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Romance Roundtable #4: The Maverick

The CSI / Cowboy love story we've all been waiting for

Today we’re discussing THE MAVERICK by Diana Palmer (Author) and Karan Dan (Illustrator) — a fast-paced romantic thriller about bone-chilling murder, sexy Angst Cowboys, and, uh, abuses of power within the Texas legislature. Read more.

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Romance Roundtable #3: The Italian Playboy’s Secret Son

Scrapbooking will save us all

Today on Romance Roundtable, we’re discussing THE ITALIAN PLAYBOY'S SECRET SON by Rebecca Winters (Author) and Takako Hashimoto (Illustrator) — a tale of a Formula 1 fuckboi, an American soda heiress, and some Italian bullshit. Read more.

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What Does Your Favorite Sailor Moon Character Say About Your Romantic Inner Life?

Predicting Your Intimacy Issues, Based On Your Favorite Sailor Moon Character

The Sailor Moon character you identify with most might hold the key to figuring out how you interact with potential romantic partners -- even if you’re not planning on getting into a miracle romance anytime soon. Read more.

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Romance Roundtable #2: Closer Encounters

Knockers and Hooch: The Untold Story

Today we’re discussing Closer Encounters by Merline Lovelace (Author) and Kazuna Uchida (Artist) — an inspirational tale about finding love and siphoning government resources to fund your sexy ghost exorcisms. Read more.

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Romance Roundtable #1: Bought: One Husband

Let's take this husband back to the Husband Store

Welcome to Romance Roundtable: a feature where all four editorial POME Crones gather together to discuss a Harlequin romance manga. Today we’re discussing BOUGHT: ONE HUSBAND by Diana Hamilton  (Author) and Motoyo Fujiwara (Illustrator) -- a tragic tale of love, fake identities, sibling face-cupping, and disappearing half-ponytails. Read more.


8 Sea Monsters You’ll Date in Your 20’s

There are plenty of fish in the sea -- too bad that most of them are a little irradiated. Here are some catches you’re bound to land in your net while you’re chumming the waters (of love). Read more.


Ask Persephone: Borrowed books, discarded youths, and bonding rituals

Advice from the Majestic Queen of Shades

Sometimes even crones need a (wrinkled, gnarled) guiding hand when walking through the long, dark hallway of (semi) mortal life. A few more brave souls have beseeched Persephone, Crone of Crones, Dread Queen of the Dead, BFF of Hekate, Goddess of Witchcraft and the Hearth for her guidance. Here are their pleas and her responses. Read more.


Six Stages of Finishing Homestuck

Homestuck finishes tomorrow. It’s hard to believe that after seven years, the curtains will close on the internet’s greatest epic. Andrew Hussie has said many times before that Homestuck would be ending soon, and it’s never been true, but this time seems different. He laid out a clear, unambitious schedule and has stuck to it so far. It’s time to accept that after tomorrow, we will all live in a world without Sburb and Paradox Space, without trolls and their infernal romance. Read more.

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7 Portents of an Eternal Bond

By A Crone; As related to CC through the screams of forest animals on the wind during autumn’s last breath

You know what they say: behind every ethereal, anthropomorphic maw of pure energy is a stronger ethereal, anthropomorphic maw of pure energy. Few can stand in perpetual isolation, like a lone willow overlooking the sea. This search for companionship spans the entire breadth of human history. Sadly, destiny rarely deigns that two beings can truly build a shared future, growing together in the earth until the time comes to wither and fall to dust. But regardless of practicality, humanity’s love for love burns eternal, steady and certain as the changing of seasons or the inevitability that at least one episode of Law and Order is currently running on a cable channel, no matter what time it is. The stars aligned with our SEO purposes, and thus, the admonitions below were pulled from the stars to guide you from a budding courtship to a shared tomb your restless souls can haunt together until the end of time. Search for these 7 omens before binding another to your side until you are both decomposing in the earth. Read more.


Mass Effect Love Horoscopes

Assuming direct control of your romantic future.

We all know that greater forces in the galaxy massively affect your romantic life. We consulted some space crones deep in the Zakera Ward about your love lines, so, you're welcome. Read and behold, but remember, space crone realness comes at a price, so be prepared for knowledge you can never un-know. Read more.

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