Will opens the show with a remembrance of author and LGBTQ advocate Patricia Nell Warren, who passed away on February 9.
Jeff recommends two industry books: Storyteller: How to Be an Audio Book Narrator by Lorelei King and Ali Muirden and Novel Idea to Podcast: How to Sell More Books Through Podcasting by Paul Sating. Will discusses Paperback Crush: The Totally Radical History of '80s and '90s Teen Fiction by Gabrielle Moss. They also talk about Hallmark's latest gay couple inclusion in a film, the Entertainment Weekly rom-com issue and Most Stuff Oreos.
Books reviews this week include Dev Bentham's Temporary Dad(part of the Bad Valentine series), Layla Reyne's Noble Hops and Jay Northcote's Starting from Scratch. In addition, there's a bonus episode this week where they review the three other Bad Valentine books.
Jeff interviews Jay Northcote about his upcoming book Better Place, which is book three in the Rainbow Place series. Jay also talks about his first book featuring a trans character, Starting from Scratch, as well as how he got started writing, what his process is and about what's coming next.
Complete shownotes for episode 175 are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.