Love, Essie - The Podcast

Love, Essie - The Podcast

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Talking each week about romance novels, tropes, Nalini Singh and what I like and dislike about the genre!


Silver Silence 🐻✨
May 25 • 53 min
This week I talk about Silver Silence the first book in the Trinity arc which has my favorite changeling alpha, Valentin!! The StoneWater bears are so much fun and his relationship with Silver is full of banter and so much love ❀️ —- This episode is…
Allegiance of Honor βœ¨πŸ’«βœ¨ Book 15!
May 18 • 70 min
This week I talk about Allegiance of Honor which is a different romance novel than usual! Think season finale 😊 I also talk about paranormal romance and my love of shifter novels. Would love to see some owl πŸ¦‰ and pigeon shifters as well as penguins 🐧 and…
Shards of HopeπŸ–€πŸΉ
May 11 • 69 min
This week we go back to the Psy Changeling series and I talk about Shards of Hope, book 14 in the series. Aden and Zaira are two Arrows who are leading the squad into a new future by being a wonderful example of what they can be with love! I also talk…
Jackie Lau Stans please stand up!
May 4 • 74 min
This episode, it’s all about Jackie Lau and her wonderful books! Pregnant by the Playboy is out on May 26, so get your pre-orders on lol! If you like contemporary romance you need to read her books as she is bringing her A game! Listen to me fan girl over…
Shield of Winter ❄️ Empath and Arrow = πŸ–€πŸ€πŸ–€πŸ€
Apr 27 • 85 min
This week I delve into Shield of Winter book 13 in the series, which has an Arrow and an Empath! Jackie Lau has a new book out May 26, Pregnant by the Playboy that you can preorder and Mr. Hotshot CEO is free.99 so go to her website: jackielaubooks.com…
Author you NEED to read: TALIA HIBBERTπŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–
Apr 20 • 64 min
This week, life kicked my ass so I decided to read some Talia because her books bring me so much joy! Guarding Temptation is out April 22 and it’s got the friend’s younger sister trope as well as forced proximity with a tattooed mechanic πŸ’— You need to add…
Heart of Obsidian πŸ–€
Apr 13 • 80 min
This episode we get to Kaleb Krychek’s book! He’s a pretty dark main character and his journey is fascinating. We’re now 12 books in to the series and only eight weeks away from the latest book in the series!! If you want to join Nalini’s newsletter go…
Tangle of Need and Episode 15 πŸ˜‚ also don’t use unlikeable heroine around me!!
Apr 6 • 69 min
Hi! It’s episode 15 with Tangle of Need, book 11 in the Psy-Changeling series. I talk about this book, Adria Morgan who makes it so good, the crappy “Unlikeable Heroine” rag and how much I don’t like it. If you haven’t already read Aarya’s article on the…
Kiss of Snow ❄️ Book 10 😊
Mar 30 • 74 min
This week I talk about Kiss of Snow. Hawke and Sienna’s book is filled with a lot of action, two love stories πŸ’“ and some wild moments. I do spoiler free first, then I spoil, tee heeπŸ˜‚ While trying to stay sane inside I’m reading some historical: Tessa…
Play of Passion🐺
Mar 23 • 54 min
For this episode I talk about book 9 Play of Passion! It’s got two wolf changelings, younger man/older woman trope (kinda!) and Andrew Kincaid is a delightful main character. Reading has been tough but I’ve started re-reading Devil’s Bride by Stephanie…
Bonds of Justice βš–οΈ - Book 8
Mar 16 • 67 min
This episode I talk about book 8 in the Psy-Changeling universe with Max and Sophia who are a new pairing! I also talk about House Rules and Love Lettering — authors Ruby Lang and Kate Clayborn are so talented and you need both of these books in your…
Blaze of Memory 😭😭😭 My face!
Mar 9 • 67 min
This episode I bring y’all back to the Psy-Changeling universe! Book seven, Blaze of Memory is one of my favorite Nalini Singh books and it also destroys me emotionally, every. single. time. I read it! If you’re going to read it, have tissue ready 🧻 I…
Romance Convos πŸ€—
Mar 2 • 74 min
We’ve made it to episode 10! Did something different this week! I decided to pretend I was in the room with Andrea and Katrina in minisode Communication is Key - Polyamory + Financial Conversations and give you my thoughts. You should check out the…
Branded by Fire aka the Gateway πŸ”₯πŸ”₯
Feb 24 • 68 min
This episode I focus on Branded by Fire which is book 6 in the series but also my FIRST Nalini Singh book. This book is where my love for Nalini started. This book was the gateway, my friends ☺️ So Mercy’s last name is Smith lol πŸ˜‚ please hit me up on…
Enemies to Lovers + Hostage to Pleasure πŸ†πŸ‘©πŸΎ‍πŸ¦±πŸ‘¦πŸΎπŸ‘±πŸ»‍♂️
Feb 16 • 78 min
This episode I talk about the enemies to lovers and my faves in that trope. Then I go into Nalini’s Hostage to Pleasure which is book five in the series. Because I mention a lot of books click on the linktree link to see the blog post with all of the…
Mine to Possess and Second Chances πŸ† πŸ‘©πŸ»♥️
Feb 10 • 89 min
In this episode, I focus on book four, Mine to Possess which is Clay and Talin’s book. You can grab a copy here: https://nalinisingh.com/books/psychangeling-series/mine-to-possess/ To read Aarya Marsden’s post on unlikable heroines click here:…
Caressed by Ice - Book Three of the Psy/Changeling series β„οΈπŸΊβ„οΈ
Feb 3 • 86 min
In this episode, book three of the series, Caressed by Ice is our focus. If spoilers make you ragey, pause at 24:49 and skip to 1:02:25 to listen to the rest of the episode. After listening to Shelf Love’s minisode on Secret Baby with Kini Allen (…
Nalini’s Visions of Heat!
Jan 27 • 78 min
This episode I focus on the second book, Visions of Heat. The spoiler free section ends at 27:26. There are spoilers from 29:27 to 1:11:45 and you can get the book here: https://nalinisingh.com/books/psychangeling-series/visions-of-heat/ Re-reading this…
Authors of color you need in your library!
Jan 20 • 74 min
In this episode I talk briefly about the RWA debacle and then I recommend authors, social content creators and websites you should follow. The detailed breakdown of the links can be found here: https://linktr.ee/essiemv and if you need to 1-click right…
Nalini Singh’s Slave to Sensation and Jackie Lau’s latest novella ♥️
Jan 13 • 59 min
In this episode I talk about book 1 in the Psy/Changeling series and why I love it so much!! I also talk about Jackie Lau’s holiday novella A Fake Girlfriend for Chinese New Year. Spoilers are between the 15:48 and 48:22 mark. Get Jackie’s novella here,…
Twitter Convos and a Katrina Jackson book you NEED!
Jan 6 • 41 min
It’s episode two! I’ll be talking about Black romance and a Twitter conversation that sparked so many great responses as well as Every New Year by Katrina Jackson which is a must read for y’all! You can follow her at https://twitter.com/katrinajax and…
Welcome to Love, Essie - The Podcast
Dec 30, 2019 • 22 min
This is the intro episode to my romance podcast! Welcome and if you have any questions you can reach me by email at essie.v@outlook.com and on Twitter @molessie —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Love, Essie
Dec 20, 2019 • 0 min
Join me, December 30th for a romance novel ride you won’t regret!