Schooled, the second book in Jeff's Codename: Wingerseries comes out on Tuesday, May 1.
Lizzy, the winner of the Mary Calmes giveaway is congratulated. R.L. and James are welcomed as new patrons.
Jeff & Will talk about TV they've been watching with the Riverdale take on Carrie: The Musical, Good Girls and Champions. Will discusses To Walk Invisible, a documentary on the Bronte Sisters, and Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women.
Book reviews this week include Will's take on Finding It by Devon McCormack & Riley Hart and Beyond the Seaby Keira Andrews. Meanwhile, Jeff looks at Keira's Kidnapped by the Pirate.
Keira then joins the guys for an interview to talk about her latest, Test of Valor, as well as her origins in fanfic and what's coming up next for her. Keira also has a giveaway for three listeners to win a copy of Valor on the Move, the first book in the Valor series.
Complete show notes for episode 134 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
Jeff & Will bring you this episode from the LA Times Festival of Books. This week's show, the first of two with interviews from the weekend, includes sit downs with Dreamspinner Press executive director Elizabeth North and authors C.B. Lee, Laura Stone, Andrew Grey and R.L. Merrill.
Part two of the festival interviews will be in two weeks in episode 135.
Complete show notes for episode 133 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
Jeff & Will remind everyone about the Autism Awareness Auction currently happening through the end of the month. They also discuss their April 21 and 22 appearances at the LA Times Festival of Books.
Will reads a special letter to listeners regarding diversity in the gay romance genre.
Will reviews "Bearly Legal" by Kiki Burrelli. Jeff talks about the recent audiobook release of "City Boy" by A.E. Wasp and narrated by Michael Pauley.
Mary Calmes stops by to talk about her latest book, "Twisted and Tied," as well as how she got started in gay romance, her writing process and what's still to come this year. She's also got an audiobook giveaway for listeners.
Complete show notes for episode 132 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
Jeff & Will look at some of the authors and exhibitors coming to the L.A. Times Festival of Books on April 21 and 22. They also remind listeners that Joyfully Jay's paranormal theme week is running through April 14.
New patron Danielle is welcomed.
Christina from Christina's Bookshelf recommends two books for baseball season: Love by Number by DJ Jamison and Bases Loaded by Sean Michael. She also talks about Campus Life, a choose your own adventure gay romance, by T.C. Orton.
Will reviews A Match for Mike by Jason & Ed Gaffney. Jeff reviews Swann's Revenge by Shira Anthony and also discusses the audiobook of The Hockey Player's Heart. The guys also review the recent NBC concert presentation of Jesus Christ Superstar.
Tammy Middleton, who writes under the name T.M. Smith, is here with the details on this year's Autism Awareness Month Auction, which runs through April 30. She also talks about her new book, Lover.
Complete show notes for episode 131 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
Jeff & Will discuss their second viewing of Love, Simon.
Their co-written book, The Hockey Player's Heart, is now available as an audiobook performed by Finn Sterling. They've got a giveaway on the shownotes page for a lucky listener to win an Audible code for the book.
The guys will be at the upcoming L.A. Times Festival of Books on April 21 and 22. They'll be doing a signing for their books and other fun stuff during that weekend.
In other news this week, Changing on the Fly: The Second Period charity anthology will disappear soon as the NHL season wraps up on April 7. Tammy Middleton's Autism Awareness Month Auction is underway with lots of great items for authors and readers to bid on. It's also Love Bytes Reviews Fifth Anniversary and Dani and her team have a ton of great giveaways planned to celebrate.
Jeff reviews the YA novel History is All You Left Me by Adam Sllvera, while Will reviews the romantic comedy Creating Clark by Jason T. Gaffney & Ed Gaffney. They also discuss some performances from MCC Theatre's recent Miscast fundraiser.
Jessica & Markie from the Top to BOTM Podcast to talk about their show, their reading influence and their love of the gay romance genre.
Complete show notes for episode 130 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.