In this episode of the Big Gay Fiction Book Club, Jeff and Will discuss Romancing the Rough Diamond by Clare London.
Complete shownotes for this episode are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
Jeff & Will remind everyone that the May Book Club episode, featuring Clare London's “Romancing the Rough Diamond,” premieres on Tuesday, May 26. Jeff also reveals the guests who are part of the podcast's Pride month celebration.
The guys review the new documentary “What Women Want: Gay Romance” before documentarian Charlie David shares his thoughts on the film and what it was like to assemble it from all the footage he shot at GayRomLit in Alberquque last year. Charlie also has details about his new series, “Avocado Toast,” which also recently debuted.
Jesi Lea Ryan joins Jeff for a conversation about her books “Surreal Estate” and “Love Magic” where she talks about the inspiration for those stories, some of which come from her own life. Jesi also shares what got her started writing as well as what's coming up next for her.
Complete shownotes for episode 242 along with a transcript of the interview are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
Jeff & Will announce special Big Gay Fiction Podcast programming for Pride month.
Will reviews “There Galapagos My Heart” by Philip William Stover. Jeff reviews “Hard Hart” by E. Davies.
Victoria Lee talks to Jeff about the “Feverwake” series. She discusses the dystopian world she created full of queer characters, magic and government corruption. We also get details on “The Fever King” WebToon, what got her started writing as well as her next book.
Complete shownotes for episode 241 along with a transcript of the interview are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
Jeff & Will discuss the new Ryan Murphy/Netflix series Hollywood. Jeff reviews The Infinite Noise, a Bright Sessions novel by Lauren Shippen.
Clare London discusses her Romancing The... series, in particular this month's Big Gay Fiction Book Club pick Romancing The Rough Diamond. She dishes on the high-end glamour, the jewelry business and fictionalizing the real royal family. She also talks about some of her other recent re-releases and what's coming next.
Complete shownotes for episode 240 along with a transcript of the interview are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.
The guys reveal the May 2020 Big Gay Fiction Book Club selection: Romancing the Rough Diamond by Clare London. Jeff shouts out a recent episode of Tea And Strumpets, which featured KJ Charles's Band Sinister.
Jeff & Will discuss the documentaries Studio 54: The Documentary, Cherry Grove Stories and Circus of Books. Jeff reviews Layla Reyne's Variable Onset as well as the new children's book The One and Only Dylan St. Claire by Kamen Edwards and illustrated by Jeffrey Ebbeler.
Emma Scott discusses her book Someday, Someday, including the research she had to do in order to write about the many elements the book tackles, including opioid addiction and conversion therapy. Emma also talks about what got her started with writing and her shift from fantasy to romance.
Complete shownotes for episode 239 along with a transcript of the interview are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.