When In Romance

Hosted ByTrisha Brown & Jessica Pryde

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

E27: Ep #27: Easing People In

Jess and Trisha talk about the first ever romance in Reese Witherspoon’s book club, a new title by E L James, romances that are rare – or sometimes just older – and we announce our new WIR Book Club pick!

This episode is sponsored byTBR,Healing Heartsfrom Shadow Mountain Publishing, andNever Let Goby Elizabeth Goddardand Revell Books, a Division of Baker Publishing Group.

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Jasmine Guillory’sThe Proposalis theHello Sunshine book club pickfor February!

E L James has a new book out andTrisha has questionsabout it.

Speaking of erotic romance, here’sa great Book Riot quizif you wanna know what steamy romance you should be reading next.

Here’s the Courtney Milanthread we mentionedabout the VERY BAD take on erotic romance that was published (and very quickly removed) on Frolic.

The Ripped Bodice isgoing old school, y’all.

The responses tothis tweet from Rebekah Weatherspoonwill keep your TBR stocked for years. YEARS.

BothIndigoandMorning Gloryare, in fact,on this NPR list.

We’re very bummed for the folks impacted bythe shuttering of Loveswept (though we’re using the WIR book club to make lemonade out of lemons!)

Jess mentioned that one of our listeners sent us the theALA’s Reading List award for romance. The romance books on that list are books we loved from last year about AND they’re all authors of color.


The Proposalby Jasmine Guillory

Fifty Shades of Greyby E L James

The Misterby E L James

A Gentleman in the Streetby Alisha Rai

Bedroom Gamesby Alisha Rai

Glutton for Pleasureby Alisha Rai

The Crossfire Seriesby Sylvia Day, which starts withBared to You

Morning Gloryby LaVyrle Spencer

Indigoby Beverly Jenkins

Thirstyby Mia Hopkins

Let us know if you’re readingThe Proposal, whether you’re going to readThe Mister, what your favorite older romance is, and how excited you are to readThirsty. Find us on email (trisha@riotnewmedia.com andjessica@riotnewmedia.com), Twitter (@jessisreading and @trishahaleybrwn), or Instagram (@jess_is_reading and @trishahaleybrown).

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