Jeff and Will start off the final episode of 2016 by wishing everyone a happy holiday week.
Jeff talks about getting back to work on the second book in the Codename: Winger series as well as some work that was done on the co-writing project that's in progress. He also discusses this week's release of Love's Opening Night and Will does a brief interview to get the lowdown on the book. There's also a giveaway for podcast listeners this week to win an ebook copy.
The guys spend a few minutes talking about the books they read in 2016. Among the authors whose work they call out are: Kindle Alexander, Shira Anthony, Sarina Bowen and Elle Kennedy, Jeff Garvin, Michael Vance Gurley, TJ Klune, Devon McCormack, Jordan Nasser and Richard Compson Sater. They also looked at how many books they read compared to their goals.
Avon Gale stops by to talk about her new book, Whiskey Business, which is part of Dreamspinner's States of Love series. She also reveals what's coming up next in 2017, including the next Scoring Chances book.
Following the interview, Jeff reviews Whiskey Business as well as two new adult books from Brent Hartinger.
Episode 64 shownotes, plus the chance to win an ebook of Love’s Opening Night, are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com
Jeff and Will start off by wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy Chanukah week.
Jeff talks about the upcoming Love's Opening Night release and the blog tour that begins on December 21. He also discusses starting edits for Somewhere on Mackinac, which will release in the spring. Next he offers up a sample of the recently released audiobook Rivals and then announces a giveaway for two podcast listeners two win a Rivals audiobook/ebook combo. The winners from the recent Holiday Paranormal Paperback Giveaway are announced.
Will reviews the three Dreamspun Desires books he recently finished--Seven Card Stud by Ava Drake, Catching Heir by Julia Talbot, Striking Sparks by Ari McKay--as well as recaps the line's first year. Jeff then reviews A Faithful Son by Michael Scott Garvin and Save of the Game by Avon Gale. The guys also discuss their recently purchased coffee tablebooks from Michael Stokes, Invictus and Adonis Blue.
Jay from Joyfully Jay stops by with a look at some of her favorites from 2016 as well as holiday book recommendation.
Jeff & Will chime in with additional holiday reviews for the books Daddy Kissing Santa Claus by Max Walker and Foxe Den by Haley Walsh (with an audio performance from Joel Leslie) and the holiday film Shared Rooms. Will closes out the show talking about the phenom that is Yuri on Ice.
Episode 63 shownotes, plus the chance to win a Rivals audiobook/ebook combo, are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com
Jeff and Will start off with news about their co-writing project, a holiday giveaway that Tammy Middleton is running with several authors from December 12-23, plus the Rainbow Awards were announced and Jeff was a runner up in two categories!
The guys talk about their Christmas visit to Disneyland as well as Will's first time at The Ripped Bodice Bookstore, where the show has recently sponsored a shelf in the LGBT section.
NBC's Hairspray Live! broadcast is reviewed.
Dreamspinner Press' Poppy Dennison stops by to discuss the expansion of the Dreamspun Desires line to include Dreamspun Beyond for paranormal and Dreamspun Undercover for mystery.
Michael Jensen is interviewed about his latest book, Man & Beast, as well as his forthcoming Man & Monster and his new Drowning World series.
Complete shownotes for episode 62 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
Jeff and Will discuss what they're looking forward to during their weekend in Disneyland as well as Will's first trip to The Ripped Bodice.
Lex Chase stops by to discuss The Unlikely Prospect, her very first contemporary book which is part of Dreamspinner's State of Love series. Lex's mention of Hallmark Channel Christmas films leads the guys into talking about movies they've enjoyed during this year's Countdown to Christmas.
Next up they review holiday stories from Matt Burlingame and A.J. Truman. Jeff also reviews Rank by Richard Compson Sater.
Brandilyn from Prism Book Alliance also offers up some book recommendations.
Complete shownotes for episode 61, and the chance to enter the Holiday Paranormal Paperback Giveaway, are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.