow us on Instagram @tnstrumpets Follow us on Twitter @tnstrumpets Find us on Facebook facebook.com/tnstrumpets And subscribe to...

Duration:00:35:16

091 - From Royals to Rogues with Julie Anne Long

9/16/2021
Thank you so much to Julie Anne Long for joining us! Be sure to grab a copy of her latest book, I'm Only Wicked with You, and preorder her upcoming novel After Dark with the Duke! You can find Julie on: Instagram Twitter Facebook julieannelong.com Some of Julie's favorite books mentioned on the episode include: The Thornbirds Through a Glass Darkly Forever Amber To see some of the art mentioned on today's episode, check out the accompanying blog post on our website. Want to...

Duration:00:52:31

090 - Bedwyn Saga 3 - Slightly Scandalous

9/2/2021
Grab your copy of the book we read today, Slightly Scandalous by Mary Balough, here! Want to listen to a certain segment? Here is our outline this week: 0:00 - 06:25: Intro/Author Facts 06:25 - 15:53: Synopsis 15:53 - 19:55: Parlour 19:55 - 58:02: General Book Discussion Subscribe to our email list to learn what we're reading next month, for fun extras, and more! Follow us on Instagram @tnstrumpets Follow us on Twitter @tnstrumpets Find us on Facebook facebook.com/tnstrumpets And...

Duration:00:41:00

089 - Survivors 6 - A Duke a Dozen

8/19/2021
Submit your questions for Julie Anne Long by visiting bit.ly/jalquestions! Submissions open until 8/27/21! Grab your copy of the book we read today, A Duke a Dozen by Shana Galen, here! Want to listen to a certain segment? Here is our outline this week: 0:00 - 08:51: Intro/Author Facts/History Fact 08:51 - 23:13: Synopsis 23:13 - 26:19: Parlour 26:19 - 1:12:17: General Book Discussion The article we cited for our history fact today can be found at:...

Duration:00:53:14

088 - Maiden Lane 1 - Wicked Intentions

8/5/2021
Grab your copy of the book we read today, Wicked Intentions by Elizabeth Hoyt, here! Want to listen to a certain segment? Here is our outline this week: 0:00 - 09:20: Intro/Author Facts/History Fact 09:20 - 16:11: Synopsis 16:11 - 20:24: Parlour 20:24 - 56:24: General Book Discussion Subscribe to our email list to learn what we're reading next month, for fun extras, and more! Follow us on Instagram @tnstrumpets Follow us on Twitter @tnstrumpets Find us on Facebook...

Duration:00:40:39

087 - Sibling Series of Regency Romance

7/15/2021
The following series were discussed in this episode: The Essex Sisters by Eloisa James The Carsington Brothers by Loretta Chase Hellions of Halstead Hall by Sabrina Jeffries The Ravenels by Lisa Kleypas The Wild Wicked Highlanders by Suzanne Enoch The Mackenzies and McBrides by Jennifer Ashley Bedwyn Saga by Mary Balogh Sins for All Seasons by Lorraine Heath The Hathaways by Lisa Kleypas The Wildes of Lindlow Castle by Eloisa James The Turner Series by Courtney Milan Seducing the...

Duration:00:41:20

086 - Bridgertons HEA - To Sir Phillip With Love: Second Epilogue

7/1/2021
TW: Death of a parent, suicide, grief. It's time to check-in on the realm of Bridgerton! You thought we were done but we still have a few HEAs to discover. This week we head out to country to see what Eloise and Sir Phillip are up to. However, it's Eloise's step-daughter Amanda who steals the spotlight in this 2nd Epilogue by the esteemed Julia Quinn. Grab your copy of the book we read today, The Bridgertons: Happily Ever After by Julia Quinn, here. Want to listen to a certain segment?...

Duration:00:17:07

085 - Society of Beasts 1 - The Vicar and the Rake

6/24/2021
A duke known as Scandal itself. A vicar paying for his sinful thoughts through service to the Lord. What happens when these childhood friends meet again and band together to save a life? Well, sparks fly, ideals are challenged, and in the end, everyone might just be better for it. Join us for our thoughts on Annabelle Greene's stellar debut MM Regency, The Vicar and the Rake! Grab your copy of the book we read today, The Vicar and the Rake by Annabelle Green, here! Want to listen to a...

Duration:00:52:48

084 - {Second Chance at Love} - Writing Queer Stories in the Past with Cat Sebastian

6/17/2021
Last year we were lucky enough to get to sit down with Cat Sebastian, author of many LQBTQ novels, including Avon's first published MM historical romance. We spoke about her journey to being an author, what drew her to the genre and time period, and how she discovered queer romance as a reader and as an author. We also talked about how she gives voice to her very diverse cast of characters who challenge the status quo. We hope you enjoy this fabulous conversation with Cat...

Duration:01:06:07

083 - What We've Been Reading

6/10/2021
Ever wonder what your co-hosts do when they're not prepping for an episode? Turns out, they read more books. This week Tea & Strumpets is sharing with you all the books they've been reading so far in 2021. They've been exploring new authors and even just rereading some old favorites. It's a week of recommendations and short reviews for the enjoyment of your ears and to the detriment of an every growing TBR pile. The following books were discussed in this episode: My Kind of Earl by...

Duration:00:40:51