This is a special Big Gay Fiction Podcast production of Jeff Adams reading his free short story A Very Winger Christmas (A Codename: Winger Short Story).
The blurb: Christmas is a time for family and friends, but teenage secret agent Theo Reese must solve a mysterious hack before he can enjoy Reese family holiday traditions and deliver a gift to his boyfriend, Eddie. Can he avert an international incident and save Christmas before time runs out?
A free ebook is also available at BookFunnel.
The guys discuss their Thanksgiving weekend, including checking out two new Netflix series: Super Drags and She-Ra and the Princesses of Power.
Will reminds everyone about the Queer Lit Read-A-Thon that kicks off December 2.
Jeff talks about the Macy's Thanksgiving Day performance by the cast of The Prom along with Bill Konigsberg's speech he gave at the ALAN/NCTE event Reading and Writing Resistance: Acting Up, Speaking Out in YA Lit.
Jeff tells everyone about the week of events happening with his Codename: Winger series: the release on Tuesday of Audio Assault, the forthcoming audiobook of Tracker Hacker and the free short A Very Winger Christmas that comes out on Friday.
Will reviews Snow on the Roof by Sean Ashcroft and Goldilocks and the Bearby Clare London. Jeff reviews Someday by David Levithan and Loving Loch by Kris Jacen.
Dani from Love Bytes Reviews recommends comfort series by Mary Calmes, Andrew Grey, A.E. Via and Jocelynn Drake & Rinda Elliott. She also has some fanfic comfort reads.
Complete shownotes for episode 164 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
The show opens with a moment to remember author, publisher and GRL co-organizer Ethan Day who passed away on November 10.
Rob is welcomed as a new patron.
Jeff & Will discuss the UK musical Everybody's Talking about Jamie, about a sixteen-year-old boy who wants to be a drag queen. Will reviews Chance at Love by Silvia Violet while Jeff looks at Craft Brewby Layla Reyne and Hidden in Darkness by Alice Winters.
Lisa from The Novel Approach recommends books by Gregory Ashe and the duo of Kelley York & Rowan Altwood along with a Christmas story by Leta Blake. Lisa also takes a moment to remember Ethan.
Complete shownotes for episode 163 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
Jeff opens the show discussing the progress he's made on a Codename: Winger Christmas story.
They guys talk about the Heart2Heart Anthology, which releases on Tuesday, November 13, as well as the Love Your Book Store Challenge, which runs through November 16. Will also previews The Queer Lit Read-a-Thon that takes place December 2-8.
Hallmark Channel Christmas movies, including upcoming ones with gay or gay adjacent actors, are discussed. They also focus on Road To Christmas, which features the first gay couple in a supporting role.
Will reviews Cinnamon Spiced Omega by Susi Hawke and Seeking Solace by Ari McKay.
Jeff & Will interview Ari McKay about the two books they're releasing in November: Seeking Solace and Quenched in Blood. They also discuss Designer Holiday, their new Christmas story that they're revealing the cover for on the podcast. We also find out what's next for Herc's Mercs and more looking into 2019.
Complete shownotes for episode 162 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
The podcast celebrates its third anniversary as Will also celebrates a birthday. The guys discuss their recent podcast appearances on the BiSciFi Podcast and Smart Podcast, Trashy Books.
Brandilyn recommends two series on audio: Cold Case Physicsby Pandora Pine and Hazard and SomersetMysteries by Gregory Ashe.
The touring production of On Your Feet! The Emilio & Gloria Estefan Broadway Musical is reviewed as is the novelization of Dear Evan Hansen, which Jeff read on audiobook.
Jeff interviews Anyta Sunday about Pisces Hooks Taurus, the latest in her Signs of Love series. Anyta also reveals the next pairing to happen in that series. They also talk about her Love Letters series, what got her started writing m/m romance and why she loves slow burn so much. Plus, she also reveals the podcast's horoscope for its anniversary.
Complete shownotes for episode 161 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.