The Queer Sacramento Author Collective reading took place on Friday night at the Lavender Library featuring readings from LE Franks, Pat Henshaw, Amy Lane, J. Scott Coatsworth and co-host Jeff Adams.
Crabbypatty is welcomed as the newest patron.
Jay from Joyfully Jay stops by with a preview of the upcoming Reading Challenge Month, which begins September 3. She also recommends books from Tal Bauer, Lee Welch, Amy Lane and N.R. Walker.
Summer movies The Meg, Christopher Robin, Becoming Bond and Crazy Rich Asians are briefly discussed. Jeff talks about his first visit to Rosalind Abel's Lavender Shores with a quick review of The Palisade while Will goes on to review the fourth Shores book, The Shipwreck.
Hank Edwards, our first Coastal Magic Convention Featured Author guest, is here to talk about the latest in his Critter Catchers series as well as the re-release of his Fluffers, Inc.series. He also tells us what he enjoys about Coastal Magic and gives us a look at what's coming next for him. The details on the giveaway he's offering are at the bottom of the shownotes page.
Complete shownotes for episode 151 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
This week the podcast celebrates its 150th episode, which features a freshened up introduction and closing by voice artist Derrick McClain.
The guys congratulate the filmmaking team of Jason T. Gaffney, Ed Gaffney and Suzanne Brockmann on Analysis Paralysis getting its world premiere screening at September's Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival.
The documentary Kiki is reviewed. Jeff then reviews Not Your Villain by C.B. Lee and also gives a shoutout to Rhys Ford's upcoming book, Savior. He encourages people to pre-order that ahead of its mid-September release.
Author and filmmaker Brian Sloan is interviewed about his latest project, West 40s. Brian also talks about earlier works, such as his YA novels, the film WTC View and what he currently enjoys watching.
Complete shownotes for episode 150 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
Jeff & Will welcome new listeners who discovered the show because of episode 147 with TJ Klune and Kirt Graves. The guys also announced the show is now available on Spotify.
Sandy is welcomed as a new member of the Patreon community.
The reality crafting series Making It is discussed as are the documentaries When the Beat Drops, about Atlanta's bucking scene, and Light in the Water, which chronicles the history of the West Hollywood Aquatics Club.
Will reviews the cozy mystery Cruel Candy by Mildred Abbott and Jeff reviews Scorpio Hates Virgoby Anyta Sunday.
The guys interview Geoffrey Knight about the Fathom's Five series and My Billionaire series. Geoff also talks about what got him started writing, who some of his author influences are and if the findings from his Why Straight Women Love Gay Romance book still hold true today.
Complete shownotes for episode 149 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
Opening this week's show, Jeff announces that he submitted the fourth Codename: Winger book.
Kendra is congratulated as the winner of the Layla Reyne giveaway from episode 146.
The guys talk about the latest Kickstarter from Suzanne Brockmann and Jason T. Gaffney for their upcoming film Out of Body.
Will reviews Kidnapped by the Pirate by Keira Andrews and Jeff reviews Five Minutes Longer by Victoria Sue and There Goes Sunday School by Alexander C. Eberhart.
Jeff interviews Carrie Pack about her latest book, Past Imperfect, as well as her new podcast, Bi Sci Fi. Carrie's also giving away a paperback ARC of Past Imperfect. For a chance to win, listeners should send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the word "Past" in the subject line. More details on the giveaway are at the bottom of the shownotes page.
Complete shownotes for episode 148 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.