When In Romance

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

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. 

Especially The Library – With Special Guest Liberty Hardy

Jess is joined by special guest Liberty Hardy, Book Riot’s resident velocireader. Important questions are asked and answered, and they wander into the world of monster romance.

Take It to the Group Chat

Jess and Trisha talk about recent romance (bad) news stories and recommend romances with main characters above the age of 40.