Tucson Festival of Books

Crock Pot Romance


There's slow burn romance, and then there's the crock pot version: the slowest of slow burns, filled with all the longing, the pining, the long looks, and the utterly oblivious. These authors discuss the joys and frustrations of slow burn romance, whether it's writing them or reading them.


Panelists
Rachel Katz

Rachel Runya Katz is a contemporary romance writer living in Seattle with her partner, her cat and far too many houseplants. She has a doctorate in biomedical engineering, which is minimally helpful for this endeavor....

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Jodie Slaughter

Jodie Slaughter is an accomplished young author whose literary talents have captivated readers in the romance genre. With a unique blend of sharp wit and emotional resonance, she has an innate ability to create relatable characters and engaging narratives that resonate with a wide audience....

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Amy Spalding

Amy Spalding is the author of several novels, including the best-selling "For Her Consideration," "We Used to Be Friends" and "The Summer of Jordi Perez (and the Best Burger in Los Angeles)", which was named a best book of 2018 by NPR, the Boston Globe, Kirkus Reviews and more....

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Books:
Thank You for Sharing
A Novel
Rachel Katz
Romance
St. Martin's Publishing Group
September 2023
ISBN 9781250888297
352 pages
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Play to Win
A Novel
Jodie Slaughter
Romance
St. Martin's Publishing Group
July 2023
ISBN 9781250821843
320 pages
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At Her Service
Amy Spalding
Romance
Kensington Publishing Corporation
February 2024
ISBN 9781496739537
320 pages
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