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Brazen Babe Reviews Podcast

Brazen Babe Reviews Podcast

By Sharonda & Taima
This is a book centered podcast where your hosts Sharonda Isadora and Taima talk books. We are your ticket to hot and unfiltered conversations about all things Black romance. On this podcast, it reigns supreme 😊.

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Brazenlee Shadee | Ava Freeman's After Hour Series
Hey Ya'll! In todays episode we are discussing our first set of books for this months theme of Queer romance. Ava Freeman has several series available that are lesbian romance, check her out. Click the listen button to here our discussion.  ***************************+* The books: After Hour Series *************************+* Where to find Us: Instagram | Twitter | Website | contact us:  
May 7, 2021
Moaning Mondays | Just Say Yes by Brix McQueen & Best Friends Twice The Benefits by Annitia L. Jackson
Hey Ya'll! In this episode we discuss more poly romances. In this episode, we felt like one of the books wasn't exactly poly but click the play button to hear more.   ***************************+*  The books: Just Say Yes Best Friends With Twice the Benefits *************************+*  Where to find Us: Instagram | Twitter | Website | contact us:
April 21, 2021
Brazenlee Shadee | From Scratch & The Nanny by Katrina Jackson/Brandy Bush
Hey Ya'll! In this episode we discuss From Scratch and The Nanny. Both are polyamory romances which will be this months focus. Click the play button to hear more.  ***************************+* The Books: From Scratch The Nanny *************************+* Where to find Us: Instagram Twitter Website contact us:
April 7, 2021
Moaning Mondays | Older Women Enjoying Younger Men
Hey Ya'll! Taima & Sharonda discuss more age gap romances. This time, we're talking more on older Black women enjoying their p*ssies! with who? younger men! Join in on the conversation.  ***************************+* The Books: F*ck Around and Find Out by Nicole Falls (book 1) If She Says Yes by Tasha L. Harrison (book 2) *************************+* Where to find Us: Instagram Twitter Website contact us:
March 24, 2021
Brazenlee Shadee | Age Is No Bother
Hey Listeners! On this episode of Brazenlee Shadee, Tamia and Sharonda discuss the first and second books in Emem Bassey's Age Is No Bother series. This series is African romance and the books are age gap.  ***************************+* The Books: Fine Wine (book 1) Fine Maple (book 2) *************************+* Where to find Us: Instagram Twitter contact us:
March 10, 2021
Moaning Mondays | Big Dick Energy
Sharonda & Taima talk The Red Room by India Norfleet and by Genesis Woods. We also briefly discuss how we felt about BHM this year. We want a refund.  Book talk first, then BHM.  (Apologies): At 1:18:13, Sharonda's dog starts briefly barking. ******************************************** Where to find Us: Instagram Twitter contact us:
February 24, 2021
Brazenlee Shadee | Cruising To Love
Join us as we discuss the Luminous Cruise Chronicles, an eight book series which covers love & quarantine....on a cruise ship.  ******************************************** The Series: Love on The Luminous by Chenica C Higgins Love on Deck by Ashley Nicole Love Overboard by D. Rose Love on Cruise Control by T. Key Love Unexpected by Turtleberry Love's False Start by Diana W. Love Lessons by Honesty Price Love Under Quarantine by Nicole Falls ******************************************** Where to find Us: Instagram Twitter contact us:
February 10, 2021
Moaning Mondays | Exotic Love by Shanel + No Fraternizing by Brookelyn Mosley
Join us as we talk Exotic Love & No Fraternizing. As usual, we have our ups and downs with both books. Both books had the presence of a strong female lead (which we love to death) but somewhere along the line some "things" changed... Tap in Ya'll! *correction on name of instagram @ around 1:10:10 when we are discussing bookish award nominations, should be Black Girls Who Write. ******************************************** Book Links:  Exotic Love No Fraternizing ******************************************** Where to find Us: Instagram Twitter contact us:
January 20, 2021
Brazenlee Shadee | Will the Real Brazen Babes Please Stand Up?
Hey Ya'll! Welcome to a new season! We have some thangs planned...but...before we get into all of that, we would like to formally introduce ourselves and talk about a couple of New Years books we read. Tap in Ya'll!  ********************************************** Books Discussed: Midnight Stroke by Te' Russ A Fake Girlfriend for Chinese New Year by Jackie Lau Brand New by Rilzy Adams ********************************************* #readwhatyougot task (via Instagram) The Swoon Awards (Amber, Lynell, Ari & Nick) ******************************************** Where to find Us: Instagram Twitter contact us:
January 6, 2021
Brazenlee Shadee | It's Xmas Ya Filthy Animals
This episode isn't as "wild" as our usual but.... Christmas is over, here's what we read, the year 2020 was a complete and utter f**king dread! This is our last episode of the year! we appreciate ya'll. Talk to ya in 2021! ********************************************** Books Discussed: Jackie Lau A Second Chance Road Trip for Christmas J Shanee Byers Flirtatiously Shae Sanders Santa’s Helper D. Rose My One Christmas List Bonus Book:  K. Sterling Stuffed Shanel Treasured Holiday ********************************************* #readwhatyougot task (via Instagram) ******************************************** Where to find Us: Instagram Twitter contact us:
December 30, 2020
Moaning Mondays | When the Loving is Good
Oh hey Babes! In this episode of Moaning Mondays, Sharonda & Taima are always talking shit but when the loving is good in these books! we sing our praises. Tap in! ********************************************** Books Discussed: The Love Galore Mixtape by Alexandria House Held In Contempt by Eva Sherie (erotic pen name for Shay Davis) ********************************************* Where to find Us: Sharonda Isadora | Tamia | contact us:
December 22, 2020
Brazenlee Shadee | Erotica??? We Were Confusion
Show #1: Taima and Sharonda talk a couple of books that were erotic in nature...but we had some issues. Listen in!  ********************************************** Where to find Us: Sharonda Isadora | Tamia | contact us: ********************************************** Books discussed: Nasty by Lakisha Nicole Quarantine Chronicles: Erotique Noire by Zahara Sa'id by L'Amour Coulture  If She Says Yes by Tasha L. Harrison
December 16, 2020
A Halloween Round Up
Sharonda and Taima discuss our spooky and not so spooky reads for 2020.  And of course, other discussions as well.  *************************************************************************** Where to find Sharonda Isadora| Linktree: Where to Find Taima: contact: *************************************************************************** Books mentioned: Trick & Treat by Shae Sanders Boos & Booz Series by various authors A Masked Murder by Necole Ryse Honorable Mentions: Mating The Huntress by Talia Hibbert The Tenant by Katrina Jackson *************************************************************************** Music: Provided via Anchor Podcast
November 10, 2020
Seasoned Romance | We Would Like to See More of It
Hey Babes! Myself and Taima from ShadenPages have another conversation during this episode on seasoned romance. We discuss the sub-genre and what we would like to see more of from a readers perspective.   *********************************************** Where to find Me| Linktree: contact: ********************************************** Books discussed: Set by Alexandria House Monica Walters: Until I Met You When You Touch Me Sheryl Lister: Do Me Closer to You Madaris Family Saga by Brenda Jackson More than Love by Sharon C. Cooper
October 20, 2020
Moaning Mondays | Naughty Girl by Deep
Show 3: In this episode of Moaning Mondays, I'm joined by Taima from shadenpages on Instagram. We will discuss the first book in Deep's Kya Chronicles.  **************************************************************** Where to find Taima on Instagram: shadenpages - make sure you're following her for Black romance books reviews and perfect lipstick pairings.  ************************************************************** Book discussed: Naughty Girl on Amazon  Deep's Author Page ************************************************************* Where to Find Me: LinkTree Contact Me:
September 21, 2020
Moaning Mondays | Quitting Time by Ashley Nicole and Tease by Aja
Show 2: During this episode of Moaning Mondays, I'm discussing two erotic shorts. Ms. Ashley Nicole and Ms. Aja gave me a weekend of reading to remember! Click *play* to listen further.  Book Links: Quitting Time by Ashley Nicole Tease (Sweet Spot Shorts) by Aja * * Contact Me: @
August 24, 2020
Moaning Mondays | The Roommate and Birthday Sex
Show 1: Welcome to Moaning Mondays where we talk about romance books with "bite". Books talked about in this episode: The Roommate by Brandy Bush Birthday Sex: A Sexy Short by Te Russ * * Contact Me:
July 13, 2020
Episode 27. Talking Inevitable Conclusions by Christina C. Jones
So about those friends to lovers reads.....I'm talking the first book in CCJones Inevitable series.  Book Details: Amazon (all editions): Goodreads: Where to find Me: Twitter| Instagram|  Contact Me |
March 18, 2020
Episode 26. Talking Them Boys Series by Alexandria House
Hey Babes! In today's show, I'm talking Them Boys series by Alexandria House. Set, Jah and Shu. Overall, a likable series but we must discuss the themes of traumas in romance at times not be fully fleshed out and resolved.  Where to find Me: Twitter| Instagram|  Contact Me |
February 10, 2020
Episode 25 | Talking Black Romance and Classic Retellings
Hey Babes!  In today's show, we're talking  retellings and romance. Ever wondered how black romance would go if it it was told from a classic romance POV? Well, I'm taking two books today that does that.  Annabelle and Lee by Danielle Allen (a take on Edgar Allen Poe's Annabele Lee) & Thickerella by Tanzania Glover (a take on Cinderella). Where to find Me: Twitter| Instagram|  Contact Me |
January 29, 2020
Episode 24. Marriages of Convenience and More Twitter Diversity Talk
Hey Babes! In this episode, I'm talking Marriages of Inconvenience.  Books to note:  Spice and Smoke (Bollywood Confidential #1) by Suleikha Snyder The Infamous Miss Rodriguez ICiudad Real, #0.5) by Lydia San Andres Where to find Me: Twitter| Instagram|  Contact Me |
January 10, 2020
Episode 23. End Of The Year | Clean Slate
Well, its the end of 2019 and we g not just into a New Year but a new Decade.  I wrap up all things books.....changes, drama...etc, etc.  I cussed a lot in this episode...but whats new?  Talk to ya'll in 2020.  SM: Twitter| Instagram|  Contact Me |
December 26, 2019
Episode 22. A Week of Thanks-Reading
This episode, I'm recapping-reviewing a *couple Holiday (Thanksgiving) themed short stories and/or novellas.  Day 1. Give Me Love: A Thanksgiving Novella by B. Love Day 2. The Thanksgiving Game: A Holiday Short Story by Phyllis Bourne Day 3. A Tale of Two Cities: A Thanksgiving Novella by Alexandra Warren Day 4. Plus One: A Equilibrium Short by Christina C. Jones Day 5. Soul Food & Secrets by J.L. Sapphire There are also honorable mentions.  Where to find me: Blog| Twitter| Contact Me |
November 29, 2019
Episode 20. The Good Luck Girls
My thoughts on Charlotte Nicole Davis debut book The Good Luck Girls. All western, some magical realism and a band of bad girls? you can't go wrong or can you?  Where to find me: Blog| Twitter| Instagram|  Goodreads| Contact Me |
October 21, 2019
Episode 16 | Novella's Galore
Hey Babes! During this episode I'm talking about I Think I Might Love You by Christina C. Jones and a new-to-me author D. Rose. Both books are novella's I think you may enjoy.  Where to find me: Blog| Twitter| Instagram|  Goodreads|
May 22, 2019
Episode 12. Book Talk | Single AF by Sherelle Green
During this episode, I'm discussing Single AF by Sherelle Green...omg, what a read! I highly enjoyed this one and recommend it :)  where to find me: Instagram|  Goodreads| Brazen Babe Reviews is sponsored by Flipboard ( and Anchor Podcast ( Website:  
March 28, 2019
Episode 11. Book Talk | Tell-Tale by Danielle Allen
During this episode, I'm discussing Tell-Tale by Danielle Allen and just a tad bit about the New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander.  where to find me: Instagram|  Goodreads| Brazen Babe Reviews is sponsored by Flipboard ( and Anchor Podcast ( Website:   Music Credit:
February 23, 2019
Episode 9. Tikka Chance On Me by Suleikha Synder & Harlem by Eric Jerome Dickey
Happy New Year Babes! I’m recapping Suleikha Synder's and Eric Jerome Dickey's latest novellas respectively.   Brazen Babe Reviews is sponsored by Flipboard ( and Anchor Podcast ( Website: 
January 3, 2019
Episode 8. Holiday Themed Romance
Happy Holidays! Let’s talked Christmas romances ya’ll. I’m recapping Gee Whiz, It’s Christmas by Roslyn Hardy Holcomb/Lisa G. Riley and Unexpected by D.L. White.
December 20, 2018
Episode 7. The Wives We Play by Briana Cole
Recapping what happens when a woman goes from side-chick to sister-wife situation. Expected publication date: December 18, 2018 Kensington/Dafina Publishing shout out to author P.J. Dean and Netgalley. Website:
December 7, 2018
Episode 6. Recapping The Forbidden Man by Elle Wright
Hope you all had a rocking Thanksgiving! Today, I will be discussing the first book in Mrs. Wrights Edge of Scandal series. What happens when you fall for you ex-fiance's brother? Girl....a whole lot, lols. Sorry, no shout outs this episode but I got one or two for you next time. video: Thanks so much for listening!
November 28, 2018
Episode 5. The Cougarette by Eliza David
Recapping book 1 in Ms David's Cougarette series. Hooking up with a younger man after a fresh divorce? hmmmm..... I also have another book shout-out for you!
November 11, 2018
Episode 4. Deuces Wild by Christina C. Jones
My thoughts on the 3rd book in Mrs. Jones High Stakes series. A cop and a former assassin start a romance. What can go wrong? Song Credit: The Garden State by Audiobinger via FMA music archive (
October 22, 2018
Episode 3. Wild Thoughts by Delaney Diamond
Recapping the latest book in Ms. Diamonds Books Family series. An introverted man and a woman very aware of her sexuality. Can opposites attract? We discuss the outcome. Brazen Babe Reviews is sponsored by Flipboard ( and Anchor Podcast ( Website:
October 13, 2018
Episode 2. The Black God's Drums & Blue Bird Blue Bird
In today's episode, we are discussing The Black God's Drums by P. Djeli Clark and Blue Bird Blue Bird by Attica Locke. Brazen Babe Reviews is sponsored by Flipboard ( and Anchor Podcast ( Website:
October 2, 2018
Episode 1. Dread Nation by Justina Ireland
The very first episode of Brazen Babe Reviews! Woot! During this segment, I'll be recapping Dread Nation. Zombies after the Civil War? A kick-ass heroine? I'm down! Brazen Babe Reviews is sponsored by Flipboard ( and Anchor Podcast ( Website:
September 22, 2018