Textual Tension

Textual Tension


Latest Episodes

Ep. 102: Deep Lore
October 25, 2022

What was that? Did you see it? In the woods? It's a new spooky episode! Margie is taking Rachel camping this time around and telling her all about Sleeping with Sasquatch by Honey Cummings. Make sure you bring your trail cameras and road snacks! Chec

Ep. 101: Bastardized!
October 04, 2022

Jane Austin fans beware! Rachel is taking special guest host Julia on a journey through the deepest, darkest classic(?) literature. Rachel tells Julia all about Gwyn Cready's, Seducing Mr. Darcy. It's time to answer the most burning question in

Throwback: Ep 1: 20,000 Problems Under the Sea
September 20, 2022

Who's ready for a throwback? Rachel and Margie throw it WAY back to Episode 1, as they both recover from the plague. Check out the Patreon exclusive revisit of Gina Showalter's, The Nymph King at patreon.com/textualtension!We are a bi-monthly po

Ep. 100b: Nice Nice Nice
September 08, 2022

It's a (not so surprise) bonus episode! We couldn't leave everyone hanging with that RIVETING cliff hanger from last episode. Join us in this special two-parter as Rachel tells Margie all about the exciting conclusion to the Fifty Shades sage: F

Ep. 100a: Nice Nice
September 06, 2022

It's episode 100 y'all! What could possible be worth covering for our 100th episode? Why the next installment in, quite possibly, the most popular romance novel of all time! Join us as Rachel tells Margie all about E.L. James' Fifty Shades

Ep. 99b: Resentment (Feat. The Ladies of Strange)
August 25, 2022

What's this? A bonus episode?! As a huge thank you for almost 100 episodes, Margie and Rachel are once again joined by the Ladies of Strange to complete our Twilight Saga! Join us as Margie outlines the pure insanity that is Stephenie Meyer's  B

Ep. 99a: Meet Your Second Wife! (Feat. The Ladies of Strange)
August 23, 2022

It's Episode 99 (part a?!)! In honor of our last episode in the double digits (or is it?!), your Co-Hosts are revisiting the ever popular Twilight series. Join us as Margie takes Rachel, Tiffany, Ashely, and Rebecca on a convoluted trek through the w

Ep. 98: Suddenly, Mothman
August 09, 2022

Your Co-Hosts are taking their first foray into the wide, wide world of cryptid romance! Did you know that was a thing? We didn't! At least not until Margie decided to tell Rachel all about Like a MothMan to a Flame by Remy Cavilich! Life is just ful

Ep. 97: If 10 Million Fireflies
July 26, 2022

You would not believe your eyes! If we had ANOTHER gay romance novel episode! Tune in this week as Rachel tells Margie all about Alyssa Cole's How to Find a Princess!Check out our Instagram : Twitter : Facebook : Goodreads : Website

Throwback: Ep. 69: Nice
July 12, 2022

It's a throwback y'all! To quite possibly the most iconic romance novel of all time. No special reason we picked this one. Definitely not because of any....big milestones coming up or anything..."In honor of 69 dissected romance novels, Rac