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Jess and Trisha tease the Intercepted book club discussion, come to terms with their 2018 romance resolution shortcomings (and Trisha asks for a little help!), look ahead to 2019 releases, and recommend some books with friendly, non-surly heroes.

This episode is sponsored by Duchess by Design by Maya Rodale, Unleashed by Caitlin Crews, and by TBR, Book Riot’s new subscription service offering Tailored Book Recommendations for readers of all stripes.


Way back in the days before When In Romance, Jess wrote about her Westmoreland Project.

As Jess mentioned, Love In Panels served up some best bets for sci-fi romance in August.

Books Discussed:

Intercepted by Alexa Martin

The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

Slave to Sensation (and the rest of the Psy-Changeling series) by Nalini Singh

A Prince on Paper by Alyssa Cole (coming 2019!)

A Perfect Match by Alisha Rai (coming 2019!)

Make Up Break Up by Sandhya Menon (coming 2021…I know, I know. Just read When Dimple Met Rishi in the meantime!)

Brazen and the Beast by Sarah MacLean (coming 2019!)

The Bride Test by Helen Hoang (coming 2019!)

Grin and Beard It and Dr. Strange Beard by Penny Reid

Fit and Wrapped by Rebekah Weatherspoon

A Girl Like Her by Talia Hibbert

Trade Me by Courtney Milan

Glitterland by Alexis Hall

Tell us what Intercepted topics you want us to discuss; what sci-fi, fantasy or paranormal romance Trisha should be reading; and who your favorite non-grumpy heroes are. Find us on email ( and, Twitter (@jessisreading and @trisha_reads), or Instagram (@jess_is_reading and @trishahaleybrown).