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!

E31: Ep #31: Cinnamon Roll Heroes From the Corner of the Pan

Author Andie J. Christopher joins Trisha to discuss shady book repackaging practices, the RITA mess, how content warnings help readers, and Andie’s erotic romance recs.

This episode is sponsored byBook Riot Insiders,In Her Sightsby Katie Ruggle, and the audiobook edition ofThe Girl He Used to Knowby Tracey Garvis Graves.

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Here’s Shiloh Walker’sthread on book regurgitation.

There’s too much going on with the RITAs to link to everything, but here’s Jess’s Book Riot post from right after the nominations,here’s a lot of data Bronwen Fleetwood pulled together related to the lack of diversity in RITA awards and nominations (andhere’s some more), and here’sthe RWA responsewe mentioned on the show.

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The One Night in South Beach series by Andie J. Christopher (the first book isStroke of Midnight)

Not the Girl You Marryby Andie J. Christopher

Long Shotby Kennedy Ryan

Damaged Goodsby Talia Hibbert

The Blank Canvas series by Adriana Anders (the first book isUnder Her Skin)

The ProfessorandNever Sweeterby Charlotte Stein

Curioby Cara McKenna

Priestby Sierra Simone

Craving Flightby Tamsen Parker

Misadventures of a Curvy Girlby Sierra Simone

Theirs for the Nightby Katee Robert

Locked Box,Open Hearts, andAct Your Ageby Eve Dangerfield

Driven By Fateby Tessa Bailey

Sin and Ink,Passion and Ink, andScoring the Player’s Babyby Naima Simone

Haven(which is ACTUALLY the first Beards and Bondage book),So Sweet, andRafeby Rebekah Weatherspoon

Syncopationby Anna Zabo

Let us know if you have thoughts on content warnings and what your favorite erotic romances are. Find Andie on Twitter (@authorandiej) and Instagram (@authorandiej), and as always, you can find us on email (trisha@riotnewmedia.comandjessica@riotnewmedia.com), Twitter (@jessisreading and @trishahaleybrwn), or Instagram (@jess_is_reading and @trishahaleybrown).

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