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!

E30: Ep #30: If You Don’t Read It, Ask a Friend

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.

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On Book Riot, Sarah talks about whycalling books “clean” is a problem.

The Feminist Librarianmakes an argumentthat a distinction between “erotica” and “porn” is harmful.


Friends Without Benefitsby Penny Reid

Virgin Riverby Robyn Carr

Worth the Fallby Claudia Connor

So Sweetby Rebekah Weatherspoon

Going Downby Barbara Bell

Geek Out: A Collection of Trans and Genderqueer Romance

Can’t Escape Loveby Alyssa Cole

The Governess Affairby Courtney Milan

Let us know if you have thoughts on calling romance “clean,” and whether/why/when you reread books. Find us on email (trisha@riotnewmedia.comandjessica@riotnewmedia.com), Twitter (@jessisreading and @trishahaleybrwn), or Instagram (@jess_is_reading and @trishahaleybrown).

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