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The heroine is a chemical engineer! This fun tale opens with a classic romance setup: the heroine’s current boyfriend has cheated. Will hottie barista save this curvy girl’s day? Narrated by Caitlin Kelly, courtesy of Tantor Audio Subscribe to The Story Bites Podcast on SoundwiseBy Sarina Bowen, USA Today bestselling author
 
We talk breakup scenes and duets. And how do you feel about cliffhangers? We're feeling pretty great about them after listening to this fabulous first chapter. Also! Sarina and Tanya make a big announcement! You don't want to miss it. Subscribe to The Story Bites Podcast on SoundwiseBy Sarina Bowen, USA Today bestselling author
 
Sarina has a new book in production! And you can hear the first takes right here. What does the first cut of an audio book sound like, anyway? This one is performed by superstars Virginia Rose and Aaron Shedlock. Also up for discussion: how to build tension in a chapter to keep the listener hooked. And Tanya’s thoughts about charcuterie board ingre…
 
What a first chapter! This super timely novel had us both asking all the big questions! What happened? Why is Davis there? Gah! Catch up with Sarina Bowen and Tanya Eby, and sample today's bite. An intriguing peek at the difficulty of leading two lives... Subscribe to The Story Bites Podcast on Soundwise…
 
You guys! When we asked you if you had any questions, we didn’t know what to expect. We got a deluge! This is our second special episode, and we have a treat for you! A dozen guests answer your questions. Including: Megan Tusing Karen White Erin Mallon Steve West Donna Postel Jillian Macie Gary Furlong Amy Landon Melissa Moran Renee Chamblis Erin d…
 
Melanie Harlow introduces her heroine with a bang! Not that kind of bang, mind you. The kind that happens when you take a boy’s dare and jump off the roof. This audio book is so much fun! Don’t miss Savannah Peachwood’s narration. Also included in this episode: way too much fun with Barbie. Boozy balls. 1990s vodka and a new definition for “jammed.…
 
We asked our listeners to send us questions about audio book narration and we were not prepared for the deluge! We received so many reader questions that we are going to break our special episode into parts. Today, Tanya answers questions about audio book narration. (How do you choose the narrators? Is it weird when things get steamy?) And on our n…
 
Today we ask big questions like: what makes YA YA? Who is it for? What does it all mean? Get philosophical with us as we taste test this intriguing setup. A teen moving to a new town and getting a new name, too! We are fascinated. (And when can we meet the boy next door?) We also discuss the market for YA audio books and their narration. Subscribe …
 
It is a truth universally acknowledged that only in an overachieving Indian American family can a genius daughter be considered a black sheep. And that’s only the beginning! There is so much going on in this richly rendered novel from award-winner Sonali Dev! Tune in to sample this unique twist on the royals archetype. With a classy narration from …
 
The best kind of story is one that takes an old trope and makes it so fresh that you need to read it immediately. And that’s the kind of book The Bride Test is! We are sold on this unique pairing between a Vietnamese heroine and a neurodiverse hero. Listen in while we discover what’s new from mega bestselling author Helen Hoang! The Bride Test is a…
 
Brides, grooms and beavers. Not necessarily in that order. Tessa Bailey is a veteran romance author with skills for days! Watch how she jumps into a love story for two strangers with a runaway groom and a heroine made for drama with a chip on her shoulder. Also, Sarina follows up on a previous book we loved. And Tanya bakes a... beaver cake. Subscr…
 
Helena Hunting serves up a romcom with a great opener! We discuss how the narrator, Holly Warren, has a special challenge in this chapter. And she delivers! Thank you for listening to the Story Bites Podcast with Sarina Bowen & Tanya Eby! Subscribe to The Story Bites Podcast on SoundwiseBy Sarina Bowen, USA Today bestselling author
 
Before we left Washington DC, we wanted to interview our friend and narrator Emma Wilder. And a good time was had by all! Join us for an introduction to Sarina’s snowboard romance audio book and a chat with someone who's living the dream: people pay her to read! Subscribe to The Story Bites Podcast on Soundwise…
 
Podcasting together from Apollycon in D.C. was so much fun! In this episode you’ll get the tense opening chapter of Amanda Bouchet’s scifi romance, Starchaser. And then you’ll get an interview with the author. We had such a great time. Subscribe to The Story Bites Podcast on SoundwiseBy Sarina Bowen, USA Today bestselling author
 
Today’s excerpt, Narrated by Aubrey Vincent & Lee Samuels, is courtesy of Audible Studios! Sarina picked this one for two reasons. She loves the raising-your-younger-sibling trope A hotshot doc is a character archetype with tons of potential! Also? What do R.S. Grey and Chekhov have in common? Tune in to find out. Then we dish about Tanya’s Trip to…
 
This time we bring you a strong heroine who loves basketball almost as much as author Kennedy Ryan. Terrific narration by Sean Crisden and Jo Raylan. Tune in to hear about unapologetic love triangles and fierce heroines. Plus Tanya tells us how she preps each new book for narration! Subscribe to The Story Bites Podcast on Soundwise…
 
We chose Matchmaking for Beginners by Maddie Dawson, narrated by Joyce Bean and Amy McFadden, for it’s incredible, impeccable voice. So funny! So different in a romance. So…everything. We also explore the question of What is a Romance? (And why is this so complicated, really?) Also notable: the proper definition of Welsh Rarebit. It was such a fun …
 
Listeners, there’s a reason Sarina has grabby hands for this new book. Lisa Kleypas is a genius at delayed gratification. This hero is a case study in how to build a series. (Or how to torture your readers for three years in the best possible way.) Devil's Daughter is masterful. Subscribe to The Story Bites Podcast on Soundwise…
 
Today, for the first time on the Story Bites Podcast you’re getting a whole story. No excerpt! No cliffies! No backsies! We discuss Tanya’s love of short stories and Sarina’s fear. Also, there is some crow-eating to do over today’s writers’ rule… Subscribe to The Story Bites Podcast on SoundwiseBy Sarina Bowen, USA Today bestselling author
 
Today we analyze why we like British accents so much, and we reassure ourselves that it doesn’t mean we’re shallow. Not very shallow, anyway. Also we learn that Tanya dislikes hotdogs, and that Sarina is having a hard week. Bottom Line: The Keeper of Lost Things is a deeply romantic book with surprises to keep you on your toes. And there may or may…
 
CD Reiss is a writer like no other. In this episode we dig into why, and hear a terrific duet narration. We also talk about genre expectations, and how they affect both writer and reader. Is Girl on the Edge tense, romantic suspense, as Audiofile Magazine puts it? Or romance? Listen and decide! Subscribe to The Story Bites Podcast on Soundwise…
 
Q: What happens when an Audible Hall of Fame narrator writes her own book? A: Magic happens! Join us to sample another well-written opening chapter. We had a great time analyzing all the reasons we’re immediately drawn into this angsty story. You don’t want to miss this one. Also: more fun rules for writers. And Tanya gives us another narrator rule…
 
Check out this great premise: what if repeated emails from an "African prince" were real? And what if the heroine of the book is as fierce as she is fascinating? Join us for a sample of a terrific book that landed on so many 2018 Best Of lists. Subscribe to The Story Bites Podcast on SoundwiseBy Sarina Bowen, USA Today bestselling author
 
Hazel Camille Bradford knows she’s a lot to take—and frankly, most men aren’t up to the challenge. If her army of pets and thrill for the absurd don’t send them running, her lack of filter means she’ll say exactly the wrong thing in a delicate moment. Their loss. She’s a good soul in search of honest fun. Josh Im has known Hazel since college, wher…
 
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