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!

E40: The Date and Time Are Unclear

Jess and Trisha celebrate important progress at the RITAs, talk through romance authors writing outside their own experience, and brainstorm what romance series they’d like to see get the fanfic treatment.

This episode is sponsored by the podcastHot and Botheredfrom Spoke Media;The Rogue to Ruinby Vivienne Lorret; andThe Right Swipeby Alisha Rai, published by Avon Books.

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You can stillwatch the RITAsAND theRomance Trailblazers video– lucky you!

Here’sthe post Jess wrote aboutthe RITAs,the full list of RITA winners, andthe statement about the processfrom the RWA Board.

Jess mentionedthis threadabout writing and representation from the exceptionally thoughtful and talented Adriana Herrera.

And here’s the list of newSmarty Pants Romance books.


The Color of Loveby Sandra Kitt

The Winston Brothers series (first book isTruth or Beard)

Merry Inkmasby Talia Hibbert

The Reluctant Royals series by Alyssa Cole (first book isA Princess in Theory)

Evvie Drake Starts Overby Linda Holmes

Let us know what you think of romance written outside an author’s experience and what extended or alternate universes you’d like to see in romance! As always, you can find Jess and Trisha at the WIR email address (wheninromance@bookriot.com) or you can still catch us attrisha@riotnewmedia.com andjessica@riotnewmedia.com. You can also find us on Twitter (@jessisreading and @trishahaleybrwn), or Instagram (@jess_is_reading and @trishahaleybrown).

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