When In Romance

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

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. 

An Elevator with Only One Bed

Jess and Trisha dive into Written in the Stars for WIR book club and then talk through some of the other romance retellings they love.

Episode 100 and the Return of the When In Romance Quiz

Jess and Trisha celebrate episode 100 with a quiz, look back (and forward!) at changes in the romance world, and share recs that come from WIR listeners.

Episode 99Some Other Exploration Together

Jess and Trisha have exciting news about episode 100, talk about the pros & cons of Twitter discussions, and rec books that sat on the TBR for far too long.

Episode 98While We’re Ahead

Jess and Trisha discuss romance news updates, offer recs for the 2022 Read Harder Challenge, and chat about sports romance and what makes it unique.

Episode 97A New Earth Year

Jess and Trisha share follow-up from the rec request episodes, talk New Year’s resolutions, and get excited about the next six months in romance reading.

Episode 96WIR Book Club: Shenanigans Ensue

Jess and Trisha share some listener feedback, discuss Rose Lerner’s Sweet Disorder, and look back (and a little bit ahead) at 2021 romance.