Softest Lore

Laura Espinal Corpeno

A lighthearted podcast dedicated to books and everything literary! Talking about everything, anything, and nothing at all. Just vibes and funny times!

Official Instagram: @Softestlore

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Softest Lore Ep. 15 - Holidays of Healing by Kristin Wolf + Interactive Bookish Game
May 3 2024
Softest Lore Ep. 15 - Holidays of Healing by Kristin Wolf + Interactive Bookish Game
Send us a Text Message.Guess what? It's interview time! I had the pleasure of interviewing Kristin Wolf, a brilliant Historical Romance author! Join us in discussing the BTS of "Holidays of Healing".  Kristin transports the reader into the world of Resilience and Redemption for the third installment. Follow Felicity Hawke and Dr. Nicholas Wright. Haunted by aches of the past, their pasts intertwine in the magnetic pull of fate. Admist the magic of the holidays, they explore the hidden gifts that lasso the two together. Forgiveness and hope, wounds to heal,  and the solace they both seek. Synopsis: Miss Felicity Hawke is angry. Angry that her beneficiary has fallen in love and moved to America, no longer requiring her assistance. Angry that after two years of endless headaches, her mother could not be saved. And angry that her best friend, Elizabeth Harrington, the Countess of Ashford, is with child and turning to the very doctor she blames for the loss of her mother.Dr. Nicholas Wright is haunted. Haunted by the crushing weight of anxiety. Haunted by his past mistakes, and losses. And haunted by the memories of one night fueled by unbridled passion.Yet, as the echoes of their furies reverberate through the halls, a magnetic pull draws them together—one that refuses to be ignored. With each heated exchange, the tension between them reaches a boiling point, setting the stage for a battle of wills and a dance of desires.Amidst the snowflakes and holly of the holiday season, they discover perhaps their tumultuous time together is a gift in disguise. In the season of forgiveness and hope, can Felicity and Nicholas find solace in each other's arms and heal the wounds that bind them?Link to book: Holidays of Healing Follow Kristin Wolf on Instagram: @kristinwolfauthor Click here for Kristin's Newsletter Support the Show.Hello my Snazzy Individuals! Like what you heard? Please consider leaving a review and checking out my official social media for tips and exclusive content regrading my writing process and the fun behind-the-scenes of creating this podcast!I have a merch shop! https://softest-lore.myspreadshop.com/ https://www.instagram.com/softestlore/ https://linktr.ee/softestlorepodcastAnd before I forget, please consider supporting an indie author and checking out my newest work! 7 Moons Hotel is coming very soon~Thank you for listening, Laura
Softest Lore Ep. 14 - The Midnight Rambler By Don Carr + Interactive Bookish Game
Apr 12 2024
Softest Lore Ep. 14 - The Midnight Rambler By Don Carr + Interactive Bookish Game
Send us a Text Message.Guess what? It's interview time! I had the pleasure of interviewing Don Carr, an amazing eco-thriller author! Join us as we discuss the BTS of "The Midnight Rambler". Don transports the readers to Italy! Follow Sophie as she navigates the intricate environmental crime taking place! With twists and turns, Sophie must put an end to such a heinous crime. Synopsis: Often mocked as a "water cop," EPA special agent Sophie Grant has faced countless dangerous situations while chasing criminal polluters, from boarding tankers at sea to Somali refugee camps. But when she is assigned to Italy's tourist-filled Amalfi Coast in pursuit of a toxic-waste-dumping cartel, she finds herself in the crosshairs of legendary Camorra assassin Il Mezzanotte Ramingo-the Midnight Rambler-and is forced to do the most harrowing thing of ask her disgraced ex-cop father for help. But like the deadly polluted water flowing below the sun-splashed Amalfi bedrock, nothing is as it appears. The CIA aims to use her as bait. But Il Ramingo hasn't killed seemingly impossible-to-reach politicians, judges, and Camorra rivals for years without learning to sniff out a trap.Link to book: https://a.co/d/f9dMoP6Follow Don Carr on instagram: @doncarrauthor Support the Show.Hello my Snazzy Individuals! Like what you heard? Please consider leaving a review and checking out my official social media for tips and exclusive content regrading my writing process and the fun behind-the-scenes of creating this podcast!I have a merch shop! https://softest-lore.myspreadshop.com/ https://www.instagram.com/softestlore/ https://linktr.ee/softestlorepodcastAnd before I forget, please consider supporting an indie author and checking out my newest work! 7 Moons Hotel is coming very soon~Thank you for listening, Laura
Softest Lore Ep. 12 - The Dowager and The Detective By Kristin Wolf + Interactive Bookish Game
Feb 2 2024
Softest Lore Ep. 12 - The Dowager and The Detective By Kristin Wolf + Interactive Bookish Game
Send us a Text Message.Guess what? It's interview time! I had the pleasure of interviewing  Kristin Wolf, a brilliant Historical Romance author! Join us in discussing the BTS of "The Dowager and the Detective" .  Kristin transports the reader into world of Resilience and Redemption.  Follow Lady Mary Harrington, Dowager Countess of Ashford, and Mr. Hugh Bexley, a stellar detective. Their paths intertwine the moment the ghost of the past begins to threaten Lady Ashford's happiness once again. Secrets and a love brighter than the sun awaits in Book Two of Resilience and Redemption! Let's dive right in! And of course, an extra extreme game of this or that awaits!Synopsis: Lady Mary Harrington, the Dowager Countess of Ashford, would love to say that everything is going well in her life. Her son is newly married, her daughter is shining brighter than ever, and a new season approaches with the promise of a fresh start in society.But the ghost of her past haunts Mary and threatens every ray of happiness in her life. When strange letters addressed to her son begin arriving, her only hope is a detective hired for another job.Mr. Hugh Bexley knows he is in for a headache when he takes on the Earl of Ashford's case, but he doesn't expect for Lady Ashford to insert herself into every facet of his case. Followed like a shadow by the Dowager Countess, Hugh struggles to ignore a torrent of emotions he feels for his unlikely apprentice investigator. Now he must solve the mystery of the unknown letters before losing either his sanity or his heart to Mary Harrington.Link to book: https://a.co/d/eW0fEYdFollow Kristin Wolf on Instagram: @kristinwolfauthor Support the Show.Hello my Snazzy Individuals! Like what you heard? Please consider leaving a review and checking out my official social media for tips and exclusive content regrading my writing process and the fun behind-the-scenes of creating this podcast!I have a merch shop! https://softest-lore.myspreadshop.com/ https://www.instagram.com/softestlore/ https://linktr.ee/softestlorepodcastAnd before I forget, please consider supporting an indie author and checking out my newest work! 7 Moons Hotel is coming very soon~Thank you for listening, Laura
Softest Lore Ep. 11- Roxy The Witch By Laura Espinal Corpeno + Interactive Bookish Game
Jan 12 2024
Softest Lore Ep. 11- Roxy The Witch By Laura Espinal Corpeno + Interactive Bookish Game
Send us a Text Message.Guess what? It's interview time! I had the pleasure of interviewing... myself! Hahaa if you found the name to be familiar, well, that's why.  Join me in discussing the BTS of "Roxy The Witch".  Allow me to transport you into Roxy Sagehart's magical world of agents and quests. Follow Roxy and Kin Con (her familiar and partner) as she embarked on their first A-grade quest.  Let's dive right in! And of course, an extra extreme game of this or that awaits!Synopsis:After dealing with 238 side quests, Roxy Sagehart found herself swimming in a grand ocean of unsolved questions and unfulfilling tasks. Did the highest respected questing agency, Aerine, not consider her to be capable enough for a main quest? Did she tirelessly study all those years for nothing? Yet after sudden silence from Aerine, Roxy is struck with a rare opportunity. Her Elvin Handler, Alder, sent an inconspicuous main quest for them to tackle. Layers of a new mystery begin to unfold at every turn. Secrets hiding in plain sight start to push Roxy's hand deeper into a mess that may not be deemed for her to resolve. With new details connecting to unimaginable conclusions, Roxy is faced with an ultimate judgment. Can Roxy finally prove herself to the agency? Will she be able to dive into the unknown with success? Or will she crumble under the weight of her ambition?  Support the Show.Hello my Snazzy Individuals! Like what you heard? Please consider leaving a review and checking out my official social media for tips and exclusive content regrading my writing process and the fun behind-the-scenes of creating this podcast!I have a merch shop! https://softest-lore.myspreadshop.com/ https://www.instagram.com/softestlore/ https://linktr.ee/softestlorepodcastAnd before I forget, please consider supporting an indie author and checking out my newest work! 7 Moons Hotel is coming very soon~Thank you for listening, Laura
Softest Lore Ep. 10 - Lost in Love By K.L. Thorne + Interactive Bookish Game
Dec 29 2023
Softest Lore Ep. 10 - Lost in Love By K.L. Thorne + Interactive Bookish Game
Send us a Text Message.Guess what? It's interview time! I had the pleasure of interviewing K.L. Thorne, an amazing romantasy author! Join us in discussing the BTS of "Hestaesia Series: Lost in Love". K.L. transports the reader into magical world of clashing kingdoms. Follow Lori Goldwyrm, a runaway faerie princess, as she falls into the unsuspecting arms of a demon commander! Trials and tribulations are ahead in Hestaesia!  Let's dive right in! And of course, an extra extreme game of this or that awaits! Synopsis: The frozen plane of Hestaesia is consumed by the war between Faerie and Demon. Hestaesia: Lost in Love tells the tale of runaway faerie princess, Lori Goldwyrm, as she flees her controlling father into the unsuspecting arms of staunch demon commander, Lephas. In a world of two halves, can love conquer all?Link to book: https://a.co/d/7jjMCNPFollow K.L. on Instagram: @klthorne(Huge thanks to my editor, Som! You're the best!)Support the Show.Hello my Snazzy Individuals! Like what you heard? Please consider leaving a review and checking out my official social media for tips and exclusive content regrading my writing process and the fun behind-the-scenes of creating this podcast!I have a merch shop! https://softest-lore.myspreadshop.com/ https://www.instagram.com/softestlore/ https://linktr.ee/softestlorepodcastAnd before I forget, please consider supporting an indie author and checking out my newest work! 7 Moons Hotel is coming very soon~Thank you for listening, Laura
Softest Lore Ep. 9 - Dior or Die By Laura Akers + Interactive Bookish Game
Dec 22 2023
Softest Lore Ep. 9 - Dior or Die By Laura Akers + Interactive Bookish Game
Send us a Text Message.Guess what? It's interview time! I had the pleasure of interviewing Laura Akers, an amazing mystery-action author! Join us in discussing the BTS of "Davia Glenn Series: Dior or Die". Laura transports the reader into the battle field and the world of glam. Here find our main character, Davia Glenn, an operative who inherits a fortune and must navigate a new world of challenges. Let's dive right in! And of course, an extra extreme game of this or that awaits! Synopsis: Davia Glenn is the first woman on a covert paramilitary team until a mission goes deadly wrong. She inherits a fortune, moves to a wealthy community, and soon discovers the crazy under all that money. On a terrorist's hit list, Davia must navigate her new life while dodging assassins.Torn between two men and two worlds, Davia must decide her future- but this time, she wears haute couture instead of camouflage and combat boots.Link to book: https://a.co/d/fHCyGiwFollow Laura on Instagram: @thelauraakers(Huge thanks to my editor, Som! You're the best!) Support the Show.Hello my Snazzy Individuals! Like what you heard? Please consider leaving a review and checking out my official social media for tips and exclusive content regrading my writing process and the fun behind-the-scenes of creating this podcast!I have a merch shop! https://softest-lore.myspreadshop.com/ https://www.instagram.com/softestlore/ https://linktr.ee/softestlorepodcastAnd before I forget, please consider supporting an indie author and checking out my newest work! 7 Moons Hotel is coming very soon~Thank you for listening, Laura
Softest Lore Ep. 7 - Grove Hollow by Shelby McFadden + Interactive Bookish Game
Nov 17 2023
Softest Lore Ep. 7 - Grove Hollow by Shelby McFadden + Interactive Bookish Game
Send us a Text Message.Guess what? It's interview time! I had the pleasure of interviewing Shelby McFadden, an amazing paranormal-romance author! Join us in discussing the BTS of "Grove Hollow".  Shelby transports the reader into the mysterious town of Grove Hollow. Here we find our main character Jade who must navigate her new life in Grove Hollow and unraveling century long mysteries. Let's dive right in! And of course, an extra extreme game of this or that awaits! Synopsis: The year is 1985, and eighteen-year-old Jade Whitney is about to discover her family holds a secret that will change her life forever. Jade moves into her family's grand, gilded mansion with her Great Aunt Ruth, where she begins to uncover the scandalous history of her affluent ancestors. As she adjusts to her new life and a new private school, Jade struggles to navigate the social hierarchy that divides her friends, The Misfits, from the popular crowd of jocks and cheerleaders. When she meets the charming rugby captain, Bradley Phillips, she experiences falling in love for the first time-or so she thinks.When Jade finds a cursed locket connected to a ghost named William, her life turns in an unexpected direction. While aiding Will in his quest to cross into the afterlife, Jade discovers a deep connection between them that goes far beyond what she could ever imagine.Link to book: https://a.co/d/hIUCurGFollow Shelby on Instagram: @grovehollowseries and @shelbynmcfadden (Also, a huge thank you to my editor, Som! You're the best!) Support the Show.Hello my Snazzy Individuals! Like what you heard? Please consider leaving a review and checking out my official social media for tips and exclusive content regrading my writing process and the fun behind-the-scenes of creating this podcast!I have a merch shop! https://softest-lore.myspreadshop.com/ https://www.instagram.com/softestlore/ https://linktr.ee/softestlorepodcastAnd before I forget, please consider supporting an indie author and checking out my newest work! 7 Moons Hotel is coming very soon~Thank you for listening, Laura
Softest Lore Ep. 6 -10 Dates By Bridget Van der Eyk Interview + Interactive Bookish Game
Nov 10 2023
Softest Lore Ep. 6 -10 Dates By Bridget Van der Eyk Interview + Interactive Bookish Game
Send us a Text Message.First interview on Softest Lore woohooo! I had the pleasure of interviewing Bridget Van der Eyk, a brilliant romance author! Join us in discussing the BTS of “10 Dates”. Bridget transports the reader into the scandalous world of "10 Dates" and the intricate environment of socialites. Let's dive right in! And of course, an extreme game of this or that awaits!Synopsis:Libby Evans is a Hollywood socialite and heiress to her great-grandfather’s film production empire, Privileged Pictures. She and her friends are part of the new Hollywood Brat Pack. Anita Yates is a former child star, Willa Nelson is an aspiring model, and Charlie Niven is a hotel heiress and aspiring fashion designer. At 22, Libby has all the money in the world, a gorgeous oil heir boyfriend, and with a Victoria’s Secret Angel contract just within her grasp, her life is perfect!Unfortunately, Libby’s life takes a wrong turn when she has a little too much to drink at another swanky Hollywood party. So, what happens when 'Little Miss Perfect’ wakes up with a pounding hangover and a naked paparazzo, Wentworth Turner, in bed with her?Sounds like a Hollywood scandal if it ever leaks!Libby is desperate to keep this secret away from the tabloids, for the sake of her career and her relationship, and it turns out that Wentworth wants just one thing in exchange for his silence – 10 Dates.Link to book: https://a.co/d/j2YWmYEFollow Bridget on Instagram: @authorbridgetvde (Also, a big thank you to Som for editing this podcast! Thank you so much, you're the best!)Support the Show.Hello my Snazzy Individuals! Like what you heard? Please consider leaving a review and checking out my official social media for tips and exclusive content regrading my writing process and the fun behind-the-scenes of creating this podcast!I have a merch shop! https://softest-lore.myspreadshop.com/ https://www.instagram.com/softestlore/ https://linktr.ee/softestlorepodcastAnd before I forget, please consider supporting an indie author and checking out my newest work! 7 Moons Hotel is coming very soon~Thank you for listening, Laura