Mel Saavedra Interview: The Steamy Lit Bookstore & Why We Love Steamy Romance

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In this episode of the She Reads Romance Books Podcast, I’m chatting with the amazing Mel Saavadra, owner of the Steamy Lit Bookstore, a romance bookstore in south Florida, in anticipation of Independent Bookstore Day! Tune in to hear about:

  • The Steamy Lit Bookstore
  • The Steam Box and her promotion of self-pleasure
  • How she’s supporting romance book authors of color and LGBTQ+ identifying authors
  • Our shared love of steamy romance books
  • Steamy Lit Con and more!

Plus, learn about the She Reads Romance Books Book Club where you can gain access to the exclusive, extended interview to hear even more from Mel!

Episode 49: Mel Saavadra of the Steamy Lit Bookstore

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About Mel Saavedra:

Meet Mel Saavedra of The Steamy Lit Bookstore in her interview on the She Reads Romance Books Podcast.

Mel Saavedra is the founder of Steamy Lit. She is a proud Latina, Navy Veteran, dog mom, and an avid reader of steamy romance. Her mission at Steamy Lit is to provide women romance authors of color and non-binary/genderqueer authors a platform to amplify their voices through their work while also empowering discourse around sexuality.

  • To learn more about the Steamy Lit Bookstore and the Steam Box visit: steamylit.com
  • Follow on Instagram and Tiktok: @steamylit
  • Support the Steamy Lit Bookstore on Libro.fm and Bookshop!

Independent Bookstore Day is Saturday, April 27, 2024.

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