Chapter 3 Podcast

S1E25 | Inspirational Romance & The Vivian Controversy with Books Like Whoa

August 31, 2021

Let’s talk about inspirational romance, especially in light of recent events involving the Vivian Award and the RWA. I’m joined by Mara from Books Like Whoa and Changeling Cast. For exclusive bonus content and early access to episodes, consider joining the Chapter 3 Podcast Patreon

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Books from On My Radar segment:

The Heart Principle by Helen Hoang: https://amzn.to/2Wexfab

The Inheritance of Orquidea Divina by Zoraida Cordova: https://amzn.to/3jbo3vO

The Girls Are Never Gone by Sarah Glenn Marsh: https://amzn.to/3yjezmh

The Bones of Ruin by Sarah Raughley: https://amzn.to/3muHAt9

The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood: https://amzn.to/3B5Qd1i

Selected Other Books/Authors Mentioned

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte: https://amzn.to/2WnBOyh

Romancing God: Evangelical Women & Inspirational Fiction by Lynn Neal: https://amzn.to/3gtutoq

The Thrill of the Chaste: The Allure of Amish Romance Novels by Valerie Weaver-Zercher: https://amzn.to/3jgkAMB

Faith and Fiction by Anita Gandolfo: https://amzn.to/3yfD1oS

Links

The Vivian Awards Live Reaction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtjhTgAKWEU&t=1516s

The Vivian Controversy Discussion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=emZO2C9dkuU

Bethany’s Judging the Vivian Vlog: https://youtu.be/Vr8DqE8OdPg

Bethany’s Re-Reading Christian Romance Vlog: https://youtu.be/DFVDMDFWCGQ

Mara’s Video Essay on Historical Accuracy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqJ1gxngw8Y&t=18s

 

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This episode was recorded using a Blue Yeti USB condenser microphone kit: https://amzn.to/342dnqx

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