Jeff & Will wish everyone Happy Holidays before recapping their week of writing. Jeff got word that Schooled, the second book in the Codename: Winger series, has a publication date of May 1.
Layla is welcomed as a new patron.
Dani from Love Bytes Reviews is here with a final round of holiday book recommendations for 2017.
Jeff reviews Carry the Ocean by Heidi Cullinan and Rebel by Rhys Ford. Jeff & Will also discuss Fox's A Christmas Story Live! as well as the amazing performance of "Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)" by Chris Weaver (and friends) during the finale of The Voice.
Jeff talks to Rhys Ford for part one of an interview. She talks about her new book Rebel (which comes out Friday, December 29) and the 415 Ink series, why Rebel is her unique take on romance, how she planned the series and more.
Complete show notes for episode 116 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
Jeff & Will kick off the show with news about Codename: Winger #3, their second Dreamspun Desire and early reviews for The Hockey Player's Heart.
Eli is congratulated for winning the Happy Holiday Paperback Giveaway.
Jay from Joyfully Jay discusses best of 2017 books, holiday stories (including ones with a Hanukkah setting) as well as new titles she's been reading.
Jeff reviews A Day Makes by Mary Calmes while Will reviews Wild Trail by A.M. Arthur, Desperately Seeking Santa by Eli Easton and Finding Home by Garett Groves.
Jeff & Will interview Annabeth Albert. She has the scoop on her latest book, Wheels Up, as well as what's happening in her other series. Plus she talks about her author inspirations, the first gay romances she read and what's coming in 2018.
Complete show notes for episode 115 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
Jeff & Will kick off the show talking about winners of the Rainbow Awards, which were announced last week.
They also discuss the recently launched Top 2 BOTM podcast, the 12 Days Before Christmas MM Historical Fiction Blowout (which starts December 12) and the ongoing Rainbow Advent Calendar event.
New patron Robert is welcomed
Lisa from The Novel Approach talks about holiday romances from RJ Scott, the late Paul Alan Fahey's Rainbow Award winning book as well as an advance look at her Best of 2017, including books by Soren Summers and Steve Berman.
Will reviews In Case of Emergency by Keira Andrews, Three Under the Christmas Tree by Silvia Violet and the guys both talk about Needing a Little Christmas by Silvia Violet and narrated by Sean Crisden. Jeff then gives his own take on Up for the Challenge by Riley Hart & Devon McCormack, which Will reviewed in a previous episode.
Jeff interviews Erin Kyan, creator of the Love & Luck Podcast, about this unique romance that unfolds in a series of voice mails between Jason and Kane, two Australians who fall in love and discover they have some magic abilities.
Complete show notes for episode 114 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
Jeff & Will kick off the show talking about everything that happened on December 1. They were guests on Rachael Herron's How Do You Write? podcast, which is the first time they've talked about their writing journeys and their collaboration. Jeff talks about submitting Codename: Winger #3. The guys also mention the cover reveal for The Hockey Player's Heart and direct people to Love Bytes Reviews to get in on the celebration giveaway.
It's the final week for the Holiday Paperback Giveaway.
New patron Clem is welcomed.
Will reviews The Perfect Match by Matt Burlingame. Switching to TV, the guys review the CW superhero crossover event Crisis on Earth X, Barbra Streisand's Netflix concert The Music, The Mem'ries, The Magic, Where the Bears Are season six and Eastsiders season three.
Kit Williamson and John Halbach stop by to talk about Eastsiders season three with some behind the scenes scoop plus they discuss their new website, Where Gentlemen Go, and what's coming up next for them.
Complete show notes for episode 113 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.