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More Romance Families to Hang With Over the Holidays

Those of us in the U.S. are once again bracing for Thanksgiving. For some, the holiday is a warm gathering ...

12 Christmas Romance Novels for this Holiday Season

Make a cup of tea, put on your favorite pajama pants, and find your coziest blanket. With these Christmas romance novels you’ll be hoping to get snowed in.

5 Reasons To Download Radish: A Sneak Peek, Free Reads, and Romance Galore

Check out the new serial read app, Radish.

Let’s Just Call Him “Not Calvin”

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.

All Worked Up By Pockets

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.

Friendly and Smiley and Handing Out Coffee

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.

10 Books to Read if You Still Ship THE OFFICE’s Jim and Pam

Netflix and read, anyone? The Office ended more than eight years ago, but let’s not pretend people don’t still binge ...

14 (er, 18) Places for Newbies to Start in Romance

One Rioter offers 14 places to start for anyone looking to dip a toe (or jump fully) into the world of reading romance books!

Completely Distracted By Things

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).

Which Romance Novel Should I Read? A Newbie Quiz

Want to get into the world of romance novels but don't know where to start? Take Book Riot's Which Romance Novel Should I Read Quiz and find out!

50 Must-Read Gay Romance Novels

A list of 50 of the best gay romance novels, featuring a diverse array of protaganists, many #ownvoices authors, and all the queer happily ever afters.

Look How We Accidentally Recommended All the Strippers

Jess and Trisha discuss plagiarism and Kindle Unlimited stuffing, announce the first read for the When In Romance book club, chat about what they’re reading, and update everyone on the success of the #wheninromance hashtag.

An Interview with Eloisa James, Author of BORN TO BE WILDE

New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James discusses diversity, historical accuracy in romance novels, and her latest book Born To Be Wilde.

Quiz: Find Your Romance Audiobook Match

Overwhelmed by the variety of the romance genre and don't know where to go next? Take this romance audiobook quiz!

Miss Scarlet is More Interesting Than Hester Prynne

Jess and Trisha shout out romance bestsellers, talk about a whole bunch of romance series and what draws us in, discuss Trisha’s arbitrary list of rules for children in romance novels, and announce the short list for the WIR book club read.