24 episodes

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.

Nerdy Romantics Podcast Y. M. Nelson

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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.

    Ep.22 Jo McNally "When Sparks Fly"

    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.

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    • 55 min
    Ep.21 Guest Fave Romances - Who Gets an HEA? miniseries

    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.com
    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!   
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    • 1 hr 25 min
    Ep.20 YOU (Seasons 1-3)

    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.
    Want to know what Y. M. Nelson writes?  Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to ymnelson.com/subscribe to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   
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    • 1 hr 35 min
    Ep.19 Loving Pride --Who Gets an HEA? mini-series

    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.com
    Want to know what Y. M. Nelson writes?  Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to ymnelson.com/subscribe to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   
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    • 1 hr 24 min
    Ep.18 The Batman Movie Review

    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.
    Want to know what Y. M. Nelson writes?  Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to ymnelson.com/subscribe to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Ep.17 Bridgerton Season 2 Show Chat

    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. 


    Want to know what Y. M. Nelson writes?  Get "Star Date" for free when you subscribe to the Nerdy Romantics Newsletter.  Go to ymnelson.com/subscribe to get your copy.  Then go to Goodreads and add it to your lists and review!   
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    • 1 hr 37 min

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yeall ,

This checks all my boxes!

Y.M. Nelson’s Nerdy Romantics is my new podcast happy place. It’s right there in the title. I’m a lover of romance novels across various genres, I ❤️ interracial romance, so this is a great home if you are a fan. And there’s Star Trek too, clapping 👏

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