When In Romance is a biweekly romance podcast dedicated to romance novel news, enthusiasm, and romance book recommendations from Book Riot!
Jess and Trisha do a bit of follow-up, try to design the perfect starter catalogue for book stores new to romance, talk about some upcoming titles they’re excited about, and recommend some light and delightful reads.
Author Andie J. Christopher joins Trisha to discuss shady book repacking practices, the RITA mess, how content warnings help readers, and Andie’s erotic romance recs.
Jess and Trisha discuss the problem with calling non-explicit romance “clean,” explore why Trisha rereads and Jess doesn’t, and talk about what they’ve been reading this week.
Jess and Trisha discuss the Ripped Bodice’s annual report on the state of racial diversity in romance, talk through some of the romance sales issues brought to light by a high-profile plagiarism event, and recommend books that sit all along the emotional spectrum.
Jess and Trisha try to sort out a romance plagiarism garbage fire, discuss all of things they appreciate about Thirsty for the WIR book club, and give you some romance recs so that you can Read Harder.
Jess and Trisha talk about the first ever romance in Reese Witherspoon’s book club, a new title by E L James, and rare romance. Plus, we announce our new WIR book club pick!
Jess and Trisha celebrate their first pod-iversary, have some words for people who aren’t inclusive readers, discuss the characteristics of a good romance novella, and recommend some of their favorites.
Jess and Trisha start the year off right by discussing all the things they’re going to do better in 2019, a few of the many books they’re excited about in 2019, and some of the romance they read while they were away.
Jess and Trisha offer romance recommendations for under the radar picks from 2018, books for the romance film-lover in your life, non-book gifts from romancelandia, and more.
Jess and Trisha are joined by delightful and insightful author Rebekah Weatherspoon to follow up on romance covers, discuss what makes a romance “fluffy,” and recommend some of our favorite fluffy reads.
Jess and Trisha talk about sports and independent women in Intercepted, wonder whether you should be able to judge a book by its cover, and share a few thoughts on Goodreads Readers Choice romance picks.
Jess and Trisha tease the Intercepted book club discussion, come to terms with their 2018 romance resolution shortcomings (and Trisha asks for a little help!), look ahead to 2019 releases, and recommend some books with friendly, non-surly heroes.
Jess and Trisha take a deep dive into Butterfly Swords for the When In Romance book club, talk about romance authors writing employer/employee romance, and suggest a cool way you can support your local romance booksellers.
Jess and Trisha preview their When In Romance book club discussion, chat about what they’re reading, and do quick takes on topics including bad takes on romance covers, an exciting time in romance film and TV development, and when is the right time for Christmas cowboys (spoiler alert: not yet).