When In Romance

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

Romances with Real People on Earth

Jess and Trisha talk about Regency romance and why so many romances are set in that 9 year(!) period and then share what romances they’re excited about in the second half of 2023.

The Second Half of the Last Page

Jess and Trisha jump back into book club and then take a minute to pay tribute to Julie Garwood.

A Benign Stalker

Jess and Trisha discuss how racism impacts sports romance publishing and talk about some basketball romances they love.

Ranking the Most Impactful Romance of the Last Decade

Jess and Trisha spend the show ranking the most influential romance novels that have come out in the last decade.

Not As Much Eye Reading

Jess and Trisha announce a new book club book and get into why contemporary romance isn’t always the same as a romcom.

Normal People with Quirky Friends

Jess and Trisha talk about why romance book adaptation news so often goes nowhere and recommend STEM romances.

Somewhere In Between

Jess and Trisha talk about the jobs and activities we do and don’t see in romance (and what it means) and discuss and recommend second chance romances.

The Body Falls for the Guard

Jess and Trisha talk about the trans rights readathon (starting March 20!) and then discuss comfort reads.

Trading Off Words

Jess and Trisha discuss a social media situation impacting romance authors and then dive into After Hours on Milagro Street for WIR Book Club.

All of the Unfurling

Jess and Trisha talk about positive Valentine’s Day romance coverage, happy Harper Collins strike news, and romance mysteries.