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When In Romance

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

Episode 64 Either A Month Or Seven Years

Jess and Trisha talk about things people love about reading romance and then offer some non-romance novel entertainment options that might share similar qualities.

Episode 63 Grown-up Humans Communicating

Jess and Trisha talk about Getting Schooled by Christina C. Jones and recommend some favorite romances from the year so far – to the extent that they’ve been able to read.

Episode 62 This is Chocolate, Not Broccoli

Jess and Trisha discuss takeaways from a Juneteeth Book Fest panel on writing Black romance and the delight for all readers in reading queer romance.

Episode 61 Clear and Not Weird

Jess and Trisha talk about the impact of anti-Black racism in publishing, an RWA awards decision, and books we love by Black authors.

Episode 60 “It Comes Down to Weather”: An Interview with Tosca Musk

Jess and Trisha talk with Passionflix founder Tosca Musk about romance adaptations, managing expectations, and what being a “producer” actually means.

Episode 59 A Quarter of a Thumb

Jess and Trisha have MANY thoughts about a Danielle Steel adaptation, recommend romances that are set entirely in one location, and more.

Episode 58 Shenanigans with Row-mates

Jess and Trisha share their thoughts on the adaptation of Can You Keep a Secret? and offer read-alikes for some of the books they talk about most.

Episode 57 Wealthy Know-It-Alls

Jess and Trisha discuss some recent RWA developments, review the adaptation of Beverly Jenkins’s Deadly Sexy, and recommend some favorites by Ms. Bev.

Episode 56 “Why are there so many Colonels?”: The Austen Episode

Jess and special guest host Jenn Northington talk All Things Austen, including recent events, romance retellings, and adaptations.

Episode 55 Some Of It Is Nice News

Jess and Trisha know that things are super weird and rough right now, but they’ve got book recs for romance fans and a rundown of the new Ripped Bodice diversity report.