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Fated Mates - A Romance Novel Podcast
Fated Mates - A Romance Novel Podcast
Sarah MacLean & Jen Prokop

The most listened to romance novel podcast, Fated Mates is co-hosted by bestselling author Sarah MacLean and romance critic Jen Prokop. Weekly... more

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The Romance Matriarchy: Moms, Grandmothers, and Aunties

We don’t often talk about secondary characters in romance, but this week, we’re talking about the women who provide wisdom,... more

15 May 2024 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
All About Dukes (in Romance)

This one is for our historical lovers! We’re talking about everyone’s favorite title — Dukes! We get to the bottom... more

08 May 2024 · 1 hour, 53 minutes
Marriage in Trouble, the Mercury Retrograde of Romance Novels

For our forever favorite, Kate Clayborn, our third Fated Mates Live episode! During the absolutely delightful event (we had so... more

01 May 2024 · 1 hour, 35 minutes
A Mug is a Mug Until It's Your Boyfriend: Sentient Object Romances

Our second Fated Mates Live episode is live! During the event (which was so so fun we love every single... more

24 Apr 2024 · 56 minutes
Secret Babies, Friends-to-Lovers and More — Books we love with tropes we don’t

This is the first of three episodes inspired by the incredible time we had at Fated Mates Live in Brooklyn.... more

17 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
Romance Novels and Film Adaptation with Yulin Kuang

This week, we’re talking about film adaptation and romance novels with Yulin Kuang, filmmaker and romance novelist. We discuss her... more

10 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
Preferential Treatment by Heather Guerre & Alpha Submissive Romance

We’re finally diving into alpha submissive romance novels during this deep dive of Heather Guerre’s Preferential Treatment, one of Sarah’s... more

03 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 25 minutes
Beauty and the Beast Romance Retellings

An absolute classic for a reason, we’re talking about Beauty & the Beast today — about the trope itself, about... more

27 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
S06.28: HEA or GTFO

The cornerstone of the genre. The one thing that, when thrown into question, is guaranteed to enrage every corner of... more

19 Mar 2024 · 2 hours, 19 minutes
S06.27: Enemies to Lovers Romance

A classic among classics, we’re talking enemies to lovers this week! We get to the bottom of what we think... more

13 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 23 minutes
Fated Mates - A Romance Novel Podcast
The Romance Matriarchy: Moms, Grandmothers, and Aunties
Fated Mates - A Romance Novel Podcast