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 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.

Episode 95Going About Their Hallmark Business

It’s our 2021 recommendation request show (part 2)! Jess and Trisha recommend romance without sex on the page, progressive historical romance, and more!

Episode 94A Longer Longing Experience

It’s our recommendation request show (part 1)! Jess and Trisha recommend books for readers looking for pining, queer paranormal romance, vampires, and more!

Episode 93How You Deal with Your Enemies

Jess and Trisha discuss the future of romance conventions, and then talk about some romances that probably shouldn’t have worked for them…but did.

Episode 92Quite Sexy, Quite Time-y

Jess and Trisha have a new book club book (yay!) and spend some time talking about how they find new books and what they think about when making recs.

Episode 91Feelings From Across the Quad

Jess and Trisha revisit the WIR survey from the summer, discuss sexiness and academia in Office Hours, and have some dark and stormy fall romance recs.

Episode 90A Big Pinch of Himalayan Pink Salt

Jess and Trisha talk about a publisher taking advantage of an author, explain what on earth is happening with a certain ice planet, and have some plans to read what they’ve got.

Episode 89A Trapper Keeper Diversion

Jess and Trisha have a few updates and then discuss how to talk about sexual content in romance before recommending romances with teachers and school settings.

Episode 88The External Accountability Flaw

Jess and Trisha discuss why some corners of the romance book world have seen progress regarding inclusion and others have very much not.

Episode 87The Return of the Toaster Oven

It’s WIR Book Club time again! Jess and Trisha discuss Wrong Number, Right Woman by Jae and talk about their most anticipated romances for the rest of 2021.