The show kicks off with the guys wishing everyone a Happy New Year.
Jeff talks about the nomination that Schooled (Codename: Winger #2) received in the Goodreads M/M Members' Choice Best of 2018 awards. Christmas movies are quickly discussed as Jeff & Will wrote about their favorites in blog posts this week. The Kennedy Center Honors, featuring Adam Lambert making Cher cry, is also called out.
The review section kicks off with the Netflix film Dumplin'. Will reviews Peppermint Spiced Omega by Susi Hawke and Better Not Pout by Annabeth Albert. Jeff reviews Game Changer by Rachel Reid.
The reading of 2018 is recapped, including a look at trends and favorites for Jeff & Will. There's also a peek into their plans for 2019.
Complete shownotes for episode 169 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.