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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. So if you like hearing about book boyfriends, HEAs, Star Trek, Marvel and DC Comics and romance books, then this podcast is for you!

Location:

United States

Genres:

Romance

Description:

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!

Language:

English


Episodes

🔒 P6 Sneak Peek of Accidental Lovers series

11/29/2023
Subscriber-only episode Check 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. The Accidental Swipe is a steamy contemporary romance with a couple of jaded lovers, online dating hijinks, and a few fun Golden Girls references. Add it to your Goodreads want to read list, and subscribe to my newsletter to keep up with the latest on this fun story with HEA included! Contact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notesa FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter.InstagramFacebookTikTokin your emailhttps://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!

Duration:00:08:36

Ep.35 The Accidental Swipe Interview

11/29/2023
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. The Accidental Swipe is a steamy contemporary romance with a couple of jaded lovers, online dating hijinks, and a few fun Golden Girls references. Add it to your Goodreads want to read list, and subscribe to my newsletter to keep up with the latest on this fun story with HEA included! Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notesa FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter.InstagramFacebookTikTokin your emailhttps://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!

Duration:01:06:01

🔒 Ep.P5 Star Trek Picard S3 Easter Eggs

10/19/2023
Subscriber-only episode Listen 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. The Accidental Swipe is a steamy contemporary romance with a couple of jaded lovers, online dating hijinks, and a few fun Golden Girls references. Add it to your Goodreads want to read list, and subscribe to my newsletter to keep up with the latest on this fun story with HEA included! Contact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notesa FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter.InstagramFacebookTikTokin your emailhttps://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!

Duration:00:50:52

Ep.34 The Accidental Swipe Virtual Launch Party

9/22/2023
*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. The Accidental Swipe is a steamy contemporary romance with a couple of jaded lovers, online dating hijinks, and a few fun Golden Girls references. Add it to your Goodreads want to read list, and subscribe to my newsletter to keep up with the latest on this fun story with HEA included! Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notesa FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter.InstagramFacebookTikTokin your emailhttps://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!

Duration:00:50:18

Ep.33 Star Trek: Picard, Season 3, pt.2

8/24/2023
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. The Accidental Swipe is a steamy contemporary romance with a couple of jaded lovers, online dating hijinks, and a few fun Golden Girls references. Add it to your Goodreads want to read list, and subscribe to my newsletter to keep up with the latest on this fun story with HEA included! Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notesa FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter.InstagramFacebookTikTokin your emailhttps://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!

Duration:00:56:31

Ep.32 Star Trek: Picard, Season 3, pt.1

6/29/2023
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. The Accidental Swipe is a steamy contemporary romance with a couple of jaded lovers, online dating hijinks, and a few fun Golden Girls references. Add it to your Goodreads want to read list, and subscribe to my newsletter to keep up with the latest on this fun story with HEA included! Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notesa FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter.InstagramFacebookTikTokin your emailhttps://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!

Duration:01:06:11

🔒 Ep.P4 Queen Charlotte - Show Chat, pt.2

6/28/2023
Subscriber-only episode My 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: The Accidental Swipe is a steamy contemporary romance with a couple of jaded lovers, online dating hijinks, and a few fun Golden Girls references. Add it to your Goodreads want to read list, and subscribe to my newsletter to keep up with the latest on this fun story with HEA included! Contact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notesa FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter.InstagramFacebookTikTokin your emailhttps://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!

Duration:00:41:59

🔒 Ep.P3 Queen Charlotte - Show Chat, pt. 1

5/31/2023
Subscriber-only episode I 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. The Accidental Swipe is a steamy contemporary romance with a couple of jaded lovers, online dating hijinks, and a few fun Golden Girls references. Add it to your Goodreads want to read list, and subscribe to my newsletter to keep up with the latest on this fun story with HEA included! Contact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notesa FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter.InstagramFacebookTikTokin your emailhttps://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!

Duration:01:02:31

Ep.31 HER GOOD SIDE by Rebekah Weatherspoon

5/24/2023
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! The Accidental Swipe is a steamy contemporary romance with a couple of jaded lovers, online dating hijinks, and a few fun Golden Girls references. Add it to your Goodreads want to read list, and subscribe to my newsletter to keep up with the latest on this fun story with HEA included! Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notesa FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter.InstagramFacebookTikTokin your emailhttps://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!

Duration:01:15:36

🔒 BONUS: 2023 Season Preview

5/1/2023
Subscriber-only episode We 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 notesa FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter.InstagramFacebookTikTokin your emailhttps://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!

Duration:00:22:08

Ep.30 YOU, S4 Show Chat

4/30/2023
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 notesa FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter.InstagramFacebookTikTokin your emailhttps://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!

Duration:01:16:32

🔒 Ep.P1 Black Panther: Wakanda Forever -Movie Chat

4/12/2023
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 notesa FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter.InstagramFacebookTikTokin your emailhttps://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!

Duration:02:03:51

Ep.29 THE BUILD UP by Tati Richardson Interview

3/22/2023
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?! The Accidental Swipe is a steamy contemporary romance with a couple of jaded lovers, online dating hijinks, and a few fun Golden Girls references. Add it to your Goodreads want to read list, and subscribe to my newsletter to keep up with the latest on this fun story with HEA included! Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notesa FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter.InstagramFacebookTikTokin your emailhttps://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!

Duration:01:01:00

Ep.28 Fave Book Boyfriends

2/12/2023
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. The Accidental Swipe is a steamy contemporary romance with a couple of jaded lovers, online dating hijinks, and a few fun Golden Girls references. Add it to your Goodreads want to read list, and subscribe to my newsletter to keep up with the latest on this fun story with HEA included! 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 notesa FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter.InstagramFacebookTikTokin your emailhttps://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!

Duration:01:08:34

Ep.27 Superman and Lois S1-S2 - DC TV and Movie Review

1/30/2023
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. The Accidental Swipe is a steamy contemporary romance with a couple of jaded lovers, online dating hijinks, and a few fun Golden Girls references. Add it to your Goodreads want to read list, and subscribe to my newsletter to keep up with the latest on this fun story with HEA included! Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notesa FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter.InstagramFacebookTikTokin your emailhttps://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!

Duration:01:26:03

Ep.26 Star Trek Discovery, S1-S3 - Show Chat

12/22/2022
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. The Accidental Swipe is a steamy contemporary romance with a couple of jaded lovers, online dating hijinks, and a few fun Golden Girls references. Add it to your Goodreads want to read list, and subscribe to my newsletter to keep up with the latest on this fun story with HEA included! Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notesa FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter.InstagramFacebookTikTokin your emailhttps://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!

Duration:01:33:12

Ep.25 Star Trek: Picard, Season 2

11/29/2022
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. The Accidental Swipe is a steamy contemporary romance with a couple of jaded lovers, online dating hijinks, and a few fun Golden Girls references. Add it to your Goodreads want to read list, and subscribe to my newsletter to keep up with the latest on this fun story with HEA included! Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notesa FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter.InstagramFacebookTikTokin your emailhttps://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!

Duration:01:33:54

Ep.24 Plus-Sized Romances - Who Gets an HEA?

10/27/2022
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! The Accidental Swipe is a steamy contemporary romance with a couple of jaded lovers, online dating hijinks, and a few fun Golden Girls references. Add it to your Goodreads want to read list, and subscribe to my newsletter to keep up with the latest on this fun story with HEA included! Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notesa FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter.InstagramFacebookTikTokin your emailhttps://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!

Duration:01:24:18

Ep.23 Multicultural & Interracial Romance (Who Gets an HEA?)

9/15/2022
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. The Accidental Swipe is a steamy contemporary romance with a couple of jaded lovers, online dating hijinks, and a few fun Golden Girls references. Add it to your Goodreads want to read list, and subscribe to my newsletter to keep up with the latest on this fun story with HEA included! Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notesa FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter.InstagramFacebookTikTokin your emailhttps://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!

Duration:00:54:13

Ep.22 Jo McNally "When Sparks Fly"

8/14/2022
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. The Accidental Swipe is a steamy contemporary romance with a couple of jaded lovers, online dating hijinks, and a few fun Golden Girls references. Add it to your Goodreads want to read list, and subscribe to my newsletter to keep up with the latest on this fun story with HEA included! Support the showContact Nerdy Romantics Podcast: https:// nerdyromanticspodcast.com for show notesa FREE romance eBook when you subscribe to my newsletter.InstagramFacebookTikTokin your emailhttps://nerdyromanticspodcast.com/be-on-the-show Thank you for listening!

Duration:00:58:06