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!

E49: “Wanted” vs. “Desired”

Jess and Trisha pass along some recs from listeners, run through some recent romance news, and celebrate some of their 2019 reading highlights.

This episode is sponsored by theRead Harder Journal,Regretting Youby Colleen Hoover from Amazon Publishing, andLibro FM.

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Don’t forget to check outThe Lesbian Reviewfor great f/f options!

Here’s Christine Feehan’ssecond statement.

We’re sending good vibes/energy/magic to Donna, and as of this writing the Feel Better Bundle is still available atkitrocha.com/surgery.

And here’sJenny Trout’s rundownof the many ways defenses of Lucia Franco’s book are a BIG problem.


From the additional request section:

Waitby Susan Fanetti

Secrets Well KeptandChain Reactionsby Lynn Ames

The Witch of Stalingrad(and others) by Justine Saracen

The Journey Homeby K’Anne Meinel

Letters Never Sentby Sandra Moran

Kittenby Jack Harbon

The Fixerby HelenKay Dimon

Hearts of Ishiraby Bethany Aan

Chosenby Stacy Jones

Other books discussed:

Well Metby Jen DeLuca

Blitzedby Alexa Martin

World Turned Upside Downby Elyse Springer

My Fake Rakeby Eva Leigh

Work For Itby Talia Hibbert

Flashedby Zoey Castile

Ayesha at Lastby Uzma Jalaluddin

The Bride Testby Helen Hoang

Once Ghosted, Twice Shyby Alyssa Cole

The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanicsby Olivia Waite

The Widow of Rose Houseby Diana Biller

I Think I Might Love Youby Christina C. Jones

Get A Life, Chloe Brownby Talia Hibbert (which we’re discussing on the WIR ep coming Jan 27!)

Huge thanks to everyone who sent recommendations for other listeners. Let us know what romance you loved in 2019 and what you’re excited about for 2020 – we’ll meet you there! As always, you can find Jess and Trisha at the WIR email address (wheninromance@bookriot.com). You can also find us on Twitter (@jessisreading and @trishahaleybrwn), or Instagram (@jess_is_reading and @trishahaleybrown).

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