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Nerdy Romantics Podcast

Romance and women's fiction author Y. M. Nelson discusses the nerdy - superheroes, sci-fi and fantasy, and nerdy pop culture; and romantic - romance novels, romantic movies, and romance tropes she loves. We'll review books, TV, and movies; interview authors, and see who does what romance and nerdy pop culture tropes best.So if you like hearing about book boyfriends, HEAs, Star Trek, Marvel and DC Comics and romance books, then this podcast is for you!

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Ep.37 Exciting Changes for Nerdy Romantics Podcast in 2024
Y. M. Nelson, romance and romantic women's fiction author and podcast host breaks down the changes coming to Nerdy Romantics Podcast in 2024 and talks about a new opportunity for fans to connect!Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
20:30 1/31/24
Ep.36 Best Christmas Ever- Movie Review
Watch on YouTube https://youtube.com/@authorymnelson Y. M. Nelson and co-hosts Marcie, Dana and Corey and Staci review the Netflix movie Best. Christmas. Ever! to end the 2023 season. See transcript of this review on the podcast website.Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
85:12 1/4/24
🔒 P6 Sneak Peek of Accidental Lovers series
Subscriber-only episodeCheck out what the next installment in the Accidental Lovers series will bring and learn why the themes of The Accidental Proposal are more serious and heavier than The Accidental Swipe. Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Contact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
10:27 11/30/23
Ep.35 The Accidental Swipe Interview
Nerdy Romantics Podcast host Y. M. Nelson is interviewed by Tati Richardson, author and host of Romance In Colour about her writing journey to producing her debut novel, The Accidental Swipe.Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
67:52 11/29/23
🔒 Ep.P5 Star Trek Picard S3 Easter Eggs
Subscriber-only episodeListen as Y. M. Nelson goes through all 10 episodes of Season 3 of Star Trek Picard and point out the Easter Eggs and nostalgic moments she saw. Have an Easter egg that she forgot? Comment here or on the webpage for this episode with the Easter eggs that you saw? This episode contains SPOILERS of Star Trek Picard, Season 3, since I go through every episode.Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Contact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
52:43 10/19/23
Ep.34 The Accidental Swipe Virtual Launch Party
*WATCH ON YOUTUBE https://youtube.com/@authorymnelson*Join podcast creator and romance author Y. M. Nelson, Nerdy Romantics Podcast guest hosts Staci, Marcie, Jen, and Dana, and best-selling romance author Mia Heintzelman  and guests as they celebrate the launch of Fortune & Jason and their friends as they go from jaded 40-somethings to a couple. ⁣We talked about the book, did some fast rounds of Q&A, announced Nerdy Romantics VIPs and an Instagram giveaway! This episode is packed with fun goodies that you will love.Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
52:10 9/22/23
Ep.33 Star Trek: Picard, Season 3, pt.2
Y. M. Nelson and guest hosts Staci and Jen discuss Star Trek Picard, season 3 in this episode packed full of impressions of the show, the characters we loved, the ones we wished we saw more of, and the plot points that made us think. SPOILER ALERT We will spoil ALL of Star Trek Picard, season 3, so please watch, then come back and join us.Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
58:23 8/24/23
Ep.32 Star Trek: Picard, Season 3, pt.1
Y. M. Nelson and guest hosts Staci and Jen discuss Star Trek Picard, season 3 in this episode packed full of impressions of the show, the characters we loved, the ones we wished we saw more of, and the plot points that made us think. SPOILER ALERT We will spoil ALL of Star Trek Picard, season 3, so please watch, then come back and join us.Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
68:02 6/30/23
🔒 Ep.P4 Queen Charlotte - Show Chat, pt.2
Subscriber-only episodeMy group of guests continue discussing the limited series inspired by Bridgerton, Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story in this part 2 episode.  We talk relationships, story-building, and give it a Good reads rating among other topics.As in all of our review chats, there are spoilers of the series and the books (Bridgerton, S1-S2; Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story novel by Julia Quinn & Shonda Rimes), so watch the series first (and read the book) if you don't want to be spoiled.We talked about:What we liked about the relationships between the charactersWhy Queen Charlotte is, so far, better than BridgertonShonda Rhimes storytelling technique and signature touchesOur Goodreads rating for the seriesGet your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Contact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
43:51 6/28/23
🔒 Ep.P3 Queen Charlotte - Show Chat, pt. 1
Subscriber-only episodeI had a full contingent once again of guest hosts to discuss the limited series inspired by Bridgerton, Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story. Our conversation was just as lively as the show itself! None of us could get enough of this series. Here what we had to say in part 1 of Queen Charlotte, a show chat.Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Contact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
64:22 5/31/23
Ep.31 HER GOOD SIDE by Rebekah Weatherspoon
Host Y. M. Nelson talks to best-selling romance author Rebekah Weatherspoon about her debut YA romance HER GOOD SIDE. We discuss her journey to getting this book out there, the auction that took place for it and how she came up with Bethany and Jacob and their light and fun(ny) story. This one is epic, y'all!Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
77:27 5/24/23
🔒 BONUS: 2023 Season Preview
Subscriber-only episodeWe preview the Nerdy Romantics Podcast calendar. With some great ones still one the calendar, and some interesting episodes already tackled, see what I, Marcie and Jen thought about the lineup.Contact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
22:08 5/1/23
Ep.30 YOU, S4 Show Chat
 My guest hosts and I tackle YOU, Season 4  for this month's podcast. I say tackle, because if you've been following the series (and the books), the "you" in YOU has been an love interest that main character Joe Goldberg obsesses over. This season the "you" is someone totally different. If you've watched the season (or if you just want to get our take on it), check out what we thought about the way YOU, Season 4 turned out.  THERE WILL BE SPOILERS.Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
76:32 4/30/23
🔒 Ep.P1 Black Panther: Wakanda Forever -Movie Chat
Subscriber-only episode Y. M. Nelson and Nerdy Romantics guests Staci, Dana, Corey, Perry, and Marcie talk all things Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. This over two-hour discussion was a lively one where we touched on several topics that this rich movie and the franchise had to offer. Shop our Bookshop Book Lists Looking for a book we mentioned on the show? Check out my booklists at Bookshop.org.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Contact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
123:51 4/12/23
Ep.29 THE BUILD UP by Tati Richardson Interview
Y. M. Nelson is joined by fellow author Tati Richardson to discuss her debut romantic comedy, The Build Up. Tati shares with Y. M. how she thought of the premise of this novel, her thoughts on portraying middle-aged relationships, and why it felt like we were really tooling around Atlanta in … a broke-down car?!Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
61:10 3/22/23
Ep.28 Fave Book Boyfriends
Y. M. Nelson and Nerdy Romantics guests Jen and Mary recommend romance reads based on our favorite book boyfriends. In episode 28, we feature romance novels by Angelina M. Lopez, Carlotta Hughes, Talia Hibbert, Alyssa Cole, Lisa Raynes, Rebekah Weatherspoon and Eva Moore. Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Shop our Bookshop Book Lists Looking for a book we mentioned on the show? Check out my booklists at Bookshop.org.Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
69:10 2/12/23
Ep.27 Superman and Lois S1-S2 - DC TV and Movie Review
Y. M. Nelson and Nerdy Romantics guests Jen and new guest Perry dive into DC superhero Superman as we discuss CW TV Series Superman & Lois, Seasons 1 and 2. We get pretty nerdy as we go in depth on the show's storylines, characters, and culture, especially since Perry is an avid comic book reader and author. Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
86:40 1/30/23
Ep.26 Star Trek Discovery, S1-S3 - Show Chat
Y. M. Nelson and guests Jen Graybeal and Staci share their love for and feelings about Star Trek Discovery, seasons 1-3. This episode contains spoilers.Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
93:48 12/22/22
Ep.25 Star Trek: Picard, Season 2
Y. M. Nelson and guests Jen and Staci review Star Trek: Picard, Season 2 in anticipation of the final season in February 2023. They talk about how they become Trekkies and what this show in particular is doing right.Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
96:41 11/29/22
Ep.24 Plus-Sized Romances - Who Gets an HEA?
Y. M. Nelson and Nerdy Romantics guests Marcie, Staci, Pam, Dana, and Mary recommend romance reads with plus-sized main characters as the last installment of the “Who Gets An HEA?” miniseries. The mini-series showcases romances with marginalized heroes and heroines, and in episode 24, we feature romance novels by Amy Lea, Olivia Dade, Denise Williams, Kendra Sumter, and Kat Baxter.Because all of us personally connect to this representation, we also talked about the nomenclature of fat. How do you talk about someone’s weight or body size with positivity and non-judgement? Dana also addressed the frustration with finding books with good fat representation. Do you have recommendations or authors you like who have body positive plus-sized main characters? Contact host@nerdyromanticspodcast.com We’d love to feature these books!Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
84:54 10/27/22
Ep.23 Multicultural & Interracial Romance (Who Gets an HEA?)
 Y. M. Nelson and Nerdy Romantics guests Marcie, Staci, Pam, Jen, and Mary recommend interracial and multicultural romance reads as part of the "Who Gets An HEA?" miniseries. The mini-series showcases romances with marginalized heroes and heroines, and in episode 23, we feature romance novels by Tracey Livesay, Farah Heron, Twyla Turner, Eliana West, Angelina M. Lopez, Rebekah Weatherspoon, and D. A. Young. All of these are worthy of everyone's TBR. Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
56:59 9/15/22
Ep.22 Jo McNally "When Sparks Fly"
 On episode 22, Y. M. Nelson is joined by fellow author Jo McNally to discuss her latest contemporary romance, When Sparks Fly, Book 5 in the Rendezvous Falls series. Jo shares with Y. M. why she wanted to take the friends-to-lovers trope as far as it could go, her thoughts on portraying middle-aged and senior intimate relationships, and why those Ms. Fix-It scenes were so authentic. We've expanded! Check out nerdyromanticspodcast.com for new episodes, old favorites, and where to stream the podcast.Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
58:42 8/14/22
Ep.21 Guest Fave Romances - Who Gets an HEA? miniseries
 Y. M. Nelson and Nerdy Romantics Podcast guests Marcie, Staci, Dana, and new guest Mary recommend their favorite romance reads as part of the "Who Gets An HEA?" miniseries. The mini-series showcases romances with marginalized heroes and heroines, and in episode 21, we feature romance novels by Olivia Dade, Sierra Simone, Twyla Turner, Iris Bolling, and Kenya Wright. We've got a new home for complete show notes! Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.comGet your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
86:29 7/28/22
Ep.20 YOU (Seasons 1-3)
Nerdy Romantic guest hosts Pam, Marcie, Staci, and Dana join Y. M. in reviewing seasons 1-3 of Netflix's You. While I know You is not nerdy or romantic, I felt like it piqued a lot of your interests. The group talks about the crop of crazy of characters, spearheaded by main character Joe Goldberg, compares the show to the books, and gives it a Goodreads rating. We have a new website! Check out nerdyromanticspodcast.com and subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
96:43 7/14/22
Ep.19 Loving Pride --Who Gets an HEA? mini-series
Y. M. Nelson and Nerdy Romantics guests Marcie, Staci, and Jen recommend several romance reads with LGBTQIA+ main characters as part of the "Who Gets An HEA?" miniseries, Pride edition.In our new mini-series, "Who Gets an HEA",  that showcases romances with marginalized heroes and heroines, episode 19 has romances by Elle Beauregard, Talia Hibbert Rachel Lacey, and Lin Lustig. No matter what your orientation or identification, there is a romance that represents you.We have a new website! Check us out at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.comGet your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
85:47 6/29/22
Ep.18 The Batman Movie Review
Author Y. M. Nelson and guest Jen Graybeal review the movie The Batman starring Robert Pattinson for the “DCTV and DCU reviews” miniseries. In this miniseries, we review current TV shows and movies with DC Comics superheroes.We go in-depth about the noir characteristics of the film, our fave Batmans through the years, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, and we even talk about DCU in comparison to the MCU before we give The Batman a star rating.Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
74:57 6/7/22
Ep.17 Bridgerton Season 2 Show Chat
Nerdy Romantic guest hosts Marcie, Staci, and Dana join Y. M. in reviewing season 2 of Netflix's Bridgerton. The group talks about the new and returning set of characters, memorable scenes, and even address some controversy ... yes, a little. We did joke about the angsty t-shirt, however, it is a reality, and it's now available for purchase in the NRP merch store. Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
98:31 5/16/22
Ep.16 Differently-Abled Romance Recs - Who Gets an HEA mini-series
Episode 16 has romances that feature differently-abled main characters. Y. M. Nelson and Nerdy Romantics Dana and Staci along with new Nerdy Romantic Jen recommend several romance novels that showcase people finding love whether they are deaf, or disfigured, or on the autism spectrum.Speaking of autism, did you know that April is Autism Awareness Month? (We did). Also, most of these books are by differently-abled authors! 😍🥰😍🤩 Even more incentive to pick up these recommendations. As if you needed it.We also recommend more of these in the show notes Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
84:31 4/19/22
Ep.15 HBO Max Titans (DCTV & Movies Review)(Seasons 1-3)
On episode 15, author Y. M. Nelson and guest Jen Graybeal review Seasons 1-3 of Titans TV series airing on HBO Max for the Nerdy Romantics'  "DCTV and DCU reviews" miniseries. In this miniseries, we review current TV shows and movies with DC Comics superheroes. We go into depth with the many characters on Titans, compare storytelling through the seasons, and give a star rating along with a few trigger warnings. Note** If you don't want to be spoiled, go straight to the star ratings chapter, listen, then come back for the review after you've watched!Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
74:22 3/16/22
Ep.14 Romance Novels Explained
Ever been confused by the acronyms HEA, H/h, or BBW when finding a romance novel to read? Don't know what a cinnamon roll hero is? And is Nicholas Sparks a romance author? (No. He's not.) Your questions about romance novel terminology and romance categories are answered in this episode. This one's for readers and writers. So, take a listen. This may help you find (or create) your next book boyfriend.Get your copy of SECRET SECOND CHANCES, a friends-to-lovers, second-chance romance with a suspenseful twist. Releases March 5 on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0CT3X213B Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/subscribe/ to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notes Get a FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter. Follow me on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok Get premium episodes in your email or in your podcast feed. Want to be on the show? Find out how at https://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!
53:47 3/8/22