When In Romance

When In Romance is a biweekly romance podcast dedicated to romance novel news, enthusiasm, and romance book recommendations from Book Riot!

Time for a Different Form

Jess and Trisha talk about unreasonable expectations of authors and then offer a few “if you like this, try that” romance recs.

Giving Up on Calendars

Jess and Trisha talk about baby epilogues and revisit a classic romance trope: fake dating stories.

The Ghost and the Ghostwriter

Jess and Trisha cover a grab bag of topics before talking about backlist romances they’re glad to have found this year.

But No Poles

Annoyance to Love

Jess and Trisha talk about the appeal (or not) of the enemies to lovers trope and then offer some picks for their best romances of 2022 so far.

The Disney Crime Lord Universe

Book club is back as Jess and Trisha discuss The Beast by Katee Robert and then dive into the distinctions between steamy romance, erotic romance, and erotica.

A Wig Doing a Lot of Work

Jess and Trisha dive into a recent film that lives in the romance world (in more ways than one) and talk about books they’re excited about for the rest of 2022.

A Proxy Husband On a Boat

Jess and Trisha talk about weddings in romance: why there are so many, why all the weddings can be a problem, and some recs that include weddings in one way or another.

Finger, Pulse, Etc.

Jess and Trisha talk about their current reads, romance novel cover history, and backlist books to add to – or move up on – your TBR.

It’s Probably Something Adorable

Jess and Trisha share some listener recommendations and other updates, announce a new book club book, and talk about authors who are new to them.