July 23, 2019
We have a special treat for you today! Hear an episode of Hot & Bothered, a new podcast from Spoke Media, about our favorite thing—romance novels. Subscribe to Hot & Bothered wherever you listen to podcasts.
December 19, 2018
Marissa and Erica begged, PLEADED even, to talk about their favorite couple, Stephanie and Michael from Grease 2. Today, they get their wish. Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod.
December 5, 2018
You may not know Laura Reeth's name but where Nora Roberts goes, Laura is sure to follow (with a tightly kept schedule and warm smile!). You know Nora Roberts, the best-selling author who's written over 200 books. Yeah, THAT Nora Roberts. Erica and Marissa get the inside scoop on this world famous author from her fantastic publicist. Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod.
November 21, 2018
Cartoonist Tillie Walden joins Erica and Marissa to talk about a very controversial couple: Edward and Bella from the Twilight series. Buy Tillie's newest book, On a Sunbeam, here: Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod.
November 7, 2018
The OG political OTP is obviously Michelle and Barack Obama. They have class, style and a love story for the ages–listen for more this week!! Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod. Find The Highlander Who Protected Me by Vanessa Kelly and more at Don't forget to check out the Audible Romance Package at
October 24, 2018
We all need some spooky-scary witches in our lives this fall. And there's no better Halloween movie than the iconic Hocus Pocus. Take a listen for more! Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod. Find The Real Deal at and find Mr. Nice Guy at Don't forget to check out the Audible Romance Package at
October 10, 2018
Jennifer Miller and Jason Feifer join Erica and Marissa to talk about their new book, Mr. Nice Guy, the ultimate office rom com. Then they talk about their OTP, Jim and Pam from The Office. -- Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod -- Get Jason and Jennifer's new book, Mr. Nice Guy, here: -- The Dream Daughter audiobook: OTP Survey: Audible Romance Package:
September 26, 2018
Netflix is #slaying the rom-com game. And the movie on everyone's mind? To All The Boys I've Loved Before! Author Courtney Summers tells Erica and Marissa all they need to know about Lara and Peter and the scrunchie that rocked the internet. AND she fill them in her new YA true crime book, Sadie. -- Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod -- Buy Courtney's book, Sadie, here:
September 12, 2018
Talk about a hurricane of emotion! Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson went from strangers to fiancés in 30 whole days. Marissa takes Erica through this modern day celebrity love story. Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod -- You can find But That's Another Story on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or wherever you listen to podcasts. Listen to Kiss the Girl by Tara Sivec here: For a free trial of the Audible Romance package, go to
September 5, 2018
Do you love true crime? Then listen to Case Closed, a new show from Macmillan Podcasts, exclusively on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium go to and use promo code "TRUE." Hope you enjoy!
August 29, 2018
Ah, we've come to the end of Romance Awareness Month. We close this chapter (pun intended!) with St. Martin's Paperback Editorial Director, Monique Patterson. She tells Erica and Marissa all about her Lisa Kleypas love, hiding romances from her mom and her take on making the romance community more diverse. We end the episode with blogger Denise Sprung, who tells us about the generosity of the romance community. It's the happily ever after we only could've dreamed of! Follow Monique @MoniPatt1 and visit to find Denise. Find the Keith Milano Memorial Fund here: -- Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod. Take our survey here: Sign up for the Audible Romance Package here: -- Books Mentioned: Dreaming of You by Lisa Kleypas - An Unlikely Outlaw by Rebecca Wade - The Duke with the Dragon Tattoo by Kerrigan Byrne -
August 22, 2018
Our guest for this Romance Awareness Month "mini-sode" is NYT Bestselling Author, Lauren Blakely. She tells us about her OTP (hint: TIME TRAVEL) and makes a very convincing argument that romance writing will bring world peace. Listen for more! -- Sign up for the Audible Romance Package here: -- Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod -- Books Mentioned: - The Real Deal by Lauren Blakely - - The Time Traveller's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger - - Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell - - The Promise by Danielle Steel -
August 15, 2018
For the third week of Romance Awareness Month with have our FAVE, Jen Enderlin, the Publisher and SVP at St. Martin's Press. Jen started reading romance when she was a small child in the 70s and she has been hooked ever since. What does she think about how romance has changed? Listen to find out! Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod and send us your couples to! Get the Audible Romance Package at Books Mentioned: -The River Room by Anne Weale: -All the Sweet Tomorrows by Bertrice Small: -Rebecca by Daphne Demorie: -The Flame and the Flower by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss: -Going/Coming Home by Danielle Steel: -How to Walk Away by Katherine Center:
August 8, 2018
Today is the first mini-sode for our series on Romance Awareness Month. What does it take to be a romance blogger? Francesca from the wildly popular Under the Covers Book Blog comes on to talk to Erica about who her romance OTP is and her thoughts on the industry as a whole. Keeping listening for more! Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod. Audible Romance Package: - Lover Mine (Black Dagger Brotherhood) by J.R. Ward: - Broken by Megan Hart:
August 1, 2018
This is it, what you've all been waiting for... it's officially ROMANCE AWARENESS MONTH! Every week in August we're bringing you the best and the brightest from the romance industry and talking all things love. This week we have romance editor at St. Martin's Press, Eileen Rothschild. Books Mentioned: - The Hating Game by Sally Throne – - Dark Promises by Christine Feehan – - Fire on the Ice: Snow and Ice Games by Tamsen Parker – Audible Romance Package – Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod. Listen to "The Girls: Find Sadie" by following this link:
July 18, 2018
This week Erica and Marissa have romance author Alexis Daria back on for a full episode. Alexis is nominated for not one, but TWO RITA awards. What’s a RITA? Think Oscars, but make it Romance Novels. The crew looks at their faves in all the categories and talk a little bit about what the RITAs mean for the romance community as a whole. Audible Romance Package: Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod. BOOKS: Contemporary: -Take the Lead by Alexis Daria – -A Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole – -The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang – Erotica: -Silver Bastard by Joanna Wylde – -The Greatest Risk (The Honey Series) by Kristen Ashley – -Perv (Filth Series) by Dakota Gray – -FIT #1 (The Fit Series) by Rebekah Weatherspoon – Historical: -The Scot Beds His Wife by Kerrigan Byrne – -The Duchess Deal by Tessa Dare – -The Rarest Blooms by Madeline Hunter – Paranormal: -Black Dagger Brotherhood by J.R. Ward – -Dragon Bound by Thea Harrison – -Ice Planet Barbarians by Ruby Dixon – -Radiance by Grace Draven – Romance Suspense: -Single Malt (Agents Irish and Whiskey, #1) by Layla Reyne – -Honest Illusions by Nora Roberts – -The Reef by Nora Roberts – -The Villa by Nora Roberts – -Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts – -Under Fire by Scarlett Cole – New Adult/Young Adult: -Vampire Academy Richelle Mead – -Blackbird of the Gallows by Meg Kassel –
July 4, 2018
Today, we have YA fantasy author Roshani Chokshi in the house! We talk about her books AND we get the full scoop on her personal love story. There's also a quite...heated ;) discussion of Rosh's new obsession with romance novels. We end the episode with a 4th of July themed game that's sure to cool you down on these hot summer days. Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod! Sign up for the Audible Romance Package here: Rosh's Books:The Star Touched Queen – Crown of Wishes – Shah and the End of Time – Gilded Wolves (pre-order) – books mentioned in episode:Kerrigan Byrne (pre-order her newest book) – Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia Quinn – Winter King by C.L. Wilson – Promise of Fire by Amanda Bouchet – with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell –
June 27, 2018
We bring you a very special episode of another shipping podcast called The Shipping Room. Listen to a full episode right here, then check out their feed at Follow them on Twitter @shippingroompod.
June 20, 2018
Erica and Marissa are joined by DJ DeSmyter ( to talk about their favorite queer couples. Happy Pride Month! Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod Buy "The Real Deal" by Lauren Blakely here:
June 6, 2018
Let's go to a galaxy far, far away and hear about the OG space couple, Han and Leia. What makes this couple so out of this world? Erica and Marissa discuss. Check out "I Flipping Love You" by Helena Hunting here: Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod and take our survey to let us know what you like (and dislike) about the show:
May 23, 2018
Talk about a power couple! Erica and Marissa dig deep into Chrissy Teigen and John Legend in honor of their new baby boy. They fell in love over ironed underwear (really!) and now they're two of the most authentic people in Hollywood. We also have a special segment with romance author, Alexis Daria, so definitely tune in! Buy "How to Walk Away" by Katherine Center here: Take our survey and let us know what you like about the show! Link here: Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod!
May 17, 2018
A quick update before the weekend.
May 9, 2018
We grew up with these tales and today Erica and Marissa tackle the love stories of Mulan and Cinderella. They also have romance authors Laurelin Paige and Kayti McGee on the show to talk about the intersection between modern romance writing and fairy tales. Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod. This episode is sponsored by Spice Islands (
May 2, 2018
Mother's Day is right around the corner, so One True Pairing presents The "Mummy" Awards (because Oscars sorta look like mummies right?). Listen to hear Erica and Marissa's picks for Best Movie Mom, Best Grandma, Best Mom Overall and more! Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod.
April 25, 2018
Today's episode is jammed packed with the superheroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Writers at, Natalie Zutter and Emily Asher-Perrin, give Marissa and Erica an in-depth look at all the relationships in these movies, from romantic to friendship to everything in between. Today's episode is sponsored by Spice Islands ( and by How to Walk Away by Katherine Center ( Follow us on Twitter @OTP_Pod
April 11, 2018
Talk about "Drunk in Love". This week Queen Bey and Jay-Z take the stage. Are they the ultimate power couple or do they have "99 Problems"? Erica and Marissa dig in. Follow us on Twitter: @OTP_Pod Books mentioned in this episode:Shelter in Place - Nora Roberts ( Real Deal - Lauren Blakely ( to Be Yourself - Ellen Hendriksen ( Wife Between Us - Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen ( High Tide Club - Mary Kay Andrews ( High Tide Club Wine Promo ( episode is sponsored by Spice Islands. Go to for more spice tips and recipes.
March 28, 2018
Erica and Marissa talk about Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli who quite possibly had the most beautiful wedding of all time. Hear about how "Orange is the New Black" brought these two together for a true Happily Ever After. - This week's episode is sponsored by Spice Islands (, Lola (, offer code OTP) and Care/Of (, offer code OTP). We also want to give a shout-out to the Love Letters podcast. Subscribe at, on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and RadioPublic, or wherever you get your podcasts.
March 14, 2018
The biggest movie in America means the biggest ships on screen! Erica and Marissa talk their fave Black Panther couples and why this movie is "even more feminist than Wonder Woman." Join into the conversation on Twitter @OTP_Pod and let us know what superheroes you'd want to F**k, Marry, Kill, and Be, as well as your Ranking of the Chrises™. See ya there!
February 28, 2018
This week, Erica and Marissa look at the controversial couple from E.L. James' 50 Shades of Grey. There are lots of reasons why this couple isn't great for one another, but there are also plenty of reasons why this series is important in the grand scope of romance. Tune in to hear more! Follow OTP on Twitter for even more fandom and gossip: Check out Sylvia Day's ONE WITH YOU:
February 12, 2018
In the maiden voyage of this "ship"-ing podcast, Erica and Marissa discuss their favorite royal couple: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Is Harry the OG bad-boy ginger? What do Meghan and a soap company have in common? Why are people obsessed with the royals anyway? Listen and subscribe to find out. Follow OTP on Twitter for even more fandom and gossip:
January 29, 2018
One True Pairing is a new podcast that gives romance fans of all stripes the space to gush, swoon, and wonder “what if?” about their favorite couples across TV, movies, books, and pop culture. Episode 1 drops on February 12th in honor of Valentine's week.
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