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!

E29: Ep #29: They Keep Bumping Into Each Other

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.

This episode is sponsored byLibro fm audiobooks andDown and Dirty by Rhenna Morgan, published by Carina Press.

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Patricia coveredthe Ripped Bodice report for Book Riot, and the 2016 and 2017 reports can be found atthe RB site as well.

Nora Roberts has some feelings, and she ismaking them known in 2019.

Here’s the Venn diagramwe mentioned that Bree posted (and you should read the whole thread).

Kilby Blades reflected on the ghostwriter issueon her blog.


Perv by Dakota Gray

Long Shot by Kennedy Ryan

Hired by Zoey Castile

Ripped Pages by M. Hollis

American Dreamer by Adriana Herrera

The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang

Let us know if you have thoughts on Thirsty and what books you’ve loved for the Read Harder challenge. Find us on email (trisha@riotnewmedia.comandjessica@riotnewmedia.com), Twitter (@jessisreading and @trishahaleybrwn), or Instagram (@jess_is_reading and @trishahaleybrown).

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