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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 77A Beautiful Frankenstein

Jess and Trisha talk about Valentine's week coverage, the way romance represents the experience of being Black in history, and a confession from Trisha.

Episode 76Watch It Or Don’t

Jess and Trisha discuss Nora Roberts’s lack of time for nonsense, authors behaving badly, and the unique world of category romance – along with a few recs, of course.

Episode 75Accidental Queer Vegas Wedding

Jess and Trisha do a bit of Bridgerton follow-up, celebrate a When In Romance anniversary, and discuss romances by debut authors they’re watching for.

Episode 74It’s All in the Sideburns

Jess and Trisha celebrate a new year, discuss Netflix adaptation Bridgerton, and talk about the books they’re ready for – and hoping for – in 2021.

Episode 73The Voice On the Other End

Jess and Trisha discuss news they’ve missed in recent weeks, give some “best of” list updates, and recommend a few of their favorite romances from 2020.

Episode 72It’s Gonna Be Sexy

Jess and Trisha offer more recs to readers looking for comedic romance, underrepresented authors, cruelty-free paranormal romance, and more.

Episode 71Feathers, Scales, and an Accidental Kidnapping

Jess and Trisha offer recs to readers looking for soapy drama, SFF without the alpha males, funny and quirky narrators, and more.

Episode 70Why Are These Lists?

Jess and Trisha discuss where “best of” lists come from and do a deep dive into meet cutes – and meet not so cutes.

Episode 69A Real Landmark

Jess and Trisha do some quick updates, talk about a complicated decision from Harlequin, and recommend romances with great friendships.

Episode 68The Motion Train

Jess and Trisha talk about the end of Audible Escape, why the "all you can read" model is a challenge in romance, and books with bisexual characters.