We kick off this week’s show by wishing a happy one year anniversary to Markie and Jess at the Top to BOTM Podcast. We also congratulate Dreamspinner Press and author Hudson Lin for scoring a review from Entertainment Weekly. Jeff also mentions that he’s off to have a fan boy moment when he sees Becky Albertalli on the book tour for What If It’s Us.
Victoria is welcomed to our Patreon family.
Jeff talks with author Tere Michaels to celebrate the tenth anniversary of her book, Faith & Fidelity.
The guys talk about the PBS series The Great American Read. Will reviews Wedding Favors by Anne Tenino while Jeff discusses Taming Teddy by Lucy Lennox and narrated by Michael Pauley and Thrall by Avon Gale & Roan Parrish.
Jeff talks with author and Romance Writer’s of America Board of Directors member Priscilla Oliveras about her recent keynote speech at the Dreamspinner Press Author Conference where she spoke about diversity.
Jeff then interviews Damon Suede about his recent re-election to the RWA Board to find out what he hopes to accomplish in the next two years and what it means for readers. Damon also talks about the books he’s got coming up.
Here are the things we talk about in this episode:
- Top to BOTM Podcast website
- Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli on Amazon
- Love, Simon on Amazon
- Hot Stuff: July Romance Novels Tackle Tricky Tropes on EW.com (scroll to the last review for Three Months to Forever by Hudson Lin)
- 2018 GRL Dirty Dozen Blog Hop schedule on JeffAdamsWrites.com
- What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera on Amazon
- What If It’s Us book tour on BeckyAlbertalli.com
- Tere Michaels: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Amazon
- Faith & Fidelity by Tere Michaels on Amazon
- The Hockey Player’s Heart by Jeff Adams & Will Knauss on Amazon
- The Great American Read on PBS
- Wedding Favors by Anne Tenino on Amazon
- Taming Teddy by Lucy Lennox, narrated by Michael Pauley on Amazon
- Thrall by Avon Gale & Roan Parrish on Amazon
- Big Gay Fiction Podcast on Patreon.com
- Big Gay Fiction Podcast patrons on BGFP website
- Priscilla Oliveras: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Amazon
- Damon Suede: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Amazon