Jae

Award-Winning Author of Slow-Burn Romances between Strong Women

Wrong Number, Right Woman by Jae

“Wrong Number, Right Woman” Crossword Puzzle

To celebrate the publication of my latest romance, Wrong Number, Right Woman earlier this month, I thought I’d put together a crossword puzzle with clues from the book. Even if you haven’t read it yet, I think you have a chance to solve the puzzle because the answers to the first five clues are hidden in the first four chapters of the book, which you can read for free on Amazon and other online bookstores. To find the answers to clues number 6 and 7, read the excerpt, then take a look at my other contemporary romances.   The prize: …

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body-positive romance

WLW & Lesbian Body-Positive Romance Novels (F/F Fiction Crossword Challenge #25)

This week’s F/F crossword puzzle features a really important topic: body positivity in romance novels. The romance novel industry is especially guilty of abiding by Hollywood’s standard of beauty. It’s rare to find plus-size characters in f/f romance novels (or any romance, for that matter). Most of the main characters are portrayed as slender, with perfectly sized breasts, and if they are a bit chubby, their goal in the story is probably to lose weight. I hope that going forward, there’ll be more body positivity in romance novels and that women of all shapes and sizes will find themselves represented …

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