The guys talk about the surprise they had this week as the podcast made O: The Oprah Magazine's list of "21 Best Book Podcasts." They also wish everyone a happy International Podcast Day, welcome back The Queer Creative as they start season 2, and wish a happy Pride week to everyone celebrating with Druid City Pride in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Jeff reviews Goalie Interference by Avon Gale & Piper Vaughn and Face the Music by K.M. Nuehold. Will joins Jeff to review King Me by Lucy Lennox.
Coastal Magic Convention Featured Author interviews kick off with Katey Hawthrone. Katey talks about her Superpowered Love and Witchy Boys series, her love of comic books and sci-fi and how she got started writing. She also discusses what she's looking forward to at her first Coastal Magic.
Complete shownotes for episode 208 along with a transcript of the interview are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
The guys kick off the show talking about the Netflix series The Order. Jeff reviews A Gentleman Never Keeps Score by Cat Sebastian. Will reviews The Amorous Attorney by Frank W. Butterfield and I've Got This by Louisa Masters.
Jeff & Will talk to Louisa Masters about her new book I've Got This, the first in the Joy Universe series. Louisa tells all about the book's origins, the fun she had developing the theme park and what's coming next in the series. She also discusses Out of the Office, how she fell in love with romance and what else she's working on.
Complete shownotes for episode 207 along with a transcript of the interview are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
Jeff & Will discuss the revamped Patreon rewards that are available starting this month, including this week's sneak peek of the new Big Gay Fiction: After Dark.
Jeff reviews Criminal Past by Gregory Ashe and It Takes Two to Tumble by Cat Sebastian.
Anne Hawley talks to the guys about her regency romance Restraint and what sparked her love of historicals and writing. Anne also talks about the Masterwork Experiment she's worked on to analyze Brokeback Mountain and take those story beats to create a new story.
Complete shownotes for episode 206 along with a transcript of the interview are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
Jeff & Will talk about the past week, including their wedding anniversary and Jeff beginning a writing masterclass.
The guys also talk about the upcoming slate of Hallmark Channel Christmas movies featuring out actors. The movies The Hustle and A Simple Favor are discussed. Jeff reviews How to Be Remy Cameron by Julian Winters. Will reviews The Unexpected Heiress by Frank W. Butterfield and Anticipating Temptation by Silvia Violet.
Jeff talks to Hailey Turner about the latest in her Soulbound series, A Crown of Iron and Silver, along with the origins of the series and her love of mythology. In addition, they discuss the Metahuman Files series, her origins as a writer and what's still to come.
Complete shownotes for episode 205 along with a transcript of the interview are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
Jeff & Will review the gay romantic comedy Analysis Paralysis from Jason T. Gaffney. In books, Will reviews Family Camp by Eli Easton and Jeff reviews Balefire by Jordan L. Hawk.
Jay from Joyfully Jay talks with Jeff about the blog's Reading Challenge Month, which gives blog visitors the chance to discover some new books and win some big prizes. Jay also recommends books she's been reading: Soul on Fire by Tal Bauer, Dealing in Death by L.J. Hayward and The Witchstone Amulet by Mason Thomas.
Complete shownotes for episode 204 along with a transcript of the interview are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.